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Whose Connectivism?

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I would like to make just one point, that it is not "Siemen's 'Connectivism,'" that he gave a name to a theory and approach a number of us had been working on for some time. I don't mind saying I borrow the name from him, but I would certainly say this is as much my theory (and that of numerous other people) as it is his.

adapting to perpetual beta e-book

Harold Jarche

All of the ideas discussed here have been explored initially on my blog, established in 2004. Leadership by Example. Table of Contents.

Please tell me about your PKM

Harold Jarche

Jon and his wirearchy framework have been an integral part of my views on the network era workplace since 2004. Could you give us some examples?

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The invisible change in the news

David Weinberger

For example, he ends that first chapter with stories from Sept. The fact that in 2014 it seems old hat is the proof that in 2004 Dan’s vision was acute. The first chapter of Dan Gillmor ‘s 2005 book, We the Media [ pdf ], is a terrific, brief history of journalism from the US Colonial era up through Sept.

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Purpose: The Word of 2016

Dan Pontefract

Another example to highlight regarding a firm putting a greater purpose on par with profit is Uncharted Play. Something had to be done. Purpose.

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

For example, what exactly is “Advanced&# Web 2.0 Selling large scale engagements (capable of supporting lots of billable hours) requires the ability to promise a process (for example, best practices) rather than results. " —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. link] ConstellationW hjarche: Want to change education? technology ?

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An Irish Wake for the PC

Andy McAfee

His post points out that in 2004, the year before IBM sold its PC business to Lenovo, the company’s pre-tax income margin was 11.1%.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Some Thoughts on Multidisciplinary Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

» November 12, 2007 Some Thoughts on Multidisciplinary Innovation The 2004 US National Innovation Initiative succinctly pointed out that "[Innovation] is multidisciplinary and technologically complex. Let me give a couple of examples from my personal experiences. This is not surprising. Why is it so difficult?

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Larry's magic numbers - bite.

Martijn Linssen

from 2004 to 2009 SAP revenue grew 42.7% from 2004 to 2009 Oracle revenue grew 128.4% over 2004 to 2009 SAP has an average profit% of 25.7%

Rethinking John Wanamaker

Doc Searls

In “ The Waste in Advertising is the Part That Works ,” (Journal of Advertising Research, December, 2004, pp. Brilliant bit. 401.).

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2497 and counting

Harold Jarche

For example, I have the flow (148 posts to date) of my thoughts on personal knowledge management since my first post in 2004. Period.

Becoming MOOC

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Siemens, 2004) What, then, would promote learner efficacy even in chaotic or noisy environments? For example, the Mozilla Foundation has developed and promoted a Web Literacy Map which describes in greater detail how to engage with digital media (as opposed to merely consuming it). 2004, December 12). Baron, S. 2012, March 22).

Buzzword: Micro-learning


As a term, “micro-learning” has been around since about 2004, when it was put forward in a PhD thesis by Gerhard Gassler.

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The Pathetic Pundit Playbook

Andy McAfee

The model always predicted that the popular vote would be quite close (on October 12, for example, it had Obama taking home 49.8%, Romney 49.1%

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

SCORM 2004 remains the dominant learning resources specification in both the corporate and academic learning technology marketplace to this day. This movement predates the development of the world wide web in 1994, as seen for example in the Gutenberg Project, an open access archive of public domain works of classic literature. CCK11.

What blogging was

David Weinberger

For example, the blogosphere (remember when that was word?) At the turn of the millennium there was no MySpace (2003) and no Facebook (2004). At a recent Fellows Hour at the Berkman Center the topic was something like “Whatever happened to blogging?,” Fellow Hours are private. No, this is not ironic.) Presence. Community.

Smart Homes - Building for America's Bravest

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2004 he formed the Lt. Smart Homes represent a concrete, compelling examples of the power of technology to empower individuals.

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My Watershed Moments

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Or for example my visit to South Africa where I encountered the cattle boys of Lesotho , or how I learned about groups and networks in New Zealand.

The Organization Needs to Ask Itself Tough Questions to Survive

Dan Pontefract

An example that comes to mind occurred roughly 50 years ago at NASA. Almost 20 years later, I suppose we are all haunted by the words of Bennis.

