Part III – Tools for Design Science Thinking – Mesosphere


Trimtab Space Camp III features four mind-expanding speakers. First launched in May 2020 these new mental models and tools will help you see a Fuller picture of the world and our collective future.


This course includes:

  • Videos
  • Exercises
  • Resources
  • MP3 Files
Module 1: “The Coronation” with Charles Eisenstein

Charles Eisenstein is a speaker and writer focusing on themes of human culture and identity. His essay “The Coronation” kicks off our big thinking Space Camp. In the essay and Office Hours with participants he brings new clarity to a vital question whose time has come: What world shall we choose now?

Module 2: World Building with Tony Patrick

Tony Patrick introduces participants to the powerful method of comprehensive visioning: World Building. Tony is author/director of numerous screenplays, short films, and documentaries (HBO, Cinemax, and the CBC), and a series of published comics, as well as an advocate for underrepresented youth.

Module 3: Permaculture with Stephen Brooks

Permaculturalist and co-founder of the Punta Mona Center for Sustainable Living and Education helps participants to understand this systems thinking approach to working with nature.

Module 4: Synergetics with Bonnie DeVarco

Learn from Buckminster Fuller Archivist Bonnie DeVarco as she reviews Fuller’s legacy and some of the more complex aspects of his work, from the 45-ton archive at Stanford to Synergetics and “Invisible Architecture.”