Notes from 2004
JANUARY 8, 2011
I was listening to an interview with Steven Johnson on CBC Spark and he suggested that it’s a good practice to take regular notes (like my blog) but also important to review them regularly. I’ve gone through my 2004 posts, which was my first year of full-time blogging on this site, and here is what still remains interesting.
Dear Adobe, Please buy Flickr
MAY 7, 2016
Art Business Culture Future Internet Photography Adobe flickr yahooThis photo of Utah is the dozens of thousands I’ve put on Flickr.
A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?
JULY 2, 2014
Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strateg
Smart Homes - Building for America's Bravest
JULY 17, 2013
Healthcare Systems Innovation Smart Systems Society and Culture Compelling and emotionally resonant does not begin to do justice to its content.
The Science of Innovation
DECEMBER 17, 2014
Its final report, - Innovate America: Thriving in a World of Challenge and Change , - was released in December of 2004. Human capital.
We Are All New Immigrants to the Hyperconnected World
OCTOBER 6, 2011
These companies and technologies had not been born or were in their infancy in 2004, yet they are now a major part of our conversations. In these short number of years, we have moved from a flat to a hyperconnected world. The THINK Forum included a number of talks and panels which looked at leadership from a number of different angles.
The MIT Forum on Future Cities
APRIL 15, 2011
The Sense able City Lab was founded in 2004 by architect and engineer Carlo Ratti , who is a faculty member in MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Smart Systems Society and CultureFirst, is the rapid urbanization of the planet.
A New Style of Work
JULY 24, 2011
Tom Foremski , a journalist blogger and friend who reports on the business and culture of innovation in Silicon Valley Watcher , wrote an interesting comment in my blog: “In some ways, I see your post-retirement life as being somewhat futuristic, in that it will be the way many people will be working in the future. Next is access to people.
Can Things Still Get Done in Our Gridlocked Political System?
JANUARY 2, 2014
Before 2004, same-sex civil marriage was not recognized in any US jurisdiction. It’s now legal in 17 states and the District of Columbia.
Money Doesn't Necessarily Buy Competitive Advantage
MAY 28, 2011
Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and StrategyJust about every company will tell you that innovation is one of its highest priorities. But, this is much easier said than done. Research and development is often used as such a proxy for innovation.
Business Problems, Trust and Values
JULY 16, 2011
For me this is particularly interesting, given that organizational culture is one of the topics I often discuss in my university seminars. In addition, just last month we celebrated IBM’s Centennial , and along with the many who have written articles on the subject, I kept asking myself: “why is IBM still alive and thriving after so long?”.
70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend
MAY 5, 2015
Diagram from Heinze & Proctor ‘Reflections on the Use of Blended Learning’ (2004). University of Salford, UK. Work is becoming more complex.
The New Entrepreneurship: Back to the Roots of the American Dream
MAY 20, 2011
We saw the rise of a kind of bureaucratic corporate culture, more interested in preserving its organizational power and managing orderly prosperity. Other major studies, like the 2004 US National Innovation Initiative have made similar recommendations. Gallup’s measurements are somewhat higher at 9.2%. Not at all.
Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business are Hollow Shells without Democracy
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
Thomas Malone, in The Future of Work (2004) envisaged four potential organizational models for the network era: Loose hierarchies.
I Learned A Lot At My First-Ever F Up Nights
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
” In 2004, Clayton was COO of a web development shop called Mercurial Communications. Don’t shoot the messenger! Todd Dunlop.
Irving Wladawsky-Berger: GIO 3.0 - The 2007 Global Innovation Outlook
MARCH 19, 2007
with back-to-back meetings in New York City, one of which I was the host for. and GIO 2.0. But where do the problems come from in the first place?
my pkm story
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
culture of innovation can be created by changing daily behaviours, which the practice of PKM can do. PKM shifts responsibility. Early Tools.
Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Some Thoughts on Multidisciplinary Innovation
NOVEMBER 12, 2007
» November 12, 2007 Some Thoughts on Multidisciplinary Innovation The 2004 US National Innovation Initiative succinctly pointed out that "[Innovation] is multidisciplinary and technologically complex. It arises from the intersections of different fields or spheres of activity." This is not surprising. Why is it so difficult?
Heads you win, tails you lose
MAY 22, 2010
The freelance studio musician, the stringer selling reports to newspapers from warzones are both crucial contributors to culture. Why is that?
What blogging was
JANUARY 8, 2014
Some of us had been arguing from the beginning of the Web that the Web was more a social space than a publishing, informational or commercial space — “more” in the sense of what was driving adoption and what was making the Web the dominant shaping force of our culture. Fellow Hours are private. No, this is not ironic.)
