• DOC SEARLS   |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014
    [Blogging] Tab Sale. Pay with attention. Save your cash.
    Broadcast Law Blog. Internet Talk Radio – w3w3® – Free Podcast, Blog, Business Interviews. 'I was going to sort these into an outline; but I don’t have the time or the energy. had some reason for keeping all of them open for awhile, though. Irving Wladawsky-Berger: The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014
    [Blogging] Every thing has a face, and vice versa
    'That line came to me a few minutes ago, as I looked and read through the latest photographic blog posts by Stephen Lewis in his blog, Bubkes ). My old blog , on which I wrote from 1999-2007, survives by the grace of a friend, and its blogroll is a near-cemetery of rotting links. synonym might be to meet , or  to confront. We
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014
    [Blogging] Guided hike across the Glyders
    'As Dave mentioned in his blog post about Small Countries , there will be a guided hike across the Glyders on the 26th October, starting 10:30 at Ogwen Cottage. Paid parking there or free parking along the road to the east). The i nitial walk is open to all, and requires no more than trainers / sneakers and the usual rain jackets etc.;
  • DOC SEARLS   |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014
    [Blogging] Giant Zero Journalism, cont’d
    'While doing research on another topic, I ran across this post  by Amy Gahran  ( @agahran ) in Poynter , riffing off a March 2007 post on my old blog titled Giant Zero Journalism. People don’t click onto the New York Times to read blogs. It’s not what happens with blogging, or with citizen journalism. Remember them?
  • TED  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014
    [Blogging] 10 weird things I accidentally learned about New York
    But: Thanks to speaker Ben Wellington, who first posted this data on his blog, the city also shows that it can self-correct. 'New York, New York, it’s a wonderful town! Here’s one of my favorite images of it, created by George Schlegel lithographers in 1873, while the Brooklyn Bridge was under construction. Image: Wikipedia.
  • BETH KANTER  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2014
    [Blogging] #IFC2014 International Fundraising Congress: Inspire, Connect, Transform
    good summary of my talk can be found in this blog post from Civil Society Fundraising and this summary. 'Source: Pamela Sutton-Legaud. I’m just back from a trip to Europe where I  was part of the opening plenary at this year’s International Fundraising Congress outside of Amsterdam. social change fighter ! On a bike! Conferences
  • JAY CROSS  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2014
    [Blogging] Top Ten Articles on Working Smarter
    When I write on my personal blog (which is reasonably popular) an article will get roughly 5,000-10,000 views. 'Ten important posts on working smarter. Our algorithms highlighted them as the most popular this year. Find the most important articles daily at [link]. DAWN OF LEARNING. MAY 16, 2014. ‘ . And this is a high-stakes issue.
  • TED  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014
    [Blogging] Reflections on TEDGlobal 2014, from the community
    Fabiano Serfaty wrote about his TEDGlobal experience through his blog for Veja magazine. And if you too have blogged about watching TED Live or going to the conference — share a link in the comments! 'TEDGlobal 2014 brought our conference to the tropics. ” Photo: Ryan Lash. The chance to reflect on the experience.
  • TED  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014
    [Blogging] Want to learn how to give a great talk? Chris Anderson is writing the official TED guide to public speaking
    There was no one spark for writing this book—it’s more like a long-smoldering fire that’s now ready to break out,” he told the TED Blog. 'In the upcoming book “Talk This Way! The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking,” our curator Chris Anderson will give insights on what makes a talk great. Photo: James Duncan Davidson.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014
    [Blogging] Sharing pointedly or broadly
    The limitations mean that more lengthy discussions typically are conveyed via… Formats supporting unlimited text, including thoughtful reflections, updates on thinking, and more tend to be conveyed via email or blog posts. The point was characterizing social media in terms of their particular mechanisms of distribution. What say you?
  • EUEN SEMPLE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2014
    [Blogging] Signal to noise
    Instead I chose to write this blog post. 'I am sitting opposite a city gent who has obviously just had a cigarette before joining the train. The smell is overpowering and I was tempted to write one of those witty observational tweets you see so often during commuting time. found myself thinking "Is this it? On my phone.
  • TED  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2014
    [Blogging] Musings of a male granny: This retired schoolteacher spends his free time Skyping with Indian schoolkids
    Now that the school year is underway, the TED Prize Blog  checked in with one of our male grannies to ask about his experience mentoring kids through the Granny Cloud. 'Kids at a school in India gather around a computer as David Swancott leads a School in the Cloud session. But don’t let the name fool you. Once a teacher, always a teacher.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2014
    [Blogging] In Honour of Ada Lovelace
    When Claire –  our eldest of three children – asked me one day if she could have her own blog, given she saw ‘ Daddio ’ doing it on a ‘more-than-regular-basis’, the answer was rather obvious. She was eight years old in September of 2011 and part of the reason for wanting a blog was due to starting a new school, in a new city.
