The Pull of Narrative – In Search of Persistent Context
MAY 23, 2011
Examples of narratives. What are some examples of narratives? We live in a world of ever more change and choice , a world where we have far more opportunity than ever to achieve our potential. That kind of world is enormously exciting, and full of options. Content versus context. What is the context trajectory here?
The 9 kinds of context that will define contextual search
JANUARY 18, 2011
One of the many topics I discussed was the rise of contextual search. One example she gave was a menu when you’re in a particular restaurant.
Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. Instagram Overview. Best Practices and Tips for Nonprofits. Tool Box.
Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples
AUGUST 28, 2012
Last week, I wrote a post about Nonprofits and Instagram , asking if it was valuable for nonprofit marketing. Snap, Tag, and Share. Caption Contest.
Advanced advanced Google search
MARCH 16, 2016
The first return at Google for the query “google advanced search” takes you to a form where you can construct a more finicky search than normal. The Google help page for advanced search has some interesting operators, but not what I need. better example might help. He told me about “inanchor.”
FEBRUARY 2, 2009
My intent here is to possibly expand the options for the average knowledge worker to be able to search a bit better than they do today. Search.
Reduce Searching Start Talking
APRIL 14, 2009
I just saw When Knowledge Management Hurts … Professors Martine Haas from the Wharton School and Morten Hansen from INSEAD , for example, examined the use of internal knowledge systems by teams of consultants in one of the big four accountancy firms trying to win sales bids. It may even call into question sharing of Effective Patterns.
Full-text searching Harvard Library
MAY 13, 2014
Harvard is digitizing many of them, but as of now you cannot do a full text search of them. You can do full-text searches of them.
MAY 29, 2009
The primary reasons for doing the eLearning Tour was that it is hard to see examples of what is being done by fellow eLearning professionals and get a sense of the patterns that exist. And while I believe that I gave a flavor of what's happening out there through the tour, my gut tells me that it would be helpful to capture more examples.
Bring in the serendipity dial – for search, music and beyond
JANUARY 20, 2011
This is an example of collaborative filtering, whereby many users behaviors can be used to predict what others with similar musical tastes will like.
AUGUST 14, 2009
To give just one example, I can’t figure out how to see the frequency of the surnames Kumar and Weinberger compared side-by-side in WolframAlpha’s signature fashion. Search engines are easier because they have already trained us how to talk to them. We eventually learn that quoting a phrase searches for exactly that phrase.
Visual Aids for Search
OCTOBER 1, 2009
Just when you think you know what you’re doing on the Web, along comes another tool.
Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed
MARCH 6, 2009
Twitter as a search engine. But I never really conceptualized it as search. So I thought I’d put it to the test. LOTS of volume.
Content Search Use Cases
MARCH 5, 2007
recent example - Content Search: Use Cases - which explores some of the different ways we search for things and helps us think about when Google might be a good answer and when it's likely not Ray Sims has been doing great stuff on his blog. He does a great job of breaking down topics into smaller pieces.
Examples of eLearning 2.0
SEPTEMBER 22, 2008
internal processes on wiki starting to use wikis internally Moving faculty bookmarks to Delicious use wiki for learners to craft definition of 'seamless service' after searching orgs that proclaim to provide seamless service We hope to build wikis that our students can use to share information. approaches. These make sense.
Beyond Search - REAP
NOVEMBER 6, 2006
via Jack Vinson's post Knowledge workers do more than search , found the article: Beyond Search is REAP. The point is that searching is really just the beginning for most activities. From the post: Beyond Search is REAP - Retrieve, Extract, Arrange, Present.
When search and replace goes wrong
FEBRUARY 28, 2009
For example, here’s the explanation for the category “exercise equipment : Exercise equipment is any object used in exercise. global search-and-replace or mailmerge on boilerplate gone wrong? ExpertWitness.com lists experts willing to testify in court for you, for a pretty penny. Pretty straightforward.
Google Brings SMS Search to Ghana and Nigeria
JANUARY 22, 2009
Yesterday Google announced a test launch of SMS search in Nigeria and Ghana. In places like Africa where the prevalence of mobile phones far outstrips access to the Internet via a PC, services like Google’s SMS search makes a lot of sense. It’s a great example of tailoring a service to user needs.
