How to Save the World

How to Save the World

May 17, 2008 Saturday Links for the Week -- May 17, 2008 All Over But the Shouting: A new and exhaustive joint scientific study shows that species biodiversity on Earth has plummeted almost a third in the past 35 years , and the pace of extinction is accelerating. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Global Democracy · The Political Process.

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What Will It Take?

How to Save the World

I arranged it, since the film profiles Ken Ward, who is a friend of Tree’s and who I’ve met a couple of times myself. L ast evening a group of about 30 Bowen Islanders watched a documentary called The Reluctant Radical.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

October 4, 2007 Baby Boom in Affluent Nations: Population Bomb Still Ignited F ordecades, the United Nations and the US Census Bureau have been accusingthose who have called for strong measures to curb global populationgrowth scare-mongers and neo-Malthusians. Given the accelerating footprint of the averagehuman on the planet, in every nation, none of us can imagine what aworld with 14 billion humans would -- will -- be like. Global Democracy · The Political Process.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 12, 2007 The Coming Pandemic: What the Experts Say T his week I had the opportunity to attend a global conference ondisaster management, one track of which was focused on healthemergencies. Short of an immediate, very early,complete shut-down of all long-distance transportation (which isimpossible -- no one has the capacity to engineer this), a truepandemic will become global. Global Democracy · The Political Process.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 12, 2007 The Coming Pandemic: What the Experts Say T his week I had the opportunity to attend a global conference ondisaster management, one track of which was focused on healthemergencies. Short of an immediate, very early,complete shut-down of all long-distance transportation (which isimpossible -- no one has the capacity to engineer this), a truepandemic will become global. Global Democracy · The Political Process.

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The Knowledge Management Impact Challenge

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“It’s not easy-o&# as my Ghanaian friends would say. The Knowledge Management Impact Challenge aims to accelerate this discovery process by gathering and exchanging stories of what works and what doesn’t. By sharing a story, you can raise the visibility of your work and contribute to a growing global knowledge base of good practice. How can you measure the impact of knowledge management?

Risky Business

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Last year’s Davos Global Risk Forum “landscape” Larger clearer version with legend here. . But we’re desperate to believe that cheap oil won’t run out until we have “environmentally friendly” renewable energy available in abundance.

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Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Elsua

there is something more worrying, extremely worrying, actually, that’s going to help accelerate its own demise and big time.

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A Complex Predicament: How Our Energy, Economic and Ecological Systems are Connected (repost)

How to Save the World

I would like to believe, as Donella Meadows so eloquently explained in her Places to Intervene in a System paper, that a transformational human evolution, a way of fundamentally changing our whole global way of thinking and acting, our whole paradigm, is possible.

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The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Communities: The Driving Force of Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

So for the last couple of months a bunch of IBM colleagues, and old time good friends, Matt Simpson , Sandy Yarchin , Bill Chamberlin , Kathryn Munda and yours truly, have been working together towards preparing that re-launch.

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IBM’s Smart Work Jam Under Way Already – Are You Jamming?

Elsua

The Future of Team Work (Maximizing possibilities with global, virtual, dynamic teams). Goodness! Today is going to be one of those days where I could surely do with a day of 36 hours, if not more!,

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Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

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practitioners So a couple of weeks ago I reached out to my good friend Susan Scrupski , a maven of all things social computing in the enterprise and — not coincidentally — founder of The 2.0 An internationally recognized enterprise architect and business strategist, Dion Hinchcliffe has been working for two decades with leading-edge methods to accelerate project schedules and raise the bar for software quality.

Enterprise 2.0 – Towards Embracing a New Emerging Kind of Leadership

Elsua

I am not sure whether you may have read this Forbes article put together by my fellow IBM colleague, and good friend, Rawn Shah , under the title " Enterprise 2.0

Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Like the friends of Godot, I am waiting, hopelessly, for the impossible. Vollmann seeks to understand how “we could not only sustain, but accelerate the rise of atmospheric carbon levels, all the while expressing confusion, powerlessness and resentment.”

