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Patterns & significance

Dave Snowden

Another with a colleague frustrated by people talking about the validity of statistical patterns for low volume datasets and not realising that simple visualisation can enable an intelligent person who make sufficient sense to act. An obsession that attempts a substitution for sense-making, rather than as a tool to support it. Polemic

Pattern Learning and the Brain

Eide Neurolearning

Expertise at pattern recognition is a very different brain-based process than expertise at rule-based learning or a motor skill.

hyper-connected pattern seeking

Harold Jarche

Workers have to be able to recognize patterns in complexity and chaos and be empowered to do something with their observations and insights.

Making pretty patterns

Euen Semple

For the last few years any time anyone has asked me to predict what will be interesting in the future of the social web I have said "seeing patterns, and what we do with the patterns that we see". If our tools create patterns that are visible to us all of us then we all learn and are able to make better decisions.

Idiots, Networks and Patterns

Harold Jarche

The Physics of Finance: The more chaotic our environment & less control we have, the more we see non-existent simple patterns , or as Valdis Krebs pointed out, seeing fictitious patterns in random data is called “ apophenia &#. Tweet Here are some interesting things that were shared via Twitter this past week. Friday's Find

Pattern Recognition, Neoterics and moving on.

Mark Oehlert

Now I'm thinking about my fav passage from William Gibson, @GreatDismal, and his book Pattern Recognition : “We have no idea, now, of who or what the inhabitants of our future might be. Pattern recognition” . Between Neoterics and Pattern Recognition.we go forward.we I'm split on how I feel here. Or not as much. Or cool again.

Patterns emerge over time

Harold Jarche

Tweet Andrew Cerniglia has an excellent article that weaves complexity , cynefin and the classroom together.

[lodlam] Richard Urban on LOD patterns

David Weinberger

Share Best Practices - Patterns

Tony Karrer

Making sense generates cues and allows one to recognize patterns, both in the nature of the problem and response. This really rings true to me.

Pretty Patterns

Euen Semple

Patterns in the facial expressions become obvious in a way they would never have otherwise. It's about patterns.

Informal learning patterns

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

patterns. His recent post, Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 , details two sorts of patterns for optimal enterprise 2.0

“Shape Patterns, Not Programs”

Harold Jarche

Excellent lessons and a wealth of references are included in this paper, Changing Homeland Security: Shape Patterns, Not Programs which is applicable to a wide and sundry audience. We set up places to eat, a site for crafts, a tent for shelter and rest, a station for music, and a space for art. Singers wandered and told stories.

Pattern Recognition as Skill

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Responding to John Martin : "However I am not sure that it (pattern recognition) is an innate feature as opposed to a learned skill." It is both. Because these connections are sensitive to input, they will reflect patterns in that input. This is not a conscious act; it is not the same as saying we are looking for patterns.

Interesting Learning 2.0 Pattern

Tony Karrer

There's something really nice about this pattern Found via Brent - 23 Microlearning exercises (23 Things). It has 23 Tasks over a 9 week period that helped them get you up to speed on what Web 2.0 is all about. It's a great list and the nice thing is that they offerred a free iPod as a reward for getting it all done. What a great idea.

Looking for patterns in clouds

Jay Cross

Wordle creates beautiful word clouds from text, tags, or RSS feeds. Here's the result. Here's a larger pdf of the same image. Give up?


Blog Post Updates - Effective Pattern?

Tony Karrer

Is there another Effective Pattern ? As part of the Tools Set 2009 series, my first post was Browser Keyboard Shortcut Basics. I was a little surprised that this didn't come up as one of the more popular items recently when I did my Top 20 Posts for Q1 2009. feel like each of my options have drawbacks: 1. They have to click.

Wikipatterns - A Pattern to Emulate

Tony Karrer

Found this via a post on EdTechPost: Wikipatterns It provides patterns for various roles and adoption patterns. What's great beyond just finding out about Wikis is the beauty of how the information is presented - as patterns. FAQs are a great tool, patterns applied like this is also a good tool


Collective intelligence patterns

Clark Quinn

In his presentation on The Landscape of Collective Intelligence, he comes up with four characteristics of design patterns (or genes, as he calls them): What (strategy), Who (staffing), How (structure & process), & Why (incentives/alignment).  This is a really nice systematic breakdown into patterns tied to real examples.

