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Working in Tokyo, bedding down baby remotely and searching for next sperm

November 25, 2050 My name is Hana, 28 years old. I work in an HR company in Tokyo. 2 years ago, I got 1st baby…

Is Human Behavior as Simple as Ant’s?

In the world of ants, there is no supervisor of their colony, and worker ants don’t receive orders from their queen. Ants run a decentralized…

Votes in favor of an alternative future?

What if the citizens of a nation had the possibility to make all the decisions that are debated in congress through their vote? During the…

Stats in TD?

  Stats in TD?   Pop quiz! These questions come from Hans Rosling’s Factfulness, a book that explores some statistics that describe global trends in…

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As a child I had a peculiar habit of making happy and sad faces by picturing the arrangement of holes on the power socket. Back…

Edward Scissorhands as Speculative Design

The other week, I watched Edward Scissorhands for the first time. While I didn’t know it at the time, this film would provide a relevant…

Throwing a Brick at My Baby

A designer I spoke with recently gave me the advice that when you get stuck, “Throw a brick at your baby.” In this metaphor, my…

Llenando Lagunas con Ceniza / Filling Lacunas with Ash

The dominant narratives espoused by Mexican mainstream media and sanctioned by the government are rife with lies and deliberate lacunas. Mexico is currently in the…