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

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? It seems like the wealth of the entire nation is being funneled right to a couple thousand fortunate people, and all of us are still working pretty damn hard to make ends meet, yet ultimately supporting that model. It doesn’t have to be professionally designed, it can be a simple free blog, but you need to have a place where you show off your work, whatever your work may be.

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Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Slowly but surely clients are starting to understand that the proof of the pudding is in the eating, and that we should put our beautiful models to the test on the shop floor. His work on TTE – Tactical Tribal Engagement is unprecedented for counterinsurgency tactics in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Will the Collapse of Civilization Begin With Global Corporatist Totalitarianism?

How to Save the World

Afghanistan & Pakistan. It also eschews Charity (“a degenerate form of gift that cannot be reciprocated; a handout designed to please the benefactor”). STAGE. WHAT COLLAPSES. SIGNS OF COLLAPSE. E.G. OF CULTURE AT THIS STAGE. COPING/RESILIENCE MECHANISMS.

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

How to Save the World

My study of history suggests that all civilizations collapse, because the model on which they are built is complicated and inherently fragile, so that as they scale up they become increasingly unsustainable and dysfunctional, until they finally crumble under their own weight.

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Acting resourcefully in a space of community organizing

Chris Corrigan

In the Art of Hosting community and the Berkana models of community organizing, we generally focus on purpose and seek to build strategic relationships and structures that create longer term, resilient and sustainable responses to changing realities.

2011 60

Links for the Week: Saturday January 10, 2009

How to Save the World

Make or Break Time for Business: Gregory Lent and Umair Haque are riffing that traditional-model big businesses need to reinvent themselves quickly or die. What You Don't Know About Gaza: Some facts about the world's largest refugee camp.and About Afghanistan: In the failed state of Afghanistan, everything is for sale. -- drugs, political office, justice, and, of course "protection". BLOG Links for the Week: Saturday January 10, 2009. Cheryl's.

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With a 50 Friends Limit, Path Is the Opposite of Twitter

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Path Path calls itself “The Personal Network&# because it’s determined to go against the example set by Twitter Twitter ’s follower model; you are limited to just 50 friends on Path. the design is attractive. Doesn't look like a smart model.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Mexico may well fail as a state, and become asdangerous and expensive to keep in check as Afghanistan -- and a lotcloser. Thenew business model: Your basic product/service is free: This is the world that marketing whiz Seth Godin describes in his booksand blog, and was to some extent predicted by Clay Christensen and MikeRaynor in TheInnovators Solution. See a fashion design by a big-namedesigner on FTV that you really like, but which sells for $10,000?

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Competitive advantage from better interactions

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

These "tacit" activities—involving the exchange of information, the making of judgments, and a need to draw on multifaceted forms of knowledge in exchanges with coworkers, customers, and suppliers—are increasingly a part of the standard model for companies in the developed world. But building these advantages wont be easy: companies must alter the way they craft strategies, design organizations, manage talent, and leverage technology.

Ten Important Business Trends

How to Save the World

Mexico may well fail as a state, and become as dangerous and expensive to keep in check as Afghanistan -- and a lot closer. The new business model: Your basic product/service is free: This is the world that marketing whiz Seth Godin describes in his books and blog, and was to some extent predicted by Clay Christensen and Mike Raynor in The Innovator's Solution. See a fashion design by a big-name designer on FTV that you really like, but which sells for $10,000?

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

What will it take before the free-market loversrealize the madness of the modern corporate model? And now we learn that Canadas peacekeepers in Afghanistan have been turning their captives over to Afghan torture squads ,with the full knowledge of the Canadian Minister of Defence GordonOConnor and the Canadian chief of defence staff Rick Hillier. I use another word to designate it, butit is poor enough.

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