Archive for the ‘Design for UNICEF’ Category

Clay Shirky, ITP & Creativity. Silly or Serious?

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Clay Shirky at the PSFK Conference earlier this year. He discusses ITP and highlights some projects that originated there – including RapidFTR – a group project I worked on in his Design for UNICEF class.
http://www.psfk.com/2012/05/clay-shirky-psfk-conference-talk.html

RapidFTR.com

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Our Design for UNICEF project now has an official website:
http://www.rapidftr.com
http://www.rapidftr.org

Design for UNICEF Presentation

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

This is a UNICEF post about our class presentations at the UNICEF headquarters this past Thursday, Dec. 3. My group (w/ Jorge Just, Mustafa Bağdatlı,
Dharmarajan Ayakkad & Rune Skjoldborg Madsen) presented Rapid FTR: (Rapid Family Tracing and Reunification (or Reunion).

UNICEF Image

UNICEF

‘Design for UNICEF’ harnesses innovative thinking from graduate students at New York University

NEW YORK, USA, 4 December 2009 – ‘Design for UNICEF’ is an interdisciplinary design programme where graduate students examine some of the challenges UNICEF faces and work in groups to research and prototype solutions. The graduate class is taught by Professor Clay Shirky and is a collaboration between UNICEF and the Interactive Telecommunication Programme at the Tisch School of the Arts in New York City.

Children Playing in the Congo

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

Found this while looking for footage of children playing in different African countries.

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