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How Covid Is Reordering the Global Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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Separate content from description

Clark Quinn

Once again facing folks who aren’t using styles, I was triggered to think more deeply about the underlying principle. That is, to separate content from description. It’s a step forward in what we can do with systems to bring about a more powerful human-aligned system.


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Twelvetide 20:02 Carbon is not silicon

Dave Snowden

In this second post within the knowledge management section, I want to summarise some of the material on human cognition and decision making that I and others rely on within the wider field of sense-making.

best finds of 2020

Harold Jarche

Here are some of the best of my fortnightly Friday’s Finds of 2020. Happy New Year 2021! Hope and fear cannot occupy the same space. Invite one to stay.” — Maya Angelou. The first and final thing you have to do in this world is to last it and not be smashed by it.” Ernest Hemingway. “To

We’ve seen this movie before

Doc Searls

When some big outfit with a vested interest in violating your privacy says they are only trying to save small business, grab your wallet. Because the game they’re playing is misdirection away from what they really want.

Updates on my books

Clark Quinn

At this calendar inflection, it’s interesting to note how time flies. I was somewhat amazed to find out that my first three books were already out of print! And there are two reasons to keep them out there. For one, because there’s still some interest (I get pinged occasionally).

eBook 170

Twlevetide 20:3 Abstraction & codification

Dave Snowden

I’d been working on knowledge management for some time and have come across Boisot’s book Knowledge Assets. Yasmin Mirali, then at Warwick University introduces us and organised a joint seminar and a lot of things came together.

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Wonder What?

Doc Searls

Our Christmas evening of cinematic indulgence was watching Wonder Woman 1984 , about which I just posted this, elsewhere on the Interwebs: I mean, okay, all “super” and “enhanced” hero (and villain) archetypes are impossible. Not found in nature. You grant that.

Twelvetide 20:05 Making sense with narrative

Dave Snowden

Awaiting content. . Photographs. It was a transit day today, moving holiday cottages and the tops were forecast to be under heavy cloud for most of the day.

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Twelvetide 20:07 The science of uncertainty

Dave Snowden

HOLDING FOR CONTENT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pictures. The end of my micro spike assisted walk up Helvelyn yesterday was rather damped by a Guardian Newsflash as I came back into 3g reception approaching the car park. It said that Cumbria had gone into Tier4.

Twelvetide 20:08 Anthro-complexity

Dave Snowden

PENDING CONTENT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pictures. As reported I had to leave the Lake District early and while I will get out and about on the Wiltshire Downs it is not the same thing.

Twelvetide 20:06 Narrative appreciated

Dave Snowden

HOLDING FOR CONTENT. . A lot of the early work on narrative, which I summarised yesterday was largely based on instinct and common sense. . . . Pictures.

Twelvetide 20:4 the variety of narrarive

Dave Snowden

Holding for content. . . Pictures. Today was one of those special days on the hills as the banner picture shows. As some reader will know I took on a challenge to climb all the 214 Wainwright Fells in under 40 days without reaching any summit more than once.