The Fisheye

Press Release: Future of Fish Appoints Charles Steinback, Traceability Technology Pod Director

June 2, 2016

June 1, 2016 -- Future of Fish, a nonprofit organization that works within the seafood supply chain to promote traceability and transparency, today announced that Charles Steinback, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Point 97, will be joining Future of Fish as Director of their Traceability Technology Pod.

World Oceans Day Preview

June 2, 2016
At Future of Fish, we’re focused on the ocean every day. That’s why we’re especially excited for World Oceans Day on June 8—it’s a chance to celebrate the sea that nourishes us, and to talk about the environmental and industrial challenges that our oceans face. We’ll be using World Oceans Day (actually, World Oceans Week) as an opportunity to highlight some of our ongoing initiatives and host a few sea-worthy activities. Take a look at what we’ve got in store:

Catching Up With… Salty Girl Seafood

May 24, 2016
How adding data directly to packaging builds trust for an emerging storied seafood brand. After our Seattle co-design workshop, we caught in with participant Norah Eddy, co-founder of Salty Girl Seafood Company. Norah brought us up to speed on what's new for Salty Girl Seafood, and we chatted about the importance of traceability and storied fish.

From Co-Design to Pod: Insights and Anecdotes from the Future of Fish Co-Design Process, part 2

May 19, 2016
When we left off, our teams had just finished presenting ideas, building prototypes, and acting out a version of the world in which their ideas come to life. But it still felt hypothetical. The re-convening—as designed by our for-profit partner Flip Labs is when we nail down real, actionable next steps. It’s here that we begin to strategize about funding, and start the critical transition from “teams” to “Pods”. Let’s dive in.

Designing for Change: Insights and Anecdotes from the Future of Fish Co-Design Process, part 1

May 12, 2016
Supply chains are messy. They’re made up of a whole jumble of people and places, each with their own sets of priorities, motivations, and needs. And they’re always changing. From the outside, it can be difficult to decipher what’s going on. In a supply chain like seafood, that murkiness means it’s often impossible to follow a fish from ocean to plate. That’s why we don’t try to impact supply chains from the outside.