Ideas & Observations


Recent Talks

Speculative Realities (video) — Scott Smith (with Nicolas Nova, Michelle Kazprzak and Edwin Gardner) — Impakt Festival, Utrecht — 26 October, 2017

Upcoming Talks and Workshops

Ethics in Design Fiction  — Scott Smith will be talking about the role of design fiction and speculative design in an increasingly complex public sphere at Primer Conference EU, in Helsinki, 10-11 September, 2018. More.

Dubai Future Academy Strategic Foresight — We're delivering training for future foresight in Dubai for government and private sector. If you're in the region, check it out. More

Scott Smith will be a guest lecturer at IED Barcelona's 'Innovation & Future Thinking' Summer Course 17-18 July. More

See past talks here



Recent Writing

"What Will Everyday Space Look Like?" — Scott Smith — Medium

"Speculative Humanitarian Futures" — Scott Smith — Medium

"Designing Dubai's Future," — Scott Smith — Medium

Changeist in the Media

"Beyond Survival Kits: Humanitarian Aid Is Going Wireless, Communal, And Autonomous" — Aarathi Krishnan — Fast Company

"Think Like a Futurist to Be Prepared for the Totally Unexpected" — Christopher Mims — Wall Street Journal



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