A week in Tweets: 17-23 July 2011

Catch-up time again, with another (somewhat delayed) week’s-worth of Tweets and links. Usual sort-of-categories in the usual sort-of way, with the usual no-quite-sort-of ‘Read more…’ link first:

Business-oriented ‘big-picture’ stuff – enterprise-architecture, innovation, business-models, that kind of thing:

  • unorder: New post – No fun at work: values in action http://is.gd/MIMMA4 >oops… espoused vs enacted values… #entarch
  • SAlhir: RT @SKHolt MRT @doofusdan: Conflict clouds? http://bit.ly/oh33jO #sealean ME: Link is to the best on line TOC resource. #tocot >Theory of Constraints ( #systemsthinking , not #itarch )
  • gkathan: RT @simplicableanna: How do you covert the knowledge in an architect’s head into valuable metrics? http://bit.ly/oIcF1g #entarch #metrics #cxo #dashboard
  • oscarberg: If an organization is really living its values, the storytelling within it reflects those values // When management needs to explicitly state the orgs values in communication to employees, something is fundamentally wrong // Values don’t get implemented simply by saying them out loud – only by acting consistently with the values >story as key to #entarch
  • kvistgaard: “meta-” comes first but only afterward >really nice way to put one of the paradoxes of #entarch
  • greblhad: The problem with all disciplines of architecture is the focus on static details in sacrifice of dynamic interaction >a difficult trade-off in #entarch etc – hence the dreaded ‘future state’…
  • SAlhir: RT @bizshrink New post: Corporate Fear http://bit.ly/germane-fear >why soft-skills are so important in #entarch etc
  • SAlhir: RT @Digitaltonto 4 Things to Know About Brand Value http://bit.ly/ndsxVF >hmm… right idea, not-quite-right motivation? #bmgen #bizarch #entarch
  • aojensen: SBVR – http://www.omg.org/spec/SBVR/1.0/ #businessrules #pdays
  • Bebela239: RT @Jabaldaia: Wisdom on people born between 1946 and 1966 http://bit.ly/gIZucv #km #entarch #bizstory
  • aojensen: Ron Ross: avoid enterprise-wide data models. They will ultimately fail. >disagree: is not true for ‘backbone’ partial-models: see http://bit.ly/kFP3cL
  • tetradian: [post] Enterprise Debt and the Shirky Principle http://bit.ly/nap6z6 #entarch #enterprisedebt
  • BillIves: new post @OscarBerg on Enterprise Transparency http://bit.ly/nJUHIv
  • business_design: RT @PaulSweeney: @business_design If telling “a customer story”, think “scene, characters, decision arcs”. #bizstory
  • rseroter: #infoq article: Covers biz architect role and features interview with Tom (@tetradian) Graves. #entarch http://bit.ly/qh4dyj
  • ArtBourbon: RT #infoq Tom Graves (@tetradian) interview  #entarch http://bit.ly/qh4dyj interesting mention of eTOM – Activities  in Bus Model Canvas ?
  • jdevoo: RT @jhagel: Very sad – Borders to liquidate http://on.wsj.com/oJUVAg >> agree; visits to bookstore as complement to narrow recommendation engines
  • ironick: RT @PatrickSteyaert: Cynefin, Panarchy, PDCA, OODA and value curves http://bit.ly/pWPuLD #lean #adaptive #cynefin #pdca #ooda #complexity #panarchy
  • kvistgaard: RT @samarin: <blogpost> Linkedin: In one word, what is the single largest problem facing #entarch? http://lnkd.in/7JVyzh >a useful graphic summary of responses
  • greblhad: If you are working at high speed each detail is a blur. If you are working at slow speed each pattern is a haze. – Speed skills #entarch
  • tetradian: [post] Why the bottom-line doesn’t come first in enterprise-architecture http://bit.ly/qAc6AJ #entarch #bizarch #ogaus
  • chrisdpotts: I keep reading that IT consumerization is about the tech that employees use. The IT that customers use now matters more. #CIO #entarch
  • aojensen: RT @alecsharp: “Processes and people are assets, even though they’re not on the balance sheet.” >no! waah! see http://bit.ly/5TLun6 #entarch
  • gkathan: Do One Thing Well: Post by Leo Babauta. I’m often asked how you can start doing work you love http://bit.ly/ntk0h4 #entarch
  • greblhad: RT @martinfowler: A good overview of Demings’s 14 points from @dpjoyce http://leanandkanban.wordpress.com/2011/07/15/demings-14-points/
  • tetradian: [post] Enterprise-architecture – let’s keep it simple http://bit.ly/o4r3qz #entarch #bizarch #definition #ogaus
