The karass, the granfalloon, and emergent technology…

Steven Johnson’s recent column gets off to a great start, citing Vonnegut’s classic novel Cat’s Cradle, in which the author…

… explains how the world is divided into two types of social organizations: the karass and the granfalloon. A karass is a spontaneously forming group, joined by unpredictable links, that actually gets stuff done

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I am a Strategist and Discoordinator with UBC's Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology. My main blogging space is Abject Learning, and I sporadically update a short bio with publications and presentations over there as well...
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