Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Vollmann seeks to understand how “we could not only sustain, but accelerate the rise of atmospheric carbon levels, all the while expressing confusion, powerlessness and resentment.” Na Pali coast, Kaua’i — photo by me, taken two weeks ago.

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Truth in a Post-Truth Age

Jenny Connected

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. If you think knowledge is expensive, try ignorance.

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Fragments

How to Save the World

At an ever-accelerating rate, we are starting to appreciate that none of these beliefs is true — that we have been lying to ourselves and to each other since our species first developed the capacity to lie and the language and other tools to do it convincingly.

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Mapping the social innovation ecosystems around public libraries together: the Czech connection(s)

Making CommunitySense

In the project, I used my experience with knowledge sharing for social innovation to help conceptualize the KnowledgeCloud methodology, network, and platform. In March 2018, we conducted a mapping experiment with around 35 librarians of the Prague public library.

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