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John Kellden has been at 17 events

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John Kellden32,320Welcome to a *Conversation That Mind And Matter: Adventure!* In which the #FabGangOfFour :  @100783494986717553112 @101280116286631896187 @116135963476096063106&@101010252943098026073 share stories and adventures you may find helpful for your purposes, for reaching out to others, for the next steps in your own journey - and you are most welcome to share a story or two of your own, via the event chat! _"I'm out on my porch every day--sun, rain, snow--to watch the wildlife around me. Get buzzed by the hummingbirds. The robin gives me a low fly-by greeting. Hawks and the occasional eagle soar overhead. I live in a Nature Channel."_ -- @100783494986717553112  _"Probably the greatest thing I've learned thus far in my journey in Social Media is that much of what we share and to what extent it resonates with others depends on how we position ourselves and frame our content. The more we learn to be vulnerable and open to sharing our stories to frame what we share, the deeper our connections can grow. Life is too short for shallow relationships; instead, let's go deep."_ --@101280116286631896187  _"I see things in ways most people seem not to, and marvel at how everything is connected._ _I'm interested in social reform and breaking down the barriers that seem to be holding our species back from its potential."_ -- @116135963476096063106  _"In a network, the best place to store knowledge is in other people."_ --@101010252943098026073Conversations That Mind And Matter: Adventure2015-05-21 19:00:0043  
John Kellden32,320_"We love to figure some #impactfulness out and cocreate value."_ -- John Kellden  Come join the #fabfour   in a Hangout On Air, at 6 PM GMT+1, two hours from now. Your hosts through the Impactfulness: _"I'm out on my porch every day--sun, rain, snow--to watch the wildlife around me. Get buzzed by the hummingbirds. The robin gives me a low fly-by greeting. Hawks and the occasional eagle soar overhead. I live in a Nature Channel."_ --  @100783494986717553112  _"Probably the greatest thing I've learned thus far in my journey in Social Media is that much of what we share and to what extent it resonates with others depends on how we position ourselves and frame our content. The more we learn to be vulnerable and open to sharing our stories to frame what we share, the deeper our connections can grow. Life is too short for shallow relationships; instead, let's go deep."_ -- @101280116286631896187  _"A no-nonsense marketer who can wear many hats in the business and marketing world. Founder of the Social Media Communities on Google+ (http://smhangout.com) with over 250,000 members combined over four communities."_ --  @103008963082975341976   _"In a network, the best place to store knowledge is in other people."_ -- @101010252943098026073  Most welcome with all your impact and impactfulness questions!Conversations That Mind And Matter: Impactfulness2015-01-29 18:00:0058  
John Kellden32,320Conversations That Mind And Matter: Impactfulness2015-01-28 19:59:173  
Mick Fealty14,269Please join us and our panel for a vigorous discussion on what the newly launched Northern Ireland Open Government Network.  Guest speakers include John Barry of Queens University Belfast, Tim Hughes of Involve, and Matilda Murday of Democratic Society.  We'll also be joined by Peter Osborne and members of the independent #OpenGov NetworkLate DigitalLunch: What would OpenGovernment in Northern Ireland look like?2015-01-14 20:30:0013  
Mick Fealty14,269*The form’s the thing, not the play within it.* _ @114849048279122543254 explains this first in a short series of talks with @110465386078989533154 on his life's work in theatre, arts and education.__ These two shapes, symbolically, represent the essence of all human activity.   They infuse opposed ambitions at the root of the possibilities of achievement. Everyone (knowingly or unknowingly) is conditioned by such concepts as: Gods and goddesses; Apollo and Dionysos; masculine and feminine principles; individual and collective; freedom and equality; striving and sharing; sky and earth; doing and being; reason and feeling; form and content; actor and audience; etc.  Through the platform, humanity aspires to the sky, determined to take on the gods.  Through the circle, humanity relates to the earth, seeking harmonies within itself and the natural world.  The history of the platform absorbing the circle has controlled human endeavour since Mesopotamian times.  The twenty first century is its dangerous aftermath, as it seeks to create paths to the circle absorbing the platform.  Creativity is the powerless force attempting to find means to achieving that transformation  The form’s the thing, not the play within it.RG Gregory The Platform and the Circle2014-11-19 22:30:005  
John Kellden32,320In this Hangout, we're going to talk about shared understanding, social cognition, enactivity and playfulness. Not necessarily in that order. Three stages of social cognition: *1. Opaque mind: No Is Less* Solemnity. Being serious all the time, even when levity would be slightly more fun and perhaps even meaningful. *2. Absorbent mind: More Is More* Social media. If one social media post is fantastic, let's consume one gazillion? *3. Transceiving mind: Yes Is More* Social cognition. After having said no, one gazillion times, we suddenly rediscover how to say yes. Any sufficiently advanced social cognition is indistinguishable from playfulness. Context - a little something to gear up for the Hangout: _"How do people understand each other?"_ -- Hanneke De Jaegher http://hannedejaegher.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/hannedphilboekformaat.pdf *Bohemian Gravity* https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=2rjbtsX7twc *Enaction* _"Enaction is the idea that organisms create their own experience through their actions."_ -- Edwin HutchinsConversation Community: Shared Understanding2014-10-13 17:30:007  
John Kellden32,320*Make Things Happen* http://goo.gl/6I8Iat 6 PM GMT+1 A Q&A session. Everyone most welcome. It''ll be recorded, for those who can't make it. The Q&A continues in the Conversation Community in topics and posts, everyone is most welcome to join there as well: http://goo.gl/5N0f2q *Things Happening* http://goo.gl/pGZCDiConversation Community: Make Things Happen2014-05-27 18:00:0078  
John Kellden32,320A recorded Hangout On Air where we will talk about what's happening in the Conversation Community.  Conversation Community Products http://goo.gl/6Xy9EH Conversation Community Dynamic Synopsis http://goo.gl/VXgfYb Conversation Community Taxonomy http://goo.gl/2TaEsrConversation Community: Dynamic Synopsis2014-05-06 18:00:0024  
John Kellden32,320*Social Presence* The part of our own unique story that carries in a network. Become part of the Fieldbook by writing 500 words, adding your own perspective on social presence.  The format is a short intro, followed by a Q&A. It'll be recorded, so no prob if you can't make it, and will be turned into a Conversation Community post for any further questions. Everyone, most welcome! *Conversation Community* http://goo.gl/wsEqcLConversation Community: Social Presence Fieldbook2014-04-03 19:00:0010  
John Kellden32,320Work as a subset of play, the love of the whole game and writing blog posts as if people mind and matter.Conversation Community: Small Is Beautiful2014-03-18 20:00:0016  
Mick Fealty14,269So, a new way for having serious fun in real (rather than virtual) time?  We're looking for a smart idea, a good pub and a decent pint. Oh, and some congentially smart company in a town called Oxford.  Someone (yet to be found) pitches us a smart idea on *how we might positively bridge Ireland's rich past and its uncertain future*.  It's all informal, but with a few important strictures: _One_, it's in a bar (ala cafe scientifique).  _Two_, the key speaker must have his/her pint in hand whilst speaking.  _Three_, the idea must take no more than one minute to pitch.  So a sort of Dragon's Den, but without the hideous dragons. The audience are then be free to prompt a deeper exploration of the idea. Watch this space... Slugger's prototype 'Idea and a Pint Night' in Oxford2014-03-14 19:00:002  
John Kellden32,320Patterns and Pathways for bridging between content and monetizing.Conversation Community: Content and Monetizing2014-01-29 09:31:073  
Google Partners1,280,360A vital topic for all aspects of the modern-day enterprise, ‘Big data’ and our increasing ability to analyse in real-time and cost effectively is leading to innovation, optimised customer experiences, and smarter decision making. On November 21st, Google invites you to learn directly from those who are utilising Big Data to great effect, and the technology driven marketing that is enabling them to do so. The event will include presentations and panel discussions on key customer data themes including CRM, Social Media, Mobile, AdTech, Retail technology and Analytics, to build a cohesive vision of the customer data driven organisation of the future. Confirmed speakers include AKQA, Google, Asda, doubleclick,  and Mr and Mrs Smith. Be inspired by a glimpse into the Future of Customer Data, and understand the steps you need to take to get there. Agenda for the morning: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PlhfxsmvPqYOTbd4pyt_zu1BJcY_VMl_2R0G0e_qUqo/edit?usp=sharingThe Future of Big Customer Data2013-11-21 10:15:00176  
John Kellden32,320Writing Google+ Posts2013-10-22 19:00:005  
John Kellden32,320*Conversation Community Hangout* @101010252943098026073 & @105258459084526036978 proudly presents: A meeting where we get to say Hi, and engage in a Q&A around: *Success: A remarkably simple business plan* *Add three things:* A. Awesomely magnificent team spirit B. Client who gives a damn C. Half-bad thingy with lots of potential *To these seventeen steps:* 1. Customer? ... 17. Next eminently doable steps? Let's see what 2c we can add in an hour. Welcome! JohnConversation Community2013-06-04 16:00:005  
Yifat Cohen78,618*What if you could get foreign clients from across the globe and truly become the world leader in your industry?* *LET'S WALK YOU THROUGH SETTING YOUR BUSINESS INTERNATIONALLY.* Let's face it - the internet has flatten the world and doing business internationally is not a matter of _Why_ it's a matter of _When_. *JUST THE FACTS, NO BS.* @105022622304839021971 lived and worked in 3 countries. She has over 14 years of professional experience in international sales and marketing, as well as cross-cultural, educational and technical training. Katya works with international clients on daily basis. She has and is living in an expat circle, so she speaks from her *real life experience.* She is a mum, a university lecturer in organizational behavior, entrepreneur, coach, consultant, wife, and *she doesn't do BS* - she has no time for that and neither do you! *GOT QUESTIONS FOR KATYA? LEAVE THEM IN THE COMMENTS AND WE'LL GET THEM ANSWERED.*  Katya Barry is an International Business and Expat Coach who helps establish relationships with foreign clients, expand businesses overseas and create the most of international experiences. She is known as Global Attitude Architect and all her work is based on her own personal and professional global experiences. She is an expat mum to two TCKs and runs her business on an international scale from her current home base in Germany. *Test drive Katya's expertise in her free mini Foreignation session www.katyabarry.com/foreignation*Just getting clients? That’s overrated.2013-04-25 18:00:4527  
Mick Fealty14,269Here's first slot to be finessed John... Game planning for Friday's digitallunch2013-02-20 21:00:002  

