This issue of Six Signals comes to you just two days before the autumnal equinox, so if you live in the Northern Hemisphere, your days have been and wi…
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Is the present moment one of catastrophe or renewal? How do you imagine non-obvious futures? How might we think about privacy and trust in nuanced ways…
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This week, we investigate how personal and collective identities are evolving: from the role of shared infrastructure in our lives to changes in how an…
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This week’s issue runs the gamut, from deep thinking on climate change to NFT strippers and everything in between. On the one hand, we’ve got people do…
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Our ability to create synthetic media is only getting more uncanny, with simulated voices and images that are increasingly indistinguishable from the r…
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Chickens as data sources, underground warehouses, and bizarre products you don't need but really want anyway.
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This week, we take a look at the physical world to see how our furniture reflects social change, how our workspace contains implicit choices, and how t…
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This week’s issue is all about how reality is represented in computational systems: how our identities are reflected or distorted, how data is collecte…
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A few months ago, we wrote about being in a “plastic hour”, and that the pandemic might be a portal to new possibilities. We see opportunities to remak…
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This week’s signals focus on emotions — how they can be used for foresight, how they might be manipulated for profit, and how they might be misinterpre…
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This week’s signals speak to the importance of questioning the premise — ways that we can alter the underlying web to make it better, how to see what c…
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How do we make the spaces we want to live in, both online and off? Do we innovate within the context of public works, or private markets? Once we build…
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