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nik [Justin Pickard]
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maja
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 ==== Data Ecologies 14 - various notes ==== ==== Data Ecologies 14 - various notes ====
  
-notes from the 2014 edition of [[:data_ecologies]] (as extrapotaed during http://timesup.org/DE14 and http://timesup.org/DE14-booksprint) +[[:/Lecture notes]] from the 2014 edition of [[:data_ecologies]] (as extrapolated during http://timesup.org/DE14 and http://timesup.org/DE14-booksprint) 
  
-further details and edits -> http://wiki.physicalnarration.org/wiki/index.php/DE14+ 
 +Audio recordings of the talks can be found at -> http://physicalnarration.org/DE14_AUDIO 
 + 
 +further details and edits from the dilgent TU note takers -> http://wiki.physicalnarration.org/wiki/index.php/DE14
  
 ==== Time's Up ==== ==== Time's Up ====
  
 +(see also http://wiki.physicalnarration.org/wiki/index.php/DE14TU )
  
   * 2003 - 5-6 data ecologies so far   * 2003 - 5-6 data ecologies so far
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   * now: primarily about abstraction & concretisation   * now: primarily about abstraction & concretisation
  
- +{{>http://www.flickr.com/photos/foam/14256979612/in/set-72157644825294854}} \\
-{{>https://www.flickr.com/photos/foam/14256979612/in/set-72157644825294854}} \\+
  
   * misusing and misinterpret terms and phrases   * misusing and misinterpret terms and phrases
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 ==== Scott Smith ==== ==== Scott Smith ====
  
-{{>https://www.flickr.com/photos/foam/14236007196}} \\+{{>http://www.flickr.com/photos/foam/14236007196}} \\
  
   * Unshocking the future   * Unshocking the future
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     * calibrate uncanniness     * calibrate uncanniness
     * guide the audience toward a future     * guide the audience toward a future
-  * "if it is too weird, it will be dismissed as art, and if too normal, it will be effortlessly assimilated"Dinne & Raby+  * "if it is too weird, it will be dismissed as art, and if too normal, it will be effortlessly assimilated"Dunne & Raby
   * getting people to talk to us about how they explored different pieces (both unknowingly and knowingly)   * getting people to talk to us about how they explored different pieces (both unknowingly and knowingly)
   * different people reacted differently to it   * different people reacted differently to it
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 ==== Eva Lenz ====  ==== Eva Lenz ==== 
  
-{{>https://www.flickr.com/photos/foam/14072623867/}} \\+{{>http://www.flickr.com/photos/foam/14072623867/}} \\
  
   * http://hassenzahl.wordpress.com   * http://hassenzahl.wordpress.com
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 ==== MITI ==== ==== MITI ====
  
-{{>https://www.flickr.com/photos/foam/14255891411/}} \\+{{>http://www.flickr.com/photos/foam/14255891411/}} \\
  
-Transmedia storytelling (to type up from notebook...)+Transmedia storytelling (to type up from notebook...) and http://wiki.physicalnarration.org/wiki/index.php/DE14MaraDionisioJulianHanna
  
 ==== FoAM ==== ==== FoAM ====
  
-{{>https://www.flickr.com/photos/foam/14259096175/}} \\+{{>http://www.flickr.com/photos/foam/14259096175/}} \\
  
   * written notes on [[FoAM at Data Ecologies 2014]]    * written notes on [[FoAM at Data Ecologies 2014]] 
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   * design experiences to bring futures to life for audiences who want to explore, interact…   * design experiences to bring futures to life for audiences who want to explore, interact…
   * digital / transmedia storytelling & strategic foresight   * digital / transmedia storytelling & strategic foresight
-  * strategic foresight at OCAD - embedded in the oldest of arts and design institutions in Canada+  * strategic foresight at OCADU - embedded in the oldest of arts and design institutions in Canada
   * i hear and i forget (written scenarios), i see and i remember, i do and i understand - confucius   * i hear and i forget (written scenarios), i see and i remember, i do and i understand - confucius
   * Rafael Popper - how are foresight methods selected (2008)   * Rafael Popper - how are foresight methods selected (2008)
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   * didn’t manage to do a large scale ethnographic research about how people experienced the project - maxed out schedules    * didn’t manage to do a large scale ethnographic research about how people experienced the project - maxed out schedules 
   * big nut to crack: how to integrate ethnographic engagement with the audience - in the narrative and metanarrative level - harvesting information about the process   * big nut to crack: how to integrate ethnographic engagement with the audience - in the narrative and metanarrative level - harvesting information about the process
-  * ZED.TO ByoLOGic, Visitations, Shadowfall - ARGs, interactive theatre, pervasive event for a corporate client +  * ZED.TO ByoLogyc, Visitations, Shadowfall - ARGs, interactive theatre, pervasive event for a corporate client 
  
