Hartmunt Rosa and the acceleration of our lives (Rosa I)

Hartmunt Rosa has observed, in numerous essays and texts, that it is useful to analyze our age with a mental model built around acceleration. He finds that we accelerate along three different axes — technological, social and subjective — and that this acceleration has profound impact on the way we can live our lives. It is, for example, hardly… Continue reading Hartmunt Rosa and the acceleration of our lives (Rosa I)

Innovation III: What is the price of a kilo of ocean plastic?

A thought experiment. What would happen if we crowdsourced a price - not just a sum - per kilo of ocean plastic retrieved? This would require solving a few interesting problems along the way but would not be impossible. First, we would need to develop a means to crowdsourced prices rather than sums. What we… Continue reading Innovation III: What is the price of a kilo of ocean plastic?