WorldChanging: Tools, Models and Ideas for Building a Bright Green Future: Cliff Figallo and the Evolution of Virtual Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The WELL was a business, not an ashram, and as its referees, we had chosen to be appropriately more liberal about the exercise of anger. If you get irritated in an online social space today, you can move on to one of the kajillion alternatives.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Thebook describes a number of exercises you can use to help hone in onthis sweet spot. Its an exercise in acquiringself-knowledge, designed by Otto Scharmers PresencingInstitute. The exercise entails answering the following 17 questions, a processthat Scharmer says should take you a couple of hours. The purpose of this exercise is not, as it might first appear, tocreate a roadmap of your future life and career. Creating an Alternative, Gift Economy.

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Social Physics: Oxymoron or Big 'Social' Data Tipping Point?

Governance in a Networked World

Carr states about Pentland “what he fails to see is that those norms and influences are themselves shaped by history, politics, and economics, not to mention power and prejudice” in referring to Pentland’s claims that social norms, behaviours and influences can be accurately modelled mathematically.

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My experiences of the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC to date

Jenny Connected

There have been some alternative suggestions and, as yet, no evidence of real consensus, but I am going to follow Wikipedia’s advice to ‘Be Bold’ and just go ahead with this. The point is that participants exercise their autonomy in choosing how they want to participate. This fits with his belief that the role of the teacher is to model and demonstrate. First a bit of background. The task for this week in the E-Learning 3.0

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As the Knowledge Hub faces closure, might a creative Twitter mob help with re-invention?

Social Reporter

First, it is clear that the formal consultation is about staff redundancies, and discussion is a feed into that, not an independent exercise. If we turn to that classic model for citizen participation, Sherry Arnstein’s Ladder of Participation , the LGA stance looks rather like Placation. Part 1 – Steve Dale on alternative knowledge architectures.

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Letter of Termination

How to Save the World

Following is a partial listing of some of the ways in which your consortium member organizations have abrogated the spirit and substance of our long-standing agreement with you, leaving us no alternative but to take this step: Representative Democracy LLC: Your “representatives” have not represented us at all. The experiment with their service delivery model of “representative democracy” has been an abject failure. image from Fill at Pixabay CC0.

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Cognitive Edge accreditation and SenseMaker workshop

Mathemagenic

Overall I’m happy: working through the exercises resulted in concepts and principles sinking deep enough to start using them as a frame to think about the world. What I didn’t expect, but loved was an intro to complex facilitation ( more ), through the exercises, explicit discussion of the facilitator roles and multiple examples. alternative “innovation&# trajectories (in particular open source and “bubbling&# in weblog ecosystems). ASHEN model.

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. Just because someone has power or, alternatively, is in a low status role does not mean they will mistreat others.

My Top 10 Reasons Why I Bought an iPad 2

Elsua

v2 is much slicker, rounded , feels lighter, rather elegant, smart even (Bought the white model, which probably add up a bit of glamour to it altogether, who knows!) I got myself the 64GB 3G white model and, once again, just like I did for v1, I haven’t regretted it yet.

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F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Imagine your mind as a construct – a series of models, assumptions, biases, values, beliefs, memories, past hurts and joys, experiences, expectations, and blind spots. It’s easy to get trapped in our most comfortable assumptions and models. Skip to content.

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A Community-Based Resilience Framework

How to Save the World

Modelling Resilience: First Steps: Assess our value to others as a model. W hen I am asked by people “What can we do now?

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Linear and non-linear learning

Ken Carroll

Hirsch’s “Core Knowledge&# ideas and the “What Your [N]th-Grader Needs to Know&# books, which relate somewhat to the ChinesePod model in that they posit a body of knowledge necessary for “cultural literacy&# at various levels of development, but argue against prescribing any single way of acquiring it. An alternative dance club? particularly liked the points about the Emphasis on Individual Learning Processes, and Teachers as Resources and Models.

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Ten Ways to Heal from Civilization Disease

How to Save the World

Healing (including self-healing) is also one of the five pillars of my preparing for collapse model. image: creative commons CC0 license from pixabay. T he theme for a recent ‘rhythm meditation’ retreat at my house was healing.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

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A Mantra to Live By

How to Save the World

A s reported in a recent New Yorker article, the popular trans model Hari Nef was asked for her “mantra to live by”, and her response was “Take what is yours.” New Yorker cartoon by the late Charles Barsotti.

