Monthly Archives: October 2009

Links and Tweets of the Week: October 31, 2009 (Scary Hallowe’en Edition)

BLOG Links and Tweets of the Week: October 31, 2009 (Scary Hallowe’en Edition) PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION’S COLLAPSE Here Comes the End of Debt: Stoneleigh from Automatic Earth, in an interview with The Oil Drum Europe, argues that we’re in for … Continue reading

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Maybe That’s What It Takes

BLOG Maybe That’s What It Takes As my retirement looms closer, I’ve been giving some more thought about exactly what I’ll be doing with my days when I retire. In my previous post Intention to Practice I summarized the nine … Continue reading

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Bailouts for Dummies

BLOG Bailouts for Dummies Lately I’ve been reading more about economics, in self-defence against all the corporatist-government thievery and lies going on out there. I’m aware that most people find what is happening in our economy and financial systems unfathomable, … Continue reading

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Dave Talks With Themselves

BLOG Dave Talks With Themselves Pssst! Hey, you! Mind Figment Processor That Believes Itself To Be ‘Dave’ (M-BID)!* It’s us, the Complicity of Dave’s Organs (CODO). You know, the ‘real’ Dave you have deluded yourself into believing ‘you’ somehow embody. Why … Continue reading

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Links and Tweets of the Week: October 24, 2009

BLOG Links and Tweets of the Week: October 24, 2009 PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION’S COLLAPSE Why Demonstrations Aren’t (Nearly) Enough: Keith Farnish, who made the ‘alternative’ 350ppm logo above, argues that if we really think that participating in a 350.org event … Continue reading

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Nobody Knows Anything

BLOG Nobody Knows Anything It’s been forty years since I graduated from high school, and I’ve spent most of that forty years in the business world. Now I’m about to retire and I’m thinking back on what I’ve learned that … Continue reading

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World Made By Hand

Since I’m working on a novel and/or screenplay called The Only Life We Know, set in 2200, long after industrial civilization’s collapse, I’m busy researching other utopian/dystopian novels about the future. James Kunstler’s book World Made By Hand was an … Continue reading

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Invitation to KMWorld 2009

BLOG Invitation to KMWorld 2009 I’m not sure whether, since I’m retiring soon, I’ll be invited to present at Knowledge Management conferences from now on. So if you’re able to make it to KMWorld 2009 in San Jose November 16-19 … Continue reading

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Links and Tweets of the Week: October 17, 2009

BLOG Links and Tweets of the Week: October 17, 2009 PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION’S COLLAPSE The Cascading Crises of Civilizational Collapse: An excellent, fact-packed, carefully-argued explanation of peak oil and how it will, in combination with other crises of this century, bring … Continue reading

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Sustainable Work, Sustainable Life

BLOG Sustainable Work, Sustainable Life Earlier this month I wrote about the possibility of developing a Finding Your Sweet Spot Workbook to accompany my book Finding the Sweet Spot. I proposed a schema of nine types of what might be … Continue reading

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