Artifacts

This was my favorite cover. In its simplicity, it captures the purpose and optimism of the magazine.

This was my favorite cover. In its simplicity, it captures the purpose and optimism of the magazine.

This is the issue I am most proud of.  It was called Global Reset and we released it at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Through bold, thought-provoking essays by some of my favorite thinkers, it argues that science should be a primary lens through which we run the world.

This is the issue I am most proud of.  It was called Global Reset and we released it at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Through bold, thought-provoking essays by some of my favorite thinkers, it argues that science should be a primary lens through which we run the world.

One of the most interesting projects we worked on, Blue Dot is a thought experiment in what the UN could look like if redesigned through a scientific lens.

One of the most interesting projects we worked on, Blue Dot is a thought experiment in what the UN could look like if redesigned through a scientific lens.

Design and the Elastic Mind was a collaboration with Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator for Architecture & Design at MoMA. We ran a series of salons at the museum for over a year, gathering scientists and designers to explore the intersection of their fields. The conversations culminated in a conference, website, book, and museum exhibit.

Design and the Elastic Mind was a collaboration with Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator for Architecture & Design at MoMA. We ran a series of salons at the museum for over a year, gathering scientists and designers to explore the intersection of their fields. The conversations culminated in a conference, website, book, and museum exhibit.

Designed by Stefan Sagmeister, the logo of Seed was derived from the phyllotaxis, a form found in nature that is based on the Fibonacci sequence.

Designed by Stefan Sagmeister, the logo of Seed was derived from the phyllotaxis, a form found in nature that is based on the Fibonacci sequence.

The Seed Salon was a multi-year project to unify the arts and sciences around topics of common inquiry -- like love, dreams, and war. Photographs and transcripts from dozens of curated conversations made their way into a book called Science is Culture: Conversations at the New Intersection of Science & Society published by HarperCollins.

The Seed Salon was a multi-year project to unify the arts and sciences around topics of common inquiry -- like love, dreams, and war. Photographs and transcripts from dozens of curated conversations made their way into a book called Science is Culture: Conversations at the New Intersection of Science & Society published by HarperCollins.

MY World was the biggest and most meaningful data project the UN had ever undertaken. It was an effort to bring the world (millions of people from every socioeconomic background and from every country on Earth) directly into the political process of setting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through data and analytics. 

MY World was the biggest and most meaningful data project the UN had ever undertaken. It was an effort to bring the world (millions of people from every socioeconomic background and from every country on Earth) directly into the political process of setting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through data and analytics.