Influences and Topic Intro
A course by Cecilia Tham , Designer, Maker, Entrepreneur, and Future Synthesist
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About the video: Influences and Topic Intro
“Making futures require many different perspectives, insights and even skillsets. Listen to artists, business strategists, government policymakers, writers, and creative thinkers, and scientists can learn how to create futures in better ways. Most importantly, all of us can learn from one another. And that's what this lesson is about.”
In this video lesson Cecilia Tham addresses the topic: Influences and Topic Intro, which is part of the Domestika online course: Designing Products of the Future. Learn to research and design dynamic and problem-solving products for a better future.
Partial transcription of the video
“Influences and topic intro In this lesson I'll share with you some people that have inspired hugely my work. So future studies isn't a new study at all. It's been around for decades with many different professions and players in this field. I'll share with you some of them so you can get a better idea of what they're like. Let me start with explaining some of these professions and what they do. There are professions in a wide range of fields. Some related more to scientific understanding of this topic, others more related to businesses and yet even others more related to design and art. The...”
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Course summary for: Designing Products of the Future
CategoryDesign, Marketing & Business
AreasDesign, Design Management, Industrial Design, Information Design, Innovation Design, Product Design
As an industry leader, Cecilia MoSze Tham is founder and director of Futurity Studio, an innovative future-focused research and design studio. She was a Senior Social Technologist at Alpha Telefonica. She has founded multiple companies such as MOB: Makers of Barcelona; FabCafe, a café that combines technology, workshops, and coffee; and Allwomen.tech, the first A.I. training campus for women.
Cecilia is the recipient of numerous awards such as the Faculty Design Award by Harvard University and Creative Entrepreneur of the Year by Creative Net. Cecilia has given talks at World Mobile Congress, Smart City Expo, IAM Fest, SHIFT Open FAD, and 4YFN, as well as four TEDx talks. She was a regular contributor to the newspaper L’Econòmic and La Roca Gallery. Cecilia participated at the Singularity University Global Solution Program for climate change at NASA Ames and she is currently an advisor for United Nation World Food Program X.