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Have social networks replaced groups?

David Weinberger

Since 2003, there are now services that bundle together these different modalities: Skype and Google Hangouts both let a group talk, video, chat, and share documents. Likewise, Facebook, Google Groups, Twitter, and the other dominant forms of “social software” (to use the term from 2003) are amazing at building social networks.

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

Once again the list is dominated by free online social tools. But now for the complete 2012 Top 100 Tools list. Enjoy! Top Tools 2012

List 150

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

Instead, I coordinate with one group with Slack, a couple others with Skype and email, and am using Google Docs and email with another.

Tools 89

A Few Words on ePortfolios

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

link] A good ePortfolio system will not only allow storage and sharing, but also interact with social networks and support comments and annotations.

From workplace courses to global conversations | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We had a good time co-writing using Google docs, a little skyping and slowly iterating back and forth. So here it is [.] United States.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

Office suites.  3- Google Docs/Drive   87- OpenOffice. Wiki.  30- Wikispaces  32- Google Sites  88- PB Works. 3. OFFICE TOOLS.

WebEx 33

Follow-up from the Leadership Learning Community Webinar

Nancy White

Communities, Networks and Engagement: Finding a Place for Action. Have a visual element – a shared Google doc or presentation, a wiki/chat room in Meetingwords.com or use the white board in a web meeting tool. How do multilingual networks connect and thrive?  When is it worth the work and effort? One word?

Time for digital emancipation

Doc Searls

Some of us have pledged our allegiance to Google: We have Gmail accounts, we use Google Calendar and Google Docs, and we have Android phones.

Thoughts on privacy

Doc Searls

For a measure of how far we have drifted away from the early promise of networked life, re-read John Perry Barlow ‘s “ Death From Above ,” published in January 1995, and his “ Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace ,” published one year later. In  Here Is New York , E.B. 1995: Invention of the cookie.

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. Daniel - teachers encourage collaboration, many classes use cloud websites to collaborate on docs - EdSpee? Are remote labs effective?

HyperCard@25

David Weinberger

If I’d grown up in a network-centric culture, like Sun, HyperCard might have been the first Web browser. Fun.). Thank you! Web browser.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Content Syndication Networks The concept of content syndication originates with the newspaper industry. What we now know as the social web, and the social network, evolved from these origins. In addition, an alternative content syndication framework, called Distributed Learning Object Repository Network (DLORN) was developed.

[liveblog] Christine Borgmann

David Weinberger

Her new book is Big Data, Little Data, No Data: Scholarship in the Networked World , but you’ll have to wait until January. Center for Embedded Networking Sensing : followed all the way through, the interactions among scientists and others. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points.Omitting key information.

Data 26

Most popular posts about Working Smarter for July 2012

Jay Cross

Importing HTML into Google Docs spreadsheets . The final demographic  DOC SEARLS    |  SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2012. July, 2012. Money. 

Building a collaborative workplace (or community. or network)

Nancy White

It applies to our communities and networks. From the introduction: Today we all need to be collaboration superstars. We are not anti-technology.

Interview Stephen Downes by Renée Filius

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And so, to create what we would call a network based course, where the interaction of students among each other is an important and vital part of the learning experience. Another example is an article co-written in Google Docs. Or students just give brief answers and leave again. That''s what I think. Renée Filius : Yes.

Attention #NPdataNerds: Report back from the first-ever Do Good Data Conference

Beth Kanter

After much discussion about Etherpad, Piratepad, okfnpad, Storify, and other tools, we settled on good old Google docs. loved that.”.

New Book: How To Implement Multichannel Online Campaigns

Beth Kanter

Use virtual tools to manage campaign internally (Yammer, Google Docs, Listening Dashboards, Private Facebook Groups, etc). Web Producer.

Notes from ALT-C

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

they use e-surveys, google docs, and universoty systemss - reliability issues & eduroad - "It can take me up to 20 minutes to get everything up and running" - [link] - [link] - What worked - email list Jenny Mackness and Roy Williams - we''re not going to explain terribly much - this is a workshop - we''re looking at emergence.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You won't think of things like the location of the document (local, email attachment, network drive, SharePoint) or multiple versions in files at all.

DIY is here

Harold Jarche

Over three years ago I wrote that the future of learning is DIY : With Google you can find most information that you need. Just look at Google Docs, the best and easiest DIY online collaboration suite, in my opinion. YouTube is a quick and easy way to get “learning objects” to the world. Has anything changed?

[liveblog] Renee Hobbs on teachers as creators

David Weinberger

helps students use media and tech to connect with and learn from others as networked digital citizens. Another used Screencast-o-matic to capture interaction with a google doc to share a lesson plan. Renee Hobbs from the Harrington School of Comm and Media is giving a talk about teachers as makers. NOTE: Live-blogging.

