Below is a synopsis of the wide range of innovative projects that Scot Joy has catalyzed and facilitated over the past forty years. The summary does not include more recent George Mason University projects.
Education & Research
– As part of masters degree program in Education at the University of Massachusetts, worked with leading New England educators and large suburban real estate developers exploring how to design and build new kinds of educational communities (Discovery at Briggs Pond, 1970) and Supplemental and Alternative Programs (SAP Directory, 1972)
– Established one of the first futures research consulting firms with Jerome C. Glenn and leading futurists including Alvin Toffler, Herman Kahn, Ted Gordon, and Willis Harman (Future Options Room, 1974)
– Designed one of the first microprocessor-base computers for children (Smart Alec, 1978)
– Designed and co-developed some of the first consumer applications of the microprocessor licensed to Milton Bradley, Parker Brothers ,and other toy and game companies (Scientific Entertainment Company, 1979)
– VIX (Video Information Exchange), a pioneer in the sharing of information over cable (1983)
– Formed a non-profit foundation to provide a variety of educational materials, programs, and funding to support researchers and students in neurosciences and bioengineering ...