Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Like the friends of Godot, I am waiting, hopelessly, for the impossible. Problem is, by then the right-wingers will have bankrupted the government and given everything away to their rich friends, so there will be no money to implement it.

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Cambridge Analytica vs Beacon – Facebook Australia Quantium

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

From Wikipedia “Beacon formed part of Facebook’s advertisement system that sent data from external websites to Facebook, for the purpose of allowing targeted advertisements and allowing users to share their activities with their friends. But it is very much like 2018.

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Finding Human Space

Evolving Web

It was shared because food is a form of communication. They are our friends. The world is filled with different people. Wonderful people. Interesting people. I have sat on hilltops in Capetown, drinking wine and eating kudu carpaccio.

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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. Time is the form in which we beings whose brains are made up essentially of memory and foresight interact with our world: it is the source of our identity”, he writes. Or in table form.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Or maybe we simply expect that its current form will survive into the foreseeable future, which is tantamount to the same. Ironically, it’s probably true that what is described above is, in fact, society’s final form precisely because what follows won’t qualify anymore as a society.

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Improving Things for Knowledge and Information Workers

Michael Sampson - Currents

It’s a tough question since so much is intangible and invisible, but my answer is that strengthening the processes that form the intangible and invisible is the primary way of doing that. In 2018, is the answer more collaboration, interaction, distractions, disruptions and interruptions?

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Finding Human Space

Evolving Web

It was shared because food is a form of communication. They are our friends. The world is filled with different people. Wonderful people. Interesting people. I have sat on hilltops in Capetown, drinking wine and eating kudu carpaccio.

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Smartphones use outside work hours cause exhaustion: the case against mobile learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

You can only do one thing at the time, hence engaging in smartphone activities often implies not being their with your attention for your family or friends. Last Friday I had a dinner with 3 colleagues, our yearly dinner.

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Fluid structures: a climbing frame

Mathemagenic

When the kids grew out of it, I sold it to a friend with a newborn and promised to the kids that we will create something similar that can grow with them further. A space that could be converted by them into what they need, providing opportunities to practice with form and function while configuring something that they need. Russian households have a long history of indoor climbing frames, created as a space for a physical development and play.

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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. fruit bat, from wikimedia.

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Risky Business

How to Save the World

But they pretend they also care about the welfare of the world’s people, and spend millions of dollars (kindly provided by you in the form of customer profits and taxes) preparing this report. Apparently in Davos, technology is still our friend.

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The Agnostic Game

How to Save the World

What appears can take any form, which means that it can appear to evolve according to an apparent set of rules (like the apparent rules that govern evolution).

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Tuesday Ryan-Hart’s work on power

Chris Corrigan

Here it is in its current form, The Shared Work Model , a gift of one Black woman’s lived experience, thoughtfully condensed and rolled into an offering specifically for our community of practice. And to remind us that we have a unique opportunity this community because we are also gracefully and beautifully “called in” by our friends and mates to notice how the bigger systems of which we are a part guide our own behaviours and patterns and address them.

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World’s Largest Reading Lesson – New Orleans

Portals and KM

The New Orleans Public Library is starting a literacy campaign, Turn the Page, to make New Orleans the most literate city in the world by 2018. On Wednesday of this week we participated in an interesting event.

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Walking away from facebook

Chris Corrigan

Facebook in engaged in undermining democracy and articles I was reading in 2018 pointed to their intentional and unintentional aiding and abetting behaviour with respect to the elections and democratic engagement.

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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?: bacteria had formed, once volcanism. 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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