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Christopher Smerald
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Climate Change 360 degree Issues perspective.

Started Jul 25, 2011 0 Replies

I would love some input from any of you who have tried to map the climate change issue to feeed into an MIT collaborative intelligence crowd-sourcing project that I am part of the crowd on: …Continue

Tags: Collaboration, Change, Climate

Communities II

Started this conversation. Last reply by Christopher Smerald Jun 22, 2010. 2 Replies

I am restarting Ulrich’s thread on community. There was a lot of very interesting dialog which seems to have gone dormant while unfinished.Community for me has an element of locality and cooperation,…Continue


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Please indicate your World Café experience (ONLY IF YOU HAVE ACTUAL WORLD CAFE EXPERIENCE) in one or more of the following roles:
If you are new to the World Cafe, would you please share how you heard about this community?
Member referral from someone who joined an internet facilitation research group I recently started.
What field is the primary focus of your World Café work (ONLY CHECK AREAS WHERE YOU ARE ALREADY ACTIVELY USING WORLD CAFE PLEASE)?
Education, Corporate, Religion, Online, Government, Community
What knowledge, skills or resources would you like to contribute to the World Café community to help it grow and flourish?
Actuary and risk management advisor with a abilility and drive to find the root of complex issues and find simple or al least workable solutions. Experience and insights regarding governance and how to improve it. Strong interfaith and world governance interests. Willing to muck in on solving complex issues that hinder openness, transparancy, responsibility, accountability, empathy and etc.
What would you most like to receive from this community?
A space to assist with or develop ideas towards facilitating constructive dialog over the internet through tools and governance developed to help persons or organizations of all types explore their ideas or share their concerns. Ultimately this may lead to a perspective databank that allows each person or organization to see themselves from many perspectives and connect up with groups that can further their constructive aims. Interested in developing taxonomies to facilitate the aggregation of lessons learned and etc.
What haven't we asked that you'd like to share?
pljom: passion leverage -join overlapping missions. On day 1 of setting up a group to explore internet facilitation and dialog you virtually made us redundant, good work! although we may still kick your tires and see if you are fit for our purposes.

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Summer project fruits

Posted on November 15, 2010 at 1:17am 1 Comment

I have extracted the results of initial research into documenting dialog thinking about: Dialog: content, skills, learning, and how it can be made more searchable and sharable. I would be very interested in comments on my approach and ideas for improving things or related work others are involved in. This first attachment is in the way of explaining the…


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At 8:01am on May 9, 2010, Amy Lenzo said…
Welcome, Christopher!

I'm excited by your ideas... let's talk!
At 2:29pm on May 5, 2010, Benjamin Aaron Degenhart said…
aah, gotcha, ok :) wish you the best for your visions Christopher! pljom is the name of the group?
best, /b
At 12:33pm on May 5, 2010, Benjamin Aaron Degenhart said…
Hi Christopher, welcome to this World Cafe Online Community of Learning and Practice.

Sounds good what you are up to! how is it coming along for you?
Please help me understand your last answer, how did we make you redundant?

May this space serve you well...

Please let me know if i can help you with anything here, best wishes,
Benjamin [Global Communications team member]


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