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Documents: Dead or grizzled survivors?

David Weinberger

My friend Frank Gilbane has unearthed an issue of my old e-zine from 1998 in which I proposed that documents are dead, and in which he counter-proposed that they are not. ” I will acknowledge that there is one itsy-bitsy way in which Frank was right and I was wrong: Documents are not dead. So, we still write and read documents.

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

So it was common for Google’s indexes of blogs to be a day or more old. But they mostly covered blogs and sites with RSS feeds.

100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Brain Pickings : @brainpickings This is the Brain Pickings bot – daily blog posts, automated. A philomath is a lover of learning. Wikipedia).

Metacognitive Activity?

Clark Quinn

For seeking, you can adjust your feeds of what you follow, you can try a different search mechanism, or you can follow new people.

Only 14% think that company training is an essential way for them to learn in the workplace

Jane Hart

documentation. & External blog and news feeds. Internal company documents. Click on the image for a larger version.

My Top Tools 2014

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

But this year has been a year of documents, and that means Word. I don''t know why I write a blog separately from my website. This is my own blogging software - other people would insert WordPress here, probably. Feedly. I''m in the middle of a large scale reorganization of my feed sources. Winamp. Flickr. Outlook.

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2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Happy Christmas!   Here are 5 key themes in my reflective blogging this year.   I listed my own 10 reasons in a subsequent blog posting and then archived all the responses I received on my website.  2011 C4LPT blogOh, my! ,

The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

Tweet. The three previous posts in this series were: The Smart Worker : learns continuously with social media. Summary.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

link to your blog and bookmarks, people in your network, links to documents you frequently share, members of your network. Need to share.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

To support the free distribution of software documents and support materials, the free software documentation license (FSDL) was developed. It was similar to the GPL, but in order to ensure the integrity of documentation, did not allow derivatives. These combined learning materials, activities and interaction, and assessments. Alexa (and Amazon) Let It All Hang Out

Steven Berlin Johnson

Users can search and process billions of documents -- even create their own search engines -- using Alexas search and publication tools.

The Standalone LMS is Dead

Dan Pontefract

I’ll provide some feedback on that particular release in another blog posting (read Bill Simser for now) but what the conference itself got me thinking about was that, thankfully, the standalone LMS is definitely going to become redundant. This past week, I attended the SharePoint 2009 conference in Las Vegas. Dinosaur. Soviet Union.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Internal Documents and Training. External blogs and news feeds. Internal company documents. Feeds, Tweets, streams.

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Buzzword: Micro-learning


Picking up a couple of recent blog posts or videos from my RSS reader whilst eating lunch. It doesn’t exist. Industry Talk

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E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Early learning management systems were very easy to define.They consisted of a set of documents which could be merged with a list ofregistered users for delivery. Content'became synonymous with 'documents' and these documents - not something fuzzylike 'objects' - were what would be created and published and shared. Web 2.0

Managing Your Blog Entry - 11 Better Tips

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A blog entry is a stub for conversation One of the key ways to create a loyal audience for your blog is to create a community of readers who interact with each-other on your blog. This means that your blog entries should be structured in such a way that they start conversations. A blog is a place where you say something.

If You Do Nothing Else, Use An Editorial Calendar and Measurement for Your Digital Strategy

Beth Kanter

The 2014 LightBox Collaborative Editorial Calendar is available as a Google document, which you can download and customize for your organization.

Making Sense of the World

Jay Cross

I’m consumed with identifying and documenting those practices. Email subscriptions to research services and blogs I don’t want to miss.

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How to Get the Most out of a Conference

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It's easy to focus on the content of blog posts and tweets and to overlook the venue (often it's indicated with nothing but a hashtag). Arrival.

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MOOCs and the OPAL Quality Clearinghouse

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Participants in MOOCs are encouraged to use their own platform (blog, photo account, social network site) to create and/or share resources. A number of MOOCs have used gRSShopper, an application that harvests RSS feeds created by participant platforms, organizes the material, and redistributes it as a daily email newsletter and RSS feed.