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21C, episode 17: Trust

"In a network, the strategic outcome is trustflow."

"Problems are tough because they are complex in three ways. They are dynamically complex, which means that cause and effect are far apart in space and time, and so are hard to grasp from firsthand experience. They are generatively complex, which means that they are unfolding in unfamiliar and unpredictable ways. And they are socially complex, which means that the people involved see things very differently, and so the problems become polarized and stuck."
-- Adam Kahane, Solving Tough Problems

Win-Win-Win
The Optimal Strategy Is Doing Things With Win-Win-Win Outcomes
1. Share your unique story
2. Carve out your unique niche
3. Be a servant leader in your ecosystem

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2015-08-03 07:04:59 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 30: Design

"In a network, design is all about enactive, experiential, convivial, playful, fun-loving, movement-filled immersive learning spaces that nurture human beings and their becoming human."
@johnkellden


A Kindergarten Named Civilization

"Tezuka describes how he and his colleagues tried to get inside the minds of children to create a space that would spark learning, not happen in spite of it."
http://goo.gl/ALm9p1
via +Marie Kenerson  and  +John Hagel 


A tensegral Renga, weaving space and time

"Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry."
-- Richard P. Feynman

http://sceenius.com/tour/feynman

21C, episode 30: Design

"In a network, design is all about enactive, experiential, convivial, playful, fun-loving, movement-filled immersive learning spaces that nurture human beings and their becoming human."
@johnkellden


A Kindergarten Named Civilization

"Tezuka describes how he and his colleagues tried to get inside the minds of children to create a space that would spark learning, not happen in spite of it."
http://goo.gl/ALm9p1
via +Marie Kenerson  and  +John Hagel 


A tensegral Renga, weaving space and time

"Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry."
-- Richard P. Feynman

http://sceenius.com/tour/feynman___

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2015-08-03 06:11:43 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Zen of Small Tasks: Roadmapping

I love it when maps and art collide.  This one is an unwitting collaboration between the people of New York - by drawing directions to landmarks for the Japanese artist, they were helping him build his artwork.___Zen of Small Tasks: Roadmapping

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2015-08-02 16:59:59 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Life in the Village, episode 294: The Lost And Found

"In a network, it's a dog's life."

"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read."
-- Groucho Marx

Image:   https://goo.gl/tw0URT

Life in the Village, episode 294: The Lost And Found

"In a network, it's a dog's life."

"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read."
-- Groucho Marx

Image:   https://goo.gl/tw0URT___

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2015-08-02 12:27:34 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

21C Transition: Renewables

Just prior to our arrival in the opal mining town of White Cliffs in outback NSW—location of the world's first commercial solar power station—we hear that the Opposition leader is proposing a target of 50 per cent renewables by 2030. The target is aspirational only, with no clear plan as to how it will be achieved. I thought I'd giving it a go.___21C Transition: Renewables

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2015-08-02 11:47:12 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Zen of Small Tasks: Perseverance

Perseverance

   Perseverance is among the (six or ten) "Perfected Qualities." There shouldn't be a surprise once it is understood that 'good' intentions don't naïvely guaranty 'good' results, independently from the wider context (gplus.wallez.name/PHZNG4GzDrM): navigating though successive contexts, creatively engaging with each iteration, requires perseverance if one is to indeed influence the world into a wholesome direction.

   This is easily understood, but somehow people forget about it as regularly as clockwork!

   Imagine you're in a complex entanglement of unwholesome tendencies, and you take 20 years iterating through the various stages in order to improve the forthcoming unfolding of the situation.
   If after 20 years patiently trying to adapt, to respond, to engage, to create, you achieve the progress you were aiming for, then people (including yourself) will easily laud your perseverance.
   But, if after 20 years you conclude that you have no idea anymore on how to try differently, and that maybe you can still help indirectly but not so directly anymore, then people (including yourself) will easily comment on how you 'wasted' 20 years "for nothing".

   The reality though is that you might be 'right' to persevere as long as you creatively engage, as long as you have insights into how to try and improve the situation, as long as you 'see' a possible wholesome change… and it also  is right to accept that you're not God, that you cannot force an outcome onto the world by your sole will (independently from other inter-dependent wills), once you don't see any prospect of improvement.
   Perseverance is not stubbornness, people easily understand this, but most people judge « perseverance vs. stubbornness » based on time and outcome, rather than based on intention and potential.

   If your intention is wholesome and you see the potential for actualising it, you're into perseverance.
   If your intention is unwholesome (e.g. clinging, trying to force an outcome without taking other perspectives than yours into consideration, etc.), or if you cannot actually 'see' how the potential wished for could be realised, you're into stubbornness.
   This has nothing to do with the time spend so far (neither saying "it's too early to tell or to stop"  nor saying "it's too long since the work started").

   The Perfection of Perseverance requires the association of Perseverance and Wisdom. And Wisdom should certainly not deny the past, but it should base present decisions (decisions about the present) on the present situation, its present potentials and its present hindrances. A classical mistake when giving too much weight to the past is when one says "I tried this 'solution' before, there's no reason to try again"  while missing  that the situation has changed and that what prevented the 'solution' to yield the expected result the first time is no longer present (or is now 'moderated' by other factors having ceased or arisen).


   « How to know when too much time and energy has been invested in a particular cause? » is not a helpful question.
   It comes naturally to mind but it poses the question in erroneous terms, which can only lead to an 'answer' in erroneous terms.

   If you want to use time, there is a way, but it isn't a "make it or die trying": you can set deadlines for 'reviews'. 
   For example, you might set out to do your utmost  "for 2 years" to bring a wholesome momentum into the world. After 2 years, you 'review': you take the time to suspend the engagement, to take a step back and to see if there are lessons to be gained that you had not so much paid attention to [Be mindful that the lessons might  be about the past, and that they could have been useful if picked up at the time but not anymore… i.e. the lessons themselves might be outdated.]. This is about setting a timer to reflect, a mindfulness bell (as Thích Nhất Hạnh would call it), a point in time to ensure you don't keep pushing out of habit rather than out of choice.  As such, this is absolutely not  equivalent to a prejudice making "2 years" the deadline to "either succeed or stop": it's about being aware of how things unfold and about looking at the situation afresh (without biases, notably based on prior 'investment'), it's about adaptation and responsiveness, not about caricaturing a complex unfolding process by a black&white fixed photography.


