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About christian briggs

Co-founder of SociaLens and PhD student. Former New Englander and Hoosier wanna-be.

Dorthea and Realizing Plans

Dorthea has released a new video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZoeqgOLrwM and she has a few more questions for us: 1. What can you do to see your plan realized by 2036? 2. Is our future course correctable?   Join the forum discussion … Continue reading

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Dorthea Back Online and Thinking About Humanity

It looks like Dorthea is okay, but she has some thoughts for our teams in Bloomington 2011: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRwgxAqWeec It seems as though she is asking for us to think about two things: How is humanity defined by our actions? What … Continue reading

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Things Have Changed?!

We aren’t sure what has happened, but the transmission Dorthea we found from Dorthea today is very different from her previous ones. Here it is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4K3aIfA4iA To help her out, we should probably explore two big questions: What events of … Continue reading

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Sunday Questions From Dorothea

Dorothea, our collaborator from Bloomington 2036, has sent a video message every day now for the past 3 days. Another showed up this morning. There appears to be a small glitch in the video, but you should be able to … Continue reading

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More Questions From Dorothea

Dorthea Nie, our collaborator from the future, released yet another video:¬†http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Gy6VyLbkZE In it, she poses two more questions: Where can you go to find cutting-edge ideas that could lead to major change? How do you prefer to get new information? … Continue reading

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Butterflies in the Darndest Places

The Internet can be the most interesting, enjoyable, useful, frustrating, confusing place in the world. Using last night as an example, i will illustrate my point. I spent the early hours of the night working on the Internet to do … Continue reading

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Why We’re Taming Butterflies

The name of this game refers to the “butterfly effect,” a concept popularized by the 2004 movie of the same name in which small actions (like a butterfly flapping its wings) have big effects later on through a chain of … Continue reading

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