College of Design

Disruptive Effects: How Design is Changing Your World (and how to profit from it)

March 2010

The first dialog in the Design Intersections series features a keynote presentation by futurist and game researcher/designer Jane McGonigal, with audience participation in her alternate reality game World Without Oil. IBM interaction designer and researcher Tom Erickson will speak on the creation of intelligent cities, and U of M Institute for New Media Studies director Nora Paul will discuss the revelation in news delivery. The session includes a panel discussion moderated by Tom Fisher, dean of the University of Minnesota College of Design.


Jane McGonigal's Presentation Slides
Disruptive Effects Survey Results - April 2010 (PDF) Coverage


Panel Discussion - Part 1

Panel Discussion - Part 2

Panel Discussion - Part 3

World Without Oil - Game Recap