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Enterprise Collaboration Requires Critical New Skills

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Vision and Reality view comments Toppling a Giant: SharePoint 2010, the iPad & Social Business Software view comments Seven Lessons Learned on Social Business view comments 5 Great Skype Alternatives view comments A Sneak Peek at the Google Apps Redesign view comments Google Docs Offline Support Confirmed, Will Make Chromebooks More Functional view comments Is IBMs Defection Another Sign of RIMs Demise? Collaboration is a different model. Collaboration is a different model.

"Collaboration and Community" by Scott London

John Tropea - Delicious Community

How does it differ from other models of cooperation? 16] Collaboration vs. Other Models of Cooperation Collaborative partnerships can be broadly grouped under two headings: those aimed at resolving conflicts and those designed to develop and advance shared visions for the future.[17] "The power of position is of little help in this world of peers," Chrislip and Larson observe, "nor are the traditional hierarchical, political, and confrontational models of leadership.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Is teaching a subversive activity?

Ken Carroll

Crucially: if a teacher is to be expected to teach the pursuit of truth, and to value students’ own pursuit of the truth, then they must *model* and demonstrate their *own* pursuit of truth, and their own exercise of the freedom to express their own truth. i’d like to think i presented my own merely as an alternative for them to digest but in truth on some level in my brain i’m sure that wasn’t my sole intent.

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Collapse Watch

How to Save the World

But first, I want to introduce a thought exercise to support some of my predictions. Now you’ve got players running simulations and models to tell the others whether to turn the spigot or not on each turn (guess what we call them?),

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Smart Phones: What Comes Next

How to Save the World

The cellphone company thought it was too wild, and couldn't see the 'business model' (how they could make money from it), so it never went anywhere. The calories expended on the walk are also automatically registered and logged to her exercise program.

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Links of the Month: January 29, 2015

How to Save the World

The constructed “phenomenal self-model within the world-model,” involves not only a sensory impression, but a mental image of a unified center, of a self residing in a world. What we see as truth or reality, is a representational model.

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Green Chameleon » Getting Started on Your Intranet

Green Chameleon

He declares that finding out what people want from their intranet is a futile exercise, because they probably don’t know very much about how intranets work. Our alternative is to price the book higher and give away PDFs to our colleagues who can’t afford them.

What Could the Future of Money Look Like? « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Expo, where he gives a brief history of currency and explains why we need a new system: Essentially, he says that the operating system for money is obsolete in a hyperconnected world, and we need alternative models for directly exchanging value with each other.

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Links of the Quarter: September 29, 2015

How to Save the World

I would love to see this expand beyond California, and to see it radicalized to adopt the Natural Enterprise model. What might the alternatives to the Humans-As-Gods story look like, told in fiction, non-fiction, poetry and art, starting from where we are?”

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Secondly, we need towork on all three dimensions of the work that reconnects(activism/holding actions; creation of new structures and models; andunderstanding and shifting our consciousness about what is happeningand what is needed), to enable this great turning, because ifwe focus on just one, well burn ourselves out. A ritual opening tothe mandala exercise may be appropriate e.g. a collective "ahhhh." This is a fascinatingimaginative exercise that Id enjoy experiencing.

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The Work That Reconnects: The Work I'm Meant to Do

How to Save the World

Secondly, we need to work on all three dimensions of the work that reconnects (activism/holding actions; creation of new structures and models; and understanding and shifting our consciousness about what is happening and what is needed), to enable this great turning, because if we focus on just one, we'll burn ourselves out. A ritual opening to the mandala exercise may be appropriate e.g. a collective "ahhhh." This is a fascinating imaginative exercise that I'd enjoy experiencing.

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Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

For example, you may try a blog as an alternative to a traditional email newsletter. Probably very few, mostly because, it seems to me, we are still too much focused on the features (attractive as they are) of social media, as opposed to the new business models they open up.

The Presence Game

How to Save the World

But so are the social experiments of shy young people in Second Life and World of Warcraft, trying to learn how to deal with others in a safe alternative world before daring to do so in the real one. He suggested some meditation, contemplation and biofeedback exercises that might help.

DavidSibbet.com: Facilitation Mastery: Experiencing the Four Flows

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Partners for Change Model These are two supportive visuals for a Partners for Change model I co-designed with Sissel Waage and Ruth Rominger. Becoming Aware of Metaphor In calling this model a “map” I’m using a metaphor to help withunderstanding. View an alternate.

