So much to learn more about…

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Lots of learning today, so I’m quickly putting up some of the things I’ve been looking at, mainly for my own future reference. I’m not putting full explanations of where the links came from or why they interest me – but I am adding the odd bit of context. Someone sent me a link to… Read more »

Back @Tuttle again – a flavour of the conversations

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Over the years the Tuttle club has moved around and I’ve been intrigued by the effect different Tuttle venues have had the dynamics of the group. Last week we were at the up-market offices of Z/Yen ( Z/Yen Facebook, website). About half a dozen of us had arrived earlier than Lloyd Davis (the man behind… Read more »

Let’s get real about International Development

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Ernesto Sirolli: Want to help someone? Shut up and listen! is a wonderful, humorous reality-check about top-down International Development  “interventions” for “beneficiaries”. What he says in an entertaining way is what I often have on my heart, but can’t share the same way. I had a hunch where his first story was going, because a… Read more »

Steps towards critical mass and International Development disruption

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Dadamac is small and it is disruptive. In a previous post I explained that: Dadamac’s UK-Africa work operates in similar areas of need  to those officially targeted by traditional top-down International Development “interventions”, but not in similar ways.  The starting points are different, the drivers are different and, crucially, our use of disruptive technology, the… Read more »

Wonderful word – “Wirearchy” – Thank you Jon Husband

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Jon Husband defines “wirearchy” as “a dynamic two-way flow of power and authority based on knowledge, trust, credibility and a focus on results, enabled by interconnected people and technology.” To give meaning to the definition go to his website and read – What Is Wirearchy ? I’m copying the headings and subheadings as bullet points… Read more »

You asked for more details…

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This post continues conversations that began at  Good Women x Impact Hub Westminster – network and drinks event and the RSA Fellows’ Reinventing Work Network Event Everyone who gave me contact details wanted some of the information below, so rather than sending individual emails I’ve gathered it all together here, with a numbered contents list,… Read more »

World Economic Forum: What is the future of work?

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AFFORD Shared this link on Facebook “90% of the necessary job creation must take place in the developing world, primarily in Africa and Asia”… the World Economic Forum reports that Youth, especially young women, are disproportionately affected by unemployment, resulting in youth unemployment. They suggest 3 ways to tackle the issue… More here via World… Read more »