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My new Credo

Based on the above quote from the brilliant network dynamics scientist Alessandro Vespignani. All my efforts on every level of OSI and on every scale can be traced back to this IDEA. It gives me energy to proceed and help … Continue reading

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The Global Protests- updated nov 12

Drawing by Tjeerd Royaards in NRC Handelsblad (quality paper in The Netherlands) See also my other recent blog about this :  https://theconnectivist.wordpress.com/2019/10/23/chile/ Including the countries of the Warm Arabian Winter ! Marokko, Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Syria, Irak, Turkey.  … Continue reading

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the Mindfuck book is out!

Really “must read” book from Christopher Wylie, one of the witnesses of the crime of the century: the one that not only fucked us but destroyed DEMOCRACY in the process, on behalf of the power hungry companies, advertising media and … Continue reading

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Chile and Lebanon vs. the Parasites of Colonialism

  And then it started. Sudden huge demonstrations in: Hong Kong, Chile, Lebanon, London, The Hague, Berlin, etc. etc.   “Coordinated Communities” in Cities/ City regions. WATCH: 1 million people have taken to the streets of Santiago in what is believed … Continue reading

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What can WE do: 10 WE are a Force, Find The Others, connect and cooperate

This is a remarkable book, and timely! It shows what WE should do on the right side of History. “Team Human” (Norton & Company, inc 2019) by the famous Douglas Rushkoff, has the following subtitle: [ Our Technologies, markets and cultural … Continue reading

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What can WE do: 9 Stop Obeying the NeoLib Gang

The following article in the Guardian by George Monbiot explains where the shit we have to face nowadays is coming from and who is blocking democracy: the NeoLib Gang. They are on the wrong side of history. All over the … Continue reading

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What can WE do, 8 : The Fifth Network Effect: The Law of P2P Cooperation and scaling up

Nothing is as practical as a good theory (or recipe that works)!!! 1. You may know the FOUR network effects (the Laws of: Sarnoff, Metcalfe, Reed and Van Till), see: https://theconnectivist.wordpress.com/2015/03/25/np9-engines-for-the-new-power-the-four-network-effects/ But there is a Fifth Network Effect, which is … Continue reading

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