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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 ].

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

Relationships and Dynamics - Seeing Through New Lenses

John Hagel

Do we all look at the world in the same way? Hardly. We can each look at the same scene and focus our attention on something completely different.    Individual idiosyncrasies definitely play a role, but broader patterns of perception are at work as well.   Most definitely – in fact, they may determine who succeeds and who fails.

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 22

eLearning Certifications

Tony Karrer

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The case of the haunted scrotum

Mind Hacks

This is quite possibly the oddest example of an illusory face I have ever discovered. Seeing meaningful information in meaningless data is a psychological effect known as pareidolia or apophenia and this is an example that was published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine in 1996: The case of the haunted scrotum. None was found.

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.

Meeting 11

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

que hemos visitado y analizado ha sido una consultoría de Seattle, la Full Circle Associates, de Nancy White, cuyo foco de trabajo y reflexión es la dinamización de comunidades virtuales. Esta asociación

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.

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!)

Kapp & Driscoll nail Learning in 3D

Clark Quinn

Karl Kapp and Tony O’Driscoll have launched the age of virtual worlds in organizational learning by providing a thorough overview in their new book Learning in 3D. This is a comprehensive and eloquent book, covering the emerging opportunity in virtual worlds.  They get it, and want you to, too. Recommended.

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.

The Net: Free infrastructure for speech, enterprise and assembly

Doc Searls

I just posted this essay to IdeaScale at , in advance of the Open Internet Workshop at MIT this afternoon. You can vote it up or down there, along with other essays.)  I thought I’d put it here too. — Doc. Take radio and TV, for example. Spectrum — the original “bandwidth&# — is scarce. Nor should there be.

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.

KSS3: A transition to solutions

Dave Snowden

So far I have talked about the issues and common misunderstandings as to the nature of the problem and its resolution.

Learning is the Work

Harold Jarche

Here are some of the interesting things I found on Twitter this past week. via @c4lpt. Are instructional designers like buggy whips? via @snowded.


Fun with Infrastructure

Doc Searls

Most of these shots were made looking upward from the 86th floor deck, or outward from the 102nd floor. Or so I assume. Calling the Fat Tail.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

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.

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:

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.

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

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.

Higher education: the next healthcare fix

Nine Shift

   Higher education is in the same sad situation as healthcare. 

Theory and Practice Game Card | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

very good, its about right too

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.

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.

Learnin in 3D Nugget #11

Tony O'Driscoll

Twitter Quote: Today, the primary challenge for the learning function is to “think outside of the classroom.”

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.

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.

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.

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.