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The Tao of WAO

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A podcast about the intersection of technology, society, and internet culture – with a dash of philosophy and art for good measure. Hosts: Laura Hilliger & Doug Belshaw (We Are Open Co-op)

A podcast about the intersection of technology, society, and internet culture – with a dash of philosophy and art for good measure. Hosts: Laura Hilliger & Doug Belshaw (We Are Open Co-op)

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast about the intersection of technology, society, and internet culture – with a dash of philosophy and art for good measure. Hosts: Laura Hilliger & Doug Belshaw (We Are Open Co-op)

Language:

English


Episodes

S04 Episode 05: Futurism

6/29/2022
Today's guest is futurist, author and educator Bryan Alexander. Bryan is currently thinking loads about the intersection of education, technology and climate – so regular listeners will know why we're so excited to have him on. Bryan Alexander's sites: https://twitter.com/BryanAlexander/ http://futureofeducation.us/ https://bryanalexander.org/ https://ftte.us/ His books: Academia Next https://www.press.jhu.edu/books/title/12088/academia-next Coming Soon: Universities on Fire by Bryan...

Duration:00:56:12

S04 Episode 04: Open Impact

6/15/2022
Support our podcast! https://opencollective.com/weareopen Our guest Heather Leson is open advocate and the Digital Innovation Lead at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) https://www.linkedin.com/in/heatherleson/ https://twitter.com/HeatherLeson/ Heather's favourite book(s) Global Soul -https://bookshop.org/books/the-global-soul-jet-lag-shopping-malls-and-the-search-for-home/9780679776116 Invisible Women -...

Duration:00:48:25

S04 Episode 03: Self Hosting IT

5/31/2022
Support us! opencollective.com/weareopen In this episode Laura and Doug start chatting about Self Hosting IT and end up talking politics, perspectives, behaviour and more. - dougbelshaw.com/blog/2022/05/23/jitsi-sociocracy/ - wiki.p2pfoundation.net/Fifty_Shades_of_Open - learnwith.weareopen.coop/courses/open-course/ - raw.githubusercontent.com/open-organiz…izations.pdf - app.optery.com/login

Duration:00:39:15

S04 Episode 02: Civic society

5/5/2022
We talk about identity, civic society and how Twitter isn't a public square. Support our podcast! https://opencollective.com/weareopen - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hadrian%27s_Wall - https://clalliance.org/blog/curate-or-be-curated-why-our-information-environment-is-crucial-to-a-flourishing-democracy-civil-society/ - https://thoughtshrapnel.com/2022/04/25/highlights-from-the-internet-is-not-what-you-think-it-is/ The 4 charges: Internet is addictive, Shaping life through an algorithm, No...

Duration:00:51:24

S04 Episode 01: Restorative justice

4/12/2022
(Content warning) In this episode we speak with Kayleigh Walsh, an Outlandish colleague, about restorative justice, trust and more. This podcast season is currently unfunded. You can support this podcast and other We Are Open projects and products at https://opencollective.com/weareopen. Kayleigh's favourite book(s) - Richard Powers the overstory - House of Spirits Isabella Allende Restorative Justice - Circles SE: https://circlessoutheast.org.uk/ - Adrienne Maree Brown:...

Duration:00:41:15

S03 Episode 06 - Ragbag of random

3/22/2022
WAO stuff Learn with WAO launch https://blog.weareopen.coop/learn-with-we-are-open-co-op-8a4dd9f31874 Audience Ikigai https://blog.weareopen.coop/audience-ikigai-be0cebe4cea How to set Open Standards: https://blog.weareopen.coop/howto-set-open-standards-for-your-project-3e4aa1f57e1b Architectures of Participation https://weareopen.coop/aop Emergent Community building https://blog.weareopen.coop/emergent-community-building-a35f9431d8a https://Badges.community Newsletters...

Duration:00:44:40

S03 Episode 05 - Social Impact Games

2/24/2022
Today we talk to our guest, Adam Procter, Interim Head of the new Department Art & Media Technology at University of Southampton about social impact games, game design and more. Support the Tao of WAO: https://opencollective.com/weareopen/ Adam Procter: https://discursive.adamprocter.co.uk/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/procter/ https://www.theguardian.com/games/2022/feb/21/spawn-of-wordle-five-of-the-best-riffs-on-the-hit-word-game Adam's sites and tools: https://adamprocter.co.uk...

Duration:00:47:51

S03 Episode 04 - Misinformation

2/17/2022
This episode we chat about misinformation and disinformation. We explore some useful frameworks about information and critical thinking too. Support us! https://opencollective.com/weareopen Fake news. It’s complicated. > https://firstdraftnews.org/articles/fake-news-complicated/ MisInfoCon > https://misinfocon.com/ The archive shows the most popular posts: https://misinfocon.com/archive Countering Extremists on Social Media: Challenges for Strategic Communication and Content Moderation >...

Duration:00:53:46

S03 Episode 03: Verifiable Credentials

2/8/2022
This episode explores verifiable credentials, blockchain identity management, the current badges landscape and some badges history too as we talk to our guest Kerri Lemoie, the Director, Digital Credentials Research & Innovation at Badgr. We LOVED recording this episode, so tell us if you liked listening to it! Support us! https://opencollective.com/weareopen Kerri Lemoie: https://kayaelle.medium.com/ Badgr: https://badgr.io/ Kerri's favourite book We make the road by walking:...

