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a simpler approach to content management

Harold Jarche

There is relevant and irrelevant content. The relevant content is often found through referrals. Management Technology

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.

On my 3rd Twitter birthday: 7 reasons Twitter is central to my life

Ross Dawson

Earlier today I noticed it’s three years since my life on Twitter began. It now seems strange to me that I was such a late starter compared to many other connected folk, given that Twitter is now so central to my life. Yes Twitter can be time-consuming. Here are 7 reasons why Twitter has become central to my life. 1.

Content Curation: The Art and Science of Spotting Awesome

Beth Kanter

” UpWell Content Curation Guidelines - The Mobilisation Lab. Scouts: Is always look for new, credible and interesting content sources.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Luis Suarez

Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’.

Jobs, work and technology

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared on Twitter this past week. Facebook dominates magazine covers, stories, broadcast and our mobile devices “tweet” with content from ” twits”.  Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Jobs in the Age of Watson  - via @raesmaa [automated & outsourced]. Pointlessness.

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

Beth Kanter

The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation. They key point I wanted to make was that content curation is not social sharing. Conten

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

It has many examples of using blogs, wikis, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, SlideShare and other tools for both face-to-face workshops and e-learning.

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.

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.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

first came about. Remember your email education and email etiquette? … No? Oh dear … Not to worry, I don’t remember it either!

How @GoodwillIntl is Celebrating Labor Day with Twitter Campaign #150jobs AND Measures Success

Beth Kanter

One of their  newest experiments is a Twitter campaign, #150jobs. What is the objective of the Twitter campaign? dm4V4. Housekeeping

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

Why do you curate? The 3 intents of curation and how they create value

Ross Dawson

I was recently in Rome for 24 hours to run a workshop for the senior technology executives of a global Fortune 50 company.

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Intelligent Content

Clark Quinn

I’ve been on the content rant before , talking about the need to structure content into models , and the benefits of tagging. The power of leveraging content by description, not by link, is the basis for adaptive, custom, personalized experiences. One of the people I follow is Scott Abel, the Content Wrangler.

RightsCon: The Promise and Peril of New Communications Technology

Beth Kanter

WITNESS has coordinated a panel tomorrow on visual media technologies and their intersection with human rights. Guest post by Sam Gregory.

Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning

Ross Dawson

As usual, they provide a lesson in beautiful slide presentations to accompany the rich content. Future of humanity Social trends Twitter

Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes

Nancy White

As promised earlier , here is my reflection of the keynote I did at the Instructional Technology Council’s annual gathering on February 22nd. The content you can view through the artifacts below, so I’ll reflect on the Twitter backchannel experiment. And those not on Twitter could not have had the same experience.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 The content has already been written for the classroom. What Training Costs Part I: Converting Content from ILT to WBT How long does it take to create learning? Is there consensus on the content? eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Or not.

Looking for talented editors/ writers / project managers / social media on cool tech, media, and future topics

Ross Dawson

We run a series of content websites on topics related to technology, media, and the future, among many other activities. We are looking for highly talented editors/ project managers who can drive quality content and traffic on these sites. Following our project and content guidelines. We hope to find some awesome people!

Trust and the On-Demand Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

So inspired by Cliff Atkinson’s book “ The Back Channel ,&# I decided to integrate a Twitter tool into the slides and thus into the body of the talk, consciously breaking in and out of the audience. The content you can view through the artifacts below, so I’ll reflect on the Twitter backchannel experiment.

The Photo that Was Worth 25,000 Shares

Beth Kanter

The goal was to break through the noise and strike an emotional chord using images that were directly linked to content on our site. Content

All things to all people

Harold Jarche

Nollind provided a good way to describe the sense-making process in these online social networks: Connect = producing content.

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Clark Quinn

Twitter is a go-to. I am pointed to many serendipitously interesting things, and of course I point to things as well. The learning chats I participate in are another way twitter helps. meta-learning technologyIt’s that time again: Jane Hart is running her 2016 (and 10th!) Top 100 Tools for Learning poll.

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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. 2012: 12 Themes. TEN SPEED ECONOMY. CROWD WORK.

Reframing the news

Doc Searls

Twitter isn’t it. Yes, these days it’s pro forma for news media to post notifications of stories and other editorial on Twitter, but Twitter is a closed and silo’d corporation, not an institutional convention on the order of the front page, the editorial page, the section, the insert. Here in the U.S. Richey.

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Notes from Intelligent Content 2010

Dawn of Learning

It’s content that is structurally rich and semantically aware, and is therefore discoverable, reusable, reconfigurable and adaptable. and CSS

Twitter economics: corset creates value

Martijn Linssen

People are people and averages are averages and no technology is ever going to change that - hey wait Just wait. On twitter less is more.


Ellen Wagner

Twitter is a really interesting social media phenomenon. It is Wayne's interest in Twitter that got me to take a look and try it out. Twitter is all about microblogging - using posts of 140 characters or less to communicate with people that have chosen to subscribe to your various missives.

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

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Are you a tweet king or a pretty thing? Limayem, M., Hirt, S.G.,

TV 3.0

Doc Searls

This was, and remains, a brute-force approach to what we now call “delivering content.” And therefore risky like Twitter is risky.

Twitter Learning

Tony Karrer

Saw a tweet this morning from @willrich45 ( Will Richardson ): Reading: " Why Most Twitter Users Give Up " Interesting how edTwitterers use it for learning, unlike most, it seems. This is a big meme right now based on a Nielsen study that resulted in the blog post: Twitter Quitters Post Roadblock to Long-Term Growth. Thoughts?

Earth to Mozilla: Come back home

Doc Searls

” Then  Mitchell  issued a corrective blog post, titled Content, Ads, Caution. We need to find our soul and our spirit.” Stop it.

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Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars

Dan Pontefract

Does the Twitter handle @smith say enough for you? organization social social media social networking technologyWhy not? Summify. Jostle.

It’s 2013. Why are we still in login hell?

Doc Searls

The only reason I attempted to use Twitter in this case was that AdAge appeared to remember me that way. infrastructure problems Technology

Fred Wilson’s talk at LeWeb

Doc Searls

If you want to quote Fred, go to the source and listen. 1) We are making a transition from bureaucratic hierarchies to technology-driven networks. But now technology-driven networks are replacing bureaucracies. Examples… Twitter. Payments and money will flow the way content now flows. Go listen. YouTube. SoundCloud.

Are we addicted to the notification of notifications?

Dan Pontefract

Even worse, that research was before Twitter, Google+ and Facebook … and for the most part, the launch of Enterprise 2.0 You ask a question.

How PR is as bad is it ever was

Doc Searls

In 2013 – Beginning Of The End For PR Boomers , David Bray actually says this… The media landscape is evolving rapidly, and baby boomers are about to be left behind because of their inability to keep up with technology and the changing times. The dishonesty here is a matter of form more than content. No Peabody.

Twitter and Webinars

Tony Karrer

Many of the participants are Twitter users who are becoming used to chatting via twitter. have a chat stream happening and there's one going on via twitter. Twitter Chat Annoying? Actually, before I go any farther, I've got to ask: Doesn't anyone else find the use of Twitter as a true Chat Channel a bit annoying?