The Quantified, Qualified and Connected Self

Jenny Connected

I have observed people on social media who admit to measuring themselves by the number of followers / friends etc. Like Geoff Cain (see his tweet below), I am happier with two or three in depth interactions and I am even happier if these happen in private rather than public.

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Creativity and experience on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

Just last week a friend was running a management game for a group of MSc students. The topic for the penultimate week in the E-Learning 3.0

2018 148

How not to thank your customers

Community Guy

Navigating the difficult social norms and communication methods of human interaction. . But rather than just say “thank you”, we’d like to extend a unique offer to you and your friends. Sometimes being a human is tough. Getting through the day with a enough sleep.

2018 116

Improving Things for Knowledge and Information Workers

Michael Sampson - Currents

This could be clarity on what the problem is (hence reducing mental confusion), or a concentration-friendly environment in which to work with few interruptions and distractions. In 2018, is the answer more collaboration, interaction, distractions, disruptions and interruptions?

2018 116

Effecting Change – the Cohesive, Larger Vision

Michael Sampson - Currents

The way the world communicates and interacts has shifted. While technology shouldn’t be the place to start, changing technologies do create new options for how we live, interact, and do our work (and even the very nature of our work and jobs).

2018 116

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.

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How to use Net-Map in Monitoring and Evaluation

Net-Map Toolbox

This might sound rather basic, but I have interacted with a lot of teams who were very excited to Net-Map the impact of their interventions but had nothing to compare it to. Don’t just hang out with your friends and group-think.

2018 116

Several Short Sentences About… Bats

How to Save the World

They are very intelligent, and very curious creatures, exploring and interacting with novel objects and situations much as ravens do (a scientist in Panama has trained bats to follow the sound of heavy metal music, but ignore other genres, to receive a food reward). fruit bat, from wikimedia.

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On Gratefulness: A Self-Enquiry

How to Save the World

And I enjoy the company of friends. Likewise, worry about other people’s potential unhappiness with me takes much of the joy of social interaction away. photo by geralt at pixabay CC0.

2018 46

On the Shoulders of Giants

How to Save the World

The rules for the interaction of mental ‘demons’ have been refined over millions of years to produce the emergent phenomenon of [apparent] consciousness,… ‘Just’ an illusion? This is the third and final story in a trilogy about a father and daughter.

2018 46

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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