Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

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. multimedia reprocessed/washed/painted photo produced by my friend Ron Woodall.

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

Making CommunitySense

We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis. What we need is not more of the same top down, neo-liberal corporate and government interventions. These are just a recipes for ever more socio-economic and cultural alienation, disillusion and disempowerment.

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Guest post: Networks for Mangrove Protection in Costa Rica

Net-Map Toolbox

They recollect mangrove seeds and create nurseries, reforest the mangroves, monitor the survival rate and teach environmental education at schools and try to rise awareness in the communities to sensitize to the importance of mangroves and wetlands in general. (by Barbara Schroeter).

Improving Things for Knowledge and Information Workers

Michael Sampson - Currents

Like seeds in the garden, mental models and ideas need quiet space in which to grow and develop, and interruptions break them very quickly. In 2018, is the answer more collaboration, interaction, distractions, disruptions and interruptions?

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

Making CommunitySense

We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis. What we need is not more of the same top down, neo-liberal corporate and government interventions. These are just a recipes for ever more socio-economic and cultural alienation, disillusion and disempowerment.

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Changes Afoot for Microsoft OneNote

Michael Sampson - Currents

Perhaps Microsoft’s work with tuning it for the education market with OneNote for Classrooms will seed the market with a whole new love for the program in about a decade’s time, but that’s a long-term play we will need to watch. 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.

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Several Short Sentences About… Bats

How to Save the World

The bats you attract will: pollinate your plants, enrich your soil, spread your seeds, and. fruit bat, from wikimedia.

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