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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 18 Jun 20

How We Come Together as the World Comes Apart8-Breaths of Process Architecture, Mary Alice ArthurIntroductionChange is inevitable but hard nonetheless. There are growing pains and transitional traumas, whether the process is intentional or not. But it doesn’t have to be so difficult; we have maps and mediators to guide us. Many have prepared for this sort of challenge, but we still have to choose it. Against my idealism, I often hear the phrase “you’ll never get everyone to agree”, to which I respond; “have you tried?” It is a constant effort to change ourselves and each other, but I think we’ve been …

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How We Come Together as the World Comes Apart8-Breaths of Process Architecture, Mary Alice ArthurIntroductionChange is inevitable but hard nonetheless. There are growing pains and transitional traumas, whether the process is intentional or not. But it doesn’t have to be so difficult; we have maps and mediators to guide us. Many have prepared for this sort of challenge, but we still have …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 18 Jun 20

How We Come Together as the World Comes Apart8-Breaths of Process Architecture, Mary Alice ArthurIntroductionChange is inevitable but hard nonetheless. There are growing pains and transitional traumas, whether the process is intentional or not. But it doesn’t have to be so difficult; we have maps and mediators to guide us. Many have prepared for this sort of challenge, but we still have to choose it. Against my idealism, I often hear the phrase “you’ll never get everyone to agree”, to which I respond; “have you tried?” It is a constant effort to change ourselves and each other, but I think we’ve been …

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How We Come Together as the World Comes Apart8-Breaths of Process Architecture, Mary Alice ArthurIntroductionChange is inevitable but hard nonetheless. There are growing pains and transitional traumas, whether the process is intentional or not. But it doesn’t have to be so difficult; we have maps and mediators to guide us. Many have prepared for this sort of challenge, but we still have …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 15 Jun 20

Cocreation and (In)coherence in Metamodern PraxisWhat was Emerging?In 2018, a novel network of intellectuals and changemakers convened for the first time, in Berlin at the “Emerge Gathering”. I participated and wrote about it in The World We’re Creating, partly a reflection on the context, event, and my role, and partly a review of Tomas Bjorkman’s book The World We Create, which is now out in English. This picks up from that narrative, a recounting of my personal journey, interpolated with some of the work involved. In September, 2019, the 2nd Emerge Gathering was held in Kyiv, Ukraine instead, and the …

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Cocreation and (In)coherence in Metamodern PraxisWhat was Emerging?In 2018, a novel network of intellectuals and changemakers convened for the first time, in Berlin at the “Emerge Gathering”. I participated and wrote about it in The World We’re Creating, partly a reflection on the context, event, and my role, and partly a review of Tomas Bjorkman’s book The World We Create, …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 15 Jun 20

Cocreation and (In)coherence in Metamodern PraxisWhat was Emerging?In 2018, a novel network of intellectuals and changemakers convened for the first time, in Berlin at the “Emerge Gathering”. I participated and wrote about it in The World We’re Creating, partly a reflection on the context, event, and my role, and partly a review of Tomas Bjorkman’s book The World We Create, which is now out in English. This picks up from that narrative, a recounting of my personal journey, interpolated with some of the work involved. In September, 2019, the 2nd Emerge Gathering was held in Kyiv, Ukraine instead, and the …

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Cocreation and (In)coherence in Metamodern PraxisWhat was Emerging?In 2018, a novel network of intellectuals and changemakers convened for the first time, in Berlin at the “Emerge Gathering”. I participated and wrote about it in The World We’re Creating, partly a reflection on the context, event, and my role, and partly a review of Tomas Bjorkman’s book The World We Create, …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 10 May 20

Smart Cities, Systems Change, and MetamodernismTo be sure, I’m not advocating building some elitist utopian ringworld nonsense… This is just a cool image to illustrate a continuum.“…the guided convergence of technology with natural and social systems to form self-regulating governance platforms will potentially be the solution to what humanity has constructed as our current demise…— Smart Cities and Artificial Intelligence (preview first 30 pages here)Smart Cities and Artificial IntelligenceThe convergence is happening all around us, funnelling us through a planetary paradigm shift. In these dour times — Scientific American described four “converging crises”; the pandemic, the US political crisis, climate change, economic depression — convergence …

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Smart Cities, Systems Change, and MetamodernismTo be sure, I’m not advocating building some elitist utopian ringworld nonsense… This is just a cool image to illustrate a continuum.“…the guided convergence of technology with natural and social systems to form self-regulating governance platforms will potentially be the solution to what humanity has constructed as our current demise…— Smart Cities and Artificial Intelligence …

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