  • THE SMART WORK COMPANY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2014
    [Blogging] Back at the beginning
    wrote about one manifestation of power dynamics in this old blog post, Dead Man Working. That’s for the next blog post '“Business education as inclusive, community-led, personalised, self-determined, just-in-time, and on-the-go.” And that was what my PhD was about. I’ve written often about both those things.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2014
    [Blogging] Closed Tab Clearance Sale
    Sirius XM Radio (Guest Blog Post). Beyond the first mile: where your Internet comes from | OECD Insights Blog. Internet traffic exchange: 2 billion users and it’s done on a handshake | OECD Insights Blog. Dave on How It’s Done, and…   20 years of blogging. Introducing Tweet-a-Program—Wolfram Blog.
  • TED  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2014
    [Blogging] Video: Parent by parent, rebuilding trust in vaccination in Pakistan
    He tells the Fellows blog about Pakistan’s polio crisis and how he approached the subject. ” This piece first ran on the TED Fellows blog ». 'Last year it was revealed that the CIA ran a fake vaccination campaign as cover to hunt for Bin Laden. The point: to encourage them to get their children back home vaccinated.
  • THE SMART WORK COMPANY  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2014
    [Blogging] Just-in-time, on-the-go business education for all?
    In the meantime, I shall carry on blogging about what I think an alternative quality business education for all might look like. I’ve set up a new Twitter account for these blog posts – @BizEd4All. markcatchlove @SimonHeath1 @BenMunn. Tom Ball (@tomball2) September 29, 2014. Flexible learning. Community-led approach.
  • BETH KANTER  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2014
    [Blogging] 8 Reasons Why Bad Trainings Happen to Good Nonprofits
    You can find the presentation here and accompanying blog post, How To Think Like A Nonprofit Instructional Designer. Over on the SalsaLabs blog, they are doing a series on designing nonprofit tech training and I discovered this excellent rewrite of my post. Reasons Why Bad Trainings Happen to Good Nonprofits by Salsa Labs. Break time?
  • TED  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2014
    [Blogging] A network visualization that may help people in India get better eye care
    Read more about this collaboration on the TED Fellows Blog ». 'What happens when TED Fellows converge? They cross-pollinate their unconventional approaches to help each other achieve big objectives. MAPPR is a cloud-based tool that makes creating network visualizations an easy task.
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2014
    [Blogging] Innovation in open online courses
    As such, learners will be encouraged to participate in roughly any space they would like: blogs, facebook, twitter, edX discussion forums, etc. Matt Crosslin – lead designer on DALMOOC – has been blogging on the design decisions we have made throughout the course. His blog is a great resource. Persistence.
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014
    [Blogging] Meanwhile, in the Exciting World of Adaptive Path Events…
    We are feeling especially warm and fuzzy today, so we are offering a 15% discount with the code: BLOG for both of these events. '2014 has been quite a busy year for Adaptive Path Events! Starting with MX in SF, continuing on to UXI in Dublin, Experience Mapping in Austin, Seattle and Chicago, and most recently, coming home for UX Week!
  • TED  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014
    [Blogging] Save the whales (and the humans too): A recap of TED Fellows Session 1 at TEDGlobal 2014
    'The TED Fellows gave a lively session of talks at TEDGlobal. Midway through, filmmaker and butcher Bassim Tariq gets a standing ovation. Photo: Ryan Lash. It’s time for TED Fellows Talks, the Rio edition! Twenty TED Fellows and Senior Fellows opened the conference in the stunning Golden Room of the Copacabana Palace Hotel. But why?
  • TED  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014
    [Blogging] Behind the scenes: Setting up for TEDGlobal 2014
    Stay tuned to the TED Blog for detailed coverage of TEDGlobal 2014. 'Rehearsals are done; attendees have arrived. TEDGlobal 2014: South! is in full effect in Rio de Janeiro, with mainstage talks starting tomorrow morning. Here’s what it took to get there. Photo: James Duncan Davidson/TED. Photo: James Duncan Davidson/TED.