How I use social media

Nancy White

See book writing below… Global Networks & Knowledge Sharing. Networks weave across people and organizations. Online Community.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Lilia has written about it to help me, but now I need my network to help me sharpen my thinking. This can block success. block or ignore it.)

[defrag] Semantic 10 minute sessions

David Weinberger

It organizes responses into hierarchies of concepts, with broad topics leading to more specific ones.&# Ann stresses that it’s cool to bring together individual points of view and semantic networks. Google is an ad company, not a search company, so “you shouldn’t buy your next search service from an ad company.&#

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

For some (inexplicable) reason, Google Docs does not. as well as knowing about tools and methods. You could see where people are working.

Giant Snow Fail Link Sale

Doc Searls

Making Sense of Emergent Patterns in Networks | T N T : The Network Thinkers. Google MVNO – - Yahoo Search Results. Google Rumored to Be Planning Wireless Service | SEW. Google’s Schmidt Tells Us The ‘Internet Will Disappear,’ Microsoft Bing Defines What That Means 01/26/2015. Good one.

Help Create Resources for Keynote?

Tony Karrer

I'm not sure how we will create these (Google Docs, Wiki, Mindmap, etc.). These would be organized around the following categories: Search Keep/Organize/Refind/Remind Leverage Expertise (Network) Collaborate Scan (Continuous Awareness/Learning) Learning 2.0 and another session on Learning 2.0.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Tony Karrer

This makes using something like google docs or pbwiki as an experiment somewhat difficult for the poor, lonely learning professional. world is becoming more about your network than your current knowledge. On this month's Big Question - Lead the Charge - we are already seeing some interesting responses. I'm not sure I buy this.

Digital Identity Workbook for NPO/NGO Folks | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Pat Parslow and Shirley uploaded a version to a Google doc. This Is Me NGO/NPO-v1.1 Nancy White on 20 May 2009 at 5:22 am Pat, THANKS!!

FAO/CGIAR KS Workshop II Agenda | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

You can see it here –> FAO/CGIAR KS Workshop II Agenda – Google Docs. Take a peek and let me know what you think?

[berkman] Chris Soghoian on privacy in the cloud

David Weinberger

Vivek Kundra switched 38,000 DC employees over to Google Docs becore he became Federal CIO. “It’s clear he’s Google-crazy.&# provide offline access without even requiring synchronizers such as Google Gears. With Prism, you have an icon on your desktop for, e.g., Google Docs. Missing points.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Clark Quinn

This makes using something like google docs or pbwiki as an experiment somewhat difficult for the poor, lonely learning professional. world is becoming more about your network than your current knowledge. On this month's Big Question - Lead the Charge - we are already seeing some interesting responses. I'm not sure I buy this.

Pew Survey About the Future of the Internet

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

My selection with bold X Will Google make us smart or stupid? X By 2020, people's use of the internet has enhanced human intelligence; as people are allowed unprecedented access to more information, they become smarter and make better choices. Nicholas Carr was right: Google makes us stupid. My network of friends spans the world.

My Take on the Top 25

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Google Reader - It's also a major workhorse, though I am slowly improving my own aggregator so it can take over from Google. Google calendar - I use this quite a bit, which is a new thing for me. Google Docs - I use it a little, but not a lot. The whole idea of a network on a single website is wrong. Update.

Whatever

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

That creates a network of expertise. We started on a Google doc, and we just started writing. It was all relationships. Questions.

[berkman] Berkman lunch: Andrew McAfee on Enterprise 2.0

David Weinberger

Instead, people work their networks. Strong ties: Wikis, Google Docs, etc. Weak ties: Social networking software. Various social networking tools let you link up networks, e.g., Tweets that point elsewhere. E.g., Google’s Prediction Markets, inside of companies. Andrew McAfee, the Enterprise 2.0

Catching up…

Clark Quinn

Having your social network on tap on demand really augments your ability to work more effectively. Skype), Twitter or equivalent, Facebook and/or LinkedIn, Google Docs, etc, you really do need to get that experience going to really understand the opportunities. How do you make yourself smarter with your mobile device? Social.

The social media I use

Nancy White

have global networks and groups! Google Talk sometimes. Google Docs has become my primary shared writing and spread sheet space.

[berkman] Transforming Scholarly Communication

David Weinberger

We’ll need all that (Lee says) because the workflow for processing all the new info we’re gathering hasn’t kept up with the amount we’re taking in via sensor networks, global databases, laboratory instruments, desktops, etc. Google Wave. Also Slideshare and Google Docs. NOTE: Live-blogging.