Transduction — leading transformation — Issue #32

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8 February — OPCC/APACE Commissioning Academy, now recruiting

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Food Security — Is the UK already in Crisis? Tickets, Wed 12 Jan 2022 at 18:00 | Eventbrite

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Eventbrite — The Lunar Society, Birmingham presents Food Security — Is the UK already in Crisis? — Wednesday, 12 January 2022 — Find event and ticket information.

SCiO Virtual Open Meeting — 17 January 2022 | Systems Convening from Bev and Etienne Wenger-Trayner, and Scenario Planning from Julio Graham, 18:30 UK time

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SCiO Virtual Open Meeting — January 2022 | SCiO SCiO Virtual Open Meeting — January 2022 Virtual Open Meeting: A series of presentations of general interest to Systems & Complexity in Organisation’s members and others. About this Event SCiO organises Open Meetings to provide opportunities for practitioners to learn and develop new practice, to build […]

public | service | transformation

Early help for children and families — an article by Richard Selwyn

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E3M | “Don’t think you can’t do these things, because you can” — a legal perspective on Human Learning Systems

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This blog was written by Julian Blake of E3M partner Stone King for the Human Learning Systems (HLS) website and we are pleased to share it on ours as we believe our approach in E3M is complementary to the work of HLS.

systems | complexity | cybernetics

Demanding Change: Where does learning take place? Richard Veryard (from a conversation with Harish Jose and others)

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Harish Jose tweeted “Organizations do not learn. Organizations are not humans. #Stacey #Complexity(?)” And this generated an interesting set of responses, and the blog below from Richard Veryard. My own initial response was to respond to this response from @fluffbuster: “Their ability to replicate their essential identity from moment to moment, irrespective of who works […]

Bridging the Systems Thinking Capabilities Gap

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This is a recording of the conference “Bridging the Systems Thinking Capability Gap: To Improve Decision-Making and Create a Better World” which took place o…

Systems Thinking Ontario — 2022–01–10

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2022–01–10 January 10 (the second Monday of the month) is the 96th meeting for Systems Thinking Ontario. The registration will be at https://living-becoming-st-on.eventbrite.ca Living, Becoming, Process Philosophy: Systems Thinking in Time Structure is an arrangement in space. Process is an arrangement in time. Beyond being, living systems can be seen as becoming. Are we overlooking […]

A Quick Look at 4 Films that Address Systems Change | by Nora Bateson | Jan, 2022 | Medium | Systems Community of Inquiry

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A Quick Look at 4 Films that Address Systems Change Nora Bateson A Quick Look at 4 Films that Address Systems Change | by Nora Bateson | Jan, 2022 | Medium

Complexity Sciences — Vigni (2021)

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h/t Michael Garfield — who talks about this as ‘complexity as a platform’ rather than a discipline Complexity Sciences | Science & Technology Studies Complexity Sciences A Scientific Platform Authors Fabrizio Li VigniLISIS, UGE https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5763-7446 DOI: https://doi.org/10.23987/sts.97027 Abstract Social scientists have proposed several concepts to give account of the way scientific life organizes. By studying “complexity sciences” […]

Permaculture as a Complex System Collective Emergence

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Permaculture as a Complex System Collective Emergence How to the empower the localization movement with local cryptocurrencies by Collective Emergence

A Mathematical Theory of Communication — Shannon (1948)

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A Brief Introduction on Shannon’s Information Theory January 2016 DOI:10.13140/RG.2.1.2912.3604 Ricky X. F. Chen, University of Virginia https://www.researchgate.net/publication/291831205_A_Brief_Introduction_on_Shannon%27s_Information_Theory The paper: A Mathematical Theory of Communication A Mathematical Theory of Communication — Wikipedia

Management Systems: A Viable Approach (book) | Maurice Yolles (1999)

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Management Systems: A Viable Approach — Maurice Yolles (PDF) Management Systems: A Viable Approach | Maurice Yolles — Academia.edu This text explore the nature of management systems, explores the nature of methodology and method. and then presents a number of relativistic methodologies in the systems domain that are able to cope with social complexity. Case […]

organisational development / transformation

A centennial tribute to Gregory Bateson 1904–1980 and his influence on the fields of organizational development and action research | Hawkins (2004)

