Transduction — leading transformation — Issue #49

What I’ve learned from my puppy.

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Social media really is for sharing pet pictures — sorry, but there’s no way around it. It’s good to have something to chew on. A backlog of (pe)email can be very distracting. It’s easier to get into a tight corner than get out. No to-do list is more important than a cuddle. Sometimes it’s nice just to … Continue reading What I’ve learned from my puppy. →

SAVVI — a system approach to identifying vulnerability

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I recently found out about SAVVI, which stands for “a Scalable Approach to Vulnerability via Interoperability”. SAVVI, led by Tameside Council and sponsored by GMCA, aims to use data to find vulnerable people. The project is developing a catalogue of datasets, their sources and the basis on which they can be used by organisations delivering […]

Carbon Capture Deep Dive: A Systems Change Perspective May 28, 2022 ONLINE CONFERENCE — Systems Change Alliance

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I’m excited to be facilitating a systems thinking session at this event Carbon Capture Deep Dive:A Systems Change Perspective May 28, 2022 ONLINE CONFERENCE Carbon Capture Deep Dive — Systems Change Alliance Join Brian Von Herzen (Climate Foundation), Paul Streifeneder (Pleistocene and Permafrost Foundation), Kim Bye Bruun (Northern Lights), Benjamin Taylor and Laura Griffiths (Red […]

SCiO monthly events newsletter — May & June 2022

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SCiO monthly events newsletter — May & June 2022 Hello, This is the end-April monthly events mailing from SCiO. Click on the flags or group titles below to go to the events that interest you. Please remember that you can attend online events organised by any of the SCiO groups if they are held in a […]

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter

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Did IBM Help Nazis in WWII? https://bit.ly/3y6p8wz “Thomas J. Watson, IBM’s chairman from 1915 to 1956, and other top level IBM executives in New York, knowingly allowed the Nazis to use IBM technology in order to protect company’s profits.” Is this the same Watson?!

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter

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Is there a good resource that lists British actions in WWII between Dunkirk and D-Day?

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter

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Anyone have a use for http://ninelms.info? I figured it would be useful to someone with all the development going on but nothing yet!

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “LOL My first ever permaban from an online community comes from Reddit’s r/greenandpleasant for politely suggesting that there was not, actually, a push to privatise the NHS — and providing evidence. Why do the left consistently undermine themselves by exaggerating and even lying?”

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LOL My first ever permaban from an online community comes from Reddit’s r/greenandpleasant for politely suggesting that there was not, actually, a push to privatise the NHS — and providing evidence. Why do the left consistently undermine themselves by exaggerating and even lying?

Jack Shaw on Twitter

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Reading about competitive bidding this morning and was reminded of what I wrote in March about the Community Renewal Fund. The financial cost wasn’t too overbearing, but the ‘opportunity cost’ of bidding matters:

Social Capital Rapid Review: Call for Evidence — What Works Wellbeing

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How to Ungrade

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Without much critical examination, teachers accept they have to grade, students accept being graded, and none of us spend enough time thinking about the why, when, and whether of grades.

New frontiers in funding, philanthropy and investment | JRF

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An invitation to ‘save the date’ for a two-day conference — New frontiers in funding, philanthropy and investment.

Dani Donovan on Twitter

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the ADHD urge to use parenthesis in every sentence (because every thought comes with additional bonus content)

‘Wholesale undermining of transparency’: What do we know about the Cabinet Office clearing house?

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Ahead of the release of a PACAC report into the secretive unit, CSW speaks to three FoI experts to find out their concerns about the clearing house

On Productivity

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Analysis and ideas on addressing the gaps in economic performance across the UK

Ivo Velitchkov on Twitter

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“our scientific strategies for the complex system shall be, not slavish and inappropriate copies of the strategies used in physics and chemistry, but new strategies, genuinely adapted to the special peculiarities of the complex system. “ ~ Ross Ashby, 1958

Apps are too complex so maybe features should be ownable and tradable (Interconnected)

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Tom Pride on Twitter

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“If I am ever asked to produce my ID card as evidence that I am who I say I am I will take that card out of my wallet and physically eat it in the presence of whatever emanation of the state has demanded that I produce it.” @BorisJohnson 2004. Yesterday Johnson passed a law …

UK government drops maternity charity after critical tweets | Maternity & paternity rights | The Guardian

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Group championing rights of new mothers and pregnant women removed after commenting on government’s lack of progress

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