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Posts by Dan Bonab

Mental Strength

Mental Strength
Magnus on right, me on left. Magnus Eliasson a good friend of mine and the most dominant Racketlon athlete in the history of the sport, defines Mental Strength as ability to forget about the past and to disconnect from the future. Let’s say you are in a competitive tennis match (best of 3) and you are a set down and a break in 2nd set a [...]

MWNW (#webnotwar) Recap

MWNW (#webnotwar) Recap
I attended Make Web Not War conference yesterday (May 7, 2011). Morning session started with a relatively long keynote by Karl Dubost, then I moved to the other room to check out the tech presentations. The room was full, but I gladly sat my ass on the cold concrete and listened to Chris Nicola talked about Nancy, a cross platform open [...]

Why open government works?

Why open government works?
A long time ago a guy named Dee Hock (WIKI) who was a banker (founder of VISA) and a pioneer in complexity science explained the concept of bottom-up management. He believed that in complex organizations a traditional top-down superior-subordinate based management is bound to fail. In chaos theory dynamical systems can be modeled by bifurcati [...]