Category Archives: Collaborative Sense-Making

Letting collective intelligence use me for organizing itself

I emailed a tweet I’ve just stumbled upon in my tweetstream to a colleague because I knew it had to do with one of her interests. We cannot spend all our time on hanging out in the stream but the … Continue reading

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Movie watching as transparent communication

I’ve just come home form Curzon Renoir, an art cinema in London, where I watched Kuma. “Kuma” is a Turkish word that means “second wife”, describing the women drawn into a traditional, polygamous Muslim family at a later stage, by … Continue reading

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“Saving the world differently…”

“Saving the world differently…”  was the title of an event, last February, which I’ve been waiting for with joyous anticipation. It was organized by the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce), of which I am a … Continue reading

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a measure and a condition for the metabeing to truly become intelligent

Venessa Miemis wrote: > all semantically linked, so for example, it could be built so that it showed all organizations, and then listed specific projects they are working on or in support of or things they are associated with. > providing … Continue reading

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CI, AI, UI or just I?

The term “Collective Intelligence” is sufficiently vague and positive that it is quite easy to agree that of course we want it. We want to be smarter together.  But we might imply quite different subtexts when we talk with each … Continue reading

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on hypertrails between vistas, which we create by walking on them

Good tools always have unintended uses stumbled upon by its individual and collective users. Hopefully, that will be the case of élan map, too. I can hardly wait for its alpha version to manifest so that we can start playing … Continue reading

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on junto, élan, Kosmic synchronicity, and movement cartography

“We are at a critical point in human history, where as a globally interdependent society, we must learn how to lower these barriers, share information, collaborate, and cocreate value in new ways.” @VenessaMiemis Learning how to learn that, and sharing … Continue reading

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Conversation transcript-> mindmap-> semantic web-> sane sentient AI

Imaginal cells in the protoplasm, from which the new civilization is emerging, discover the current state of their fluid identity, by being engaged in generative conversations with one another.  When we collaborate using the currently available tools, we are able … Continue reading

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What can dynamic views (in mapping emergent systems) enable?

In a comment to A tool for mapping the future as it’s emerging, Glisten wrote: > The visual mapping of an evolving system is not a trivial affair. If we create a map of our “current state” we only provide … Continue reading

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In defense of complexity

Somebody wrote in a group on “Transforming Capitalism” in the Presencing community  : > all complex civilisations have collapsed at one point or another. Only ‘simple’ societies have managed to survive. In the spirit of helping each other unearthing our … Continue reading

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