Innovation At The Edges – How To Hack A Prosthetic

Hacking Prosthetics
Last week we had the pleasure of sitting down with Senser Jude Pullen at a top secret Sense Supper Club in London. Between discussing the future of play, his latest book obsessions (it’s Emily Pankhurst’s autobiography and Bad Blood by the way) and sipping delicious Portuguese wine, we found ourselves deep into the topic of prosthetic design and a side project he’d been working with amputee Nigel Ackland. More specifically we chatted about our shared worldview that, sometimes, the design process needs an edge. Lots of edges in fact. Continue reading “Innovation At The Edges – How To Hack A Prosthetic”

Five Ways We Are Continuing Our Journey To The Stars

Astronauts: Brains on zero gravity
Humankind has always had their faces turned towards the stars. The art of astrology has been floating around human culture since the Babylonians created the first astrological system in the 2nd millennium BC. The ancient Egyptians used their knowledge of astronomy to plan the construction of the Great Pyramids with impressive accuracy. Continue reading “Five Ways We Are Continuing Our Journey To The Stars”

Five Companies Poised To Tackle The Plastic Crisis

Tackling the plastic crisis
Plastic is the current super villain in the global sustainability war. And people are sitting up and starting to take action.

  • Just a few weeks ago, France announced plans to set penalties on products packaged in non-recyclable plastic – a huge move in the fight to reduce single use plastic
  • Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has pledged to eliminate all single-use plastic countrywide by 2022. This has been kicked off with an immediate ban in urban Delhi
  • Morocco was the second highest largest plastic bag consumer, behind the United States. Well, not anymore. The government has now banned plastic bags of all types, focusing not just on the use of plastic bags, but also the presence and productions of bags in Morocco

In the face of any great challenge, comes infinite opportunities for innovation to overcome it. Global sustainability and the ‘Plastic Crisis’ is no different. At the start of the year, we wrote about five amazing companies taking an innovative approach to waste. We thought it was time to revisit what the world has been doing to vanquish the plastic villian!

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