December 07, 2008

Why do we behave like crowds when we really ought to be organizing like a community?

I believe Howard posted a link to this guy's posting on another topic on twitter recently and it has been sitting there for me to read, always slipping to the back of much shorter, quicker reads, until now. And then I find several very long pieces to read!

Another good one on transforming institutions into the network is here: http://blog.futurestreetconsulting.com/?p=101 "The Alexandrine Dilemma"

Great thoughts, apparently text from speeches given, on a big point of focus to keep holding as we look to the future.... it is what we make of it.

This, That and the Other Thing | the human network

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Posted by sinergi at 11:30 PM

November 23, 2008

On the Omidyar Network and SVP - LA Times

good to remember all the details that went into some smart thinking.

Original Article on LA Times: Network Philanthropy - Los Angeles Times

Full text thrown into the archives as extended entry.

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Posted by sinergi at 07:29 PM

November 22, 2008

Obama's use of networking (iht.com story)

Found a brief article on how the social networking that Obama utilized was different than others that came before. A true asset in the campaign and major historical differentiator for political 'brandbuilding' in the future.

Article was ... Electoral triumph built on a Web revolution - International Herald Tribune.

I recopied the text for archiving in the extended entry.

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Posted by sinergi at 06:29 PM

September 14, 2008

June 28, 2008

a webslinger's day in the life

I am so glad to get out of being 'that' guy in any group... ahh, the memories!
Posted by sinergi at 05:46 PM

WSJ on Voluntourism

Interesting that WSJ is covering the topic, I guess it has gone mainstream enough, and that there is some rethinking going on.

Seems odd that this kind of thinking wasnt happening beforehand.... ?

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Posted by sinergi at 03:57 PM

May 25, 2008

Radical Honesty

Thanks to the 4 Hour Work Week book I am reading by Tim Ferris, I found this interesting article about a practice I have been taught from several different teachers. Interesting to see it in the mainstream light here, an article in ESQUIRE.

I Think You're Fat - Esquire

Posted by sinergi at 01:10 AM