  • chrisdpotts: @tetradian What comes first in an enterprise, and with that its architecture, is determined by the people whose enterprise it is. // You can choose whether you want be an architect of my enterprise, fair enough, but not what my enterprise is. #entarch
  • greblhad: I know my view, but how do you view me that is the Q. http://slidesha.re/uFWz4 >”Rock Bands, Guitar Heroes & Management Theory”
  • greblhad: RT “@hakan_nordgren: Clinical competence, and whether a doctor is good, or not http://bit.ly/q7MOVk ” < just as valid for #entarch
  • business_design: Most important skill for any new business model: listening and act upon it! Listen, learn, pivot, … #bmgen #custdev #leanstartup
  • mikejwalker: OpenGroup Austin: on keynotes Day 1 http://bit.ly/r5eC14 Day 2 http://bit.ly/oG50nr #entarch #bizarch #ogaus
  • mikejwalker: New World of Enterprise Architecture–From IT Arch to EA Presentation http://bit.ly/p5TDIs #entarch #bizarch #ogaus
  • SAlhir: RT @FredCuellar: Inc: How to Sell on Value Rather Than Price http://bit.ly/qi0rSu via @zite #bizarch #bmgen
  • mikeburke: [post] Architectural Principles – implications and contrast with ‘policy’ http://bit.ly/pdqREX #entarch #itarch
  • davidcushman: Musing about corporate growth. Good until you are strong enough. Beyond that wasteful or cancerous? #entarch
  • Cybersal: “Modernization has put the snail in Royal Mail” http://bit.ly/oJJ6eQ Taylorism gone mad? >yes. #entarch #bizarch (disclosure: I personally advised one of the management against doing this, for exactly the reasons now experienced)
  • tetradian: [post] Do enterprise-architects design the enterprise? http://bit.ly/ovWnkx #entarch (for @chrisdpotts @robert_phipps)
  • chrisdpotts: There are Enterprise Architects, and enterprise architects. #entarch >as Chris explains in his book ‘recrEAtion’, the Enterprise Architect is the CEO – others are enterprise architects
  • adrianrcampbell: RecrEAtion by Chris Potts http://bit.ly/d1zCAQ – must-read book for enterprise architects, C-level execs #EntArch #CEO
  • EAatWork: Contradiction: If you get to close to to details you do not see the architecture but successful architecture is about details : RecrEAtion
  • hebsgaard: RT @thebyard: Is Being Transparent With Customers Overrated? http://twb.io/qlunRt #thebyard #e2conf #bizarch
  • chrisdpotts: Think Enterprise Architects should be more involved in strategy? Go on. Get involved. Make better things happen. #entarch
  • tetradian: [post] More on business-models http://bit.ly/nMEeuJ #entarch #bizarch #bmgen
  • oscarberg: Why put everything into boxes (or circles)? The whole point with networks is that info can flow to anyone. // Networks are amorphous. Shape implies constraints. Serendipity does not like constraints.
  • Bebela239: RT @Forrester_all: Jeff Scott: Teleconference: The Current State Of Business Architecture http://eqent.me/o6WTV3 #bizarch
  • mikejwalker: Great Read – Business Model Generation http://bit.ly/mX33C0 #entarch #bizarch >another EA recommendation for #bmgen 🙂
  • davidcushman: The march to open business is inevitable – so why aren’t you acting?:  http://bit.ly/oXXjEZ
  • SAlhir: RT @fastcompany: The People, Processes And Philosophies Of Innovative Companies http://su.pr/2CYmnb /via @FastCoLeaders #bizarch #entarch
  • nickmalik: [post] New Rule: The implementation of EA will look like the Governance of EA http://bit.ly/puE3WK >recommend #entarch
  • joemckendrick: We all are ‘Enterprises of One.’ All resources, compute power & networking power of a major corp. Even those who already work at corps. #collab #entarch
  • greblhad: A great community is based on what people can contribute. Likewise a great architecture is based on what people can contribute. >strong agree
  • iyigun: Linux 3.0 release delayed because of a late patch http://goo.gl/Iwdnz where enterprise values makes a difference #entarch >yes!
  • jdevoo: RT @johnthackara: “Resilience can be defined very precisely: it’s the opposite of efficiency” http://bit.ly/qXofBO #entarch
  • gkathan: RT @mike_lach Thoughts on #bmgen canvas, business capabilities and processes http://bit.ly/nmJ7n5 #bizarch < #entarch relevant
  • kvistgaard: “[#BPM] definition cannot be worked out, it can only emerge” in yet another good post by @anatoly_mt http://bit.ly/p4ptXp >also applies to interface between #bpm and #entarch etc
  • business_design: Excellent resource (e.g. for presos or #bmgen canvas) RT @thulme: nice clean [free] icons: http://thenounproject.com/

