It is now about 4 years ago I did my master thesis on data-driven design for sustainable development. My thesis was in short, an investigation of how we could leverage data and technology to more easily align the sustainability perspective with the almighty money-making perspective in the world of design and business. Since then, I… Continue reading A data-driven utopia
Från knarrande snö under mina kängor till skvalpande vågor från en varm bris känner jag mitt inre väckas till liv och mitt förgångna ego läggs på is. Ur ett porträtt av den jag en gång var ser jag nu att allt är evigt. Fri från ständig strävan blir det tydligt vad jag har. Ett jordskalv,… Continue reading Jordskalv
Picture total darkness. Pitch black nothingness. A spark. From a giant invisible dust cloud, a star is born. A source of light. This star is you. You feel the enormous power that radiates from your center, shining warm light through this vast cold space. You find comfort, as you know that you will always have… Continue reading A perspective on existence
Futuristic movies and books often depict a very Dystopian image of the future. A dark, polluted world consumed by technology, where scarcity, war or disaster dominate our lives. The story generally includes a power-hungry totalitarian regime creating conflict in their pursuit of ultimate control. I’m thinking 1964, Blade runner, The hunger games, et cetera. Very… Continue reading Why have we stopped dreaming of a better future?
The actual human suffering from the COVID-19 is undeniably a horrible thing. Yet, I cannot avoid thinking that this crisis has the potential do us more good than harm in the long run. The current trajectories of our planet health – like biodiversity collapse, water scarcity, desertification and global warming – suggests we have a… Continue reading COVID-19: Disaster or opportunity?
I struggle in being an advocate of environmentalism. Most often it’s in conversations about things like food or consumption. I might say something suggestive about how climate-intensive the livestock industry is. When doing so, there is conflict in me. I feel like a radical know-it-all trying to force people what to eat. At the same… Continue reading Activism. Not Extremism.
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A couple days ago, I half woke up in the middle of the night, dizzy from a dreamy state of mind and with a repeating sentence in my head. I had for the first time in a long while spent the previous evening writing and I presume that to be the reason for at this… Continue reading Creative slumber