A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Examples abound, including core competencies , paradigm shift , and synergy. . I looked forward to the article. But, no one knows for sure. .

What and who are we?

Doc Searls

Take Google, Facebook and Twitter, for example. The words consumer and consumers in sum appear forty-nine times in his text.

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My Moodle Test


For example, if you check out Michael Hanley’s blog , you’ll see that he’s dedicated most of his recent posts to this subject. Perusing a bit further, I came across the following: SCORM 2004 is not completely supported in Moodle at this stage. And frankly, they simply don’t support SCORM 2004 at all.) and CSS

Introducing Future Perfect

Steven Berlin Johnson

Emergence inspired some of the early crowdfunding strategies employed by the Howard Dean campaign in 2004. And the more I looked, the more examples I found of this new view of social change in the world, and not just in the decentralized protest movements of Occupy and Arab Spring. It was something altogether new. In the U.S., Books

Seven years and 95 theses

Harold Jarche

However, are there any workplace examples, where existing management practices were forced to change? Do hyperlinks really subvert hierarchy?

Is Connectivism a Broad Family of Ideas?

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And it''s true that George is more accommodating of other theories than I am; he is far more likely to use a phrase (for example) like ''making meaning'' than I am. George gave a name to something we were both working on prior to December, 2004, and demonstrably so. Let''s move carefully, one sentence at a time. That''s science.

The Freelance Revolution

Harold Jarche

I 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.

For personal data, use value beats sale value

Doc Searls

For example, we are working on terms of service that individual customers can assert: ones that say, for example, “don’t track me outside your website,” and “share back with me all the data you collect about me, in the form I specify.” And just because somebody’s already buying it anyway, why not?)

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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?

Meaning and truth

Dave Snowden

I have always rated Yiannis Gabriel's writing and the various conversations I have had with him over the years. Reflections

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Great Stagnation or Big Shift? The Answer Matters

John Hagel

The growth rate slowed, but there was still growth in this metric – median family income grew by 22% in constant dollars over the 31 year period from 1973 to 2004. It invites us to take a longer-term view of the changes that are re-shaping our economy and our society. Why did we enter this period of stagnation? Are we in a Great Stagnation?

Yes, A Business CAN Disrupt Itself

Steve Denning

In some cases as at Nokia in 2004, the disruptive innovation that was overlooked came from within the firm itself. Vice versa never happens.”

Boil on

Doc Searls

Super Size Me , Spurlock’s hit from 2004, made almost that much on its opening day in May of that year, and passed $11.5 Today, for example, I opened an urgent notice from the U.S. Saw Pom Wonderful Presents The Greatest Movie Ever Sold yesterday*. Moore has a moral agenda, and grinds his axes right down to the handle.

6 Fundraising Platforms That Have Disrupted Charitable Giving Forever

Beth Kanter

For example, we haven’t been raising money with the Internet for very long,” I said. Disrupting Fundraising Since: 2004. Enjoy!

Scaling Up Excellence: The Problem of More

Bob Sutton

example, when entrepreneurs talk about it, they are usually struggling. For example, when leaders of much larger organizations talk about.

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. It was intended very deliberately to be an example of the theory we had formed over the previous four years, and not simply a place to talk about it. Take transportation, for example. This is important.

The MIT Forum on Future Cities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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. For example, the Changing Research session I moderated included six speakers. The Forum included talks and panel discussions on a wide variety of subjects. billion today.

Can Innovation Continue to Drive Long-Term Economic Growth?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Medicine offers another example. Has the ideas machine broken down? is the lead article in the January 12 issue of The Economist. in China.

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!

Knowledge as Recognition

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The idea, for example, of knowledge as ''justified true belief'' dates back to Plato, who in Theaetetus argued that having a ''true opinion'' about something is insufficient to say that we know about something. A child, for example, can learn a language even though not explicitly instructed. Take, for example, the colour red.

Why doesn’t management advance?

Steve Denning

Notorious examples include: The headline article, How To Fix Capitalism (HBR, January 2011). Business process reengineering ” is a notorious example in the early 1990s, while in 2011, “ shared value ” shows all the signs of following in its footsteps. Hasn't this happened before? And Keith Decie commented: “Why fantastic? Syndrome.