Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide and #reframingICTD

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The conference on Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide (PPDD) looks interesting, and invites contributions from practitioners as well as researchers, but unfortunately it’s not as accessible as the recent #reframingICTD workshop. ReframingICT “walked its talk” of building bridges between researchers and practitioners and enabled participants to join in at a distance. PPDD is reaching… Read more »

Spring Clean 2 – ICT4D

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ICT4D = Information and Communication Technology for Development. I’m doing a Spring clean of some of the stuff in my head ref ICT4D. I’ll start with a list, just a random list with no attempt at order. It’s  just to empty my head a bit. I can come  back to it at some other point… Read more »

Spring Clean 1 – May 14th 2015

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Today I have done some genuine Spring cleaning of physical “stuff” that was cluttering up my living room. No. I exaggerate. In fact it was more of a gesture towards Spring cleaning, a kind of taster of how it would be to achieve some serious Spring cleaning. It was only a tidy-up of  two drawers… Read more »

Connecting with the Commons

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Last week I was away in beautiful, rural, Spring-flowered Devon for a Schumacher College Course on the Commons (Michel Bauwens) and Co-operatives (John Restakis). This is what I saw every morning when I pulled the curtains. Michel Bauwens’ ideas have influenced my thinking for several years, so was a great opportunity to connect with him… Read more »

Welcome to our Reluctant Time Traveller experiment

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Welcome to our experiment Neither Pamela nor Za is sure what to expect of this experiment in collaboration except that, through it, they will have a deeper understanding of their present and future lives. They believe it will help you to do the same.   Here goes: Introduction The Reluctant Time Traveller is a collection… Read more »

HubW, Holacracy, Culturevists and Dadamac.

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LogoBerr and I went to Hub Westminster on Friday for a cuppa with Quentin Johns. The note in my diary said “Sorting the world” – so we’d allowed ourselves a wide ranging agenda, with the objective of clarifying areas of overlap. We’re both interested in deep systemic change, from big vision to practicalities. Unsurprisingly Holacracy… Read more »

Coming soon

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This is the new Dadamac Connect website. It’s a Work in Progress at the moment, come back soon to see the new site.