Designer, urbanist, etc. Stockholm. Director of Strategic Design at Vinnova. Visiting prof at UCL Bartlett IIPP; Adjunct prof at RMIT. cityofsound.com &c.
This practice reflects the systematic approach of the TPS philosophy: rather than trying to more efficiently repair defects, which by their nature vary wildly and thus confound standardized processes, the Toyota way emphasizes fixing the cause of the defect. Better to stop production until the root cause of the defect has been fixed than foster indifference by telling workers that defects will be fixed later by someone else.
…le did not like shows with dragons,” says a senior HBO executive who worked closely with Mr Plepler. “If you’re going to create the culture then you can’t rely on data, which is historic. You’re only going to end up making things that already exist.”
In 2014, a team of biologists estimated that, in the past 35 years, the abundance of invertebrates such as beetles and bees had decreased by 45 percent. A 2017 study showed a 76 percent decrease in flying insects in the past few decades in German nature preserves.
…ave unencumbered. If Kelton’s views can be summarised in a single bit of policy advice, it is this: instead of using austerity to force the economy to balance the budget, the government should use its budget to deliver a balanced economy — one that works for everyone and not just those at the top.
“I’m not concerned with plausibility; that’s the easiest part of it, so why bother? … I am against virtuosity for its own sake. Technique should enrich the action. One doesn’t set the camera at a certain angle just because the cameraman happens to be enthusiastic about that spot. The only thing that matters is whether the installation of the camera at a given angle is going to give the scene its maximum impact. The beauty of image and movement, the rhythm and the effects — everything must be subordinated to the purpose.”
There are myriad issues related to digital placemaking, including the need to attain social license to even consider the demand (or absence of it) for a smart neighbourhood. While Waterfront Toronto 1.0 showed leadership on infrastructure, such as internet connectivity, a…