How do we perceive economy? What stories do we tell ourselves about it? Or is there just one overwhelmingly dominant story we have implicitly embodied and keep telling ourselves? I participated in the Economia conference in April with a presentation and a video artwork I did in collaboration with my brother Tomi Dufva. Our topic was […]Read more "Imagining Alternative Future Economies"
Future is noisy. There are so many signals of potential future developments that it is hard to hear anything important amidst it. New technologies join the clank of the engine that drives the hype machine. Multiple voices tell the stories and anecdotes about shifts in behaviour, politics and priorities. Facts, ideas and opinions form a […]Read more "Finding whispers in the futures noise"
I have been reading the new book by Douglas Rushkoff, which got me thinking about alternative views as to where platform thinking might lead us. The discussion revolves largely around where the next disruption will be or which will be the winning platforms. But perhaps there are other options to think about. Here I list […]Read more "Three options for platform economy"
Last week I was in Brisbane for the ISPIM summit on innovation management in Brisbane. A popular theme throughout the conference was the new emerging way of thinking about businesses, innovation and the economy in general. This new way is reflected in concepts such as digital economy, innovation ecosystem and platform thinking. Looking back to […]Read more "Equality in a collaborative, distributed innovation system"