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Computer Science is not Digital Literacy

SocialTech

This morning at BETT, the UK's Education Secretary Micheal Gove will outline the Government's endorsement of the development of Computer Science and hopefully, a more interesting, relevant and creative computing curriculum. It is a combination of: functional technology skills. critical thinking. collaboration skills and.

Cancer Commons - another open-science initiative

Endless Knots

Health ScienceComes news now of another approach being tried out in cancer that incorporates data, individualized treatment, and networking.

The Power of Networks in a Complex (Business) World

Elsua

To them, social networking is just a complete waste of time. passing fad. wonderful opportunity to goof off at work and get away with it. Excuse me?

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A Complex Predicament: How Our Energy, Economic and Ecological Systems are Connected (repost)

How to Save the World

In a broader sense, the Jevons Paradox is a way of explaining a puzzling behaviour of many complex systems. It’s called the Jevons Paradox.

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How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

In my last post, I wrote about how  the membrane of the cell provides a new perspective on the way organizations connect with the world around them.

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Exploring the Divided Brain – Where can we go for truth?

Jenny Connected

While science and reason have undeniable power to disclose many aspects of reality, they do not reveal everything. Day 3 (am). Day 1 (pm). 

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“Save the World” Reading List: 2013 Update

How to Save the World

suddenly knew it was not my job (despite the name of my blog) to save the world. The World is Dying , by Richard Bruce Anderson.

The Problem With Systems

How to Save the World

illustrative system diagram from my post on Systems Theory. T he fundamental problem with systems is the illusion that they actually exist.

The Buddy System: How Medical Data Revealed Secret to Health and Happiness

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0 They were the personal records of 5,124 male and female subjects from the Framingham Heart Study. What changed?

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change. The world is changing. support.

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PLUME: five principles of harvesting

Chris Corrigan

We are excited to introduce this into the world. Thanks to the bravespace.ca team for the graphic. ”  It is a good question.

The Illusion of Coherence

How to Save the World

It seems as if our political, economic, commercial, financial, social, health, education and other systems are still functioning.

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Revolution in networks: applying the new science to organizations

Endless Knots

As we posted earlier, the Discovery Network's Science Channel (thank you, Joe Wehr) premieres " Connected: The Real Matrix " tonight, Sunday, February 15, at 9pm EST (and PST). " The TV show emphasizes the general applicability of the new network science to complex systems.

The Cause of Our Disease

How to Save the World

My world is slowly fallin’ down and the air’s not good to breathe. How the World Really WorksYou poisoned my sweet water.

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Green Chameleon » Why Elearning Systems Will Never Rule the World

Green Chameleon

It’s about learning, period—whether you are talking about in schools or in the real world. here’s some good evidence in cognitive science for this, most notably in the work of Gary Klein. It’s about learning, period—whether you are talking about in schools or in the real world. Thank you Edgar for your post!

Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Wired Science | Wired.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0 Redundancy is key, as people are more likely to engage in a behavior if they see many others doing it.

Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Wired Science | Wired.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0 Redundancy is key, as people are more likely to engage in a behavior if they see many others doing it.

Drawing to think

Jenny Connected

Peter Checkland’s soft systems methodology rich pictures. write to think, which is why I am writing this post. Let me explain. Source of image.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Prescription: How to Save the World. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

Embracing Complexity: Seeking Appreciation Instead of ‘Understanding’

How to Save the World

And similar limits on our ability to control or even intervene in any reliable, useful way in these systems. How the World Really Works

When Context Transcends Change Management

Elsua

And, somehow, technology seems to be making things much worse, like two completely different worlds colliding with one another! . snowded.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. May 28, 2008 Science as Ideology, and the Environment as a Charity Case A lthough it has recently disgraced itself by promoting hate propaganda, CBC radios Ideas series stilloccasionally comes up with some thought-provoking programs.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. January 5, 2008 Saturday Links for the Week -- January 5, 2008 Image: No Hugging is So Hard, a journal by Xiao Lei (Thunderlittle) from StartDrawing.org via Ampersand Letsget all the political news out of our system early.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. January 5, 2008 Saturday Links for the Week -- January 5, 2008 Image: No Hugging is So Hard, a journal by Xiao Lei (Thunderlittle) from StartDrawing.org via Ampersand Letsget all the political news out of our system early.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. February 2, 2008 Saturday Links of the Week -- February 2, 2008 T hree weeks backlog of links, so Ill keep it short: Art, Science, Literature, Philosophy: My essay on Miniature Truths has been published in BoyBedlam Review.

From Social Networking to Swarm Intelligence

The Bumble Bee

All are complex systems, basically huge networks made up of individual components whose behavior is difficult to predict.

Social Media in International Development Podcast: Bill Anderson

Nancy White

Today’s podcast is with William (Bill) Anderson and  focuses on the science and research aspect of international development. Two things.

Software Will Replace You

Alchemy of Change

Marc Andreessen just did that for me with  Why Software is Eating the World. Amazon is replacing Barnes and Noble. Business Process Automation.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. The rest end up inthe cities.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Then, about a thousand years ago, we beganmaking other goods in a more organized fashion, through guilds,apprenticeship systems etc. Prescription: How to Save the World. that are increasingly care- less. Collaboration.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Prescription: How to Save the World. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. That makes it hard to solve problemslike global warming, world poverty, violence, corporatism, unaffordablehealth care and dysfunctional education systems. Prescription: How to Save the World. Collaboration.

Back in business

GrowingPains

My scientific background helps me in capturing wicked (design) problems as socio-technical system puzzles. To be continued.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Prescription: How to Save the World. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. July 28, 2007 Saturday Links for the Week - July 28, 2007 - the Cultural Anthropology Edition Whats ImportantThis Week: The WorldWithout Us: Alan Weisman speculates on afuture world without humans. Innovation & Society.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. July 28, 2007 Saturday Links for the Week - July 28, 2007 - the Cultural Anthropology Edition Whats ImportantThis Week: The WorldWithout Us: Alan Weisman speculates on afuture world without humans. Innovation & Society.

Chasing Bucky

Evolving Web

Fuller was on a life-long quest to make the world a better place.  Tags: Culture Life Religion Science Sociology Kaiser (right). 

Emerging Autopoietic Communities – Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Systems. poorly understood systems for helping enterprises maintain their. systems that evolve and mature through the phased emergence of. understanding of the social or sociological aspects of a system in. that knowledge management is all about information systems, or alternatively, about tacit knowledge in people.

My KM World Notes: Fundamentals of Enterprise Search

Portals and KM

This is the first in a series of notes from the  2009 KM World. It works in the real world (e.g.,    Information architecture is the art and science of organizing information for access and use. It creates order and systems and provides standard vocabulary. Here is the session description. eBay, Google).

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Ive concluded that mynext Let-Self-Change programs should be based on answers to thequestion: What will we need in the world after civilization? Prescription: How to Save the World. Taller in a way. were on our own).