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Design

From BFI, the Buckminster Fuller Institute: “The function of what I call design science is to solve problems by introducing into the environment new artifacts, the availability of which will induce their spontaneous employment by humans and thus, coincidentally, cause … Continue reading

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Measure

Man is the measurer of all things. We are rather fond of our measures. We spend a whole lot of time thinking about them. We devote considerable effort building whole organizations, companies and institutions around them. Consequently they command much … Continue reading

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Trust

Trust, like love, needs to be a verb. We need to keep on doing it, in spite of previous experiences, of disasters narrowly avoided, of opportunities lost due to reasonable, and at times, unreasonable doubt. When connecting, bridging between language … Continue reading

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Distill

Life has this propensity of bringing lots of things to our attention, more or less unfiltered, and/or filtered in ways we at first don’t recognize, nor easily can make sense of. As we go through life, we develop this knack … Continue reading

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