Global Sensemaking

Tools for Dialogue and Deliberation on Wicked Problems

April 2008 Blog Posts (6)

OpEd Issue Map

I added a new photo here based on a Compendium map I did of Paul Krugman's NyTimes OpEd titled Grains Gone Wild found here (registration may be required). It's reasonable to expect that others who attempt to map the same discussion could return different maps; an important aspect of collective sensemaking are… Continue

Added by Jack Park on April 29, 2008 at 16:37 — 1 Comment

Subject-centric computing

For several years now, I've been giving talks on subject-centric computing with my talks on "federation". I've been amazed at how many people require that I define "federation". Now, it would seem that "Subject-Centric Computing" has come to have its day in the sun--likely through no efforts of mine, but still very satisfying. One of my earliest critics is now one of the loudest champions. Read Steve Pepper's slides to see what I mean.… Continue

Added by Jack Park on April 28, 2008 at 16:42 — 5 Comments

A sketch of a Global Energy sensemaking system

I uploaded an image here that represents a response I made to Jerry Glenn's Phase I GENIS project. The same architecture might serve the needs of a climate inquiry as well. In fact, I would argue that both inquiries belong together for the obvious reasons of seamless intertwingling of the two universes of inquiry. The three-node architecture breaks down as follows:

  • The left node…

Added by Jack Park on April 27, 2008 at 21:45 — No Comments

An attempt to transclude an image

Below is the image, as found in this blog post:

Added by Jack Park on April 27, 2008 at 21:00 — No Comments

Web 2.0 Conference resources

This link points to available talks from the Web 2.0 conference. Some talks, I think, are appropriate to the behind-the-scenes activities of those who wish, as we do, to promote online sensemaking.


Added by Jack Park on April 27, 2008 at 17:00 — 4 Comments

Simon Buckingham Shum launches HC4D

Simon launched HC4D (Human-Centred Computing for Climate Change Deliberation) earlier today with the following rallying call:

I don't need to say anything about the urgency of the problem facing us.

What I want to do is highlight an emerging activity stream tackling one of the most pressing challenges concerning… Continue

Added by David Price on April 3, 2008 at 20:10 — No Comments

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