Our Relationship with the Ego

Alchemy of Change

The post Our Relationship with the Ego appeared first on Alchemy of Change. An exploration of the ego, its connection to will and attention and how its forms a triad with these two organs of the mind to lock its grip on our consciousness. . An exploration of the ego, its connection to will and attention and how its forms a triad with these two organs of the mind to lock its grip on our consciousness. Featured Soul

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Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

In this paper, we endeavour to move beyond social change and social inclusion to develop a framework to make apparent the relationship between social justice and the adoption of OER and OEP. In this video, posted for the fifth week of the E-Learning 3.0

2018 225

Security, identity, voice, opportunity and agency on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

Is there a hierarchical relationship between these four key elements, i.e. security must be in place before identity and then voice can be realised, and opportunity with agency rely on security, identity and voice being safeguarded. The topic for the final week of the E-Learning 3.0

2018 187

Truth in a Post-Truth Age

Jenny Connected

In the second podcast in the series, Kurt Andersen, author of ‘Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History’, discusses America’s ‘iffy’ relationship with reason, rationality and empirical truth.

2018 219

Edusemiotics, the Divided Brain and Connectivism

Jenny Connected

This interest was sparked by hearing McGilchrist say, on a course I attended earlier this year (see Field & Field website ), that there are no static and separate things, but instead there are relationships and patterns.

2018 217

Consensus and community in the distributed web

Jenny Connected

As of August 2018, about 1000 pages are deleted from Wikipedia each day. HolonIQ, Nov 30, 2018 Though dated last June this market map appeared in my inbox from Holon only today. The topic for this week in the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC is Community.

2018 166

Community network mapping: just get going!

Making CommunitySense

Social networks are about relationships, interactions, and connections between people and act as a resource for knowledge sharing and problem solving. Mapping a community network is an art as much as a science.

2018 219

Understanding ‘Betweenness’ – seeing beyond the parts

Jenny Connected

This would mean ‘seeing’ the relationships between concepts as a whole, and avoiding separating concepts from experience? Having collected all the ‘parts’, Matthias, using his Think Tool, has been able to look for relationships between the parts and create this ‘whole’.

2018 174

There are No Things. There are patterns.

Jenny Connected

Iain’s new book will make the case for no static and separate things, but instead relationships and patterns. But both authors, as philosophers, are interested in the relationship between knowledge and ‘truth’.

2018 206

Four Things to Remember When "Planning"

Evolving Web

That means you have existing relationships with customers and colleagues to complete work. Every one of those relationships takes up time and energy. In 1989 I received my degree in Urban Planning. I have studied how to make plans.

2018 194

Losing Yourself in Awesome

Evolving Web

Read back through the archives and you'll find explorations of collaboration, governance, design, food, relationships, movies, art, music, and so forth. You can lose yourself in awesome. Awes ome itself is overload. boredom is seldom awesome.

2018 192

E-Learning 3.0 : Graph

Jenny Connected

To do this, GitHub is structured as a Directed Acyclic Graph, creating a series of relationships among code libraries. Graph is the Topic for Week 3 of Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 Again, he has provided a good Synopsis – see [link].

2018 161

‘Betweenness’ : a way of being in the world

Jenny Connected

Mariana Funes & Jenny Mackness (2018) When inclusion excludes: a counter narrative of open online education, Learning, Media and Technology, 43:2, 119 138, DOI: 10.1080/17439884.2018.1444638.

2018 148

Trust, Truth, Consensus and Community on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

I have been a founder member of a community ( ELESIG which is still going strong) and a facilitator/moderator in a community (CPsquare – which no longer functions as a community, but relationships still remain – see image below). The seventh topic in the E-Learning 3.0

2018 148

E-Learning 3.0: The Human versus the Machine

Jenny Connected

The relationship between steps and an outcome are different in machines and living organisms. We can also see all this in family relationships. Mind relates to ‘to mind’, which relates to ‘to care’ again suggesting a relationship.

2018 148

You can stimulate curiosity for self directed learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

Accoding to Forbes there is a strong relationship between learning and happiness on the job. This morning I cycled in the sun to a school for higher eduction to a look back at a fun and successful project.

2018 169

Computing on R

Learning Alliances

It’s actually a global organism that grows information : insights, discussions, work methods, human relationships, and open questions as well as a massive amount of software and all the resources that document or support it. R is not just software.

2018 169

Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

It’s a collective act of introspection and narrative, record-keeping and expectation, that’s based on our relationship to prior events and the sense that happenings are impending. multimedia reprocessed/washed/painted photo produced by my friend Ron Woodall.

2018 46

Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

A movement that consists of countless, interwoven webs of meaningful relationships and interactions, allowing groups of citizens to both grow and interconnect strong local communities, communities of interest and of practice. We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis.

2018 182

My takeaways from OEB18: communities, AI and 3D-smarts and some very practical stuff

Joitske Hulsebosch

and new relationships. For the first time in my life I went to the OEB learning technologies conference in Berlin. It was a great conference. I did not feel tired Friday at 18.00 when it ended, but completely energized and full of new ideas!

2018 130

Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Once the purchase is made, the relationship is over and the poor sucker holding the bag can deal with the fall out. image via Ulf Parczyk on Jim Newman’s Facebook Page.

2018 46

You can use Twitter to get new ideas to do your work in a better way

Joitske Hulsebosch

One person said: “ I try to sift through all the Twitter content from my network and look for trends and relationships between topics. Would you like to show off at work with great ideas?

2018 151

Envisioning a New Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

Drawing a mind map of a work activity to show the elements, relationships, and associations. Envisioning a new approach has two inputs: your understanding of the current reality of the work process or activity, and your newly developed understanding of what’s possible.

