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bill aal and Michael Maranda are now friends
Sep 1, 2011
Michael Maranda replied to Michael Maranda's discussion 'Stewardship and Open Culture' in the group Coalition of the Willing
"Pam MacLean posted a response on this topic:  http://dadamac.posterous.com/stewardship-and-open-culture-and-dadamac"
Mar 10, 2011
melissa kelley commented on Michael Maranda's blog post 'Project Matching aka ProM "Dating" in the Transition Movement'
"I was reading the Bio's on the persons involved in this dating website project, and I have to say that I feel a bit out of their league when it comes to creative expertise.  I am a Physical Therapist who wants to meet a man that shares my…"
Mar 8, 2011
Michael Maranda left a comment for Sarah Sabine Stern
"Thanks for the welcome!  "
Mar 8, 2011
Michael Maranda replied to David Braden's discussion 'A Collaboration for Leaders' in the group Leadership Becomes A Choice!
"Who is proposing an academic exercise?  Was that in reference to Open Stewardship?   Practice and reflection need to walk hand in hand.       My reflections on organizational structure are just that--and they are derived…"
Mar 8, 2011
Michael Maranda joined bill aal's group
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Resilience, systems thinking and social networks

A space to explore complex adaptive systems, systems thinking and how to think about networks in relation to transitionSee More
Mar 8, 2011
Michael Maranda replied to lane's discussion 'Rob Hopkins and Pattern Language' in the group PATTERN LANGUAGE STUDY GROUP
"Well put Helmut -- some very good discussion started here!"
Mar 8, 2011
Michael Maranda added a discussion to the group PATTERN LANGUAGE STUDY GROUP
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Betweeness

Here I wish to honor the diversity of pattern languages efforts, and how they cross-polinate and work in parallel.   To begin, I draw our attention to Doug Schuler's "Liberating Voices" -- a pattern language effort under the Public Sphere Project ... already mentioned here by Bill Aal and Helmut Leitner.  I invoke Doug's project for several reasons and in particular to situate my own efforts. In Liberating Voices (the book) Doug explores and reflects upon some important facets of Pattern…See More
Mar 8, 2011
David Eggleton joined Michael Maranda's group
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Coalition of the Willing

We are open culture activists inspired by the film ‘Coalition of the Willing’. We are developing new social and technical protocols to facilitate the platforms described in the film.See More
Mar 7, 2011
David Braden replied to Michael Maranda's discussion 'Stewardship and Open Culture' in the group Coalition of the Willing
"taking responsibility for and managing a collective resource   Yes, this is the key.  In every locality there is a set of relationships between the resident people, plants and creatures that determines the characteristics of that…"
Mar 7, 2011
Michael Maranda commented on Michael Maranda's blog post 'Project Matching aka ProM "Dating" in the Transition Movement'
"yep thus my question - which isn't technical - but IS where people who aren't technical but have visions or experience in collaboration can contribute to the process, right now. We're trying to move quickly, and this is a critical…"
Mar 7, 2011
melissa kelley commented on Michael Maranda's blog post 'Project Matching aka ProM "Dating" in the Transition Movement'
"I will formulate some ideas and get them into comment form over the next couple of days."
Mar 7, 2011
melissa kelley commented on Michael Maranda's blog post 'Project Matching aka ProM "Dating" in the Transition Movement'
"I'm just glad that those who understand how to make it happen are now interested. I'll be ready to help with whatever seems appropriate at the time."
Mar 7, 2011
Michael Maranda commented on Michael Maranda's blog post 'Project Matching aka ProM "Dating" in the Transition Movement'
"Melissa, Aside from any technical considerations, how would you proceed, what would you envision in such  a site?"
Mar 7, 2011
Michael Maranda replied to David Braden's discussion 'A Collaboration for Leaders' in the group Leadership Becomes A Choice!
"I sometimes need to read and reread opening statements -- and as such have still not given due attention to the unfolding discussion.  The analogue to the permaculture stance:  applied to human endeavor and social organization informs my…"
Mar 7, 2011
melissa kelley commented on Michael Maranda's blog post 'Project Matching aka ProM "Dating" in the Transition Movement'
"Macgyver style, put it together with whatever is available at the time. I have inquired with several sites, about 2 weeks ago to feel them out for this dating website idea. All responded with "try to do it yourself because we are so…"
Mar 7, 2011

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How are you currently involved in the Transition movement?
Working with Coalition of the Willing http://cotw.cc
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
Urgency of the situation... importance of alignment of efforts
How can you help the growth/acceptance/vitality of the Transition movement? What can YOU teach us? What can your GROUP teach us?
Working on questions of interoperability, new information action ecologies informed by permaculture practices
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Michael Maranda's Blog

Project Matching aka ProM "Dating" in the Transition Movement

Posted on March 1, 2011 at 2:30pm 16 Comments

Greetings everyone!   I'm part of a group that coalesced after the release of the film "Coalition of the Willing" last year --- we go by the same name, abbreviated to CotW.

 

We're working on a project that emerged under the banner of the openkollab group - focused upon project mapping and project matching.  

 

One of our tenets…

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At 2:51pm on March 2, 2011, james greyson said…
Thanks for linking up Michael, great to know you!
At 11:17pm on March 1, 2011, jan spencer said…

hi michael

good of you to join the resilient neighborhood group

what is your particular interest?  what are you doing in chicago in that realm in particular and transitioning in general?

all the best

i have some useful info on my website, www.suburbanpermaculture.org

At 5:04pm on March 1, 2011, gini lester said…
Make the connections and be awake for the connection. Fair enough.
Thanks.
Gini
At 4:55pm on March 1, 2011, gini lester said…
Yes. I saw the wiki and things programming that I didn't understand.
At 12:38pm on December 12, 2010, Sarah Sabine Stern said…

as you are member of the  CES group the Community Currency Magazine might be interesting for you also

http://ccmag.net/

 

best wishes,

 

Sabine

At 2:41pm on December 11, 2010, Les Squires -- Webmaster said…

Be glad to connect as friends!

At 1:56pm on December 11, 2010, Les Squires -- Webmaster said…
Welcome Michael,

Great to see your interest in Transition! Welcome to TRANSITION IN ACTION. I see you've already connected with heavyweights in the CC movement! Enjoy!

On the local scene, it would be spot on for all our members if you would consider including a link to http://cotw.cc/ in our registry of organizations, localities, companies, products, services, Twitterers, Facebooks, Meetups, etc. supporting Transition and Sustainability. Here's the page to create the link -- http://transitioninaction.com/groups/group/new. I'll be glad to help launch and build your link. What do you think...? Do you want to do it?

You can see all our 315+ groups at http://transitioninaction.com/groups. Use Search on this page to find a specific group. Join as many as you like. Let me know when you have questions about details.

One more thing. It would be super to see your photo -- "Choose File" on http://transitioninaction.com/profiles/settings/editProfileInfo -- Let me know if you need assistance. I'll be delighted to do some photoshopping if needed.
 
 
 

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