A back-and-forth on trust as a theme in enterprise-architecture:

  • greblhad: Where there is no trust enterprise architecture carry little value >trust is key to all #entarch #bizarch etc
  • thoughttrans: @tetradian trust is key to everything!
  • Robert_Phipps: @tetradian @greblhad lack of trust probably accounts 4 #complexity of specific archs but does it really  effect value of #entarch itself?
  • greblhad: @Robert_Phipps @tetradian No trust means low buy in on shared vision, that usually has the effect that people find their own solutions.
  • thoughttrans: @tetradian Look for opportunities to expand not pain. Earn their trust first in a positive sense, not the pain. // orgs need to dramatically change. focus on pain is keeping you in the same paradigm // #entarch #bizarch needs to focus on what is working and expand…the pain will disappear naturally

A reprise on that ‘trust’ theme:

  • Bebela239: RT @HarvardBiz: The Deepest Deficit: Trust http://s.hbr.org/pkfWEe >trust is key in #entarch #economics – if trust is lost, so is the enterprise
  • AussiMike: @tetradian hmm…not clear to me why entarch is any different from the human condition..we rely on trust to interconnect..
  • tetradian: @AussiMike “not clear to me why entarch is any different from the human condition” – it isn’t. that’s the whole point. 🙂 // (…or, we need to ask why biz so often thinks it _is_ different from ‘the human condition’… 😐 )
  • tetradian: [post] Trust and the enterprise http://bit.ly/pBDobh #entarch #bizarch #bmgen #bpm

An interesting ‘enterprise-architecture’ back-and-forth around tattoos, brands and the like:

  • florian__: I wish I were a chef just to justify the cool tats RT @Zagat, @financialtimes http://zagat.bz/o6ppfR >signs/symbols of commitment to the shared-enterprise? #entarch #bizstory
  • tetradian: [post] To understand shared-enterprise, look for the tattoos http://bit.ly/qLXtVv #entarch #ogaus
  • chrisdpotts: RT @tetradian: To understand shared-enterprise, look for the tattoos http://bit.ly/qLXtVv #entarch | Great! (I differ with you re. Brands.) // A Brand is not (simply) a corporate identity, or a generic symbol. It is an emotional commitment, often deep. #entarch #CMO
  • tetradian: @chrisdpotts strong agree re “emotional commitment, often deep” – point i was making is that tattoo is personal, brand is collective // perhaps one difference might be that we commit _to_ a brand, but _with_ a tattoo?
  • chrisdpotts: @tetradian “Look, I don’t wanna be the same as everybody else. That’s why I’m a Mod, see?” Quadrophenia (movie) // This_is_a_valued_symbol_of_your_own_personal_Brand. But I believe it runs deeper than just linking words.
  • tetradian: @chrisdpotts yes, agree. there’s a whole area of #bizarch around brands, seemingly almost unexplored so far: good topic to discuss somewhen?
  • chrisdpotts: @tetradian A much more valuable #entarch topic than the ‘business centric’ one.  From RecrEAtion, you’ll know that I’m experiences-centric.
  • tetradian: @chrisdpotts yep, strong agree.  (we do agree sometimes. 🙂 )
  • chrisdpotts: @tetradian We need to work on #Brand from the overarching #entarch perspective (ie market) before get down to #bizarch
  • chrisdpotts: @tetradian No we don’t (is this a 5-minute argument, or the full half-hour?) #montypython

