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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

And my self continues to write about collapse, and about living better, and about human nature and culture and how the world seemingly works, and about whatever else comes into my mind that seems, to my weary and bewildered and lost and scared self, worth writing down.

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Death is a friend of life

Jenny Connected

I have just returned from a 4-day course with Iain McGilchrist , author of the ‘Master and his Emissary – the Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World’ For reasons which I will explain later in this post, I was keen to hear Iain’s thoughts about life, death and dying.

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Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

He claims that open education can change the world and is a kind of social literacy that can transform society, connect us across the globe, and enable each of us to believe we have the capacity to become an important person in society. OER World Map.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

Our #1 source of food, world over, before agriculture, was wild figs, and their disappearance from our diet explains why our bodies often don’t get the fibre they need. Meanwhile, my friend Khelsilem insists the project will not go ahead. Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void.

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What I learned about facilitating by doing stand-up comedy

Viv Mcwaters

The premise being that we need to do things differently – maybe not big things, sometimes the smallest of acts can make a huge difference. Belina hosts Sustainable Stand-Up courses around the world – ‘helping important ideas become human, engaging, and deeply funny’.

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What is uniquely human?

Jenny Connected

More important than this was that it led to connections with people with whom I am still in contact and who are now personal friends. It centred around what it means to be human and what is human intelligence in a world where machines can learn just as we do.

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Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

multimedia reprocessed/washed/painted photo produced by my friend Ron Woodall. Neither, he says, does space or anything in space really exist: “The world is made of events, not things”, he explains. What we “experience” as the world is merely our mental model of it.

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E-Learning 3.0 : Identity Graphs

Jenny Connected

I am also aware that if I started afresh and drew this tomorrow it would be different because my identity and how I think of it is fluid and evolving. We are now in the fourth week of this E-Learning 3.0 open course/MOOC.

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Finding Human Space

Evolving Web

The world is filled with different people. I’ve felt the random rush of people, all moving on different missions, in Shinjuku. It’s the people that make this world what it is. They are our friends. Wonderful people. Interesting people.

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Study Beyond Your Industry

Michael Sampson - Currents

I bet their problems are not that different from yours, but they will have some very different solutions to them, solutions that might make you sit back and think. Attend a conference in a different industry. Friends in a different industry. Colleagues of friends.

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Finding Human Space

Evolving Web

The world is filled with different people. I’ve felt the random rush of people, all moving on different missions, in Shinjuku. It’s the people that make this world what it is. They are our friends. Wonderful people. Interesting people.

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Several Short Sentences About… Bats

How to Save the World

They are highly social: They regroup in their roosts daily to be closer to ‘friends’, favour matrilineal relatives, demonstrate sharing and other altruistic behaviours, and rub noses as greetings and to confirm identities. How the World Really Works

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Short time, World Cafe to the rescue

Chris Corrigan

Helping a friend with a design challenge today. Instead I advised him to use a World Cafe for reflection process to produce the elements of a shared vision. After 20 minutes stop them all, have everyone stand up together and move to different groups.

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How Our Bodies Sense the World, and How ‘We’ Misinterpret It

How to Save the World

Hearing follows a bit later, so that the infant will immediately be able to recognize voices as mother, friend or stranger, not as words, but as tones — safe or dangerous, reassuring or alarming — and react accordingly.

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May I Ask a Question?

How to Save the World

M y friend Ben Collver recently loaned me a book called A More Beautiful Question , by Warren Berger, that arose from some ideas in Warren’s blog. What if things were different in that… ? What if the new competitor didn’t exist; what would we do differently?

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Principles focused evaluation and racial equity

Chris Corrigan

Sometimes called “epistemic violence” this kind of intervention devalues and erases the ways participants themselves make sense of their world, know about their work and the standards by which they value an action as good. The people need to be changed in order for a new world to arise.

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On Gratefulness: A Self-Enquiry

How to Save the World

I am perhaps the world’s most blessed agnostic, but no one controlled that; it was a combination of the accident of my birth and of my life’s experiences (which were determined by my conditioning and the circumstances of the moment). And I enjoy the company of friends.

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On the Shoulders of Giants

How to Save the World

Red’ is a vivid construct of our minds, which we plaster over our perceptions by projecting them back into the outside world. There is an objective sense in which the outside world is red too – it reflects light of an appropriate wavelength.

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Tuesday Ryan-Hart’s work on power

Chris Corrigan

She has been working hard for the past 8 years to articulate a model of power, justice and relations that can deeply inform the Art of Hosting community of practitioners, certainly in the North American context if not elsewhere in the world. I have met so many people and voices in our community around the world who aren’t afraid to speak to power in our midst.

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Boston E20 Notes: Got Numbers? Community Metrics and Analysis

Portals and KM

But where in the world do you start? Jillian said numbers are your friends, but data analysts are needed. There will be 190,000 data analysts needed by 2018.  Is this a one off the situation is quite different. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston. Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes. This is another of my notes for this year. There will be more to follow. I attended session - Got Numbers?

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Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

Will the Crash of 2018 Be the First Stage of Civilization’s Collapse?: ” When the World is Going Crazy, Sing: The phenomenal “pop-up” Toronto Choir!

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