Information wants to be free? #Blogg100

#071 [LXXI]
Open Data is already political [Information filters are everywhere]

We all get thousands information messages each day. Information consists of data that is filtered before it is sent out to us by someone. Our brain then filters this information using our values ​​and opinions. Nothing is perfect.

The idea behind Open Data is that “certain data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish“.

“If data is going to be open. You better make sure which data that is being collected.”

“If you are going to controlling the conversion you better make sure you control the datasets”

“Open data is already political” — David Eaves

However you put it. It is very hard to remove politics or filters from Data and Information.

See David Eaves and Jennifer Pahlka talk about it from Social Media Week below.

Open & Active: the Politics of Data for the Public Good: Jennifer Pahlka and David Eaves SMW NYC

Open & Active: the Politics of Data for the Public Good: Jennifer Pahlka and David Eaves SMW NYC

Other talks from Social Media Week:

The Golden Age of Digital Storytelling

Collaborating Better: Why We Fail and How We Can Fix It

Generations Unite: Entrepreneurialism and Millennials in the 21st Century

NextGed-Ed: Video Games, MOOCs, and Skill-Sharing

How Prizes Will Unlock Our Future: Competition Fueled Innovation

@LordSillion

How you can affect others better #Blogg100

#072 [LXXII]
Just smile and wave [Utility or Curiosity]

Just smile and wave boys. Smile and wave!

Just smile and wave boys. Smile and wave!

Check out all my Posts on Daniel Pink for the complete analysis of his talk and book 🙂

Also Check out all 3 videos from Simon Sinek in my blog.

2 tips for the day is listen to this Interview with Daniel Pink: Why We’re All in Sales. I got the tip from NiclasJ. You can also find it as a podcast if you search for: HBR Ideacast. You can also here him live on The RSA next Tuesday on The Surprising Truth About Moving Others. If you want to tweet him a live question 🙂

Utility or Curiosity

In the end he tells what 2 email subjects that works best. Kind of like a pitch. They are:
1. Utility
2. Curiosity

And you can’t mix them. Does it fall into what Simon Sinek says about “Start with why“? Does this mean I should start with why this will make you do something better?

Also TED on Facebook tipped of 9 great speeches about happiness. Check out the last one about smiling!

Remember to smile. Just smile and wave!

Michael Sillion [LordSillion]

How should we Row together #Blogg100

#073 [LXXIII]
Row, row, row your boat [Det är inte dom som ror, ror så att svetten lackar]

This week is Social Media Week so there will be allot of that in the blog.

Roz Savage Ocean rower

Today I was inspired by Roz Savage, who has rowed over 24 000 km over the worlds 3 big oceans. We can all help building a better world together one oar stroke at the time as she explain in her video below.

If we all row together our distance will start adding up very quickly.


Reshaping the narrative of the sustainability movement

I have also been following some of Social Media Week from Copenhagen with the common theme: Why we love companies with a purpose

I can recommend Laura Storm talking about #Sustainia. Her talk starts 27 minutes in here: Reshaping the narrative of the sustainability movement.

How shall we tell the Story about our own future?

And Yar! I am a Pirate! And a Ninja too 😉

@LordSillion 

[SWE]
Som bonus kan ni ochså se Milo Dahlmann som seglade ensam till pingvinerna i Antarktis

Martin Andersson Skoglöv bloggade om Midway filmen. Den handlar om albatrosserna på Midway och vad Vi som männskor ställt till det för dom.

Läs om Albatrossen Wisdom som är minst 62 år gammal med.

Laura Storm

Reshaping the narrative of the sustainability movement

Is your planet a Blue Planet too? #Blogg100

#074 [LXXIV]
Is your Homeworld a shining beacon of light? [If not, what would make it?]

Goooood morning Earth

Goooood morning Earth

I have been living among your Earthlings for some time now. You all walk on this enormous spaceship with it’s own gravitation field generator. Your living-quarters are only on a small fraction of the surface on this ball. Yet you all seem surprisingly oblivious to this fact.

This spaceship is the only one in your spacefleet.

The Big Apple!