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9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home

Elsua

Set Strict Deadlines: This is perhaps one of the hardest things to comply with, yet, one of the most rewarding, because, just as it happens with co-located knowledge workers in the traditional office, procrastination surely is not your best friend, as some people seem to claim time and time again.

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Links of the Quarter: May 28, 2015

How to Save the World

This can only continue with the assumption of perpetual and accelerating growth, and the assumption that interest rates can be kept far below real inflation rates through the complicity of banks, governments, corporations, media and regulators, indefinitely.

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Grimly Letting Go of the Old Story

How to Save the World

I’ve also noticed a gradual increase in the general level of non-specific anxiety, pessimism, guilt, shame, premonition and overwhelm of my friends and acquaintances (it’s even worse now, I think, than it was right after 9/11). cartoon by David Sipress from the New Yorker.

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The Social Enterprise – Nothing New Invented Here!

Elsua

Now, if you are still looking for a business case for Social Computing, that, my friends, would be it! Well, in this case, it’s a virtual floor, just like we have moved from the local water cooler into the global virtual water cooler!

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Crowdopolis Covers Comprehensive Range of Opportunities

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Cisco Announces I-Prize Winner and Results of Their Global Collaboration  and Cisco Announces Second I-Prize Winner ) and well as reports on some of the vendors (e.g., It presented new business models, around creating high impact relationships with customers, widening and accelerating innovation opportunities, and streamlining business processes.  I have written about crowd-sourcing a good bit on this blog including a whole series on Cisco I-Prize (e.g.,

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Why you should come to an Art of Hosting

Chris Corrigan

This is my home based offering, which I have been doing for nearly ten years with friends Tenneson Woolf, Teresa Posakony and Caitlin Frost, and lately with our new colleague Amanda Fenton. My buddy Tenneson deep in a Rivendell World Cafe.

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Revolution in networks: applying the new science to organizations

Endless Knots

As our friends at Future of Work note in their cross-post , "the program will also be repeated on Monday, February 16, at 12:00 AM, and on Tuesday, February 17 at4 AM (again, EST and PST). Our field work at the leading edge of global organizational development confirms that this new “linked” science applies directly and immediately to highly-complex organizations.

We Have No Choice

How to Save the World

M y friend Nancy White just wrote an article lamenting the loss of thoughtful asynchronous communication — the modern equivalent of the longhand letter. New Yorker cartoon by the late Charles Barsotti. “Rejoice, rejoice, we have no choice but to carry on!”

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

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The E-Friends software allows members to connect to people in their personal networks and community, creating a new online interactive resource that is based on a trusted network of friends and associates on the internet.&#

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Links of the Quarter: December 2016

How to Save the World

Extinction Is the End Game: Xray Mike recaps the latest signs of the accelerating decline of civilization culture. 60% of Global Wildlife Gone: The 2016 Living Planet report says that total populations of wild species have declined 60% from 1970s levels.

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How This Culture Makes Addicts of Us All (and Why That’s OK)

How to Save the World

This is some initial noodling on the subject of addiction, based on a conversation with, and some unpublished writing by, my friend Michael Nenonen, and some reading of the work of Vancouver academic and author Bruce Alexander.

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Why We Cannot Save the World

How to Save the World

Difficult: The war on drugs has made these drugs extremely lucrative, globally-traded, and almost impossible to stop. The challenges we face are overwhelming, and they’ve been accelerating in size and complexity for millennia.

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Justin Bieber, Social Networks and How Numbers Can Lie | Digital Tonto

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Globalization and an interconnected world have made the independence assumption untenable. Technologies like the Web and Social Media accelerate the process. My daughter has the “Beiber Fever&# and so does all her friends.

