Shifting particles: TheStoreFront Community experiment

My view of life has altered dramatically after an attempt to break the rules and sneak up to stardom. I suppose stardom is my word choice because I wanted to get back at someone, some people, some idea of doubt. Not that I doubted myself, no, doubt was all around me and that’s what made […]

March DwD Session: 3.10.10

March Design with Dialogue explores the purposes and styles of conversation in organized planning and design situations. Ryan Coleman presents concepts from the Focused Conversation method, a process formulated and taught by Institute of Cultural Affairs. We explore a group conversation using the method, and explore the extension of FC with visual reflection, in large […]

Hosting the Chaordic Organization

Toke Moller of the The Art of Hosting community recently posted a link to the Art of Hosting in chaordic design process.  A picture of the process, nearly identical to the Kaos Pilot project model, is found on the Chaordic site and linked here.  A full description of the process is provided on Chaordic.org: The […]

ChangeCampTO: Designing a Civic Engagement Toolkit

Tomorrow night DwD participants will  join the ChangeCamp folks at the Toronto Reference Library for the second ChangeCamp event. The session, expecting a couple hundred people,  focuses on the collaborative design of a set of tools and processes that can be used by all citizens to engage their peers in the run-up to Toronto’s Municipal […]