  • TED  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014
    [Blogging] TEDGlobal begins! Speakers share thoughts and snaps on Twitter and Instagram
    As we start to cover this conference here on the TED Blog ,  on Twitter  and on Instagram , here’s a look at what speakers are sharing online — to bring you backstage with them. 'A first look at the beachside theater, built especially for TEDGlobal 2014. Photo: James Duncan Davidson/TED. TEDGlobal 2014 has officially begun!
  • TED  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014
    [Blogging] Street art from election waste in Rio de Janeiro
    This post originally ran on the TED Fellows Blog. 'Mundano’s “Lixeira Eleitoral” (“Election Waste”) installation in Rio di Janeiro’s bustling Largo da Carioca neighborhood. Photo: Mundano. In a race between more than 10 candidates, President Dilma Rousseff emerged as the front-runner , taking 41.5% of the vote. They will all go to a landfill.
  • EUEN SEMPLE  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2014
    [Blogging] Another small step
    This is why, no matter how small the chance of massive change happening as a result of writing your blog post, one thing is for sure. 'I often wonder what difference writing posts on social platforms can make. Is it just self indulgent shouting into the wind? It felt like he was doing them to us. We were victims - and acted like it.
  • MIND HACKS  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2014
    [Blogging] Spike activity 05-10-2014
    Great piece from Daniel Lakens blog. 'Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: Dropping science: neuroscientists throw down epic / excruciating rap battle on Twitter. Bring the line noise. The New Yorker has an interesting piece on the neuroscientific legacy of the Vietnam War. On the science of sensory deprivation. Not so fast.
  • TED  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014
    [Blogging] 10 research tips for finding answers that elude you
    But Google is my search engine of choice — with the advent of blogs and online archives, it is often actually better and more complete. 'Before Danielle Thomson was our TED Prize researcher, she wrote trivia for Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? and spent years finding difficult-to-source info for The Late Show with David Letterman.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014
    [Blogging] Want influence? Make yourself useful.
    When I write on my personal blog (which is reasonably popular) an article will get roughly 5,000-10,000 views. Développement durable@UL » Archives du Blog » Jean-Baptiste Fressoz, peut-on parler d’Anthropocène ? We can see the effects of both in Echovar ‘s blog post, Mind the Gap: You are as You are Eaten. 123,000!
  • DOC SEARLS   |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014
    [Blogging] Linklings
    echovar » Blog Archive » Mind The Gap: You Are As You Are Eaten. 'Old radio towers toppled as American Dream site preparations continue – News – NorthJersey.com. Misses the real story. But WMGM was the best of them — a landmark rock & roll station in the genre’s early Golden Age. Science | Smithsonian. Short answer: yes.
  • EUEN SEMPLE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014
    [Blogging] Energy management
    often think that my work, whether my consulting, keynotes, podcasts or blog posts like this one, is helping people keep their energy up in the face of often considerable adversity. 'It occurred to me today that we focus a lot on the outputs of our work lives but not enough on the inputs. What it takes to make things happen.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
    [Blogging] 10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable?
    This post was also published on the Knight Foundation blog. 'Click to see the full infographic. Over the past year, I have been  working with the Knight Foundation to facilitate a peer learning group with their community foundation partners to learn and spread best practices  in planning and implementing Giving Days. by Bahia Ramos. big win.
  • JANE HART  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
    [Blogging] The Best of Breed Learning Tools 2014
    'As readers of this blog will know, I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 list on Monday 22 September – a list that I compiled from the votes of over 1,000 learning professionals worldwide. But I am constantly being asked questions like “What is the best blogging tool?” Social learning
  • DOC SEARLS   |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
    [Blogging] Lives of the dead
    Harvard, founded in 1636, is likely (I hope) to keep this blog up long after I’m gone; but even Harvard won’t be around forever. 'A couple weekends ago I visited the graves of relatives and ancestors on my father’s side at Woodlawn Cemetery in The Bronx. All Grandma would like that. Here Searls.) They lived here , at 742 E.
  • TED  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
    [Blogging] Invasion of the golden mussel: A TED Fellow wields genes to protect the Amazon
    native of Brazil, she’s sequencing the golden mussel’s genome for the first time; she tells the TED Blog how she hopes to use information gleaned from its molecular profile to stop current invasions and forecast future ones. This invasive species now threatens the delicate ecosystem of the Amazon. Map of the mussel migration.
  • TED  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
    [Blogging] Inspiring words from TED@IBM: The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
    Marie Wallace , Analytics Strategist for IBM and creator of the blog All Things Analytics , who spoke on the importance of privacy.  . 'The program guide for TED@IBM, themed “Reimagine our world.” ” Photo: Marla Aufmuth/TED. By Laura McClure, Emily McManus and Kate Torgovnick May. Machines and analytics don’t replace humans.