2018 136

Collaboration in the Process of Re-Imagining

Michael Sampson - Currents

Thus when looking at how to re-imagine a work process or activity – or a relationship, business model, life, or even a room layout for that matter – we can see what we’ve been trained to see, but are blind to what we can’t.

2018 127

Four Things to Remember When "Planning"

Evolving Web

That means you have existing relationships with customers and colleagues to complete work. Every one of those relationships takes up time and energy. In 1989 I received my degree in Urban Planning. I have studied how to make plans.

2018 130

Painting of Lafayette Cemetery New Orleans #2

Portals and KM

It is amazing the impact of light on both colors and the relationship between colors.  Here is a 12" square oil painting of the Lafayette Cemetery, New Orleans completed on site.

2018 130

Losing Yourself in Awesome

Evolving Web

Read back through the archives and you'll find explorations of collaboration, governance, design, food, relationships, movies, art, music, and so forth. You can lose yourself in awesome. Awes ome itself is overload. boredom is seldom awesome.

2018 130

Community and organization intertwine

Learning Alliances

A community is a history of clustered relationships and events. Communities depend on the larger society — a fabric of social relationships. Organization charts and protocols codify relationships and power. Conversations are ad hoc, shaped by individual relationships, opportunity, and feeling of relevance.

2018 100

Human Existence is Difficult. Existentialism and Phenomenology.

Jenny Connected

Bakewell describes Sartre as an ugly, loud-mouthed uncompromising extremist who despite this was a magnet for women, not least Simone de Beauvoir, with whom he had an ‘open’ relationship for more than 50 years. What does it mean to live an authentic, fully human life?

2018 130

Harmony and hope as pedagogies for 2018

Jenny Connected

Here’s wishing anyone who visits this post, Season’s Greeting and Best Wishes for 2018. This week’s OLDaily , the online newsletter published by Stephen Downes, includes a discussion about ‘a pedagogy of harmony’.

2017 151

Iain McGilchrist and the divided brain

Jenny Connected

The right hemisphere (RH) is the one that understands implicit meaning, the one that has a much richer connection with the body (an important point for those interested in the mind-body relationship), the one that understands the unique.

2018 130

Death is a friend of life

Jenny Connected

There has also been some research to show a declining mother-infant relationship. The Self-Unseeing (by Thomas Hardy). Here is the ancient floor, Footworn and hollowed and thin, Here was the former door. Where the dead feet walked in.

2018 130

Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

A movement that consists of countless, interwoven webs of meaningful relationships and interactions, allowing groups of citizens to both grow and interconnect strong local communities, communities of interest and of practice. We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis.

2018 130

Effecting Change – the Cohesive, Larger Vision

Michael Sampson - Currents

The airplane enables a pace of business, relationships, and sports that sailing ships just didn’t enable. There’s much more to come from Silverside as 2018 unfolds.

2018 116

Don’t Get to Perfect Too Soon

Michael Sampson - Currents

For scheduling another whiteboard session, another Post-It Note wall attack, another long walk to figure out the relationships, driving rationale, intermediate steps and necessary resources of people, activity and energy.

2018 116

Using Data Analytics on People for Better Decision Making

Michael Sampson - Currents

Chantrelle and Natalie from the Workplace Analytics practice at Microsoft share three ideas of how organisations are using people analytics (defined as “ the use of data about human behavior, relationships and traits to make business decisions “): 1.

2018 116

Skills for ‘Being’ in a Digital Age

Jenny Connected

The relationship between steps and an outcome are different in machines and living organisms. I have been puzzling over George Siemens ’ idea that learners need to develop ‘being skills’ if they are to cope with what it means to be human in a digital age. George discusses this with Neil Selwyn in an interview recorded for Monash University, Australia, Faculty of Education.

2018 109

Painting of Lafayette Cemetery New Orleans #2

Portals and KM

It is amazing the impact of light on both colors and the relationship between colors.  Here is a 12" square oil painting of the Lafayette Cemetery, New Orleans completed on site. I did a larger one on a sunny day to capture the dappled light.This one is a detail of the larger one now done in full shade.   The best way to easily see most of my paintings for s ale is to go to my Facebook page -  [link]  - and look at Photos and albums within Photos.

2018 100

The Collaborative Workspace: Improve Productivity Through Engagement

Jenny Connected

The improved communication between departments will build stronger relationships that can also reduce employee turnover. If you’re looking to improve productivity at work, it may be time to shift to a collaborative workspace. Whether you’re a small company or well-established corporation, such collaborative office environments can offer great benefits.

2018 100

Dealing with resistance and difficulties

Mathemagenic

Grasping a new concept, recognising patterns and relationships, keeping an overview, all come in a natural way for him; attention to detail and routine tasks that require automatisation do not. This is something that was in drafts for a while and I hesitated about publishing it – it is personal and about difficult things.

2018 109

Beat the Conference Blahs

Partnering Resources

In this organization, people were married to their departments; they valued those relationships more than others. Without even thinking about it, they strengthened cross-functional relationships as they laughed and learned together.

2018 130

May I Ask a Question?

How to Save the World

Both the question and the responses help us learn, and provide knowledge, ideas, perspectives, insights, and/or a deeper relationship with someone, that otherwise wouldn’t have been achieved. Image from pixabay by Dean Moriarty, CC0.

2018 61

AI Use Cases For Communities & Networks

Online Community Strategy

For business leaders shaping online community strategy, AI holds promise to help solve two of the biggest challenges with online communities: 1) Quantifying the value of community investment and delivering timely and actionable insight and 2) Managing large networks of relationships at scale.

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