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Harold Jarche’s tools list

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I completely agree on several items from Jarche’s list…especially Wirearchy, one of the best and most consistent blogs in the knowledge world.

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Written by ryanlanham

January 18, 2009 at 12:58 pm

Posted in Worth Reading

The Indian Economy Blog wonders whether we can trust economists…

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Worth reading economist Uwe Reinhardt’s comments at the Indian Economy Blog.  I’ve been asking similar questions and coming to similar conclusions to what has been written here.

Written by ryanlanham

January 17, 2009 at 9:43 pm

Posted in Worth Reading

The uniqueness of the self

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Gerald Edelman in Discover provides an amazing little article about his insights into self based on the structure, function and organization of human brains. 

All the more reason why collaboration is sooooooo important.

Written by ryanlanham

January 16, 2009 at 6:30 pm

ScienceDebate 2008

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The website at ScienceDebate 2008 was intended for the US election, but it tracks lots of useful media stories and factoids concerning scientific research and research agendas.

Written by ryanlanham

January 16, 2009 at 6:00 pm

Posted in Worth Reading

Steven Pinker takes on morality and whether humans are ready for it

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Pinker is always entertaining.  In the NY Times  Magazine recently he took on morality and whether humans are ready to deploy the tools evolution seems to have furnished to us.  From a governance standpoint, the answer would have to be a resounding no.

Written by ryanlanham

January 13, 2009 at 3:37 pm

A new world oil import/export map

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Sarah Kuck at World Changing highlights a new Rocky Mountain Institute map of global oil imports and exports.

Written by ryanlanham

January 10, 2009 at 3:20 pm

Posted in Crises, Worth Reading

P2P’s nice library on open source

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Michel Bauwens has built a very interesting and useful library on open source information.  Find it here. It is particular rich in iPod-ready podcasts and webcasts. More cheers for the P2P Foundation!

Written by ryanlanham

January 10, 2009 at 3:05 pm

Posted in Worth Reading