OSE Manifesto in Spanish – Chapter 1

The OSE Manifesto is being translated into Chinese, French, and Spanish. Here is the first chapter in Spanish. Capítulo 1: “Ábrete Sésamo” Translated by Sebastian Sepulveda “Fuente-Abierta Total” es un concepto filosófico y cultural que es esencial para la creación de un mundo próspero y en armonía, un mundo que funcione con un 100% de …

Answers: Robert Steele to Kevjn Lim on Big Data

Kevjn Lim is an independent writer and Middle East foreign policy analyst at Open Briefing: The Civil Society Intelligence Agency. In the latter half of 2013, he was Turkey representative for the Syria Needs Analysis Project (SNAP), covering the Syrian crisis in the northern governorates and Turkey. From 2007-2011, he served as delegate with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in …

900 Years of Tree Diagrams, the Most Important Data Viz Tool in History

900 Years of Tree Diagrams, the Most Important Data Viz Tool in History By Kyle VanHemert WIRED, 04.08.14 You’d be excused for thinking infographics are a modern invention. We’ve witnessed an explosion of data visualization in the last half decade, and only occasionally are we reminded of the field’s historical forebears, like Florence Nightingale’s polar …

Review: Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

Doug Rushkoff 5.0 out of 5 stars Rich Manifesto for Humanity — Hit Pause, Do NOT Let IT Fry Your Brain, March 21, 2013 In some ways this book picks up from Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television and Silicon Snake Oil: Second Thoughts on the Information Highway but it has its own structure …

Open Power: Democracy Lost & Found Essay, Book Review Blurbs and Links [Updated 3 MAR 2015]

NEW: Kindle Book Open Power ($2.99) OLD: Core Documents for Both Initiatives (Free) OLD: the foundation book The Open Source Everything Manifesto ROBERT STEELE: There are two schools of thought on effecting political (and hence economic and social) reform. One school is the school of love — this school emphasizes trust building and doing no …