• STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 2014
    [Information] Beyond Free ‑ Open Learning in a Networked World
    It''s always going to be the case," he continues, "that the kids who have need are going to have been denied a lot of the academic preparation and opportunities for the information that the affluent kids are given. It''s a phenomenon taking place in the information revolution. It shouldn''t be allowed. That''s not secondary. guess not.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 2014
    [Information] What Will Digital Life Be Like in 2025?
    Information sharing over the Internet will be so effortlessly interwoven into daily life that it will become invisible, flowing like electricity, often through machine intermediaries.”  Survey respondents worried that most Internet users will mindlessly exchange personal information for near-term benefits and convenience. 
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014
    [Information] Sense-making and sharing
    If you only seek new information and knowledge for yourself, without spending time to make it personal, you will not advance your own growth (bottom left). 'The Seek > Sense > Share framework is a very simple model with many layers, which you discover as you develop personal knowledge mastery. For me it’s blogging.
  • DAWN OF LEARNING  |  MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014
    [Information] LMS vs. LCMS
    Buzz words in the industry include e-learning, mobile learning, cloud delivery, bite-sized learning, informal learning, learning record store, and single-source content development. The eLearning Guild says that informal learning forms up to 80% of all workplace learning. Learning Record Store (xAPI) – Informal Tracking. ?. ?.
  • DONALD CLARK PLAN B  |  MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014
    [Information] 10 counter-intuitive, researched tips on use of video in learning
    Meyer and Moreno have researched this area in detail and found that cognitive overload and dissonance can often occur when too much information is being presented. They much prefer more informal, personal and, above all, enthusiastic performances by their teachers. But the evidence suggests otherwise. Lesson: More YouTube than TV.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014
    [Information] Passing through Wellington
    always like working with uniformed personal as they get complexity pretty fast, they often welcome it as common sense informed by science while they have had to endure too much uncommon sense backed up my consultancy lead management fads. got some good photos though, to add to my many of Wellington Harbour over the years.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2014
    [Information] Time for digital emancipation
    Every Member promises to respect the right of every other Member to control the Member Information they share within the network and the communications they receive within the network. As part of this promise, every Member agrees to provide reasonable protection for the privacy and security of Member Information shared with that Member.
  • MIND HACKS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2014
    [Information] Seeing ourselves through the eyes of the machine
    'I’ve got an article in The Observer about how our inventions have profoundly shaped how we view ourselves because we’ve traditionally looked to technology for metaphors of human nature. The idea that these are metaphors sometimes gets lost which, in some ways, is quite worrying. You can read my full article at the link below.
  • MIND HACKS  |  SATURDAY, JULY 26, 2014
    [Information] Awaiting a theory of neural weather
    An example is the discovery of DNA, which allowed us to understand how genetic information could be represented and replicated in a physical structure. 'In a recent New York Times editorial , psychologist Gary Marcus noted that neuroscience is still awaiting a ‘bridging’ theory that elegantly connects neuroscience with psychology.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  SATURDAY, JULY 26, 2014
    [Information] How to Survive Air Travel - For Real
    If you can''t find a sign, find an information desk or security and ask. 'Photo: Wikipedia I''ve travelled quite a bit by air, I enjoy the travel, but agree it can get uncomfortable and frustrating at times. That said, Craig Mod''s advice on Medium just isn''t realistic, so I have a few tips. Eight hours to get to Denver? ask "Air Canada?"
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SATURDAY, JULY 26, 2014
    [Information] Municipal nets, municipal electric power, and learning from history
    'The debate over whether municipalities should be allowed to provide Internet access has been heating up. Twenty states ban it. Tom Wheeler, the chair of the FCC, has said he wants to “ preempt ” those laws. Congress is maneuvering to extend the ban nationwide. ” Click image to enlarge. Learn from history? Repeat it?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 25, 2014
    [Information] Knowledge and Wisdom
    We had to change our culture about information. We ” What we did was we changed the idea of information, instead of knowledge is power, to one where sharing is power. It 'Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. call these Friday’s Finds. We never speak of this.
