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. He is a necessary evil in this sense. For he is what steals us from Heaven at all times on this plane, aside from when we are. Modern Myth

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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.

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.

Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed

Nancy White

Is a Twitter topic a seed for a new community? The folks over at BrandonHall, the learning folks who blog lots of interesting links, pointed out a value of Twitter that not all of us may have seen yet. Twitter as a search engine.

Cisco: Leveraging Networks To Seed Search Graphs?

Collaborative Thinking

Cisco has filed a patent application on a method that seeds search engine crawlers using intercepted network traffic. Reading through the patent application itself , I wonder if this also proposal has applicability to Cisco Pulse (in an expanded view of what a search engine might be), given that the language also mentions a "webgraph".

Seeding an Online Community = People, Not Content

Managing Communities

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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.

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.

Finding The Right & "Seeding Points" In Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting reading. The Buzz Starts Here: Finding the First Mouth for Word-of-Mouth Marketing - Knowledge@Wharton. New research led by Wharton marketing professors Raghuram Iyengar and Christophe Van den Bulte , working with University of Southern California preventive medicine professor Thomas W. Valente, has found that traditional targets may not be as influential as previously thought.

Amazon Uses Purchase History to Seed Customer Questions and Answers

Managing Communities

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Growing seeds in thin soil

Chris Corrigan

But good questions are like weed seeds. And those first seeds that fall and sprout in depleted or barren ground make plants that make more soil. A cafe today, with littler preparation on the ground and a tricky issue in a community, but a good result today and some good learnings about harvesting. Here are my notes: Before we began the chief invited us to stand in a circle to pray and to have some introductions.

Seeding Your Online Community Without Lying to Your Members

Managing Communities

photo credit: blumenbiene Last week, I wrote about the practice of creating fake accounts to seed a community and why you should never lie to your community. But, “getting a community going is hard,” some might say. “You need activity to entice people to join,” they might also say. “If I can’t lie to my [.]. Community Cultivation Developing Your Community

Seed Salon: Albert-Laszlo Barabasi + James Fowler § SEEDMAGAZINE.COM

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Video: Seed revisits the questions C.P. The Seed Design Series Leading scientists, designers, and architects on ideas like the personal genome, brain visualization, generative architecture, and collective design. Stunning photographic portfolios from the pages of Seed magazine.

Green Chameleon » The Prize To Retain Expertise Became The Price

Green Chameleon

For the last 7 years, she was running the SEED programme (Strategies for Effective and Engaged Programme in English Language) and it was so successful, the teaching staff of other schools often came to learn from her. www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about The Prize To Retain Expertise Became The Price Recently, I caught up with a teacher I know in a primary school.

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Do your Masters Thesis using Net-Map and travel to India

Net-Map Toolbox

One of the participants of our Net-Map Summer School in Vicenza, Martina Padmanabhan, offers the following position for a Master’s Thesis at the University of Hannover, Germany: The Rice Seed-system in Wayanad, India – An empirical social-ecological study. Topic: The research group BioDIVA is offering a master-thesis to describe the current status of the rice-seed system in the district of Wayanad. Task: Literature review on seed-systems.

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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. 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. June 30, 2008 Velcro Bridges W henI finish mowing the lawn down by the pond I invariably come back insidecovered with burrs.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

As I watched him dig forsunflower seeds beneath the bird feeder, a red fox twice his sizesuddenly ran up towards him. 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. June 2, 2007 Saturday Links for the Week - June 2, 2007 My photo of avery young raccoon in our back yard this week.

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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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Changes Afoot for Microsoft OneNote

Michael Sampson - Currents

Perhaps Microsoft’s work with tuning it for the education market with OneNote for Classrooms will seed the market with a whole new love for the program in about a decade’s time, but that’s a long-term play we will need to watch. On the Silverside blog, I wrote about upcoming changes for Microsoft OneNote: One of my friends once covered himself in Post-It Notes and walked into his local Microsoft office.

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Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

We also designed an extensive content & process strategy on how to gather “wisdoms” and “(seeds for) actions”, drawing from Nancy’s inspiring “plumbers & poets” facilitation philosophy.

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Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

We also designed an extensive content & process strategy on how to gather “wisdoms” and “(seeds for) actions”, drawing from Nancy’s inspiring “plumbers & poets” facilitation philosophy.

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Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis. What we need is not more of the same top down, neo-liberal corporate and government interventions. These are just a recipes for ever more socio-economic and cultural alienation, disillusion and disempowerment.

