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In this excellent talk, MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito makes the case for forgetting ‘futurism’ and instead embracing 'nowism’. Building quickly and improving constantly, without waiting for permission or for proof that you have the right idea, is the new way. This kind of bottom-up innovation is seen in the most fascinating, futuristic projects emerging today, and it starts, he says, with being open and alert to what’s going on around you right now.

Watch it here.

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