Links of the Quarter: June 2019

How to Save the World

The Art of Colourizing Old Photos: See how the experts do it , step-by-step instructions to DIY , and how colourizing can fool you. image of the Maldives by David Mark from Pixabay , CC0; the islands will likely be completely submerged due to sea level rise from glacial melt by mid-century.

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Mapping the social innovation ecosystems around public libraries together: the Czech connection(s)

Making CommunitySense

Because of my relevant expertise, I was asked to participate as an external expert in the CIDES project. In break out groups, the librarians were to come up with local social innovation themes, then select and map existing or proposed initiatives that would fit those themes.

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“But what about naysayers?”

Chris Corrigan

Complicated problems (knowable problems and predictable solutions, but only with expert help and analysis). There maybe different ways to do and experts may not agree, but they can give you a plan and show you in advance how their solution is a good one. To hire an expert, give them constraints to work with (money, time, and materials) and ask for a proposal. Perhaps I need to curate a series of posts called “The Whatabout Chronicles.”

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