The Chinese Test Example
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
AUGUST 3, 2014
It''s a total crime when you think about: 10 or so *years* studying the subject, and all that many people have to show for it are the most utterly banal applications of addition and multiplication. 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.
The Study, and Other Stuff
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 3, 2015
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.
Case Study: Tim Hockey, a Collaborative & Transparent CEO
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
collaboration leadership case study CEO td canada trust tim hockey transparentI don’t own their shares. Bottom line? He gets it. .
Case study porn
FEBRUARY 6, 2014
A while back I tweeted "Stop reading case study porn and get on with it". Even all those years ago when we were getting started at the BBC there was a pressure to justify what we were doing with examples from other organisations. Best practice" is a dodgy idea that is increasingly discredited. Do you really care?
a gold-standard study on brain training
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
Yorkshire Post: Brain training study is “truly significant”. Well there are some potential flaws in this study. The headlines. link].
Metropolitan IQ and Urban metabolism: Great case studies of innovative, collaborative cities
AUGUST 21, 2013
Case Study 2: UK – Digital Inclusion Champion – a specific role to give the public greater computer literacy and access.
Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter
MARCH 24, 2015
There are no better champions for your organization’s communication’s strategy than your staff. The organizational strategy is to impact policy change.
Complex Sociotechnical Systems: the Case for a New Field of Study
MAY 16, 2012
For example, lowering the costs of public transportation addresses the social equity issues, but could result in serious overcrowding. For example, adding a runway to a crowded airport will reduce delays and potentially increase the number of flights to the city. Let me discuss a few. . Sussman calls this evaluative complexity.
Case study: Using project management for effective crowdsourcing
FEBRUARY 13, 2012
The chapter opens with an excellent case study of how Nick McMenemy uses crowd platforms to drive his startup Virdium. gained plenty of insights and new ideas in my interview of him, which I condensed into the case study, reproduced below. I’m sure you’ll find useful ideas in there.
A Perfect Example of a Bad Boss: A Middle School Principal
APRIL 6, 2012
One example: we no longer retain students who flunk more than two major classes in grades 7 or 8. How much time are you going to spend studying or working on homework from April through June? This boss defines lack of presence. I can literally go weeks without catching sight of her."
Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education
DECEMBER 11, 2011
At the conference I wrote about the case study of Queensland Police , which is a great example of government bodies creating value through social media. I’m at the launch meeting of the social media community of practice set up by Institute of Public Administration NSW (IPAA). Here are a few live notes from the event. .
The Power Of The Roles We Take: A Very Old Study And Related.
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
Wisdom from Stanfords Jim March on the Numbing Effect of Business Schools » The Power Of The Roles We Take: A Very Old Study And Related Thoughts. For example, 70% of the new foremen reported seeing the company as a better place to work than the did when they were workers, while only 26% had no change in opinion. Search.
Where is the study of what we do?
MARCH 13, 2012
Case studies, accounting, finance, the works. Like many, I've traveled an odd path to get where I am today. Why does this bother me so much?
What Social Media Analytics Can’t Tell You About Your Audience
DECEMBER 9, 2014
You can’t hear them, but they are listening. This is another example of “ Dark Social Media.” Research Studies
Recent Social Media User Data: One Big Takeaway for Nonprofits
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
Source: Acenture Interactive’s Acquity Group’s 2015 Next Generation of Commerce Study. Content Research Studies
How Many Social Channels Should Our Nonprofit Use?
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
For example, Instagram is more popular among the younger set (18-44). Content Content Curation Engagement Listening Research Studies
Social Media Integrated Campaign Case Study Slam: SSIR Social Media on Purpose Conference
MAY 28, 2014
Not yr same old social media NPO case study SLAM at #SMoP14 pic.twitter.com/j7Gp12hIRD. The panelists delivered their case studies and poems in three rounds, each with a sub-theme. The final set of case studies discussed social media success and failure. Case Studies Conferences kanter best rhyming intro ever. SMoP14.
One who studies the soul
SEPTEMBER 9, 2012
also like that it is ambiguous as to whether it’s me studying my own soul, or yours, or you studying my soul, or me asking you to study your own.
New Study: When NBA Players Touch Teammates More, They and.
DECEMBER 19, 2010
Plus I wrote about another study that shows when either women or men are touched lightly on the back by women, they tend to take bigger financial risks. That second study showed that touching by men had no effect. Now, to be clear, as the authors point out, this an imperfect study. Bob Sutton. Search.
