Interview with Joshua Vial: Past, Present and Future of Enspiral and Trans-national Collectives

Joshua Vial is the founder of Enspiral, the community, network and social enterprise in Wellington (New Zealand) which practices open source, networked and commons based enterprise creation. Enspiral is different from traditional businesses in a number of ways. They have an ethos of collective ownership and social impact, they have a networked form of organization…

Marcus Bussey – Six Shamanic Concepts

Six Shamanic Concepts from Jose Ramos on Vimeo. My students at the University of Sunshine Coast were intrigued by Prof Marcus Bussey’s Six Shamanic Concepts – yet they found it a challenging read and wanted a more accessible bridge to the ideas. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=1784469&show=pdf I promised them that I would interview Marcus and ask him about…

Aubrey Yee, John Sweeney and Gaming with the Future(s)

Gaming with the Future(s) is one of the most interesting research projects I’ve come across in a long time. The research will involve an “experiential scenario-based game”  in which players will weave their way through the streets of Honolulu engaging in four alternative futures. The research is fundamentally about power, and in this to understand “how…