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Teens Explain Why They Don't Care About Facebook Anymore

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

24 Fitness Hacks That Will Make Exercising Easier. 16 Problems Only Models Face. They do bring up some good points (if you can read between the ‘like’s) that it’s much easier to maintain a good image by using alternative social media sites. politics. business. sports. ideas. entertainment. celebrity. music. fashion. rewind. animals. geeky. community. breaking. videos. longform. copyranter. Everything Non-Europeans Need To Know About Eurovision.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

The good news about the book is that I do like Moss model -- itsplausible and thoughtful and useful. The bad news, for me anyway, is that (1) the exercises that Mosssuggests to bring us back to the Now just dont work for me, and (2)the stories that Moss uses to illustrate how one could transcend thesestories and emotions are very simple stories that I simply cant relateto -- theyre just not my stories.

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Links of the Month: January 28, 2014

How to Save the World

He then provides an intriguing exercise to assess which type most appeals to you. Working Better: A concise summary of the workings of the cooperative and democratic alternative to capitalism represented by Mondragon.

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What You Can Do: A Framework for Personal Action (version 0.9)

How to Save the World

have been mostly checklists, and I thought this time I'd try to provide a model, a process that each individual can tailor to her or his own capacities, abilities and passions. Nick Smith explains : "Here's an alternative to [endless] effort and struggle: Instead of living in hope of a better life or anyone coming to make it feel better, we can elect to allow everything to be exactly as it is. My book has lots of exercises for finding this intersection, what you're meant to do.

On Collaboration – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Experience curves were about the past; they containerised historical experience and explicitness and sought to extract value by repeating that experience in military fashion; and, in consequence, marginal utility diminished over time while marginal costs increased, and a classic diminishing-returns model ensued. Most importantly, Hagel, Seely Brown and Davison spend time looking at how to scale out collaboration by inspecting and extrapolating models based on decades of empirical data.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

It’s an exercise in seeing asmuch as drawing: once you stop and look, what do you see ? Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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More Highlights from the Online Community Business Forum

Online Community Report

Never exercise your patent against your users. Community grew outside of that model. Provides alternative venue for topics covered on calls or topics that come up in between calls.

Links and Tweets of the Week: September 26, 2009

How to Save the World

It’s an exercise in seeing as much as drawing: once you stop and look, what do you see ? Being a Better Person: Principles over Rules - you must model principles (rather than enforce rules) therefore you must LIVE them (which makes you a better person).

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Living in the Here and Now (Part 2)

How to Save the World

The good news about the book is that I do like Moss' model -- it's plausible and thoughtful and useful. The bad news, for me anyway, is that (1) the exercises that Moss suggests to bring us back to the Now just don't work for me, and (2) the stories that Moss uses to illustrate how one could transcend these stories and emotions are very simple stories that I simply can't relate to -- they're just not my stories. BLOG Living in the Here and Now (Part 2).

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Natural Learning

How to Save the World

The paradox is that most of us have no other model -- we have at some point come to accept that institutionalized, formal schooling is the only way to learn. And, just as we cannot be "taught how to learn", my attempt to develop an alternative framework for learning, to share with others trying to deschool themselves, could understandably be seen as both fruitless and ironic. Even as we practice things we are just learning, we are already beginning to exercise all three roles.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Network

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. The other is that in a convo I had with @Openworld a while ago in some blog or other, he brought up the notion of “scale independent models and the “fractal nature of complex systems. I took it one a little mind journey that got to this model.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Our world has two critical scarcities: Shortage of time (enough to think andtalk and understand what we need to do to make the world a betterplace), and shortage of space (enough land to be home to Model Intentional Communitiesthat can help us experiment and learn a better way to live and make aliving). Make ityourself instead of buying (an act of creation, play, and sometimeseven exercise). Or dance and sing (creative and good exercise).

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

December 19, 2007 Walking Away from Civilization: Working Models Based on Love, Conversation, Community I m feeling a bit bruised from the mild raking over the coals Ive received from some political activist readers. To change something, build a new [working] model [of a better way to live] that makes the existing model obsolete ", a model that others can follow. I dont know if they can work on any scale before civilizationscollapse -- Im just a local model builder.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Toget people to change, first Let-Yourself-Change, to become a model thatshows people personally, one-to-one, a better way to live ,rather than just telling them what to do. -- Gandhi , with a bit of amplification. To changesomething, build a new model that makes the existing modelobsolete , a working model of a better way, one that others can follow. -- Bucky Fuller. Creating an Alternative, Gift Economy.

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