After the 2022 report went live, new information flowed in

A few thoughts from readers that have caught my attention: Thanks to Noémie Balmat, I was introduced to the work of Edgar Morin Thanks to Pinar Temiz I’m aware of the “Tend-and-Befriend” response Thanks to Mara Hermano I’m aware of the new VUCA remix of BANI. VUCA (V:olatile, U:ncertain, C:omplex, A:mbiguous) vs BANI (B:rittle, A:nxious,… Continue reading After the 2022 report went live, new information flowed in

Fight-or-Flight is apparently a male-ism. Tend-and-Befriend brings a whole different view to light.

Apparently the famous “fight-or-flight” response is a conclusion that was gained from examining male rats. And it turns out that it might not apply the exact same way when it comes to female rats. Now, humans aren’t rats — so that’s another problem with the “fight-or-flight” thing for sure — but this (2000) paper has… Continue reading Fight-or-Flight is apparently a male-ism. Tend-and-Befriend brings a whole different view to light.

2022 Resilience Tech Report Preview

In advance of the official release on March 11 at SXSW, this helps you see what the general outline of the report covers. —JM NEW (March 9) Four Things That I’m Thinking About Resilience Form and Function are the cornerstones of classical design. As adversities continue to trend upwards, Fear is a natural reaction that… Continue reading 2022 Resilience Tech Report Preview

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4 Contexts of Resilience

“Interest in resilience is global …” —Buzzanell & Houston The five contexts: Individual/Relational Family Organizational Community National

Data Advances in Resilience Tech

I’ll be logging what I find here in the various verticals out there. —JM Healthcare Reference WSJ 12/2021: “Smart Bandages, Vehicle-Damage Trackers and More Data-Collecting Devices of the Future” Bandages that transmit inflammation and infection information thru acidity, wound temperature, and bacteria type — from the National University of Singapore. Floors that measure gait to… Continue reading Data Advances in Resilience Tech

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What’s the difference between Tech Resilience and Resilience Tech?

If you flip the two words “resilience” and “tech,” you get two different interpretations. One can have more positive connotations than the other. Can you guess which way it goes? Tech Resilience means trying to reduce your addiction to the digital sirens all around you that attempt to get your attention. That’s like … this… Continue reading What’s the difference between Tech Resilience and Resilience Tech?

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