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The Chinese Test Example

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I''m going to quote at some length from David Wiley''s Facebook page to set this up (so you don''t have to go get a Facebook account to read this), and then offer my comments below. That''s a really interesting use of the Chinese Room example (it is well known as such to philosophers). The person does not know Chinese. Never.

Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

Beth Kanter

Go… Does your nonprofit have an institutionalized process for researching, piloting, and adopting energing technology? Caption Contest.

How To Use Facebook Metrics To Give Your Audience the Content They Want Most

Beth Kanter

Here’s some tips on providing powerful content for your Facebook channel that you can improve with measurement. 1. Virility.

Message It: How to Make the Most of Your New Facebook Page

Beth Kanter

Ash Shepherd wrote a guest post earlier this week that offered fabulous templates and steps for developing the graphic images for your Facebook Page.

Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills

Beth Kanter

Design mindset: ability to represent and develop tasks and work processes for desired outcomes. [link]. ”- Hal Varian, Google. ” 6.

Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Organizations are creating Facebook fan pages, LinkedIn groups and so on with little understanding of their goals for doing so.  Before social media will become a mature process for recruiting, we need to build appropriate strategies and measurements to gauge its success. Number converted to hires. Join us. Posting tweet.

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The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots

Jane Hart

Examples of their use might therefore be to. virtual learning coach or assistant (see this example of a university teaching assistant ).

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Process versus Practice

John Hagel

Business processes were the primary focus of business performance and companies generated considerable cost savings from this focus.

turmoil and transition

Harold Jarche

PayPal is an example of facilitating small financial transactions between parties in different countries because the banks were terrible at it.

What have we learned so far?

Harold Jarche

Personal Knowledge Mastery ( PKM ): A set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively.

Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

An example: How Jay Cross Curates Content. Here’s an example of a no-cost, one-person curation project. It starts in a gallery. articles.

More on replacing business travel from Jessica Lipnack | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Then I saw this post on Facebook by NetTeams wizardess, Jessica Lipnack. Her emphasis on the social processes resonates. Twenty percent?

Digital Identity - the Key to Privacy and Security in the Digital World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Let’s illustrate how an identity system works using passports as an example.  Identity plays a major role in everyday life.  What is identity?

7 Tips for Using Quotes for Your Nonprofit’s Content Strategy

Beth Kanter

Facebook Post from Edutopia. 2. For example, on Father’s Day, Edutopia posted this quote about dads. 4. My favorite is QuoteLand.

The Nature of the Future – Review

Harold Jarche

Foresight Engine : How would you reinvent the process of medical discovery? What will the future look like? Here are some glimpses. Sensemaking.

LinkedIn Skills – Useful or Useless?

Dan Pontefract

There are countless articles and posts by others helping you with the skills itemizing and selection process. LinkedIn Skills.

A new way to work

Harold Jarche

Corporations were created to give limited liability to organizations that were taking on large, capital-intensive projects, like building railways.

Why mastering personal knowledge is critical to success

Harold Jarche

You would not manage a project on Facebook, and would probably not organize your family and love life using project management software.

Getting to Social

Harold Jarche

This is the real change process enabled by social business; people will start thinking differently. Setting the Example. From Facebook?

Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

started using ICQ ( [link] ) for example in 1997 (My ICQ number: 1287181) well before it was acquired by AOL. RSS is to this day the technology I use to keep in touch with the network (I just channel Twitter, Facebook and other feeds through my RSS reader) and one of the major ways I keep in contact with others. need it.

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Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace?

Beth Kanter

When I shared this article on my Facebook Page , it resonated with a lot of people. Gabriela graciously agreed to share her experience.

Social Customer Service - proving you failed?

Martijn Linssen

Notwithstanding the fact that you have a good product to begin with, and the processes and people in place to back it all up. Coffin. Who cares?

6 Fundraising Platforms That Have Disrupted Charitable Giving Forever

Beth Kanter

For example, we haven’t been raising money with the Internet for very long,” I said. Disruptor: Facebook. Enjoy! Everything,” I replied.

Activating Latent Knowledge Capacity

George Siemens

The one draw back to networked learning is that while we have managed to advance conversation on the fragmentation of learning so that it is not a cohesive whole created solely by the instructor, we have not yet advanced the process of centring or stitching together fragmented parts into cohesive wholes for individuals. Latent Capacity.

Platforms Are Not Created Equal: Harnessing the Full Potential of Platforms

John Hagel

Social platforms These are similar to aggregation platforms in the sense of aggregating a lot of people – think of all the broad-based social platforms we’ve come to know and love: Facebook, Twitter, etc.  Platforms are becoming increasingly central to business value creation.  What is a platform? So, what did I learn?  

McGeveran’s Law of Friction

David Weinberger

” For example: …mainstream news websites, including the Washington Post, offer “social reading” applications (“apps”) in Facebook. After a one- time authorization, these apps send routine messages through Facebook to users’ friends identifying articles the users view. swear!) like it

Assessment in MOOCs

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There''s a really good essay describing the process here: [link] Here''s another article: [link] - another form of automated assessment is based on task-completion or success-based metrics. The best example of this is Codeacademy. So the question of marking term papers never came up. How large is enough?

In Honour of Ada Lovelace

Dan Pontefract

Well, when he was actually blogging and not centralizing his blogging world to Facebook.). couple of examples come to mind. She was five.

What if Flickr fails?

Doc Searls

That’s a lot of scratch, but does that alone justify the kinds of valuations that Facebook and Google are getting these days?

Content Curation: The Art and Science of Spotting Awesome

Beth Kanter

Flickr Photo by Soyignatius. ” UpWell Content Curation Guidelines - The Mobilisation Lab. This is what builds thought leadership and attention.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

feature is something that makes a tool usable. ) For example, a wiki is a tool. These are examples of features. My folders. Your folders.

Tips and Tools for Integrating Social Media Into Your Nonprofit Event Marketing Plan

Beth Kanter

John Haydon also notes that EventBrite can be integrated into your Facebook Brand Page. BEFORE. The first step is to get organized. DURING.

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SpyTunes

Andy McAfee

After I did this three or four times I gave up, complaining to my girlfriend how clunky the process was. Similar rules appear to hold for music.

Innovators, imitators and idiots

Harold Jarche

They also use Facebook. If I were to suggest that I can solve these problems by creating a Facebook page, I’d be rightfully laughed at.

Open as in commons, not garden

Harold Jarche

Reader is a very important part of my PKM process, especially the “Seek” part. Google Plus is probably next, as is Google Analytics.

Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And what are the processes behind this? Examples of hotbed communities include Cremona, Hollywood and Silicon Valley. For example, scientific meetings like this foster interaction among scientists. For example, an article from Axel Pentland (MIT) in Der Spiegel asking the question, where does mass collaboration start?

Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars

Dan Pontefract

Take customer feedback, research, surveys and process improvement, add a little web and 2.0, and you have the brilliance behind Vision Critical.(side

The Language of Success

Kevin Wheeler

For example, CEOs instinctively move toward the action that will maximize profits and minimize costs or expenses.  They focus on improving business processes and finding ways to cut costs.  HR is often perceived as acting the opposite.  What would an absolutely first rate, 100% “defect free” recruiting process look like? 

My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture

Dan Pontefract

sites like Pinterest, YouTube, Wikipedia and Facebook. Perhaps at the core I yearn to learn, but that’s another post for another day.

Reinventing Society in the Wake of Big Data

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most people think that big data is about what people do online, like posts on Facebook or searches on Google.  But, is it worth it? 

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