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Will Content Blocking push Apple into advertising’s wheat business?

Doc Searls

The company is also taking sides against both — especially adtech — by supporting Content Blocking in a new breed of mobile phone apps we can expect to see in iOS 9 , Apple’s next mobile operating system, due next month. Yet Content Blocking should stop iAd ads as dead as all the rest, one would assume. Plain and simple.

Education Technology Strategies - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

lessons scripted around 1:1 laptop); IT issues - we were a Windows network, with everything on our own domain - we needed to open eg printing etc O - consumer technology far more accessible in 2012 esp. dates to classical Greece How does technology change this? - Content is a necessary tool, to get them to solve problems. (In

How technology is transforming events

Ross Dawson

One of my speaking bureau just asked me to provide them with a few quick ideas on how technology is changing events, as one of their key clients is having an internal meeting to discuss their future use of technology in events. Voting on content to be covered. Sharing content relevant to the event. Live translation.

Five Key Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked to provide some initial recommendations for that initiative, in the form of responses to five questions. Though some feel distance and online learning will not reduce costs[2], many are looking to new technologies not only to increase access but also to reduce the load borne by government. This is my response. ( 1 HRSDC.

How Nonprofits Get Significant Value from Content Curation

Beth Kanter

The topic is “ The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation for Nonprofits.” Instead, content curation helps us keep focused.

3 reasons to change your learning content management strategy now

Xyleme

The technology market research firm Radicati Group estimates the enterprise content management market will bloom from $5.1

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] ).

Technology and the Future of Media

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most everyone will agree that advances in information and communication technologies (ICT) are radically transforming the business landscape.

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

March 2, 2011 Technology (850) Infographics for Social Media , March 7, 2011 Getting Started With Mobile Learning? March 23, 2011.

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What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good, the Best Content Curator on the Planet?

Beth Kanter

Content Curation for Nonprofits. This area, content curation , is a social media competency that I’m focusing in my own learning and teaching.

Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry from a reader at a large company that is continuously working on large projects with lots of course content running around. Along the way, a lot of the LCMS products on the market have become more about a kind of authoring approached with content stored in a database that is transformed into courseware.

Foradian Technologies Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Questions 1. I specialized on online learning, media and collaborative technologies. Since 2001 at NRC I have worked on learning object standards and repositories, content recommender systems, collaborative content authoring technology, and massive open online courses (MOOCs). What is web based courses?

NTEN Webinar Reflections and Resources: The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation

Beth Kanter

The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation. I promised folks that I would share a summary blog post with links, questions, and resources.

Czech Course Followup Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked the following questions after my presentation to CZ Course RVP_VT21 yesterday: (Elements of Coop.) Rather, the learner selects the content sources, and makes the decisions about what to read or not to read. Filtering systems, content recommendation systems, analytics and other tools will make the task of recognition easier.

Open strategy: News Limited shares its inspirations on the future of paid content

Ross Dawson

Early this year I caught up for a coffee with Stephen Browning, Director of Corporate Affairs at News Digital Media and The Australian.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Luis Suarez

Welcome to the successful transformation from a content-centric organisation to a people-centric one! Not the content they produce.

Technology Architecture

Clark Quinn

A few years ago, I created a diagram to capture a bit about the technology to support learning ( Big ‘L’ Learning ).

What can nonprofit technology trainers learn from the social work field to improve their training techniques?

Beth Kanter

This is where content that breaks down the practice into small steps is very useful to participants. She was brilliant! Training Design

Questioning Pedagogy

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

because I do not have a 'content-based' view of learning, I do not view learning (simply) as the acquisition and memory of new knowledge, and therefore do not trade in theories discussing the integrity of messaging or method of construction of that message. The role of technology is to place learners into these environments.

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? it students prefer everything? - Let''s do engineering. - LabVIEW Web Services - eg.

Questions from the CLO Executive Network

Jay Cross

The Executive Networks hosts plumbed the audience for questions our presentation had raised. Connect the enterprise with a technology like Jive.

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Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

I love all aspects instructional design and facilitation , but being a good trainer also means being a good content curator and resource librarian.

What’s the right technology for schools?

Clark Quinn

At the end of a conversation the other day, the topic turned to technologies in schools. They’re not too big (by and large), and are better for both content consumption and creation than laptops or even netbooks (though an additional keyboard might be handy). Let me, of course, make this generic to tablets and PDAs.

Responses to Questions on Technology and Schools

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

How are the new technologies revolutionizing education, especially at schools? This is a very large question with no simple answer.

I’ve got your content right here

Clark Quinn

I was engaging in a mobile strategy session with a small not-for-profit the other day, and naturally it became an overall technology strategy session, as you really can’t do mobile strategy without considering social media strategy, learning technology strategy, even enterprise technology strategy. mobile social strategy

RightsCon: The Promise and Peril of New Communications Technology

Beth Kanter

At WITNESS, we’ve been wrestling with the promise and peril of new communications technologies. Guest post by Sam Gregory. Anonymity?

Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Create or encourage the creation of summaries for both content and process where appropriate. Here is a snippet to get us started. What else?

Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Recominant innovations are all about the creation of new products, markets and industries based on novel combinations of existing technologies. .

The Internet deserves its proper noun

Doc Searls

Some questions… Would we enjoy a common network by any name today if the Internet had been lower-case from the start? I don’t know.

How Facebook Changes Are Impacting Engagement on Brand Pages and What Nonprofits Should Do About It

Beth Kanter

If the audience is local, it is important to framing content and issues for local geographic area. Content Engagement Facebook

The Internet, Blockchain, and the Evolution of Foundational Innovations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

That’s because blockchain is not a disruptive technology, whose impact, once in the marketplace, is often quite rapid. ask Iansiti and Lakhani.

Nobody else owns our experiences

Doc Searls

I also have to question how consumers were asked by this survey about their mobile ad experiences. When I ask this question, or one like it (e.g. Appetites for ads, and all forms of content, should be consumers’ own. Who Owns the Mobile Experience? is a report by Unlockd on mobile advertising in the U.K. We own our selves.

The Giant Zero

Doc Searls

A question. Studying all this has also been my focus for a decade as a fellow with the Center for Information Technology and Society at UCSB.

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The Collapse of Complex Business Models ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

From the Q&A after, it was clear that for them, the question wasn’t whether the internet was going to alter their business, but about the mode and tempo of that alteration. That kind of question comes up a lot. This is, as Tainter notes in his book, an open question. the question “What is emerging?”

Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Technological revolutions are highly disruptive to economies and societies. or 17.4 million people. The Manual factor changed considerably.

April Big Question - Content Vendor Value

Tony Karrer

Since I'm likely not going to be blogging for about a week starting Friday, I thought I'd get an early jump on this month's Big Question from LCB - ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors - What Should They Do? There's really a lot at stake in this question in that it goes far beyond the question. Lowest cost will dominate. to.Net 2.0.

Smarts: content or system?

Clark Quinn

I wrote up my visit to the Intelligent Content conference for eLearnMag , but one topic I didn’t raise was an unanswered question I raised during the conference: should the ‘smarts’ be in the content or the system? Making content smart would require a bunch of additional elements to the content.

The democratization of creativity: the most important aspect is greater human expression

Ross Dawson

The starting point is that creativity is being democratized by technology. Social trends Technology trends Uncategorized

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12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead

Ross Dawson

Creative industries and now media companies are drawing on crowds to generate ideas and content. INSTITUTIONS IN QUESTION. CROWD WORK.

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What’s working in social business

Harold Jarche

This is the question that CMSWire asked me to write about. Then comes the question, what do we do now? SocialLearning Technology