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What Could Migration Also Be?

By Tom Atlee, Co-Intelligence Institute 3 20-minute rounds of World Cafe dialogue. We’ll explore the question ‘What are the most creative, life-affirming things you can imagine being done regarding the growing migration crisis?’ When thinking about this, keep in mind...

Tech Animism and Decolonizing Emerging Technology

by Anthony Sirios West WORKSHOP OVERIEW In this talk and the following discussion, I will discuss the potential of emerging technology from a decolonized and pre-imperialist perspective. – What happens when the desire for power, prestige, and the pursuit of capitalism...

The Layered Architecture of Resilience

by Lorenzo Kristov A framework for exploring strategies for building resilient communities. Complex living organisms and natural ecosystems embody layered architecture. We live in human-made ecosystems that also embody layered architecture. Resilience is the ability...

Pollination Labs – Governance Hackathon

The Governance Hackathon at Pollination 2019 explores the questions: How do regenerative collectives work? How do we make wise decisions across multiple organizations and communities? And finally, how does the regenerative collective of Bloom Network function as a...

Pollination Labs – Trust Graph

Trust is at the root of all successful human interactions. The Terran Collective is building a set of tools that help people map trust across all their relationships, creating a social graph owned by we the people instead of big, abusive corporations. Making visible...

Pollination Labs – Fireweed

Fireweed Lead: Mansi Kakkar When a forest is burnt black with wildfire,a wildflower blooms slowly but surelyaccepting, forgiving, birthing, regeneratingthe pitch black of the forest with its bright purple We need a fellowship of human fireweed to blossom their purple...

What is Regenerative Culture?

Artwork: 'The Fifth Sacred Thing' by Jessica Perlstein Bloom Network’s Mark Heley talks to Maya Zuckerman There are a spectrum of definitions for what the term ‘regenerative culture’ can mean, so it’s always interesting to give a person working in this emerging field...

Pollination Labs (2 of 3)

Process During the Labs Each team will receive a briefing at the start of their first session, to a) set the context for the topic: who is affected by it, what questions and blocks are there and b) get to know your teammates for the weekend. From there, the remainder...

Pollination Labs (1 of 3)

This is a series of 3 blog posts to describe in detail what is happening at Pollination Labs this August, directly after the conference until Pollination 2020, and our vision for what we are building this program to achieve by 2040. Pollination is the start of a...

Pollination Labs (3 of 3)

Post-Pollination: The Year-Long Cycle Following Pollination, Bloom Network and partnered organizations will facilitate an ongoing process to nurture the regenerative relationships that have formed through Pollination. All participants receive a one-year membership to...

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