A Newtonian (actually two) in New York (Times, with apologies to Sting)

Endless Knots

The store (a chain now, so wildly successful that distribution demands one less retail outlet) is closing this location with a party benefiting Sweet Dreams, the owners' ice cream shop in Rwanda. there will be a party there, with food, sparkling wine and ice cream, to benefit Sweet Dreams, an ice cream shop in Rwanda, which the owners of Blue Marble have opened; $25 a person or $50 a family at the door. Pickles and ice cream.

Grace Happens

Portals and KM

Her explorations of the genocide in Rwanda and its impact on survivors provides one powerful theme. We had an extraordinary theater experience last night at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, MA. Let Me Down Easy is an Anna Deavere Smith "play in evolution" that begs the audience to inquiry about the nature of grace. If you are not familiar with Deavere Smith's work, you can find her on Ted.

Practical example: community of practice on e-government

Joitske Hulsebosch

The two-hours webcast where participants from Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Ghana, Rwanda, Kzakhstan, Moldova and the USA exchange experiences on their e-government projects is available online.

What does a facilitator of an online learning trajectory do?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I've prepared a handout for an online facilitator in Rwanda and thought I could share part of it in a blogpost. I'm helping different people to facilitate online trajectories. It's always funny to see that people who are experienced facilitators face-to-face are so scared for an online process. And then suddenly they see they can use the same basic facilitation skills online. In the beginning, most are disappointed by the number of responses to messages.

The Faces of International Development


It is a known fact that over half of international aid never makes it to the actual people in need (only 20 percent of aid ever reached Rwanda during its recent genocide). The Society for International Development has done it again!

Competitive advantage from better interactions

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Why People Commit Atrocities: Psychologist TherapyDoc asks how ordinary, sane people can commit horrific atrocities ,as happened in Nazi death camps, Rwanda, Yugoslavia, Darfur, and ishappening still all over the world, including in US-funded tortureprisons, and in homes where people are abused, and in thousands offactory farms that most of us rely on for our food. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Yet we see it everywhere, becoming bloodier all the time.Machetes used to kill neighbours in Rwanda, torture, rape, burning ofvillages, massive theft by gangs and enslavement of children in Darfur-- we find these things unfathomable and unbearable, contrary to ournotion of humanity. 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.