What is a StoryThreader?

"StoryThreading" was born from frustration.

I've watched too many good ideas die in workshops and meetings, even with skilled facilitators and well-intentioned rapporteurs doing their best.

I'd see a small flash of brilliance early on, but somewhere between the dot-voting and the "clustering" of ideas by well-meaning facilitators, the flash was snuffed out. The group's output usually got normalized, homogenized: neutered.

Many of these events employed graphic facilitators, whose job it is to record, visually and vibrantly, what they hear happen during a meeting. I have some dear friends who do this for a living.

Problem is, I've been curating a mind map for 21 years. A single software web that holds everything I've found worth remembering over those 21 years, including the best articles, books, posts and videos on many topics; humanity's Big Questions; retcipes for cocktails, rice dishes and better group process; and variants of Capitalism.

I frame that as a problem, because I'm acutely aware of the value of