Trauma is widespread and intergenerational. 70% of Americans will have experienced trauma at some stage in their lives and 65% of Australians. These statistics are far greater for refugees, vulnerable communities, minority groups and indigenous peoples.
Collective Trauma refers to the psychological reactions to a traumatic event that affect an entire society. Poor psychological reactions to current societal is common place. Loss, illness, losing loved ones, …
Join us for the second Designing With Sydney event as part of the Change Makers Festival.
November 5th at 6:15pm – 8pm at the College of Fine Arts UNSW, Paddington Sydney
Design is not all about making things.
Design assists to solve wicked and complex probelms and is being utilised to facilitate social outcomes globally.
The growing ageing population is a very important issue globally and also presents a real …
I saw Charles Leadbeater author of We think – The Power of Mass Creativity speak recently about innovation in the public sector as part of the GovCampNSW initiative.
I thought I would share a few of the notes I took at his talk:
> creativity comes from communities that share a cause i.e. passionate communities that both share and compete creating better ideas together.
> creativity is about combining things in …
I am very excited to be finishing my contract today and devoting some time to writing up a case study about my latest project for my masters thesis.
I delivered my final deliverables and a presentation to a national audience via video conferencing last week at work. It seems that these were extremely well received by the organisation. This positive reception was good for …
Seems like Google have started a new channel for “Business in Bites”
Good idea but I wonder whether the signal to noise ratio is going to make it worth-while?
TED is excellent. TED is curated.
Welcome to my new blog!
My name is Jax Wechsler and I passionately want to utilise my educational and professional experience to help create positive change in the world.
I have worked in online for over ten years and these days work as a user experience designer.
I have also been undertaking a masters by research over the …
Manifesto for Agile Software Development
We are uncovering better ways of developing
software by doing it and helping others do it.
Through this work we have come to value:
Individuals and interactions over processes and tools
Working software over comprehensive documentation
Customer collaboration over contract negotiation
Responding to change over following a plan
That is, while there is value in the items on the right, we value the items on the left more.