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Pawn Tomorrow @ MAD

What could you exchange at a pawnshop in the future, and what would it be worth?  As a way to explore future needs, exchanges and value systems, The Extrapolation Factory has installed a pawn shop on the 5th floor of

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Pawn Tomorrow @ MAD

What could you exchange at a pawnshop in the future, and what would it be worth?  As a way to explore future needs, exchanges and value systems, The Extrapolation Factory has installed a pawn shop on the 5th floor of

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Futurematic – Canal Street

Our second Futurematic workshop took place Sunday June 8, 2014 at the NYU ITP Camp. Over the course of a one day design jam, ITP students worked together to create artifacts from futures that might be found at a black

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Futurematic – Canal Street

Our second Futurematic workshop took place Sunday June 8, 2014 at the NYU ITP Camp. Over the course of a one day design jam, ITP students worked together to create artifacts from futures that might be found at a black

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Wild Posting Futures BBQ @ Eyebeam

Unsanctioned posters, also known as ‘wild postings’ are the wallpaper of New York City’s surfaces, announcing political messages, fashion lines, multi-colored mobile phones, and hip hop albums.  On May 24th 2014, The Extrapolation Factory hosted a workshop at Eyebeam in which

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Wild Posting Futures BBQ @ Eyebeam

Unsanctioned posters, also known as ‘wild postings’ are the wallpaper of New York City’s surfaces, announcing political messages, fashion lines, multi-colored mobile phones, and hip hop albums.  On May 24th 2014, The Extrapolation Factory hosted a workshop at Eyebeam in which

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Mobile Service Stations @ PS 147

The Extrapolation Factory was invited by NurtureArt to lead a 5 week short course on futures visioning with students at Public School 147 in the spring of 2014.  We challenged the students to imagine new mobile services that could change

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Mobile Service Stations @ PS 147

The Extrapolation Factory was invited by NurtureArt to lead a 5 week short course on futures visioning with students at Public School 147 in the spring of 2014.  We challenged the students to imagine new mobile services that could change

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Phantom Residents with Gizmodo

The Extrapolation Factory was invited to set up shop at Gizmodo’s Home of the Future on May 20th, 2014.  The home of the future was a Sims-esque symbolic structure, of partitioned rooms set up inside a former gymnasium.  In each room, one

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Phantom Residents with Gizmodo

The Extrapolation Factory was invited to set up shop at Gizmodo’s Home of the Future on May 20th, 2014.  The home of the future was a Sims-esque symbolic structure, of partitioned rooms set up inside a former gymnasium.  In each room, one

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Futurematic – Vending Machine

1. Insert coins or bills. 2. Identify your desired item and enter unique selection code. 3. Artifact from the future will be dispensed below. By following these simple steps you can now purchase a variety of extraordinary products from a

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Futurematic – Vending Machine

1. Insert coins or bills. 2. Identify your desired item and enter unique selection code. 3. Artifact from the future will be dispensed below. By following these simple steps you can now purchase a variety of extraordinary products from a

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Futures Capsules at TEDActive

Time capsules normally represent the current state, but can they be useful for envisioning possible futures? The Extrapolation Factory set up shop at the 2014 TEDActive conference in Whistler, British Columbia.  We deployed our evolving futuring model with attendees to fill four time capsules, each depicting one

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Futures Capsules at TEDActive

Time capsules normally represent the current state, but can they be useful for envisioning possible futures? The Extrapolation Factory set up shop at the 2014 TEDActive conference in Whistler, British Columbia.  We deployed our evolving futuring model with attendees to fill four time capsules, each depicting one