Reinventing Management: Part 4: Coordination: From bureaucracy to.
JANUARY 23, 2011
Addison-Wesley, 2004.  Cohn, M. Addison-Wesley, 2004. 4. What am I going to do today?
Has the Economic Meltdown & 9/11 Impacted our Definition of Teams?
SEPTEMBER 25, 2011
There are three key trends or periods that I’d like to highlight: Phase 1 : September, 2001 through June, 2004. So what does this all mean?
The Freelance Revolution
SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
wrote that free agents are the future of work in 2004 when I noticed that it was getting much easier to be a free agent. Books Communities Wor
AUGUST 10, 2012
Apple killed off HyperCard in 2004, but it remains more than a fond memory to many of us. “I grew up in a box-centric culture at Apple.
Fixing the US Jobs Problem
JUNE 30, 2011
Just about every major study, like the 2004 National Innovation Initiative , that has analyzed what must be done to improve US innovation and global competitiveness has made similar recommendations. They divided the economy into two segments: tradable and nontradable. Their analysis uncovered a tale of two very different economies. favor.”
UX Week Keynote Speaker Ken Jennings on Maps and Design
JUNE 2, 2014
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!
Jobs? We ain’t got no jobs
MAY 17, 2011
Tweet If contract work seems like the only option, then start networking with co-workers and competitors. Is anything like this happening?
The 2010 IBM Global CEO Study
MAY 28, 2010
This is IBM’s fourth biennial CEO study since 2004. It is also the largest. even before the financial upheaval last year, business executives operating in a fast-changing, global market were beginning to realize the value of managers who could think more nimbly across multiple frameworks, cultures and disciplines.
Growing Up in a Complex World
JUNE 18, 2010
This is IBM’s fourth and largest CEO study since 2004, based on more than 1,500 face-to-face interviews with CEOs and senior public leaders from more than 60 countries. Tags: Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Healthcare Systems Innovation Political Issues Society and Culture They grew up in a complex world.
Meaning and truth
JANUARY 16, 2012
This is of particular importance in politics where we can see in both Blair and Cameron the products of a sound bite culture. Reflections
Toward a More Distributed, Collaborative Government
SEPTEMBER 22, 2008
But, for a distributed organization to work effectively, it must adopt a culture of collaboration across its most important tasks. In 2004, California voters approved the creation of $3 billion in state funds over ten years for human embryonic stem cell research. Tags: Management and Leadership Society and Culture
Reinventing Management: Part 5: From value to values
JANUARY 25, 2011
Toyota Culture: The Heart and Soul of the Toyota Way. Toyota Culture: The Heart and Soul of the Toyota Way. 4.
Yes, A Business CAN Disrupt Itself
MARCH 10, 2011
In some cases as at Nokia in 2004, the disruptive innovation that was overlooked came from within the firm itself. Vice versa never happens.”
Economics After the Crisis
APRIL 23, 2010
Tags: Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture
Scaling Up Excellence: The Problem of More
OCTOBER 9, 2013
Between 2004 and 2006, for example, a Boston-based nonprofit called the Institute for Health Improvement. posted it there last week.
Indifference, Hostility, Isolation and Other Obstacles to a Healthy Innovation Environment
AUGUST 11, 2008
The 2004 National Innovation Initiative report observed that "[Innovation] is multidisciplinary and technologically complex. For such a spirit to take hold, it must become an integral part of the company's culture. Tags: Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture Is that too pessimistic a view? Perhaps.
Connective Knowledge and Open Resources
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
OCTOBER 20, 2013
outlined my theory in the paper ‘Learning Networks’ in 2004 [link] and George wrote his important paper also in 2004. The following is a set of responses to interview questions I answered over the weekend. 1. Chinese readers firstly know you and George Siemens by the theory “connectivism”. How did you start your cooperation initially?
How I use social media
AUGUST 4, 2009
In 2004 Etienne came to John Smith and I and asked if we’d help him update a little report he wrote in 2001 on technologies for CoPs.
Micah Sifry: Why the Net’s effect on politics has disappointed us
DECEMBER 2, 2014
On the other hand, I think there is a cultural desire for magical power that tech still embodies for people. and me. Great people to work for.
MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 30, 2013
slide 1 – MOOC Wordle] My objective in this talk is to address how the massive open online course (MOOC) will impact the future of distance education, and in particular, strategies and examples of the use of MOOCs to promote cultural and linguistic diversity. What we are encouraging here especially is a mixing of diverse cultures.