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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Death is a friend of life

Jenny Connected

In a recent discussion that Iain had with Jordan Peterson, Peterson said that death is a friend of life (in Iain’s words, a friend of being) and a necessary stage in life. Doctors used to be present at death, as depicted in this painting. The Self-Unseeing (by Thomas Hardy).

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Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

Cheryl and Sukaina had their feet firmly on the ground as to what can realistically be achieved in the creation and sharing of OERs and the development of open educational practices at the present time. and went on to say that we need a really easy interface, that is more user-friendly.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

Meanwhile, my friend Khelsilem insists the project will not go ahead. Orcas On Howe Sound: My friend Bob Turner celebrates the return of killer whales to Howe Sound, right beside my island home. Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void.

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Failing to Create a Content Addressed Resource for the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC

Jenny Connected

This is how the task was presented by Stephen Downes. Due: Nov 23, 2018. Hopefully sometime in the future it will all become much more user friendly and relevant to web users like me who are unlikely to ever want to get ‘under the hood’. Nov 22, 2018 video.

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Talking about dying

Jenny Connected

The book highlights the importance of open communication about this experience not only with healthcare professionals, but also with family and friends. As I wrote in a previous post, death should be a friend of life.

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Finding Human Space

Evolving Web

It’s a delight to walk, in the sunlight, the dark, or the more-present rain. 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. In his review of the book, Ephrat Livni sums it up this way: “Time is a story we’re always telling ourselves in the present tense, individually and together.

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Finding Human Space

Evolving Web

It’s a delight to walk, in the sunlight, the dark, or the more-present rain. 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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The Second Act: Community Guy Rises

Community Guy

I was the guy who bugged his friends and family at parties about the internet in the 90s. Outside of a very small circle of friends and family, everyone in my online world was shocked. “I I had no idea anything was wrong”… “Your social profiles presented a picture of positivity, and I had no idea”. Hello. I’m Jake, the Community Guy. You may not recognize me… I know it’s been a while. Or you have never heard of me, since I’ve been a bit of a recluse lately.

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The Second Act: Community Guy Rises

Community Guy

I was the guy who bugged his friends and family at parties about the internet in the 90s. Outside of a very small circle of friends and family, everyone in my online world was shocked. “I I had no idea anything was wrong”… “Your social profiles presented a picture of positivity, and I had no idea”. Hello. I’m Jake, the Community Guy. You may not recognize me… I know it’s been a while. Or you have never heard of me, since I’ve been a bit of a recluse lately.

2018 89

Changes Afoot for Microsoft OneNote

Michael Sampson - Currents

On the Silverside blog, I wrote about upcoming changes for Microsoft OneNote: One of my friends once covered himself in Post-It Notes and walked into his local Microsoft office. He was hoping to become the product manager for Microsoft OneNote – hence the attention-grabbing way of presenting himself – but his approach was stymied because the receptionist didn’t even know what OneNote was.

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Risky Business

How to Save the World

E very year, an organization called the Global Risk Forum presents the corporate and political elite attending the Davos World Economic Forum conference with a snapshot of their assessment of the greatest risks this elite and its vested interests should be aware of.

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True Story

How to Save the World

With friends we tell stories about what apparently happened, what we thought, how we felt, to use them as a sounding board for making sense of what happened, to fit it into our Story of Me. Cartoon from poorlydrawnlines. Tell me the true story, about the time when that man.

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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. without its lawyer present.

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From the feed: More complexity

Chris Corrigan

My friend Ria Baeck has been writing a book for years that combines her thinking about self, source, hosting and theory with harvests from the workshops and conversations she has hosted over the past decade.

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Designing nesting thresholds

Chris Corrigan

Good participatory meetings have the characteristics of the Four Fold Practice within them: people are present and hosted with good process. My friend Christie Diamond once said “the conversation begins long before the meeting starts, and continues long after the meeting is over.”

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Short time, World Cafe to the rescue

Chris Corrigan

Helping a friend with a design challenge today. He is running a small group process at the end of a day of presentations about energy futures in a small community. This is what you can present back the next day.

2018 51

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. Is it a written report or a presentation? This was a really clear and useful presentation. 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?: presents a haunting, stirring 1300-voice strong version of MILCK’s anti-Drumpf protest song I Can’t Keep Quiet. presentable — hideously appareled after the manner of the time and place.

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