• 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
  • 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.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014
    [Blogging] What leadership skills do nonprofit emerging leaders need to succeed?
    In this HBR blog post,   The Skills Leaders Need At Every Level , the author shares the results of a research survey of 32,860 bosses, peers, and subordinates to learn the answer to this question:   Are some skills less important for leaders at certain levels of the organization? 'Flickr Photo by Flower Factor. Bridge the generation gap.
  • BETH KANTER  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 2014
    [Blogging] Kids and Kickstarter: The Rise of PhilanthroKids and Kid Crowdfunding!
    Here’s a few recent examples that I’ve spotted recently in my Facebook newsfeed, comments on my blog, and other online places. You can read about his efforts on his blog. 'Charlotte, A Young Teen, Helping To Save Horse Farm Through A Kick Starter Campaign. Crowdfunding in general has raised more than 5.1 Look out world!
  • DOC SEARLS   |  MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 2014
    [Blogging] Radio and the Web, 2001
    'Since my old blog (still running, amazingly, on an old server somewhere within Verisign) will some day be Snow on the Water , and conversation about radio has commenced below that post, I decided to re-post March 21, 2001. Blogging Broadcasting history infrastructure Internet Personal Technology Here goes… Blast from the past.
  • THE SMART WORK COMPANY  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 2014
    [Blogging] Stories from the home front
    Well it’s time to write another blog post. 'Stories from the home front. I’ve been quiet lately because of domestic distractions but in truth my silence is more than that. If we all know so much, why do so many workplaces continue to be so dysfunctional? That’s a rhetorical question, by the way. Might not though. Maybe.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 3, 2014
    [Blogging] Snow on the Water
    Back then,  live was what we had with blogs, and RSS. Amazing: Google Blog Search, which kinda killed the others, still exists.). Blogs were journals. In its early days, tweeting was called “micro-blogging.” But I never posted anything there, because I was afraid it would die. And now, says here , it will.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014
    [Blogging] Amsterdam Two-Day SenseMaker® Design: Only a week left to take advantage of Early Bird Discount!
    Note: this is a repost of Jules Yim's recent blog 'There are still seats available at the Two Day SenseMaker® Design course in Amsterdam held over 16-17 September 2014. Enjoy EUR200 off the course fees if you sign up before 8 August 2014. Join us and learn how to gain insights and support decisions that make a difference.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014
    [Blogging] Speaking in Medellin
    For the moment I have for the first time in some time managed to get a daily blog in place for a full month so that feels good. 'I delivered my keynote at Héroes Fest this afternoon here in Medellin and it produced what is to date my favourite picture of me speaking; if I can get permission it's going up on Wikipedia. Musings
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 2014
    [Blogging] Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World
    Retrieved from Mozilla Blog: https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2014/05/14/drm-and-the-challenge-of-serving-users/ Bates, T. Retrieved from Harvard Business Review Blogs: [link] CIA. Retrieved from Chronicle of Higher Education Wired Campus Blog: [link] Laurillard, D. Retrieved from TED Blog: [link] McGregor, C. That''s Utah.
  • MARTIJN LINSSEN  |  TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014
    [Blogging] Rebels at Work: The Pragmatist
    'Carmen Medina’s blog post caught my eye over at Rebels at Work, regarding emerging archetypes for what they call “Bureaucratic Black Belts.”. First, let’s remind ourselves of who BBB’s are and what they do. What they’re usually not so good at is coming up with an original destination. – See more at: [link]. My contribution is below.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014
    [Blogging] Sense-making and sharing
    For me it’s blogging. An advantage of a personal blog is ownership. 'The Seek > Sense > Share framework is a very simple model with many layers, which you discover as you develop personal knowledge mastery. However, if you share indiscriminately, you will be creating too much noise, and others will ignore you (top left).
  • DAWN OF LEARNING  |  MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014
    [Blogging] LMS vs. LCMS
    Social Learning (Wikis, Blogs, Reviews, Comments, Mentoring/Coaching). ?. ?. 'The Learning and Development industry, like any other, has been inundated with new technologies and tools for learning. In the simplest terms, this is a software package that manages course delivery and administration. What does an LMS do? Features of an LCMS.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SATURDAY, JULY 26, 2014
    [Blogging] Why I have not been blogging much: it’s my book’s fault and more
    'My blogging has gone way down in frequency and probably in quality. The second reason I haven’t been blogging much: I’ve been mildly depressed. And that makes it harder for me to post to my blog for some reason. think there are two reasons. First, I’ve been wrapped up in trying to plot a new book.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  FRIDAY, JULY 25, 2014
    [Blogging] The first seminar on scaling
    Chris Matts recently blogged on this around a martyrdom theme (Chris will be Chris). 'After my series of posts on scaling it was time to but some of that work into a seminar/training course that I ran with Simon Bennett. Mind you Saf is one of the best organisers I have ever known. Better Project Definition with SenseMaker. SenseMaker
  • BETH KANTER  |  THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014
    [Blogging] The Art of Less As More: Micro Content
    Yes, it is the opposite of longform content – reports, books, slidedecks, articles – and even blog posts.    Micro-content is optimized for social media channels and sharing. 'Visual.ly has published this really useful and free e-book on Micro Content. Flickr Image by theamarand. What is micro content anyway? Tricks of the Trade.