-ZET.TO ByoLogic +ZED.TO: ByoLogyc 
-  * simulation of the end of the world, lifestyle biotech, what would a ByoLogic company might feel like to interact with ("personal enhancement solutions")+  * simulation of the end of the world, lifestyle biotech, what would a ByoLogyc company feel like to interact with ("personal lifestyle enhancement solutions")
   * futures driven by people involved   * futures driven by people involved
-  * involving actors from improv (comedy) and military drills +  * involving actors from improv (comedy) and military simulations 
-  * synthetic pandemic immune deficiency disaster+  * synthetic pandemicimmune deficiency disaster
   * 4 major live interactive performances - 4 archetypal futures   * 4 major live interactive performances - 4 archetypal futures
   * 4 tracks / paths through the story - adventure (evacuee), power (paramilitary), action (resistance), priviledge (board member)    * 4 tracks / paths through the story - adventure (evacuee), power (paramilitary), action (resistance), priviledge (board member) 
-  * online narrative - versatile intern program for sharing their medical history +  * online narrative - Versatile Intern Program for sharing their medical history 
-  * graphic novel in e-ink (backstory +  * graphic novel in e-ink (backstory) 
-  * videos vimeo.com/byologica +  * videosvimeo.com/byologyc 
-  * byologic.com+  * byologyc.com
   * apps for facebook and twitter - simulate spread of disease through social networks   * apps for facebook and twitter - simulate spread of disease through social networks
   * funded through indiegogo, awards…   * funded through indiegogo, awards…
   * becomes interesting when it began involving the movers and shakers in the synthetic biology world (e.g. pink army cooperative)   * becomes interesting when it began involving the movers and shakers in the synthetic biology world (e.g. pink army cooperative)
-  * most interesting collab. with Synbiota - open source synthetic biology+  * most interesting resulting collab. with Synbiota - open source synthetic biology storytelling + strategy
   * bringing the future to life: http://goog.gl/ChRDZU   * bringing the future to life: http://goog.gl/ChRDZU
  
-Autodesk Shadowfall +Autodesk ByoLogyc Shadowfall 
-  * continuation of the story for nasa, tech pioneers and venture capitals+  * extension of the storyworld for nasa, tech pioneers and venture capitalists
   * www.byologyc.com/shadowfall   * www.byologyc.com/shadowfall
-  * how a company might oversimplify decisions with biotech+  * how a company might oversimplify decisions with biotech, strong AI, asteroid mining, exobiology
   * is there a benefit to keeping forecasting as boring as possible - corporate clients don’t want to make artefacts and results publicly available - worrysome related to ethics and agency   * is there a benefit to keeping forecasting as boring as possible - corporate clients don’t want to make artefacts and results publicly available - worrysome related to ethics and agency
-  * interesting to create a shared storyworld made up of all the stories in a database - corporate clients don’t want this to happen+  * interesting to create a shared storyworld made up of all the stories in a database - corporate clients don’t necessarily want this to happen
  
  
 ==== Julian Bleecker ==== ==== Julian Bleecker ====
  
-{{>https://www.flickr.com/photos/foam/14259106555/in/photostream/}}+{{>http://www.flickr.com/photos/foam/14259106555/in/photostream/}} \\
  
 Video of the current works at the Near Futures lab: "A Catalog Of An Extraordinary Future When It Becomes An Ordinary Today" Video of the current works at the Near Futures lab: "A Catalog Of An Extraordinary Future When It Becomes An Ordinary Today"
 +  * "Normal Everyday Futures"
   * Opening your eyes to the world around you - everything becomes an opportunity to interrogated   * Opening your eyes to the world around you - everything becomes an opportunity to interrogated
   * http://nearfuturelaboratory.com/   * http://nearfuturelaboratory.com/
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 ==== Justin Pickard ==== ==== Justin Pickard ====
  
