Networking civil society

Social Reporter

I’m co-presenting a webinar this evening hosted by GlobalNet21 on the topic of Strengthening Civil Society Through Social Media. Strengthening Civil Society Through Social Media.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Michael Leunig (thanks to Mia for the link) A week ago I wrote an article linking business risk, business sustainability and business resilience,arguing that the best way to get companies to pay attention to theirsocial and environmental actions is to frame the challenge as abusiness risk and business sustainability issue, rather than somethingbusiness should do just out of a sense of responsibility.

2008 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Michael Leunig (thanks to Mia for the link) A week ago I wrote an article linking business risk, business sustainability and business resilience,arguing that the best way to get companies to pay attention to theirsocial and environmental actions is to frame the challenge as abusiness risk and business sustainability issue, rather than somethingbusiness should do just out of a sense of responsibility.

2008 35

How our workshop game confirmed all digital adoption is personal

Social Reporter

The Government wants more people online for their own benefit, and to digitise public services, but one size doesn’t fit all.

2014 229

Notes on CCS102 The Emergence of Business Networks and Communities - connect.BASF

Michael Sampson - Currents

Dr CheeChin Liew is presenting on business networks and communities at BASF. 3) develop a governance structure - with community managers (formal positions), complemented with advocates and community builders. -. (4) key visuals, tangible benefits, stories (via cartoon videos to describe a scenario), and regions before headquarters). -. (5) CheeChin is the Enterprise Community Manager at BASF SE. My notes on his session: - BASF started with Connections in May 2010.

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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Cartoon by the awesome Michael Leunig. Here’s an excellent 8-part explanation of why our economy is so fragile and over-extended, and what it will mean when it collapses beyond the capacity of bankrupt governments to put back together, from economist Mari Werner.

2018 75

Links of the Quarter: September 2016

How to Save the World

cartoon above by the Naked Pastor , David Hayward. ~~~~~. cartoon by Michael de Adder in the Halifax Chronicle Herald — thanks to Karen Runge for the link. New Yorker cartoon by David Borchart. New Yorker cartoon by Kim Warp. o ur civilization, it seems to me.

2016 67

Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void. The destruction continues under the new NDP government. Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void. P hysicist Sean Carroll, a leading-edge thinker and researcher on quantum mechanics and astrophysics.

2018 59

Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

Winning caption, submitted by Audrey Orr, to a recent New Yorker cartoon caption contest; cartoon by Joe Dator. Another New Yorker cartoon contest cartoon, this one by PC Vey , with three excellent ‘finalist’ captions: (1) “Is that a new outfit?”;

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Links of the Month: November 8, 2013

How to Save the World

I think there are four ways to do that: Live an exemplary, joyful, present life : Be a model of living in the present, joyously, every day, living a life that’s aware, generous, responsible, sustainable and full of learning, wonder and love.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2019

How to Save the World

cartoon by the brilliant Michael Leunig. Astonishing that it takes the conservative Globe & Mail to call them out on this, and also to call them out on our government’s tepid response to the rise of right-wing extremist white nationalist terrorism.

2019 46

A World With No One In Control

How to Save the World

Like Charles Barsotti’s cartoon above says, in complex systems nobody knows anything. We want to believe that by simply changing government we can get what we want. First, I think, it means, giving up hope and living totally in the present.

2013 92

News Updates (July 29, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Government 2.0. From Australia, " As governments and the public sector start to do the same [get value from Web 2.0], they will encounter the same challenge as others have, which is that these new tools don’t just change structures and processes, they change behaviour as well.

2009 116

Himmelman Model - Networking Collaboration Cooperation Coordination

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

I think of a recent New Yorker cartoon in which a kindergartner approaches the teacher, points to his pal, and says, “Billy wont collaborate." " It’s funny in the cartoon, but what does the kindergartner mean? When the coalition takes a controversial point of view, the mayor or state government may get angry and attack the coalition. " In Resolving Conflict: Strategies for Local Government , edited by Margaret Herrman.

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Links of the Quarter: December 26, 2015

How to Save the World

cartoon by Bruce Beattie in the Daytona Beach News-Journal (thanks to Eric Lilius for the link). The key point is that the government would be stimulating the economy without issuing any new debt. ~~~~~. cartoon by Mick Stevens from the New Yorker.

