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The social Web before social networks: a report from 2003

David Weinberger

In 2003 it was becoming clear that we needed?—?and That was the theme of Clay Shirky ’s 2003 keynote at the ETech conference, the most important gathering of Web developers of its time. Clay’s 2003 analysis of the situation is awesome. ” But now (2003) we’re fully into the fully social web. ” Nah

Can AI Help Translate Technological Advances into Strategic Advantage?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic,” is one of the most memorable quotes of science fiction writer Arthur C.

Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A New Strategy for Higher Education and Training Shirley Alexander Some intro stuff about the buildings being built for the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Technology''s role. difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? MIT engineering courses stufy: 8% completion rate (yikes) - so, how do we address this?

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Disruptive Innovation Revisited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The disruptive potential of exponential technologies is amplified when they interact and combine in innovative ways.  Today, the largest U.S.

Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Technological revolutions are highly disruptive to economies and societies.  million people. 

Managing Transformative Initiatives - Some Lessons Learned

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Technology and StrategyIt’s different for established companies.  Valuable assets.

Jobs in the Age of Watson

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On October 31, I participated in a symposium sponsored by MIT’s Center for Digital Business on The Race Against the Machine: The Future of Technology and Employment.  match between Watson , IBM’s question-answering system, three students from the Harvard Business School and three students from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. 

TV 3.0

Doc Searls

In  The TV in the Snake of Time , I examined that question at some length: Television is deeply embedded in pretty much all developed cultures by now.

Humans, Machines and Collective Intelligence

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The technologies will both help enhance the performance of individuals, as well as help groups work together more effectively. 

[Research] Data on Nonprofit Cloud Computing: Anywhere, Anytime Technology for Social Change

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Back in 2003 when most people in the nonprofit sector were asking, “What the heck is a blog?,” Or it can, anyway.

Embracing Disruptive Innovations: Organizational Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Technology and Strategy But, these feel more like business-as-usual. 

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

I first heard about the “World Live Web&# when my son Allen dropped the phrase casually in conversation, back in 2003. Links have value.

Education, Technology and Myth

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Responding to Norm Friesen, E-Learning Myth #2: Technology Drives Educational Change In this post, various propositions have been collected under a single heading. From the text: It is often said or implied that technology or technological change impact education. So I conclude that technology changes education. will be?)

Bader A. Alsaleh - September 17, Riyadh - Summary Notes

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Alsaleh (Professor, Instructional Design and Technology, King Saud University) @ba_alsaleh On 40 minutes, will present a number of ideas. Pedagogists have spent the 20th century asking about these questions, but in the 21st century everything has changed. Teaching and learning is effected by the new technology. Bader A.

Towards an ET (Energy Technologies) Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Energy Biosciences Institute and similar programs around the world are ushering a massive energy technology revolution.  The effective management of our global, integrated, unpredictable economies and financial systems is probably going to be a newcomer to many Grand Challenge lists.  Why are breakthroughs in energy so critical? 

Innovation in Higher Education

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

And if a postsecondary education is fundamentally affordable - meaning lower in cost, not just price - this will also answer the question of how to extend access by enabling students to afford a higher education.” The first is a disruptive technology enabler. Roughly 10 percent of students in 2003 took at least one online course. 

The Science of Complex Systems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Then, around ten years ago, I became very interested in the applications of technology to market-facing, people oriented complex systems , especially systems involving services.  Prior to joining the Santa Fe Institute in 2003, he was the leader and founder of the high energy physics group at Los Alamos National Lab. Let me explain.

Birgit Mager and the Evolution of Service Design

Adaptive Path

It was a time when companies were moving away from a product and technology focus and a solutions-focus was emerging. think it gives you a better sense of what makes a difference and what it takes to make that difference. [AN]: That actually brings us to my next question: what does service design mean to you?

What is the theory that underpins our moocs?

George Siemens

As the course progressed, interactions were scattered over many tools and technologies. And that should be our real focus. Connectivist.

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[2b2k] The Net as paradigm

David Weinberger

So I bought his 2003 book Shift!: That is to say, when the technologies, software and devices which enable global connectivity in real time become so ubiquitous that we are completely unaware of their presence…We are simply connected.” 175-176] Not bad for 2003! We understand our world through our technologies.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

Twitter API new rules: That have crashed most of my favourite Twitter clients user experiences and no questions asked! Even for us. Till 2007.

