Edusemiotics, the Divided Brain and Connectivism

Jenny Connected

The presence of paradox is also a distinguishing feature of edusemiotics. I have recently been exploring Iain McGilchrist’s ground-breaking work on the divided brain (see The Master and his Emissary.

2018 217

Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Scientists, in disarray over discoveries all over the planet that indicate global human presence more than 100,000 years ago, are now struggling to make sense of fossils that indicate primitive life all over the planet as long as 3.5 image via Ulf Parczyk on Jim Newman’s Facebook Page.

2018 46

Recovering from NotPetya – the DLA Piper Story

Michael Sampson - Currents

DLA Piper , a global law firm with a presence in more than 40 countries, was hit with the NotPetya ransomware attack in June 2017. It caused significant damage to its global IT infrastructure (hat tip, ITNews): – every data centre and Windows-based server was impacted.

2018 153

Information Protection: The What

Michael Sampson - Currents

For example, a credit card number is a credit card number is a credit card number, and if you can work out the identifying characteristics of credit card numbers, you can detect the presence of one or more.

2018 116

Death is a friend of life

Jenny Connected

Iain McGilchrist’s stress on the importance of poetry, music and presence at a time of the death of someone you love, or indeed of anyone, resonated with me. The Self-Unseeing (by Thomas Hardy). Here is the ancient floor, Footworn and hollowed and thin, Here was the former door.

2018 130

From Intranets to DEX in 2018

Michael Sampson - Currents

DEX 2018 will be held in Sydney on June 6-8, 2018. As was said of eCommerce, the presence of the “e” becomes irrelevant after a while. The team at Step Two have re-branded their annual Intranets conference to the Digital Employee Experience conference , or DEX.

2017 116

Evidence of a friendship

Mathemagenic

It is still on, but will be different without her physical presence here. A friend from Moscow, who was coming to our house to celebrate my birthday with me was refused a visum. Because, between the other things, they couldn’t see clearly why she was coming.

2018 116

Michael Pollan Has Lost His Mind

How to Save the World

It’s not “consciousness” or “awareness” or “presence” at all — it’s absence , loss. Painting by Cristobal Ortega Maila CC0 from pxhere.com. M ichael Pollan, famous for his books on cooking, food and nutrition (“Eat food. Not too much.

2018 56

From the feed: More complexity

Chris Corrigan

Collective presencing applied. I’m moving these posts to Monday morning and will try to provide a theme each week to connect the five links. Enjoy. Dave Snowden’s 12 Shibboleth’s of Christmas.

2018 56

How Would We Behave Without ‘Selves’?

How to Save the World

For a while we wonder whether there are any humans at all , since there are no cities, no monuments, no visible evidence of human presence of any kind. image: from Martijn Meijerink on skitterphoto.com, cc0.

2018 49

Plus Ça Change

How to Save the World

photo by the author. “Everything had changed, but nothing seemed different” — Meg Hutchinson, True North. L ately I’ve been reading back over some of the old posts in this 15+ year-old blog.

2018 46

Listening is love

Chris Corrigan

Erich Fromm studied love and connection as his life’s work. Along the way he was able to study and learn about the art of some of the core capacities of loving.

2018 49

A couple of musings on democracy

Chris Corrigan

Two links in the feed this morning had me thinking about democracy, participation and local governance. Duncan Green provides a review of the new book How to Rig an Election , by Nic Cheeseman and Brian Klaas.

2018 48

How complexity principles can inform participatory process design

Chris Corrigan

The presence of emergent properties does not provide an argument against causality, only against deterministic forms of prediction. Sonja Blignault has been blogging some terrific stuff on Paul Cilliers’ work on complexity.

2018 46

Listening to and Learning from the ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

The presence of the Other calls me to service and responsibility. 2018). For a few months now I have been struggling to understand the idea of the ‘Other’, i.e. the capitalised Other. Why is it that so many people write about it and make such a big thing of it?

2019 155

If space is a becoming what kind of spaces do we need for learning?

Jenny Connected

I particularly liked the notion of ‘fire space’ – here but not here, presence and absence. I am now thinking about this in terms of Absent Presence, which I have blogged about before. Absent presence in online interaction.

2016 164