Social Robotics and the Shamanic Properties of Innovation Thinking

As human-centred innovation strategists, we're well-versed in the employment of anthropological theories and fieldwork methodologies so as to form humanistic models depicting the deeper motivating factors that drive manifest social behaviour. From Lévi-Strauss to Latour, from Mauss to Foucault; we seem to be pretty good at employing the most pertinent evolutions in contemporary sociocultural anthropological …

Toxic Millennialism and the Globalised Flows of Labour, Capital, and Aspiration

I spend a lot of my time at work thinking about millennials and the kinds of commonalities that unite them across the world. What are their needs? What is it that they look for from consumer goods and services? How and why is it that they come to imagine themselves as ethical projects and brands …