Wed.Feb 29, 2012

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Edging toward the fully licensed world

Doc Searls

I own a lot of books and music CDs — enough to fill many shelves. Here’s just one: They are relatively uncomplicated possessions. Pretty clear.

Apple blocking books that link to Amazon

David Weinberger

Seth Godin reports that the Apple store is refusing to carry his new book: I just found out that Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) is rejecting my new manifesto Stop Stealing Dreams and won’t carry it in their store because inside the manifesto are links to buy the books I mention in the bibliography. But he finds what I think is the right argument in this case.

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Massive open online courses as new educative practice

George Siemens

Interest in open online courses – and startups see this as an opportunity to automate and scale education. Their primary innovation is scaling.

Scientific management yields Scientific schooling

Harold Jarche

Tweet Work is learning, and learning is the work – that’s what’s currently on this site’s masthead. Connecting seekers to data.

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Tips and Cheat Sheets To Help Your Nonprofit Plan and Implement FB Brand Page Changes

Beth Kanter

Facebook made it official today on the Today Show no less. Here’s my suggestions: 1. Take the Tour. Mashable has this post.

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Where Does Leadership of Social Media Lie?

Dan Pontefract

Yet it’s puzzling because it states, “The consensus across companies, industries and executives is that marketing and IT are converging.” Me neither.

[2b2k] The next Darwin is a we

David Weinberger

Sebastian Benthall has a. fervent post about the need for open networks in science, inspired by an awesome talk by the awesome Victoria Stodden. Along the way, he offers a correction (or extension, perhaps) of a point that I make in 2b2k: the next Darwin is likely to develop her work within an open network that add values to her work.

Good Boss, Bad Boss is Shipping in Paperback: A Look Back

Bob Sutton

    Good Boss, Bad Boss is already shipping in paperback at Amazon, about two weeks before the official publication date.  "   Fast Company already published an excerpt from the new chapter on power poisoning and will be publishing more snippets in the coming weeks.    These include: 1.

MOOC reflections

Clark Quinn

A recent phenomena is the MOOC, Massively Open Online Courses. I see two major manifestations: the type I have participated in briefly (mea culpa) as run by George Siemens, Stephen Downes, and co-conspirators, and the type being run by places like Stanford. Each share running large numbers of students, and laudable goals.

Global Mobile Awards Update

Nancy White

Congratulations to Robert Gadd and OnPoint Digital for their CellCast Solution as the top global mobile innovation for education or learning.

Follow the Sun: Global online conference

George Siemens

In case you are urgently looking for opportunities to learn something online, have a look at the Follow the Sun online conference. Great group of keynote speakers. It’s open, free… sign up here

How To Say No … When Defaulting To Yes!

Luis Suarez

Earlier on this year, while at Lotusphere 2012 and at  IBM Connect in Orlando, Florida, I had the unique opportunity and great pleasure to finally attend live a keynote session from the one and only Guy Kawasaki. And I wasn’t the only one thinking that way , apparently. No surprise. Eventually, it’s all about “ Defaulting to yes!