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Plural Perspectives with Erik Peters

Erik Peters (he/they) is an interdisciplinary artist and designer engaging with the worldbuilding potentialities seeded in the act of storytelling, uncovering how speculative fiction can germinate new universes of being. Their research-based and collaborative practice is [...]

About Organisms with Anton Poikolainen Rosén

Dr. Anton Poikolainen Rosén is a Postdoctoral researcher at Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture. His research focuses on sustainable futures in Human-Cumputer Interaction and more-than-human design. He works with ethnographic methods, research through design, [...]

Diversity of Being with Jelle van Dijk

Jelle van Dijk is a researcher, teacher, writer, speaker and he draws comics. He is an Assistant Professor in Human Centred Design at the University of Twente, amazed by people, who they are, what they do, and [...]

You Are a Planet Swarming with Life

You think about yourself as a unique individual, you experience yourself and your body as a whole. You have one name, but you should actually have many names. You are not one, you are an exuberant ever-changing crowd, a planet swarming with life, a symbiotic microbiome full of millions of micro-organisms that perform various, indispensable functions in your body. In fact, you are innumerable, always a 'we' and never merely an 'I'.

Haunting the Designer: Ghosts in the Machine

  This work was submitted by Michelle Vossen. The opinions and conclusions expressed in it do not necessarily constitute those of the Future Based platform. All rights reserved to the author. Do you have a thesis, a dissertation, or any other kind of research that is gathering dust on a shelf? Would you like to submit your work to our database? Get in touch! The ghost in the machine is defined as the consciousness in a physical entity. The term was coined by Gilbert Ryle in his book The Concept of Mind. The book was a criticism of Descartes’ belief in dualism, the idea that the mind exists independently of the brain. www.grammarist.com Ryle [...]

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