PRESS RELEASE — WPC Book 1: What do we do about inequality?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE St. Louis, MO — The Wicked Problems Collaborative (WPC) is proud to announce the release of our debut offering, “WPC Book 1: What do we do about inequality?” on U.S. Labor Day (9/5/16). The economy isn’t working for most of us. Sure, a few have done exceptionally well in the wake of the Great […]

Getting to Here — My Path to the Wicked Problems Collaborative

I started a crazy project two years ago. I was afraid it had little chance of succeeding. But a lot of thoughtful folks chose to take a chance (and they were exceedingly patient with me as I fumbled through the process), so I’ll start here by thanking them. Before I get to the story of our book, […]

Getting to Here — My Path to the Wicked Problems Collaborative

I started a crazy project two years ago. I was afraid it had little chance of succeeding. But a lot of thoughtful folks chose to take a chance (and they were exceedingly patient with me as I fumbled through the process), so I’ll start here by thanking them. Before I get to the story of our book, […]

What Tim O’Reilly is Missing About Inequality

The following is an excerpt of a new post by Tim O’Reilly (“What Paul Graham Is Missing About Inequality“) in which he publicly responds to a draft of Paul Graham’s post, after it was posted. (What are friends for?) For the record, I found both Mr. Graham’s post, and Ezra Klein’s response, uneven as they both seemed […]

Ralph Marston on the Opportunity in Wicked Problems

If you found this interesting, I welcome you to check out my books. I’m currently finishing up the last part of the book on Brexit that I’m serializing. Parts (1) covering the challenges in the EU prior to the referendum, & 2) which dives into the primary factors that drove the referendum’s result, are already out. […]

Bad News. Horrible Timing. Moving on…

In making changes to another site I managed to overwrite this one, and our hosting service is having trouble providing a backup, so I’m trying to quickly cobble together a new site as our first book is due out in just over a month (and it’s starting to look like restoring the old version just isn’t going […]

The Wicked Problems Collaborative – Book 1: What do we do about inequality? (Preview)

Here’s an unfinished cut of the Kickstarter video for the book launch. Feedback would be greatly appreciated! Thank you, Chris If you found this interesting, I welcome you to check out my books. I’m currently finishing up the last part of the book on Brexit that I’m serializing. Parts (1) covering the challenges in the […]

Myopia and the Snowball Effect

Climate Change.  Inequality.  Epidemics.  Water shortages.  Biodiversity.  The list goes on. We know the issues are out there, but we choose to ignore them. It’s not my problem.  It’s not that big of a deal.  Someone else will take care of it.  Maybe it will just go away. We tell ourselves these things to avoid […]