  • EUEN SEMPLE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
    [Blogging] Life after death
    They have a bit of catching up to do though as articles about the death of blogging have been being written for at least the thirteen years I''ve been involved. 'Articles about the death of social media appear frequently these days. That isn''t going away.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014
    [Blogging] Top 10 Tools for Learning
    WordPress: the other way I write out loud is on my blog (like this), and my blog is powered by WordPress. 'Jane Hart compiles, every year, a list of the top 10 tools for learning. And, of course, it’s that time again, so here we go. In no particular order: 1. Word: I write most of my articles and books in Word. Sense & Share.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014
    [Blogging] Preparing your workforce for tomorrow
    'I created a performance improvement toolbox when I started this blog in 2004, and have kept adding to it over the years. often look at workplace performance first from the perspective of whether the situation we are trying to address is complicated or complex. Complex problems often require insight, beyond what training can prepare you for.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SATURDAY, JULY 19, 2014
    [Blogging] If I were Shakespeare…
    a theatre company in Lenox, Massachusetts of which I am inordinately fond, as consistent readers of this blog know (hi, Mom!). 'Well, here’s what I would do if I were Shakespeare & Co. Yesterday my wife and I went to an open rehearsal of a scene from Henry IV, Part 2, Scene 2. The actors in Shakespeare & Co. Very amusing.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2014
    [Blogging] My Top Tools 2014
    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. 'I haven''t updated my list for Jane Hart''s overall review for some time now, but it''s worth a revisit. This post is prompted by Harold Jarche''s. Winamp. This is my main audio tool.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2014
    [Blogging] My Top Tools 2014
    4 (8): Feedly: is my feed reader to keep track of blogs and news sites via RSS. 2 (2): Twitter: Next to my blog, Twitter is my best learning tool and allows me to stay connected to a diverse network. 1 (1): WordPress: powers my blog, which is the core of my PKM. Voting closes on 21 September. SHARE. SHARE. SEEK & SHARE.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014
    [Blogging] Happy Birthday, Pop.
    Here is what I wrote about Pop on my old blog , fourteen years ago… Bootstrapping. 'My father,  Allen H. Searls , would have turned 106 today. It’s not inconceivable that he might have lived this long. His mother lived almost to 108, and his little sister  died at 101 just last December. He was also very smart. It’s funny.
  • ROSS DAWSON  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014
    [Blogging] Agencies must adapt to a marketing world based on open systems
    John has just published an excellent article on HBR Blogs titled The Future of Marketing, as Seen at Cannes Lions. 'John Winsor , CEO of crowdsourcing-based advertising agency Victors & Spoils and Chief Innovation Officer at global marketing conglomerate Havas, has long been an innovator and provocateur in agency world.
  • TED  |  TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014
    [Blogging] Fun and nerdy field trips: TEDx Adventures take to the streets
    This week, we’ve launched a new blog: TEDx Innovations. 'A TEDx’er test drives Netra, a portable device for eye tests, on a TEDx Adventure to the MIT Media Lab. Photo: John Werner. Bookmark it and look for lots more to come. TEDx Adventure catalysts bring the adventure to their TEDx communities. Photo: John Werner.
  • EUEN SEMPLE  |  MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
    [Blogging] Evolutionary thinking
    'Blogging doesn''t get easier even after all these years. still go through the "Who am I to say this?", "Who cares what I think?" cycle each time. then wait nervously to see if anyone responds once I have published the post. Why should they? Two reasons. Secondly, by sticking it out there magic happens. All of these are worthwhile.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  SUNDAY, JULY 13, 2014
    [Blogging] Urban originals
    But I still enjoyed his company vicariously, though his remarkable photography, such as the shot on the right, explained in his blog post,  Exuberance or Desperation? Art Blogging Culture Family Geography infrastructure Past Personal Photography Travel Street Vendor, Rear Wall of Egyptian Spice Market, Eminönü, Istanbul, Anno 2000.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JULY 13, 2014
    [Blogging] Four Basic Skills for 2020
    For me, it’s blogging that forms the keystone of my sense-making. 'In 2011, The Institute for the Future and the University of Phoenix published a report that looked at Future Work Skills 2020 (PDF). The report identified six drivers of change. I’ve added links to examples of each, three years later.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014
    [Blogging] Just a little creepy.
    OK ten our of ten for responding this time but I note that my tweet and blog about the Monday fiasco (which had some helpful suggestions) had had no response. 'I suppose the best that can be said of the journey back home today is that everything ran to time. More on that in the future. walked up to Paris Nord from the hotel that evening.
  • TED  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2014
    [Blogging] An ode to lunch ladies, a park underneath the streets of New York, and an attempt to put the ‘awe’ back in ‘awesome’: A recap of TED@NYC
    With everything we blog, everything we tweet and every link we click on, we are making media, she says. 'Sally Kohn opens TED@NYC with a plea for us to think of each tweet we write and each headline we click on as an act of media creation. Photo: Ryan Lash. TED@NYC is not your usual TED event. We are the new editors,” she stresses. Pyramids!
