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We are a on a mission to change how the digital economy is changing Everything.

ABOUT US

We are a creative research lab that helps responsible citizens and organisations make better decisions by using futures as tools to anticipate challenges and opportunities, while exploring the socio-ecological impacts of digital technologies and the internet(s) through collective learning initiatives, partnerships and commissioned projects.

OUR MISSION

To contribute in creative, collaborative and collective ways to the reimagination of the digital economy into climate-neutral, sustainable and plural ecosystems, encouraging solidarity and critical hope today, tomorrow and during the next billion seconds.

Because 🌍 is Everything.

NEWS
Public Review will start on September 21

Call for proposals for IAM Weekend 21 is now closed

We've received 50+ submissions with proposals for remote and in-person presentations, workshops and other formats.

Pre-selected finalists will be announced next week. Stay tuned!
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INTERVIEW
Recorded on September 11 at Linz, AT

Watch the interview of IAM's co-founder on the Ars Electronica Channel

Learn more about our vision for the Billion Seconds Institute in this conversation between Andres Colmenares and Veronika Liebl, managing director of Ars Electronica.

NOV 11-20
EVENT
BARCELONA (In-person) + INTERNET / Tickets from €50

IAM Weekend 21

Join us in Barcelona or from home for the upcoming edition of our annual gathering for designers, researchers, strategists, artists, technologists, journalists looking to collectively rethink the futures of the internet(s).
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We work and partner with organisations to help them scale their positive impact and cultural relevance, using futures as tools for collective imagination and better decision-making.

SELECTED PROJECTS

Partner: Centre for Investigative Journalism (UK)

CIJ x IAM: Open Lab

The Open Lab is a new initiative from The Centre for Investigative Journalism developed in collaboration with IAM that brings together a range of experiments at the intersection of journalism and the arts, including commissions and the Creative Investigations Database.

Partner: SPACE10 (DK)

SPACE10 x IAM: Everython Delhi

A collective learning experience during which an interdisciplinary group of guest mentors coming from fields such as design, art, journalism, tech and social innovation gathered to imagine how everyday life in Delhi might be like one billion seconds from now.

Client: Mobile World Capital Foundation (ES)

Strategic design of the Digital Future Society programme

The Mobile World Capital Foundation trusted us the strategic design of the Digital Future Society programme, including its strategic vision, governance structure and research agenda for a think tank, a social innovation lab and futures council.

Since 2015


IAM Weekend

The annual gathering for designers, researchers, strategists, artists, technologists, journalists looking to collectively rethink the futures of the internet(s).

Upcoming edition: IAM Weekend 21
Barcelona, November 11-13, 2021
Planet Earth, November 11-18, 2021

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Since 2021


The Billion Seconds Institute

The lifelong learning initiative to organise a network of specialists, advisors and communities of practice to reimagine the ways we understand and shape the mental, social and environmental impacts of the digital economy.

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