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  • The nine stages of Socratic Design™

    In this article, we follow the stages of the Socratic Design process, In which a group passes through a self-disruptive process of transformation, to finally design a new narrative.

  • Exponential Humanity – A comment on Singularity

    In a book Presentation of the book On Dialogue by David Bohm, Humberto offers an #ExponentialHuman approach to some of societies problems. By doing so he confronts us with some philosophical fallacies of our time.

  • The Learning Tribe – A New Grammar School

    The Socratic Design Academy is offered the opportunity to create a whole new learning environment for kids and their parents. We will start the grammar school as a small-scale pilot in the Netherlands 2018.

  • Essay: How to organize learning?

    How to prepare our children for an uncertain future? This essay by Humberto Schwab is a critical note on our educational system and a proposal for how to organize learning differently.

  • How personal and capital growth are related

    A talk about the key questions on personal and capital growth, by Humberto Schwab, the in-house philosopher @ Venture Café Rotterdam.

  • The fallacies in our system of thoughts and feelings

    This article by Humberto Schwab is a reflection on one of the philosophical pillars of the Socratic Design method; the book On Dialogue of David Bohm. It presents a hint on how to cope with current challenges, concerning our selves, our communities, and our planet.

  • Enhanced humanity in a disrupted future

    What is artificial intelligence? Should we not first carefully assess what intelligence is? Do we have an adequate model or do we miss important aspects of our vision on humans? Humberto Schwab in Venture Café Rotterdam

  • Canay Atalay about Socratic Design at Business Analysis Conference

    Canay Atalay, co-founder of human works design, talking on Socratic Design and Conscious Business Model Design and Innovation, at the Business Analysis Conference, Istanbul, December 2017.

  • From dopamine to serotonin

    We are obsessed with the pursuit of happiness, but overall the level of happiness doesn’t seem to increase. On the contrary, we face epidemic burnout, problems with addiction, obesity, etc. Was the declaration of the pursuit of happiness based on wrong assumptions?

  • The assumption in your company

    Assumptions are the hidden thoughts, principles, values or feelings that are the feeding ground for all the actions of your company. They can be an answer to the hidden burden of your company, or they can contain the promising future strategy.

  • How to overcome industrial thinking

    How can practical philosophy (Socratic Design) help to make sense out of all the ruptures we are facing? How to find a meaningful strategy in this era of singularity and digital promises and threats.

  • The future of Cern – an interview with Sergio Bertolucci

    An interview with Dr. Sergio Bertolucci, Director for Research and Computing, CERN moderated by Humberto Schwab, Philosopher, Physicist.

  • Socratic Design – Enlightening the dark matter

    Canay Atalay’s journey of enlightening the dark matter within companies using Socratic Design. Purpose of philosophy is to articulate the real problems that exist, but have not yet been articulated.