Author Archives: Gideon Rosenblatt

Gideon Rosenblatt writes about the impact of technology on people, organizations and society at Alchemy of Change. He is a technologist with a background in business and social change. For nine years, Gideon ran Groundwire, a mission-driven technology consulting group, dedicated to building a more sustainable world. Prior to that, he spent ten years at Microsoft in various marketing, product development and management positions, where he developed CarPoint, one of the world's first large-scale e-commerce websites. Gideon was raised in Utah, lived and worked in Japan and China for several years, and now lives in Seattle with his wife and two boys. More details on Gideon here.

Medusa and the Evolution of Human Consciousness

A horrifying nightmare leads to a new understanding of the story of Medusa, as metaphor for the evolution of human consciousness.

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Writing as Giving

We make our writing a gift when it comes from the heart rather than from the ego.

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Seeing Deeply Through the Medium of Technology

As medium has become message, we must learn to see more deeply, beyond our distracted, glassy reflections.

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Creative Inspiration in Design

Our Magic, our Beauty, is our Ability to break through the bonds of habitual patterns in our minds and connect with this Greater Source of Creative Inspiration.

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Why I’m Fasting One Day a Week

I'm now fasting one day a week and its teaching me about the Human Body and different modes of experience.

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Alchemy of Change’s New Focus

I'm now resuscitating Alchemy of Change with a new focus on exploring the Soul.

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The Truth Machine: The Lie Detector in Your Next Pair of Glasses

Eulerian Video Magnification is a new video processing technology that could soon turn your phone - or even your glasses - into a lie detector.

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Klout, Influence, and the Future of Business

Klout helps companies better understand the influence of employees and customers, and this opens the firm more fully to the outside world. Despite its many problems, Klout not only symbolizes the growing importance of influence in marketing, but the increasingly permeable nature of the firm.

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Soulful Work – My Interview with Big Life

An interview with Shelly Immel from Big Life, where she helps me cut to the essence of my work on making business a better force for good in the world.

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Fixing the Google+ Engagement Problem

Google has a real problem with Google+ engagement - especially with new users. Here are some ideas on how to address the situation.

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