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
    [Blogging] Conversations in the Kitchen: The Do’s and Don’ts of Debriefs
    For this blog post I’d like to reflect on my own successes and failures when conducting or participating in debriefs and list out my top Do’s and Don’ts. 'In our San Francisco studio we’re fortunate to have a large, open kitchen. Maybe it’s the food. Or, maybe it’s the cold beer. What didn’t go so well? What would we have done differently?
  • TED  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
    [Blogging] How a TEDx event spun up in Bhilwara
    This story originally ran on the TEDx Innovations Blog. 'Harsh Agrwal is the organizer of TEDxBhilwara, which he hopes proves that his city is more than a textile hub. Photo: Daksh Baheti. Bhilwara is a city in Rajasthan, India, famous for its textile industry. He was touched by the experience. ” The smiling audience at TEDxBhilwara.
  • TED  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
    [Blogging] Further reading and watching on Brazil, to get you in the spirit for TEDGlobal
    Get TED Live to watch from afar, or follow our coverage here on the TED Blog. 'A view of Rio de Janeiro, where TEDGlobal 2014 will take place. Photo: Thinkstock. TED has traveled to Tanzania, to Canada and to India. But in a few weeks, we are headed for the first time to South America. So why Brazil? And why now? The favelas of Rio.
  • TED  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
    [Blogging] How do you animate cosmic rays? The story behind a TEDxCERN TED-Ed lesson
    The festivities begin at  13:30 UTC, or 7:30am EST. Below, an appetite-whetter that originally ran on the TEDx Innovations Blog. 'On September 24, TEDxCERN will be hosted  by physicist Brian Cox (watch his TED Talk: “ CERN’s supercollider “), and the world is welcomed to watch for free. Cosmic rays. Active galactic nuclei.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
    [Blogging] Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World
    It''s not really a secret formula, but there''s a blog over there called, "The Rapid eLearning Blog," which is all based on "do a few videos, and learning will magically appear." 'For those who are on audio, I want to acknowledge Samuel Noekowsky, who just spoke. But I do want to acknowledge it. It forms a third part of a set. The per?student
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
    [Blogging] The Write MOOC Stuff
    Offered by edX and in partnership with The University of Queensland, the course authors of Write101x English Grammar and Style asked learners to write a 300-word blog post regarding the writing-thinking-learning connection. “Earplugs,” he said without hesitation. make my connection in two ways with my writing. Sorry Dan. Grammar.
  • TED  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
    [Blogging] Imagination in health and medicine? 11 fresh ideas from the TEDMED stage
    In that spirit, for those of us not lucky enough to attend, the TED Blog hand-picked 11 of the most intriguing ideas presented on the TEDMED stage, and asked Assefi to tell us more. For more speaker highlights, visit the TEDMED blog.). Photo: Sandy Huffaker Jr. This year, it was truly a global event. Reverberations in global health.
  • TED  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
    [Blogging] 25+ apps to make your everyday life easier
    One of those apps on this list that you may already know about, it lets you save blog posts and articles to read when you’re offline. We asked the TED staff what apps they can’t live without. And beyond the classics— Instagram , Google Maps , Spotify , Uber , Seamless —we found some great apps that might help you too. Sunrise. KeyMe. Pocket.
  • TED  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
    [Blogging] 25+ apps that the TED staff swears make their everyday lives just a little bit easier
    One of those apps on this list that you may already know about it, it lets you save blog posts and articles to read when you’re offline. We asked the TED staff what apps they can’t live without. And beyond the classics— Instagram , Google Maps , Spotify , Uber , Seamless —we found some great apps that might help you too. Sunrise. KeyMe.
  • MIND HACKS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
    [Blogging] Problems with Bargh’s definition of unconscious
    This post is cross-posted on the project blog. 'I have a new paper out in Frontiers in Psychology: The perspectival shift: how experiments on unconscious processing don’t justify the claims made for them. argue that they often don’t. It is this last point which makes up the ‘perspectival shift’ of the title. Theory
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Blogging] Steve Wheeler - September 17, Riyadh - Notes
    They blog and they tweet. 'The Mayflower Steps. When we talk about the future, we step out into the unknown. Macy''s, in New York. Immigrants couldn''t imagine so many people, buildings so large. They wondered what the machine was in the wall that changed people. It was like magic. We look at technology and we glorify it. telephone. Films.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Blogging] Diego Leal - September 12, Pereira - Notes
    'Diego Leal - Creating online learning networks Think of networks = nides + connections + signals - related to what I said yesterday How to make possible cooperation in online learning environments? en Linea - to create large intercommunitty network - when TRAL disappeared the connections were still there How does it Work?
