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DONALD CLARK PLAN B Malaysia: Chromebook/cloud provision for 10 million! (not taking the tablets)
| SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2013
'Malaysia has today announced the national adoption of Google Apps for 10 million (read that again) teachers, students and parents. This is a massive attempt to reform and turbo-charge a national education system through technology and I applaud their vision. Fear not, Google provide Windows virtualisation.
DONALD CLARK PLAN B Google: first MOOP (Massive Online Open Pedagogy)
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
Science fiction came true and I have one next to me now and its main tool is Google search. Google search is probably the most profound pedagogic shift in the history of learning, not a game changer but a previously unimaginable shift towards universal access to anything, anytime from anywhere. Google docs, shared documents.
TED Red Hook still hurting after Hurricane Sandy: A diary
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
My friend JuAnne, a project manager at Google, and myself took it upon ourselves to analyze the workflow of the volunteer resources. Our hope is to build a lightweight system that helps improve volunteer process efficiency … in 36 hours. New York is slowly but surely coming back to life after being battered by Hurricane Sandy.
DAVID WEINBERGER Oregon educational system offers Google Apps
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2010
Oregon has signed a deal with Google that enables any school district to provide Google Apps for Education [ faq ] for free to its students and teachers. This includes Google Gmail, Calendar, Contacts, Sites and Pages, Talk, Video, Groups, Docs, and Postini email management. One Google Account Per Child!
DOC SEARLS Futures of the Internet
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 2010
Here’s the whole list: Will Google make us stupid? 1. Will Google make us smart or stupid? Nicholas Carr was wrong: Google does not make us stupid ( [link] ). Nicholas Carr was right: Google makes us stupid. But that’s all a separate matter from Google itself. Look up RSS on Google.
STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR Pew Survey About the Future of the Internet
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2009
My selection with bold X Will Google make us smart or stupid? Nicholas Carr was wrong: Google does not make us stupid ([link] By 2020, people's use of the internet has not enhanced human intelligence and it could even be lowering the IQs of most people who use it a lot. Nicholas Carr was right: Google makes us stupid.
JAY CROSS Top Ten Tools
| SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2009
In addition to implementing social learning systems for universities and corporations, she leads workshops on social learning and somehow finds time to maintain the most useful learning site on the net, the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies. By “tools we mean software, online tools and services. Google Reader.
DAVID WEINBERGER [berkman] Transforming Scholarly Communication
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2009
Some domains are quite proprietary about their data, which makes it problematic to get data and curation standards so that the data can move from system to system. Google Wave. These are “chinks in the armor of the peer review system.. Recommender systems, as at Last.fm Also Slideshare and Google Docs.
NANCY WHITE The social media I use
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2009
Google Talk sometimes. Google Docs has become my primary shared writing and spread sheet space. Picnik and Snagit (hm, where does the line between software application and social media sit?) Moodle - open source “learning management system but I use it simply as a collaboration space. So here it is. Email.
TONY KARRER Social Software Adoption
| MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2009
Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 Tools Adoption Ideas Webinar Software - Adoption Advice Enterprise 2.0 - What's the PU?
NANCY WHITE How I use social media | Full Circle Associates
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2009
However, the facilitative practices must evolve in conjunction with the software. Weaving across Silos As I dove deeper into knowledge management and knowledge sharing in international development, social software was growing, changing and evolving. So social software + networks = change and even transformation. Thanks.
DAVID WEINBERGER [berkman] Chris Soghoian on privacy in the cloud
| TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2009
Pew says that “over 69% of Americans use webmail services, store data online, or other use software programs such as word processing applications whose functionality is in the cloud. Users get cheap/free software, auto revision control, easy collaboration, and worldwide accessibility. Q: Should we have a star rating system?
NANCY WHITE CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates
| TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2009
One is in collaboration software. The early software was written because scientists needed better ways to collaborate. Usenet evolved as more and more people started using it, creating both technological and social demands on the system. THEN start thinking about software. Not just the software. It is the people.
NANCY WHITE CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community
| TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2009
One is in collaboration software. The early software was written because scientists needed better ways to collaborate. Usenet evolved as more and more people started using it, creating both technological and social demands on the system. THEN start thinking about software. Tool = wikis , Google docs.
DAVID WEINBERGER [berkman] Microsoft on the multinational legal complications of cloud computing
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2009
Lisa Tanzi, VP & Deputy General Counsel of Microsoft is giving a Berkman lunchtime talk called “A New Era of Computing: The Opportunities and Challenges of Cloud-Based Software and Services. [ Note: I am live-blogging, thus missing stuff, getting things wrong, writing badly, paraphrasing. She shows a television ad.
DAVID WEINBERGER [berkman] Berkman lunch: Andrew McAfee on Enterprise 2.0
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2009
He begins by defining the term as “the use of emergent social software platforms by organizations in pursuit of their goals. He contrasts this with ERP systems that are top-down, highly specific, etc. Strong ties: Wikis, Google Docs, etc. Weak ties: Social networking software. Reader beware.] Three points.
STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR Last Year's Predictions For 2008, Reviewed
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2008
It is safe to say that most pundits did not predict the largest story of the year, the collapse of the economic system. Predicted: The "middle path"—proprietary lock-in services, like Vista, iTunes, Facebook, and Second Life, will be abandoned for more open commercial alternatives rather than free and open source software and content.
ANDY MCAFEE The Enterprise 2.0 Recovery Plan
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2008
wouldn’t know, for example, what major enterprise systems needed to be deployed, integrated, consolidated, upgraded, etc. And social networking software (SNS) is a great tool for building, maintaining, and exploiting networks of weak ties. doubt if social networking could really substitute for a good ERP system. resources.
- My Digital Identity
Abstract In this address to the 2008 e-Portfolio Conference I consider the sorts of questions that might be asked about a student’s identity in an e-portfolio system and the factors that inform the answers to those questions. This is very important, because what is means is in the end no system of authentication ever succeeds. 1996).
STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR My Take on the Top 25
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2008
use my own system for bookmarks (which I then send out as a newsletter). 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.
NANCY WHITE Building a collaborative workplace (or community. or network)
| MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2008
To make matters worse, technology providers have convinced many organisations that they only need to purchase collaboration software to foster collaboration. It is out today on the Anecdote site –> Anecdote – Whitepapers – Building a collaborative workplace. It’s something we learn on the job in a hit-or-miss fashion.
STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR The Reality of Virtual Learning
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2008
Laughter] All the way across to the Second Life stuff that you saw, to the Company Command software that you heard about yesterday, from Nate Allen, and the rest. So, electronic performance support systems, for example, which are applications that actually provide learning inside the application that you’re working on. Voice: yes.
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