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So - we needed to create a corpus with which to feed our machine-learning algorithms - fror example, to identify persuasive on-topic documents (as most documents are not one or the other). This was a binary decision over 990 documents (comments to articles, forrums, posts), which obtained pretty good agreement (0.60).

Time for the Training Department to be Taken Seriously


But this blog post isn’t about why learning needs to engage with the enterprise. Training, marketing, product documentation, etc. Five Things All Sane People Agree On About Blogs And Mainstream Journalism (So Can We Stop Talking About Them Now?)

Steven Berlin Johnson « The Ghost Map Revealed | Main | » Five Things All Sane People Agree On About Blogs And Mainstream Journalism (So Can We Stop Talking About Them Now?) I think blogs allow people to read in depth coverage about topics that are generally not palatable for the mainstreram media. But thats the problem.

The Glass Box And The Commonplace Book

Steven Berlin Johnson

For starters, it goes out to friends of yours, and into your twitter feed, and into Google’s index. if in the space marked E. But it gets worse.

I Know It When I See It : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home About RSS I Know It When I See It January 27 2009 Comments to this post More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 well after reading you blog i should say I Know It When I read It!!! Excellent blog post Prof.

Using SharePoint

Tony Karrer

SharePoint is so flexible and the documentation for it is so big and diverse, that a big part of my goals have been to understand the different ways that training organizations are using SharePoint. Typically this involves many of the same aspects as above: document sharing, calendar, discussion, resources, links, profiles, contacts, etc.

Hacked: A Descent into the Malware Inferno

Jay Cross

I hope it never happens to you, but just in case, I’ll document the blow-by-blow below. Summary: I was hacked last Saturday night. Hmmm.

Old meets new world: enterprise UX

Martijn Linssen

The stick is too small yet too wide, causing the cursor to end up at different places in a document when typing fast. Business or Pleasure? -

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: HBR on How to Fix.

Steve Denning

" | Main | Fixing capitalism: Is "shared value" another "business process reengineering"? In this instance, no need to choose.

No Agile Gospel please, just give me Enlightenment

Martijn Linssen

Thats because, and only because, they ship each car with ample documentation legible to anyone. Business or Pleasure? - knowledge lock-in.

Executive pay: what's wrong with this picture?

Steve Denning

A reader (SM Forsman) asked yesterday about the role of compensation in revolutionizing the world of work. An interesting question. Yang told DealBook.

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#OEB14 Rheingold, Lewin, Stevenson

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

On another tab you find the blogs. We use it to collaboratively author documents. I created a course hub that aggregates their blogs. Fuel created from carbon, which they feed to algae. These are summary notes of the presentations at Online Educa Berlin, 2014. There are far too many people without access to learning. -

A Nonprofit’s Legal Counsel Is The Social Media Manager’s Best Friend!

Beth Kanter

It is important that your social media policy is a living document that reflects current practice. Flicker Photo By Mike Willis. Period.

KMaus09: Day two practitioner Leanne Fry

Dave Snowden

Imbed km in business process capturing project IP, managing systems documentation and driving consistent use of methodologies.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Integration: your place or.

Martijn Linssen

Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Wednesday, 22 December 2010 Integration: your place or mine? Your place or mine ? Coffin.

Making Facebook Groups Rock for Nonprofits – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau

Beth Kanter

Docs live in a designated place within your group and are therefore not as subject to the news feed, which is more timely. Group chat. Events.

Enterprise Landscaping

Martijn Linssen

The pile of tiles is there to nag me so Ill leave Twitter and blogging alone and get to redo this piece of garden Redo? Business or Pleasure? -

Czech Course Followup Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In my paper ' Educational Blogging ' I point out that the first step to successful blogging is to read blogs. In my paper ' How to Be Heard ' I recommend that people use other blogs and articles as starting points for their own creative activities. Is it a call for a curricular change? This is the same sort of thing.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Hagel

The power of communities in these domains is well documented, although I am struck by how few companies track these metrics on an ongoing basis.

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Ted Nelson’s Unbook

Jay Cross

And why do I understand the true generalization of documents and the true generalization of structure, when they don’t? A new unbook.