Fri.Feb 25, 2011

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Data From The Edge

Andy McAfee

After doing this for long enough, turn on the technology in all the units in group A, but none in group B. As I say, it’s the gold standard.

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Cast locally, stream globally

Doc Searls

Here’s a great idea for local TV news departments: start streaming, 24/7/265, on the Net. Bring in local placeblog and social media volunteers.

News 75

Business Winners: Combining Scale with Agility

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago I posted an entry inspired by an excellent article in The World in 2011 , The Economist’s annual issue offering predictions for the following year and beyond.  Another article in the same issue caught my attention, Multinationimbles , by Matthew Bishop , who is the US Business editor of The Economist. Companies are born. 

Social and connective lock-in

George Siemens

If you’ve been involved in the open Connectivism and Connective Knowledge courses, you’ve likely heard Stephen and I rant on some variation of “the knowledge is in the connections&# or “the knowledge is the connections&#. Connections matter – they change the impact and attributes of the entities they connect.

Clarity needed around Web 3.0

Clark Quinn

I like ASTD; they offer a valuable service to the industry in education, including reports, webinars, very good conferences (despite occasional hiccups, *cough* learning styles *cough*) that I happily speak at and even have served on a program committee for.   They may not be progressive enough for me, but I’m not their target market. 

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A victim of metaphor

Mind Hacks

The article covers a new study on the power of metaphors and how they can influence our beliefs and understanding of what’s being discussed.

Study 25

Guy Kawasaki's Enchantment: A Beautiful Business Book Cover.

Bob Sutton

I just started reading Guy's new book, Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. will do a post about its content around the publication date, which is March 8th 2011. But I could not resist putting up

Signposts for the week ending 2/25/2011

Adaptive Path

An awesome collection of mobile UI design patters: [link]. Organizing your bookshelf – an animation: [link]. Price of a wine correlates with the words used to describe it: [link]. What neuroscience reveals about how to come up with new ideas: [link]. Big Picture of the Christchurch earthquake. link]. Donate to the relief effort. Signposts

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Wisconsin Protests: Latest Predictions

Nine Shift


Signposts for the week ending 2/25/2011

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