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Blogging] [liveblog] Hendrik Hertzberg on the quick fix for our Constitutional morass
    NOTE: Live-blogging. 'I’m at a Shorenstein lunch talk where Hendrik Hertzberg of the New Yorker is talking about the difficulty of electing a government with the infrastructure we have. The place is packed. HH was one of the very first Shorenstein fellows. When he was here he was covering the 1988 presidential campaign. Missing points.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Blogging] Giving respect to brand advertising
    For a crash course on how this is going, read Bob Hoffman’s Ad Contrarian blog, watch this speech , and read this one. 'I wrote the first half of the following two years ago for a name-brand Web magazine that decided not to run it. You can guess why. For this post I took out some cruft and added a new second half. This is the boon Dr.
  • THE SMART WORK COMPANY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Blogging] Should we stay or should we go?
    As I wrote in this old blog post , this left me with a quiet, seething anger. If you read my blog regularly, you’ll know that I am a fan of Professor Sir Michael Marmot. '@simonheath1 drew the image for me. Should we stay or should we go? But I’m no nationalist. The question I asked was ‘better for who?’
  • DONALD CLARK PLAN B  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
    [Blogging] Spaced practice – 8 practical ways to make it happen
    They also tend to kick start new learning habits, such as blogging, using Evernote and so on. Blogging is, in this sense, a massively effective way to reinforce learning. The reasons are obvious enough. Teachers had no real way of getting to them after the event had finished. Spaced practice needs to be habitual.
  • EUEN SEMPLE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
    [Blogging] Disorder and the power of small steps
    felt powerless to help and thought "What''s blogging going to do for these people?". It all starts with that next blog post or update 'There is much instability in the world at the moment. Our old, centralised ways of doing things aren''t up to the job. The grown ups have lost the plot. thought that not everyone can be entrepreneurial.
  • MIND HACKS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
    [Blogging] Agents, social encounters and hallucinated voices
    As luck would have it, Sam just published a post about what we’re working on, on the excellent Imperfect Cognitions blog. 'I’ve written a piece for the new PLOS Neuro Community about how the social aspects of hallucinated voices tend to be ignored and how we might go about making it more central in psychology and neuroscience.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
    [Blogging] [liveblog] Robin Sproul, ABC News
    NOTE: Live-blogging. 'I’m at a Shorenstein Center brownbag talk. Robin Sproul is talking about journalism in the changing media landscape. She’s been Washington Bureau Chief of ABC News for 20 years, and now is VP of Public Affairs for that network. Her last name rhymes with “owl,” by the way.). Getting things wrong.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
    [Blogging] A Guide to Evaluating Networks
    captured it in this blog post. As anyone following Beth’s blog knows, building networks in the nonprofit sector for the purpose of achieving outcomes together has become increasingly common, especially when what is involved are complex problems that no single organization can solve alone. Real network examples. Books Guest Post
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
    [Blogging] Progress isn’t what it used to be
    wrote this for the Next Web conference blog , but they haven’t posted it yet. 'At Medium.com I have a short piece on what progress looks like on the Internet , which is not what progress used to look like. think. I’m keynoting their Dec. conference in NYC
  • NIGEL PAINE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
    [Blogging] The Book is Finally Out and About
    Blog Books 'The Learning Challenge is available in all good bookshops! And certainly at Amazon.
  • EUEN SEMPLE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2014
    [Blogging] Keeping the converstion going
    'One of the frustrations of blogging used to be the challenge of knowing when someone had responded to your post. Trackback tried to make it possible to see when someone wrote a blog post that cited yours. Disqus tried to let you know when someone mentioned your blog in comments on another. You get better at creating ripples.
  • MIND HACKS  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2014
    [Blogging] Implicit racism in academia
    This post is cross-posted on the project blog. 'Subtle racism is prevalent in US and UK universities, according to a new paper commissioned by the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education and released last week, reports The Times Higher Education. Worse, the very idea of being unaware of a bias is badly specified. Of your racist behaviour?
