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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Hall Duty

I had hall duty today. I walked around with a badge and a walkie-talkie, inviting wandering students to make their way back to class, or if they had spare, to make use of the cafeteria and library. Towards the end … Continue reading

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A Premise for Government

Random thoughts from my afternoon bike ride, inspired by my reading of Jane Jacob’s Systems of Survival. The book explores the relationship between guardianship and enterprise and the hazardous results of one behaving like the other. A Premise for Government It … Continue reading

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Systems Thinking: A Gharagedaghi Brief

I’m now back from a seven-week summer sabbatical in Chicago. Alongside improv workshops and taking stage to tell stories, I spent much of my time learning about Systems Design. In particular, I grew fascinated with Jamshid Gharagedaghi’s Systems Thinking; Managing Chaos … Continue reading

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What I learned about storytelling from 1-week at Second City Chicago

This summer I had the privilege of doing a one-week intensive course through Second City Chicago’s Training Center. Led by Andy Eninger, head of the writing program, the course was called Solo Performance. We spent most of our time taking … Continue reading

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