The 2010 IBM Global CEO Study
MAY 28, 2010
IBM recently released the 2010 Global CEO Study. This is IBM’s fourth biennial CEO study since 2004. It is also the largest. For the 2010 study , IBM held more than 1,500 face-to-face interviews with private sector CEOs (80%) and senior public sector leaders (20%) from 33 different industries spread over sixty countries.
How the Pope Is Connecting with Younger Generations on Social Media: Pope Emojis
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
There are few examples of nonprofits making use of them to target younger audiences such as this WWF Fundraising Campaign for endangered species.
Social Learning Examples
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
NOVEMBER 15, 2009
Here’s an example of what I’m talking about: Thanks, Jane, for making life easier. We talked about building a repository of web 2.0
International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change
JANUARY 14, 2014
Here’s what I learned: Global Social Media and Mobile Usage Studies and Internet Penetration. Benchmark Studies and Examples.
Pew study of reputation management
MAY 26, 2010
For example, more than two-thirds (71%) of social networking users ages 18-29 have changed the privacy settings on their profile to limit what they share with others online. Young adults, far from being indifferent about their digital footprints, are the most active online reputation managers in several dimensions. snip].
Pinterest Nonprofit Benchmarking with Pinerly
JUNE 6, 2012
This was a lot data to deal with and I wasn’t after a comprehensive field study. Content Research StudiesSFMoma. Unicef. Humor.
US education: a grave failure of national management & character
DECEMBER 8, 2010
Studies show that US education also puts the future in peril. The reality is that we are looking a grave failure of national management.
Methods and Metrics for Assessing Civic Tech
MAY 27, 2015
Engagement Guest Post Measurement Research StudiesMethods and Metrics for Assessing Civic Tech, Guest post by Anne Whatley, Network Impact.
The Impact of Connectivity in the Future: Everything Is Connected, Cows will Tweet
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
Books Research Studies With Dave Evans - Futurist At Cisco. Sama” means equal. ” Next up was Dave Evans, Chief Futurist at Cisco.
Giving Away Four Free Passes To Millennial Donor Summit 2012
JUNE 13, 2012
Three years ago, the first study on Millennial donor engagement was published by Achieve and partner JGA. Conferences Research Studies
John Warrillow's 3 habits of highly successful entrepreneurs | Daniel.
APRIL 29, 2011
John Warrillow’s 3 habits of highly successful entrepreneurs John Warrillow has been studying entrepreneurs for fifteen years. Dan Pink.
I'll take gender differences for $800, Alex | Daniel Pink
SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
Great post. I’ve seen a great deal of real world examples of this behavior difference. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. Video.
Case Studies of Informal or Social Learning
AUGUST 6, 2009
I'm looking to find lots of examples of where informal or social learning has been used successfully in the workplace and where it was led by the L&D organization. This can either be already written up, or it can be the name of a person and organization where it was done. Can you provide me pointers? eLearning Technology.
Evidence that "Retail Therapy" is Effective - Bob Sutton
JUNE 2, 2011
BPS Research reports a recent article containing a series of small studies that shows "retail therapy" does work -- at least in a sample of young American consumers. " I better not show this study to my teenage daughters. Another example of research proving what my wife already knew. Search.
The 2008 IBM Global CEO Study
MAY 19, 2008
IBM just released the 2008 Global CEO Study. IBM has been conducting such studies every two years for the last several years by interviewing hundreds of CEO's around the world. The overriding theme of the 2006 Global CEO Study was innovation. The Enterprise of the Future is the key theme of the 2008 CEO Study.
Which do you prefer: An expensive latte or an expensive loan.
MARCH 3, 2011
better comparison would be category versus category rather than category versus example from a category. Dan Pink. Contact. About Dan. Video.
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
Getting It Right at the GEO Conference in Seattle
MARCH 13, 2012
The survey can help convince trustees who, for example, still object to the idea of making grants for general operating support.
Research and Evidence
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 2, 2015
It is a criticism focused on a specific work, a specific study, which I believe well and truly deserves criticism. Why would it? Let me explain.
70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose
AUGUST 13, 2016
The course was basically a summary of the findings of The Lessons of Experience study done over a 13-year period at the Center and published in 1988.
Why Some Work Groups Thrive While Others Falter
APRIL 25, 2016
In their initial set of studies , they randomly assigned nearly 700 volunteers into groups of two to five members. Higher empathy. More women.