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Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

Luis Suarez

So this blog post is not intended, at all, as an opportunity for me to convince you all about how you should use Twitter from here onwards.

On my 3rd Twitter birthday: 7 reasons Twitter is central to my life

Ross Dawson

Earlier today I noticed it’s three years since my life on Twitter began. It now seems strange to me that I was such a late starter compared to many other connected folk, given that Twitter is now so central to my life. Yes Twitter can be time-consuming. Here are 7 reasons why Twitter has become central to my life. 1.

Activating Latent Knowledge Capacity

George Siemens

social media, participative technologies, it’s not unreasonable to state that at least a segment of society today recognizes information as multi-authored, participative, distributed, and networked. Facebook plays a similar integrative role for participative technologies. We aren’t connecting. This is no small challenge.

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil. Nobody reads Twitter anymore.

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%.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

first came about. Remember your email education and email etiquette? … No? Oh dear … Not to worry, I don’t remember it either!

Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

To analyze the banks’ activity they use the Honeycomb framework of social media which was presented by Kietzmann et al in their paper Social media?

[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government

David Weinberger

Part of the importance of this is that students at the Kennedy School are agitating for a much strong technology component to their education on the grounds that these days policy makers need to be deeply cognizant of the possibilities technology offers, and of the culture of our new technology development environment. FitBit).

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

It has many examples of using blogs, wikis, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, SlideShare and other tools for both face-to-face workshops and e-learning.

How @GoodwillIntl is Celebrating Labor Day with Twitter Campaign #150jobs AND Measures Success

Beth Kanter

One of their  newest experiments is a Twitter campaign, #150jobs. What is the objective of the Twitter campaign? dm4V4. Housekeeping

@Janetter or How I Started to Enjoy Twitter Once Again

Luis Suarez

There used to be a time when I was very much in love with Twitter. But then, after a short while, I started hating Twitter. And it totally hit me when I saw my all time favourite Twitter client ( Nambu ) disappear into thin air just because of that series of misbehaviours. It was my favourite social networking tool by far.

we are the media

Harold Jarche

Short-form social media writing platforms like Twitter push the printed word to its limit and in so doing, reverse it to a new form of orality.

Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is relative"

Martijn Linssen

They seem very active participants, and contribute a lot - wouldnt you say so? Threads with the most participants? Most replied to threads?

Looking for talented editors/ writers / project managers / social media on cool tech, media, and future topics

Ross Dawson

We run a series of content websites on topics related to technology, media, and the future, among many other activities. Running the site’s social media, including Twitter and Facebook, to build relationships and visibility. Future of Sex – futureofsex.net. - SME Technology Forum – smetechnologyforum.com. Branded Apps.

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. Why is this necessary? Akili, G. K.

RightsCon: The Promise and Peril of New Communications Technology

Beth Kanter

WITNESS has coordinated a panel tomorrow on visual media technologies and their intersection with human rights. Guest post by Sam Gregory.

top tools 2016

Harold Jarche

Learning TechnologyJane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 100 Tools for learning. This is the 10th year! Well done, Jane.

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Owning our data

Harold Jarche

Meanwhile, the IoE is seen by some active players in the field as a way to trade data for information. InternetOfEverything Technology

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2013-03-01 Spike activity

Mind Hacks

The New York Times has an amazing video about technology to enhance the perception of motion. Good piece on Daniel Simons’ Blog. Linkage

Tweet Kings & Pretty Things (aka Micro-Blogging Habits)

Dan Pontefract

The crux of that argument is whether you believe micro-blogging is an active behavior or whether you treat it as passive oversight. Limayem, M.,

Etiquette for sharing

Harold Jarche

Twitter is full of links to other websites. Now Twitter has its own URL shortener – t.co – that converts every link that is shared.

Separating advertising’s wheat and chaff

Doc Searls

” 77% “have moderated their online activity in the last year due to privacy concerns.” Advertising used to be simple.

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Parallel entrepreneurship goes mainstream

Ross Dawson

Our own AHT Group (website soon to be updated to reflect current activities) is shifting towards a parallel entrepreneurship model.

