September, 2016

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Vanity Killed the Social Media Star


And I guess, after all of this time, I am now ready to put together this article to explain why not and what I am doing instead. Yikes! times? You see?

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Alchemy of Change’s New Focus: the Soul

Alchemy of Change

I'm now resuscitating Alchemy of Change with a new focus on exploring the Soul. Announcements Featured Soul soul

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Videoconferencing platforms for teaching online – a short video guide

e-Moderation Station

However, it’s easier said than done. In short, good online teachers need both pedagogical skills and technical skills. Nicky Hockly.

Complexity and movements change culture

Chris Corrigan

Ideological movements try to coalesce activities and people along a line towards a fixed end state. Movements are messy, complex and organic.

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Critical Examination of MOOCs by Jeremy Knox

Jenny Connected

Jeremy Knox ’s book – Posthumanism and the Massive Open Online Course. Contaminating the Subject of Global Education was published early this year.

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The 2-minute guide to lurking

e-Moderation Station

Image by jurek d. Who lurks? Danger, strangers, criminals, and horrors all lurk (according to one concordance). But let’s look at it another way.

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Chris Corrigan

First Nations

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More Paintings for Sale at Community Commitment Education Center, New Orleans

Portals and KM

I have hung some more paintings for sale at the Community Commitment Education Center in New Orleans (Leonidas and Spruce). Part Charles Ave.,

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Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Unfortunately, this type of community is also one of the most difficult to get right. 4 Stages of “Ideas” Communities. Stage 1. Stage 2.

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Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016


Top 100 Tools for Education – for use in schools, colleges, universities, adult ed . I suppose better late than never, right? etc. . That powerful.

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Why I’m Fasting One Day a Week

Alchemy of Change

I'm now fasting one day a week and its teaching me about the Human Body and different modes of experience. Featured Soul Body soul

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Exploring the Divided Brain – Final Reflections

Jenny Connected

22 nd August 2016 pm – a 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. Day 4 (pm). Here are the links to my previous posts: Day 1 (am). Day 1 (pm).

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Leadership traits for working in diverse contexts

Chris Corrigan

Vu Le pays tribute today to his friend Bob Santos who was a leader in Seattle in the field of non-profit leadership and social change. Leadership

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New Paintings for Sale at La Macarena in New Orleans

Portals and KM

at Riverbend. They have wonderful Salvadoran food including pupusas, cerviche, tamales, and seafood dishes. We have eaten there several times.

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NEW ARTICLE: The Art of Quiet Networking

Partnering Resources

Image: Liz Fosslien and Mollie West. She articulated what many of us needed to hear: there’s nothing wrong with being an introvert.

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Why Don’t You Show Your Work?


Perhaps, the most typical example of how people would achieve such levels of commitment and involvement with the so-called Web 2.0 competitors as well.

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Book instead of blogposts

Joitske Hulsebosch

My last blogpost is almost 4 months ago. I admire people like Richard Millington who blog faster than I can read. then 'social media'. On both? years?

Exploring the Divided Brain – Creativity, paradox and negation

Jenny Connected

22 nd August 2016 am – a 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. Day 4 (am). Here are the links to my previous posts: Day 1 (am). Day 1 (pm).

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The essence of learning as an artist

Chris Corrigan

My friend Avril Orloff shared this beautiful quote on her facebook page. “Nobody tells this to people who are beginners. I wish someone told me.

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Painting of House in Mytilini, Samos, Greece

Portals and KM

Here is a 12" square acrylic painting of a house in Mytilini Greece on the island of Samos. It was done on a recent trip there.  Charles Ave.,

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The Man, the Cry, and the Seeds

Alchemy of Change

Once there was a man who knew exactly what the Human species most needed, for he was the great seller, the mighty teller of secrets and of lies.

Whatever Happened to Critical Thinking?


Remember them ? They were, and still are!, one of the core founding elements of the so-called Web 2.0 Whatever happened to it? etc.). Yikes!

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Best summer ever!

Viv Mcwaters

I’ve just had the best summer. Yet it wasn’t summer. Not here. And I wasn’t here. Our director, Colin Ramsay , is amazing.

Community – organization difference

Learning Alliances

These different settings have been on my mind for years. logic. Community. logic. What lies beneath. Civic or economic system. Social fabric.

How to write and why

Chris Corrigan

From a great set of advice on writing : Creativity is inexhaustible. Experiment, play, throw away. Above all be confident enough about creativity to throw stuff out. If it isn’t working, don’t cut and paste – scrap it and begin again. – Jeanette Winterston. Writing is investigation. Just keep seeking. – Naomi Alderman. Being

New Paintings for Sale at Riccobono's in New Orleans

Portals and KM

I recently I hung more of my paintings for sale at Riccobono's Panola Street Cafe. Here are a few. I have three photo albums covering my art.

Transformations Masterclass

Networking Action

New education opportunities for transformation and large systems change are emerging.

The Mindset of Work


What’s the future of work? We know it’s going to be impacted big time by technology, if not already!, Is work still a physical space or a mental state?

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Creative Facilitation training

Viv Mcwaters

Johnnie and I made this little video that describes our approach to facilitation training. Related posts: What is Creative facilitation? General

On the Research Road: Meshing Physical & Online Community Mapping

Making CommunitySense

On the research road… In the spring, I decided to go on a “research road trip” to Silicon Valley and Northern California.

PKM for kids?


I’ve been thinking in the last few days about a direction to organise my current experiences and thinking about learning. embedding trajectories.

Painting of Church, Mytilini Samos Greece #2

Portals and KM

Here is another 12" square acrylic painting of church in  Mytilini  Greece on the island of  Samos. Charles Ave.,  

Links of the Quarter: September 2016

How to Save the World

o ur civilization, it seems to me. and the prognosis doesn’t look good —. and the recovery, each time, seems a bit slower. About 75 minutes long.

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #2


Or whether, maybe, I have completely changed my own user behaviours so drastically that it has morphed into something completely different altogether.

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