#Buddhism   #Dharma  
unattributed photo___Zen of Small Tasks: Perseverance

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2015-08-02 11:35:25 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

21C Stewardship: Rise Above

"There is a place beyond both technocracy and populism - let's meet there."
@johnkellden

The real heros of the Irish conflict are the ones who find a way to rise above its inherent fatalism...___21C Stewardship: Rise Above

"There is a place beyond both technocracy and populism - let's meet there."
@johnkellden

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2015-08-02 11:14:56 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Life in the Village, episode 293: Elfvalley

"In a remote part of Sweden they used runes until just a hundred years ago. The people in the area also speak their own language: Elfdalian."

http://goo.gl/v0guQ0

via +Joachim Stroh 

Life in the Village, episode 293: Elfvalley

"In a remote part of Sweden they used runes until just a hundred years ago. The people in the area also speak their own language: Elfdalian."

http://goo.gl/v0guQ0

via +Joachim Stroh ___

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2015-08-02 10:36:00 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

21C Workflow: 27 minutes each day

"In a network, our experience of stress and anxiety is proportional to our unwillingness to immerse our social selves in a witnessing frame of mind."
@johnkellden


"The participants spent an average of 27 minutes per day practicing mindfulness exercises, and this is all it took to stimulate a major increase in gray matter density in the hippocampus, the part of the brain associated with self-awareness, compassion, and introspection."
http://goo.gl/riUENU


Link:  Sceenius   +Joe Raimondo   http://goo.gl/kwDcpX

21C Workflow: 27 minutes each day

"In a network, our experience of stress and anxiety is proportional to our unwillingness to immerse our social selves in a witnessing frame of mind."
@johnkellden


"The participants spent an average of 27 minutes per day practicing mindfulness exercises, and this is all it took to stimulate a major increase in gray matter density in the hippocampus, the part of the brain associated with self-awareness, compassion, and introspection."
http://goo.gl/riUENU


Link:  Sceenius   +Joe Raimondo   http://goo.gl/kwDcpX___

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2015-08-02 10:16:20 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

21C Design: Cards

"In a network, any sufficiently advanced card is a graph traversal affordance."
@johnkellden


"We are currently witnessing a re-architecture of the web, away from pages and destinations, towards completely personalised experiences built on an aggregation of many individual pieces of content."
-- Paul Adams    https://goo.gl/4ZsPC1


Image:    http://sceenius.com/

21C Design: Cards

"In a network, any sufficiently advanced card is a graph traversal affordance."
@johnkellden


"We are currently witnessing a re-architecture of the web, away from pages and destinations, towards completely personalised experiences built on an aggregation of many individual pieces of content."
-- Paul Adams    https://goo.gl/4ZsPC1


Image:    http://sceenius.com/___

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2015-08-02 06:32:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Life in the Village, episode 292: Upper Mustang

ht +Tiger Sherpa 

#nepal #upper #mustang #region #monsoon #landslide  

Picture By: www.nepalhikingteam.com

Upper Mustang has a trans #Himalayan climate which is cool and semi-arid with precipitation in the range of 250–400 mm. It is in the #rain #shadow of the #Annapurna and #Dhaulagiri ranges.___Life in the Village, episode 292: Upper Mustang

ht +Tiger Sherpa 

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2015-08-02 04:31:47 (7 comments, 2 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

21C Governance: Post-capitalism

Ping +Mick Fealty​

___21C Governance: Post-capitalism

Ping +Mick Fealty​

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2015-08-01 16:55:20 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Life in the Village, episode 291: Strawberries

Finnish #strawberries are perfect this year. This is already the second box this week. Most of them go to the freezer, but I am enjoying some for dessert with sparkling wine as we speak.___Life in the Village, episode 291: Strawberries

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2015-08-01 15:14:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Zen of Small Tasks: Conversations

In a piece of brain tissue smaller than a dust mite, there are thousands of brain cell branches and connections. Researchers from Harvard University in Boston, MA have mapped them all in a new study appearing in Cell. They find some unexpected insights about how the cells talk to each other.___Zen of Small Tasks: Conversations

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2015-08-01 06:58:33 (1 comments, 5 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 29: It was as well a planet

"In a network, understanding is the deriving of a pattern from shared experience and our aesthetic enjoyment is our recognition of the pattern."
@johnkellden

"This was the earth, he thought - a planet made for man. But not for Man alone, for it was as well a planet for the fox and owl and weasel, for the snake, the katydid, the fish, for all the other teeming life that filled the air and earth and water. And not these natives alone..."
-- Clifford D. Simak, Way Station

"Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern."
-- Alfred North Whitehead

Image: Erwin Madrid, Kindred Souls   https://goo.gl/B1iWMG

21C, episode 29: It was as well a planet

"In a network, understanding is the deriving of a pattern from shared experience and our aesthetic enjoyment is our recognition of the pattern."
@johnkellden

"This was the earth, he thought - a planet made for man. But not for Man alone, for it was as well a planet for the fox and owl and weasel, for the snake, the katydid, the fish, for all the other teeming life that filled the air and earth and water. And not these natives alone..."
-- Clifford D. Simak, Way Station

"Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern."
-- Alfred North Whitehead

Image: Erwin Madrid, Kindred Souls   https://goo.gl/B1iWMG___

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2015-08-01 05:15:40 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Visual Storytelling: Night Sky

A short interview I did with the BBC___Visual Storytelling: Night Sky

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2015-08-01 05:13:43 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Zen of Small Tasks: Play

Two men play tennis on the wings of a bi-plane, c.1920___Zen of Small Tasks: Play

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2015-07-31 19:16:17 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

21C Design: Glass

Systems like this not only can control light and shade but could easily produce a pattern that would prevent bird strikes. Have been waiting for this since I saw one of the arenas for the Beijing Olympics with 'smart dots' on it that changed from translucent to opaque to cool the building interior.___21C Design: Glass

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2015-07-31 19:12:17 (5 comments, 3 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 28: How To Live Together

"In a network, our core source of generativity is our lack of understanding how to live together in a changing world."
@johnkellden

"For both the rich and the poor, life is dominated by an ever growing current of problems, most of which seem to have no real and lasting solution. Clearly we have not touched the deeper causes of our troubles. It is the main point of this book that the ultimate source of all these problems is in thought itself, the very thing of which our civilization is most proud, and therefore the one thing that is “hidden” because of our failure seriously to engage with its actual working in our own individual lives and in the life of society."
― David Bohm,  Changing Consciousness

Image: Gaia, Norrkoping, Sweden, summer of 2015

21C, episode 28: How To Live Together

"In a network, our core source of generativity is our lack of understanding how to live together in a changing world."
@johnkellden

"For both the rich and the poor, life is dominated by an ever growing current of problems, most of which seem to have no real and lasting solution. Clearly we have not touched the deeper causes of our troubles. It is the main point of this book that the ultimate source of all these problems is in thought itself, the very thing of which our civilization is most proud, and therefore the one thing that is “hidden” because of our failure seriously to engage with its actual working in our own individual lives and in the life of society."
― David Bohm,  Changing Consciousness

Image: Gaia, Norrkoping, Sweden, summer of 2015___

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2015-07-31 19:06:03 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Zen of Small Tasks: Content

July

15 posts in July, including 8 personal contributions:
Intentions do matter
  gplus.wallez.name/PHZNG4GzDrM
Rational kindness
  gplus.wallez.name/Nkr8fxGSLc4
Individualization
  gplus.wallez.name/6mLHavYk92y
GDP blindness
  gplus.wallez.name/2bCkqHtSLjh
graphical perspectives on individualisation
  gplus.wallez.name/gvxmgjiMRLB
rephrasing
  gplus.wallez.name/XRJ24JdxHPa
Materialistic habit
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Photo: Tibetan gilt bronze Buddha Shakyamuni, 18-19th c.___Zen of Small Tasks: Content

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2015-07-31 18:41:02 (11 comments, 3 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

Zen of Small Tasks: Communication

ht +Michael Erwin 

The sad truth of today's society!___Zen of Small Tasks: Communication

ht +Michael Erwin 

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2015-07-27 10:23:41 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Zen of Small Tasks: Tacit Knowledge

Happy birthday +Dirk Puehl myfriend. So pleasant to know that each age has its own Tacitus and you’re ours. 

The wise historian walks through the wild lands of history, chasing the shadows that wander with expressions of terror, beauty, magnificence or ignominy.
Subject of history are not the trivialities of our spieces, but the fleeting epiphanies of a demon or a god.
History is the study of the times when an essence is revealed. 

