Flickr: The Seeds of Compassion Pool | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have been cruising flickr to encourage people to put their events into the The Seeds of Compassion Pool. If you are not in town, there is streaming video of many of the events on the Seeds website.

Seeds of Compassion Begins in Seattle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

An auspicious start for Seeds of Compassion , a 5-Day Gathering in Seattle with his Holiness, the Dalai Lama and a huge community of people who care about the role of compassion in the lives of children.

Flickr: The Seeds of Compassion Pool | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have been cruising flickr to encourage people to put their events into the The Seeds of Compassion Pool. If you are not in town, there is streaming video of many of the events on the Seeds website.

Deborah Koff-Chapin’s Touch Drawing at Seeds of Compassion | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I encourage you to check them out –> Deborah Koff-Chapin’s Touch Drawing at Seeds of Compassion – a set on Flickr. Deborah wrote about the experience: It was an honor to do Interpretive Touch Drawing at Seeds of Compassion.

Deborah Koff-Chapin’s Touch Drawing at Seeds of Compassion | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I encourage you to check them out –> Deborah Koff-Chapin’s Touch Drawing at Seeds of Compassion – a set on Flickr. Deborah wrote about the experience: It was an honor to do Interpretive Touch Drawing at Seeds of Compassion.

Seed, feed, & weed

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Using the gardener or landscaper metaphor, yesterday I said that networks need seeding, feeding, and weeding. If you want to grow a network, you will have to: Seed : you need to put in place the network tool, where individuals can register, and then create the types of connections they need. In my presentation yesterday, I was talking about how to get informal learning going.

Seeds of Compassion Begins in Seattle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

An auspicious start for Seeds of Compassion , a 5-Day Gathering in Seattle with his Holiness, the Dalai Lama and a huge community of people who care about the role of compassion in the lives of children.

The divide

Neighbourhoods

It’s hard to detect the beginnings of things, perhaps the seeds will take.     Cohesion and diversity Mobility and change Social exclusionHere’s a short message. The Divide , a film about the damaging effects of income inequality, is about to be released and there are screenings scheduled up and down the country. The sub-title is ‘What happens when the rich get richer?’ There’s an intro clip here.

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Gardening in open learning environments

Jenny Connected

It seeds itself and pops up everywhere. Some plants seem to manage to seed themselves (or the birds seed them) and then grow into a self-contained shrub without causing too much bother to the other plants around them.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

These are natures clever seed carriers, and theway many plants hitch a ride with passing animals (like me) to newfertile soil. The first was a conference for seniorexecutives on social networking, where there was much concern aboutcost, security, and diversion of peoples attention from their jobs.They asked me, as one of the panelists, whether they really needed toembrace this social networking stuff to attract top new recruits.They could not imagine any other use for it.

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'Community picnic'

Neighbourhoods

' There were various stalls including seed planting, temporary tattooing, veggie-pickling, face-painting, watercolour portraits, and Wellcome's own impressive stand which you can see in the pic. Tags: Cohesion and diversity Events Social capital

Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

We focused on the following questions: What would an initial map representing both the diversity and common ground in this emerging field look like? It all started with mapping the local: the Tilburg Urban Farming community.

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Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

We focused on the following questions: What would an initial map representing both the diversity and common ground in this emerging field look like? It all started with mapping the local: the Tilburg Urban Farming community.

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Some ideas about a tool for community reflection

Learning Alliances

The ideas that we came up with to seed the inquiry seemed to stimulate new ones but did not swamp or block the thinking. It turns out that user-submitted ideas often have much lower scores than the seed ideas because of the amount of variance in user-submitted ideas.

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Collaborating for Impact in Large Development Organizations

Full Circle Associates

What feels like a long time ago and far far away, Rachel Cardone of Red Thread Advisors , Aldo de Moore of Community Sense and I decided to wrestle with some questions that were cropping up across our diverse work.

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Who tortures whom?

Net-Map Toolbox

I encourage users to make the different links they draw as diverse as possible, to include formal and informal, and, if it makes sense, material and imaterial flows. Normally when I think of material flows, that is money, seeds, products (as compared to information, orders, policy pressure).

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Nutrition Facts

How to Save the World

For ulcerative colitis sufferers (I’m one): Diverse whole-plant-based diet is the best way to minimize inflammation. For fibromyalgia and CFS sufferers (I know many): Diverse whole-plant-based diet is the best way to minimize symptoms. Image CC0 from Pixabay.

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Military Intelligence

TNT - The Network Thinker

Smart farmers have always planted diverse seed sets. Social networks need diversity also -- not just the typical gender/race/orientation types of diversity. Innovation happens at the intersections -- where diverse knowledge meets and mixes.

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Net-Map facilitation pointers: Links

Net-Map Toolbox

Picking diverse links can often mean including some formal links and some informal links. Flow of contraceptives/improved seeds/shea nuts etc. (a

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Innovation agency NESTA announces hyperlocal media research and funding

Social Reporter

“The purpose of Nesta’s programme is to understand the potential for and stimulate a diverse and sustainable UK base of hyperlocal media services that create public value. 10 seed-funded prototypes for hyper local media services which are focussed on mobile devices (up to £50k per prototype).

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Social Artists, Connecting the Dots and Steve

Nancy White

I should note that he was older and his background was *extremely* diverse.

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Stimulating digital conversations in low income areas

Neighbourhoods

Meanwhile we’ve seen the publication in the US of an e-democracy.org report on an ‘inclusive social media’ project in two ‘high-immigrant, low-income, racially and ethnically diverse urban neighbourhoods’ in Minneapolis-St Paul. Some of the lessons here are about how digital conversations are seeded, and the need to have someone on the ground for a few hours a week stimulating interest face-to-face and online.