  • ELLEN WAGNER  |  THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014
    [Information] Driving the #LearnerAnalytics Bus
    'The message emerging from this week''s University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Learner Analytics Summit  (#innovatelearning) was explicit and to the point: Forward thinking instititutions are stepping up to opportunities for improving post-secondary experiences for students using data to inform proactive, evidence-based decision-making. .
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014
    [Information] Build trust, embrace networks, manage complexity
    They work well when information flows mostly in one direction: down. Enterprise social network platforms can help, letting anyone connect to another colleague, where the default permission to get access to information is public. 'Hierarchies. new model for work is required. Hierarchies, simple branching networks, are obsolete.
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
    [Information] Explore Impact Leadership at NTEN’s Leading Change Summit: Free Registration Giveaway
    Early bird registration ends on July 31 and scholarship information is here. 'I’m giving away a free registration to NTEN’s Leading Social Change Summit. I’ll pick a winner by July 3oth. NTEN is hosting the “ Leading Change Summit ” in San Francisco from September 3-6th. Conferences
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
    [Information] How Has the Internet Worked Out So Far?
    In a recent Social Progress Index which measured and compared countries around the world in a number of categories, the US ranked 23 in access to information and communications, even though it’s second in GDP per capita behind only Norway.  . The original concepts that led to the Web where first proposed in a 1989 paper by Tim Berners-Lee.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014
    [Information] Can My Fitbit Data Make Health Care Better?
    After some results from routine tests during my annual physical,  my doctor informed me that my cholesterol was high.    ”Start exercising more and stop eating bacon cheese burgers ” were the doctor’s orders and we’ll retest in 6 months. Would you be willing to share your personal health information with researchers?
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014
    [Information] Scaling: of gaps and things
    Those three elements form a triad as shown below and the sides of the triad give us three common moves, or dynamics that inform and define organisational identity and practice. 'Yesterday I promised to move on the How do you scale success? For those interested and able to get to Sydney this link will give you a third off the full price.
  • ELLEN WAGNER  |  FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2014
    [Information] PAR Framework: Learning Analytics as a Service for Higher Ed
    Member institutions also receive a cademic models for their institution that include detailed student level data to create watch lists, structure interventions and inform local decisions about the factors identified as having the greatest impact on student success. higher education to inform practice and policy. Financial aid factors.
  • BETH KANTER  |  FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2014
    [Information] Markets for Good Post: Design A Better Dashboard
    Whether you are using data to inform a digital content strategy or to build a philanthropic movement, it is important to remember that effective measurement begins with people. 'Flickr Photo by PetitPlat - Stephanie Kilgast. ” How Human-Centered Design Methods Can Help You Design A Better Dashboard. Tracking for Impact and Learning.
  • NINE SHIFT  |  THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2014
    [Information] The Changing Workplace: Virtual Offices
    Many companies have intranets, where lots of information is posted.  What this does is create accountability, plus also help solve problems as others with a need to know, or desire to know, can help solve problems with this information.  'So how do we communicate at work when we are in difference places, at different times?
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014
    [Information] Models for learning
    And in both cases, learners will remember better, and perform more robustly (particularly in environments with changes), if they have the model that explains what to do as well as the information. While this might seem like  more  information, it’s really not, as the model minimizes the amount of arbitrary information you present.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014
    [Information] From Mass Production to Mass Individualism
    In the first phase, the Web offered lots of information to individuals, but control remained in the hands of institutions.  a many-to-many model where new social media platforms and tools empowered individuals to publish information, and to easily share content and opinions with each other.  But I was clearly wrong,” he writes.  Web 1.0
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014
    [Information] Click to learn less
    The point being that information is available but not directly. People aren’t good at remembering large bits of information. think it comes from the fact that Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) don’t have access to most of what they actually do, but they do have access to all they know, so they tend to put out information. design
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
    [Information] UX Week 2014 Twitter Contest!