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A centennial tribute to Gregory Bateson 1904–1980 and his influence on the fields of organizational development and action research Peter Hawkins 2004, Action Research (PDF) A centennial tribute to Gregory Bateson 1904–1980 and his influence on the fields of organizational development and action research | Peter Hawkins — Academia.edu

ethics in public service

IPSE calls for more clarity on IR35 following Defra and MoJ non-compliance verdicts | IPSE

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IPSE is calling for more clarity around IR35, following the news that the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) have received tax bills totalling just over £120m for IR35 non-compliance.

Tory peer Michelle Mone secretly involved in PPE firm she referred to government | Coronavirus | The Guardian

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Exclusive: Leaked files suggest Mone and her husband were involved in business given £200m contracts

environmental and social justice

We have evolved powerful mechanisms for healing one another | Aeon Essays

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When a person is in distress, we can draw on deep, evolved mechanisms to calm the storm, through attention, touch and care

more brain food

Prevalence-induced concept change in human judgment — Levari et al (2018)

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source (via Naomi Most): Prevalence-induced concept change in human judgment — PubMed Prevalence-induced concept change in human judgment David E Levari 1, Daniel T Gilbert 2, Timothy D Wilson 3, Beau Sievers 4, David M Amodio 5, Thalia Wheatley 4Affiliations expand PMID: 29954981 DOI: 10.1126/science.aap8731 Abstract Why do some social problems seem so intractable? In a series of experiments, we show that people often respond to decreases in the […]

There really are 50 Eskimo words for ‘snow’

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Some recent podcasts I have enjoyed which are relevant to our theme…

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Ram Dass Here and Now — the Mechanics of Mind https://overcast.fm/+GdAurE7c youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9vzf_oeNvw podcast web page https://www.ramdass.org/ram-dass-here-and-now-ep-187-the-mechanics-of-mind/ “Ultimately, the art is you need models to function in the universe, models of mind, you need structures, but you hold them so lightly. You hold them so lightly.” — Ram Dass General Intellect Unit 082 — John […]

Why You Should Question Your Reality | by Erman Misirlisoy, PhD | Nov, 2021 | Medium

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Why You Should Question Your Reality Erman Misirlisoy, PhD Nov 29, 2021 Why You Should Question Your Reality | by Erman Misirlisoy, PhD | Nov, 2021 | Medium ‘Perceptual creep’

Transmission T-019: David Wolpert on statistical tools for making pandemic predictions | Santa Fe Institute

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Transmission T-019: David Wolpert on statistical tools for making pandemic predictions Detail of the figure “Night” from the tomb of Giuliano de’ Medici. Michelangelo Buonarroti. Marble. 1523 APRIL 20, 2020 Transmission T-019: David Wolpert on statistical tools for making pandemic predictions | Santa Fe Institute

Boquila trifoliolata, a vine that wraps around host plants and mimics their leaves — including an artificial plastic host plant

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boquila https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982214002693 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/15592324.2021.1977530?needAccess=true via Marcel Froehlich @FroelichMarcel and Tom Bray @TomBray on twitter

Hotel Chocolat : A short history of coffee culture | MarketScreener

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Ever wondered how coffee became such a key part of socialising, meetings, and culture in general? Coffee is more than a beverage, it’s a cultural phenomenon. From brewed drip… | December 31, 2021

The Radically Embodied Conscious Cybernetic Bayesian Brain: From Free Energy to Free Will and Back Again — Safron (2021)

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The Radically Embodied Conscious Cybernetic Bayesian Brain: From Free Energy to Free Will and Back Again by Adam Safron Entropy | Free Full-Text | The Radically Embodied Conscious Cybernetic Bayesian Brain: From Free Energy to Free Will and Back Again

TikTok from Point Being

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TikTok video from Point Being (@pointbeing): “My first TikTok. Joining the metaverse. The point is becoming. https://www.patreon.com/abs_tract #CRT#leftist#therock#abstract TikTo#therockk”. original sound.

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