The landscape of today’s problems is rapidly changing. While we’ve made significant progress, many existing social challenges continue to grow in magnitude and complexity, and each year new problems arise. That dramatic change will not be driven by traditional thinking. Designing solutions for today’s social problems requires an entrepreneurial approach, a mindset that embodies the characteristics of bold thinkers with...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TNgiGhBcFQ Social Change Needs Our Soul! We are all leaders.  If we want to be a leader in the area of social change, we need to appreciate that learning leadership skills alone will not be enough to make a positive impact.  If you want to be a leader of change that has a positive social impact, pause and put the books down,...

Welcome on board Heroes behind the Shield! The project - Faceshield Nova Friburgo - was developed by professors of UFF (Universidade Federal Fluminense) and UERJ (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) in Nova Friburgo along side with Persona 3D company, in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The chief researcher of the project Edgard Poiate (Professor at UERJ/IPRJ) tells: « In the...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tluIuF4SiKo “Our world needs more heroes” Albert Einstein. Heroes come in many forms, young and old, male and female, who are mostly ordinary, everyday people whose acts of heroism qualify as extra-ordinary. The defining qualities of heroism are: intentional action in service to others in need, or to humanity by defending a moral cause, aware of potential risks and personal costs. Anyone...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgyBIBXqUd4&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1iCEokYzCYFlVe3FCzVAUAR0pUv1niKcgYHI0epuKYmG_ihhJdH84V8ds The power of words should never be underestimated. Words have power and deeply influence our lives. They seep into our consciousness and influence our emotions and our behaviour. They shape how we see the world. Words consist of vibration and sound. It is these vibrations that create the very reality that surrounds us. Words are the creator; the creator of...

As we are preparing to come out of lockdown. People around the World has one thing in mind, what will be the new normal post COVID 19 lockdown. In order to answer this question, the leading team of "You Learn I Learn" got together once again to have a fruitful discussion. Here below we are sharing with you all few points...

Cette interview du journaliste Stéphane Aubouard met en lumière des concepts innovants — Transition Design, approches Holonomiques, Action Ecosystémique, Hybridation culturelle, ou Win3 — à utiliser par les entrepreneurs, les politiques et tous les porteurs de projets œuvrant en faveur d’une transition, d’une évolution du monde. « Nous défendons un entrepreneuriat politique, engagé et citoyen » Pour Laura Petrache et Yannick Le...

Word of the day:  Skeuomorphism. This is a term that will be familiar to designers. Skeuomorph /ˈskjuːə(ʊ)mɔːf/ noun: skeuomorph; plural noun: skeuomorphs an object or feature which imitates the design of a similar artefact made from another material.an element of a graphical user interface which mimics a physical object Skeuomorphs are used in design for a number of reasons, sometimes they can be...

Super Man. Wonder Woman, you can take a break. The coronavirus pandemic has called for a new squadron of real-life heroes to protect the planet on the frontlines of the crisis. B1-AKT launches a series of International Portraits concerning Heroes of the Front Lines against the Covid 19 global pandemic (women and men). We Are One Social Media Campaign puts...

Today we invite you to shape the future! Visions for transitions to sustainable societies are needed, based upon the reconception of entire life-styles that are human scale, place-based, but globally connected in their exchange of technology, cuture and information. These visions are based upon communities that are in symbiotic relationships to the ecosystems within which they are embedded. Transition Design...