abba's way, pattern language, politics

Thinking in a binary either-or manner hobbles progress.

1055. Thinking in a binary either-or manner hobbles progress.

1055a. Choosing between experts and “the people” solves nothing.

1055b. A car free, integral way of living is a consensus waiting to be implemented.

1055c. Building car-free cyber-communities requires a pilot.

1055d. People need to see what it’s like to live car-free.

1055e. People need to experience lego-like construction that is modular.

1055f. We are talking about a social revolution when we talk car-free.

1055g. A car free future requires a visionary entrepreneur.

1055f. A car-free future requires attention to the ethics and aesthetics of existence.

1055g. Car-free is a future with a vital, local economy at its core.

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Three Facebook Posts

Selected from of recent posts and slideshows  about the social network.

In general Facebook is as significant on the Web as any named entity. And the Web is on its way to becoming the way we create our world.

Why Gibbs is Going to Facebook

This is more obvious than silly putty was when it came out.
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Do You Use Facebook?

Do You Use Facebook? This is not an idle question. It comes down to the world that is coming. What sort of connection do we want? What sort of connection will events force us to have?
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Social-Networking: Will Google Blow Facebook Out of the Water?

Social-Networking: Will Google Blow Facebook Out of The Water? Google is becoming a social network. Facebook owns first place. Google means to change that. Is Facebook up to the challenge? Some thoughts.
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Twitter Tip: Paring Down Your Following List

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Twitter Tip: Paring Down Your Following List

Tweepi is presently the only utility I use to manage my Twitter activity.  You can pare down the number of folk you follow according to multiple criteria. Reducing the number of people you follow is a choice, not a necessity. Eliminating persons you follow who do not follow you back is likewise a choice.

I value followers who retweet or reply to my tweets. I list these as Folk you should follow. I use these lists to find salient tweets to pass on. You can find these lists at https://twitter.com/stephencrose

Updated March 9, 2013

 

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