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Links for the Month: December 27, 2011

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Terry Mosher (Aislin) in the Montreal Gazette. In a secret wire, Canada’s security agency asserted that without using torture, they couldn’t do their job , and lobbied the government to renew the law enabling them to do so.

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Links of the Quarter: April 2, 2016

How to Save the World

And that outrage is not so much intellectual or emotional as it is intuitive, a sharing of the collective pain of all the creatures on this beautiful planet, past, present and (at least in the near term) future. Cartoon by Jonathan Roth from Is It Utopia Yet?

2016 73

Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

In his review of the book, Ephrat Livni sums it up this way: “Time is a story we’re always telling ourselves in the present tense, individually and together. Cartoon by Lisa Rothstein for The New Yorker. multimedia reprocessed/washed/painted photo produced by my friend Ron Woodall.

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Links of the Month: January 28, 2014

How to Save the World

cartoon by Australian cartoonist Michael Leunig. The work of learning essential capacities, building resilient local communities, helping each other heal, and living joyful, exemplary, present lives, will not be helped by, and does not need, this shoddy, disreputable lot.

2014 71

Links of the Month: May 6, 2012

How to Save the World

cartoon by Adrian Raeside in the Victoria Times-Colonist. cartoon from the New Yorker by David Jacobson. Both Doom™ and Music yank me back into the present moment, where I can live my wonderful life in ever more clarity and connection.

2012 75

Grimly Letting Go of the Old Story

How to Save the World

cartoon by David Sipress from the New Yorker. I don’t think I need elaborate on this, except to note that the corporate sector’s use of collected intelligence and surveillance in its many forms dwarfs that of the more obvious government and military sector.

2014 101

All There Is, Is This

How to Save the World

cartoon by the late, wonderful Charles Barsotti. My ‘self’ would have been anxious not to lose it, but my self was, in that moment, not present. (This is another of my ‘thinking out loud’ posts on non-duality. If the subject doesn’t interest you, you might want to skip this one.).

2016 74

Links of the Month: April 16, 2013

How to Save the World

Political collapse: Governments go bankrupt. If you’re curious, here’s a presentation he made in Vancouver; here he is answering questions about the use of ayahuasca, and here’s an audio interview with him (if that’s not enough, there’s tons more on his website ).

2013 86

The Metamovement’s Message: “We’re Not Buying It Any More”

How to Save the World

At some point reasonably soon our cartoon coyote civilization is going to look down and realize the cliff edge was back there.

2011 100

Theo’s History of the 19th Century

How to Save the World

It would not have been that hard to travel by horse-drawn wagon or coach from Boston to Albany and then to Niagara (then the site of government of Upper Canada), and thence petition for land deeper in the new territories. The British accepted the union but rejected responsible government.

2014 59

Links of the Week: May 23, 2009

How to Save the World

cartoon by clay bennett. End the University As We Know It: Mark Taylor presents a scathing indictment of universities , condemning them as part of the cause of the economic crisis we face today, and proposing six radical reforms (most important: reorganize into multidisciplinary teams focused on real problems, rather than by 'faculties'. BLOG Links of the Week: May 23, 2009. Ten Principles of Cooperatives: As espoused by Mondragon (thanks to Sheri Herndon.

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Links (and Top Tweets) of the Week(s) -- July 18, 2009

How to Save the World

What he has revealed in the last month (besides how easy it is to get arrested when you dare to protest coal mining practices in the US), is that we cannot rely on governments anywhere to take even the feeblest of steps to avert climate change, and specifically to get atmospheric CO2 down below the 350ppm precipice. Business card cartoon by the inimitable Hugh McLeod. What can a yellow glove mean in a world of motorcars and governments? BLOG Links of the Week -- July 5, 2009.

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Enterprise 2.0 = Emergence Software | innovation Creators

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Instead of being in charge of a hiarchy of defined solutions, the CIO takes on the role of the standards used to govern interactions. The reason I ask is that I am attempting to bridge my knowledge and experience in building collaborative applications and the concepts presented by Enterprise 2.0. They should also support or integrate with some existing processes, like email communication, bridging the existent gaps in present collaboration models.