Incredible Escape Artist: No chains can hold him back. He escapes from reality.
In the network era, developing the skills of a master artisan in every field of work will be critical for success. While getting work done collaboratively will continue to be of importance in all organizations, it will not be enough. New ideas will have to come from our professional networks in order to keep pace with innovation and change in our fields. More importantly, a safe place is needed to connect these new ideas to the work to be done.
Communities of practice will continue to grow as knowledge artisans need to integrate their work and learning in a trusted space. As the gig economy dominates, communities of practice can bring some stability to our professional development. These are owned by the practitioners themselves, not an association and not an organization. You know you are in a real community of practice when it changes your practice.
Psychedelics are about as powerful and useful as Broccoli or Ginger (and yes, Broccoli, Ginger and a host of other 'common' plants are THAT powerful - just without the flashy perceptual fireworks and tendency for post-usage messianic ego-inflation, that are characteristic of Psychedelics)
"There is no better indication of the limits of psychedelics to lead to self improvement than a rich guy tripping balls and deciding to patent ‘shrooms" (via)
Excerpts from the article: Ayahuasca changed this hedge funder’s life. Now he’s bankrolling a psychedelic boom (LATimes) about Sa’ad Shah of Noeticfund
Stages of Grief
Auguste Rodin's (1840-1917) unfinished sculpture "Gate of Hell" will be inaugurated at the Quirinale stables in Rome on October 15, 2021. On loan from the Rodin Museum in Paris, the «Inferno» exhibition will remain open until 9 January 2022.
With many focusing on tomorrow’s Cyber Polygon exercise, less attention has been paid to the World Economic Forum’s real ambitions in cybersecurity – to create a global organization aimed at gutting even the possibility of anonymity online. With the governments of the US, UK and Israel on board, along with some of the world’s most powerful corporations, it is important to pay attention to their endgame, not just the simulations.