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Links of the Month: November 8, 2013

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There are three global unsustainable systems headed for inevitable near-term collapse. An example is how greater human numbers lead to greater production of human foods and vice versa, in an accelerating loop that has led to an utterly unsustainable 7.3

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Links of the Quarter: September 2017

How to Save the World

Thanks to my friend Philip in NZ for the link. The Fantasy of Space Travel: John Michael Greer deliciously skewers “science promoter Neil DeGrasse Tyson” for his infatuation with space travel as the solution to global collapse.

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Links of the Month: October 23, 2014

How to Save the World

Leaving the Planet Gracefully: Robert Jensen writes about a friend who knew exactly what was happening to our world, and what is likely to happen, and lived a calm, conscious, purposeful, exemplary life despite his knowledge. Thanks to my friend Don Marshall for the link.

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Why you should come to an Art of Hosting

Chris Corrigan

This is my home based offering, which I have been doing for nearly ten years with friends Tenneson Woolf, Teresa Posakony and Caitlin Frost, and lately with our new colleague Amanda Fenton. We have an Art of Hosting event coming up in February 23-26 on Bowen Island.

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Seed Salon: Albert-Laszlo Barabasi + James Fowler § SEEDMAGAZINE.COM

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So if we asked them, “Who are your friends?&# You say to your friends, “I gave money to the Obama campaign.&# So some of the very first work I did was on the question: “If I vote, how does it affect my friends and family?&# Now he’s a friend.

Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

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The geography of a scenes is nurtured by several factors: Mutual appreciation — Risky moves are applauded by the group, subtlety is appreciated, and friendly competition goads the shy. 93+ Superhero Schools, Collaboratories, Incubators, Accelerators & Hubs for Social & Tech Innovation. Acceleration Watch (John M Smart). Global Guerrillas (John Robb). Acceleration Studies Foundation. Skip to content. emergent by design. future of facebook project.

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Links of the Month: November 19, 2011

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Greenhouse Gases Rise By Record Amount: To the surprise of few, political efforts to reduce global CO2 emissions are not only ineffective, the increase in pollution is actually accelerating. Cartoon by Mark Hurwitt.

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Links of the Month: April 16, 2013

How to Save the World

There will come a tipping point at which, like the first declaration in 1932 that the economy was in the midst of a global Great Depression, a large enough proportion of the population will acknowledge that our civilization is done for, that we will start acting accordingly.

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Lockheed Martin Launches Open-Source Social Networking Project - Application Development from eWeek

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

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We all know the story about customers gaining more power and how the Internet is enhancing and accelerating this. Across the business landscape, we are moving to more collaborative forms of commerce: collaboration marketing, creation nets and global process networks.

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Links of the Quarter: June, 2016

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Killing Environmentalists: Investigative reporters at Global Witness survey the near-record 185 environmental activists murdered last year. Photo: Tui birds, by my friend Pohangina Pete. cartoon by the late, wonderful Charles Barsotti.

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Giving Up on Environmentalism

How to Save the World

That option is unanimously opposed by the landholders, the First Nations of BC, except for a handful in the fraudulent colonialist “tribal councils” that have been bought off by the Big Oil consortium or its government friends.

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An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

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The trends are: Accelerating change Increasing complexity of information Growth of social technology I explained what each of those means in the post, and added some nice graphics too. Now, let’s call “social technology&# anything that allows us to communicate information on a global level. It’s literally NEVER been fully globally connected, until now. It may not have happened before for humans as a global civilization, but it happens in Nature all the time.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

What exactly willmotivate governments and global industries then to join hands in acrusade to reduce emissions through regulation and taxation? Whatwould be interesting would be to project it forward, assuming ahundred-fold or thousand-fold acceleration of rate of change.

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Fireproof (repost)

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I thought I might want to sign up as a wildfire fighter, since I figure as global warming accelerates, it will be an increasingly handy skill to have, especially around here.”. I smiled at my friends.

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33 things to know about those who make your online social spaces live | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

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Favorite books Powered by Postrank Friends They came… Twittercount Follow this blog Copyright Bertrand Duperrins Notepad by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0

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