10 results for “Pyramid of Technology”

Q: How will a technology enter the human habitat?

Hendrik-Jan Grievink
August 13th 2019

This question is an excerpt from the Pyramid of Technology toolkit

In the late nineties, the Tamagotchi egg was released. A small egg-shaped device that contained a digital creature that the owner had to ‘breed’ and take care of. The toy somehow normalized the experience of having some digital device in your pocket that sometimes seems to live a life of its own and that needs your attention. A lot of attention. It was around the same time that the …

Q: Could a technology establish new routines?

Hendrik-Jan Grievink
August 4th 2019

This question is an excerpt from the Pyramid of Technology toolkit

Imagine asking your grandparents if they ‘have googled anything lately?’ Chances are they actually did, depending on their age and digital capabilities. But chances are much higher that this new phrase entered their lives at some point.

New technology, new routine

Some technologies are so intricate that they introduce a new language. For examply by giving new meanings to existing words such as like or friend. And what about …

Q: Is the technology outside or inside your body?

Hendrik-Jan Grievink
July 18th 2019

This question is an excerpt from the Pyramid of Technology toolkit

The first computers barely fit in your living room. This all changed with the introduction of the desktop computer which sits, well, on your desk. The laptop is designed to live on your lap and your smartphone is made to live in your pocket (but has more computing power than that first computer). One conclusion could be that while computing power increases, the sizes of computers shrink — and …

Q: How will technology enchant us?

Hendrik-Jan Grievink
July 11th 2019

This question is an excerpt from the Pyramid of Technology toolkit

Take a mundane object from your house. Now ask yourself: How will this particular technology enchant me? Household objects we find mundane now, once enchanted people — why?

Arthur C. Clarke stated that “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic”. Think about it, your smartphone is basically a black box that allows you to connect with your grandmother on the other side of the planet, as if through …

Next Nature Academy presents: A workshop-in-a-box for your team

NextNature.net
June 12th 2018

Are you working on projects where technology and human interaction are involved, and are you looking for a new approach? As of today, we offer a brand new workshop concept for you and your team. In just two hours you learn how to work with the Pyramid of Technology toolbox in an active, dynamic and 100% analogue way!…

Do a Next Nature Workshop!

NextNature.net
September 24th 2017
NNN organizes workshops using a physical Pyramid of Technology as conceptual tool.

The City as Technology in Tokyo

NextNature.net
August 24th 2017
Are cities in their current form really the future of the human habitat? What is a next nature version of the city and how would it look like? In line with this perspective, NNN designer Hendrik-Jan Grievink led two workshops in Tokyo.

Artificial Womb Workshop at Border Sessions

Elle Zhan Wei
July 12th 2017
At Border Sessions Festival in the Hague a workshop was hosted by Next Nature Network on the artificial womb.

Pre-Order the Pyramid of Technology Toolkit

NextNature.net
May 21st 2017
The Pyramid of Technology toolkit is a workshop-in-a-box that helps you better understand technology and catalyze innovative processes.

Pyramid of Technology at WDCD 2017

NextNature.net
May 17th 2017
Join us on May 23 & 24 for the launch of the Pyramid of Technology during What Design Can Do.
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