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Governance and Pragmatism: Moving Beyond “The Culture of No”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Inside IBM's Historic Turnaround ,” former IBM Chairman and CEO Lou Gerstner wrote about the bureaucratic culture that contributed greatly to the near-death experience IBM went through in the early 1990s.  One of the most extraordinary manifestations of this no culture was IBM’s infamous nonconcur system.  natural disasters.

Jobs in the Age of Watson

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

like the framework proposed by my fellow panelists Frank Levy and David Autor in two different papers: The Skill Content of Recent Technological Change , published in 2003 by Autor and Levy along with Harvard Professor Richard Murnane ; and How Computerized Work and Globalization Shape Human Skill Demands published in 2005-2006 by Levy and Murnane. 

Skills 101

[tech@state][2b2k] Real-time awareness

David Weinberger

In Jan 2003, there was an uptick because of the beginning of SARS, which as not identified until Feb 2003. Ahmed: It helps to have people who speak the language and know the culture. Linton: Security and verification? At the Tech@State conf, a panel is starting up. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Others, too.

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

showing C)2 levels in a classroom in the UK (finding 4K ppm - concentration is impacted!) innovators of today") Q: are we looking at ways to. my grade 12 students last year built five apps. could be marketable today - if we have students are experts and knowledgeable - are we looking at a way to make the transition in our schools? From 68%.

A Year in Photos

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Ideas, learning culture and society emerge as a result of these transactions; they aren''t transmitted through them. But there is no camera.

Intgrating iTunes U Access into Desire2Learn

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

UW-Whitewater - has an established culture around D2L, which was adopted in 2003, with 1000 course sestions. Also, we want to modify the D2L widget using Flash to improve security. Summary of a presentation from David Delgado , University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, at the Desiore2Learn Fusion 2008 conference. What is iTune U?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Quote of the Day: James Gee and Learningq

Mark Oehlert

" James Paul Gee What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy 2003, pg. Clay Shirky My latest additions to

My Digital Identity

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Some of them are more or less permanent, like your social security number. 2003). What is the self? What is the person? Who am I? 1996).

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Flashback to an Angry Bill Gates

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Firefox Can make even GMail Better | Main | SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Ecology of Games: Connecting Youth, Games, and Learning (ed. Katie Salen)

Mark Oehlert

With Eric Zimmerman, she is the coauthor of Rules of Play (MIT Press, 2003) and coeditor of The Game Design Reader (MIT Press, 2005)."

Groups vs Networks: The Class Struggle Continues

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And I know there are good reasons for that and I know there’s security and all of that, but you know, I mean security is like walls. The Ghost Map

Steven Berlin Johnson

But it also widens its focus to tell the history of Londons sewer system, the evolutionary history of bacteria, the biological and cultural roots of the miasma theory, the bizarre waste management techniques of Victorian society, and so on. 170 I-MATE: Pocket PC Microsoft Pocket PC 2003.$500 Tufte wrote about it in two of his books.)