Sat.Jan 09, 2010 - Fri.Jan 15, 2010

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A Rant About Women ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

So I get email from a good former student, applying for a job and asking for a recommendation. Sure, I say, Tell me what you think I should say. I then get a draft letter back in which the student has described their work and

Work is learning, learning work

Harold Jarche

My Twitter bio reads, “ Work is learning, learning work – that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know [apologies to Keats ].

eLearning Certifications

Tony Karrer

JumpStart NYC: Talent in Transition

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As we well know, many talented people have lost their jobs as a result of our ongoing Great Recession , - the worst financial crisis we have lived through since the 1930s.  The US unemployment rate has doubled from 5% in December of 2007 to 10% in December of 2009.  In New York City, the crisis hit hardest in the financial services sector. 

Class 11

No Predictions, Just Some ‘Hopes’ for Learnerprise in 2010

Dan Pontefract

Previously I wrote about how Learning 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 thinking should align. then defined Learnerprise as: the use of emergent social software platforms as well as formal and informal competence exchange processes, between companies, partners and employees, to improve both productivity and business results. Federate the LMS.

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Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Thanks @jimstorer!

America in Decline: We're Number Four!

Nine Shift

When the world's biggest power goes into decline, its societal attitude is characterized by fear, complacency and superiority.

On the Continuing End of Business as Usual

Doc Searls

Small karras. The long gist: First things first: the original, core material stands up remarkably well. They’re still making the same mistakes.

Evolution of the Web

Harold Jarche

A client of mine has asked for a description of Web 3.0, As I dig deeper into it, I’ve created a Web3.0 — Description: Web 1.0:

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Knowledge sharing across silos: Part II

Dave Snowden

also identified two common mistakes in finding solutions. The picture by the way is part of the solution, but I'll come to that later. Natural Limits.

Content Delivery Networks

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Summary of a tutorial workshop from Bruce Maggs (Duke University and Akamai). Yahoo uses Akamai to run their DNS service. This is mostly U.S.-based,


Harold Jarche

Here’s a cloud of what I have been talking about on Twitter. It seems it’s about the same as this blog. At least I’m consistent.

Theory and Practice Game Card | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

very good, its about right too

Blog Post: If traditional incentives can have a negative impact, what's the workaround?

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen. Video: David Gurteen on Incentivizing Knowledge Management. Here is my response. Rather than "Hello I am here to help you!" (Oh yea!)

Higher education: the next healthcare fix

Nine Shift

   Higher education is in the same sad situation as healthcare. 

Finding Success in the Real World - Mentors, Resilience, Up Series

Eide Neurolearning

Dys4 refers to endorsing at least 4 items on the Adult Dyslexia Checklist.* By far the strongest influencing factors were a family business or mentor.

Journalism that Matters – Day 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Amy, that's a fabulous idea. it's the first decent use of foursquare I've heard

The Great Convergence

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Summary of a talk by John Paul Shen, head of the Nokia research Center, Palo Alto, at the IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference.

Body Scan, meet Body Image.

David Weinberger

Instead of the fully-body scanners showing us this. Source AFP. “You know what, my good man? Scratch the Brad.

Elephants, fleas and the City of London

Dave Snowden

Now Bill is a key member of the academic group working on social complexity and the above view is not a consensus one.

6footsix: high fives for happiness! | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I tried this on my noon walk. One of the joggers responded and laughed

Value Networks

Jay Cross

In yestserday’s New York Times, Gretchen Morgenstern explained one reason Why All Earnings Are Not Equal. Its structure is its best description.

Experimenting with Tiny Chat

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

TinyChat looks very cool for impromptu video chats. joined one group of eight simultaneously on screen — with 40 logged into the text chat.

Small pebbles

Dave Snowden

Wikipedia is a funny place. My first encounter still lingers with me and I have to confess to being an addict in part because it matters.

December Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

innovating education , December 10, 2009 Google Goggles will rock m-learning. December 10, 2009 Just Another Mobile Phone Blog: St.


Nine Shift

Michael Arbow sends Nine Shift this message about a great article: You might like to post this article on the Shift site.   I love Jeff’s work.    It provides the economics behind some of the shifts.   [link].     Michael Arbow. Capital Markets Specialist/ Spécialiste des marchés financiers.

[moi] BoingBoing likes Cluetrain@10

David Weinberger

I was both surprised and delighted — and how often do those things go together? — to see that Cory Doctorow reviewed the 10th Anniversary edition of cluetrain at BoingBoing. Thanks, Cory! Sorry for the self-promotion, but, as you may recall, being a bigger a-hole was the only resolution on my New Year’s list

Signposts for the Week Ending January 15, 2010

Adaptive Path

An attempt to redesign airline boarding passes. The reader comments are good, too.). Accept defeat! It advances science. Mike Kuniavsky on ubicomp bridging services and devices. Fritzing is an open-source initiative to support designers, artists, researchers and hobbyists to take the step from physical prototyping to actual product.

2010 Forecasts

Nancy White

I intended to write a blog entry in late December with my predictions for mobile learning in 2010, but somehow never found the time. but "how?".

Open Internet Workshop at MIT this afternoon

Doc Searls

Check this out here. It will also be streamed live at Submit questions via Twitter via #OiBOS. The site is run by the FCC. Next to the title it says, in the Google tradition, Beta. The “Contribute Your Ideas&# section is amazing. You can contribute ideas or vote standing ideas up or down.

FCC workshop on why maybe an open Internet isn’t such a bad idea

David Weinberger

The next FCC workshop is on “ Consumers, Transparency and the Open Internet.&# It’s is in DC on Tuesday. It should be interesting…


Join us on Thursday for Nilofer Merchant, “When Creativity Isn’t Enough, Try Murder”

Adaptive Path

This Thursday (Jan 14th) we’re pleased to host the January IxDA-SF event. Please join us for this fun (and free) happening! Time: January 14, 2010 from 6:30pm to 9pm. Location: Adaptive Path, 363 Brannan Street, San Francisco ( View the map ). Organized By: IxDA San Francisco. You can RSVP here.

Theory and Practice Game Card

Nancy White

Theory and Practice 3. Originally uploaded by bdieu. Too good not to blog this