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

Ross Dawson

Now our anonymity is compromised further through extraordinary advances in facial recognition technology. 2012: 12 Themes. TEN SPEED ECONOMY.

Twitter potpourri

Harold Jarche

I’m still figuring out how best to integrate Twitter to my personal knowledge management processes. Composing Twitter messages using only brainwaves #learntrends - The Future? On calculating ROI for human activities (economics, learning, marketing, etc.)  nickcharney 17 Things we Used to Do (before Twitter): Andrew McAfee.

2011-02-25 Spike activity

Mind Hacks

There’s a genuinely interesting consideration of Twitter and the psychology of private speech over at The Child in Time blog. Linkage

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Clark Quinn

Twitter is a go-to. I am pointed to many serendipitously interesting things, and of course I point to things as well. The learning chats I participate in are another way twitter helps. meta-learning technologyIt’s that time again: Jane Hart is running her 2016 (and 10th!) Top 100 Tools for Learning poll.

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Reframing the news

Doc Searls

Twitter isn’t it. Yes, these days it’s pro forma for news media to post notifications of stories and other editorial on Twitter, but Twitter is a closed and silo’d corporation, not an institutional convention on the order of the front page, the editorial page, the section, the insert. Here in the U.S. Richey.

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Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Recruiters have become caught up in the technology and are using these tools without much focus on whether they are working or not. Many organizations have a Twitter account, a Facebook fan page, a LinkedIn page and perhaps other social media vehicles as well. Facebook Google Bookmarks blogmarks MySpace PDF StumbleUpon Twitter Yahoo!

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top tools for 2015

Harold Jarche

Learning TechnologyJane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 10 Tools for learning. Voting closes on 18 September. Please add yours!

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Earth to Mozilla: Come back home

Doc Searls

Google is nearly worthless when shopping for items that don’t involve technology. We need to find our soul and our spirit.” Stop it.

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Some Puzzling Questions about Innovation in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But now, digital technologies are making up for our cognitive limitations, augmenting our ability to solve tough problem and make complex decisions. 

Learning in 2024 #LRN2024

Clark Quinn

While I couldn’t participate in the twitter chat they held, I optimistically weighed in: “learning in 2024 will look like individualized personal mentoring via augmented reality, AI, and the network”  However, I thought I would elaborate in line with a series of followup posts leveraging the #lrn2024 hashtag.

Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes

Nancy White

As promised earlier , here is my reflection of the keynote I did at the Instructional Technology Council’s annual gathering on February 22nd. The content you can view through the artifacts below, so I’ll reflect on the Twitter backchannel experiment. And those not on Twitter could not have had the same experience.

The Rise of the Digital Capital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Late in the 20th century, the digital technology revolution began to radically change the business environment.  Internet-based Globalization.

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Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning. So as you read this, keep in mind that Stephen was primarily talking about technology that can support a Formal Learning Event that heavily leverages Informal / Social Learning as it's primary mechanism. eLearning Technology.

Will Content Blocking push Apple into advertising’s wheat business?

Doc Searls

According to ad agencies, Apple is actively pitching the new capability as a way to effectively solve the mobile cookie problem. Sources said that effort faltered, and Apple decided to partner with ad tech companies like AdRoll and The Rubicon Project to compete with mobile ad giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter. Plain and simple.

Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

have embedded them into some slides now up … Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity. Another way to do it is to ignore the “context&# spoke from an internal/external perspective and then do one layer on the spidergram around your internally focused activities. Here is a hint I should have shared earlier.

For personal data, use value beats sale value

Doc Searls

Not just whether Google, Facebook or Twitter will do the best job of putting crosshairs on our backs. Once we have that, the level of economic activity that follows will be a lot higher, and a lot more productive, than we’re getting now just by improving the world’s biggest guesswork business. At most that’s only partially true.

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learn like a gamer

Harold Jarche

By not being active learners we lose the agility to react quickly to changing situations. Twitter provides a bit more.

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