Alison writes 'Walking and Writing' in London is a prelude to the themes we will be exploring subsequently at OST 2014 from my home in Tostat, in the foothills of the French Pyrenees. So, for this AMED Writers’ Group session, I thought it would be good to highlight some of the themes that particularly intrigue me, and open…See More
"A paradox that has been dancing around for me since the event has to do with dissolving leadership altogether. As a strong believer in the notion that the wise leader (like the philosopher king and benevolent despot) is a temporary stopgap whilst we…"
A joint AMED / Exeter University CLS Network post-publication workshop following the outstanding Autumn 2013 ‘Leadership Paradoxes’ issue of e-O&P, which was guest edited by the CLS Network of Exeter University.'Leadership Paradoxes'Click here to read the editorial of the 'Leadership Paradoxes' edition of e-O&P, and to find out more about the journal's contents.Purpose and ProcessThis is a welcome…See More
Reading your write-up - I'm sorry I wasn't there - what jumps out is your point about what's lost in the 'confident retelling'. How narrative smooths over the cracks and masks the ambiguities. It's true of all…"
Yes, that's very interesting about Wikipedia. My hunch would be that, as with tides, liberalism, skirts, etc. there will be a constant ebb/flow, to/fro, up/down between the forces of inclusionism and deletionism."
"Reading the notes made me dizzy and I didn't follow many of the links. I wish I'd been there. Melanie's comment gives me some encouragement although I'm still unsure about how to deal with my feelings of overwhelm. I am comforted…"
"Reading all this about knowledge and how much more we can accumulate on and from the net I was remindered of the following quote from Tao Te Ching:
‘Along the way to knowledge,
Many things are accumulated.
Along the way to wisdom,
"Great stuff Andrew, thank you for the stimulants on Friday.
Love that pic - like you're directing a contemplative prequel to a mess of Wallender, Marx, eco-systems in paradise (or Parkhead), cleavage, pastry, underwater publishing and Mack the…"
"Andrew and Bob
I'd like to respond to your very thoughtproviking ideas about the future (or lack of) publishing and web information (specifically WIKIPEDIA) from the angle of the Consumer of the Information.
Although I cannot articulate this…"
For me, so many hares were set up running in this session that I hardly know where to start. However, one particular hare that's currently exercising me (for fairly obvious reasons!) is that of editing in the context of the freedom and…"
I hope you are well. When you've got a moment in the next week or so, perhaps we could arrange to have a chat about the session you'll be facilitating for the AWG on 21 August? Can you suggest a couple of times convenient to you when I might call you?