Author Archives: wrenchinthegears

Remote Killing Comes Home To Silicon Valley

Today I head up to Tempe, AZ where I plan to spend a few days exploring the campus of Arizona State University, the playground of Michael Crow, founding board chair of In-Q-Tel. The school is a center of technological education and life gaming chock full of researchers tasked with delving into bioengineering, complexity theory, big-data […]

Images From the Labyrinth – Glittering Intentions From Sweden and Florida’s Space Coast

I have a friend, Peninsolar, who’s been navigating a new life in Sweden after unexpected dislocation. Peninsolar is an artist who works in sound and images, an explorer and interpreter of big thoughts and intriguing places. He sent me images of early snows there, signaling the winter storytelling season. I felt transformed by the window […]

Looking Around the Labyrinth in Utah – A Guest Post About Primary Promise And The Transformation of Children’s Healthcare

Primary Promise and the “Transformation” of Children’s Healthcare By Julene Humes As a mother, grandmother, and Waldorf teacher of young children, an article on entitled “3 ways the Primary Promise Initiative will create the nation’s model health system for children” caught my attention. Intermountain Healthcare (IHC), the largest healthcare provider in the Intermountain West, […]

Practicing Play In A Logic Layer That Incentivizes Sword Fights

I’ve been gifted quite a few insights from James Carse’s “Finite and Infinite Games” over the past month. Thank you Paul for recommending it to me a few years back. In yesterday’s livestream I reflect on Carse’s ideas of “winning,” “invisibility” before a perceived audience, and the power of “touch” as a language in contrast […]

Introducing Letters From Around the Labyrinth – Maria in Mexico

The feature image is taken from a 2017 report, Impact Bonds in Mexico: Opportunities and Challenges, sponsored by Brookings Institution, incubator for the Center for Universal Education, and Ethos, a sustainability think tank based in Mexico City that advances policy innovation. For awhile now I’ve been encouraging those who follow my work to try out […]