Nicolas Gòmez DÀVILA - Escolios a un texto implícito

#onthisday #nietzsche #strauss #davila___Zen of Small Tasks: Tacit Knowledge

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2015-07-26 20:47:48 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Zen of Small Tasks: A Moment

Zen of Small Tasks: A Moment___

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2015-07-26 07:19:23 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Zen of Small Tasks: Waking Up

Metalogue: #imagineering

#meraki   #autopoieticlift

Autopoiesis
"People waking up, rediscovering themselves is a natural, biological, evolutionary process. During our awakening, we are presented with serendipituous opportunities for #meaningfulconnectivity and to respond and leverage by developing #intelligentbehavior .

This behavior when coordinated through digital platforms and anchored in local communities, can be focussed on rekindling fundamental principles of living systems.

Applying these principles, we can cocreate new artifacts, cultural artifacts and practices and whole future societies operating as resilient villages and regions, inhabited by vibrant, thriving people."

CTA: Call To Action
I've developed a methodology, working name Meraki that can be used to kickstart this I need participants to make this happen.

Image: http://goo.gl/iczp4R___Zen of Small Tasks: Waking Up

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2015-07-25 12:15:07 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

Zen of Small Tasks: Lunch

Ht +Anita Tina Endeman​

Hunger ___Zen of Small Tasks: Lunch

Ht +Anita Tina Endeman​

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2015-07-24 12:13:59 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Automatic for the People: Play

Making music with the machine - robot musician that collaborates on impromptu basis with human musicians now on US concert tour___Automatic for the People: Play

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2015-07-23 22:17:22 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Good Evening Dear Googleverse Semionauts

Good Evening Dear Googleverse Semionauts___

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2015-07-23 14:41:07 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Good Afternoon All Fellow Flaneurs

Today, Norrkoping, Sweden.

Good Afternoon All Fellow Flaneurs

Today, Norrkoping, Sweden.___

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2015-07-23 12:23:24 (2 comments, 6 reshares, 32 +1s)Open 

Zen of Small Tasks: Do

Zen of Small Tasks: Do___

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2015-07-23 10:11:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 27: Mixtapes

"In a network, we manufacture convivial experience."
@johnkellden

Frame Analysis
"There is a relation between persons and role. But the relationship answers to the interactive system—to the frame—in which the role is performed and the self of the performer is glimpsed. Self, then, is not an entity half-concealed behind events, but a changeable formula for managing oneself during them. Just as the current situation prescribes the official guise behind which we will conceal ourselves, so it provides where and how we will show through, the culture itself prescribing what sort of entity we must believe ourselves to be in order to have something to show through in this manner."
-- Erving Goffman    https://goo.gl/9zrsGn

cf also #enactiveintersubjectivity   &  #infinitegame  
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21C, episode 27: Mixtapes

"In a network, we manufacture convivial experience."
@johnkellden

Frame Analysis
"There is a relation between persons and role. But the relationship answers to the interactive system—to the frame—in which the role is performed and the self of the performer is glimpsed. Self, then, is not an entity half-concealed behind events, but a changeable formula for managing oneself during them. Just as the current situation prescribes the official guise behind which we will conceal ourselves, so it provides where and how we will show through, the culture itself prescribing what sort of entity we must believe ourselves to be in order to have something to show through in this manner."
-- Erving Goffman    https://goo.gl/9zrsGn

cf also #enactiveintersubjectivity   &  #infinitegame  

Image:   +Ron Scroggin     https://goo.gl/TCTxgR___

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2015-07-23 10:00:42 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 26: Indra's Net

"In a network, there's a deep listening available, an emergent, constantly morphing, transforming noospheric hum, dance and performance out of a resonant tesselating patterning between ecosystemic characteristics, individual vectors, generative social fields and spacetime folds."
@johnkellden

Individual Vectors
synthesis, selfhood, service, synthesis

Generative Social Fields
Scenius as the emergent, resultant vector out of collective intelligence, and our individual intelligences co-evolving with our boid rules.

Folds
A fold is both a negentropic nexus and a local optimum affording the next stage of the journey through the fitness space.


Image:  Moebius      https://goo.gl/QQlBLH

21C, episode 26: Indra's Net

"In a network, there's a deep listening available, an emergent, constantly morphing, transforming noospheric hum, dance and performance out of a resonant tesselating patterning between ecosystemic characteristics, individual vectors, generative social fields and spacetime folds."
@johnkellden

Individual Vectors
synthesis, selfhood, service, synthesis

Generative Social Fields
Scenius as the emergent, resultant vector out of collective intelligence, and our individual intelligences co-evolving with our boid rules.

Folds
A fold is both a negentropic nexus and a local optimum affording the next stage of the journey through the fitness space.


Image:  Moebius      https://goo.gl/QQlBLH___

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2015-07-23 09:48:00 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 25: Build, Cocreate, Share

"I am what I create, share and others build on."
-- +john seely brown     https://goo.gl/mQQ7Pj

Media Generative Sequence
converse, weave, publish


Why you need to throw away your first attempt
"Toward the end of the design process for the Lewis Building, there was a need to reduce the floor space by about 4,500 square feet. One of us traveled to Gehry's Santa Monica offices and worked with the project architect, Matt Fineout, on the problem. We first identified those miscellaneous spaces that had to be squeezed into the smaller footprint (tea kitchens, closets, rest rooms, storage areas, and spaces for copiers, fax machines, and printers). There were many constraints to be met including proximity to classrooms and offices, "ownership" by various departments andre... mehr »

21C, episode 25: Build, Cocreate, Share

"I am what I create, share and others build on."
-- +john seely brown     https://goo.gl/mQQ7Pj

Media Generative Sequence
converse, weave, publish


Why you need to throw away your first attempt
"Toward the end of the design process for the Lewis Building, there was a need to reduce the floor space by about 4,500 square feet. One of us traveled to Gehry's Santa Monica offices and worked with the project architect, Matt Fineout, on the problem. We first identified those miscellaneous spaces that had to be squeezed into the smaller footprint (tea kitchens, closets, rest rooms, storage areas, and spaces for copiers, fax machines, and printers). There were many constraints to be met including proximity to classrooms and offices, "ownership" by various departments and research centers, and circulation patterns in each area. We went through the floor plans, beginning with the lower level and working our way up to the fifth floor. The process took two days.Working with large sheets of onionskin paper laid on top of floor plans, we would sketch possible arrangements until we had something we all agreed was a good solution. Then we would transfer the arrangement in red pencil onto the plans. Each move of one element affected others and often required backtracking and revising previously located elements. Many times during the two days, we would reach a roadblock where things were just not working out, so we would start with a clean sheet of onionskin and try a different approach. At the end of two days, it was a tremendous sense of accomplishment to have succeeded in locating all the required elements into the reduced floor sizes. We were working at a large table and Matt was leaning far onto it, marking the final changes. As he pushed back from the table, we were joking about how tedious the process had been and how glad we were to have it over. As we joked, Matt gathered all the sheets of onionskin and the marked-up floor plans, stacked them, and then grabbed an edge and tore them in half. Then he crumpled the pieces and threw them in the trashcan in the corner of the room. This was a shock! What was he doing? In a matter-of-fact tone, he said, "We proved we could do it, now we can think about how we want to do it."
http://goo.gl/cLUCD3


Image:   +Joachim Stroh    #socialpresencefieldbook    #21CMixtapes  ___

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2015-07-23 09:30:27 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

21C Platforms: Some Thinks Take Time

Around one billion human beings, one click away. Around ten years from now, we will begin to understand what that means.

ht +Andre Amorim 

Chase your dreams; don't wait for them to come to you. #MondayMotivation___21C Platforms: Some Thinks Take Time

Around one billion human beings, one click away. Around ten years from now, we will begin to understand what that means.

ht +Andre Amorim 

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2015-07-23 09:18:02 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Life in the Village, episode 290: Figs

Figs in my garden.
The first I've eaten.
The second the bird ate.
The third is ready for me - I will watch over it ;-))
#Feigen   #Gleiszellen  ___Life in the Village, episode 290: Figs

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2015-07-23 08:24:01 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 24: Flowing with Change

"In a network, thrivability is enactivity. A series of choices of consciously flowing with change."
@johnkellden

Flowing With Change
belonging, uniqueness, thrivability, play, reciprocity

Out of which, a new set of extendable codes, five conversations essential for redesigning community, culture, society - cocreating value and wealth.

