Global Sensemaking network launches

I’m delighted to say that the Global Sensemaking network has just gone public, after several months of community building under the radar. Global Sensemaking (GSm) is a group of people dedicated to helping humanity address complex, interrelated global problems-such as climate change, energy policy, poverty, and food security-by developing and applying new web-based technology to assist collaborative decision making and cooperative problem solving.

We are from all walks of life: professors, scientists, software engineers, politicians, parents, grandparents, public health professionals, business people, students, film-makers, …. If our charter (below) appeals to you, please join us.

This network is an exciting convergence of work at KMi in the Hypermedia Discourse group, with leading practitioner/researchers including MIT’s Center for Collective Intelligence, DebateGraph, Cognexus Institute, and many other highly motivated people committed to bringing next generation deliberation tools and group coordination to the challenges of climate change.

We invite you to join this effort to build critical mass, refine our mission, consolidate community structure, and integrate our tools. We welcome human-centred technologists, climate change subject matter experts, and policy/decision-makers.

Global Sensemaking was catalysed by a proposal I made to develop "HC4D: Human-Centred Computing for Climate Change Deliberation" (see link)

Related Links:

KMi News Image 0
KMi News Image 1


Knowledge Media Institute
The Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1908 653800

Fax: +44 (0)1908 653169

Email: KMi Support


If you have any comments, suggestions or general feedback regarding our website, please email us at the address below.

Email: Digital Development Services