Aha! I’m a systems builder!

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I’ve  just discovered the work of Marc Ventresca, his recent talk on “Infrastructure for impact, the work of system building” and a previous, complementary  talk called “Don’t Be an Entrepreneur, Build Systems”. I feel connected to his ideas, because his analysis makes sense of various issues I’ve been struggling with for years.  I’ve put links… Read more »

Why Funding Goes to Social Entrepreneurs Instead of Social Movements

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In my mind I’m connecting some recent conversations I’ve had (about funding, radical ideas, innovative approaches, movements, social entrepreneurs, and accelerators for social entrepreneurs) with an article from Inside Philanthropy – Is Too Much Funding Going to Social Entrepreneurs—And Too Little to Social Movements? by David Callahan I’m editing out most of the content and just keeping… Read more »

Biofeedback video game design research

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I’m impressed by the design and objectives of the game Lumio. The connections in my mind here are Planet Earth Institute Unconference last week, the speaker from IBM Africa, and ICT Works. I saw this link about biofeedback video game design research at http://www.shiftdesign.org.uk/products/biofeedback-video-game/#research thanks to ICT Works. The research is by shift  http://www.shiftdesign.org.uk/ I… Read more »