Author Archives: society2point0

About society2point0

Serial Entrepreneur and Dragons Den Survivor now concerning himself with using web and mobile technologies to empower society and encourage real world interactions.
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Cards for Change: The Tarot for Social Transformation

For some years an idea has been rattling around my head. Can we create stories of a positive future, a vision worth aspiring to? I see a world in Transition, with forces pulling in multiple directions. Some desire greater control,

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Cards for Change: The Tarot for Social Transformation

For some years an idea has been rattling around my head. Can we create stories of a positive future, a vision worth aspiring to? I see a world in Transition, with forces pulling in multiple directions. Some desire greater control,

Orikaso

So Cory Doctorow just posted about some products that I designed, sourced and distributed years ago. I then realised, there is nothing that remains of the company website and where to source the products commercially. This was in part due

Orikaso

So Cory Doctorow just posted about some products that I designed, sourced and distributed years ago. I then realised, there is nothing that remains of the company website and where to source the products commercially. This was in part due

Spaces for Sharing

Over the last few years it has been my pleasure to have collaborated on developing the following Spaces for Sharing (aka hackerspaces, maker spaces…) Open Design City icecairo icealex nubialin Each one is unique in it’s approach and in it’s

Spaces for Sharing

Over the last few years it has been my pleasure to have collaborated on developing the following Spaces for Sharing (aka hackerspaces, maker spaces…) Open Design City icecairo icealex nubialin Each one is unique in it’s approach and in it’s

A Marriage of Makers, Mutual Development in Practice

Reflecting on the experiences of co-creating Nubialin, and instigating a second Felucca Festival to further empower the community and deepen connections it’s difficult to know where to start the documentation process. The outputs were numerous as was the learning. I shall attempt to put

A Marriage of Makers, Mutual Development in Practice

Reflecting on the experiences of co-creating Nubialin, and instigating a second Felucca Festival to further empower the community and deepen connections it’s difficult to know where to start the documentation process. The outputs were numerous as was the learning. I shall attempt to put

Paper Oppression, Faith, and Freedom

Disclaimer: Many on reading this have skipped “potentially” element in this sentence and assumed I am somehow in some kind of trouble. This is not to my knowledge the case. I am safe and well. It is not a deliberately

Paper Oppression, Faith, and Freedom

Disclaimer: Many on reading this have skipped “potentially” element in this sentence and assumed I am somehow in some kind of trouble. This is not to my knowledge the case. I am safe and well. It is not a deliberately

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Reflections on a year. Living, Learning, Loving

Living Last year I scribbled down some key insights. It felt like I’d broken through some imaginary mental barriers and the rules had changed. I had learned to define my own rules. I stopped seeing Money and Meaning, the choice

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Reflections on a year. Living, Learning, Loving

Living Last year I scribbled down some key insights. It felt like I’d broken through some imaginary mental barriers and the rules had changed. I had learned to define my own rules. I stopped seeing Money and Meaning, the choice

On Attraction

The most attractive thing anyone can be is themselves. You wont attract everybody, but you will attract the ones that will love you for who you are. For them you will shine, and they for you. If instead you adjust

On Attraction

The most attractive thing anyone can be is themselves. You wont attract everybody, but you will attract the ones that will love you for who you are. For them you will shine, and they for you. If instead you adjust

A rant on Social Media and Development

So I did this talk a while ago, ironically it would appear that for all the discussion regarding social media at this conference the organisers haven’t even listed the Video on Youtube ;). Enjoy.

A rant on Social Media and Development

So I did this talk a while ago, ironically it would appear that for all the discussion regarding social media at this conference the organisers haven’t even listed the Video on Youtube ;). Enjoy.

Mutual Development Principles

Short Version Mutual Development = working together for mutual benefit, with common contribution to address local challenges There are “no experts”, we are all equal participants Everyone should benefit Share your ideas, skills, knowledge and resources with others Seize the

Mutual Development Principles

Short Version Mutual Development = working together for mutual benefit, with common contribution to address local challenges There are “no experts”, we are all equal participants Everyone should benefit Share your ideas, skills, knowledge and resources with others Seize the

Mutual Development – A prototype to create opportunities for growth, learning and experience on the banks of the Nile

The Nile is the source of life in Egypt, where water flows, life grows and thrives on its banks. How could we also use this medium to give people access to knowledge, opportunities to connect and learn? It is knowledge

Mutual Development – A prototype to create opportunities for growth, learning and experience on the banks of the Nile

The Nile is the source of life in Egypt, where water flows, life grows and thrives on its banks. How could we also use this medium to give people access to knowledge, opportunities to connect and learn? It is knowledge