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 »

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 »