Networks Are The Primary Metaphor Of The Future

Source: YouTube | The RSA

In this video, Manuel Lima, senior UX design lead at Microsoft, explains how networks have become the primary metaphor for understanding our world and solving major challenges.

The shift from hierarchical thinking to systems thinking has impacted nearly every human endeavor. In what ways do you think the modern mission movement has also been impacted by this shift?

If the modern mission movement can be characterized as “mission from everywhere to everywhere,” what happens when we shift our metaphors from hierarchies / trees (leaders and followers) to networks / systems (interconnected peers)?


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