The Chinese Test Example
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
AUGUST 3, 2014
However, the person does have a book of rules for transforming strings of Chinese characters into other strings of Chinese characters. The person inside the room consults the book of rules and sends back strings of characters that are different from the ones that were passed in. The person does not know Chinese. Maybe some subtraction.
books in perpetual beta
DECEMBER 1, 2014
But hierarchies are rather useless to create, innovate, or change. Books Complexity Learning PKM Automation is ending the industrial era.
adapting to perpetual beta e-book
AUGUST 10, 2015
This volume is focused on leadership and adapting to perpetual beta: dealing with constant change while still getting things done. Complexity.
Book Review: Originals by Adam Grant
MARCH 24, 2016
While reading Adam Grant’s new book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move The World , I found myself utilizing four different lenses of observation.
Favourite Books of 2013 That I Read
DECEMBER 4, 2013
Books – remember those?) by Bill Jensen. I can honestly say it is an ‘epic’ book. I like to read. Disrupt! Think Epic.
Enabling Innovation – Book
FEBRUARY 2, 2012
list price for this book. For example, dropping the notion of being paid for time is one way to start this change. Abstract.
Book Review of WORK RULES: Insights From Inside Google
MAY 2, 2015
I’ve been eagerly awaiting this book for some time. Nine days ago, Laszlo’s book, Work Rules! The book is a true masterpiece.
STRETCH Is An Excellent Book To Help You With Tomorrow’s Workplace
JANUARY 26, 2016
Indeed, the authors of the new book, STRETCH: How To Future Proof Yourself For Tomorrow’s Workplace , agree.
Book Review: Connecting to Change the World
OCTOBER 23, 2014
They have joined forces and along with John Cleveland, have written “ Connecting to Change the World.” Books Network Types.
MAY 4, 2012
couple of days back I tried to reflect an alternative view in for, example, how we might use LinkedIn data – it’s not only my view of course and I don’t want to claim any originality in it. purposefully read the book slowly, to allow the concepts to penetrate my thoughts. Meanwhile here are some excerpts pieces that ran this week.
Online Systems for Behavior Change
OCTOBER 29, 2012
I've always believe that to truly have impact on performance, we need to be experts at Behavior Change. Need to Change Behavior?
Montessori Is An Example Of The New Culture of Learning
MARCH 24, 2011
This story also highlights the role of a teacher in a Montessori classroom as being a “guide on the side” rather than the “sage on the stage.”.
Book Review: Cause for Change
MAY 22, 2013
Books Focus on the 3 R’s (Recruitment, Retention, and Recognition). Be open, transparent and solicit feedback. More information here.
Re-imagining the Book
JUNE 20, 2011
Unbooks are printed on demand; they change when the author has something new to say. The book remained choppy, disjointed, and repetitive.
Reflecting on the State of Enterprise 2.0 as an Organizational Culture Change Agent
FEBRUARY 17, 2014
from many attendees) came through an example at the hands of a keynote delivered by Ross Mayfield. I know. thank you IBM). Wasn’t Enterprise 2.0
Inside Apple: Adam Lashinsky Revealing and Well-Crafted Book.
JANUARY 15, 2012
Book Me For A Speech. The Decent Thing to Call My Book - Publishers Weekly. globeandmail.com: Hard facts about this years books.
Announcing My Next Book: The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit
OCTOBER 20, 2015
Aliza is also a prolific writer and author, having published ten books. Let us know if you have some ideas, examples, or tips to share.
New book chapters
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
Well it felt like that this week with three books arriving through the post, all with chapters in them by yours truly.
Learning is Behaviour Change: why is it often so hard to help it happen?
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
Could you change when change really mattered? Deutschman cites examples from medicine. Stop or Simply Avoid the Pain?
The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: BOOK REVIEW: The New.
DECEMBER 19, 2010
And ultimately where companies compete not just to change the rules, but to change the world." " (p. Long live capitalism.”
Book Review: When Millennials Take Over and the Fluid Workplace
MARCH 9, 2015
The book discusses how management traditional approaches need to change due to three trends that are coming together in a perfect storm.
