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How to find great talent: 4 questions for Bloomberg View's George.

Dan Pink

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The future of education. 100 years ago | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

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The Times' Paywall and Newsletter Economics ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

Wikileaks and the Long Haul » The Times’ Paywall and Newsletter Economics. Given the paucity of the data, the key question of churn remains unanswerable. 105 Responses to “The Times’ Paywall and Newsletter Economics” « Older Comments. Clay Shirky. It is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.

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The Collapse of Complex Business Models ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

The Times’ Paywall and Newsletter Economics » The Collapse of Complex Business Models. From the Q&A after, it was clear that for them, the question wasn’t whether the internet was going to alter their business, but about the mode and tempo of that alteration. That kind of question comes up a lot. Twice!)

The case against passion | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser

Mark Oehlert

» February 28, 2008 Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser Ive blogged before about PaperVision.in Really useful. del.icio.us

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Unanswered Questions at Supernova 2007

John Hagel

These are the questions that will focus our research agenda. Foundation questions – what is going on in the world around us? 1. Profit?

5 questions for Josh Levine of Matter Collaborative

Adaptive Path

caught up with Josh for 5 questions I’ve been dying to ask. That’s true—but today (and this goes back to your first question) there’s a greater need for the non-linear, generative thinking designers employ to solve problems. You’ve read the financial section of the paper recently, right? Are you nuts?

Why do we care about some things and not others? | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

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How to Participate in the MOOC - 2

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Here's what the social web involves in this course: Your own personal information and email Your social network identities Your blog and other RSS feeds Your newsletter subscription OpenID Logging In Before dealing with any of these on the change.mooc.ca At the bottom of that newsletter is an unsubscribe link. It's not just you.

A few simple tools I want edu-startups to build

George Siemens

For example, if you activate the Wikipedia layer, you’ll receive updates when you are in a vicinity of a site based on a wikipedia article. Outside of taking courses in XML, programming logic, and Python, I am not a programmer. understand the importance of being able to program. I can get by with HTML and CSS. Or apps.

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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. started using ICQ ( [link] ) for example in 1997 (My ICQ number: 1287181) well before it was acquired by AOL. It all depends on what you call social media.

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Connective Knowledge and Open Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The following is a set of responses to interview questions I answered over the weekend. 1. That’s a good question, and I don’t really know the answer to it. George and I have been exchanging email since the late 1990s – we each had our own online newsletter (mine was OLDaily , his was called elearnspace ). They are quite right.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: How do you grow a.

Steve Denning

One way of approaching this subject is through a set of questions that deal with the main aspects of growing a business. WHAT ARE YOUR GOALS?

MOOCs and Community Colleges

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Stephen Downes: Well, that’s a question. mean, even if they subscribe to my newsletter, but if my newsletter is blocked… Patrick Flanagan: MOOCs have focused largely on the academic side of the house. Interview with Patrick Flanagan, who was doing research for New Brunswick Community College (NBCC). Is that a contribution?

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

I heart Activity Streams. mean, I * love* them to bits! without them. live them. It probably cannot get any easier than that. Absolutely not! Exactly!

Cheap and Cheerful Audience Analysis for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: One of the most common questions I get at workshops or webinars is, “Should our organization be on XYZ social or mobile platform?”

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Diana Laurillard actually answers the question in the same talk, the same paper, in which she proposes. Let''s turn the question around.

Louis C.K. and the Decent Net, or How Louis won the Internet

David Weinberger

( This is the lead article in the new issue of my free and highly intermittent newsletter, JOHO. For example, most email is spam that treats its recipients as means, not ends, but the bulk of it is sent by a tiny percentage of email users. How do we weigh phishing against the time people put in answering the questions of strangers?

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Why is Agile hard to sell?

Steve Denning

We now have many examples of large-scale implementations of Agile. The only question is how rapidly it will happen. To learn more.

