You can think of social architecture as a purposeful web of social relationships and agreements that shapes how people behave, work, relate, communicate, what they believe and value, how they define success, and yes, how they lead. We argue that it is our dominant social architecture in organizations today that is the root cause of the many problems we are facing, including inadequate leadership.
(…) Paparazzi, the selfie drone, is one of the two concepts that emerged from frog the workshop. It’s a far cry from the Predator. The craft “lets you virtually stream your entire life to all of your social networks without pulling out your phone or even lifting a finger,” as the designers put it. A spherical, stabilised camera shoots pics and video from the perfect vantage point, buzzing into position to account for lighting conditions and making sure it captures you from a flattering angle every time. It’s the logical conclusion of our self-shot obsessed culture. It’s a little bit ridiculous, but only a little bit.