    Contest Information: Tweet as much as you want. Winners will receive additional information on logistics leading up to UX Week. 'Hello UX Week attendees, friends, and community! We are thrilled to announce the first ever UX Week 2014 Twitter Contest! If you haven’t registered for UX Week yet, do so here so you can Tweet to win.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
    [Information] Not all innovation is disruptive
    This would be one where, “ The chef informs each customer what he bought that day … the diner selects the desired food items and the chef creates a dish from them, specifically for each customer.” 'Given all the talk about disruptive innovation lately, I thought I’d dust off several posts I have written on the subject and update them.
  • MIND HACKS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 13, 2014
    [Information] Spike activity 11-07-2014
    Adults, like children, have a tendency to think vision is more informative than it is. 'Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: Your Brain Is On the Brink of Chaos. Nautilus has an interesting piece on chaos the and the brain. There’s an open-access special issue on epilepsy in the latest edition of Nature. Linkage
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JULY 13, 2014
    [Information] Four Basic Skills for 2020
    look for experts who share their knowledge or act as human-powered content aggregators, selecting quality information and discarding the crap. 'In 2011, The Institute for the Future and the University of Phoenix published a report that looked at Future Work Skills 2020 (PDF). The report identified six drivers of change.
  • ELLEN WAGNER  |  THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014
    [Information] When I realized how easy is was to get started with learning analytics, I laughed out loud
    What information do you need? 'I''ve always wanted to write a headline like that.  . If you are like me, any link suggesting that learning analytics can be easy is worth a quick look. Even if only to sneer at the temerity of whoever would say that. So, So, thank you for being curious enough to click. Now that I have your attention.
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014
    [Information] UX Week Keynote Speaker Amanda Dameron on Making Design More Human
    There’s great choice out there, but I think that people also have more information than ever before to make responsible choices. People who can think about architecture and design and information design and city layout for people that are using a wheelchair, for example. All of those things go into the way that we talk about design.
  • TED  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2014
    [Information] An ode to lunch ladies, a park underneath the streets of New York, and an attempt to put the ‘awe’ back in ‘awesome’: A recap of TED@NYC
    Armed with this information, the ways to slow time down are actually quite simple. 'Sally Kohn opens TED@NYC with a plea for us to think of each tweet we write and each headline we click on as an act of media creation. Photo: Ryan Lash. TED@NYC is not your usual TED event. We are the new editors,” she stresses. he visited his dad at work.
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2014
    [Information] Congrats to Paul-Olivier Dehaye: MassiveTeaching
    Is the university so poorly informed about online learning that simply giving a faculty member keys to the kingdom without some guidance and direction was assumed to be a good approach? 'In a previous post , I commented on the Massive Teaching course at Coursera and that something odd was happening. It now appears to be primarily the latter.
  • TED  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2014
    [Information] How TEDxLuanda is helping to rewrite Angola’s next chapter, from civil war-torn state to innovation hub
    As he began holding informal design events, he noticed how foreign the concept of design was to his community. 'TEDxLuanda is the only TEDx event in Angola and its theme always hinges on the country’s future. Organizer Januario Jano (on the right) co-hosts in 2013, introducing speakers on the theme “Connect the Dots.”
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2014
    [Information] Seeking feedback on PKM
    ve particularly enjoyed learning about this … Learning about how to organise information was a key reason I signed up for this program, so I’m a happy customer. 'We are just finishing the second PKM in 40 Days online workshop this year. am realising the benefits of practicing what the PKM concept preaches…. – Chemene Sinson.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2014
    [Information] Disruptive Innovation Revisited
    This was followed by the age of steam and coal, iron and railways starting in 1829; steel, electricity and heavy engineering in 1875; the age of oil, the automobile, and mass production in 1908; and our present age of digital technologies, information and telecommunications which Perez pegs as starting in 1971.  . Today, the largest U.S.
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014
    [Information] I was wrong
    The sessions were generally one-way information flow (from the presenter). I’m not sure if this was due to corporate interests in preserving and not sharing information or if we just didn’t hit on the right topics. Recently, with CorpU and Reda Sadki , I ran an open online conference on corporate MOOCs.
  • ROSS DAWSON  |  TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014
    [Information] Will the Respect Network enable us to take back control of our data and our lives?
