Engaging with diverse peoples and cultures

2021

How to do a receipt well

2020

How ‘collective narcissism’ is directing world politics

Making excuses for poor leadership

Why believers force their beliefs on others

From Darkie to Darlie (but only in English)

Impossible conversations in the age of instant outrage

Business must now come second to people

Business is not separate from community

"Good business" practices damage national resilience

Free offer: Conversations through uncertainty

2018

Social gaps generate potential energy

Doing diversity is hard!

That Google Duplex demo

2017

Why hotdesking is broken

Add your voice

Incremental acceptance of the unacceptable

From Facebook to direct interactions

Just hiring diversity is not enough

2016

The time for grassroots action is now

Five steps to tyranny

Society slow to respond to threats

Millennials lack social skills

2015

Social media is not advertising

Ice cube tray: squee or sigh?

Visualising De Waag

Graffiti citizen engagement

Tools and operating frameworks

From big external to small internal

Global awareness, personal power

Pay attention to build connections

Wilful ignorance about the Internet

Another pointless and wasteful design?

2014

Two things the world need today

Group size matters

Fortress Learning: Learn and Lend

Breaking through illusions

The cheap and the entitled

Vaclav Smil nuggets

2013

UI, UX, IA and gamification in context

Video: Workplace Bullying

New social opportunities in online communications

Evolution by stealth

2012

Social tools and intimacy

Privilege and social responsibility

Businesses as people

Social drives evolution from within

First world problem: 40% of US food wasted

First-world problem: water at 180,000% mark-up

From box to stand

Traffic lights: modern-look usability fail

Mittelstand: sensible sustainable

Rebooting Finland’s education system

Exporting environmental destruction

Raising a new generation of narcissistic bullies

Male mental illness costs business $237m a year

Workplace abuse

Malware an indication of openness?

Freedom and responsibility

The cost of unthinking beliefs, traditions and superstitions

Re-thinking Cheap Fast Good - a much better diagram

Breaking down barriers by getting people together

Nice AND profitable

What does humanising business mean?

Self-regulation is an illusion

Rolling professional development and community work into one

“Of the time…”

Re-thinking Cheap Fast Good

Thinking differently about profit sharing

2011

Downsizing trends and opportunities

Questioning brand fanaticism

People are not fully themselves online

Signs of a successful culture programme

Acknowledgement

IBM 100

“We’re not having a green revolution, we’re having a green party”

Making a difference. Where?

Social media the old way

Social media on mobiles

Easy access to diversity

2010

Probono work as innovation test-beds

Reflections on travelling: Impromptu communities

Reflections on travelling: Compliance-inducing environments

The self-selection of same-same amidst diversity

Digital media opportunities – Part 1: Social media

Consuming information, oil and alcohol

Facebook and radical transparency

The Internet: creativity, connectedness, & generosity

Yellow Pages

Rethinking luxury

A matter of degree

Disaster relief or cause?

Mass media and Internet advertising

You can’t sell that!

It is ok to lie and misinform

Waking up to stupid

Bartering as a community building endeavour

Floating bike parking

2009

The Story of Stuff

Business as usual will destroy our planet

Jumbo elephant landing

Craig

Hungry Planet

13,000 McDonald's

Your average gamer

At Poznan, no one is listening

Trickle-up innovation

Two insightful and fun gems

Nature versus nurture

Governments affect design

The shape of things to come?

Global rapid interconnectedness

Big business: we will have our cake and eat it too

Overpackaged Singapore

Building on existing stuff

I’ll eat anything

Another type of giving

Less is more – a great weight loss campaign

2008

Noisy Singapore

A Manifesto for NonProfit CEOs

Dilbert mashups

Congruence and life on the Internet

A shameful waste

Fowl foul

A worthwhile twist on advertising

Artists in residence; in corporations

Having a CSR manager is only the first step

Risk management when dealing with uncertainties

When should you die?

Humidifiers in Singapore

Information graphics: an American Self Portrait

Substance behind Coke?

Toilet designed by a fashion designer

2007

“Giving up” our time

When pictures will do

New CityRail posters

Evil Election Eve Blog Carnival

A picture speaks

Renewable energy incompatible with economics

A spoonful of sewage

Go the stock cube

Saving energy one search at a time

Towards greener PCs

Even chimps give

Microfinance and dignity

A city that said no

Save the whales

Useless USB peripheral

A vision of the world to come?

Making meaning from sharing

When luxuries become necessities…

Another example of abundance and generosity

The Cluetrain Manifesto

Which PC maker is greener?

Shopping is…

Climate change – I told ya so

Today is Pay It Forward Day

Unveil yourself to the world

The Yellow Envelope

Change the world (without doing too much)

Lugging water

Competitors or colleagues?

It takes a village to raise a child

Real voices hard to silence

Help stop global warming at work

5 minutes de répit pour la planète

ISO standard for meaningful business

2006

Self-directed education, slums, and simple enablers

Giving and receiving

How to change the world

Advantages of a value net

Get Frank - wired-awake for young women

Sharing is good

Good Business

An Inconvenient Truth

Have you done your marketing?

The illusion of security and the goodness of people

Next stop, happiness

Charities – the ultimate innovators’ training ground

Paying for profits

Bottled water bullshit

Corporations as psychopaths

Agreeing with Hugh Mackay

How much do we give a damn?

2005

Two product “innovations” that leave a bad smell

Optimism - alive and well!

Good night with Goodcompany

How big are you?