We all think we know how to listen. Yet we do it less and less. We cling to our positions. And (best case scenario) wait for the other to talk only to prove him wrong. But as politicians use this tendancy to gather political consensus (and oppose the creation of a collective intelligence), the lack of qualitative listening becomes a huge danger for society. One that a culture of active listening could counteract. If each of us – all included – did some honest self-analysis.
Can playing a videogame replace a pill? As gamification enters the health sectors, digital therapies promise to change the way we heal. And the role of patients in the process.
Flexible, sustainable, resistant. Many architects choose wood to build skyscrapers and residential complexes. A (sustainable) road in which Italy has been a trailblazer. But then…
From books to TV series, tiny houses are a dream for many, stirred by the desire for urban nomadism and a “less is more” lifestyle. But life in an XXS home is not everyone’s cup of tea. And here is why (and the answer has got to do with design)
It takes little to fall into Love Addiction. That sounds romantic, but isn’t. Just as it is not love. Here’s how to get out of it
Platform owners make millions while workers are exploited. Can collaborative platforms design a fairer future for the sharing economy workers?
Passion doesn’t last. And to save a marriage it helps to invest time and creativity in love. How much? And how should we go about it?.
Are some interiors better for kids than others? Do they fell and grow better in a minimalist house or in a home full of memories and decorations? The experiences of designers and architects who grew up in special homes (and how they now, as parents, make their spaces child-friendly).
Beloved or hated, maths is the subject with which everyone has to “deal” because it allows you to read social behavior behind the myriad of data that the network collects every day. Understanding it (especially in its potential dark sides, see box with an interview with Cathy O’Neil) is not a nerd thing but a necessity also for those involved in politics, human rights, climate change, ecology.
Bartenders superstars, glass ampoules, showbrewing: the new global slow coffee mania is hipster and anglo-saxon. But, when it comes to coffee, Italy still has a lot to say..