Another useful back-and-forth, this time on principles and enterprise-architecture:

  • toddbiske: New #entarch blog post on Principles and Implications, interested in your feedback. http://bit.ly/rmiWn5
  • greblhad: @toddbiske What about the systems thinking where behaviour is a result of systems design.
  • toddbiske: @greblhad Systems behavior might be a result of system design, but people’s behavior is not.
  • greblhad: Every Enterprise must at some point face its history
  • toddbiske: Should principle implications form the basis for your auditable standards and guidelines?  #entarch
  • tetradian: @toddbiske: ‘Systems behavior might be result of system design, people’s behavior is not’ – system is dominant ‘attractor’ for behaviour
  • greblhad: @toddbiske If not by designing systems, then how do you propose to guide people towards a specific behavior?
  • toddbiske: @greblhad It has to be about setting expectations and measuring adherence to those expectations.
  • toddbiske: @tetradian If the activities are system-driven, then system can drive behavior. If the activities are not, then systems have minor influence // Raises a question.  Do I:  1) try to guide correct behavior independent of systems support, or … // Try to add systems that will guide/force correct behavior.
  • chrisdpotts: @toddbiske @tetradian  Actual behaviors=the system.  May not be the same, of course, as a model of the system. #entarch #bizecology
  • toddbiske: RT @chrisdpotts Actual behaviors=the system. < If we define system in this way (I was thinking info system), there’s not much to debate.
  • chrisdpotts: @toddbiske Debate is how best to change the system (i.e. actual behaviors), given a design for how it should behave differently.
  • chrisdpotts: @mikeburke Principles: statements of truth/belief.  Policies: a way of implementing principles.
  • chrisdpotts: @toddbiske #entarch Principles: Design; Behavioral. http://bit.ly/rmiWn5 At a client I was with early 2011, we settled on five of each. // The Behavioral Principles are the solid foundations of #entarch strategy.
  • greblhad: @toddbiske would what you suggest be a part of the design of the whole system?
  • tetradian: @toddbiske [apols for delay] both 1 & 2 – but it’s context-dependent, so study the ‘attractor’ first to choose emphases for each

Narrative-knowledge, creativity, leadership and other stuff related to in-person collaboration:

  • SAlhir: RT @Leadershipfreak Takers abuse generous ppl. “How to Navigate the Perils of Generosity” http://bit.ly/oMzzwz >regrettably-necessary advice #collab etc
  • oscarberg: Do You Empower or Influence?: http://bit.ly/bx1hqV via @larshaahr #collab
  • KMskunkworks: TY for the RT @MyLinguistics: RT @mrouldug: Senior mgrs not happy with #KM > The Future of KM in people not technology http://wp.me/pUfyy-8s >strong agree
  • DavidGurteen: Blog Post: On Cafe Conversations; Connections & Collaboration http://bit.ly/oaHuS9 >good summary #km #collab (technique is based in part on World Cafe http://www.theworldcafe.com/ )
  • davegray: RT @iChrisBarnes: Start the week with curiosity, exploration, flexibility, and imagination. Great @davegray #gamestorming talk: http://bit.ly/pPFU4M
  • thoughttrans: ‘Screenwriting for web-writer’ – This is also very useful for video preparation! http://ow.ly/5Hezr #bizstory
  • oscarberg: Designing The Future Office: Challenge and Innovate Current Management Practices http://bit.ly/n9gWxC #e20 #socbiz #entarch #orgarch #collab
  • iyigun: RT @tetradian RT @jdevoo: The 5 Kinds of Communities http://j.mp/nGwrWV. > […] > reordered: “purpose, place, perspective, practice, past” #collab
  • unorder: Scripted messages from internal comms is killing leaders’ communication, esp. in audio and video. Need more unscripted lo-fi chats w stories >from ‘Cluetrain’ – “message is always in a human voice”…
  • getstoried: Just discovered this cool organization – The Story of Place Institute http://bit.ly/qwp0Wx #storytelling #enviro #community >see also Common Ground http://www.england-in-particular.info/cg/distinctiveness/d-index.html http://www.england-in-particular.info/cg/parishmaps/m-index.html and Transition Towns http://www.transitionnetwork.org/
  • getstoried: Great piece! RT @traciuxd The CSS of Design #Storytelling: Context, Spine, and Structure – http://zite.to/qvYFRY via @cariplino #bizstory
  • davegray: RT @jorgebarba: How To Hold A Design Jam In 53 Minutes http://bit.ly/ptaMbI via @OpenForum – by @matthewemay #gamestorming
  • gkathan: RT @mcgoverntheory: There’s a difference between being a leader of other people and just being louder than other people. #CIO #entarch #scrum #leadership
  • thoughttrans: RT @sniukas: How to wreck a fledgling innovation project: 10 Mistakes at the Start of #Innovation | InnovationManagement http://bit.ly/o7Z4oM
  • DavidGurteen: If You Want to Kill Innovation, Reward It! Alfie Kohn http://bit.ly/1f2aZr >a return to the important #norewards theme
  • BillIves: RT @nahumg: Musicians Are Probably Smarter Than Rest Of Us http://j.mp/nqZXYV > agreed
  • JosvanOosten: Leest: Confronting stupid http://bit.ly/rrAm7i >another good one from Seth Godin
  • unorder: “Stories are people, place, and trouble” Jay O’Callahan #storytelling #bizstory
  • chrisdpotts: HBR: Pay gaps between executives & other employees may undermine cohesion in enterprises’ architectures http://bit.ly/nwSdT2 #entarch #bizarch
  • ironick: Proof that REST’s generic interface (esp. generic verbs) approach is superior! Vague verbs improve problem solving: http://bit.ly/qFOrux
  • Bonifer: How Steve Jobs defines improvisation for business: http://bit.ly/pFFGRd #gamechangers >”unplanned collaboration”
  • SAlhir: RT @DavidHolzmer: Why Creative People Are Rarely Seen as Leaders http://zite.to/pKmMv7 RT @hjameswilson
  • SAlhir: RT @jumpthecurve: A Powerful Question: What Don’t I Know? http://bit.ly/nUTOEH
  • getstoried: “Stories are how we think. They are how we make meaning of life. Call them schemas, scripts, cognitive…” http://tumblr.com/xcw3n3k9jb >great quote #bizstory
  • business_design: every now and then I’m rattled by self-doubts… now is such a time #entrepreneurship #bmgen >occupational hazard.. 😐
  • KMskunkworks: Complexity: Mapping Knowledge Management http://wp.me/pUfyy-8M >interesting… equiv for #entarch, perhaps?
  • SAlhir: RT @Jabaldaia: Urgent! Need critical thinking (full-time) http://bit.ly/gXglsV

‘Enterprise 2.0’, social-media and other items around online-collaboration:

  • oscarberg: RT @mariogastaldi: What mobile apps are essential for collaboration on the go? http://flpbd.it/tKsO < #Mobile #collaboration use cases
  • BillIves: check out @darwineco Management Innovation Exchange Hack entry [‘Liberating Emerging Knowledge’] http://bit.ly/oKVSwd #MIX #km #e20
  • oscarberg: Enterprise social networks are not (only) corporate communication tools http://flpbd.it/LarG by @bduperrin #e20 #intranet
  • jdevoo: RT @anneadk: Good article on transmedia http://bit.ly/jiiK8r >recommend #bizstory for #entarch etc
  • davidcushman: RT @novaspivack: The new social media landscape: A roadmap for how it’s all going to shake out. http://bit.ly/nBWKwj >useful summary/comparison of distinct roles of Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Twitter #socbiz

IT-architecture, IT-systems and other stuff related to IT:

  • gkathan: #entarch skills and according interview questions – http://bit.ly/qUJT9W >useful but #itarch only, not #entarch
  • gkathan: RT @dougnewdick: Nice post w good points RT @simplicableanna: TOGAF is for rookies http://bit.ly/nkoeAl #togaf #entarch #enterprisearchitecture #cio
  • simonbrown: Very nice; software architecture as “stewardship”… http://bit.ly/n17iMl (Rebecca Wirfs-Brock) >also a good term in #entarch etc
  • joemckendrick: when u talk about delivering composite apps, & deliver w cloud, u become a svc provider & broker of tech as well as builder.. // IT depts becoming brokers of services: Kelly Emo, HP #hpagility // Cloud/3rd party apps create new challenge to Agile software dev methodology (devs/bus teams work together, iterately) Kelly Emo, #hpagility // Elasticity in the cloud is virtualization squared, Matt Morgan HP #hpagility
  • craigleberry: Enterprise Architects case study on Google to Microsoft switch http://lnkd.in/ixVaVQ >practical #itarch / #entarch for a smaller multinational
  • kvistgaard: RT @umpirsky: Why Scrum will never work http://wp.me/pj08-86 >painfully accurate 🙂 – for #entarch etc too…
  • aojensen: Next [Mac] OS X to be codenamed Garfield. Slow, bloated and resource hungry. *purrrrh* >oops – someone isn’t happy – and it seems to be a common feeling, too… #bizarch
  • simonbrown: RT @unclebobmartin: Software projects have grown to a complexity that requires significant experience and discipline to avoid disaster. >…and architecture too. #swarch #itarch #entarch
  • davidcushman: RT @adders: The HTML5 boom is coming. Fast. http://j.mp/mXmjdL #ux #itarch

Another brief back-and-forth on the anatomy and purpose of the Archimate notation:

  • tetradian: [post] Is Archimate too IT-centric for enterprise-architecture? http://bit.ly/owUSLW #entarch #archimate
  • ArtBourbon: RT @Tetradian. Is Archimate too IT-centric for enterprise-architecture? http://bit.ly/owUSLW #entarch #archimate > question worth asking
  • RolandWoldt: Is #archimate the next self-acclaimed standar like #BPMN? Good article by @tetradian http://bit.ly/owUSLW
  • kvistgaard: RT @tetradian: [post] Is #Archimate too IT-centric for #entarch? http://bit.ly/owUSLW <- as notation maybe, as underlying concepts no

The social big-picture, such as society, culture, economics and environment:

