Do you ever do that thing where you cite a particular seminal work so frequently that you think you know it so well but you actually sort of forget the finer argument? It’s incredibly embarassing, not to mention counter-productive, if you get caught out. (!) As I am laying the foundations for my doctoral research
This is a really useful infographic that actually uses the benefits of spatial relationships inherent in mindmapping. Beyond the capitalist paradigm is a mapping from BlaqSwans and the P2P foundation and their blog the Commons Transition. These guys are working on what the sharing economy actually means, going beyond discourse as a marketing tool and
We have this cultural understanding that ideas are sparks, that there is a Eureka moment, when suddenly the penny drops, the apple falls from the tree and the planets are spinning around the sun. However, what happens before that? How do we sow ground fertile for good ideas?