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
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.
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
“Interest in resilience is global …” —Buzzanell & Houston The five contexts: Individual/Relational Family Organizational Community National
As databases for vulnerabilities go, I marvel at the comprehensive list managed by NIST.
I’ve started a running list of startups out there in the space of resilience tech. Let’s see what bubbles up … Noting on an index of ventures that disaster category reveals 300 or so, and resilience category reveals 600 or so. I wonder what it is for “risk” … 2010 Planet Labs was founded in… Continue reading Resilience Tech Startups Roundup
Amy Tobey’s talk at Failover Conference in 2020 entitled, “The Future of DevOps is Resilience Engineering” is a good place to start if you’ve stumbled upon this space as “the place” where the future is likely to happen. It’s available on YT below, and you can read a terrific summary by Hannah Culver over on… Continue reading DevOps and Resilience Engineering
Motorola has issued a terrific report with a set of global lenses on public safety technology. The underlying message? Digital transformation, of course!
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
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?