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After Facebook fails

Doc Searls

Making the rounds is The Facebook Fallacy , a killer essay by Michael Wolff in MIT Technology Review. Time will tell. My God! Bonus link.

Technology Integration in K-12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked, I''m curious as to what you think the three most important things for new teachers to know about technology integration in k-12? 1. The exact technology doesn''t matter much, and has evolved over the years, from the days of email mailing lists, to community bulletin boards, to social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. 2.

Education Technology Strategies - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

lessons scripted around 1:1 laptop); IT issues - we were a Windows network, with everything on our own domain - we needed to open eg printing etc O - consumer technology far more accessible in 2012 esp. Using technology to find more (vs. Question - Kylie, are you frustrated when you go to the one class with no tech? Which 6?"

Some Puzzling Questions about Innovation in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But now, digital technologies are making up for our cognitive limitations, augmenting our ability to solve tough problem and make complex decisions. 

Five Key Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In its 2010 Speech from the Throne , the Government of Ontario, Canada announced its intention to create an Ontario Online Institute (OOI) to support online learning in the province as part of the Open Ontario Plan. I was asked to provide some initial recommendations for that initiative, in the form of responses to five questions. HRSDC.

Technology and the Future of Media

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are not only giving rise to more distributed and inclusive models, but are also enabling alternative unilateral-like models. 

How Facebook Changes Are Impacting Engagement on Brand Pages and What Nonprofits Should Do About It

Beth Kanter

Commenting on the posts in other aligned partner’s Facebook pages. Building Your Subscribers for Your Facebook Individual Profile.

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The focus for this year’s conference was Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy.  The panel was moderated by Beth Noveck , Professor of Law at the New York Law School , who until recently served in the White House as Deputy Chief Technology Officer and leader of the White House Open Government Initiative. Leaders shape polls. 

People, Organization, Technology?

Martijn Linssen

Headed for my personal trash bin:  ‘People, Process, Technology.’  This isn’t the right question.  People, Organization, Technology

#FacebookAdGrants: What Nonprofits Need More Than a Facebook Donate Button

Beth Kanter

Over the years,  I’ve attended events where a representatives from Facebook shared with nonprofits how to use the platform more effectively.

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change

Beth Kanter

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement to Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change – guest post by Meghan Keaney Anderson, Hubspot. Funny?

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

Dan Pink

Technology (7). Army’s Special Forces, a squadron of basketball scouts, the folks at Facebook, and many more. Dan Pink. Contact.

10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable?

Beth Kanter

10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable? Click to see the full infographic. by Bahia Ramos.

Be mindful, meaningful, and masterly: 3 questions for Bruce Nussbaum

Dan Pink

Because his book is so interesting, I asked him to answer a few questions for Pink Blog readers. * * *. 1. First we had IQ. Next came EQ.

Be mindful, meaningful, and masterly: 3 questions for Bruce Nussbaum

Dan Pink

Because his book is so interesting, I asked him to answer a few questions for Pink Blog readers. * * *. 1. First we had IQ. Next came EQ.

The Hows and Whys of Gamification: 4 Questions for Kevin Werbach

Dan Pink

Good information technology organizes and filters information to provide what the military calls “situational awareness.” Reading

TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

Beth Kanter

TechCamp: Empowering women through technology - guest post by Ma’ayan Alexander. Technology does not solve problems. Photos: a.

“How can I convince others about the value of social technologies in an organisation?”

Jane Hart

“How can I convince others about the value of social technologies in an organisation?” That’s Social learning

[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government

David Weinberger

Part of the importance of this is that students at the Kennedy School are agitating for a much strong technology component to their education on the grounds that these days policy makers need to be deeply cognizant of the possibilities technology offers, and of the culture of our new technology development environment. FitBit).

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

You will find answers to questions like, “Why are some learning tasks easier in the morning or afternoon?” By Dave Meier.

Applying Avinash Kaushik’s Best Social Metrics Framework for the New Facebook Insights Data

Beth Kanter

A few days ago, I moderated two panels at Grantmakers in the Arts   pre-conference on arts and technology. Hurray!”). ”). Applause.

The Evolution of the Firm

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Why is this happening?   Do we need a different answer to the question Why do firms exist? High-tech companies emerged from nowhere.

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Online community ethics

Harold Jarche

Tweet Are you on Facebook? Here’s a question about using Facebook as an extension of work or classroom learning.

The Rise of the Platform Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Cloud Computing Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

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Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Recruiters have become caught up in the technology and are using these tools without much focus on whether they are working or not. Organizations are creating Facebook fan pages, LinkedIn groups and so on with little understanding of their goals for doing so.  Facebook Google Bookmarks blogmarks MySpace PDF StumbleUpon Twitter Yahoo!

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The Internet deserves its proper noun

Doc Searls

Some questions… Would we enjoy a common network by any name today if the Internet had been lower-case from the start?

RightsCon: The Promise and Peril of New Communications Technology

Beth Kanter

WITNESS has coordinated a panel tomorrow on visual media technologies and their intersection with human rights. Guest post by Sam Gregory.

We can all make TV. Now what?

Doc Searls

Now pause to dig  Facebook’s 10-year plan to build The Matrix. How long before Facebook buys Meerkat and builds it into Occulus Rift ? Whatever else happens, the rights clearing question gets very personal. Look where Meerkat and Periscope point. mean, historically. And it will get worse before it gets better. So far.

What Are Good Things About Having A Lousy Boss? - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Learning to listen to others and to ask smart questions is more important. 5. 14. "Am I a success or a failure?" is not a very useful question. Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Dorf & Byers: Technology Ventures. Interesting question. Bob Sutton.

12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead

Ross Dawson

Now our anonymity is compromised further through extraordinary advances in facial recognition technology. INSTITUTIONS IN QUESTION.

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

meta-learning social technologyI woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels. Yeah, my life is exciting ;).

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What’s working in social business

Harold Jarche

This is the question that CMSWire asked me to write about. Then comes the question, what do we do now? From their friends on Facebook?

Will your privacy completely vanish? It depends how we use facial recognition

Ross Dawson

There is no question that the implications of facial recognition technology reach beyond what most people can imagine today.

In Honour of Ada Lovelace

Dan Pontefract

Well, when he was actually blogging and not centralizing his blogging world to Facebook.). blogging STEM Ada Lovelace Women in Technology

2015 top 10 tools for learning

Clark Quinn

Skype: the Internet Time Alliance maintains a Skype channel where we regularly discuss issues, and ask and answer each other’s questions. Facebook: there’s another group that I use like the Skype channel, and of course just what comes in from friends postings is a great source of lateral input. meta-learning technology

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Big game changers: Immersive reality and customer robot service

Ross Dawson

He mentions US-based Orchard Supply Hardware whose “OSHbot” answers questions and directs customers to products.

A new social contract for creative work

Harold Jarche

21C_Leader Technology Wirearchy WorkHe wonders if this is how the new economy will look for a while. Build an ecosystem, not a monolith.

The Startup Version of the Wealth Gap

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last month I read an article in Newsweek by technology author and columnist Kevin Maney , Tech Bubble? What’s going on? 

Earth to Mozilla: Come back home

Doc Searls

Google is nearly worthless when shopping for items that don’t involve technology. We need to find our soul and our spirit.” Stop it.

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Are we addicted to the notification of notifications?

Dan Pontefract

You ask a question. He asks you to repeat the question because in his words he “ didn’t hear the point you were trying to make.”.