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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?

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.

Technology Integration in K-12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked, I''m curious as to what you think the three most important things for new teachers to know about technology integration in k-12? 1. The exact technology doesn''t matter much, and has evolved over the years, from the days of email mailing lists, to community bulletin boards, to social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. 2.

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

Continuous learning : it’s a mindset not a technology or product

Jane Hart

In this fast-moving world, we constantly need to learn new stuff. So how can organisations support continuous learning at work? It […].

Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

(Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ). What is a Technology Configuration? For example, see [link] ).

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. 

Jobs, work and technology

Harold Jarche

” Seth’s Blog : Without a diverse talent pool, any society [company] will do a poor job of solving the problems that inevitably arise: Diversity of talents and interests is central to innovation because new things are so often mixtures of old things. Meanwhile, new ways of increasing surplus labor have appeared. Pointlessness.

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.

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?

It’s Time to Try Social Technologies by Kevin Jones

Luis Suarez

Let’s keep plussing and trying out these social technologies! What (business) value do we want to get from G+? Yes, that’s right!

Collaboration Workflow 101

Dan Pontefract

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Litmos Guest Blog Series

Clark Quinn

New Learning Technologies. As I did with Learnnovators , with Litmos I’ve also done a series of posts , in this case a year’s worth. So, we have presentations on: Blending learning. Performance Support. mLearning: Part 1 and Part 2. Advanced Instructional Design. Games and Gamification. Measurement. Reviewing Design Processes.

Technology really bores me

Euen Semple

Someone once called me "the Terence Conran of anoraks" and I took this as a real compliment. I am very interested in technology if it makes life better, but left cold by it if it doesn't. Too many people who use the words but who never blog, never tweet, never think aloud and in public. But that is the point. don't care.

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.

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.

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?

Relaunch of Advanced Human Technologies Group website and new blog

Ross Dawson

I am extremely happy that we have finally relaunched the website for Advanced Human Technologies Group. Exciting times ahead!

2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Social                  Blogs (written/ video). Social                  Micro-blogging. Internet Time Alliance spent a couple of days last week putting the 2.0 into a tedious proposal for a large, forward-facing multinational corporation. Among our recommendations were: Informal         Live webcasts. Informal         Workshops.

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.,

Live blogging Politics of the Internet

Doc Searls

So I’m at Micah Sifry’s Politics of the Internet class at the Kennedy School , and risk live-blogging it (taxing my multitasking abilities…). Linux for Suits – Beyond Blogging’s Black Holes | Linux Journal. The class will be blogging. Look forward to reading those blogs too. Authentic voice.

[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. But I also regularly read books as part of my ongoing self-directed learning. By Dave Meier.

Collaboration Workflow 101

Dan Pontefract

micro-blogging organization social media social networking teams technology blogging collaboration curve collaboration cycle online

In Honour of Ada Lovelace

Dan Pontefract

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.

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. 

HubSpot and RentJuice: When New Technologies Meet Old Ways of Working

Andy McAfee

More and more, I struggle to find any industry, company, process, task, or function that’s not being affected these days by technology. ’ This world is marked by blogs and microblogs, video and audio, professional and personal social networks, lead generation and tracking, and non-sleazy SEO. So what’s left?

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. .

Facebook as a blogging platform

Euen Semple

Blogging is still one of the most useful and fun things you can do. still blog at The Obvious? Each time social networks die and we all move on my blog is still there. As people have moved into places like Facebook and Twitter the energy has moved away from blogging to some extent. love the energy of the conversations.

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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What we DO is Technology.

Mark Oehlert

I know how trite it is to go all definitional and all but it''s my blog so I''ll cut myself some slack.