Tag: systems thinking

  • X Marked the Spot — Make 10 Louder

    My friend Mike is always coming up with systems thinking ideas. There are a huge number of modelling methods available to us, and this is one of Mike’s more recent ventures into learning new things: Wardley Maps. These are a great way of identifying product strategy, if you’re into that sort of thing; but they’re […]

  • “123/365 Seeing Systems” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA I did a talk! My mate Mike and I have been part of a systems thinking group at work since I started at the UoN back in 2015. We talk about all kinds of systemsy stuff during our weekly workshops, and we had been thinking […]

  • This is a quote from an American comedian, taking the mickey out of imaginary Republicans complaining that reality itself is as biased as the liberal-elite media against Republican beliefs and actions. It is a joke about how people convinced they are right will react when presented with evidence that they are (literally) in fact wrong. […] […]

  • For the love of a good metaphor

    I love a good metaphor. They help a great deal in systems thinking modelling of complex situations; but they do have their limits and the most excellent posiwidblog has a very useful post about this. Metaphor, huh yeah What is it good for? Absolutely nothing, oh hoh oh Metaphor huh yeah What is it good for? […]

  • Princeton University freshman Tal Fortgang has been told repeatedly to “check his privilege” – to be aware of how his socio-economic and cultural background shapes his views – and he’s not happy about it.”The phrase,” he writes, “handed down by my moral superiors, descends recklessly, like an Obama-sanctioned drone, and aims laser-like at my pinkish-peach […]

  • Shut up and listen

    I read Freethought Blogs quite a bit and came across this excellent post by Paul Fidalgo: We do not like to be told we are being jerks. We do not like to be told we are being demeaning, or belittling, or discriminatory, or bigoted, even if by accident. Particularly we skepto-atheists, who so pride ourselves […]