    The vision of individuals controlling their own data was clearly articulated by John Hagel and Jeffrey Rayport in a 1997 Harvard Business Review article The Coming Battle for Customer Information. They played this video, narrated by John Hurt, who starred in the film 1984. Take Back Control from Respect Network on Vimeo.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014
    [Information] Owning our data
    Meanwhile, the IoE is seen by some active players in the field as a way to trade data for information. While companies may freely trade data for information, the line may be fuzzier with individuals. Our challenge is to understand the limitations and potential of the IoE and make informed decisions. ” – Fast Coexist.
  • TED  |  MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014
    [Information] Meet Latgalian and Tatar, the 104th and 105th languages on TED.com
    I’ve found that there is a big lack of information about self-development in Tatar. 'The 104th and 105th languages on TED.com come from Latgale in Latvia and the Republic of Tartarstan in Russia. And two new languages just joined our library: Latgalian and Tatar. Latgalian is officially the 104th language on TED.com.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014
    [Information] Things go wrong, but.
    They could have told us before we left London about the likely delays so an informed decision could be made. 'Today was meant to be a relaxed day, catching up with some papers and email. have to be in Paris for one client on Thursday and Bonn for another tomorrow and Wednesday. However it was not enough. However it was not that simple.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  SUNDAY, JULY 6, 2014
    [Information] Thinking outside the pipes
    This by far is the most serious threat to sharing information on the Net, because it undermines and sidelines the Net’s heterogeneous and distributed system for supporting everybody and everything, and biases the whole thing to favor a few vertically-integrated ‘content’ industries. I’m with him on that. Content” is the wrong focus here.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JULY 6, 2014
    [Information] Mastering a discipline for transformation
    Seeking’ is about finding things out and keeping up to date; pulling’ information, but also having it ‘pushed’ to us by trusted sources. Sensing’ is about making sense and meaning of information, reflecting and putting into practice what we have learned and plugging information into our own mental models and turning it into knowledge.
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  SATURDAY, JULY 5, 2014
    [Information] Activating Latent Knowledge Capacity
    Historically, society has created knowledge institutions that mirror what is done with information in a particular era – see McNeely & Wolverton. In this line of reasoning, we can best understand the future of education by understanding what is being done with information today. We aren’t connecting. Latent Capacity.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, JULY 3, 2014
    [Information] Resources before courses
    Too often, we’re making courses trying to get knowledge into people’s heads, which usually isn’t a good idea, since our brains aren’t good at remembering rote information. 'In the course of answering a question in an interview, I realized a third quip to complement two recent ones. So what’s this new one?
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 2014
    [Information] Safety zero?
    'An interesting day at the Summer Institute which ended gloriously with a long evening of discussion and story telling with Vernon Cronen and John Shotter at the conference dinner. It was the sort of enriching conversation that is increasingly difficult to get at events and that worries me. Now this was interesting and not without controversy.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2014
    [Information] A compass for the Big Shift
    Learning faster is not about taking more courses or consuming more information. 'Participation in knowledge flows can generate new insights and practices and improve performance in ways that also yield learning and new capabilities. This thinking extends from the individual up into the organization and beyond, into the ecosystem.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014
    [Information] [aif] Re-imagining public libraries
    Omitting key information. On the other side, as the world of information changes, we’ve been experimenting with learning through experience. It’s moderated by Sommer Mathis (editor of CityLab.com. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2014
    [Information] [AIF] Beau Willimon on “House of Cards”
    Omitting key information. 'At the Aspen Ideas Festival, Michael Eisner is interviewing the creator of House of Cards, Beau Willimon. I’m not going to attempt to do comprehensive live-blogging. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2014
    [Information] Julie Taymor’s Midsummer film
    For example, Titania’s lasciviousness with the donkey-headed Bottom helps reveal her character and informs her loving relationship with Oberon. 'I’m at the Aspen Ideas Festival. I suppose that makes this the first review of it!) But, because Taymor filmed it using the repertoire of movies — close-ups, controlled focus, etc.
