Technologies (general)

Civic Innovation Laboratory: Journey of the hero and his key allies

SERIES: towards #LABICCO nº3 The human collective unconscious is constructed of shared narratives; a set of universal stories based on predefined social scripts that act as individual behavior inducers. For instance, throughout history and in every civilization, the myth of the hero (or heroine) has driven each generation of youth towards a physical, emotional or theoretical [...]

Prototyping: Creativity and experimentation in the lab

SERIES: Towards #LABICCO nº2 Why are civic innovation laboratories referred to as “laboratories”? Primarily because a laboratory is a space for experimentation. Experimentation, as we understand it at LABIC (Spanish acronym for Civic Innovation Lab), is about “learning-by-doing”, trial and error, getting feedback, backtracking, redesigning, and learning from the creative process. Unlike mass production, creation is never [...]