Pharma-Banking Consultant Andrew Pek Landed in the Executive Suite of Children’s Health Defense this February – What Happened?

Last night I did a stream outlining the work history of Andrew Pek, a long-time corporate consultant specializing in design thinking whose client base centered high-profile multinational pharmaceutical and financial firms. Pek was selected to become Chief Operating Officer for Children’s Health Defense (CHD) in February of 2023 according to an email sent out to […]

Slime Mold, Substrate and Social Media – Guest Post by Quantum Heart Cafe

This is a guest post from¬† Quantum Heart Cafe, the first in a series of letters on Stephen Johnson’s book, “Emergence.” If you want additional information on slime mold, be sure to check out a recent guest post, “The Game of Slime,” by Daruchan. April 2023 Dear Alison, A couple of months ago, I was […]

Guest Post – An Over-the-Top Explanation on the Elaboration Likelihood Model of Persuasion

The following is a guest post by Washington Sean that takes us further down the road of managed persuasion towards emergence. Given the fraught nature of digital communications, this is an example of the best outcome – intentional, non-transactional collaboration where each person uses their gifts and unique perspective to bring more clarity to the […]

Unity Advantages Systems of Power, Asymmetrical Engagement Not So Much

Yesterday I did a livestream responding to some comments that had been made on my blog, my youtube channel, and Twitter, plus a recent email exchange about the RFK Jr. candidacy. You can see them (not the email, because it was privately sent) below. I touched on the following topics: Pressure for unity and groupthink […]

Morphogenesis: A Speculative Introduction – Guest Post by Lorraine Davison

I few weeks ago I shared a few clips from Michael Levin’s interview with Lex Fridman on bioelectricity and morphogenesis. The next day, Lorraine, who had previously contributed a two-part analysis of a book on Teilhard de Chardin and the Omega Point, reached out to say that she had a piece of writing that may […]

River Keeping, Water Programming, Upstate New York, and a Camelot Campaign – Some Working Notes

The day before yesterday I broke out the last hour of my livestream on persuasion techniques, which centered a critique of Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s candidacy. You can watch it here. The post got a lot of comments (for my channel at least). They weren’t inflammatory, and I thank you all for that! Keep it […]

Open Education Resources in Texas Part 2 – Virtual Apprenticeships, the Origins of OER, HP, and OpenStax at Rice

This is the stream from last night. It’s the second installment in a series Lynn Davenport, based in Dallas, and I are working on to explain the true nature of open education resources with respect to extended reality and human capital finance. Click here for part one. Slidedeck here. This part covers slides #30 to […]