November 14, 2012
Media, news, technology.
The topic came up at another meetup... Found you through some friends.
New to this, but very interested in using design thinking to solve complex problems in media and technology.
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Design Thinking DC is an action-oriented community of innovative change makers who come together to share knowledge and experience in order to solve complex problems.
Inspired by the human-centered design movement, we connect people from all professional backgrounds who seek to make the world a better place through community-based problem solving.
Here are a few resources, if you're looking for a more comprehensive written introduction to the topic, with present-day context:
Wikipedia page on design thinking
"Design Thinking... What is that?" -- a 2006 Fast Company article.
The Stanford University Institute of Design (d.school)'s perspective on innovation -- some of the methodologies we use were created or popularized by the d.school or IDEO, however, we as a group are open to examining and practicing innovation in many different ways.
"The Business of Design Thinking" -- a 2013 article in Harvard Magazine featuring the formative story of the Harvard xDesign conference.
The Design Thinking trove -- an actively curated news feed, which you can follow to receive your choice of timely notifications or email updates.
We look forward to robust discussions on the topic!
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