Truth in a Post-Truth Age

Jenny Connected

Bacon thus anticipated the science of semantics. We must all strive for truth in our everyday practices of altruism, humility, compassion and self-evaluation. For Gandhi this requires action in every day practices of altruism, humility, compassion and self-evaluation.

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Community network mapping: just get going!

Making CommunitySense

Mapping a community network is an art as much as a science. Which participant s are involved in starting, doing, and evaluating these interactions?

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Struggling to pick up the trash in the face of weaponized evaluation

Chris Corrigan

And yet, the people I know who struggle under the most pressure to prove their worth are the organizations of the plural sector who are subject to onerous and ontologically incorrect evaluation criteria aimed at, presumably, assuring their founders that the rabble are not only responsibly spending money (which is totally understsndsble) but also making a powerful impact on issues which are driven by forces well outside their control. Democracy Evaluation Featured

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From the feed: More complexity

Chris Corrigan

Evaluation and complexity – lesson from 5 big evaluations in the UK. Here’s a piece he wrote reviewing his work with complexity and evaluation, starting with the question: ““When is understanding complexity important for evaluation?” .

2018 56

AI Use Cases For Communities & Networks

Online Community Strategy

From the Wikipedia entry on AI: “In computer science AI research is defined as the study of “ intelligent agents “: any device that perceives its environment and takes actions that maximize its chance of successfully achieving its goals. [1]

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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?: T he events of the last three months have made it increasingly clear that we’re well into the first wave of global industrial civilization’s collapse.

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