Thu.Feb 23, 2012

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Let’s use the ‘No Track’ button we already have

Doc Searls

( Cross-posted from the ProjectVRM blog.). Ideally, they should match up evenly and produce good outcomes. And I still believe that. Ctrl-SHIFT. MyDex.

Design Interrupted: Design-time Versus Meeting-time

Adaptive Path

Ever see sleep histograms like the one pictured below? There are levels of sleep, and the deeper you go, the better the sleep you're getting. But it takes time for you to get to the sweet spot of REM sleep and achieve quality sleep. The same, it seems, goes for design. Your calendar rules your day. This happened last year. Just not all of them.

Workforce collaboration in the network era

Harold Jarche

Tweet Hyperlinks subvert hierarchy, and networks subvert standardization. People became interchangeable pieces for the mechanistic model of work.

Design Interrupted: Design-time Versus Meeting-time

Adaptive Path

Ever see sleep histograms like the one pictured below? There are levels of sleep, and the deeper you go, the better the sleep you're getting. But it takes time for you to get to the sweet spot of REM sleep and achieve quality sleep. The same, it seems, goes for design. Your calendar rules your day. This happened last year. Just not all of them.

Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked to contribute my responses to interview questions on social media for a new journal called The Future of Learning and of course I was happy to send some thoughts along. When did you start getting interested in the potential of social media in education and why? It all depends on what you call social media. It is based on the internet.

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Great Debate: Social enterprise - Fact or fiction? Live next Tuesday, Feb. 28th at 2pm ET

Dion Hinchcliffe

Dennis Howlett and I finally get our ‘cage match’ on social business. We will debate whether or not the social enterprise is fact or fiction next Tuesday at 2pm ET. We’ll both bring our best arguments and when the dust settles, we’ll all collectively be smarter on this topic du jour

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[2b2k] Ethanz on linguistic isolation

David Weinberger

Ethan Zuckerman asks a simple question — is there a correlation between how many outside news sources the people in a country consult and whether those people’s language is spoken mainly in their own country? — and leads us through the quantifiable maze looking for an answer.