Sustainable Decision Making and Simulation Games (Part 2) A Confession…

Apparently confession is good for your soul. So here’s one of mine. In an earlier post I wrote, ‘Will playing Prison Architect make you a better sustainable decision maker?’ On the surface that seems fine; Prison Architect is a computer simulation game. My proposition was to use simulation games to develop the skills and decision making […]

Will playing Prison Architect make you a better sustainable decision maker?

Could playing a computer game which involves the design, building and running of an American Jail (Prison Architect) help public service ‘decision makers’ make better real life decisions? In particular would it help people to learn how to think differently? Would it help them behave in a way that aligns decision making with sustainable development […]

Good Practice IS a Good Traveller, just ask a Cash Machine Bandit.

Before launching into; the ‘Good Practice Is a Bad Traveller Delusion’, one of my favourite topics, how about this…… Cockney Cash Machines (ATMs if you like). This is brilliant, a while back a company that provides cash machines built them with the option of conducting your transaction in your chosen language of; English or Cockney. […]

Duck or Rabbit, the Evidence! (based on perception and bias)

Can you see the Rabbit and the Duck? Try turning the screen through 90 degrees – then back again. Right, fun over, back to the serious stuff. Hands up if you hear this phrase, chanted out at just about every meeting you attend nowadays. It’s a new mantra that started creeping into widespread use about […]

Week 1 of #TiL253. What have I learnt so far?

The Experiment So Far.  On January 1st I started a personal experiment to try and record some of the interesting things I bumped into most days. The thinking behind it is explained here: An Experiment for 2016 #TiL253. What I’ve learnt so far: The figures: Between the 1st – 9th January I posted 8 TiL’s […]

An Experiment for 2016 #TiL253

This is an Experiment. I’m having a go at recording some of the interesting things that cross my path. It’s called #TiL253. Today I Learned (TiL), I’ll explain the # and the 253 in a minute. Why Bother? Most days I; read about / get told / overhear / observe / randomly discover interesting things […]