Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

For those still on FB, this group , which offers a very different and very human answer, is way ahead of the curve. How to Pick Colours for Maps or Charts: Want to use colour to show gradation of a variable, or to clearly distinguish 12 or even 20 different lines or areas on a chart?

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Truth in a Post-Truth Age

Jenny Connected

These are the blinkers and silos of our identities which blind us to different points of view. In the mid 20th century America’s immersion in fantasy accelerated with the arrival of Disneyland and TV which enhanced the unreal and make-believe.

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From Intranets to DEX in 2018

Michael Sampson - Currents

DEX 2018 will be held in Sydney on June 6-8, 2018. To accelerate progress, this conference brings together intranet teams, digital teams, internal comms, IT and HR.

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Cultural Acedia: When We Can No Longer Care

How to Save the World

When people are desperate and angry and feel hopeless and helpless they’re ready to try anything different from what they feel has led to the current (personal and collective) malaise. Photo: Luke MacGregor for Bloomberg.

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Several Short Sentences About… Bats

How to Save the World

Bats’ echolocation is quite different in mechanism (though not in fundamental principles) from that of whales and dolphins. fruit bat, from wikimedia.

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Collapse Watch

How to Save the World

My reason for posting this update is a number of conversations I’ve had with fellow “collapsniks” about whether or not the (IMO insane) gun culture of the US will mean that collapse will unfold differently there than it does in the rest of the world.

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