  • MIND HACKS  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2014
    [Information] A spook’s guide to the psychology of deception
    In other words, individuals have better control over the flow of information because online interaction is designed for information control and therefore partial staggered attention. This post will look at how they’re piecing together the science that forms the basis for these online operations. and so on. Link to copy of slides.
  • DAWN OF LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014
    [Information] Five Steps to Making Your Content Mobile Ready
    But that is not to say that Information Builders isn''t getting their learning content mobile ready—they are, in a big way. According to Pew Research , 86% of smartphone owners use their phones to acquire “Just-in-Time” information. Collecting basic information about learners. hours per day on mobile device 1.
  • TED  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014
    [Information] Happy 8th anniversary, TED.com! A throwback look at the early days
    It was all very informal for something that felt like it was turning into something. 'Behold, what TED.com looked like on day one. Step with me for a minute into an internet time machine. The date: June 27, 2006. The event: the first six TED Talks being posted online. The idea was to post a new talk every week. I was like, “Yeah, yeah.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014
    [Information] The skills gap is a learning gap
    Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. 'Continuous learning, lifelong learning, learning organizations, and constant learning – terms we hear every day about the changing nature of the workplace. It can be painful.
  • ROSS DAWSON  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014
    [Information] The death of news-on-paper is the rebirth of news organizations
    However the impending demise of news-on-paper is an opportunity for news organizations to be reborn, and to create a future of news which informs us better, is more participatory, and involves far fewer dead trees. Many commentators on my framework seem to equate newspapers with newspaper companies. That is completely incorrect. Mobile first.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014
    [Information] The Complex Nature of Cloud-based Innovation
    And, the transition to an information-based, service-intensive digital economy truly started when the Internet and World Wide Web took off in the mid 1990s, - a short time ago in historical terms. 'By now, most will agree that  cloud computing is a major transformational force in the world of IT. agree with these points. Let me explain.
  • TED  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2014
    [Information] 7 fascinating things I learned at the TEDSalon Berlin
    Photographer  Adam Magyar  creates images by capturing single vertical lines of information, one after the other—each line representing a fraction of a second. 'Thomas Piketty talks to the TEDSalon Berlin audience about economic inequality. Photo: James Duncan Davidson. They often appear relaxed and lost in thought as they go by on screen.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2014
    [Information] How Your Organization’s CEO Can Use Social Media for Thought Leadership
    Responder: Responds to questions from target audience – this can done be informally as part of how they use Twitter or in “Twitter Chats.”   Helen Clarke, UNDP, is an example of responder. 'If your nonprofit’s executive director or CEO a thought leader? They are the respected voices who others turn to understand sector social change issues.
  • TED  |  MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
    [Information] A fractal film noir uses a dark narrative to help teach math
    lot of our thinking was informed by what we felt worked with that one, because it also used really bizarre, mind-blowing geometry. think a good story—and good characters—can help get you in and give you an empathetic, intuitive sense of the subject more than if it was just pure information. Why did you want to cover fractals?
  • PSYBLOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
    [Information] Musical Training Increases Executive Brain Function in Children and Adults
    'People with musical training make better choices and their brains process information more efficiently. Advertisement: ? Please participate in a PSYCHOMETRIC TEST on CIVIC BEAUTY at [link]. Related articles: New Study of Improvising Jazz Pianists Shows Similar Brain Circuits Used for Music and Language.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2014
    [Information] Learning to breathe in the network era
    Known problems require access to the right information to solve them. This information can be mapped, and frameworks such as knowledge management can help us map it. 'The networked workplace is the new reality. It’s always on and globally connected. Some won’t make it. It may even be chaotic. But opportunities are found in chaos.
  • TED  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014
    [Information] “It’s like climbing a mountain—you take one step at a time”: TED Prize winner Charmian Gooch talks campaigning to end anonymous companies
    The London-based organization has spent five years making a case to end anonymous companies—structures which shield information about who ultimately owns and benefits from a company, thus creating the perfect breeding ground for corruption. Information like this was hard to come by before the uprising this year. It’s been amazing.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014
    [Information] Thinking simply, in context
    If you want the essence then it falls into three groups of three types of theory informed action: In its essence: In any situation, what can we change? 'One of the common social media comments post a Cognitive Edge course (especially when I run it) is that people'r brains hurt; it's normally a compliment. So why the opening picture?