  • TED  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
    [Blogging] The veteran and the labradoodle: How a service dog helped a TEDActive attendee step back out into the world
    To drum up votes and win that grant, Hodge created a Facebook page , a Twitter account and a blog to share stories and photos of his and Gander’s journeys together. 'Lon Hodge and his service dog, Gander, go everywhere together. After decades of living with debilitating PTSD, Gander is helping Hodge step back into the world. He’s special.”.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
    [Blogging] Engagement in emergence
    Now the use of SenseMaker® to gather stories about the past and to inform negotiators (described in my last two blogs) create a database of learning. 'In my final post (for the moment on conflict) I want to talk about how we engage people in creating a sustainable solution. It allows them to do small things early. Narrative
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
    [Blogging] Top Tools for Learning: My Personal Top 10 for 2014
    'You can read my blog post HERE
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
    [Blogging] A Trip to the Bookstore
    But these companies too make your stuff disappear without notice (the iMovie software I bought for my MacBook computer, for example, was forever wrecked by upgrades that disabled more and more functionality, while Google can make your blog disappear on the basis of a phone call). The hotel and restaurant are closing. It seems so silly to me.
  • JOHN HAGEL  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
    [Blogging] Making a Movement: Narratives and Creation Spaces
    This is worthy of a series of blog postings, but let me start with some brief suggestions, all driven by one of my mantras: “small moves, smartly made, can set big things in motion.”. 'What better day than Labor Day in the US to explore movements and narratives? Labor Day emerged directly from the powerful labor movement in the US.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
    [Blogging] Guest Posts
    'I frequently receive requests for guest blog posts, which I always turn down, for several reasons. Much of my professional reputation is based on my writing, and many of my perspectives were formed here as “half-baked ideas” on this blog. It is ridiculously easy to create your own blog so you do not need mine to post from.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 2014
    [Blogging] Of leopards and people
    We had pole position and got some great shots, by favourite opens this blog. 'I'd like to be able to explain the lack of posts in August by a story of my taking an extended break in the European manner. However its more a lack of time. Last week saw travel resume with a vengeance. We got a position right by the tree and sat down to wait.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 2014
    [Blogging] Complexity and Public Administration
    'This blog is being posted on behalf of Thomas Townsend. Thomas will be teaching our newest course - Cynefin & Policy with Tony Quinlan in Ottawa on Oct 2-3. That has changed. Governments pushed by declining budgets and demands by citizens for greater involvement have been looking for new ways to work. will refer to them here as labs.
  • TED  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2014
    [Blogging] A know-it-all gets another chance, JR quips with Stephen Colbert and a plan to give half the planet back to wildlife
    Anne Curzan explains in the Chronicle of Education’s Lingua Franca blog why she asks her students not to use laptops in class. 'Stephen Colbert snaps a photo with TED Prize winner JR on the set of The Colbert Report. Members of the TED community sure were busy this week. Below, some highlights: Legendary biologist E.O. The best moment?
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2014
    [Blogging] Moving beyond e-learning: a new mindset for learning in the modern workplace
    'You can read my blog post here
  • MIND HACKS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014
    [Blogging] Round trip ticket to the science of psychedelics
    There’s also an excellent piece on the influence of psychedelic drugs on literature from Dirk Hanson – long-time writer of the essential drug blog Addiction Inbox , and Mo Costandi (who you may know from the Neurophilosophy blog) has written a fantastic retrospective of the use of psychedelics in psychiatry.
  • THE SMART WORK COMPANY  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014
    [Blogging] Adidas gets fit for the future
    The Adidas blog post gives me the opportunity to illustrate the Social Learning Map that I developed for the newly-published ebook, Calling All Instigators! 'Illustration by Simon Heath (@SimonHeath1). This post follows on from Becoming fit for the future. Christian That’s mainly what this post is about – eventually. digress. Getting
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014
    [Blogging] Reflections on the Future of TV
    I’m also a (very minor) content producer, given the weekly blogs I’ve been posting since 2005 and my 2-year guest columnist affiliation with the WSJ’s   CIO Journal  .  'I’ve long been interested in the impact of digital technologies on the media industry.  Within media, I’ve been particularly interested in the evolution of television. 
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014
    [Blogging] The Call to Adventure – On Doing What You Love
    Well, after all of that time I guess I am now ready and have a proper  answer that I can go by with and that pretty much describes the main reason(s) why I decided, after 17 years, it was time to move on: doing what you love. At least, what he himself makes out of it. tell you, you got to love commencement addresses. If not, judge for yourselves: .
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014
    [Blogging] Ice Bucket Challenge: Can Other Nonprofits Reproduce It?