2010 Update on IBM Social Software Efforts: Part Two

Portals and KM

They design, build, deploy large-scale systems and seed a crowd of users. This is a diverse and impressive collection of applications. This is the second in a series on an IBM social media press event I attended last week following part one posted yesterday.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

You need someone worrying about the right help content, seeding discussions, guiding users as they ask questions. Download Now SmartPlanet Thought-provoking progressive ideas on diverse topics that intersect with technology, business, and life, and matter to the world at large.

Dreams of my garden (thanks to Mr. Lea)

Endless Knots

Next, one inseminates the raised beds with the seeds or seedlings of diverse vegetables, herbs, and flowers, combining the varieties that flourish as companions and separating those that attack one another.

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My TEDxBoston 2010 Session Notes: Part One

Portals and KM

They discussed the diversity of the audience including eight dozen CEOs and high school students.   Boston has invested to seed these cross-fertilizations for local economic growth through Boston World Partnerships. I was pleased to be invited to today's TEDxBoston. I have heard a lot about TED (Technology, Entertainment, design) but not attended before. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.

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Sharing my Birthday with ALL OF YOU | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

So as I head out to the last day of the Seeds of Compassion with the Dalai Lama, I’ll be carrying all of you in my heart.

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Sharing my Birthday with ALL OF YOU | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

So as I head out to the last day of the Seeds of Compassion with the Dalai Lama, I’ll be carrying all of you in my heart.

2008 130

SRI and Knowledge Sharing | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

SRI focuses attention on the quality of seed, the timing and method of rice seedling transplantation, and THE HEALTH OF THE SOIL and the microorganisms that live there.

podcast - nancy white & ed mitchell - blended facilitation

Engineers without Fears

06:00 - Nancy discusses Seeds of Compassion. 22:30 - The thorny question of Generations (Y, X, Boomer) - going into broader diversity issues (e.g. I had a blast recording this session with Nancy White & Ed Mitchell on "Blended Facilitation". It's a bit on the long side but I am loathe to cut it. We'll probably do another one and Mr Mitchell has requested "more structure". Download the mp3 now.

This is What a Desolated Earth Looks Like

How to Save the World

T here is an old story about the invention of the chessboard, in which the inventor as his reward asks for one grain of wheat on the first square, two on the second, four on the third, and doubling until all 64 squares are full.

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Sense-making in a World Cafe

Chris Corrigan

10 categorization schemes which illustrate a diversity of ways of thinking about the data. I was back at St. Aidan’s United Church in Victoria yesterday, hosting another conversation in their continued evolution into their next shape.

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Interior transformation

Chris Corrigan

And there is transformation that comes from inside, like a seed sprouting, an egg hatching, or a butterfly emerging. On the plane to Minneapolis for 12 days of teaching, learning and co-creating with the Art of Hosting.

2012 75

My KM World Notes: Enterprise Search Technologies

Portals and KM

In supervised extraction, the process is seeded by human operators prior to processing. You need to pull together a diverse collection of skills to have a great search function (e.g.,   This is another in a series of notes from the  2009 KM World.    Enterprise Search Technologies  was a preconference workshop. These notes are done near real time so please excuse any typos or spacing issues.

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Building Social Business: 5 Skills for Online Community Managers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Knowledge of the subject would make him/her credible and that would be the main asset to seed and grow the community. Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and Organization Development. Facilitating Social Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking.

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

How to Save the World

When we realize this, we won’t try to grow the economy, develop the “developing world,” depend on genetically modified seeds and chemical fertilizers, look for a new source of fuel on Mars, and so on.

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Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Degree of Diversity A diversity of technical skills and experience, cultural and racial backgrounds, personality types and temperaments, business skills and experience, all contribute to a healthy mix in the creative process.

Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

The fracking industry in northeastern BC alone has built nearly 100 dams and water diversions without permits , many of them found to be “structurally unsound”. multimedia reprocessed/washed/painted photo produced by my friend Ron Woodall.

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The Metamovement: Moving Beyond Marches and People in the Street

How to Save the World

Peace and pro-diversity (e.g. End factory farming; Shut down tar sands and other megapolluters; Ban GM foods/seeds/agricultural chemicals; Introduce carbon taxes; Ban bottled water.

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Communities and Collaboration » Maximising the power of collective knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Equality and Diversity. Seeding and feeding discussion topics. The event should be promoted and advertised in advance to generate interest, and the person invited into the hotseat can seed the discussions by issuing a statement or question (possibly controversial) prior to the hotseat starting. Communities and Collaboration. About. Speaking Engagements. Subscribe. Perceptions about learning and sharing in a virtual world by Steve Dale. Communities and Collaboration.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Local users of a resource, for example a fishery, know that their future generations depend on not depleting the fish stocks and work out diverse systems to address their specific issues. Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect?

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Links of the Month: July 24, 2012

How to Save the World

Camels seek shelter from the sun in the shade of hulks of sunken fishing and cargo ships, in what, before water diversion and desertification, was the Aral Sea, once the world’s fourth largest lake. Multiple-exposure image by Christoffer Relander. Thanks to Dave Riddell for the link.

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Green Chameleon » Email is Dead?

Green Chameleon

So I heave a great sigh of relief when Matt suggests that email, like an over-infectious virus, contains the seeds of its own destruction. Now a greater plurification of information channels, both more ephemeral and more diverse, might seem to give them greater challenges.

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