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A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

If the books and articles that introduced them become popular, the concepts can get stretched and applied way beyond their intended meaning.

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So the Achieving Excellents has four major objectives: - achieving excellence - ensuring equity - promoting well-being - competence We''ve also been partnering with the Council of Directors of Educations (CODE - ''superintendants'') - this boosts what we know about technology and enabling innovations. How do we build on this? From 68%.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. 2004). 2004, November 10).

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

David Weinberger tried to get us uncomfortable early in the last decade, with his book Small Pieces Loosely Joined. Links have value. No thanks.

the core competency for network era work

Harold Jarche

As a framework it is not a defined set of practices nor a recipe book, as there are many unique PKM routines. Why PKM?

Seven years and 95 theses

Harold Jarche

2004 - Lee LeFever hits the nail on the head with this Esse Quam Videre (to be rather than seem) post about weblogging in business. At them.

Strategy & Business Lists Hard Facts Among Decade's 10 Most.

Bob Sutton

Book Me For A Speech. The Decent Thing to Call My Book - Publishers Weekly. Six Business Books to Read on the Beach -- Wall Street Journal. Hard facts about this years books. Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Good Books. Again?

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Introducing Findings

Steven Berlin Johnson

In my twenties I began keeping digital copies of influential quotations from books I had read so that they were searchable on my hard drive; during the next decade I stumbled across a brilliant application called Devonthink that enabled me to make interesting connections between those quotes. (I It’s a social commonplace book.

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Heads you win, tails you lose

Harold Jarche

Anderson elaborated the Long Tail concept in his book The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More. Why is that?

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I Learned A Lot At My First-Ever F Up Nights

Dan Pontefract

In his book, The Secret of Staying in Love , author John Powell wrote, “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.”.

The race to platform education

George Siemens

As liberating as the web is, tremendous centralization of control is occurring in numerous spaces: Google in search/advertising/Android, Amazon in books/cloud computing, Facebook in social networks, etc. Amazon is brilliant at this – they’ve essentially vanquished main components in the book space. More on that in a bit.

Remote Sex: the perfect Valentine’s Day present

Ross Dawson

Our online magazine explores this fascinating aspect of the intersection of technology and society. I did many Valentine’s Day interviews back in 2003 and 2004, talking about proximity dating , one way in which technology is changing how we connect romantically. Further information on remote sex: [link].

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

technology ? Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability." " —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. The game is afoot! Canada

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Irving Wladawsky-Berger: GIO 3.0 - The 2007 Global Innovation Outlook

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

EMPAC is described as "a place and a program where the arts challenge and alter our technology, and technology challenges and alters the arts."

My Watershed Moments

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Book I've had the privilege of reading a large number of powerful books in my lifetime. The list goes on. What they see. Person Rik Hall.

Great Stagnation or Big Shift? The Answer Matters

John Hagel

A new book by my old friend Tyler Cowen, The Great Stagnation , has taken the media by storm, leading Business Week to proclaim Tyler as “America’s hottest economist” , even though his book was initially published only as an e-book.  Tyler’s book raises several important questions: Are we in a Great Stagnation?

The Organization Needs to Ask Itself Tough Questions to Survive

Dan Pontefract

technologies to bridge the connection gap? Almost 20 years later, I suppose we are all haunted by the words of Bennis. Gasco. Are you engaged?

Harold Jarche » Learning is Conversation

Harold Jarche

web site, database, book, voice mail) One reason that blogs are so engaging is because they allow flow. " —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. link] ConstellationW hjarche: Want to change education? Let’s start with the Cluetrain Manifesto (1999), and update it for training & education ( my previous post ). via Harald Jarche) [.] Jarche, H.

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We Are All New Immigrants to the Hyperconnected World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

One of the speakers was Tom Friedman , Foreign Affairs columnist for the New York Times and renowned author of a number of books, including The World is Flat. He then gave an excellent talk focused on the themes in his new book - That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back.

UX Week Keynote Speaker Ken Jennings on Maps and Design

Adaptive Path

back in 2004, he was a humble software engineer from Salt Lake City. When Ken Jennings stepped onto the stage of the game show Jeopardy!

Moving down-scale

Harold Jarche

You can watch his 2004 TED Talk on The Tragedy of Suburbia. Tags: Technology Communities Books farmers markets vs Wal*Mart).