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014
    [Information] From the network, not your work
    They work to get the information from SMEs, and create courses around it. The traditional role of information from the SME has been to support producing quality outputs, but increasingly there are tools that let the users create their own resources easily. Also don’t assume that they know how to find information on their own.
  • ROSS DAWSON  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014
    [Information] The massive impact on economic growth of open data in government
    While the UK and US governments in particular are showing a lead in open data in government, there is still a long journey ahead in opening access to citizens’ information for these governments, and even more for others. The report looks at the massive positive economic impact of governments adopting open data policies.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014
    [Information] Social leaders create value
    Much of the busy work of industrial/information era management is no longer necessary. Value comes from connection, sharing information, solving problems and innovating for an individual or the whole community. This means everyone has to be connected to the overall mission, and not just focused on their part. – Simon Terry.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2014
    [Information] [2b2k] The Despair of Knowledge
    We now have access to an unfathomable sea of information that can contradict anything we settle on. That sea has been assembled by caring creatures and their minions, but it is so vast and global that it contains information beyond the caring and linking of any one of us. Yet I am unconvinced. thought I was convinced when I read it.
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2014
    [Information] Conscious Computing: 7 Apps and Tips That Help You Focus, Reduce Stress, and Get Work Done
    ”   But what if there was a way to use online tools, mobile apps, and software that helped lengthen our attention spans and replace information overload with a sense of mindfulness? and Sean Waugh, San Francisco Opera. We will, of course, share the tools in the context of best practices. Read more here ). I set a Fi.tt Share it below!
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2014
    [Information] Curation trumps creation
    Finding the information, creating the resources, and making them available has often been a task that either results in training, or complements it. 'In the past, it has been the role of L&D to ascertain the resources necessary to supporting performance in the organization. Creating resources is hard. Assuming those skills is a mistake.
  • ROSS DAWSON  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2014
    [Information] How the next generation of display technologies will transform mobile computing
    As these kinds of extremely rich display technologies as well as input technologies come to market, we will have in our pockets access to almost anything we could desire in a universe of information. Click on the image to see a video of the segment. The possibility of holograms on smartphones is absolutely compelling.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2014
    [Information] The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy
    As such, they help transmit information, ideas, or expertise among exchanging parties.  'In April, 2005, NY Times columnist Tom Friedman published The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Globalized World in the Twenty-first Century.  few years later, Friedman was a keynote speaker at a 2011 conference commemorating IBM’s Centennial. 
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2014
    [Information] General or specific change
    Ultimately, L&D needs to understand effective culture and the mechanisms to culture change, as well as facilitating social learning, performance consulting, information architecture, resource design, and of course formal learning design. And my thought was when does each make sense? social strategy
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2014
    [Information] People and the Wild Internet of Everything
    “Software by itself won’t get the job done,” Chambers said at Interop in October, arguing that IoE demands data center software and hardware that work in concert.” – Information Week. This requires fluency by an educated and informed citizenry. Software is part of the solution. Hardware is part of the solution.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014
    [Information] Personal Learning: A Set of Three Talks
    For ePIC 2014 (11th July, Greenwich) [link] Beyond Assessment: Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World If formal learning can be thought of as supporting the acquisition of a body of knowledge, informal learning can be characterized as supporting the completion of a task or objective.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014
    [Information] ESN as knowledge bridges
    How difficult is it already to find information from 6 months ago and then try to connect the dots to today?  Knowledge – understanding information and experience in order to take action – know what, know who, know how. It takes a networked organization, staffed by people with networked mindsets, to thrive in a networked economy.
