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Halcyon actively monitors change covering more than 150 key elements of life.

The 52:52:52 project, launching both on this site and on Twitter at the beginning of 2023 will help you address 52 issues with 52 responses over 52 weeks.

A Mundane Comedy will be Dominic Kelleher's new book, published in early 2023. Extracts will appear on this site and on my social media accounts the final quarter of 2022. Please get in touch with any questions or thoughts.

Ideas

On the Ethical Development Goals
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Halcyon In Kal… 13 January 2023

 

This evolving paper examines Ethical Development Goals (EDGs) that could complement the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

 

Introduction

The EDGs are inspired by the SDGs, officially known as ‘Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’, an intergovernmental set of aspiration Goals with 169 targets.

However, ethical considerations need to play a more central role in the implementation of the SDGs.

On 52 ideas, 52 weeks

Ideas

 

Halcyon's 52 ideas: 52 weeks campaign will start in early 2023, featuring a range of responses to issues you may be facing at the personal, organisational and/or societal levels (see examples below).

 

On Tales
Fairy tales
Halcyon Imagines 24 May 2020

 

A leading web curator noted that children’s books, especially classic ones with timeless wisdom for grown-ups, can be combined with minimalist posters that show complex stories or ideas in clean graphics.

A series of such hyper-minimalist takes on beloved children’s classics was created by designer Christian Jackson.

On TED
TED
Halcyon In Kal… 1 January 2019

 

I attended several TEDx events over the past decade and viewed/listened to many other TED talks. While I have paid TED less and less attention in recent years, as I've increasingly found the format to be rather overproduced and formulaic, there have undoubtedly been some thought-provoking talks along the way, including, for me, the following:

 

On Thinking Halcyon In Kal… 16 May 2018

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On Networks

Imagining how mapping humans' intricate social networks.could better our lives, by e.g. detecting epidemics earlier than ever, from the spread of innovative ideas, to risky behaviours, to viruses.

On Method Halcyon In Kal… 11 November 2015

Lenses

  • Topic:
  • I-Site:
  • Levels:
  • Timelines:
  • Spaces:
  • Signifiers.

Scopes

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The wise only possess ideas- the greater part of mankind are possessed by them - Samuel Taylor Coleridge http://bit.ly/aFkJQo