A quartet of complementary brain books
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
Last night I taught a two hour class called ‘Navigating Neuroscience’ for the Guardian Masterclass series and I had the interesting challenge of coming up with a two hour course on some key concepts to help people make better sense of brain science, how it’s discussed, and its changing place in society. books
Cloud and “Game Changing” Business Innovation
MAY 23, 2012
According to the report “cloud empowers six potentially game changing business enablers”: . market adaptability - rapid prototyping and innovation to quickly respond to rapidly changing market conditions; . Netflix's use of cloud computing for their rapidly growing video streaming service is one of the best examples in this category.
11 Books Every Leader Should Read - Bob Sutton
DECEMBER 20, 2011
Book Me For A Speech. The Decent Thing to Call My Book - Publishers Weekly. Six Business Books to Read on the Beach -- Wall Street Journal. globeandmail.com: Hard facts about this years books. Good Books. Howard Gardner: Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other Peoples Minds.
To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change
NOVEMBER 28, 2011
The beauty of their book is they focus on the behaviour of building community and collaborative practices. And there’s the rub. Contrived?
The invisible change in the news
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
The first chapter of Dan Gillmor ‘s 2005 book, We the Media [ pdf ], is a terrific, brief history of journalism from the US Colonial era up through Sept. It’s now so ordinary that it sometimes leads us to underestimate the magnitude of the change we’ve already lived through. blood drive organized online.
A Perfect Example of a Bad Boss: A Middle School Principal
APRIL 6, 2012
She reads books about “ideal” middle schools and then plans how to make ours match her vision. She then changed the schedule, the teams, the grades we are teaching – essentially, she disassembled the school and rebuilt it from the ground up. This boss defines lack of presence. Please read the rest.
How tablets are changing how we use tech
MAY 5, 2011
Nielsen has come out with some interesting research on tablet usage in the US and associated changes in the use of other devices.
Books do furnish a room
JANUARY 7, 2012
have only ever thrown away one book in my life, although several have been "borrowed" and may not return to the fold. Its easier that way.
Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online
AUGUST 26, 2016
Speaking of books, you can pre-order my next book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout due out in October.
Book review: Crazy Like Us
JULY 13, 2011
The book is not an academic tome and the approach is narrative, but Watters has clearly mastered the scientific research where it counts.
A Great Example of "Being" Social vs "Doing" Social
JULY 22, 2013
Well its not true, to become social means to change any number of things about how you think about your business. Social.
The power of habits — and the power to change them
MARCH 6, 2012
And how can we change them? Charles Duhigg is a reporter for the New York Times who’s written a new (and fascinating) book on the subject.
Book Review: The Nonprofit Business Plan
SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
He shared a few case studies, including some examples of nonprofits with “broken business models” because of today’s connected world.
Interop: The Book
MAY 30, 2012
John Palfrey and Urs Gasser are giving a book talk at Harvard about their new book, Interop. (It’s really good. ” He says the book started out fairly confined, about the effect of interop on innovation. But from this also come problems, which is why the subtitle of the book Interop talks about its peril.
Alone Together - An Important New Book by Sherry Turkle
JANUARY 10, 2011
In 1984, she wrote her first book on computers and people, "The Second Self," in 1984, a book she describes as “full of hope and optimism.” Her second book, "Life on the Screen" , published in 1995, focused on “the new opportunities for exploring identity online”. We’d rather text than talk.
Next Generation Evaluation: Embracing Complexity, Connectivity, and Change
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
Three game-changing approaches will be discussed in detail: Developmental Evaluation , Shared Measurement , and Big Data. Technology!
only humans need apply – review
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
” A chilling example is how Facebook has automated computer maintenance. Books WorkThat is a ratio that is basically unheard of.
[berkman] Yochai Benkler on his new book
OCTOBER 18, 2011
Yochai Benkler is giving a talk about his new and wonderful book, The Penguin and the Leviathan. (I interviewed him about it here.). That changes all sorts of systems, including technical, organizational, institutional, and social. But you can change that if you change the framing, e.g., “You got lucky.”
[berkman] Culturomics: Quantitatve analysis of culture using millions of digitized books
MAY 10, 2011
The traditional library behavior is to read a few books very carefully, they say. Or you could read all the books, very, very not carefully.