International eLearning Usage Pattern Differences

Tony Karrer

While usage patterns vary quite significantly based on the individual and the content, I've seen similar general patterns. Saw CBT/WBT - who likes it ? where the author states: In Europe and USA many of our on-line students seem to take courses outside work hours. But they do it in short bursts of activity. The same is true in Africa.

Informal Learning Blog » Recognizing patterns

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

A social interaction pattern language 2 of 2

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

group is working to develop a pattern language for group process. Our pattern is called Helicopter. Patterns are meta. HEART.

A social interaction pattern language 1 of 2

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Pattern Language ? That said, I’ve read Alexander’s A Timeless Way of Being and A Pattern Language twice.

learn like an artist

Harold Jarche

They learn from these mistakes and look for patterns. How do gamers learn? They try things out and usually fail: lots of times.

Jay Cross on reinventing management: “A mind-blowing series of posts”

Steve Denning

The storyteller has evolved into a premier recognizer of patterns. Radical Management management patterns reinvention. But stories?

Technology changes Everything

Jane Hart

Social learning

67% find company training/e-learning of little or no value – according to the Learning in the Workplace 2013 survey results.

Jane Hart

The Learning in the Workplace Survey has now been taken by over 600 people, and although it is still open if you want to cast your vote, I am going to release some interim findings here today as the pattern of results has been pretty stable for some time now.â?¦ ¦ [.]. Strategy

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Thoughts on Patterns and Writing on Medium

Mark Oehlert

So I wrote a post about patterns , something I actually think is very important. Now I have to decide if I''ll use it more.that would be a pattern. I''m not breaking up with Typepad but I did want to try out Medium. hope you enjoy the post but I also wanted to mention my thoughts about using Medium as a publishing platform. . Cool. .

David McCandless #CALDC3 Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn


Internet Time Blog » Looking for patterns in clouds

Jay Cross

Proactive sense making

Euen Semple

A great meeting yesterday with anthropologist John Curran reminded me of the power of patterns. For years when people asked me what "the next big thing" would be I have said patterns. We''ve got all this stuff, what are the patterns in it? That we lack the curiosity to wonder what the patterns mean. What does it mean?

Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home Home RSS Search Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 fashion I should open up this work early in the process by posting an initial set of patterns, seeing if they resonate with people, and asking for further contributions. I’m dividing my 2.0 vs. 1.0 patterns.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Patterns of Business Innovation in China and India

John Hagel

Open distribution - the first pattern of innovation In this respect, Business Week does a better job on the India front. Dont Count On It.

Internet Time Blog » People who get it… in El Lay

Jay Cross

Supping with the devil

Euen Semple

As I said in my earlier post on patterns there is nothing wrong in us collectively being better informed as a result of the patterns we leave on the web but so much of Big Data is about people who don't contribute to those patterns making money from them. Social Media", "The Cloud", "Big Data". Big Data is the worst.

deliberate practice

Harold Jarche

In this way, new patterns can be sensed, especially through exposure to external social networks. Informal Learning Learning SocialLearning

Manufacturing: Where the Jobless Recovery Is Most Evident

Andy McAfee

Unfortunately for job seekers, I expect that pattern to resume in the very near future. Anyone see a good reason to believe otherwise

Scaling the Heights of Language, its Learning, and its Teaching

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Complexity theory - scientists seek patterns and relations within systems. The interactions of people communicating creates patterns.

"Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article)

Mark Oehlert

After correcting for differences in travel distances and the inherent anisotropy of each trajectory, the individual travel patterns collapse into a single spatial probability distribution, indicating that, despite the diversity of their travel history, humans follow simple reproducible patterns. González, César A. "

What is connected leadership?

Harold Jarche

Connected leadership is an emergent property of a network in balance and not some special property available to only the select few. Leadership

Intervening in a complex domain

Dave Snowden

As he talked I started to see a pattern here which matched some other things we teach on the accreditation courses. How tight is the coupling?