Social Media in Intl. Dev: Dr. Steve Eskow | Full Circle Associates

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Lucia, Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico, England, France, The U.S.S.R., Dev: Gauresh Rajadhyaksh on iSimulate (crowd sourcing economic models) Social Media in Intl.

Requiem for a Species

How to Save the World

large-scale collapse of human infrastructure not designed for such extreme and frequent weather events. conception of post-civilization all-weather wear by mary mattingly.

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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.

2012 93

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Some sites are designed with specific ethnic, religious, sexual orientation, political, or other identity-driven categories in mind. It was designed to compete with Match.com, a profitable online dating site (Cohen, 2003).

2007 77

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?

2009 43

Global Neighbourhoods: OnLine Tribalism & the Future of Social Media

John Tropea - Delicious Community

It has to do with those whose roots are in heartlands or the burrows of New York City, or the barrios of Mexico. Difficult organizations and different cultures use different leadership models (autocratic to democratic; centralized to decentralized; individual vs. group). Conclusion The RSS Feed Design by Ethan Bodnar Photo by Hyku (c) 2008 Shel Israel

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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.

REPOST: Do We Really Want to Know? (with first 50 reader comments appended)

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Although he never explicitly equates “concentrated animal feeding operations” with the Final Solution, the German model of at once seeing and not seeing clearly informs Foer’s thinking. Reading the article, I thought about the program of practices I have designed for myself once I retire in a couple of months, whose purpose in part is to reconnect me with my instincts, my emotions, my senses and all-life-on-Earth. the human psyche really isn't designed for it.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

” What we knowabout eating animals is that wedon’t want to know.Although he never explicitly equates “concentrated animalfeedingoperations” with the Final Solution, the German model of atonceseeing and not seeing clearly informs Foer’s thinking. the human psyche reallyisnt designed for it. If youaccept cars and roads the way its all designed, then you bear part ofthe responsibility for the deaths.

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