This is the secret interrogation record of 1 suspect. With 21 pieces of evidence. Accused of seriously stirring up the status quo. All compiled to 1 transformation story about the suspect’s attitudes, advice, and aspirations as a true leader by example.
The case of Gabriel McIntyre
SHIFTSCHOOL designs transformative learning experiences for century 21. We are a community of changemakers and lifelong learners. We aim to sustainably improve ourselves by continuous learning, lead others by good example, and positively influence the environment around us. Our goal is to shape the ecological, technological and societal transformation ahead of us.
Memo: person suspected of being a video geek, game designer, digital artist, and ordained Dudeist Priest in just one person who loves to use new technologies to tell new (gamified) stories. [cto]
Title: Professor for Serious Games and New Media
Location: Georgia, United States
Incident: Seri. Transf./ Lead. by Ex./ Dist. of StaQuo
Disposition: very active
File No: 21/2022/X/0064
Statement: HARNESS THE POWER OF PLAY, SAVE THE WORLD GAMES
HOW TO READ THIS
This is the evidence table, the special commission of the SHIFT has gathered in this case. Here you can find all the circumstantial evidence that contributed to the conviction of the perpetrator.
In addition to extensive visual material, descriptions of the course of events, the case contains all the interrogation protocols.
Also listen to the original recording of the interrogation questions by a SHIFT special agent.
Are you the “here and now” or “dream about the future” kind of person?
WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON
What is your FUC*?
*frequently uttered concern
Whether you are talking about economics, politics, health, security, supply chains, sustainability, or media, the base struggle is the same. It is a battle between centralization and decentralization.
FREQUENTLY UTTERED CONCERN
THE INVESTIGATIVE OFFICER
Tobias Burkhardt is chair of the S.H.I.F.T Committee, lead investigator and executive director of the Shiftschool – all in one. Here you can find more useful pieces of information about his hustle and bustle.
HARNESS THE POWER OF PLAY, SAVE THE WORLD GAMES
Decide if the following statements are a curse or a blessing, there is no maybe.
THERE IS NO SUCH THING!
What does your morning (routine) look like?
Make the bed. Grab my first cup of coffee and check the overnight messages, to put out any immediate fires. Grab a second cup of coffee and a light breakfast while sitting outside playing some brain games. Depending on the day of the week, I do yoga, pickle ball or disc golf. Lastly, shower before beginning on my 3 main to-dos for the day.
100 MINUTES OF SOLITUDE
What’s your insider tip for the most underrated website?
DIGITAL DARK HORSE
Previous hair colors
Wired.com once did an article about my wild hair designs. Nowadays, I just wear a hat.
AT THE HAIR SALON
THE SECRET SAUCE OF LIFE
This law should exist:
All laws must be written in a large type and cannot be longer than one page. (That way nobody can go sneaking in all the criminal corruption in the pages of small print.)
ABOVE THE LAW
Complete the following sentences!
Perseverance is my family crest.
Responsibility is dictated by your morals.
Vulnerability is growth.
Gratitude is happiness.
Curiosity is a state of play.
THE MISSING PIECE
What’s something you have been doing wrong all your life until recently?
Missing out on family gatherings. It’s great to be back with family.
NOTE TO SELF
How much would you pay yourself per hour?
Enough so that money is not an incentive.
A REAL BARGAIN
Top 5 character features:
Honest, Independent, Studious, Creative, Fun-loving
MATCHLESS MENTAL MEASUREMENT
THIS CASE IS ONE OF S.H.I.F.T.’S MOST SERIOUS CASES
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What are three things you want to learn next?
1. Permaculture Farming
2. Colombian Tejo
LEARNING AS A LIFESTYLE
What’s the best question you have ever been asked?
When I was a college drop-out, working for a lawn care company in Florida. The secretary asked me one day, “Why are you working here?” I moved to Europe, learned a new language, and got a few degrees for the price of a semester in America.
THE RIGHT TO REMAIN THOUGHTFUL
Which items should people scratch of their bucket list immediately?
THE UNBUCKET LIST
Which film role would you like to play?
The Dude’s bastard son in The Big Lebowski 2, “Little Lebowski".
What is it like to be you?
WO / MAN IN THE MIRROR
How can you measure whether an idea is good or bad?
After an idea keeps coming back to me, I share it with my students. They then make it or don’t. The best pitch advice I ever got was: "If you’re looking for advice, ask for money. If you’re looking for money, ask for advice.”- David Sifry
FOOLS AND TOOLS
What question would you like to ask your fear?
The truth hurts, doesn’t it?