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UX Week 2014 Keynote Josh Clark on the Future of Digital Product Design

Adaptive Path

In this interview, Josh and I talk about the current trends in digital product design, and where those trends might be heading.

The Facebook Research

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Facebook experiments are actually very clever. Facebook has been tinkering with this content stream since day one. Facebook is an advertising company, and therefore the product it sells is the induction of beliefs in the users. But Facebook is not doing it in secret; it''s all over ther news.

Facebook’s shark-jump advertising moves

Doc Searls

I just looked up facebook advertising on Google News , and got these results: More  Facebook Ads  Are Coming, Your Friends Will Finally Hit Delete.

Total Institutions, Productivity, and Unemployment

Bob Sutton

Examples of total institutions are prisons, mental institutions, the military (at least the boot camp part) -- places where members spend 100% of the time.  Note I am not blaming the leaders at Google, Facebook, or the other firms that expect very long hours out of their people.    What do you think? 

3 Must-Have Productivity Tools for Creating Visual Content for Social Channels

Beth Kanter

Facebook has a useful tool that can help you determine what percentage of your image is text.  (It seems to only work with the Explorer browser).

An Interview With Facebook’s Libby Leffler: Facebook and Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

What are some of the big objectives of Facebook as you work with causes and nonprofits? How long have you worked at Facebook?

On taking personalized ads personally

Doc Searls

In the pile of comments under the post on Facebook I wrote about here yesterday, Christopher Brock writes a long and thoughtful response that pretty much represents the thinking of the adtech business today. Yes it is, because Facebook is in the business of delivering personalized ads. Or because you’re being targeted personally.

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Publication Day For Scaling Up Excellence -- and Facebook's 10th Anniversary!

Bob Sutton

Today is Facebook’s 10 th Anniversary.   Facebook is an especially instructive scaling case. There was one in Columbia. 

Facebook + WhatsApp means it’s time to double down on new investments

Doc Searls

Over on the ProjectVRM blog I make  a long-form case  for why  Facebook   buying   WhatsApp  for  $19 billion dollars in cash and stock  is a Good Thing. For example… Everything we buy and own can have a cloud of its own. Payments are headed to mobile, for real. Meet space and meat space are now one. Because they can. Both ways.

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Yes, where are you going to go the day when Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google Plus, Slideshare, Tumblr, etc. Personally, I am doing just fine.

Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning

Luis Suarez

But in reality what we are seeing is how platforms  like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, etc. To name Authority and Money. To name: .

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

But it doesn’t end up there just sharing those good practices, productivity tips and whatever other hacks on making the most out of email.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Luis Suarez

Move on to the next shiny object where you think everyone else is hanging out usually (Nowadays, it’s Facebook, apparently # Meh )  . Always.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

Starting with the no-brainers, both Facebook and LinkedIn. But let’s get started with things properly. Even for us. Till 2007. Yes, sir!

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5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingI heart Activity Streams. live them.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Take another example: Google Plus. So soon?!?! Really? think so. FB, Twitter & G+. I’ll be scrutinizing for effecitveness.

The means of production

Harold Jarche

The means of production are knowledge, creativity and ingenuity. Knowledgeable people are the means of production.

Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computingthan ever before. Ombudsman. Writer.

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Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Luis Suarez

Where else are you going to go when sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. Is blogging dead for you folks as well? Blogging is not dead!

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingNo business value.

The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots

Jane Hart

Examples of their use might therefore be to. receive customised productivity support (e.g. Why chatbots? alerts, reminders, etc).

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseAnd today has been no different. Never will.

The Rise of the Platform Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The effect is much greater potential for innovation and growth than a single product-oriented firm can generate alone.”. trillion.

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turmoil and transition

Harold Jarche

From self-driving vehicles to algorithms replacing knowledge workers, employment is not keeping up with production. That period is almost over.

Driving Productivity Might Revolutionize HR or Kill It

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Driving Productivity Might Revolutionize HR or Kill It by Kevin Wheeler on March 10, 2010 How different is what you do today from five years ago?  An example is the introduction of the typewriter. Join us.

Learning is Connecting

Harold Jarche

Evernote: Productivity tool. Facebook: Social network. Learning is happening on every social media platform. YouTube: Video-sharing site.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

product?&# –  are just windowdressing on products that are still essentially geared for Collaboration 1.0. Whose products at present come closest to enabling Web 2.0-style collaboration and interaction in enterprise environments? products that lack the ability to produce “meaningful&# RSS feeds. software.

Google+ – fundamental misunderstanding of networks?

George Siemens

It’s an impressive product, defined by Google’s typical clean interface. In fact, Elgg was far enough ahead of both Facebook and Google that only this year – with Facebook’s Groups and Google’s Circles – have popular SNS offerings caught up with what has been central to ELgg for several years.

sense-making with social media

Harold Jarche

Facebook helps me share resources. For example, I use Twitter for quick generation and broad sharing. Generation. Elaboration. Retrieval.

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingI heart Activity Streams. live them.

Recent Social Media User Data: One Big Takeaway for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

One finding that made me go hmm … People tend to trust Facebook more than print newspapers for news. Of course, this is a just a tactic.

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Book Review: Originals by Adam Grant

Dan Pontefract

For example, the book has more than 250 references. Procrastination can often elicit the most imaginative and productive results. Parent.

Make Work More Human

Harold Jarche

As they say, if you are not paying for a service online, you are the product. There are other examples of more human work. We were lucky.

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Losing interest in social media: there is no there there

George Siemens

After recreating my online social network ( largely based on blogs from early 2000) in Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and Quora, G+ was a chore. What has Twitter and Facebook done for me? Put another way, Twitter/Facebook/G+ are secondary media. Maybe you are unsatisfied by oversimplifications in the product itself.

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.

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?

Mark Surman on Open Eduction and the Open Internet

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Roman Empire and the city states were essentially products of writing." For example, $2 billion for OERs in colleges. It already is.

Apple finally adopts the Network Mindset

Adaptive Path

For example, Amazon has, from the beginning, tracked user behavior in order to 'get smarter,' providing recommendations based on not just your purchase behavior, but the behavior of people like you. Facebook has utilized the "social graph" to create a service with more uniquely identified users than anything else on the planet.

Online Newspaper Software

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Modules for facebook like and Disqus comments. PressSmart Suite of products for newspapers, including ePortal and emobile. Example: Reboot. Here's another example, which is better. Another example. Here's an example. No examples of customer websites provided. Example available here and here

play the long game

Harold Jarche

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