Posts Tagged ‘Technology’

Social innovation: How about measuring water quality for ourselves?!

City Mine(d) is a Brussels- and London-based NGO that has been active for over 20 years in projects involving citizens and local residents in urban development. City Mine(d) deliberately blurs the boundaries between social and technological innovation and artistic creation. Using the methodology of “radical prototyping”, Jim Segers, one of City Mine(d)’s founders, tells URBACT [...]

By Jim Segers, on August 22nd, 2017 at 11:11

Jyväskyla: Designing Human Solutions

In the recent increase for demand of technology we often forget the main reason why we invest and develop new technological solutions. The social dimension, the problem-solving dimension, takes a back seat when facing the enthusiasm of the recent creations. The “gadget lifestyle” could improve the economy, but doesn’t solve any of the major challenges [...]

By URBACT, on March 28th, 2011 at 12:31