Global Sensemaking

Tools for Dialogue and Deliberation on Wicked Problems

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Launching the Program for the Future Challenge – December 9, 2013

A joint post by Dino, David and Sam:

A recipient of the Turing Award, the National Medal of Technology and a couple of dozen other highest honors,…


Added by David Price on December 7, 2013 at 16:30 — No Comments

Mapping a Planet Under Pressure 2012

Debategraph is collaborating with the Planet Under Pressure 2012 conference team to weave together the arguments, evidence and policy options discussed at the conference into a coherent, dynamic knowledge map that can be shared with, and explored by, a global public audience in the build up to the UN…


Added by David Price on March 25, 2012 at 21:03 — No Comments

Making Sense of Copenhagen?

During the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, The Independent newspaper is using Debategraph as a new kind of global citizen reporting tool to help people around the world make sense collectively of what's happening and not happening at the UN conference.

The process builds on The Independent’s existing cluster of… Continue

Added by David Price on December 9, 2009 at 15:48 — No Comments

ESSENCE and the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen

During COP15 you can keep track of, and participate, in the various GSm ESSENCE sensemaking projects via the links below:

The MIT Climate Collaboratorium team

The Open University Cohere COP15 team

The Copenhagen Summit map… Continue

Added by David Price on December 9, 2009 at 15:47 — No Comments

What should Obama do Next?

In the build up to Obama’s inauguration on 20th January 2009 and across the new administration's first 100 days, Debategraph has teamed up with The Independent newsapaper in the UK to give the world a chance to map and think through what Obama should do next.… Continue

Added by David Price on November 17, 2008 at 23:30 — 17 Comments

Global Sensemaking in 3D the ears of my ears awake and now the eyes of my eyes are opened

e.e. cummings, XAIPE, 65

I returned to Somerset on Tuesday from a memorable journey to New York for the Personal Democracy Forum conference and Berkeley for the… Continue

Added by David Price on July 4, 2008 at 23:00 — 4 Comments

Video Interviews with Mark Klein about the MIT Climate Collaboratorium

Mark was interviewed recently by Dave Witzel, who, among other roles, is a Visiting Senior Program Associate at the Center for Global Development [and now a new member of].

Dave has posted two sections from the interview on… Continue

Added by David Price on June 19, 2008 at 0:00 — No Comments

What shall we call ourselves? The Result...

Many thanks to everyone who voted over the last 48 hours—and particularly to Mark Szpakowski who suggested the two names that topped our first poll.

The result of the second poll was a follows:

Mindful of the votes over the last 48 hours for various other names, I suggest that we regard ourselves as being ever open to the possibility of a further name change; if and when the perfect name emerges.

But for now,… Continue

Added by David Price on May 11, 2008 at 0:30 — 3 Comments

NEW VOTE: What shall we call ourselves? [Deadline 10th May 11:59 pm GMT]


In the best traditions of the Democratic Party, the longlist of names suggested on the Forum resulted in a wide distribution of votes and no clear endorsement across the group (see chart below).

To help clarify the signal, I suggest that we vote again today on the following poll:

Quizzes by…

Added by David Price on May 9, 2008 at 8:30 — 12 Comments

Conference call follow-up activities...

Mark Aakhus has created three excerpts from Jeff's conference call map (which I have uploaded as images in the photos section of the Ning site), all of which are available to edit and view via the HC4D Citrix Compendium site. The three excerpts cover:

> Group Direction

> Next Steps

> Jeff's "200-experts" thought experiment

There are also three suggested action points arising for all members of the group:

(1) Log-on to the Citrix… Continue

Added by David Price on May 6, 2008 at 19:00 — No 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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