Combinatimics: exploring better rhythms for better lives

Chaos & Trauma We live in a chaotic & traumatized world. Given the ambient chaos, it's natural to think about things like phase transitions and bifurcations. Likewise it is natural to think about diversity. America's diversity is often cited as a strength, and it is. But there are unhelpful forms of diversity. And these unhelpful… Continue reading Combinatimics: exploring better rhythms for better lives

Topologies of intelligence, combinatorial synesthesia, & emergent technologies

In my last post, I claimed There is still hope on our horizons, particularly when you explore them with an intelligent teamMountains Beyond Molehills: Recovering the Lost Art of the Mathematics of Empathy Such a statement begs the question: "What is an intelligent team?" Intelligence There are all kinds of definitions of "intelligence" depending on… Continue reading Topologies of intelligence, combinatorial synesthesia, & emergent technologies

Barefoot Book Clubs, AKA, Conflict Clubs

On my mind Some things on my mind right now include: PolarizationTraumaLocalismNeighborhoodsForgiveness AgingHealthcareAlcoholics AnonymousTeamworkDebtDisagreements PovertyZebrasTap DanceThe Blues Likewise, I have a lot of questions on my mind. For example: What is the value of a question? For that matter, what is the value of forgiveness, or love? Or the value of a perspective gained or… Continue reading Barefoot Book Clubs, AKA, Conflict Clubs

the moral obligation to be data literate

dispatches from an age of deep fakes & chaotically creative destruction As data has grown more than our ability to process it, more & more of us are feeling pressed for time. Millions of dollars change hands every year for time-saving hacks, apps, books, seminars… Technology promised to make us more productive & save us time. But… Continue reading the moral obligation to be data literate