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#Tether West Coast: Thanks!

I'm on my way home, from a week-long trip to Washington and Oregon. There are so much that I've heard, seen, tasted, and talked about in this (incredibly) long week. So much I want to share with the world. Right now, though, it's all this incoherent jumble in my head. So, I will try and tease it out bit by bit in multiple posts, tweets and status updates. Please bear with me and stay … [Read more...]

Why talk is jazz

We say our roundtables are like improv. Why? Recently, as I was talking to someone I just met, I noticed that there's certain rhythm to how our conversation was flowing. He would talk a little, and then I'd chime in. When there's a pause, how you start up the new topic or a followup question matters, and the exact timing of it, affects the mood of the conversation. There's an audience, … [Read more...]

Are you afraid of being away from your phone? #WDS #tether

Did you know two out of three people in the UK check their mobile phones 34 times a day? The Daily Mail wrote about nomophobia, the fear of being without a mobile phone. You can only know 150 people well at any one time. So why is it that we have so many volumes of things to say to so many more people, at any one time, through various communication channels? Is such an information … [Read more...]

#Northwest tour of #Tether ENDS in #Seattle JULY 10

Seattle! Come on down to TETHER! A roundtable, open and impromptu, is going to be hosted by Akira Morita. Excited to be back in our old 'hood. Online Ticketing for Tether Seattle: a conversation about what grounds you powered by Eventbrite … [Read more...]