Eco Technologies: Sustainable Design or Design for Sustainability?

Imagine a proactive world where every citizen can contribute by using new forms of communication …

Wednesday, 24th March 2010 | 6:30 pm

usmanandrob.jpg“What if, through the Internet of Things, we can create a layer of data, open to all, through which individuals can decide for themselves what they are willing to pay for, get direct feedback from their voluntary donations, coordinate community spending that has a direct bearing on their needs through participatory budgeting, and negotiate with people in other parts of the world?”

Usman Haque is director Haque Design + Research Ltd, founder of and CEO of Connected Environments Ltd. He has created responsive environments, interactive installations, digital interface devices and mass-participation performances around the world.

Rob Van Kranenburg is the founder of Council, a thinktank for the Internet of Things and co-founder of Bricolabs.

… also featuring an introduction to the Mai Kolachi project by Niilofur Farrukh, editor of NuktaArt Magazine.

This event is brought to you by T2F & Mauj Collective for Open Technology, Art & Culture

Date: Wednesday, 24th March, 2010
Time: 6:30 pm
Minimum Donation: Anything you like. Please support our vision of intellectual poverty alleviation by donating generously.
Venue: PeaceNiche | T2F
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Seats are limited and will be available on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. No reservations.

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2 Responses to Eco Technologies: Sustainable Design or Design for Sustainability?

  1. Mahmood says:

    Hi Sabeen, I was dying to come hear Usman, but got stuck at the office. Really disappointing. Any chance that you have the talk on video? -Mahmood

  2. admin says:

    Hi MM 🙂

    You would have LOVED it. Yes, we have recorded it and will soon be making videos of our talks available.


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