Yes, A Business CAN Disrupt Itself

Steve Denning

We learned that in 1997 from Clayton Christensen’s brilliant book The Innovator’s Dilemma which starkly depicted the phenomenon. To learn more.

Harold Jarche » T&D Learning in 2020

Harold Jarche

In Learning in 2020 , trends in Tools, Technology, Workforce, Talent Management and Future Leaders are discussed. Canada


Connective Knowledge and Open Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I outlined my theory in the paper ‘Learning Networks’ in 2004 [link] and George wrote his important paper also in 2004. Finally as the end of this interview, can you talk about technologies that will impact the development of MOOCs in the future? Chinese readers firstly know you and George Siemens by the theory “connectivism”.

From Trash Cans to Nokia: Is Creativity Innovation?

Steve Denning

Patricia Cohen tells the touching story of Daniel Reetz who built a scanner that was fast enough to scan a 400-page book in about 20 minutes out of stuff that he found in trash cans: two cameras and two lights that he tied together with pieces of acrylic and wood. They carefully researched the market and new technologies. So what?

David Weinberger - Untitled Article

David Weinberger

Technology is not magic,” he says. You mean we might be reading books that don’t have screens.” “Technology gives you a sense of precision” that is unwarranted. It was just scratching the surface in 2004. Craig Fugate is the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Micah Sifry: Why the Net’s effect on politics has disappointed us

David Weinberger

This is a liveblog of Micah Sifry’s book talk hosted by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. and me.

The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Something that’s also received a lot ofattention recently (because he appeared on the TED videos) is the Khan Academy,which is a whole series of YouTube videos on mathematics, physics, and similarscience and technology subjects. I took this photograph in 2004, and if youlook at it really closely it’s a fish and fish guts. And so on.

Business Problems, Trust and Values

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over time, technologies and markets change, and the company needs to adapt its business models to those changes or else it won’t survive. At the beginning of the book, Mr. Watson wrote: . “I IBM, for example, faced serious bribery scandals in Argentina in 1996 and in South Korea in 2004. What should the company then do?

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. Why? "We

Where the Silicon Meets the Road

Andy McAfee

One of the best books about technology and its impact written in recent years is The New Division of Labor , by Frank Levy and Richard Murnane , which came out in 2004. The results of the first DARPA Grand Challenge , held in 2004, supported this conclusion. Its second chapter is titled “Why People Still Matter.&#

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

Beth Kanter

Bookshare is an online library for people who can’t read standard print books. Flickr Photo by DonkeyHotey. Unfortunately, that’s not the case.

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

Mark Oehlert

The stats on the growth of the gaming market and the changing demographic of gamers is also interesting but I think of more interest to folks in the corporate space would be some admittedly dated stats now from Beck & Wade's 2004 book, Got Game? Games require absolutely no technology. You bet. Spot on. Couldn't agree more.

Five Key Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Though some feel distance and online learning will not reduce costs[2], many are looking to new technologies not only to increase access but also to reduce the load borne by government. Which current or emerging technology has the potential of radically transforming online and distance learning? This is my response. ( 1 HRSDC. 2011.

Harold Jarche » Seeing What’s Next

Harold Jarche

This last book gives new business entrants (upstarts) and incumbents a theory-based set of tools to understand and use disruptive innovations.


Harold Jarche » Interdependent Learning

Harold Jarche

" —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. link] ConstellationW hjarche: Want to change education? The learner is dependent on others. when you job shadow.

Reinventing Relationships

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Once upon a time, new technologies were first deployed in large institutions - enterprises, universities and research labs, the military and civilian government agencies, - from which they eventually trickled down to the rest of the economy as their prices and complexity dropped. Social networking applications are not new to business.

Publication Day For Scaling Up Excellence -- and Facebook's 10th Anniversary!

Bob Sutton

Today is Facebook’s 10 th Anniversary.   Facebook is an especially instructive scaling case. There was one in Columbia.  cities. 

How I use social media

Nancy White

These roots are significant because our patterns of use, our ways of embracing or rejecting technology are grounded in this history. Thanks.&#

MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I had, meanwhile, been running my newsletter service for the educational technology community since 2001. In a sense, the same reason we organize learning into courses is the reason we organize text into books. Yes, simply ‘reading’ is useful and engaging, and widely recommended, but ‘reading a book’ is defined and contained.