Wed.Apr 04, 2012

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Shifting to Net Work

Harold Jarche

Tweet Our first Net Work Literacy session ends this week. Once the job is gone, many also lose their professional networks.

Social Learning, Strategically

Clark Quinn

Increasingly, as I look around, I see folks addressing learning technology tactics; they’ll make a mobile app, they’ll try out a simulation game, they’ll put in a portal. And there’s nothing wrong with doing each of these as a trial, a test run, some experience under the belt. I’ll use social media as an example.

The growing appetite for learning how to crowdsource

Ross Dawson

[Originally posted on Getting Results From Crowds book website ]. We’ll be sharing what we learn along the way. Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0

Culture of Hope

David Weinberger

Forum d’Avignon is an annual get-together in France to talk about culture, by which most of the attendees (and especially President Sarkozy who came to give a speech ) mean how they can squash the Internet and retain their stranglehold on culture. A little harsh? Maybe, but not entirely unfair. Here’s a set of my posts from the Forum.).

The complex motivations for self-harm

Mind Hacks

The reality is that motivations for self-harming are complex. Magic substitutions. Transanimation of objects. Transanimation of processes.

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V&S acquired by Havas: A pivotal moment for crowdsourcing in advertising

Ross Dawson

The purchase by Havas of a majority stake in crowdsourced ad agency Victors & Spoils is a sign of a major shift in the advertising industry. I have written several times before about crowdsourced advertising agency Victors & Spoils. Along the way I had the good fortune to meet David Jones. David takes it one step further and runs the run.

Next on Office Hours: Jonah Lehrer talks creativity

Dan Pink

As many of you know, Jonah is a prolific writer on science and culture for Wired , The New Yorker , and the Wall Street Journal. for the human engine.

Robots are the Talk of the Nation Today

Andy McAfee

The cool news: I’m going to be on NPR’s Talk of the Nation today at 3 pm Boston Time talking about technology, the economy, and jobs. The not-so-cool news: it appears that Boston’s WBUR only carries the first hour of the show, from 2-3. So the hometown audience will have to stream it, find another station.

Hazing Story from Dartmouth (Disclaimer: I'm in a fraternity)

Mark Oehlert

So I've had this story in my tabs for like a week now and I haven't known what to do with it. The story is about a student who went to Dartmouth and who subsequently reported on the hazing and alcohol abuse he saw there and that he participated in. . Fair warning - the story recounts some pretty horrific practices. There's lot of drinking. Vomiting.

Health Care and The Supreme Court

Nine Shift

Do not despair over the Supreme Court ruling on healthcare. 100 years ago the Supreme Court ruled that the income tax was unconstitutional. Ten years later it became law.

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