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After Facebook fails

Doc Searls

Making the rounds is The Facebook Fallacy , a killer essay by Michael Wolff in MIT Technology Review. Hof, May/June 2011). My God!

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Learning apps. Rovy F.

Review: SharePoint Conference 2011

Dan Pontefract

I recently had the opportunity to attend and speak at SharePoint Conference 2011 in Anaheim, California along with roughly 8,000 other attendees.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Greg Lowe (@Greg2dot0) December 27, 2011. So soon?!?! Really? think so. FB, Twitter & G+. I’ll be scrutinizing for effecitveness.

Angry Birds and productivity at work: why distractions can help

Ross Dawson

billion of worker productivity is lost to playing Angry Birds. today that workers already do a number of things that are not considered productive – like going to the bathroom or talking to colleagues without any actual loss in productivity. Let’s work on getting better productivity.

Total Institutions, Productivity, and Unemployment

Bob Sutton

  See this 2011 infographic on The Overworked American.   The result is that, especially here in Silicon Valley, the notion of work-life balance is pure fiction most of the time (Sheryl Sandberg may go home at 530 every day, but the folks at Facebook did an all-night hack-a-thon right before the IPO. 

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

Starting with the no-brainers, both Facebook and LinkedIn. But let’s get started with things properly. Even for us. Till 2007. Yes, sir!

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5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingI heart Activity Streams. live them.

Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills

Beth Kanter

Virtual collaboration: ability to work productively, drive engagement, and demonstrate presence as a member of a virtual team. [link].

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Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingYes, it’s that good!

12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead

Ross Dawson

Facebook uses extremely accurate facial recognition technologies while Apple and Google own advanced platforms they are not yet using. CYBERWAR.

Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus

Luis Suarez

In Google Plus we don’t facebook, nor tweet , we just basically share. And here is why. Thus stay tuned for them coming up shortly!

Losing interest in social media: there is no there there

George Siemens

After recreating my online social network ( largely based on blogs from early 2000) in Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and Quora, G+ was a chore. What has Twitter and Facebook done for me? Put another way, Twitter/Facebook/G+ are secondary media. Maybe you are unsatisfied by oversimplifications in the product itself.

Google+ – fundamental misunderstanding of networks?

George Siemens

It’s an impressive product, defined by Google’s typical clean interface. In fact, Elgg was far enough ahead of both Facebook and Google that only this year – with Facebook’s Groups and Google’s Circles – have popular SNS offerings caught up with what has been central to ELgg for several years.

The Big Three – How To Handle Your Fragmented Social Life

Luis Suarez

Like if I would delete my Facebook account would that mean I am less social now and may have lost my social mojo? Rather well. Google Plus.

Google Plus – Bridging Together Too Irreconcilable Worlds

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingThe communities will come as a result.

Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars

Dan Pontefract

Where they take this product is anyone’s guess. Let’s start first with the companies. Invoke Media (makers of Hootsuite ). Why not?

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. I use a smaller range of tools today than I did five years ago. So Facebook is different for everyone. More on that in a bit. Amazon.

How to Get the Most out of a Conference

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The second time at a conference (or at a venue) is always more productive than the first. that leave only tantalizing glimpses. Keeping track.

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Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

Quora is a Q&A site nicely integrated with Facebook that has done a good job providing a means to ask questions and get answers.

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Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computingthan ever before. Ombudsman. Writer.

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The many and varied risk factors in Facebook’s IPO

Ross Dawson

To save you reading it all, here is a highly selective summary of just a few of the interesting risk factors Facebook points to in its IPO filing : If we fail to retain existing users or add new users, or if our users decrease their level of engagement with Facebook, our revenue, financial results, and business may be significantly harmed.

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Control systems become counter-productive. Appear in the places that seem productive or interesting or challenging or fun. Attractors.

Resolving the Trust Paradox

John Hagel

On a personal level, one of the most interesting exercises that I did was to try to craft a “25 Random Things” note on Facebook that focused not on ideas and concepts, but sharing much more personal things, including some of my vulnerabilities.   Isn’t a center for the edge a contradiction in terms? How could that be? How can this be?

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Google Plus and The Enterprise – What’s The Deal?

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computingspend most of the time in Circles.

A sense of bewronging

Doc Searls

have 480 contacts on Linkedin , most of which I know about as well as my contacts on Facebook. Most recent: _ on Mar 31, 2011. Excellent.

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change

Beth Kanter

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement to Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change – guest post by Meghan Keaney Anderson, Hubspot. Funny?

Smart Filtering – On Humanising and Socialising the Web

Luis Suarez

world, and followed by some of the most popular social networking sites at the moment today: like Facebook. deployment within whatever business.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Luis Suarez

It wasn’t in 2007 and it won’t be in 2011, nor in 2015! Is blogging dead for you folks as well? Blogging is not dead! Where else?

Applying Avinash Kaushik’s Best Social Metrics Framework for the New Facebook Insights Data

Beth Kanter

He also points to a Twitter analytics tool called “ Crowdbooster ” Facebook Insights:  Overview of Changes. Hurray!”).

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Preface to the new.

Steve Denning

It's being published by Jossey-Bass on March 7, 2011. You can pre-order it here now. What's new in the new edition? Washington DC.

Are we addicted to the notification of notifications?

Dan Pontefract

hours of productivity every day due to interruptions and distractions. Picture this for a minute. You ask a question. There is silence.

Social Business Forum and a Touch with Reality

Luis Suarez

They call us internauts, bloggers, twitterers, facebookers, social networkers, freaks, you name it. Thus how do you get to compromise? You see?

Insights into effective social media policies

Ross Dawson

Staff are encouraged to use Yammer to say if they’re not happy with company products or practices. Enterprise 2.0 Social media Web 2.0

Empire Avenue Helps Teach Social Media Engagement

Kevin Wheeler

look at this as a useful recruiting tool, an educational product, and a fun experience. Send to Facebook. still pretty inexpensive!

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingNo business value.

Online Newspaper Software

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Modules for facebook like and Disqus comments. PressSmart Suite of products for newspapers, including ePortal and emobile. Drupal & Hosted Drupal Newspapers Running on Drupal This is a demo site showcasing newspapers running on Drupal, a popular open source content management system. Content organized into 'channels'. Another demo.

What if Flickr fails?

Doc Searls

That’s a lot of scratch, but does that alone justify the kinds of valuations that Facebook and Google are getting these days?

The power of an hourly beep | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Personal Productivity (14). October 24th, 2011. But these one-minute-an-hour interruptions are  productive  interruptions. Video.

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

The first problem is that it sees the future being built by big companies: Ericsson, IBM, Facebook, IBM, Microsoft and Qualcomm. And many do.