This is the living and expanding version of "Society 2.0: designing an action research into the next
civilization" talk that George Pór gave at 2gether08, an unconference held in London, July 2-3, 2008,which was "a festival of ideas, popular
technologies and progress." The original slide presentation can be downloaded from Jump Time Players, where "Society 2.0" is blogged about.
2gather08 was a remarkable, high-energy unconference in London, July 2-3, 2008, "a festival of ideas, popular
technologies and progress."
Inspired by meetings I had the week before at the Shambhala Insitute of Authentic Leadership in Nova Scotia, about the Collective Intelligence Convergence website in Montreal, and the "Café U" action research in Boston, I decided to sum up my current thinking on the issues that I started exploring in Spiraling up.
We are prototyping a new research methodology inspired by the
principles and practices of Theoru U, the World Café, Appreciative
Inquiry and other disciplines.
Our intention is to develop, test and
improve that prototype in the current and future contexts. It is a generative research model of inquirying
into what becomes possible when social technologies connect for
emergence. To what new individual and collective capabilities can that
We are using the Web and related technologies as important enablers of the prototype's scalability.
Tenneson Woolf, one of the Art of Hosting Stewards, has some interesting content in his blog. I am particular fascinated by these simple principles, which will lead us to emergence. They were shared by Debbie Frieze, co-director of Berkana.
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Submitted by Ria Baeck on November 1, 2007 - 14:12.
Below you find the first conversation about Stewarding the AoH web, which was harvested and posted here. Below this are some follow-up conversations, posted as comments - best to read them from bottom to top, if you want the in chronological order.