  • MIND HACKS  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 15, 2014
    [Information] A peek inside The Skeleton Cupboard
    This is part of what clinical psychologists aim to do – understand how your own reactions are colouring your approach to the patient – but when the patients are literary collages of real people, it is perhaps the process rather than the content of those reflections that are the most informative. books
  • TED  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014
    [Information] Freebird: Juliana Machado Ferreira leads the charge against Brazil’s illegal wildlife trade
    Illegal animals make it to all continents, so first, be informed about which species can be legally bought in our home countries and where those animals come from. 'Juliana Machado Ferreira holds an ultramarine grossbeak while doing fieldwork in Bahia, Brazil. Photo: Erica Pacifico. What does this mean for you and your work? Thank you!
  • DAWN OF LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014
    [Information] The top 10 opportunity costs for single source content strategy
    Learning and Development delivers informal content, in addition to formal content from the same source. 'When you think about your company''s digital learning content strategy, what''s the first thing that comes to mind? Virtual Classrooms? eLearning Courses? What is opportunity cost? We compare items, adjusting for cost, value and relevance.
  • TED  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014
    [Information] Your summer reading list: Rashida Jones, Elizabeth Gilbert, Bill and Melinda Gates and many more share their book recommendations
    with a new, radically informed understanding of our present political, economic and cultural crises, and exactly what must be?done 'Summer: the season for cracking open a good book under the shade of a tree. Below, we’ve compiled about 70 stellar book recommendations from members of the TED community. And we think that is a good thing. Watts.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014
    [Information] New Learning
    Somethings it looks like mastery of the tools, as when we know exactly what and where to look up the information we need. And students are learning informally. But there''s an element of multitasking - we are processing information from multiple channels and communicating our reactions in various ways. Why do I bring this up?
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014
    [Information] Is a College Education Still Worth It?
    Routine, cognitive tasks are those human information-based activities that can be well described by a set of rules.  'NY Times  editor  David Leonhardt recently wrote a column with the provocative title: Is College Worth It?  Then we have the student debt crisis.  Over the long run, college is cheaper than free,” remarks Leonhardt. 
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014
    [Information] Create contrast, enable insight
    Mapping how decisions are made within the organisation, and how information flows between those decisions together with resources used. For each decision ask the decision maker what information is used to make the decision and how its communicated, then find out what resources are used to facilitate those decisions.
  • JAY CROSS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2014
    [Information] Big Data at Google
    They memorize and parrot back explicit information. It’s the ability to pull together disparate bits of information.”. Informal Learning ITAshare 'To see Big Data at work, look to Google, where number-crunching on a massive scale has changed hiring and management practices. Measurements and analytics rule at Google. No longer.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2014
    [Information] The Moncton Shooting and Social Media
    It should be noted that completely missing from the action was the Moncton Times & Transcript newspaper; even the Halifax Chronicle-Herald lifted its paywall to support the distribution of information, but the T&T remained behind a subscription barrier throughout, and for the most part, was also missing from social media. And it will.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2014
    [Information] Challenges of Social Business in the Workplace
    feels very much threatened by this new way of interacting and participating called social networks where information is on longer power, and where we are transitioning from knowledge stocks into knowledge flows (cf. That’s right! Who knew, right? Why aren’t more Enterprise 2.0 / Social Business vendors doing the same thing? . Daily.
  • THE SMART WORK COMPANY  |  MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2014
    [Information] What about the panel beaters?
    And this also means that the workplace becomes like a university campus, with a range of formal spaces for exploratory conversation (working together ‘at the bench’ to co-generate complex knowledge) and informal spaces for playful, exploratory conversations. 'What about the panel beaters? It’s quite long. Contingent experience. Meaning.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014
    [Information] By Cader Idris, tempest-torn
    He informed us that he had a mountain leadership certificate and was better qualified than anyone present to make the decision. 'A meeting in Bangor always raises the prospect of a possible day in the Mountains of Snowdonia and today was no exception. I'd had my eyes on the Minffordd trail route up Cadair Idris for some time.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014
    [Information] 19 hours in the Negev
    also gave an informal talk to the Library staff, talked at a Wikimedia conference, and went to a meetup of Hasadna (a collective of open data activists), so it’s been a busy and ultra-stimulating week.). 'My wife and I just spent nineteen hours in Yeruham [ flickr photos ] in the Negev desert. Avnun. It’s quite beautiful.
