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  • Gardo shared from Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World by General Stanley McChrystal, David Silverman, Tantum Collins, Chris Fussell
    When filled, the SAR felt cramped and occasionally very loud. Many of the people sent to work with us found the environment distracting, or were uncomfortable in the participatory atmosphere. For bureaucrats who had built careers on discretion and never putting a toe out of line by oversharing, our way of working was anathema. One partner agency offered the same response every day for the first year of our experiment: “Nothing new to report on our end.”
    Note: #vcualtlab
  • Gardo shared from Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World by General Stanley McChrystal, David Silverman, Tantum Collins, Chris Fussell
    oneself on a predetermined course in unknown waters is the perfect way to sail straight into an iceberg.”
  • Gardo shared from Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World by General Stanley McChrystal, David Silverman, Tantum Collins, Chris Fussell
    Big Data will not save us because the same technological advances that brought us these mountains of information and the digital resources for analyzing them have at the same time created volatile communication webs and media platforms, taking aspects of society that once resembled comets and turning them into cold fronts. We have moved from data-poor but fairly predictable settings to data-rich, uncertain ones.
  • Gardo shared from Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World by General Stanley McChrystal, David Silverman, Tantum Collins, Chris Fussell
    The exponential growth of global interconnectedness meant we weren’t just looking at the same roads with faster traffic; we were looking at an entirely different and constantly shifting landscape.
  • Gardo shared from Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science by Michael Nielsen
    the first time in my life that I heard a scientist speaking informally was when I was 16. It changed my life.
    Note: Cc @kreshleman #vcuqep @drdanielledick #FxD15