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2014
    [Blogging] Disruptive Innovation Revisited
    John Hagel , - co-chair of Deloitte’s Center for the Edge , - had a similar reaction in his blog post The Disruption Debate - What’s Missing?   “I admit that I’m mystified by Jill Lepore’s article in the New Yorker attacking Clayton Christensen and his theory of disruptive innovation,” he wrote.  Today, the largest U.S. Steel.” 
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014
    [Blogging] Common confusions on SenseMaker®
    SenseMaker® Conference blogs 'An odd sort of day which started with my getting up before 0400 to make the 0601 train the Bonn and finished with me winning a bidding war on eBay auction with my last bid while watching the German humiliation of Brazil in a bar in the centre of town. That made it easier.
  • TED  |  TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014
    [Blogging] Leave work for a year to go live on a remote island? How a TED Talk inspired me to take a mid-career sabbatical
    Find out more about this reading app for auditory learners , or check out  his blog about his family’s life on Rødøy. . 'Winston Chen left his job at a software company in Boston and moved his family to the island of Rødøy, population 108, for a year. Here, Chen’s son walks across a deserted beach on a stormy day. Photo: Winston Chen.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014
    [Blogging] Owning our data
    Currently, we can can take more control by owning a domain name or using a self-hosted blog. 'With the internet of everything (IoE), once everything is connected, where will our data reside? Who will own it and who will control it? “In real life, things go wrong. ” – Fast Coexist. That’s new.” – TechVibes.
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  SATURDAY, JULY 5, 2014
    [Blogging] Activating Latent Knowledge Capacity
    For people who had been blogging since late 1990′s or early 2000′s, Facebook wasn’t of much value. Between flickr, del.icio.us, blogs, RSS readers, and wikis, we were living the distributed, networked, learning dream. 'Last week, we wrapped up another successful Learning Analytics Summer Institute at Harvard.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  SATURDAY, JULY 5, 2014
    [Blogging] Summer School slides and links
    Conference blogs 'Final day of the Summer School in Copenhagen and I had two sessions to run. The first over three hours in the morning covered complexity, safe-to-fail interventions followed by a shorted presentation in the afternoon where I picked up on Cynefin and the complex and chaotic domain models.
  • NIGEL PAINE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 4, 2014
    [Blogging] From Scratch 15
    'A review of John Sealy Brown and Douglas Thompson: A New Culture of Learning by the intrepid duo of Nigel Paine and Martin Couzins. listen to ‘From Scratch #15 A new culture of learning’ on Audioboo.
  • EUEN SEMPLE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 4, 2014
    [Blogging] The seeds of doubt
    As I said yesterday "Freedom is built one tweet, one blog post, one update at a time. 'The seeds of doubt. When the kids were young there was a spate of stories in the tabloids of people being reported for taking photos of their kids naked in the bath. Once the seeds of doubt are planted they are hard to get rid of. We need to be brave
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 2014
    [Blogging] Safety zero?
    Conference blogs Reflections 'An interesting day at the Summer Institute which ended gloriously with a long evening of discussion and story telling with Vernon Cronen and John Shotter at the conference dinner. It was the sort of enriching conversation that is increasingly difficult to get at events and that worries me.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 2014
    [Blogging] Hermeneutical Unity
    Conference blogs Reflections 'An interesting first day at the Summer Institute; we started with a Danish song about love and followed that with the normal talk with someone you don't know exercise. Now I am never wild about singing songs other than it Rugby matches, ideally in Welsh. That means numbers backed up by stories.
  • EUEN SEMPLE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 2014
    [Blogging] Marketing with intent
    We are all asking people to pay attention to us when we update on Facebook or publish a blog post. 'If marketing people ask me what they should do to be more successful at social media I respond "be interesting". Of course this rather depends on how you define successful. Are you improving their lives, however modestly?
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2014
    [Blogging] Wearable affordances
    At the same time, David Kelly (program director for t he Guild) asked for conference reflections for the Guild Blog. 'At the mLearnCon conference, it became clear it was time to write about wearables. Long story short, my reflections are a guest post there
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2014
    [Blogging] Courseware vs LearningWear – or how wearables fit into the learning ecosystem
    'You can read the blog post in full here
  • JANE HART  |  TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2014
    [Blogging] Courseware vs LearningWear – or how wearables fit into the learning ecosystem
    'I had a lot of interest in my blog post on wearable learning last week, as well as a number of questions on how I saw wearables fitting into the learning ecosystem.  So I decided to draw a picture – which I’ve posted below. The point I want to emphasize (which I probably didn’t do […]. wearable learning
  • EUEN SEMPLE  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014
    [Blogging] Real friends
    In some ways, I would argue, the exchanges we have through blogging reveal more about us than we are comfortable with in face to face exchanges, certainly with casual friends. AKMA and I have been friends for thirteen years. have no hesitation in counting him a friend, but we have only met face to face a couple of times in all those years.
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