It happens every year. Once again I find myself at a loss when trying to make sense of the just-completed Northern Voice. I am not capable of pulling together a comprehensive summary, so allow me to toss out a few thoughts that I had, and some memories I will treasure. WordCamp Education felt a bit […]
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Spontaneous Connections, originally uploaded by cogdogblog. I’m finishing off a short paper, but before I submit it I feel I need to incorporate some additional real-world examples that demonstrate how the power of openness combined with network effects can result in surprising and serendipitous outcomes. Readers of this blog will recognise some of the examples […]
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More Canada, originally uploaded by elmada. So, obviously I am somewhat relieved to see that Canada’s unfashionable and stodgy regulatory culture has meant a relatively healthy banking sector, at least for now… Though our heavy dependence on exports to the USA ties our economic fortunes to our southern neighbour anyway… But I was thrown by […]
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