Episode 034: Systems Thinking in the Real World

May 24th, 2017 · 1 hr 1 min

About this Episode

00:16 – Welcome to “Missives from the Future of Tech: Ladies’ Night Edition” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!”

01:20 – Where the Lines Cross; Social Responsibility of Engineers

Tragedy of the Commons

06:53 – Why We Do What We Do

09:03 – Surviving and Functioning For All Humans: Basic Social Support

16:20 – Preventing Infrastructure Decay and Advancing the Whole

19:54 – “The Cycle of Safety”

The Diamond Age: Or, a Young Lady’s Illustrated Primer by Neal Stephenson

25:21 – Scarcity

30:15 – Where are we focusing?

33:25 – Reframing The Tragedy of the Commons; Gatekeeping

The Broken Promise of Open Source by Coraline Ada Ehmke

37:56 – Organizations as Business AND Schools

The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization by Peter M. Senge

40:25 – Abundance and Barter Systems


Coraline: Access to technology as a human right.

Janelle: Where is all the knowledge in the world? Where does the knowledge flows? What are the gates that get in the way of knowledge flows?

Astrid: What would you do if money wasn’t a factor?

Jessica: Software has to hold the keys. It’s the closest thing to magic that we’ve ever had.

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