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The CODE-X series catalogs a vast codex of source codes (aka “signs”) extracted from past audits.

Note that signs on their own, while sometimes interesting, only become truly revelatory and useful once they’re sorted into thematic complexes, and the complexes into codes, and the codes into a meaning map. We call this process “thick description”; the Code-X series is thin description.


SCI-FI VISION” NORM: As a result of efforts in the present, the future will be unimaginably different from today.

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SCI-FI VISION” FORMS: Science-fiction-inspired. Robots, cyborgs, cyberspace color schemes and contexts. Can be unintentionally cheesy/campy. Awe-inspiring tonality. “Endless possibilities.” “Imagine a better future.” “Tech(k)now.”

From a 2018 study of the IMPACT space, within the larger framework of CONVENING. How best to communicate the notion that convening is about mustering support, influencing change, making a difference?

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