First 100 Days: Harness the genie of citizen engagement
"Don Tapscott is chairman of the think tank nGenera Insight and the author of 13 books on the impact of the Internet on society. His latest book, Grown Up Digital: How the Net Generation is Changing your World, discusses the Obama campaign and its implications for democracy."
Yes, They Could. So They Did.
“Why this mad, insane plan to travel across India in a caravan of solar electric cars and jatropha trucks with solar music, art, dance and a potent message for climate solutions? Well … the world needs crazy ideas to change things, because the conventional way of thinking is not working anymore.”
Design Science News Vol. 10 No. 2
Best Case, Worst Case MG Taylor Modeling Language, Best Case, Worst Case Model
Start Up the Risk-Takers
"Reading the news that General Motors and Chrysler are now lining up for another $20 billion or so in government aid — on top of the billions they’ve already received or requested — leaves me with the sick feeling that we are subsidizing the losers and for only one reason: because they claim that their funerals would cost more than keeping them on life support. Sorry, friends, but this is not the American way. Bailing out the losers is not how we got rich as a country, and it is not how we’ll get out of this crisis."
Public Sphere Project
The purpose of the Public Sphere Project is to help create and support equitable and effective public spheres all over the world.
The Difference That Makes a Difference
"How do you know when to stop doing research," I asked her, "Don't you keep finding new sources?" "Of course," she said. "You always find new material. Your research is done when it stops making a difference to your interpretation."
BioThinking - Nine Provocations
"Here are nine rather counter-intuitive recommendations for your business. They are based on the idea that businesses are living organisms — and so the best ways to design and nurture them are those successfully evolved by nature over 3.5 billion years of R&D."
The Easiest Way to Change People's Behavior
What part does environment play in creativity?