The Future of the Commons is an Open Planet

originally posted on the Creative Commons blog At the end of April, I’ll be joining hundreds of open culture advocates at the Creative Commons Summit in Toronto. The program is looking amazing and I’m looking forward to meeting up with friends and colleagues, both old and new. I’ll be wearing several hats at the Summit, […]

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The Future of the Commons is an Open Planet

Visual Drinkery: We Are Open Co-op Day March 2017 Edition

(originally posted in the We Are Open Co-op publication) Yesterday, yours truly and the rest of the We Are Open Co-op crew hung out online for our monthly co-op day. We use these days to work together on the evolution of the co-op. And what a day it was yesterday! I facilitated with precision timing ;) […]

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Visual Drinkery: We Are Open Co-op Day March 2017 Edition

Change is Everywhere: The Planet 4 Creative Concept

(originally posted in the Planet 4 publication on Medium) With bated breath, the Planet 4 team has been sharing the creative concept for Greenpeace global web presences. We’ve been presenting the concept, answering questions, asking for feedback. This post is a brief outline of the ideas* that are being presented. * please keep in mind […]

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Change is Everywhere: The Planet 4 Creative Concept

3 tips for helping creative people work openly

Leading offline groups can be challenging. These three tips make it easier. Participants in open source communities collaborate in online environments differently than they do offline. Online, we open source enthusiasts tend to think participation is easy—as long as we’re using open tools and have documented how people might get involved. We create structures, strategies, […]

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3 tips for helping creative people work openly

Thinking about robots

In the biweekly call I’ve been running since I came to Greenpeace, we have some deep philosophical discussions. We start with something meta, and then talk about how that meta thing relates to Greenpeace. In our call last week, our meta topic was “robots”. We talked high level for a bit, and then we focused […]

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Thinking about robots

Developing the Creative Concept

The week of February 6th, the core team working on the Planet 4 Project got together in Amsterdam. The goal of the meetup was to move the project from Research to Ideation. We made huge strides in the Creative Concept for the new Greenpeace.org and over 50 National and Regional sites. The research we’ve done […]

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Developing the Creative Concept

Put your name on the list and be proud of it

Someone said they didn’t donate to a particular progressive non-profit because they didn’t want their name “on the list”. We heard this exact same sentiment from people in Romania, Russia, and the US a few weeks ago when my team at Greenpeace was doing some user research. We were looking into what drives people to […]

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Put your name on the list and be proud of it