For the future does not appear, unexpected, but is designed, planned, made and maintained. It takes particular people and things, in particular places, to make the future in one way and not another.

Laura Watts, ‘Smart power flows at the island edge’ (2016)

Yes but there are so many of us doing that now and the information flows are so interconnected that it is becoming harder and harder to know what the picture might look like as it emerges from all that design and making

(via emergentfutures)

March 31, 2016