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The Dark Side of Technology

John Hagel

  Every talk or article coming out of Silicon Valley follows the prescribed template: start with a dazzling description of awesome new digital technologies and then proceed to explore all the wonderful benefits and opportunities that these technologies will bring to us. I’m going to do something different.  What do I mean?

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Execution is the goal.

Harnessing the True Potential of Internet of Things Technology

John Hagel

Despite all the hype, businesses are still significantly under-estimating the business impact of Internet of Things (IoT) technology. In my last blog post , I explored at a high level the likely evolution of business models in the Big Shift. Current applications for this technology. IoT technologies generate a torrent of data.

Learning with people, not technology

Jay Cross

Todd Hudson describes the New Seasons experience on his Maverick Institute blog. Face-to-face methods like mentoring might be best. Just Jay

PKM is not a technology

Harold Jarche

PKM is not a technology, an enterprise system, a piece of software, or a platform. The best technology for enabling PKM is the Internet.

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Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A New Strategy for Higher Education and Training Shirley Alexander Some intro stuff about the buildings being built for the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Technology''s role. difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? MIT engineering courses stufy: 8% completion rate (yikes) - so, how do we address this?

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The focus for this year’s conference was Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy.  The panel was moderated by Beth Noveck , Professor of Law at the New York Law School , who until recently served in the White House as Deputy Chief Technology Officer and leader of the White House Open Government Initiative. Leaders shape polls. 

Information: What am I missing?

George Siemens

What can we do now with information that we could not do in the past? I’ve abused Kauffman’s concept of the adjacent possible by applying it to the new opportunities, untapped potential, and levels of complexity, that arise with the development of something new. What can we do with information that I’ve overlooked?

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Reflections on Ten Years of Blogging

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Friedman’s words came to mind as I was reflecting on the evolution of blogging since I posted my first blog in May of 2005.

2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Among our recommendations were: Informal         Live webcasts. Informal         Recorded webinars. Informal         Video conferencing. Informal         Workshops. Informal         Audio/ podcasts. Informal         Learnshop. Informal         Case Studies. Informal         Non-formal video.

Bigger is Not Necessarily Better in Our Information-Rich Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Travel guides, like Mobil’s , popped up in the 1950s, but for the most part information remained scarce.”  .

From learning to working technologies

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here is a graphic of Moore’s technology adoption curve. More on Jane’s blog : Where are you on the LMS adoption curve?

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, and systems thinking. They are currently refining informal/web 2.0 Interview.

Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Information Overload

Tony Karrer

And that challenge is somewhat hinted at in this month’s big question: Instruction in a Information Snacking Culture? eLearning Technology.

The Science of Information-based Predictions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Silver, on the another hand, views information-based predictions, including political forecasting, as a scientific discipline. 

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

How Micro-Blogging Came To Be. This was the beginning of a new term; micro-blogging. Henry Ford. Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. Why is this necessary? Akili, G. K.

TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

Beth Kanter

TechCamp: Empowering women through technology - guest post by Ma’ayan Alexander. Technology does not solve problems. Photos: a.

Corporate blogging: value versus risks

Ross Dawson

Knowledge@Australian School of Business recently published an interesting article on corporate blogging , which drew on an interview with me. It’s certainly not that every company needs to be blogging, far from it. At stake are the inherent risks in blogging and other forms of social media engagement. Enterprise 2.0

“How can I convince others about the value of social technologies in an organisation?”

Jane Hart

“How can I convince others about the value of social technologies in an organisation?” That’s Social learning

Blogs in Education

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What is a Blog? blog is a personal website that contains content organized like a journal or a diary. Readers catch up with blogs by starting at the top and reading down until they encounter material they’re already read. Blogs are connected to each other to form what is commonly known as the ‘blogosphere’. Bortree, D.S.,

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

How Micro-Blogging Came To Be. This was the beginning of a new term; micro-blogging. Henry Ford. Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing.

Four lessons learned from 12 years of blogging

Ross Dawson

It is 12 years since I started this Trends in the Living Networks blog to accompany the launch of my book Living Networks. The original blog was on the book website, but a couple of years later I moved it to this domain, rossdawsonblog.com. So what are some of the things I have learned from 12 years of blogging? Enterprise 2.0

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

Dan Pontefract

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

[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government

David Weinberger

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

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

Photo from Librarianismchronicles Blog. The scientific information is presented in a format that non-scientists can understand and apply.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

Erik Anderson, Donor Dreams Blog, shares his tips for being more productive online and offline and the tools he uses. Here’s a summary.

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Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? #CoFLA

Beth Kanter

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? of technology, philanthropy and civil society.

Blogging and Personal Feelings

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Blogging is therefore to writing what extreme sports are to athletics: more free-form, more accident-prone, less formal, more alive.  It is, in many ways, writing out loud.”. Looking back at the many blogs I have posted, I am reminded of some of the major events of the past seven years. For bloggers, the deadline is always now. 

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The Evolution of My Complex Relationship with Blogging

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

From time to time, I like to reflect on my feelings about blogging, and then write about them in an entry in my blog.  I have not done so in a while, and it has now been just about six years since I started this blog, so I thought that it would be a good time to return to the subject. more interesting.  But it does not matter. 

Should CEOs Blog?

Luis Suarez

You just can’t afford to go through that and that’s where most of your reluctance to blogging comes from nowadays. Most probably. .

10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012

Ross Dawson

Below are the most popular posts written this year on my blog. General Social trends Technology trends UncategorizedWHAT TO TWEET.

Take us to The Rivers

Doc Searls

And  Technology Review ? Blogging Business Future Journalism Links Live Web News Past problems TechnologyOr be crushed.).

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A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

Blogs. You can easily scan all blog posts at the company, their level of engagement, etc. ( see pic ). Data Points to Date. Deployment.

Pick of the Month: June 2012 – Informal learning, Yammer, collab platforms, change, and keep learning

Jane Hart

Here’s my round-up of my favourite articles/blog posts of the month under 5 key themes. Put on your crap detectors. ” 4 - Change.

sense-making with social media

Harold Jarche

As Donald notes, sharing and posting on social media are weaker forms of learning than longer form blogging can be. Informal Learning

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

Early on in the talk, Peter said, “I believe we are at the confluence of two revolutions – a social revolution and a technology revolution.”

Fred Wilson’s talk at LeWeb

Doc Searls

You can read about them in  Linux Journal (starting in 1996),  The Cluetrain Manifesto (1999, 2000 , 2011 ), this blog (starting in 1999),  ProjectVRM (starting in 2006) and The Intention Economy (2012). But now technology-driven networks are replacing bureaucracies. In the information revolution, the pollution is data. YouTube.

The Mobilisation Journal: A Way To Spread Learning About Social Change Movements Innovative Use of Technology

Beth Kanter

”   This blog shares some thoughts about this project and I have to give it a big round of applause. Assessments and Review :: evaluating past performance to inform future mobilisation efforts. Innovation Incubation :: piloting new ways of working, from practices to technologies. This one is for social media.

nigelpaine.com - Blog - Ada Lovelace Day

Nigel Paine

Technology. Blog RSS. And I will be making a very small contribution to the day by commenting on a female who has made a major impact on technology. in Ada Lovelace Day , Ideas , People , Technology. Enter your information below to add a new comment. Links. Articles. Presentations. Photos. Discussions. Guestbook.