Design can help find new solutions for wicked (social) problems. But the power of design is not used to its full potential because it doesn’t get properly connected with the practice of public or private parties involved with the wicked problem.
Human history is filled with trial-and-error learning and misunderstandings and misclassifications. Dr. Gary Slutkin, founder of CeaseFire, argues that as a society we have been looking at violence and aggression in a naive and outdated way.
The informal economy thrives on chaos and ambiguity, so it’s no surprise that with today’s landscape it is providing new jobs, products, services and platforms at speeds and in places the formalized economy can’t bend to reach.
Launching a print publication is as daunting as it is enlightening. Looking back on the process and looking forward to the future, our editor, Patrick Tanguay, explains the common threads woven into The Alpine Review.