If we slapped a big Apple logo on your planet. Then all the Apple nerds would whip out their cleaning cloth and make sure there wasn’t a scratch anywhere on this spaceship.

You as a species are now capable of running maintenance on this ship of yours. As there is no extra-ship or spare parts. You need to develop a whole new mindset. On how to run this ship.

I’m here to “help” do this job. Where are currently planning to make this Earth of yours our next R&R place. So wee need to tidy things up a bit before we come visit.

A shining beacon of light

I come from a Blue Planet too. It’s called Isfarian. It’s my Homeworld. We take pride in making our spaceship a shining beacon of light as it travels through the galaxy.

What do you take pride in?

/Lord Commander Sillion

Blog loving #Blogg100

#075 [LXXV]
Varför skriver du? [Why do you write?]

Blog Lovin

Feffe Kaufmann fågar: Varför bloggar du? i sin blog: 5 anledningar att blogga #blogg100

Ja, varför bloggar jag?

Jag svarar:

Min första Blogg skrev jag som en handbok för mig själv. Efterhand som jag lärde mig nya saker om världen i de böcker läste och föreläsningar jag såg. Bloggade jag om det för att få med det viktigaste.
A Sustainable Future with Co-Op

Sen i december bestämde jag mig för att skriv ihop 28 korta små tips för att leva ett bättre liv. Den kom upp på 21 innan jag började med #Blogg100. men jag ska fortsätta snart igen.
28 ways to get a better life

Nu i #Blogg100 blev det mer personligt om mitt nya liv och det som jag vill jobba med 🙂
The Spring is my Love

Blogg loving

Idag började jag skriva på 2 andra poster men blev sittandes läsande andras bloggar istället.
Så idag tipsar jag om lite andra inlägg som jag tyckte var intressanta i #Blogg100 utmaningen.

Maria Sjögren @molbimien skriver om att utforska världen med lek. The only way to learn.
Att forska, är att leka, är att forska

Sofia Mirjamsdotter @mymlan har sett TBK AFK filmen. Vilket jag med ska ta och göra imorgon.

Rebecca Allen Lamptey tipsar om House of Cards
Did you think I forgot about you? And why House of Cards is on my mind.

Camilla Erkisson, Magnus Höij och MiROi Varmland pratar alla om konsten att prata. Detta var extra intressant eftersom vi i bilen hem från Göteborg inatt. Peppade Samuel som skulle hålla ett tal för att bli vald som Sveroks Västs nya ordförande. Hoppas det gick bra.

Lärdomar från The King’s Speech
Årets talare – så kan du bli som Stefan Hyttfors
Du behöver inte säga ett ord!

Twitter FTW

Brit Stakston har alltid något intressant att säga.
Är Twitter en seger för mänskligheten?

Ja! Twitter är definitivt en av mänsklighetens stora bedrifter hitintills. Men det är bara börja på nätverkssamhället!

It’s always today, today and today

Johan Ronnestam asks 2 questions. One wrong and one right in:
The most worthless question and the question to die for!
What are you doing tomorrow?
What are you doing today?

Sanasi frågar: Vart är vi på väg?

2 frågor som jag jag ska behandla i veckan i ett av mina påbörjade inlägg 🙂

Helena Roth @HERO_Respondi skriver om Släng upp händerna i luften samtidigt som du glatt utbrister ”How fascinating!”.

Anna Olsson skriver om sin session på SSMX
Opinionsarbete i sociala medier 2013 – är det kört?

Thomas ConraDargo Engström skriver om det mysiga spelet Mice & Mystics

Agent Stefan Wallner är inte med i #Blogg100 men skriver ändå intressant om förändring:
Hatar du förändring?

Här är lite mer om förändring och inlärning. How Serious Are We About Learning?

Tillägg

Jimmy Mannung @mannung undrar När ska sveriges riksdag börja ta zombiefrågan på allvar?

