Wed.May 16, 2012

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A new view on lurkers

Harold Jarche

Jacob Nielsen’s 2006 post on Participation Inequality provides a good overview of this phenomenon. Often, they simply  lurk  in the background.

Won and done

Doc Searls

Hey, there’s a little hamster in all of us. Ever tried to “win” in traffic? Same game.). The answer was a lot of work. Tap the app.

Complex Sociotechnical Systems: the Case for a New Field of Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are enabling us to develop systems with huge numbers of interconnected components and sophisticated software that infuses them with seemingly unlimited capabilities.  They are penetrating just about every nook and cranny of the economy and of society in general.  Let me discuss a few.  . Sussman calls this evaluative complexity. 

Social business in Australia

Dion Hinchcliffe

Social business adoption is growing around the world as organizations continue to apply social media to the way they work. I’ve spent the week in Australia learning about the challenges and opportunities of applying social strategically to businesses here

[2b2k] Peter Galison on The Collective Author

David Weinberger

Harvard professor Peter Galison (he’s actually one of only 24 University Professors, a special honor) is opening a conference on author attribution in the digital age. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly.

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New Non-Political Progressive Organization Created

Nine Shift

Here in River Falls, Wisc., my brilliant co-author Julie Coates has started a new grassroots organization, progressive but not partisan politically.