The “organic digital society” may be a mythical topic to some, but to an increasingly pivotal trans-local community, such matters of online coordination for ecological transformation have become their bread and butter.
Between the contemporary paradigm shifts of Web3, whole systems design science, and a critical mass of post-millenium voices…
For the minority of the global population who have encountered the term “permaculture”, many still hold a limited view of this design system, associating it (with historical accuracy) to farming — but only farming.
If there that’s true, then the challenge has only begun.
Who chooses what we need to learn, when there’s so much to pay attention to and a lack of certainty about what matters?
What should be on the curriculum for the leaders of 2030? 2040?
What on earth will be relevant by…
I’m reflecting on a video call with my collaborators, Philippe Greier and Marc Thibault. It’s a stormy day in Wellington, and my plans for the year are being cancelled one by one in the face of COVID — 19.
Things are going to get worse. What can I do now…
This post is an exploration on the emergence of digital localism and community, and how it stands in solidarity with decolonization movements worldwide. I’m writing from a personal perspective, as someone who is working actively for ecosocial justice, yet lacks ancestral connection to land and culture. …
Consciousness as unmanifest.
Commons as manifested collective unconscious.
A collective which expands beyond control,
Metamicromacro patterned Being.
“Seeds lead into sparks who speak.”
Another audio recording, erased.
My tech game is weak.
and my words went unheard
Waking up to consciousness & waking up to climate.
A multi-faceted inquiry which addresses the overall inadequacy of closure experiences in most business models today, this book is an interesting study into a pattern of our culture which (at least in the structure of today’s mainstream world) gets pretty awkward at the stage where one life cycle comes to…
You are about to read Part 1 of a 10-part series exploring the relevance of Open Space Technology (OST) to Social Permaculture Design.
This piece sets the tone for Self-Organization as a key mechanism in a design practice which emphasizes the eventual redundancy of the designer.
Stay tuned for these…
How to find the right question?
Start at the end.
What is going, what is going to be? What is? What since?
How could you ever know?
If you plant it, it will grow.
Reflect upon the landscape.
Like a dream
How the light and the water move
Across the horizon between spaces
Above the earth and below the sky
Which stage is the moon?
And where have you been
Or what has changed since you last asked the question?
Here. nowhere. Everything.
Anywhere that has a centre.
Still Tuning in.
— Answers (and/or questions)
to guestions I get about
doing, going, being, and becoming.
The ones I give