Joi Ito: The Practice of Change

Joi Ito: The Practice of Change
I strongly recommend reading and commenting Joi Ito's The Practice of Change. How I survived being interested in everything. Joi starts with an Abstract: "Over the last century civilization has systematically supported a market- based approach to developing technical, financial, social and legal tools that focus on efficiency, growth and productivity. In this manner we have achieved considerable progress on some of the most pressing humanitarian challenges, such as eradicating infectious diseases and making life easier and more convenient. However, we have often put our tools and methods to use with little regard to their systemic or long-term effects, and have thereby created a set of new, interconnected, and more complex problems. Our new problems require new approaches: new understanding, solution design and intervention. Yet we continue to try to solve these new problems with the same tools that caused them." Then the question is: "How can we understand and effectively intervene in interconnected complex adaptive systems?". Joi gives three contributions to addressing the matter: "1. A post-Internet framework for understanding and intervening in complex adaptive systems. 2. Learnings from the creation and management of post-Internet organizations that can be applied to designing and deploying interventions. 3. How and why we must change the values of society from one based on the measurement of financial value to flourishing and robustness." In this post I'm [...]

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