Ref London Futurists, Satalia and (not) Holacracy

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Hi Daniel Ref your presentation at London Futurists, our subsequent texts and your willingness to share ideas, insights and technology. I’m interested in many aspects of your talk, especially some aspects of Artificial Intelligence, but for now I want to focus on Satalia’s organisational structure. Since we texted I’ve visited the Satalia website. I particularly… Read more »

Ref Development and “To Hell with Good Intentions”

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Hi Katie Thanks for sending “To Hell with Good Intentions” by Ivan Illich. NB for anyone other than Katie  – the blurb for this says “An address by Monsignor Ivan Illich to the Conference on InterAmerican Student Projects (CIASP) in Cuernavaca, Mexico, on April 20, 1968. In his usual biting and sometimes sarcastic style, Illich… Read more »

Help with Holacracy in FASST?

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Hi M, It is some months since you expressed an interest in FASST (Freedom Accountability and Structure for Systemic Transformation) and kindly offered to help with my related explorations in Holacracy.  Back then things were too embryonic for me to be able to define any specific need. Given the passing of time I realise I… Read more »

Croydon, arts and more.

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Hi John Thank you for the Heartworks Schedule with details of the series of 6 evenings in Croydon (Matthews Yard) in 2013 where you mixed up mindfulness with community action, Croydonia and music. I’m glad our paths crossed last week at the Croydon Tech City launch 2017 event. We certainly have overlapping interests ref (as… Read more »

The “=Value” logo and buttons

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The Dadamac Connect logo (the V with two lines through it) is a symbol for non-financial Value. A few years ago Nikki Fishman and I were doing a diagram, for our own benefit, showing flows of money,”physical stuff” information, ideas etc within our network.  We were putting “£” signs for money, light bulbs for ideas,… Read more »

My 2016 reply to the Before I Die Network (BIDN)

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Hi Olivia Your BIDN email (deadline today) said: “Reminder: Let’s celebrate some not-shit things that happened in 2016!” What has happened in your life this year that you want to celebrate? What had you been striving for for a while that you managed to accomplish this year? My reply is wide ranging – so I’m… Read more »

December 11th FASST update

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Dear FASST friends. FASST has moved on during 2016, so I’m getting a few things in writing before the end of the year. FASST (Freedom, Accountability and Structure for Systemic Transformation) is an “experiment in collaboration”. It is an emergent organisation, and its shape is becoming clearer as more of my friends and contacts join… Read more »

Nov 19th – Exponentially Human and “the story so far”

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Hi Exponentially Human friends and contacts, You’ve all got different fragments of the Exponentially Human “story so far” – so I’m pulling various parts of it together here for anyone who wants a fuller picture. Introduction to the term Exponentially Human I came across the term “Exponentially Human” in the book “Technology vs Humanity” –… Read more »