-{{>https://www.flickr.com/photos/foam/14279282873/in/photostream/}}+{{>http://www.flickr.com/photos/foam/14279282873/in/photostream/}}
  
   * "in sync?", work in progress    * "in sync?", work in progress 
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   * 'futurist as a label' - how do you orient yourself in the futures space   * 'futurist as a label' - how do you orient yourself in the futures space
   * problematic - neutrality, view from nowhere, or view from above   * problematic - neutrality, view from nowhere, or view from above
-  * "gods eye view, the arc" to gods eyes views - meddling helenic gods - rationality + playful/chaotic side of things+  * "gods eye view, the arc" to gods eyes views - meddling helenic gods - rationality + playful/chaotic side of things (NOTE, could also be seen as related to [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lila_%28Hinduism%29|Lila]] in Hinduism?
   * google maps - no fixed borders - it depends where you’re looking from    * google maps - no fixed borders - it depends where you’re looking from 
   * donna haraway - "situated knowledge"   * donna haraway - "situated knowledge"
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   * socialisation of uncertainty - our decisions make the world more uncertain for others   * socialisation of uncertainty - our decisions make the world more uncertain for others
  
-  * hydra: what becomes stronger through attach - what is anti-fragile? you don’t want to be a hercules, you want to be a monster+  * hydra: what becomes stronger through attack - what is anti-fragile? you don’t want to be a hercules, you want to be a monster
    * creativity in crisis? networks with a lot of redundancy    * creativity in crisis? networks with a lot of redundancy
   * superstruct, justing game master for the 'outlaw planet'     * superstruct, justing game master for the 'outlaw planet'  
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 ====summaries, conclusions, digressions...==== ====summaries, conclusions, digressions...====
  
-{{>https://secure.flickr.com/photos/foam/14259222125/}}+{{>http://www.flickr.com/photos/foam/14259222125/}}
  
   * towards electrolyte supplements for the booksprint   * towards electrolyte supplements for the booksprint
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 Possible topics to expand in the booksprint: reaching out, the ethics of on-ramps, how to integrate people compassionately, ethnography of experiential futures, actively investing belief in an experience, surfacing stories that live in communities, lead ins and lead outs from a futures experience, weirdness, confusions, structure-vs-antistructure, preciseness vs vagueness, politicisation, literacy, education, impact on people in the long term, harvesting information as a part of a whole lifecycle of people’s engagement in futures, playfulness, enabling situations, call creating, disappointments when a future doesn’t happen, what happens as hope disappears, agility, future as a dynamic complex system rather than a point in time, iteration and adaptation, anti-fragility, exploratory forecasts, a wide range of futures to move away from dystopia, how to teach the processes and methods of futures thinking, issues of scale (permaculture principles, fractals, acupuncture, NNNI), ethics, critical theory of futures, consider positions of priviledge, dissolution and re-absorption of foresight, future of futures, socialisation of futures (of observation, awareness, filtering, synthesizing, storytelling and communication), how can we stitch together foresight and other practices, where you experiment the lab is, what is the motivation, historical perspective (walking backwards into the future), humour, different perspectives and modalities (and everything above)  Possible topics to expand in the booksprint: reaching out, the ethics of on-ramps, how to integrate people compassionately, ethnography of experiential futures, actively investing belief in an experience, surfacing stories that live in communities, lead ins and lead outs from a futures experience, weirdness, confusions, structure-vs-antistructure, preciseness vs vagueness, politicisation, literacy, education, impact on people in the long term, harvesting information as a part of a whole lifecycle of people’s engagement in futures, playfulness, enabling situations, call creating, disappointments when a future doesn’t happen, what happens as hope disappears, agility, future as a dynamic complex system rather than a point in time, iteration and adaptation, anti-fragility, exploratory forecasts, a wide range of futures to move away from dystopia, how to teach the processes and methods of futures thinking, issues of scale (permaculture principles, fractals, acupuncture, NNNI), ethics, critical theory of futures, consider positions of priviledge, dissolution and re-absorption of foresight, future of futures, socialisation of futures (of observation, awareness, filtering, synthesizing, storytelling and communication), how can we stitch together foresight and other practices, where you experiment the lab is, what is the motivation, historical perspective (walking backwards into the future), humour, different perspectives and modalities (and everything above) 
  
-{{>https://secure.flickr.com/photos/foam/14257092662/}}+{{>http://www.flickr.com/photos/foam/14257092662/}}
  
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