Leading scientists give our civilization something between 18 months to twelve years to implement the far-reaching changes that could limit the current climate emergency.
Digital activities have real ecological impact. Computers, smartphones, data centers, transport infrastructure … all are very greedy in materials and energy.
We met Joke Quintens to talk about new forms of citizen collaboration and how we can accelerate change-making for the common good.
Dan Acher, social artist and founder of Happy City Lab: “I saw messages such as ‘I’m afraid of becoming like my father,’ and ‘I’m homosexual and I do not know how to say it.’
The majority of the population does not have the digital culture necessary to master this new writing system. Only a few experts and the major digital players know and control these new techniques, and therefore this new way of thinking.
Beyond being an intense learning experience for the whole team, POC21 saved us about a year in the development of the project: by forcing us to free up time for the project, providing us with all the necessary tools and giving us access to funding.
The emergence of digital platforms, which have changed the rules of the game in sectors such as mobility, tourism, training or finance, are also reconfiguring labor relations and the future of work.
The commons are nothing new. History has always counted citizens pooling resources and managing them collectively and autonomously.
Max Schwitalla talked to OuiShare about how we can transform our cities through small-scale solutions, mobility hubs and citizen participation, putting sustainability and quality of life at the center.
Communities are as old as humanity but have amazing plasticity.
Michael Wood-Lewis, a founder of Front Porch Forum, spoke to Ouishare about the platform’s role in building community and increasing social capital.
Art shows us there are other possibilites.
Ecosystem thinking is, in the context of uncertainty, complexity and acute volatility in which organizations have been evolving for a few years, a key to making the world meaningful.