Strategies for progress
What should we aim for with our Internet of algorithmic genies?
The Reputation Society (MIT Press)
What are the long-term challenges and opportunities for online reputation?
Ten Simple Rules for Cultivating Open Science and Collaborative R&D
Can simple rules and conversational interviews clarify collaboration?
Open Source for Neglected Diseases
Magic bullet or mirage?
Worldchanging: A Users Guide for the 21st Century
How can innovative solutions build sustainable prosperity?
Mass collaboration for massive problems?
Manifesto for the Reputation Society
Can effective reputations upgrade society?
Health Innovation in sub-Saharan Africa
What can we learn from case studies of African health entrepreneurs?
A Visual Dashboard for Moving Health Technologies From "Lab to Village"
How might we monitor roadblocks to new technology implementation?
What could we do with an "Internet of Opinions"?
How can we measure superhuman abilities?
Head of Data Insights at Clio. Progress Strategist. Affiliate Researcher at the Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation at the University of Waterloo.
VP of Data Science and Analytics at Prodigy Education. Grew Data team from 3 to 30+, and grew people from contributor to lead to director. Helped millions of users love learning, and all of Prodigy be data-powered: Game, Education, Parents, Teachers, Marketing, Finance, People Ops, etc. Scaled user understanding and promoted culture of long-term business value from delivering more user value. Levelled up as an executive, coach, technical leader, and cross-functional partner.
Worked with Results for Development, Government of Canada, National Research Council, Industry Canada, McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health, and others. Innovative solutions to planetary problems with Worldchanging and Worldchanging Canada. Collaborative technologies implementation with the Communications Research Center and National Research Council. Ph.D. Carleton University, postdoctoral work at NRC and the University of Fribourg. Other: network engineering, R&D policy, reverse engineering, evolutionary computation, teaching...
Interests: algorithmic co-operation, collaborative tactics, collective intelligence, complex adaptive systems, constructive news, conversational interviews, creative games, ecological economics, econophysics, ethical finance, foresight, global health, great books, health innovation, high-performance teams, long-horizon strategies, machine learning, peer production, qualitative research, reputation systems, responsible investment, sustainable prosperity, systemic solutions, visions of a better tomorrow...
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