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W e began learning together. It was a sort of waking up to a collective knowledge, rooted in a self-awareness of what was taking place in each of us. First we began asking questions of ourselves and each other, and from there we began to resolve things together.
The concepts of “design” and “association” in this article, related so fundamentally to the creation and contextualization of important information, seems closely related to the idea of open intelligence and the larger meme of open everything. So, fyi. Joe Costello, author of the new book Of, By, For: The New Politics of Money, Debt & Democracy , has a message for America: our political economy must be democratically reformed. As we confront a moment of massive historical change, Costello explores, among other things, how electronic information technologies are transforming industrial economies.
Le Net et le Web
Tom Atlee The Greatest Dialogue and Deliberation Resource Center Dear friends, Many of you already know about the National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation (NCDD). But I’ll bet most of you have not checked out NCDD’s incredible (as in unbelievably gigantic and useful) online Resource Center. It is my own first stop when I’m looking for a process or resource having anything to do with powerful conversations.
Within the last few decades, the emergence of public intellectuals as important cultural and social critics has raised fundamental questions not only about the social function of academics, but also about the connection between higher education and public life, between academic work and the major issues shaping the broader society.
Every aspect of culture and economy is transforming through a process of digitization that creates new systems of archives, representations and reproduction technologies that portend a Web 3.0 and Web 4.0, where all production - material and immaterial - will be digitally designed and coordinated through distributed information systems.
Does business occupy a privileged position in capitalism? Why do indebted countries not default more often?
May 18th, 2011 by Ville Miettinen What do Madonna, the Chinese Government and crowdsourcing all have in common?
The Revolution Mosaic , was just released, in the App Store and is ready to crowdsource a mosaic. “This year, 360,000 iPhone photos will come together to form one iconic image that will last forever in the Apps Store, on the Internet, and on posters around the world, symbolizing a generation connected through our phones.” I am sold — let the uploading of 360,000 photos begin!
MindTickle is SaaS gamification platform for social and collaborative learning. MindTickle enables businesses, trainers and individuals to transform their existing online content (PPTs, Videos, documents) into an interactive learning experience. MindTickle engages the learner and makes learning efficient, effective and delightful through a unique combination of game mechanics (points, medals, badges and leaderboard) and social tools (profiles, comments, chat and walls).
Amazon Page Chapter 2 Open-Source Everything Extract II OpenBTS is t he open-source software/hardware combination that replicates cellular phone services using open spectrum, enabling free and very low-cost communications.
Amazon Page Chapter 1 Open Sesame Extract I The core concept here, one that Buckminster Fuller would endorse, is of achieving ZERO RESISTANCE in transfer of energy and information. Put in other trerms (that Occupy, among other movements, would appreciate), the objective is to eradicate CORRUPTION and all “burdens” on human activity that have been contrived and imposed without the consent of the governed. Corruption and lies are “resistance” to optimal functionality.
Amazon Page Chapter 1 Open Sesame Extract II Panarchy is an ideal condition in which every individual would be connected to all relevant information and able to participate in every decision of interest to them, from local to global. Panarchy thus represents direct democracy within a nonhierarchical, open-source context. In the ideal state of panarchy, every citizen is fully actualized, deeply steeped in integrity and intelligence, and able to participate creatively in the constant social reproduction of their world.
Patrick Meier Big Data Philanthropy for Humanitarian Response My colleague Robert Kirkpatrick from Global Pulse has been actively promoting the concept of “ data philanthropy ” within the context of development.
Félix Guattari prévoyait au tout début des années 90, l’émergence d’une subjectivité post-médiatique « consistant en une réappropriation individuelle collective et un usage interactif des machines d’information, de communication, d’intelligence, d’art et de culture. » dans un contexte de convergence, un processus encore en devenir de « jonction entre la télévision, la télématique et l’informatique », alors que le câblage et le satellite permettront « de zapper entre 50 chaînes, tandis que la télématique nous donnera accès à un nombre indéfini de banques d’images et de données cognitives. » C’est alors qu’avec ce renversement du pouvoir mass-médiatique surplombant, vertical, unilatéral, les attitudes de passivité ainsi que le caractère de suggestion et d’hypnotisme qu’il engendrait devraient aller en s’estompant.