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Aliens and Your Retrospective: The Will Smith Effect

Evolving Web

The UFO-happy Brits had been seeded with an expectation that they would find a UFO if they looked up in the sky. And, the thing is, it was not a very strong seeding. So, with a relatively weak seeding, UFO sightings skyrocketed.

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Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis. What we need is not more of the same top down, neo-liberal corporate and government interventions. These are just a recipes for ever more socio-economic and cultural alienation, disillusion and disempowerment.

2018 130

Improving Things for Knowledge and Information Workers

Michael Sampson - Currents

Like seeds in the garden, mental models and ideas need quiet space in which to grow and develop, and interruptions break them very quickly. Knowledge and information workers don’t produce physical product.

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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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Don’t Create Fake Accounts on Your Community and Don’t Lie to Your Members

Managing Communities

photo credit: Renato Ganoza Posting on Branch, Geoff Stearns started a discussion titled “Seeding a new online community.” ” In his post, Stearns asks for ideas and practices for getting a new online community started. He specifically references the video embedded at the bottom of this article. In this clip, Reddit co-founder Steve Huffman says that [.]. Community Cultivation

Are You Solving the Right Problem?

Partnering Resources

And if you use your hammer on watermelon, you’re not going to get the results you want (unless your goal is seeds, pulp, and rind on the ceiling). Problems come in many shapes and sizes. Some are small (“I can’t find space for my 2pm meeting”).

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Learning highlights: March 2015

Mathemagenic

We are experimenting with multiple places and ways to document learning experiences of our kids.

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From 2015 to 2016

Mathemagenic

Seeds for things I’d like to grow locally. I have a direction to go and lots of seeds that need to grow. Those three days were a lot of fun. Improv, playing on stage and on the floor, making fire, old and new songs, Rijksmuseum, skating, walking, laughing, cooking, sharing thoughts and food with friends, big and small. And knipertjes that came as an unexpected gift, just in time to celebrate the year about to end. And then inwards, family-oriented change of the year.

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Ode to Rossland

Michelle Laurie

Miso, chia seeds as well as the staples. Rossland, B.C. image by freshots.ca, Steve Hilts. I work from a home office in this beautiful mountain town in southern British Columbia. I recently wrote a post about feeling isolated so I thought it only right to also share why most of the time, I am grateful! Here are 10 reasons why I love Rossland: 1. Rossland is a winter town – people come to town, walk the streets and are happier when it snows, including me!

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Visions of Business Ecosystems

Partnering Resources

Chambers seeded the diagram with Corvallis landmarks, like the Business Enterprise Center (depicted just below Acceleration). Incredible complexity. So many moving parts. Almost impossible to fully understand and depict. These are all descriptions of business ecosystems.

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Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Wired Science | Wired.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

In six different trials over a period a few weeks, Centola seeded the site with information about an online health forum and tracked people as they signed up and participated. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

Exhibit BE: Last Two Days

Portals and KM

ExhibitBE was the largest street art exhibit in the American South, as r eported by New Orleans.me. It was part of the city wide Prospect 3 art experience and is a “community-centered celebration of street art’s transformative energy.”

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Two Brazilian Net-Map studies: Fair Trade and Cotton

Net-Map Toolbox

Does Fair Trade in Brazil meet its objective of really increasing fairness and reaching the poor? Can innovation networks successfully be created to increase the access of family farms to cotton innovations and markets?

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eModeration expands their services

Community Guy

Some of the services that eModeration provide as part of this package include: objective and strategy creation; market research; defining community products and tools; seeding programmes; moderation tools; advising on tone, culture and content to fit brand values; writing user guidelines, help information, community rules and FAQs; and best practice consultancy. My friends at the fantastic moderation company, eModeration , have launched a new suite of services that are worth checking out.

Re-Imagining the Grants Management Process via the Digital Transformation Office

Michael Sampson - Currents

This is a commendable effort, and holds the seeds of a good collaborative approach to a common issue / challenge / problem across many government agencies.

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Nutrition Facts

How to Save the World

And if your anxiety is a social anxiety, consider butternut squash seeds (raw or toasted); they seem to alleviate it. Image CC0 from Pixabay.

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Eat your veggies

Endless Knots

FYI, I always use brown rice for greater texture, sometimes add lentils for more protein, and occasionally add sesame and/or sunflower seeds. Yesterday's Boston Globe food section (lead article by Devra First, " Health Food Mecca?

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