Learning in the workplace
MAY 14, 2012
Search the Social Web using search engines (solve problems). Put together resources on how to search. Informal Learning
The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots
MAY 15, 2016
Examples of their use might therefore be to. search for relevant or customised content (or courses) on say YouTube, Wikipedia or Coursera.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser
FEBRUARY 28, 2008
» February 28, 2008 Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser Ive blogged before about PaperVision.in Really useful. del.icio.us
Peer Review vs. Search Engine Places - Quality of Information in a Web 2.0 Sources
NOVEMBER 30, 2006
But what really caught my eye was the statement: For information-seekers using their favorite search engine, quality is simple to define. Yet it is increasingly likely that they will first search Google; the article that shows up on the first page of results will be a winner no matter what its published pedigree. Is that right?
Learning is Connecting
MAY 27, 2014
Google Search: Web search engine. Cisco’s CEO, John Chambers, was right, but not the way most people understood it at the time.
Rethinking John Wanamaker
JANUARY 18, 2016
Again, while search ads are called ads, but they’re really direct marketing. This is an improved edit of a post I made to a list I’m on.
I Wrote a 90,000 Word Book Entirely in Evernote
DECEMBER 3, 2012
used Evernote because of these key features : access, snippets, notebooks & layout and search. Take that Microsoft Word. Just kidding.
JULY 28, 2016
The ubiquitous search engine optimization (SEO) industry is based on Google’s dominance of internet search. Technology
7 Tips for Using Quotes for Your Nonprofit’s Content Strategy
JUNE 17, 2014
For example, on Father’s Day, Edutopia posted this quote about dads. 4. Share an example in the comments. My favorite is QuoteLand.
Learning Without Training
MARCH 5, 2012
Here are a few examples of learning before and after instituting the learning infrastructure we call a Workscape. Just Jay
What's Wrong with Traditional Stock Photography Sources for eLearning
JUNE 12, 2012
The best way to illustrate the point is with an example. This greatly reduces image search time.
Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset
APRIL 29, 2015
You expect the curator of an art gallery to know the collection and to: search out the best items. An example: How Jay Cross Curates Content.
The Coming Listicle Apocalypse (Or … Six Ways Listicles Are Taking Over)
JANUARY 26, 2016
Examples below: “What are the five things you did at school today?” Sorry, it’s just the law now.). Will it ever end?
The Big Shift in Business Models
APRIL 1, 2016
the rapid growth of ride-sharing services) for early examples of this. This makes the search for new business models even more urgent.
Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools
AUGUST 27, 2015
Many times I’ll be searching my own sites. really enjoy using Google to search images. curate five topics on Scoop.it ( example ).
The Coming Robotics Revolution
MARCH 8, 2016
Everyday examples include speaking a language, riding a bike, driving a car, and easily recognizing many different objects and animals. .
Social Customer Service - proving you failed?
JANUARY 4, 2011
Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 4 January 2011 Social Customer Service - proving you failed? Coffin. Who cares? Klout.
sense-making with fridays finds
AUGUST 14, 2015
For instance, I regularly search my blog for posts I have written so that I can recall my thoughts. call it my outboard brain. Friday's Finds
Google Brain: Inductive Thinking and Curiosity
MARCH 26, 2012
and decides quiet a lot of information can be gained by this type of superficial processing of large quantities of material. Eide Neurolearning Blog.
Out of touch
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
So, for example, you might need to find the answer to a question. It might be work related, or even personal but impacting your effectiveness. Your network might not be accessible, and while received wisdom from a search is one part of the knowledge ecosystem, so is what is in the heads of your colleagues. Email is best.
Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 21, 2014
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? And this creates a search for antecedents.
Browsers should have been cars. Instead they’re shopping carts.
SEPTEMBER 22, 2012
It’s not for lack of trying on the part of websites and services such as search engines. Take, for example, the matter of location. At least not on its Web page. (If I use the location bar as a place to search, it gives me google.com results, for some non-obvious reason.). All of us are. And that’s a problem.