Talks about the need for Design to extend massively and gives the example of NFL players with a 4 year life and how they need to be helped in transitioning to new careers. Strikes me that this is what we are doing with Ethos Transition. Lots of connections here.

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Comment by Peter Feltham on January 21, 2013 at 20:34

I said he should meet with yourself and our Andy.. MwuHaHa!! ;)

Comment by Robert Pye on January 21, 2013 at 20:26

Intrigued...

Comment by Peter Feltham on January 21, 2013 at 20:23

The book by an old friend that I was reviewing the first draft of over the weekend also has much to say on this whole issue. Alas, am no at liberty to talk about it, obviously. However.. the Author would like to join up with us on one of the First Wednesday sessions and does interesting work in fields of interest to us. So hopefully he can share some thoughts with us relatively soon.. <evil pigly gin>

Comment by Robert Pye on January 21, 2013 at 20:10

Yep, and of course good design and architecture extend to absolutely everything that there is.  Not just in the physical.  In the virtual and informational, as well.

Comment by Lucy Wills on January 21, 2013 at 19:39

Thank you for this, it makes a great update / precis to this longer talk http://youtu.be/lGOTwFvkfhU . There is a definite, growing movement towards deep design, where a close working relationship leads to collaborations, ideas and innovations that break the sadly too prevalent idea of design as just being about making things pretty. If it has an output, a product or a process, it can be designed. A real call to action.

Comment by Annabelle Lambert on January 17, 2013 at 12:50

This goes on a lot for elite athletes. GB Athletics run a scheme, started in Australia I believe, to manage this transition.

Comment by Peter Feltham on January 7, 2013 at 10:40

His passion is self-evident. Good catch Rob. And yes I saw you posting on G+: good man! The network of networks effect is so relevant.

Comment by Robert Pye on January 7, 2013 at 8:38

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Posted by Peter Feltham on September 14, 2014 at 19:45 0 Comments

My friend David Wilcox pointed me at this link: it's wonderful. And thought-provoking

http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/09/09/wisdom-in-the-age-of-information/

Honda show their Smart Towing technology

Posted by Peter Feltham on September 13, 2014 at 23:51 0 Comments

I am following the developments within the Connected Car market, - namely the ability for future cars to talk to each other, exchanging information and performing useful services. It is developing at a very fast rate now that the basic hardware and software plaforms are available to the manufacturers.

Here's an interesting example - which would be useful if a driver became incapacitated so the vehicle would need to be recovered.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/13/us-autos-tech-connected-idUSKBN0H809W20140913

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