The power of an hourly beep | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

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The Study, and Other Stuff

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There are three separate threads in Siemens's response to my last post , all of which are fascinating: The thread concerning whether or not the study he published was bad, The thread examining the question of whether universities can be a valuable force for social equity, and My own experiences of the university system. recognize this.

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MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In this presentation Stephen Downes addresses the question of how massive open online courses (MOOCs) will impact the future of distance education. The phenomenon of ''wrapped MOOCs'' will be described, and Downes will outline several examples of local support for global MOOCs. What is a MOOC? My own theory of education is minimal.

Creating the Connectivist Course

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Sure, there are primitive elements – the component of a connection, for example – but you move very quickly into a realm where any articulation of the theory, any abstraction of the principles, distorts it. We collected RSS feeds from these and aggregated them into a single thread, which became the course newsletter.

Does being reminded of money make you an uncooperative jerk or.

Dan Pink

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: BenQ and Siemens - Western Envy

John Hagel

number of my clients and colleagues used the news of the acquisition to question whether these themes were valid. Dont Count On It. Bellingham.

BlogForever Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

have some of my earliest articles - which are still on mypage now - are from ’95, including, for example, a transcript from an onlineconference that we hosted. These were all dated, these were all posted on my website and sothat became my daily newsletter. So, Ihave two forms of blogging – the articles and the newsletter.

The Reinvention of Management: Part 2: How do you delight the client?

Steve Denning

For example: the iPad. 5.          The firm’s goal (a shift from inside-out to outside-in). 2.    

Can a 5-minute exercise double your productivity? | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: BOOK REVIEW: The New.

Steve Denning

Haque is one of the few writers--like Fred Reichheld ( The Ultimate Question )--to face up to the issue of “bad profits”. " (p. Hats off!

Foradian Technologies Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Questions 1. recently mentioned the example of Chris Hadfield, the Canadian astronaut who employed social media to share his experience of commanding the International Space Station. Please introduce yourself to our readers. I am a researcher for Canada’s National Research Council, the federal government scientific agency.

Knowledge, Learning and Community

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Take for example what has come to be called the traditional definition of knowledge, “justified true belief,” and its counterexamples. For example, ‘to know that Paris is the capital of France’ is not to have some sentence in the brain, nor is it to be in possession of some fact, it is to be organized in a certain way.

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The Open Road

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

But I don''t see how any of this is germane to my question. It would still be a complex process, of course. Still, such roads would be built.

John Warrillow's 3 habits of highly successful entrepreneurs | Daniel.

Dan Pink

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Interview with Steven D. Lockshin, author of Get Wise to Your Advisor

Dan Pink

Because the book was so revealing, I asked Lockshin to answer some questions about his book for readers. But Steven D. Explain. Full stop. 

Education as Platform: The MOOC Experience and what we can do to make it better

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The newsletter is probably the single most defining feature of a MOOC. This is a bit of an aside - people talk about how great the traditional university was - Oxford and Cambridge, they had the best professors and the best content - and they had really smart people there, no question about it. That's a darn good question!

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Each cell is supported with video examples. Clive on Learning: In-house, out-house, that old question 21. The Bamboo Project Blog: My Personal Learning Environment An example of a PLE 26. Really Fast Storyboarding for E-Learning Projects - DSA Learning & Performance Tips Newsletter 49. just reached 100. learning 2.0

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: A genuine Sputnik moment.

Steve Denning

The heart of the economic problem Most of the positive examples given the President’s speech from small organizations or startups. Yes, zero.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Where Do You Begin (Part II)

Mark Oehlert

Army Games for Good : excerpt " In addition to the many civilian examples of Games for Good (G4G), theU.S. Main |.but percent."

Babies & bathwater again

Dave Snowden

David Gurteen's ever useful newsletter talked about a Conversational Conference using KM Asia as an example. In the event, and ironically I was the only one on the first morning to actually follow the format; something that is not reported in the newsletter, everyone else overran. Oh, wait. It's called "A University".