The New New — Issue Twelve
In which our minds do more (and less) while we dodge space suitcases, pick up fusion drills, join new stakeholders, and hang at the mall.
Image from Configurable’s Subtractive Variable Compact
This irregular — and often irreverent — roundup of brand experiences, culture-driven experiments, and scoops of perception is back for the twelfth time.
Now with extra alliterations — and organs falling from the sky (dig in, you’ll find them).
The Stakeholder Economy, what web3 really means to our futures
Hanging at the Mall, shoptainment is bringing the people back
Drop Servicing, being the go-between in the era of crowdsourcing labor platforms
AI Art ≠ Copyright, protection still requires human authorship
Brainwave Driving, Ford’s foregoing our appendages when behind the wheel
Scentless Humans, we may be losing our ability to detect odors
Turning Colors into Money, an NFT platform for owning and profiting from colors
Soli Proxemics, Google’s sensor-integrated software that responds to human behavior
Space Suitecases, the next frontier for express deliveries
Carbon-thoughtful Social, adding expiration dates to social posts
Fusion drilling, harvesting the energy from 12 miles below the surface
The New New will be back again.
Until then, let’s go back to a little over a year ago:
In Issue Five, we explored how lab-grown wooden satellites, emailing spinach, and many morphisms roll into a movement upending business and society.
Meat peripherals moodbeaming your boss were optional.