  • SAlhir: RT @agile_exec @NYTimesFriedman The Clash of Generations http://nyti.ms/nbEGxK >well worth a read – the real driver behind the ‘Arab Spring’, coming to your own country very soon… #economics #society
  • SAlhir: RT @rsarasua @umairh ” what’s stagnating not just our economy — but our human potential” from @umairh http://bit.ly/omOe4i
  • SAlhir: RT @Annemcx @VisceralBiz Ecosystem economics http://bbc.in/qkiaKl #visceral #bmgen #economics
  • oscarberg: RT @VenessaMiemis: The 9 Laws of God http://bit.ly/fTuF1 via kevin kelly >is about ecosystems, not religion 🙂 #systems
  • business_design: 🙂 RT @stevedenning: Most popular on Forbes right now: Why is the world run by bean counters? http://onforb.es/o8k6cP #economics #bizarch
  • SAlhir: RT @openworld Temptations of empire, and their undoings http://j.mp/qLThRj | Reason #society culture #economics
  • davidcushman: RT @brainpicker: Colonizing Space – fantastic vintage NASA video from the 1970s, the golden age of space optimism http://j.mp/oweOY5 >a somewhat poignant comment on what could indeed have been, and wasn’t – perhaps useful sometimes to ask why not…
  • unorder: RT @clarityrules: Social movement needs  IDEAS + NARRATIVE + SYMBOLS + LEADERS.  Potent stimulus for grassroots demand.  TED talk  http://bit.ly/ojVVxm
  • Bebela239: Why unemployment matters – not only in USA – it is about PEOPLE all over the world! http://bit.ly/oPGeZf >#economics is people
  • tetradian: [post] The perils of plagiarism http://bit.ly/nd23Lv
  • SAlhir: RT @VenessaMiemis nice download [pdf] by @joi – The Power of Open #creativecommons http://thepowerofopen.org/
  • florian__: “Hostilities On Display at India-Pakistan Border” http://goo.gl/rYC27 by @TomWrightAsia >v.interesting example of sort-of-competitive military ritual #society #culture
  • davegray: RT @resmini: RT @agpublic: Urbanflow Helsinki, towards an “operating system for cities”: http://vimeo.com/26030147 #pervasiveia #xchannel #iset (via @bruces)
  • davidcushman: RT @AjitJaokar: The patent panic hitting the App Store developers http://bit.ly/r1aYgb >sigh… yet another reason why the insane concept of ‘intellectual property’ should be scrapped… #economics #society
  • practicingEA: Cybernetic anthropology – love the idea! how will post digital age change us? // More on cybernetic anthro – what happens when the world begins to respond to us based on context? @caseorganic @forrester #entarch
  • jdevoo: RT @adamwerbach: Economists estimate $893 million in economic damages per tonne of C02 emitted http://bit.ly/r6NixH cc @TEEB4ME >nearly $1billion per tonne! – yikes… 🙁 #economics #sustainability
  • joemckendrick: RT @jessiwrites @andrewchen Last time there was a bubble, the internet was 120 million dial-up. Today it is two billion connected devices >yikes… do I hear the words ‘accentuated risk’…?
  • DavidGurteen: Is our civilization in its final century, and is there is nothing we can do to prevent its collapse? http://bit.ly/rdWwT5 >interesting challenges on #society #economics #sustainability, and on #entarch too
  • BillIves: Why McLuhan’s chilling vision still matters today http://bit.ly/qVICJF via @sympmarc #society #culture #media
  • SAlhir: RT @DavidHolzmer: Perspective on our economy and the impact on real people. Poignant. [Indeed!]  http://ow.ly/5Jl4y RT @nilofe #society #culture #economics
  • Bebela239: RT @HarvardBiz: HBR: Shareholder Capitalism Is Dead http://s.hbr.org/q2pG1E >oops… – note the warning at the end of the article… #economics #entarch #bizarch
  • SystemsWiki: http://bit.ly/pgaNl3 #SysThnk Is there an alarming similarity between businesses and a parasites? >good point…
  • from the Libya blog: President Lincoln had these words for the US Congress in 1865: ““The money powers prey upon the nation in times of peace and conspire against it in times of adversity. It is more despotic than a monarchy, more insolent than autocracy, and more selfish than bureaucracy. It denounces as public enemies, all who question its methods or throw light upon its crimes…. corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money powers of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands and the Republic is destroyed.”
  • jdevoo: The Shift from eGov to WeGov http://j.mp/pTVVHj #politics #society

And, of course, that category-that-is-not-a-category:

  • rettema: 20 Fantastic Full Screen Text Editor for Distraction Free Writing http://twurl.nl/ycxhof
  • DavidGurteen: Google+: The Complete Guide http://on.mash.to/o5tOQb
  • j_watt: RT @symplicit: “Film was good, but the app is amazing!” Sign of the times? True for this stunning iPad app designed by ex-Pixar animator http://ow.ly/5CU34
  • basvg: Just found the “start G+” extension for Chrome to integrate G+ with twitter. Awesome, everything in the browser!
  • kvistgaard: [pic] Butterfly on my laptop http://twitpic.com/5s9hmd >lovely… 🙂
  • thoughttrans: Not related to #entarch or #bizarch but a GREAT love story I just had to share. http://ow.ly/5I0Qh
  • jdevoo: RT @jhagel: As Borders bites the dust, support bookstores on the edge http://bit.ly/ogwsLU via @WaltPascoe >> bookstores as connection places >danger danger! interesting bookstores! 🙂 (see the comments for other bookstores that may be nearer you)
  • davegray: RT @eric_andersen: Well-grounded post on Google+: pros and cons, and why we’re still waiting… http://j.mp/q91gWn /by @samanthamcgarry
  • jdevoo: RT @milesparker: Traumatic brain injuries: experience from a series of 700+ head injuries in Asterix&Obelix http://bit.ly/pw8PT4 via @jensvp >a fun item for all Asterix lovers! 🙂
  • davegray: I’m using @rapportive photos, notes and social contact profiles for Gmail. http://rapportive.com/ cc @bo & thanks for the tip @jasoncalcanis >looks worth exploring
  • getstoried: Are u in Google+ but still standing on sidelines? (ME too) – RT @blogworld 101+ Bloggers break it ALL down http://bit.ly/ohud3N #tutorial
  • bartleeten: Delightful web-discovery: Brainpickings.org – http://www.brainpickings.org/
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