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Successful public service design must focus on human behaviour

Behaviour is at the heart of most policy issues and can even affect the length of lives. More than half of potential years of healthy life are lost are due to behavioural and lifestyle factors such as smoking, diet, and lack of exercise.<p>Over the past two years, the Behavioural Insights Team – …

Changing behaviour: how deep do you want to go?

What do free bananas, pension auto-enrolments, and the deepest bin in the world have in common? They are all examples of behavioural insight. Free bananas have been used by charities to elicit donations, working with our notorious weakness for anything free, while subtly priming our sense of …

Sustainability

The power of behavioural design: looking beyond nudging

Over the past two years, a growing number of conferences, papers and articles have looked beyond the technique of nudging people to change their behaviour. The question is: what comes next now that nudging is not seen as the silver bullet? Judging on both questions and answers from the leading …

Design

Making Good Ideas Happen

Government's behaviour insight team to become a mutual and sell services

The government's behavioural insights team – also known as the nudge unit – is to leave the Cabinet Office and be spun out as a mutual joint venture that will allow it to sell its services globally at a profit.<p>The 16-strong team – seen as a world leader in behavioural insight – was set up in 2010 …

FESTIVAL · 2018 | London | Berlin

How Your Own Expertise Is Holding You Back

According to the Zen concept shoshin, in the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind, there are few. So try thinking like the former, using these tips.<p>How are entrepreneurs able to create new companies and inventors capable of bringing new products to market? It’s because …

An Effortless Fitness App That Will Get You Moving

Moves is free, lives in your phone, and requires zero interaction. If this doesn’t get you motivated to move your ass, nothing will.<p>Personal fitness trackers like Nike Fuelband are the thin end of the wedge for mainstream wearable computing. But if, like me, you’ve ever thought, Why would I buy a …

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How The Best Entrepreneurs Compete On Price

<i>Some 30 years ago, I began work on my first book:</i> <i></i><b>Sweat Equity</b><i>:</i> What it Really Takes to Build America’s Best Small Companies. <i>I thought it would be fun to go back and revisit some of the lessons that my co-author Geoffrey N. Smith and I came up with, the ones that have stood the test of time.</i><p><i>Here, is</i> …

Citizen Libraries Are The New Home For The Printed Word

Ourshelves is a library in San Francisco that’s free to anyone and focused on getting books into places where it’s often hard to find reading material.<p>The survival of the library, at least in its current form, appears tenuous. Library conferences buzz with anxiety about “reinventing themselves.” …

The Flaming Lips - Be Free, A Way

Squarepusher - 303 Scopem Hard

'Ufabulum' is a nonsense word, with no meaning apart from the sound it occupies.<p>Yet there's a suggestive quality, a visual element to the word. …

Ryan Vail - Tesselate

Technology is now so ingrained in everyday life that even pointing this out feels rather prosaic.<p>From the moment we wake until the wee small hours of …

Listen: Everything Everything - +Pendolino

<b>Everything Everything</b> have posted their new track '+Pendolino' online - listen to it now.<p>Everything Everything don't hang about. Listen to their …

News

Fashion<p>/ ClashFashion / 16 · 05 · 2018<p>Pretty Green x Kirk Originals<p>Fashion<p>/ Vincent Levy / 23 · 06 · 2017<p>Emporio Armani Smartwatch Campaign with …

Depeche Mode - Soothe My Soul

BAN THIS FILTH.<p><b>Depeche Mode</b> have always had a seedy side. Whereas most chart groups were happy to sing about first love the odd infatuation, the boys …