Five Conversations That Mind And Matter

Making money
This desire has its roots in safety and security as well as other related deep drives. The corresponding literacy is

#belonging  

The previous  currency conversation effectively ended in 2008, and we're now in the middle of setting up a new glocal conversation, including exploring alternative currencies, alternative structures and insights how to engaged... mehr »

21C, episode 24: Flowing with Change

"In a network, thrivability is enactivity. A series of choices of consciously flowing with change."
@johnkellden

Flowing With Change
belonging, uniqueness, thrivability, play, reciprocity

Out of which, a new set of extendable codes, five conversations essential for redesigning community, culture, society - cocreating value and wealth.

Five Conversations That Mind And Matter

Making money
This desire has its roots in safety and security as well as other related deep drives. The corresponding literacy is

#belonging  

The previous  currency conversation effectively ended in 2008, and we're now in the middle of setting up a new glocal conversation, including exploring alternative currencies, alternative structures and insights how to engage differently.

Experiencing a sense of meaning, fulfillment and flow
This desire is gradually effecting and changing us, in many different ways. The literacy that relates to this desire is

#uniqueness  

One way of looking at uniqueness is to look at the Renaissance, and how individualism has evolved ever since. The 21C will see a multitude of different approaches for combining and synthesizing Uniqueness and Belonging.

Transition
This is the challenge. You can't get there from here. The literacy here is

#thrivability ,

the choice of consciously flowing with change. It can also be defined as a living, dynamic, evolving balance between Uniqueness and Belonging.

Opportunity
This conversation is all about how to combine making money in the Social Era, in this day and age of Transition. The literacy here can be called Play, ie the ability to handle contingencies, ambiguity and uncertainty.

Ecosystems - TIMN
This conversation is all about how to reweave between Transition and Uniqueness, eg how to find our own uniquely fulfilling niches in our ecosystems. The literacy here is

#reciprocity

What complexifies these conversations, is our attachment to different wholesale, package deal narratives, worldviews and sensemaking systems. One way of describing how we are evolving through and transitioning beyond any which static systems, is to look at things through a TIMN lens.

TIMN: Tribes, Institutions, Markets and Networks

Tribe
All of us have a need to have a close circle of family and friends. If we're mostly operating from a tribe worldview, we tend to see most all other people as "other" with all the difficulties this brings.

Institutions
All of us need to pay sufficient allegiance to the institutions we've designed as part of our societies and our societal agreements. If we operate predominantly from an institutional worldview, we tend to see everything that cannot be "codified" as potentially upsetting, and we then run the risk of turning increasingly rigid and resistant to change.

Markets
All of us participate constantly in a whole host of market activities, one big, glocal ball of yarn of producer, middleman and consumer. If we operate primarily from a market worldview, we risk alienate ourselves from those activities and experiences that doesn't benefit from putting a dollar sign on them.

Networks
All of us are part of one seamless universe. In a nutshell, our physical bodies are remnants of previous supernovas. Our cells form and dissolve, our individual physical continuity nothing but a pattern.

Network Risks

Solipsism
Looking at ourselves and the world through a network lens, there are two risks - one risk is turning into a plutocrat, sociopath, narcissist, solipsist - frantically trying to define ourselves as unchanging, separate nodes in the growing realization of an "outward" seemingly chaotic and meaningless flux. Capital and power as a vain defense against change.

Oneness
The other risk is to loose all interest in worldly pursuits, and prematurely striving to become one with the network, one with everything and/or ecosystems, at the expense of being able to relate meaningfully to the other people who operate from different worldviews, and also, at risk of seeing oneself as being superior from this attachment to oneness.

"In a network, all our wicked problems are gifts from our own collective intelligence, catalyzing our becoming."
@johnkellden

Wicked Problems
"A wicked problem is a social or cultural problem that is difficult or impossible to solve for as many as four reasons: incomplete or contradictory knowledge, the number of people and opinions involved, the large economic burden, and the interconnected nature of these problems with other problems."
-- Jon Kolko

Healthy Individuals in Healthy Communities
All healthy, thriving communities, exist further out the chaordic edge, compared with eg institutions, bureaucracies, corporations.
Even further beyond communities, there’s healthy, vibrant (not yet gamed) markets. All of these artifacts, constructs, are part of temporary clearings in the forest, human beings huddling together, muddling through, realigning with ourselves, with others, with ecosystems.

Social Tech
From a societal innovation lens, institutions, bureaucracies and corporations, are useful social tools, if they serve communities.
Between communities, it is possible to define and design webs of value — once they are used as edges, between communities as holons, comprising interdependent agents (aka networks) — these webs will include knowledge ecosystems, and in the touch points between web and community: knowledge markets.

Social Presencing
Between the knowledge markets and the parts of our ecosystems which we are gifted with stewarding - dynamic narrative alignment, enacted through  http://goo.gl/5wltGS  Knowledge Expeditions.

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2015-07-23 07:29:56 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 23: Transition

"In a network, once we've found a few others, we're finding ourselves in the middle of a great transition, tasked with redesigning our narratives, our networks and our organizing metaphors to better serve ourselves, others, the planet and our future generations."
@johnkellden

http://sceenius.com/tour/rain/

"If we develop our collective imagination as if it is our core 21C Literacy, we will make it. Otherwise we will not."
@johnkellden

2014 - 2016
The lost rabbit hole years, the last imploding stage of old, ersatz, 20C media.

2017 - 2019
Networks designed to enable (knowledge) logistics, rather than advertising.

2020 - 2022
Humanity rising to the occasion (or not) depending on how much resonance and resilience we've managed to... mehr »

21C, episode 23: Transition

"In a network, once we've found a few others, we're finding ourselves in the middle of a great transition, tasked with redesigning our narratives, our networks and our organizing metaphors to better serve ourselves, others, the planet and our future generations."
@johnkellden

http://sceenius.com/tour/rain/

"If we develop our collective imagination as if it is our core 21C Literacy, we will make it. Otherwise we will not."
@johnkellden

2014 - 2016
The lost rabbit hole years, the last imploding stage of old, ersatz, 20C media.

2017 - 2019
Networks designed to enable (knowledge) logistics, rather than advertising.

2020 - 2022
Humanity rising to the occasion (or not) depending on how much resonance and resilience we've managed to broker through our new distributed, distributive platforms.

2023 - 2025
Data and Narratives. Uncovering the options we need, rather than using data to reinforce what we've already got.

2026 - 2028
Demise (and possible partial rebirth) of institutions on all levels. Core dynamic behind the transformation: awkward procedures, too much lag time between cognition and action. The insufficiency of Davos.

2029 - 2031
Understanding. Experiential understanding. A proliferation of grassroots movements. Most of which will fail. Some of which will succeed, turning societal imaginal cells, depending how quickly the institutions realize they need to remove themselves.

2032 - 2035
Last hours of ancient beliefs. All kinds of weird shit - tribes, reactionary movements, conspicuous consumption bordering on Elysium-levels.  Out of which a deep unlearning of obsolete beliefs. Birth pains of sustainable regions, some which will make it, some which will not.

2036 - 2038
Equity and ecology co-evolving. Achieving decent livelihoods for all the human beings that remain. Regions increasingly coordinating needed efforts.

2039 and beyond...
The second half of the 21C will be characterised by our collective, collaborative, cocreative capabilities for stewarding autopoietic shift.

There's three main scenarios:

- Slow Crash (default & devil take the hindmost)
- Elysium (crash & entitlement separate)
- Long Boom (equity & ecology)

A massively multiplayer sensemaking game called 7 bn
What is good in all three scenarios, is that all the poor and all the uber-rich can be counted on to react in fairly predictable manners.
The wild card, the key uncertainty, is a small yet significant proportion of humanity inbetween. If we (whoever decides to rise to the occasion) coordinate our imagination and imagineering.

Finding 300k Others
My best guess for now - we need to gather together 300k people, to achieve critical catalytic mass, including kickstarting new covenants and new currencies.

Conversations That Mind And Matter
There's a set of patterns, generative sequences, method cards and story-cards in development, compatible with the outlined scenario, which will work to turn our conversations into stories making for effective collective action, and once we've rediscovered how to play really well with others on a small planet, stewarding autopoietic shift.

Situational Awareness Out Of Shared Understanding
If we build sufficient shared understanding, out of these two articles - we will save time. There's obviously much more that needs to be shared - we need to place our trust in any and all others in digital networks, to share what unique part of the puzzle, will add to the autopoietic shift - or at the very least not work actively against it.

