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Re: [learningfromeachother] Philosophical portrait of Pamela McLean

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  • Samwel Kongere
    Andrius and Pam, This is really impressive to learn about the knowledge of economy, if economy can trickle from bottom to up. Then a local county farmer may
    Message 1 of 2 , May 12, 2011
      Andrius and Pam,
      This is really impressive to learn about the knowledge of economy, if economy can trickle from bottom to up. Then a local county farmer may smile extraordinarily. Fine i figure and think you; both habour cross intercultural philosophisocal ideas to equal knowledge infested in truth of living wonderful!.
      I enjoyed reading your chat together very encouraging.
      Andrius do you still at the St. Benedict churh choir? I enjoy a one week choir camp at Nyamuga Special school for children with disabillity where the children had their most pleasure. Thank you both for your dreams of knowledge potraits. Good day!
      Peace!
      Samwel.

      On Wed May 11th, 2011 5:21 PM Etc/GMT+12 ms@... wrote:

      >Pamela McLean and I spoke and chatted this week. She sparked the idea
      >that I do philosophical portraits. She agreed to be my first "alpha
      >customer".
      >
      >Pamela, today I read through your post:
      >http://www.dadamac.net/blog/20110411/dont-share-idea-show-prototype
      >and I noted 26 ways of figuring things out (!) that you reference, see:
      >http://www.selflearners.net/ways/#1271
      >I will collect more and try to relate them to the rooms of the House of
      >Knowledge. Also, I can interview you by Skype as you talk about them and
      >other ways you think of. I'm especially curious what each way yielded for
      >you. For example, your way "don't share an idea - show a prototype" led
      >to your online workspace Dadamacadamy.
      >
      >I also look forward to creating philosophical portraits for others who
      >might like to learn my House of Knowledge system and be part of my panel
      >of expert self learners, including Ben de Vries, Perry Recker and Samwel
      >Kongere.
      >
      >Also, tomorrow I hope to set up at http://www.indiegogo.com my first
      >crowdfunding initiative, which is to do a philosophical portrait of Jesus.
      > I will seek $1,000 in one month's time. I hope that there might be
      >people who would like me to do that. I've started on it already here:
      >http://www.selflearners.net/ways/?d=Jesus
      >
      >Thank you, Pamela! and also for telling me about http://www.flattr.com
      >which I think is a very sensible approach to micropayments and I've
      >included a button at my directory http://www.selflearners.net/ways/
      >
      >Pamela, I appreciate very much your thoughts that "philosophical
      >portraits" might be "CVs" for the interdisciplinary people, the specialist
      >generalists like many of us who can understand specialists and help them
      >understand each other, as you say, cross culturally. Indeed, my goal with
      >the House of Knowledge is to facilitate such translations of mindsets
      >across domains and among people.
      >
      >Andrius Kulikauskas
      >ms@...
      >(773) 306-3807
      >Twitter: @selflearners
      >
      >peace and reconciliation... adaptation to climate change... educational
      >systems... http://www.flattr.com... a signal for direction... people?...
      >philosophical portrait... very valuable, ties into the knowledge
      >economy... people tended to have their CVs and their referees from their
      >previous job... now what we need much more is... our trusted networks...
      >what we're able to do... what we like to do... who we are... alternative
      >to the CV... David Pinto could do with that kind of CV... various people
      >in Coalition of the Willing... particularly people who straddle several
      >disciplines... there was expected to be a need for such people... but
      >people who succeeded previously where specialists... whereas people who
      >have a done a bit of everything... specialist generalists... they can
      >stand between people who are narrow specialists... they throw back some
      >comments and the specialists say, yes, you understand... a system for
      >cross cultural mediators... for specialist languages... a strong role
      >now... particularly at developing new computer applications... computer
      >specialists don't quite know what it is... that the users want to be
      >doing... and the users don't understand the potentials and limitations...
      >"I'm having to work for it instead of it having to work for me... because
      >it wasn't designed properly"... you go from one culture to another... and
      >people assume that everybody behaves one way... what people assume is
      >normal but is culturally specific... creates all kinds of problems... when
      >people go outside of their culture to work together... she's written about
      >the role of the crosscultural mediator... trying to break into the
      >academic arena... but it's incredibly difficult to do... have friends in
      >academia... and some academics were editing a book... about pattern
      >languages in education... offered a contribution... wrote about Teachers
      >Talking... and what she extended from that... in crosscultural groups...
      >as in with Minciu Sodas... where she learned... (her post-graduate
      >studies!)... and she's very appreciative... Would dearly love somebody...
      >"don't write an idea, show a prototype"... the Dadamac webspace... explain
      >some of the things it illustrate... her interests are interwoven... and
      >difficult to explain... like a glitter ball in a disco... with so many
      >facets and mirrors... nobody has the time to go through the whole thing...
      >show them one little facet... see themselves and their own interest... the
      >House of Knowledge is a way of relating glitter balls... go inside the
      >glitter ball through one of its facets... loved the name of the group,
      >Orchard of Thoughts... each group was a tree... the wiki is what you
      >planted them in... like trees dropping their leaves... and they are rooted
      >in... and drawing from... and Andrius's role was the farmer... to help
      >shape the individual trees... and crosspollinating... owner of the
      >orchard... the availability of the chat room... was the air, the sunshine,
      >the environment, water... Michael Miranda... in Chicago... some digital
      >divide outreach that he does... between the haves and the have nots...
      >like the philosophical portraits... because believes people will work
      >through their digital history... and their trust networks... and find a
      >way to encapsulate... what they can do... so when people want to swarm
      >with other people... groping towards philosophical portraits... a
      >short-cut of getting to know people
      >
      >Dadamacadamy - Don't share an idea - show a prototype
      >http://www.dadamac.net/blog/20110411/dont-share-idea-show-prototype
      >
      >Dadamacadamy - dream or reality - an action research project
      >http://www.dadamac.net/blog/20110423/dadamacadamy-dream-or-reality-action-research-project
      >
      >ref earning money - acting as consultants - Why Dadamac? - Dadamac - the
      >Internet-enabled alternative to top-down development
      >http://dadamac.posterous.com/dadamac-the-internet-enabled-alternative-to-t
      >
      >why we need collaboration - Pam - we want street lights
      >http://www.dadamac.net/blog/20091015/pam-we-want-street-lights
      >
      >how I see the future - Future We Got - Earth Date Zero Plus 20 -
      >http://www.coalitionblog.org/2010/11/the-future-we-got-%E2%80%93-earth-date-zero-plus-twenty/...
      >
      >Pattern book - Case story
      >https://docs.google.com/document/d/15ZDetpZ2tjMlTVhjvUMCkdoORReZKtaSVBs1Nqtvi3k/edit?authkey=CJPv598K#
      >
      >Pattern: Course design and delivery at a distance.
      >https://docs.google.com/document/d/190X5WO8s3vOTmWN4b0m_VgJcIdRuWKVd3-djGi4MKbg/edit?authkey=CK_v7eEG#
      >
      >Pattern: Cross-Cultural Mediator
      >https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Kjf2Qrq_D7jwmhTCYHR_pmgXCSPCHa-UOkzoDjB9mu4/edit?authkey=CPiylis#
      >
      >Pamela: thank you! ... thank you for listening and being interested ...
      >and for the possibility of the philosophical portrait ... I have some
      >thougths on how his fits into other dadamac things adn whreer you may like
      >to slot in regarding all of that - perhaps we can explore that next time
      >we chat
      >
      >
      >
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