 

 

@LordSillion

Social Bonding #Blogg100

#076 [LXXVI]
Playing games face to face together [Spela spel ihop, ansikte mot ansikte]

Idag har vi varit ett stort gäng på Sverok Västs lokal Spelets hus i Göteborg och spelat brädspel. Denna livsstil som ligger mig varmast om hjärtat. Som jag håller som min heliga grej. Är väldigt social och varmt välkomnande. Alla som kommer dit blir varmt motagna. Man parar ihop sig i grupper och spelar del olika typer av spel som passar en. Jag är där med några av mina äldsta och bästa vänner. Det är verkligen som Jane McGonigal säger.

När man spelar spel ihop uppstår en fantastisk social bonding.

Idag blev det 4 av mina nya favoritspel. Terra Mystica, Spartacus, Key Flower och Clash of Cultures. 2 stora gäng ville prova att spela det gamla spelet Diplomacy från 1959. Ett bräde var överens om att det kändes som ett väldig gammalt spel. Idag känns Imperial och Game of Thrones mycket bättre i denna kategorin. Många brädspelare där är med i föreningen GoBo.

@LordSillion

LordSillion, Champ, Samuel och Ölme

LordSillion, Champ, Samuel och Ölme spelar Clash of Cultures

2 Bräden Diplpomacy

2 Bräden Diplpomacy

Final standing in Terra Mystica 139 Darklings, 125, Dwarfs, 94 Swarmlings

Final standing in Terra Mystica 139 Darklings, 125, Dwarfs, 94 Swarmlings

KeyFlower

Logistik-pussel är bara förnamnet i KeyFlower

Blood and Backstabbing in Spartacus

Blood and Backstabbing in Spartacus

Civilization games FTW #Blogg100

#077 [LXXVII]
A Civilization game done right

Have you ever played some of Sid Meier’s Civilization games on the computer?

My Civilization history

I have. For me it started with Civilization I on the Amiga. Then in 1996 came Civilization II. One of the most addictive games ever produced. I could wake up a Saturday morning just to play few rounds. Then when the sun came down in the evening I was still, A: sitting in my underwear, very cold with a stiff neck, and B: Very hungry from not eating anything for the whole day 🙂

So for me the best Civ computer game is Civilization Revolution. Because it’s very streamlined and therefore very short. Which means that I would not go a whole day without eating when playing it. Only 3-4 hours at max. They kept just the good parts.

Civilization boardgames

So it comes as no surprise that as a boardgamer we have long been searching for the perfect Civilization boardgame. There has been quite a few over the years. Some bad and some quite good but very long. Here are some of the games that I have played: History of The World,  Tempus, Civilization, Through the Ages: A Story of Civilization, Mare Nostrum, Rise of Empires, Runewars, Uruk, Roll Through the Ages: The Bronze Age, 7 Wonders, After the Flood, Age of Mythology, Antike, Colonial, EclipseArchipelagio, Assyria, Alien Frontiers, Sid Meier’s Civilization: The Board Game.

We had our hopes up Fantasy Flight games epic and official boardgame version: Sid Meier’s Civilization: The Board Game. But to me it fell flat with a bad combat system and a horrible army build mechanic.

Terra Mystica

But this winter something happened. 2 very promising Civ game where released at Essen spiel. The first I got my hands on and played was Terra Mystica. It’s a very good game with lot’s of interesting mechanics and many difficult decisions each turn. The interaction is low and it’s not quite the traditional Civ game. It plays beautifully and is new favorite boardgame of mine.

Clash of Cultures

Tonight I finally got to play the second game. Namely Clash of Cultures. For me the best part in all the classic Civ games are the early part before anyone develops gunpowder and more modern technologies. In Clash of Cultures you only play in a antique civilization and that is perfect for me. This game captures all the classic ingredients for a Civ game. And does so in a very streamlined way with lots of tough choices.

I have link to a gameplay video in my previous episode: #081 [LXXXI] The Future is a co-op game we all can play and win!

Time will tell if it is the the game I think it is for me. Me and Martin played a 2 player short game tonight.

Civilization games FTW!

@LordSillion

Game end. Martin won with as the yellow player

Game end. Martin won as the yellow player

I came in second as red

I came in second as red

I had mush less science advances than Martin

I had less science advances than Martin

Martin is a happy camper

Martin is a happy camper