Thriving individuals co-evolving with resilient communities
As for the three-year stages - yes, time can be shortened, but only if we turn authentic enough. A bit paradoxically, we need strong, healthy, vibrant, resilient, thrivable, anti-fragile ego's - if we are to accelerate the above process. As a general rule, people will let go of their comfort zone and their denial and their confusion, only when all other options are exhausted.

Image:   http://sceenius.com/tour/rain/___

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2015-07-23 06:51:14 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 22: Networking

"In a network, the optimal way to story knowledge and understanding, is together with other people."
@johnkellden

Networking Generative Sequence

narrate, develop, participate, pattern, design, perform, discover

The flow through networking, both short-term, the connectivity and transactions, as well as long-term the relationships and trustflow, is a result of conversations, of complex responsive processes, some of which can be digitally explicated in the form of plusses, likes, retweets, some of which remain unspoken, implied, tacit, fluid and flowing. In a network, some knowledge remains possible to render in codes and thus, represented as a set of nodes, position papers, eg a taxonomy. Increasingly, the networked knowledge is augmented by (hyper)links, a set of more or less tensegral, generative edges,... mehr »

21C, episode 22: Networking

"In a network, the optimal way to story knowledge and understanding, is together with other people."
@johnkellden

Networking Generative Sequence

narrate, develop, participate, pattern, design, perform, discover

The flow through networking, both short-term, the connectivity and transactions, as well as long-term the relationships and trustflow, is a result of conversations, of complex responsive processes, some of which can be digitally explicated in the form of plusses, likes, retweets, some of which remain unspoken, implied, tacit, fluid and flowing. In a network, some knowledge remains possible to render in codes and thus, represented as a set of nodes, position papers, eg a taxonomy. Increasingly, the networked knowledge is augmented by (hyper)links, a set of more or less tensegral, generative edges, which are continuously changing - provocation papers, yet somehow linked.

"In a network, any which sufficiently advanced conversation includes emergent properties bridging the gap between mindfulness and effective collective action."
@johnkellden

Networking of Story and Knowledge
"Because if the smartest person in the room is the room, then perhaps the best story teller... is also the room."
-- David Weinberger     https://goo.gl/XA6Us0

Storytelling Tea House Sequence
1. Conversations - About things that matter
2. Storytelling - Generative, catalytic anecdotes
3. Contextual Intelligence - Patterns that resonates
4. Knowledge - Shared understanding and Wise action
5. Situational Leadership - Smallest necessary fully embraced next steps
6. Scenius - Collective intelligence and Individual performance

The deliverable of this sequence is effective collective action. The three core social artifacts enabling effective collective action is social cognition, social technology and externalized memory, including civilization and culture.

Original post:
Collaborative Sensemaking: Storytelling
https://goo.gl/eptuVW

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2015-07-21 18:31:24 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Automatic for the People: Austerity Random Generator

Soon in a financial system near you.

This is cute, a random generator for austerity measures.
http://www.random-austerity-measure-generator.com/___Automatic for the People: Austerity Random Generator

Soon in a financial system near you.

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2015-07-21 18:17:17 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

The Robert Karl Oskar Broberg Show

One of Sweden's absolute best has done his last gig.

The Robert Karl Oskar Broberg Show

One of Sweden's absolute best has done his last gig.___

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2015-07-20 10:00:01 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 21: Unfolding Path

"In a network, your questions co-evolve with your unfolding path."
@johnkellden

Are you allowing the real, vibrant, happy, generous, playful, deeply meaningful you to unfold, offering yourself and your unique story to your ecosystems in a way that satisfies the nonmaterial, experiential, transcendent, meaningmaking, life affirming, future society building desires of our coming abundant era?

Worry is the perfect prerequisite of anticipatory design, anchored down through your living your questions. Confusion is your friend. Follow your unfolding path.

Image:   https://goo.gl/g7H4yZ

21C, episode 21: Unfolding Path

"In a network, your questions co-evolve with your unfolding path."
@johnkellden

Are you allowing the real, vibrant, happy, generous, playful, deeply meaningful you to unfold, offering yourself and your unique story to your ecosystems in a way that satisfies the nonmaterial, experiential, transcendent, meaningmaking, life affirming, future society building desires of our coming abundant era?

Worry is the perfect prerequisite of anticipatory design, anchored down through your living your questions. Confusion is your friend. Follow your unfolding path.

Image:   https://goo.gl/g7H4yZ___

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2015-07-20 08:22:30 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 20: Social Fields & Social Presencing

"In a network, we cocreate storied environments and hold space for individual genius and collective scenius to overlap out of which generativity."
@johnkellden

Presencing
"Creating the proper mental environment conducive to creativity and profound insight while sensing the hidden sources of idea generation."
-- Otto Scharmer    https://goo.gl/ie1AnQ

Scenius
Cocreating an enactive storied environment conducive to creativity and profound insight while growing increasingly skilled in journeying through immersive environments: real, digital and virtuereal realms, co-evolving with a growing set of sources of generativity, including idea generation.

Presencing can thus be seen as a subset of scenius, although it remains an important subset.
... mehr »

21C, episode 20: Social Fields & Social Presencing

"In a network, we cocreate storied environments and hold space for individual genius and collective scenius to overlap out of which generativity."
@johnkellden

Presencing
"Creating the proper mental environment conducive to creativity and profound insight while sensing the hidden sources of idea generation."
-- Otto Scharmer    https://goo.gl/ie1AnQ

Scenius
Cocreating an enactive storied environment conducive to creativity and profound insight while growing increasingly skilled in journeying through immersive environments: real, digital and virtuereal realms, co-evolving with a growing set of sources of generativity, including idea generation.

Presencing can thus be seen as a subset of scenius, although it remains an important subset.

Sceenius
Sceenius (with two e's) is a Transmedia Company: +Ron Scroggin +Joe Raimondo +Joachim Stroh & +John Kellden formed out of realizing the need for different, more inspiring, more immersive, more enactive 21C Roadmaps, out of which an ongoing development of related artifacts, tools, products & services.___

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2015-07-20 07:58:52 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Deep Stuff: States & Signalling

"There are two ways to handle the time dimension in ANNs. You can use recurrent networks with delays, which is the currently most popular strategy since it's used in Deep Learning systems.

The other is to do what Numenta and Syntience do. In these systems neurons (nodes) have explicit state and the state changes depending on recent signaling. At the cost of a couple of bits in state, you don't need delays or recurrence, leading to simplified signaling and debugging.

In the Numenta/Syntience strategy, signaling is binary (0/1) and synapses have a threshold value that determiens if the signal will propagate.

In Deep Learning and traditional ANNs signaling is a static floating-point value (0.0 - 1.0) set by the synapse.

There are many repercussions of choosing one or the other strategy which affect... mehr »

Deep Stuff: States & Signalling

"There are two ways to handle the time dimension in ANNs. You can use recurrent networks with delays, which is the currently most popular strategy since it's used in Deep Learning systems.

The other is to do what Numenta and Syntience do. In these systems neurons (nodes) have explicit state and the state changes depending on recent signaling. At the cost of a couple of bits in state, you don't need delays or recurrence, leading to simplified signaling and debugging.

In the Numenta/Syntience strategy, signaling is binary (0/1) and synapses have a threshold value that determiens if the signal will propagate.

In Deep Learning and traditional ANNs signaling is a static floating-point value (0.0 - 1.0) set by the synapse.

There are many repercussions of choosing one or the other strategy which affect literally everything in the design.

IMO, the Numenta/Syntience strategy is better suited for unsupervised learning."
-- +Monica Anderson
https://www.facebook.com/groups/model.free.methods.for.agi/permalink/422841291245193/___

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2015-07-19 08:29:13 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 19: Valueweb

"In a network, we create knowledge and cocreate value."
@johnkellden

ValueWeb
A space for creation of knowledge and cocreation of value, where participants:

gather, diverge, emerge, converge and produce

Another way of putting it is: a valueweb is a dynamic graph which evolves with our leveraging the network through good use.

21C, episode 19: Conversation Community

"In a network, we cocreate value, out of which we shape meaningful connectivity into webs of value, which then shape us in return."
@johnkellden

Conversation Community: Cocreation of Value
- add considered considerate comments on other peoples posts
- discover meaningful connectivity
- develop trustflow
- discern cocreation of value
- design deliverables

The only mandatory task in the Conversation Community, is the first:

add considered, considerate comments on other peoples posts

The other four is for anyone who'd like to engage more, and achieve a better, slightly different, slightly more encouraging return on engagement.

