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How Far Over the Climate Precipice are we?

In this episode of “The Progressive Commentary Hour” Gary Null and I discuss the severity of the climate crisis and how far over the cliff we really are. 288 more words

Abrupt Climate Change

So I figured out programming:
“Always write code because it doesn’t work.”

Nexleaf Analytics: Feedback in the cookstove sector

Carbon offsets have delivered many millions of dollars to finance cookstoves, for better or worse–probably, alas, for worse. Since the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves… 1,225 more words

Nonprofits

Feedback Summit 2017: Power to the people?

David Bonbright traces his belief in the power of voice back to a peaceful revolution. Decades ago, while living and working in South Africa as a human rights lawyer, a grant-maker with the Ford Foundation and a founder of nonprofits, Bonbright was deeply moved by the way the anti-apartheid movement was accountable to its members and their ideas. 1,186 more words

Nonprofits

Week Two - Systems Thinking and the Core of Ecology

The thoughts expressed in the first paragraph of this reflection are in part my reaction to the ideas expressed by Donella H. Meadows.  For anyone reading this blog without access to the course material, this reading can be found in her book Thinking in Systems: A Primer, in the introduction and chapter one.  813 more words

Sustainability

Biological Annihilation on Earth is Accelerating. Nature Bats Last.

Today I conducted my first interview as ‘Host’ on Nature Nats Last on PRN.FM where I interviewed Professor Guy McPherson, the former host and founder of the show named after Professor McPherson’s website… 721 more words

The Essence of SAFe

Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) can look quite complicated and intimating at first glance. However the essence of SAFe is pretty simple:

  • Fractal Plan-Do-Check-Act feedback loops (Team- and Program-level)
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Software Development