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

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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. photo by Ian Nelson of Hanalei Bay, Kaua’i after the April 2018 floods, which swept away some livestock fences and introduced some species to some novel ecosystems.

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Principles focused evaluation and racial equity

Chris Corrigan

In work that involves social change, poorly designed evaluation can narrow the work to a few isolated outcomes, and leave people with the impression that complex problems can only be addressed by linear and predictable planning practices.

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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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Designing nesting thresholds

Chris Corrigan

It’s no exaggeration to say that this is almost a ritual experience, especially if the work you are doing involves creating intangible outcomes such as team building, good relations, conflict resolution or community. .

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

Chris Corrigan

Likewise on the corporate side a singular focus on shareholder return and the pursuit of capital friendly jurisdictions with low tax rates and low wages means that corporations can reap economic benefits without any responsibility for the social effects of their policy influence. What constantly surprises me in this work is how much accountability is placed on the plural sector for achieving outcomes around issues that they have so little role in creating.

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Boston E20 Notes: Got Numbers? Community Metrics and Analysis

Portals and KM

Jillian said numbers are your friends, but data analysts are needed. There will be 190,000 data analysts needed by 2018. What is the best possible outcome? 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? Community Metrics and Analysis led by Jillian Bejtlich, Community Manager, Autodesk.

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