Engagement and Return on Engagement

gather, diverge, emerge, converge, produce

Instantiated, implemented right in the middle of a collaborative, cocreative flow, eg in a GitHub, PenFlip, Google Doc Collaborative Sensemaking workflow:

Online Community: Gather - Post and Comment
Fork: Diverge - Discover meaningful connectivity
Metalogue: Emerge - Hold space for trustflow, for evolution of conversation
Merge: Converge - Discern cocreation of value
Google Doc Prototyping: Produce - 21C Mixtapes and lots of other things

Trustflow
The more trustflow we develop between ourselves, the more trust that emerges out of our conversations, out of our complex responsive processes, the easier it'll become to cocreate value and do great things together.

Social Learning
A living dynamic balance between engagement and return on engagement. Too much engagement without any return, turns participants into small insular groupthink tribes. Too much return on engagement without sufficient engagement, turns participants into social media marketers.

Value
Why do I emphasize the comments to the point of making it THE mandatory task in the Conversation Community?

Source of Value: Intention
The intention we're holding a fraction of a second before adding a comment, is the source of eighty percent of the value in the whole community.

Levelling Up
By becoming increasingly aware of our own intentions, it is perfectly possible to get more out of all our social, digital interaction, through understanding the following levels outlined above.

Win-win-win: Convivial OODA-loops
There's a recursion quality to all the five levels as well. It is possible to think of them as if a Convivial OODA-loop.

A traditional OODA-loop: Observe, Orient, Decide & Act, was originally conceived as a Win/Loose approach - a dogfight between combat airplanes.

A convivial OODA-loop is very similar, yet with a focus on a #winwinwin  outcome:

Add: Enact
Discover: Perceive, Observe
Develop: Sensemake, Orient
Discern: Wayfind, Decide
Design: Synthesize, Produce, Act

It's an OODA-loop, with an added Enaction context. If what you add is sufficiently enactive, it serves as stigmergy, a sign, cue, catalyst, part of our collective mapping, part of our shared and shareable understanding, upom which others then can add and build further, shoulders of giants.

Image:   https://goo.gl/1OVgpi___21C, episode 19: Valueweb

"In a network, we create knowledge and cocreate value."
@johnkellden

ValueWeb
A space for creation of knowledge and cocreation of value, where participants:

gather, diverge, emerge, converge and produce

Another way of putting it is: a valueweb is a dynamic graph which evolves with our leveraging the network through good use.

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2015-07-19 08:20:06 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 18: Quest

"In a network, our questing disposition co-evolves with our social cognition."
@johnkellden

21C, episode 18: Intelligence

"In a network, social cognition, recognized by effective interactions co-evolving with convivial ambiance."
@johnkellden

At other times, existing default patterns of intelligence kicks in:

1. Conditioned intelligence #we  
Intelligence residing near completely inside unquestioned, unexamined package-deal narratives.

Sign: #debate  

2. Curmudgeonly intelligence #me
Intelligence residing completely inside gnarly, fortified individual ken.

Sign: #discussion  

3. Collaborative intelligence #we  
Intelligence residing mostly inside practices and rituals scaffolding organizing.

Sign: #conversation  

4. Convivial intelligence #me  
Intelligence co-evolving with semiosphere slingshots, through eigenwelts, mitwelts and umwelts.

Sign: #dialogue  

Then there's also an ongoing dynamic alignment between Me and We, a synthesis out of the above four, a biosemiosis writ social and cultural, if you will.

The important part here is not so much agreeing on perfect definitions, but rather rediscovering the tertium datur, how our various individual and collective intelligences, provides creative tension, out of which

#trustflow

Obviously also transactions out of the dance between me and we, but I'm rather looking at figuring out a different frame, where our transactions form a subset of trustflow - which means a different definition of networks, as if already both webs of value and

#valuewebs

Boundary conditions
resonance, reflexivity, resilience, reach, resonance

For all those of a primarily individual persuasion, the boundary condition of choice, for eg annealing their cognition, is resilience.

For others of a more collective orientation, the preferred boundary condition, the fifty nuances of umwelt so to speak, is resonance.

Which means that

reach

is when individual intelligence is received favourably by the collective, and

reflexivity

is when individual intelligence has grown vulnerable, strong, receptive and wise enough, to receive and remain resonant with, the collective.

"In a network, in order for you to reach heaven, your roots need to stretch all the way down to your pinky toes."
@johnkellden

Further reading on intelligence and cognition:

Towards a global brain
The following methods of distributed information processing should ideally all be integrated:
• aggregation of diverse opinions into a collective estimate
• communication via social networks based on trust or acquaintance  
• meme propagation based on the degree of “interestingness” of the message
• division of labor and coordination between the differently skilled specialists
• external memories that facilitate collaborative knowledge improvement via stigmergy
-- Francis Heylighen
http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/papers/cognitivesystems.pdf

Image:   https://goo.gl/bDc0MR___21C, episode 18: Quest

"In a network, our questing disposition co-evolves with our social cognition."
@johnkellden

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2015-07-19 08:17:39 (19 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 17: Flow

"In a network, trust emerges out of ongoing (re)alignment between individual and collective."
@johnkellden

21C, episode 17: Trust

"In a network, the strategic outcome is trustflow."

"Problems are tough because they are complex in three ways. They are dynamically complex, which means that cause and effect are far apart in space and time, and so are hard to grasp from firsthand experience. They are generatively complex, which means that they are unfolding in unfamiliar and unpredictable ways. And they are socially complex, which means that the people involved see things very differently, and so the problems become polarized and stuck."
-- Adam Kahane, Solving Tough Problems

Win-Win-Win
The Optimal Strategy Is Doing Things With Win-Win-Win Outcomes
1. Share your unique story
2. Carve out your unique niche
3. Be a servant leader in your ecosystem

If this doesn't feel like going out on a limb, or navigating outside your comfort zone, you're not trying hard enough.

Now for the exam questions:
1. Are you trustworthy?
2. Do the others in your ecosystem give a damn?
3. Are you boring?
4. Is your story nourishing? Is it energizing?
5. Are you contributing to and evolving the shared interest graph?
6. Is your story making a difference to others?
7. Are you helping others make sense of things?
8. Is your story helping others make sense of you?
9. Are you using the available tools according to your own strategies,
or are the tools using you, turning you into a mechanical turk?
10. The perfect ten doesn't exist. Your perfect exam question, is the one that turns you into a more youer you, one that will have your grandchildren tell tall tales about you.

Integrity Trumps Greed
Do you make sense in a world that doesn't? The rest is simple - unlearning your old useless captive eyeballs habits and metrics coupled with hard work regaining trust and respect from cynical and jaded customers. First you need to unlearn and let go of your cynical and jaded self. Hard work, and more than well worth it.

Trustflow: Do's and Dont's
"Quit putting a godamn dollar sign on every fucking thing on this planet."
-- Bill Hicks

Between Curmudgeon and A-hole
Although I personally love Bill Hicks, I do realize that if I set my Integrity phaser on full blast, I will find myself in a very small niche, as a result from killing most of my loyal minions. Would make it a wee bit difficult to be a servant leader, if so.

Don't sell yourself short
If I give my integrity away, if I sell myself short, if I put a dollar sign on everything and everyone on the planet, I end up being an entitled a-hole. Thankfully, there's this thing called true friends, who usually can be relied upon, telling us when we're at risk.

My Rule of Thumb? Live and Let Live
I can happily coexist with a whole range of diverse creatures in my ecosystem. I only have trouble with the 500 narcissist, entitled plutocrat sorry ass excuses for humans, that are right now hell-bent on robbing everyone else blind. They are fucking things up, and we need to keep them shortlisted for mandatory healing. All others, all 7bn of us, and in the future all 9bn of us if we make it, are fine.

The Mindset
Zen and the Art of Unconditional Positive Regard Capability Building.

The Pull and the Outcome: In Preparation For Trustflow
Catalyzing trustflow. Augmenting graph traversal. A more convivial way of getting from A to B, navigating the tertium datur between me and we.

