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And, wow, okay here’s one more.

And what he could have said is this: when you have a design problem you will think of two ways to do things and you’ll make a choice, but actually there’s aren’t two ways but there are two hundred, so you should do the design work and invent a good one.

But he didn’t bother saying that — he just did it. He drew the two hundred faces. Acts not facts. So that’s why I’m in love with Bruno Munari.

Okay, whatever. I’m going to give quite a chain of consciousness talk today, about the things that make my life interesting, because if I want to be a designer, an inventor of culture, and I want to invent interesting things, I have to start, I have to pay attention to what I find interesting. And we’ll just see where we end up.

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June 25, 2009

Scope opened reboot11 in Copenhagen (themed 'action'), June 2009, by introducing Thackara's concept of the macroscope, asking how society should spend 100 million hours, and inspiring participation.

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