    Vickie Davis, CoolCatTeacher Blog, let her students dump water on her and then taught them a lesson on fundraising for a good cause and about ALS.    Involving younger people in your organization’s campaigns, as champions, perhaps as part of a lesson on philanthropy is definitely something that can be replicated in other campaigns.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2014
    [Blogging] Pardon the Interruption … From Adaptation into Engagement by Luis Suarez #soccnx
    'A couple of months back you would remember how I put together a blog post over here on an upcoming business trip I was about to embark on heading to Prague, by mid-June, to speak a couple of times at the Social Connections VI event ( #soccnx ). It was just a matter of time, and a bunch of hard work to make it happen. Stunning! . could I?
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2014
    [Blogging] Two Very Incredible & Courageous Women
    Given her background, are you surprised to learn she is openly blogging at a site she calls, “ Heart Failure to Harvard ?” For you, the reader, please consider visiting and reading their blogs ( Jillianne and Carissa ) from the very first entries, and drown yourself in their incredible, courageous teachings. “Adrian!!”
  • EUEN SEMPLE  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 2014
    [Blogging] The written word
    Whether by blogging or updating Facebook we can put things out there, see what reactions we get, learn from the responses. 'OK so I know that there''s YouTube and podcasting but most of the Internet''s power is still in the written word. It is text that conveys most of the important ideas and it is accessible at almost zero cost to all of us.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 2014
    [Blogging] Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World
    We said, "Create a blog on Blogger. 'by Stephen Downes Introduction: What learners Need Sorry, I forgot to turn on the audio recording. That''s how you start a broadcast, with dead air. Thank you very much it''s a pleasure to be here. Quick mike check. Mike check, everything good? I''m just kidding, obviously. Learning is not remembering.
  • NIGEL PAINE  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 2014
    [Blogging] In Praise of the iPhone 3GS
    'I lost my iPhone 5 on a plane flying to Melbourne from Wellington. After the initial panic and the realisation that I could not get my new SIM card until I returned to London I started to calm down so I would be weeks without full functionality. had to dig out my oldest iPhone that had not been touched for years. owned an iPhone 1 and loved it.
  • EUEN SEMPLE  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 2014
    [Blogging] Making new friends
    now get the sort of interactions in Facebook around posts that I used to get blogging. In fact I now see myself as blogging in parallel in Facebook. In the early days of blogging we would reach out to people who looked interesting and said smart things. However. am now doing that in Facebook. Hope some of them say yes
  • NIGEL PAINE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014
    [Blogging] From Scratch #18
    Blog Uncategorized Kogan Page 'We are approaching our first 20 From Scratch podcasts. This one modestly talks about my book. Check ti out here.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014
    [Blogging] The social Web before social networks: a report from 2003
    What did this look like in 2003, beyond blogs and wikis? But our experience with blogs and wikis over the prior few years had been very encouraging: Five years ago, it was obvious beyond question that groups need to be pre-structured if the team is to “hit the ground running.” In 2003 it was becoming clear that we needed?—?and
  • TED  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014
    [Blogging] Orphans of the narrative: Bosnian photographer Ziyah Gafi? documents the aftermath of war
    Here, he tells the TED Blog about looking for patterns of violence, the relationship between detachment and empathy, and what it’s like to grow up with war. 'Bosnian photojournalist Ziyah Gafi? photographs the aftermath of conflict. Watch his TED Talk, “ Everyday objects, tragic histories.”) From Quest for Identity. Of course.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014
    [Blogging] Strawberry Jam Finds
    am spending my weeks in Toronto on a consulting assignment (which also explains my infrequent blogging), returning home on weekends, but I thought the last find at the bottom of this post rather appropriate. 'Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. call these Friday’s Finds.
  • CHARLES JENNINGS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2014
    [Blogging] It’s Only 65% !
    wrote about ‘the numbers’ on this blog back in June 2012. 'The results of yet another 70:20:10 survey were published recently. The researchers (possibly on work experience) declared that “ 50:26:24 is the average learning mix in most companies right now ”. It also got me thinking about approaches to organisational learning in general.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2014
    [Blogging] #LeadWithRespect Meme: a Challenge for 21st Century Management
    'I can’t remember the last time that I participated on a blog carnival or meme blog series for that matter. know there will be a lot more to write down and share along on the topic, and I am sure we will all continue to cover this area for a good while with additional blog posts. guess the only way is up, right? . But, you see?
