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Alex McDowell RDI (Royal Designer for Industry) is an award-winning designer and storyteller working at the intersection of emergent technologies and experiential media.

In this excerpt from this year’s annual RDI address, Alex McDowell describes his work on the Rilao Project, a fictional city and narrative laboratory that allows us to imagine an alternative trajectory of social, political and technological development.

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