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Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

tell them they need to go beyond dumb technology. Extremism is rarely the answer to questions of human development. Learning is social.

Workplace learning in ten years

Harold Jarche

switched to  a Handspring (Palm) in 2001. I had high-speed Internet access at work ( a university) but not at home until 2003.

Futures of the Internet

Doc Searls

Are the next takeoff technologies evident now? One of my responses (to the last question) was even published in full. Still, I thought it would be worth sharing my full responses to all the questions. But it’s an open question whether or not they’ll get behind it. It’s a technological one. wrong.

Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence

Luis Suarez

Rather technology fails, or The Social Web user experience fails. Welcome to the new elsua! And most of the times, we don’t. Or both!

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

Sadly. . And here is why… . WOW, boy, did we have a good blast?!? For sure! And a  real one! And failure to do so would mean a cease and desist notice.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: The Soul of a Business – People, Culture and Brand

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. But the question is much harder to answer when it comes to global enterprises like IBM, BP, Fidelity or Colgate-Palmolive, to cite a few companies with which I work closely.

Strata Conference Wrap Up: Big Data, Big Opportunities

George Siemens

New modes of sensemaking – through social and technological systems – are required. Now that it’s explicit, we can analyze it.

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The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

New Technology The development of new technology continues to have an impact on learning. While on the one hand, new technology allows schools and instructors to offer learning in new ways, educators nonetheless continue to face limitations imposed by technology, and sometimes the lack of technology. Web 2.0

Can we jumpstart new tech usage?

Clark Quinn

It’s a well-known phenomena that new technologies get used in the same ways as old technologies until their new capabilities emerge. The question is, can we do better?  I’d certainly like to believe so! And the question is, can we anticipate and leverage the properties and skip (or minimize) the stumbling beginnings.

Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

First of all, there is technological access, ranging from power to Internet access, to mobile delivery. This Open Educational Resource is a concept that was identified and named by UNESCO in 2002 or 2003 [1]. And this creates the question of synchronization, across multiple cloud providers. have two questions. Learning.

A blast from the independent past

Doc Searls

He gives the time frame for that as roughly 2001-2005, peaking in 2003 or so. What is known as entertainment, marketing, influence and psychology is driven by technology today. Everything that we know – is ‘swatched’ in the veneer of technology. Almost nothing ‘happens’ without technology.

A Year in Photos

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

LPSS is developing the technology behind the personal learning environment I have been talking about in my talks. But there is no camera.

Trainer’s Notebook: Finding Inspiration and New Ideas for Facilitation Techniques

Beth Kanter

Others have also documented and used the technique or taught others how to do it. There are usually two aspects of this. Tips Training Design

EPSS and ePerformance

Tony Karrer

Searching on eperformance I ran across your 2003 LearningCircuits blog entries (E-Performance Essentials) separating eperformance into edevelopment, einteraction and esupport. This is a question I've struggled with for quite a while. We could use EPSS as a term, but it seems a bit old, and a bit engineering-like.

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Steven Berlin Johnson

stevenberlinjohnson.com « | Main | » Ive always been weirdly obsessed with the question of how life on earth would have evolved differently if there had been no moon. Interface Culture : How New Technology Transforms the Way We Create and Communicate My first. And Other Questions. recommend. CNN Invests in Outside.In

Capgemini NL: disruptive, desperate, or both?

Martijn Linssen

The answer to the first question thus is: Yes, Capgemini is desperate. Question just is, will it be successful? Lease-car? Office cost?

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An Amplification of the power of Game-Based Learning in the Corporate World

Mark Oehlert

In 2003, around 92% of kids age 2 through 17 in the United States access games on a daily basis.Of Games require absolutely no technology. Learning is by definition a technologically mediated delivery mechanism.its not even a stand-alone set of principles.  On the theoretical front, we really need to get Skinner out of there.

Why I’m Scared of the SOPA Bill by Jim Fruchterman

Beth Kanter

However, SOPA apparently has shoot first, ask questions later provisions. Flickr Photo by DonkeyHotey. Unfortunately, that’s not the case.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The digital technology revolution marches on.  So do the forces of globalization.  The foremost reason is the need to become more flexible and adaptable in response to fast changing technology advances and market conditions as well as the heightened competitive pressures brought about by globalization.  . natural disasters.