Author Archives: Sarah Smith

Can Changing Our Basic Approaches to Learning Change Our Basic Thinking Around R&D?

Some recent exchanges on the platform have echoed wider conversations about shifts taking hold in our approaches to learning.  When looking at developments like the meteoric rise of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) it is tempting to think about this in … Continue reading

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Ditching the internet, psychedelics, and dream states

As we get started this morning – use these cards to think about how you can best prepare your mind for creative problem solving! Looking out to 2038, think about what new norms or practices could be implemented across research … Continue reading

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The value of immersive futures

To continue with variations on the simulation theme - Zeebuzz suggests that a virtual world could make the longer-term effects of climate change more tangible and create a sense of urgency. Simulation will certainly help play out scenarios in a lab, but … Continue reading

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the end of human testing?

Player Nate suggests that one thing preventing enthusiasm about the sciences is objections to human and animal testing. Throughout the game there has been talk about how simulation will transform the R&D process. A few players, DanA and jogger1031, are suggesting we … Continue reading

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