Duration:00:49:57

S03 Episode 02: Networks of Networks

1/25/2022
This episode explores the difference between groups and networks as we talk to our guest Alex Worrad Andrews from another cooperative in the CoTech network, Common Knowledge. This description makes no sense? Well, listen to the episode! Support us! opencollective.com/weareopen Alex Worrad Andrews https://alexworradandrews.com/ Common Knowledge: https://commonknowledge.coop/ What is Alex's favourite book? Flawless Consulting - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/685404.Flawless_Consulting We...

Duration:00:49:17

S03 Episode 01: Dormancy

1/18/2022
Our first episode in Season 3 features the members (and our intern!) of We Are Open talking about their predictions for 2022 and our cooperative policy of "dormancy". What's the difference between a sabbatical and dormancy? Listen to find out! Support us! opencollective.com/weareopen The book we mention at the end: https://www.idler.co.uk/product/how-to-be-idle-paperback-signed-edition/ Missing something from the shownotes? Just reach out!

Duration:00:35:13

Season 03: Trailer

1/12/2022
Here it is, the Tao of WAO Season 3 Trailer! Doug threatens to quit the podcast unless Laura answers enough questions correctly. Ok, let's settle this! https://neal.fun/lets-settle-this/

Duration:00:02:55

S02 Episode 05b: Remote Work

11/23/2021
Part two of our remote work episodefocused more on the day to day tools and processes that we use to work remotely. Support us! opencollective.com/weareopen How we work - some nerding out? https://usesthis.com/interviews/clay.shirky/ https://brettterpstra.com/projects/nvalt/ https://joplinapp.org/ https://medium.com/@LauraHilliger/tabby-mctabface-3bff8661ef70 https://ifttt.com Our gear for the podcast Laura - Focusrite preamp:...

Duration:00:51:04

S02 Episode 05: Remote Work

11/23/2021
Today we're talking about remote versus in person working and the tools, practices and processes that have helped us become pros at not going to the office. Support us! opencollective.com/weareopen Positive Feedback in Remote work > https://buffer.com/resources/building-deliberate-praise-remote-culture-6-methods-use-buffer Survey: Remote Workers Are More Disengaged and More Likely to Quit > https://hbr.org/2018/11/survey-remote-workers-are-more-disengaged-and-more-likely-to-quit Culture...

Duration:00:45:31

S02 Episode 04: Creativity and Movement Building

11/8/2021
We talk to Kudzayi Ngwerume about her experience building movements and connecting people through creativity and passion. Support us! https://opencollective.com/weareopen Kudzayi Ngwerume on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Kudzayi Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kudzayingwerume/ James Baldwin - Giovanni's Room: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/669846/giovannis-room-by-james-baldwin/# Culture-Shift :A solution for the creative sector...

Duration:00:46:17

S02 Episode 03: Keep Badges Weird

10/19/2021
In this episode, Laura and Doug talk about recognising learning and pro-social behaviours with badges. They also chat about the Participate project they're collaborating on, Keep Badges Weird. https://thebadgesummit.com Why do we need to keep badges weird? Participate KBW - https://app.participate.com/communities/keep-badges-weird/62003f3f-a7ba-4f6a-990a-64d6f893016d Project board: https://trello.com/b/MA1Purq1/participate-kbw Participate: https://participate.com WAO's work:...

Duration:00:34:53

S02 Episode 02: Ethical Design

9/29/2021
Today we're talking to Jess Klein, a principal designer at Wikimedia and a colleague and friend for...well, listen to find out how long we've had the pleasure of working with Jess! This podcast season is currently unfunded. You can support this podcast and other We Are Open projects and products at http://opencollective.com/weareopen See our website: weareopen.coop Links and mentions: Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech by Sara Wachter-Boettcher...

Duration:00:44:58

ToW - S02 - E02

9/29/2021
This podcast season is currently unfunded. You can support this podcast and other We Are Open projects and products at http://opencollective.com/weareopen See our website: weareopen.coop Today we're talk to Jess Klein, a principle designer at Wikimedia and a colleague and friend for...well, listen to find out how long we've had the pleasure of working with Jess! Links and mentions: Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech by Sara Wachter-Boettcher...

Duration:00:44:58

S02 Episode 01: Unframeworks

9/2/2021
Doug and Laura get into the weeds talking about various frameworks and un-frameworks. They also talk about uncamping, whatever that means. This podcast season is currently unfunded. You can support this podcast and other We Are Open projects and products at https://opencollective.com/weareopen See our website: https://weareopen.coop Our work in Frameworks: - Architecture of Participation: https://weareopen.coop/aop/ - Open Leadership Definition:...

Duration:00:40:55

Season 02: Trailer

8/18/2021
A new season of the Tao of WAO is coming! Available wherever you get your podcasts! Check out our landing page: https://learnwith.weareopen.coop/podcast/ Become a supporter: https://opencollective.com/weareopen/contribute/support-the-tao-of-wao-29762

Duration:00:02:01