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February 18, 2009

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The Signtific Process

I got the chance to beta-test IFTF’s new “massively multiplayer thought experiment,” Signtific Lab, and thought it was terrific. Now it’s officially launched.

It is seriously fun, and very much in the spirit of improv: It’s all about getting a random idea, and then somebody else says “yes, and…” and so on. Except instead of, you know, producing an evening of hilarious comedy, you produce a crazily-detailed vision of the future.

Here’s the first scenario:

And here’s my profile so far. Gotta amp up my dark imagination…

Jane worked on this, and her pitch seems pretty ideal: “Save the world, invent the future, win a lab coat!”

Posted February 18, 2009 at 1:47 | Comments (0) | Permasnark
File under: Society/Culture
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