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I have a foresight crush…on Rasa

So, I must admit, I have developed a bit of a player crush.  I had seen Rasa’s cards before and thought they were interesting but then I saw this card: I was a total goner. Head over heels. Giddy. Butterflies … Continue reading

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Turn on, tune in, innovate. Naturally.

Players Lekhraj, thewheatengineer, galaxia, Matt Stitz, and  Powerton expand the realms of humans innovation through harnessing the wisdom of nature, biomimicry and interspecies communication. thewheatenginer posits that in 2038 we will have incorporated all of the efficiencies of the natural world. galaxia  inquires … Continue reading

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Learning from Nature, the Ultimate Open Source

If history repeats itself, nature evolves. How can we learn from nature to ensure our research and innovation processes are evolving? Player fox2038 suggests nature’s 5 billion years of trial and error is a treasure trove of information waiting for … Continue reading

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The Value of Collaboration

The_Doctor says that in 2038 the old thought of Intellectual Property will not exist. There are tons of examples demonstrating the value of open models for innovation. This is challenging the traditional notion of ownership over ideas, and the theory … Continue reading

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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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Volunteer Research Corps

User Batman takes a break from vigilante crimefighting to share a vision in which the concerned public rallies their research skills in order to make big changes to the world.  What would this look like?  Can massive groups of researchers really … 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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Over 6,000 ideas played!

25 hours into gameplay, Innovate2038 has generated  6,056 ideas played by 483 registered players. The quality of the ideas has been astounding and leaderboard competition fierce. Students are making a strong showing, representing 4 out of the current top 10 players! The big question … Continue reading

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Reality TV to the Rescue?

The image of scientists as “cool” or “popular” has been a recurring theme. How do we make kids view the sciences as not just challenging/rewarding, but also fun, cool, and glamorous? Will raising the status and image of scientists in … Continue reading

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A Take on Immortality

Is there a way to make better use of the deceased? Perhaps more effectively encapsulating the knowledge they possessed in life? NullDeco thinks so. In an unusual take on immortality, he says human remains may one day be stored in … Continue reading

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