  • JOHN HAGEL  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2014
    [Blogging] Shift Happens
    And, yes, this is the shortest blog post I've ever written 'I’m writing to announce an edge initiative from the Center for the Edge. We all know that most executives are pressed for time – it’s one of the main reasons companies fall into the “short-termism” trap. Who has time to pay attention to long-term trends? But, here’s the problem.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2014
    [Blogging] The Magic of That First Client Engagement
    Well, I guess G+ is not going to be the only place where I will be working out loud, since I know I will be using this blog as well to pause and reflect on what is going on, and although the frequency may well be rather different, I am excited about the opportunity to perhaps share lengthier reflections on what I learn along the way. Or not.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2014
    [Blogging] The Soothing Effect of Blogging
    'It’s hard to believe, even for myself, how the last time I wrote a blog post over here was a bit over two months ago. However, it doesn’t even  feel totally awkward, as it used to be in the past, whenever I embarked on a longish blogging hiatus of sorts. Not even embarrassing anymore. Go figure. I To never come back though? doubt it.
  • TED  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014
    [Blogging] On origami, Alzheimer’s & kindness: Global health expert Alanna Shaikh rethinks preparing for dementia
    The TED Blog was curious: How is her experiment going? 'Alanna Shaikh at TED2013, about six months after giving a powerful talk about Alzheimer’s disease and the three strategies she was putting in place in case she should ever get it. Photo: Ryan Lash/TED. What have you been up to since your talk went live two years ago? And kindness.
  • TED  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014
    [Blogging] Mission Blue chronicles the life, loves and calling of ocean champion Sylvia Earle
    This piece originally ran on the TED Prize Blog. 'Sylvia Earle is a fearless 78-year-old woman. In the new documentary Mission Blue , we watch her dive with sharks in the deep blue sea and fearlessly dodge fishing nets as she swims through the middle of a major fishing operation. Mission Blue premieres today on Netflix. Watch it here ».
  • MARK OEHLERT  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014
    [Blogging] You JUST hired this person.do you even know.
    Do you know if they have a blog/tumblr? 'how many Twitter followers they have? LinkedIn Connections? Instagram followers? Do you have any idea at all what kind of network that person will be bringing into your organization? Why not? No, seriously, why not? Did you just hire a Maven or a Connector? Why not?
  • NINE SHIFT  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 2014
    [Blogging] NineShift: Celebrating 10 Years of Accurately Predicting the Future
    'Welcome to the blog! Read by 1,500 people a month. Plan now to attend the all-new NineShift for 2015 at the big LERN annual conference in Orlando Nov. 23, 2014, Sunday from 10 am to 11:30 am. Presenting at the Distance Learning conference. Book a NineShift presentation now. Email Tammy at info@lern.org or call 800-678-5376
  • CHARLES JENNINGS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2014
    [Blogging] Learning in the Collaboration Age
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced in a press release and conference call and blog on June 12, 2014 that the company will allow its technology patents for use by anyone in good faith, in a bid to entice automobile manufacturers to speed up development of electric cars. the rest is history. And for Organisational Learning? We called it MindFind.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2014
    [Blogging] Sense-making Skills
    Three of the low utility methods are those that I see used by many people, in blogs or other social media – Summarisation; Highlighting; Imagery. 'The most difficult part of personal knowledge mastery is developing a sense-making routine. Also, some techniques (e.g., which is how I came across it. – Neurobonkers. Complexity PKM
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 2014
    [Blogging] Saturday songify fun
    Anyway, I’m mainly blogging these because each is fun in its own way. 'I find this recycling of culture to be fascinating. Or, to be more precise, the recycling of culture is culture. No recycling, no culture. These are in chronological order, but you might want to start out by going backwards. I am a massive Gregory Brothers fan
  • TED  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 2014
    [Blogging] Somi unveils an odyssey of song and soul in ‘The Lagos Music Salon’
    The TED Blog caughtup with the jazz-soul vocalist and songwriter who was was born in Illinois to Rwandan and Ugandan parents and traveled frequently to East Africato talk about taking risks, navigating creativity within a multicultural life, and the artistic promptingsthat led her to explore the city of Lagos. She loves opera.
  • THE SMART WORK COMPANY  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014
    [Blogging] Becoming fit for the future
    But that’s for another blog post. was intending to talk about the tool in this blog post but it’s already long enough. 'Image by the wonderful Simon Heath (@SimonHeath1). Becoming fit for the future. It’s always been about learning as experience and conversation, rather than courses. But even that’s far too broad. Purpose.
  • TED  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014
    [Blogging] How a two-minute tactic from a TED Talk helped Manish Dayal crystallize his character in The Hundred-Foot Journey
    When Blake shared this story with the TED Blog, we asked her to set us up with an interview with Dayal. 'Manish Dayal (center) plays a young chef, Hassan, in The Hundred-Foot Journey. Here, a scene for which he likely power-posed—with Om Puri, who plays his father, and Helen Mirren, who plays the owner of a fancy French restaurant. like that.
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