Particle Economy

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What if all our natural resources are depleted? This question asks the project Particle Economy and opens up new ways of thinking about the way how we might deal with our resources in the future.

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THE ENERGY PILOTS

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How to combine economical and ecological thinking in a useful way? This question asks Elliott P. Montgomery and answers it at the same time by deveoloping unconventional business models for low-carbon technologies.

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Social Device

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We all know online collaboration tools and are more or less familar with them. But how can you rethink crowd based cultural production? The project Social Device is approaching this question in a new way…..

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Money 2.0

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How can we rethink the economy in the digital age? The project Money 2.0 shows some interesting possibilities….

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[the next idea] at Ars Electronica Festival 2011 – 4

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A workshop, a presentation and an exhibition…. Res Wirz from the Kibilight Project had a lot of work to do at the festvial. Here are the photos and an interview.

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[the next idea] at Ars Electronica Festival 2011 – 1

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Here are some first impressions of a [the next idea] workshop at this year Ars Electronica Festival, where the people from Solarafrica are demonstraiting how everyone can build a solarlamp on his/her own. Usually they are doing this workshops in Kenya where this kind of lamps are often the only source of light for the local people.

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Kibilight project

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A cooperation project between Kenia and Swizzlernad provides the people of Nairobis slum Kibera with electric light, education and is offering a business model at the same time. Elizabeth Otieno, one of the central persons behind this idea, is going to talk at this years ars electronica festival about her experience with the project. Here you can find some information in advance…..

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