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Flotilla-Massive 2021-04-14


Vincent Arena, Peter Kaminski, Bill Anderson, Charles Blass, Michael Grossman

Checking In

  • gardening

  • composting

  • carefully harvesting sprouting seeds out of the previous winter's compost

  • information overwhelm

  • conversation vs conversations vs The Conversation

  • various types/ orders of conversation

  • collective intelligence

    • connected intelligence
    • super intelligence
    • collective connected super intelligence
  • humans are too messy and computers are the norm

  • computers are too rigid and humans are the norm

  • balance between structure and flexibility/emergence

Markdown Questions

  • Project Directories
    • Can we do tables in this?
      • yes, but they're ugly; maybe we want to do it a little differently


Field Description Field Type



  • full-name: "Peter Kaminski" organizations:
  • "Open Global Mind"
  • "Collective Sense Commons"
  • Flotilla
  • "Free Jerry's Brain" phones:
  • "+1 650-918-6101" short-name: Pete sortable-name: "Kaminski, Peter" twitter: "@peterkaminski" urls:
  • ""


project: "Catalist Network" communities: - OGM - CICOLAB - UIF description: "Catalist is a cataloging tool for building collective intelligence." help-needed: - details: "looking for money" type: Funding - details: "looking for team" type: Team geo-pin: Long Island, NY geo-regions-served: {"Global", "United States"} about-us: stage: project-type: Startup project-type(s): Tool, Startup, Community main-topic Sub Topics Website Link: Causes: Skills Needed: Related Projects: Technologies Used: Languages: Personas That Would Like This Project: Openess/Opportunities To Get Involved: Team Size: Project Image: Compensation: Project Privacy: Problem(s) Solving: Help Needed Category Free Text/Miscellaneous:


twitter-link:" twitter-handle: "@peterkaminski" twitter: @peterkaminski twitter: peterkaminski urls:

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  • ""
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short-bio: 160 char longer-bio: geo-pin-current: time zone inherited geo-pins-past: about-me: passions: Email:

Past Roles & Organization(s): Student, Rensselaer Current Roles @ Organization(s): Founder, Catalist

What are the questions that underly your work?Underlying work: beyond roles

objectives personal-website Interests Projects Link how to link projects?


  • "Massive Wiki"
  • "Emergent Event Sensemaking"
  • "Free Jerry's Brain"
  • "OGM Stewards"

Major & Class Year: Mechanical Engineering, 17' Major & University: Mechnical Engineering, RPI

Birth date: Personas: What is your superpower? What comes easy to you? "CICOLAB" Role

urls: opportunities: preferred communications channel:

Fields / Complexity We Won't Use Now?

geo-complex: - address: "88 Hewlett Road, ER, NY" type: Headquarters precision: address description: "This is our headquarters" - address: New York type: region served precision: state description: "This is our main customer base"


Schemas and Tools

  • ambiguation of grammar and terms
  • e.g.,
  • also see relational schema
  • also see entity-relationship diagram

YAML Tools




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