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014
    [Information] New MOOC: Data, Analytics, & Learning
    I’ll provide more information soon about the design of the course – we are focusing on dual structured and self-organized approaches to the course This fall, together with colleagues, I’ll be offering an open course on edX: Data, Analytics, and Learning. That’s starting to change.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014
    [Information] Good leaders connect
    If you think about leadership from a tribal, institutional, or even market perspective, then it is about controlling information and appropriately using the power you have been given, in order to achieve the organization’s aims. 'Why do organizations need leaders? – Gwynne Dyer. Learning is connecting. Leaders are network weavers.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014
    [Information] Judge not, but enable judgement
    Now the goal here is to map the decisions people make and the information flows bottom up. 'After yesterday's productive session at Bangor University I got the train back to London and took daughter to dinner and also to the opera (the closing performance of the wonderful new composition - The Thebians). Reflections
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014
    [Information] Malicious metrics
    So, it’d be real easy to insert demographic questions and use that information (presumably en masse) to start profiling markets. If you know other information about these people, you can start aggregating data and mining for information. And I’m a wee bit concerned. People like to know things about themselves.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014
    [Information] Promoting learning
    Now we see students having better access to information as well as access to more people than many of their teachers. The student just checks with the online friend and gets the information in context. Which information is correct – the textbook or the online peer? – Joseph E. Stiglitz. Let’s start with schools.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014
    [Information] Technology, Media and Culture - the Best of Times or the Worst of Times?
    Our technologies keep advancing, but our ability to consume the information and applications they are now bringing us is subject to our very human limitations. 'USC’s Annenberg Innovation Lab (AIL) was founded in 2010 to study the transformational impact of technology on culture and on the media industries.  I am not alone. 
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
    [Information] Brambles II
    They focus on modelling as a potential solution, using examples where that has informed human actors, They tend to confuse a method to create information with a solution. 'In my first post on our new project(s) in Bangor yesterday I promised to make some comments today on complexity in Government. Pandering to it is deadly.
  • DONALD CLARK PLAN B  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
    [Information] From Rift Valley to Oculus Rift (7 lessons learnt at eLearning Africa)
    Focus on the free They say that information wants to be free, well education now wants to be free. 'A mind blowing week in central Africa at the eLearning Africa Conference in Uganda, where I was flipped so many times, both mentally and physically. Conversely, I saw unexpected solutions in the right context. So what does Africa need now?
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
    [Information] From Content to Experience
    For instance, if the content is a bunch of knowledge that somehow you’re to magically put in someone’s head, such as product information or arbitrary rules, you’re far better off putting that information in the world than trying to put it in the head. It’s really hard to get arbitrary information in the head.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
    [Information] Between the Dashboard and the Chair: The Human Side of Data for Good
    Markets for Good is an initiative with a purpose to support the further development of the information infrastructure that enables sharing and use of information for the social sector. 'Yesterday and today, I am attending the Markets For Good workshop at the Gates Foundation. You can about the vision here. Don’t Fear the Spreadsheet!
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
    [Information] Mastering the Internet of Everything
    Personal knowledge mastery ( PKM ) is a framework for making sense of data, information, and knowledge flows. In seeking knowledge sources, we have to balance aggregation, or getting as much information as possible, with filtering, or ensuring that we have more signal than noise. Many people are just figuring out Web 1.0,
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014
    [Information] UX Week Keynote Speaker Ken Jennings on Maps and Design
    They just love the order of the map, the elegance of the map as a solution to a visual problem: “How do I convey information about the world?”. feel like we’re almost seeing some sort of renaissance of maps as a way to understand information. Every piece of information has got to be geotagged as well. Why was I such a weird kid?
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014
    [Information] Why the Core77 Conference is About User Experience
    If thought-provocation and informed inspiration are your thing, this event is for you. 'On June 19th, a relatively small group of people will gather at 501 Union street in Brooklyn, NY to present and discuss ideas that are defining our modern object culture. Bringing Meaning to Objects Through Storytelling.
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