My notes on “Revisiting the Digital Native Hypothesis” by Michael Trucano

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I’m interested in our relationship to digital technologies. I’m intrigued by how the availability of the tech alters our roles and our relationships with each other and with “information” (in all its many and varied forms). I’ve cut and pasted bits from “Revisiting the Digital Native Hypothesis” by Michael Trucano so I can highlight points… Read more »

The Magical Six and U.Lab preparation

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Hi Magical Six This is my preparation for tomorow’s U.Lab session. For context I’ve copied and highlighted some of Otto’s post On the Making of Trump—The Blind Spot That Created Him . We have entered a watershed moment not only here in America, but also globally. It’s a moment that could help us wake up… Read more »

Continuing Conversations November 1st – 10th

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Hi Folks These are some recent meetings and conversations (Nov 1st – 10th)  gathered together to offer the wider picture. I’m tying some of this collection together with reference to a chapter I’m planning. However that connecting thread only emerged incidentally as I got into conversations. It wasn’t the main reason for any meetings. Given… Read more »

Introducing the First Thursday group

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Hi Folks This post relates to conversations of the “First Thursday” group, These online conversations began some time in 2006 or 2007. They continued once a month until part way through 2015, when we needed to relocate. A few months ago Folabi Sunday encouraged me to restart the group, this time on Facebook. We have… Read more »

Nov 5th – Exponentially Human

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Hi Folks, The context for this continuing conversation is: A book I read called Technology vs Humanity – the book and the “stay connected” link . A call for chapter proposals from Fast Future Publishing for 50:50 – Scenarios for the Next 50 Years. A discussion with Brian Griffin, about what I might write, during… Read more »

Nov 4th update on FASST and SHIFT

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Hi Folks. This pulls together threads that are emerging this week around collaboration and how FASST and SHIFT are coming together. I’m writing it after a meeting that Sebastian and I had today. I’m writing it mainly to update Christopher. @Christopher I’m not describing SHIFT now in any detail because in a couple of weeks… Read more »

@dilgreen “Twitter lessons” and UK Africa Professional Educators’ Seminar

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Hi Dil, Today I tweeted: #UKAPES #dadamac @dilgreen @DadamacN @fantsuam @joannapnorton Let’s discuss. Especially ref UAL Wikipedia FABLAB connections. You replied: @Pamela_McLean I have no idea what this means or refers to, or how to find out! I am going to need twitter lessons. The abbreviations I confess the message was somewhat “coded”. I apologise… Read more »

PS – FASST Holacracy update

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Hi Brian – PS to the open letter. I shared a Holacracy update during the session yesterday. As you know I see FASST as an experiment in collaboration, and a possible focus for exploring Holacracy and Teal Organisational structures. The Holacracy focus began when Sally kindly offered me some free coaching and facilitation services when… Read more »