What can be done
Creating 21C Media, through combining collective intelligence, collaborative sensemaking and trustflow inside thriving digital communities with sets of digital tools, digital literacies, out of which crowdsourced products and services:

#CaaS  
Basically #CaaS  Communtiy as a Service. The core game/value/business "engine" is the collective intelligence leverage of the living dynamic balance between

resonance, reflexivity, resilience, reach, resonance


Image: Trustflow in a network  +Joachim Stroh
https://goo.gl/WkUwRh___21C, episode 17: Flow

"In a network, trust emerges out of ongoing (re)alignment between individual and collective."
@johnkellden

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2015-07-19 08:10:37 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 16: On Things And Thinks

"In a network, we identify, translate, observe, abstract, apply and evaluate."
@johnkellden

21C, episode 16: Some Thinks Take Time

"In a network, we love to connect in order to figure some thinks out and move forward."
@johnkellden


Gameboard: 2x2
1. Why: (re)discovery of evolutionary purpose. Avoid any which package-deal that interferes with your own true why.
2. What: annealing of essential character. This follows from your honest grappling with the previous point. Usually includes some unlearning, some letting go, some birth pangs, some pain related to awakening to your own self.
3. How: writing ourselves thriving, enacting convivial umwelten. Writing here includes the full biosemiosis play. The how is well catered for by consultants, facilitors, change agents, marketers, coaches, healers, shamans, psychiatrists, social workers, doctors and all other helpful people you encounter on your path. Skipping the first two points and starting with How, ensures that you will remain longer in confusion, or as Robert Musil describes it in "The Man Without Qualities".
4. Whereto: networks, tribes, ecosystems, valuewebs, worldviews, places, communities, multiverses - take your pick - given your own unique semiosphere slingshot - out of your own unfolding storyline, given the resultant momentum and vector, out of how you resolve the three previous inquiries.

Cards
To be placed on the gameboard, so as to form patterns. Ask me about cards:   +John Kellden 

Play
How you
-  Identify the patterns that helps you with what synthesis is important for you.
-  Translate these patterns, make them align with your own unique set of patterns.
-  Observe how using these new patterns improves or not, your ability to perform, to serve.
-  Abstract meaning, building on the three previous (please note that the first two, Identify & Translate, often run as sets of subconscious patternings and patterns, often triggered again and again by resonance between internal stuff and external events)
-  Apply yourself and your uniqueness to the world, in order to make some kind of significant, meaningful, lasting dent in the universe.
-  Evaluate, learn, anchor your experience and witness - out of which strategic reflexivity. Which makes you good to go for another round of

identify, translate, observe, abstract, apply, evaluate

Conversations That Mind And Matter
How you level up in social cognition, how you learn to play really well with all other players out there:

Sensemaking & Decisionmaking
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHlU6WrjQqc
+Manuel Saint-Victor & +John Kellden 

Around 20 mins in:

"What heuristic would best suit my brain, given the situation I'm in?"

"What heuristics would best suit us, given the situation we're finding ourselves in?"


Image: Caterpillar, Phyllodes Imperialis  https://goo.gl/ypsYIM___21C, episode 16: On Things And Thinks

"In a network, we identify, translate, observe, abstract, apply and evaluate."
@johnkellden

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2015-07-19 08:00:17 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 15: Co...

"In a network, connectivities and conversations."
@johnkellden

21C, episode 15: Collaborative Sensemaking

"In a network, centralized offices will transition to collaborative sensemaking centers for local face-to-face interactions such as mentoring, customer interactions, trainings, intensive work sessions, and social events - and distributed, digital spaces for rapid dissemination of edge practical knowledge, wisdom and stories, acting on early, weak signal from channels and platforms turned increasingly into communities and valuewebs."
@johnkellden

21C Workflow
https://goo.gl/gVpp3s

You might not recognize the workplace of the future
http://goo.gl/0BmQ8G___21C, episode 15: Co...

"In a network, connectivities and conversations."
@johnkellden

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2015-07-19 07:57:05 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 14: Thou

"In a network, any sufficiently advanced node is secretly a Buber'ian Thou."
@johnkellden

21C, episode 14: Finding the Others

"In a network, the core task is to find the others."
@johnkellden

Welcome to the Transition
We were human before we were capitalists. We were endowed with essential character and evolutionary purpose before we read Musil, before we got temporarily lost traversing the Waste Land.

We need to find slightly new, slightly different dynamics inbetween ourselves, dynamics coevolving with existing qualities like social cohesion, thrivability, sustainability, trust, cooperation, collaboration, authenticity, vulnerability, inclusion, generativity - the dynamic coevolving itself the resilience, the play, the process.

Story, Play, Align, Garden & Transform
One possible different dynamic, a different generative sequence I'd like to suggest is five-fold:

Story, Play, Align, Garden & Transform

One of the values which underlies the dynamic is, it helps realign ourselves with Kairos, cyclic, spiral time. With storytelling. With you rediscovering your own story and how it works well with others.

You're Busy: You have been eaten alive by Chronos

Have you been uberified yet? Downsized? Redundant? Surplus to requirements?

Chronos, chronological time has been mostly gobbled up by the Machine. For me, this means that it is not possible to return to something "better", we need to return to something different, a different flow of time, where each step, each small act, implies its own unfolding, its own generativity.

Renewal, Contentment, Denial, Confusion & Renewal
Needless to say, this is new, alien and can be experienced as excruciatingly difficult. Yet to me, having a glimpse of this difference that would make a difference, is one of the reasons why I'm unreasonably optimistic. Your denial, your confusion, is part, parcel and parsing of your participation in something larger, different, more inspiring, catalyzing a more youer you.

Protocols for the People
The outcome, the deliverable of this different dynamic is protocols for the people and structures that serves. I'm at your service, offering Cards, Facilitation, Online Communities as steps along the way.

(previously posted as)
Collaborative Sensemaking, part 58: Different dynamics

Image:   https://goo.gl/obwkR6___21C, episode 14: Thou

"In a network, any sufficiently advanced node is secretly a Buber'ian Thou."
@johnkellden

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2015-07-19 07:52:18 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 13: Net Work

"In a network, mind is simultaneously, local, enacted and digital, distributed."
@johnkellden

21C, episode 13: In A Network

"In a network, mind is simultaneously emergent and telic."
@johnkellden

Neuroscientists assume that these mental powers somehow emerge from the electrical signaling of neurons — the circuitry of the brain. But no one has come close to explaining how that occurs.
That, Dr. Nagel proposes, might require another revolution: showing that mind, along with matter and energy, is “a fundamental principle of nature” — and that we live in a universe primed “to generate beings capable of comprehending it.”
Rather than being a blind series of random mutations and adaptations, evolution would have a direction, maybe even a purpose.

Understand
Emphasizing ground, allows for a design by emergence and an emergence by design: an unfolding, negentropic storyline.

Comprehend
Emphasizing figure, is when we make decisions, out of which we move, where we more and more become essential characters in our own movie.

Thus:

"In a network, choice is perception and perception is choice."
@johnkellden___21C, episode 13: Net Work

"In a network, mind is simultaneously, local, enacted and digital, distributed."
@johnkellden

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2015-07-19 07:49:03 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 12: Neatly Into Buckets

"In a network, life is what happens while you are busy fitting all your data into tidy small boxes."
@johnkellden

21C, episode 12: Perceive, Direct, Pursue & Wend

"In a network, we perceive, direct, pursue and wend."
@johnkellden

Seven Bridges of Konigsberg
"By a metaphorical reading, the basic unit of the network is not the node or the link, but the loop. The Konigsberg bridge problem, as the prototypical network, is a problem of wending one’s way around a town, in a series of loops. Impulses, signals, fluids, and traffic flow around networks."
-- Richard Coyne   http://goo.gl/KvSHDH

Wend
To pursue or direct (one's way).

Power
"If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment."
-- Marcus Aurelius  

Network Society
"...its ability to reconfigure, a decisive feature in a society characterized by constant change and organizational fluidity."
-- Manuel Castells   http://goo.gl/KvSHDH

Image: Moebius    https://goo.gl/HNtnLH___21C, episode 12: Neatly Into Buckets

"In a network, life is what happens while you are busy fitting all your data into tidy small boxes."
@johnkellden

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2015-07-19 07:44:37 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

21C, episode 11: Play

"In a network, work is a subset of play is a subset of process is a subset of life is a subset of..."
@johnkellden

21C, episode 11: White Jumpsuits

"In a network, any sufficiently advanced participant is secretly wearing a white jumpsuit."
@johnkellden

Image:   https://goo.gl/2x0J7g___21C, episode 11: Play

"In a network, work is a subset of play is a subset of process is a subset of life is a subset of..."
@johnkellden

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