Michael is Associate Publisher of Synergetic Press, co-manager of Earthdance, and co-founder of Techné Verde, a fiscal project of the Buckminster Fuller Institute developing online platforms including Communitas.Zone, a new social/collaboration network for transformative culture. A pioneer in digital media applications for 3 decades, he has also been an active environmentalist and event producer since the early 1980s. His 2013 TEDx Talk, “Designing the Control Panel for Spaceship Earth” provides background on the shared vision many hold of Information and Communications Technologies facilitating an evolutionary shift in our relationship to the true network of networks: our biosphere.