Six topics for the price of one
FEBRUARY 3, 2013
HTML5 creates pages that are better, faster, cheaper, simpler to develop, and secure. This blog is turning conversational. It’s me to you.
A (so far) suckless printer at a good price
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
This is a one-time thing. (So the unit can know, for example, the wi-fi access point security code. Great price, but I feel a bit cheated.
Enterprise microblogging should be pay-per-use
JANUARY 7, 2011
It means that 1% of people creates content, 9% curates it, and the remaining 90% is consuming it. Thats not a very homogeneous group, is it? Coffin.
Blockchain - Once Again, the Technological Genie Has Been Unleashed from its Bottle
AUGUST 22, 2016
But, it’s come at a price: it’s good-enough but not optimal for any one application. Hopefully, that’s what the blockchain will now help us do.
Network Era Fluency
JULY 8, 2013
While my personal data may not be that important in the great scheme of things, networked data drive advertising, brands, and security systems.
The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things
OCTOBER 15, 2014
Cisco calls it fog computing , an allusion to what happens to clouds as they get closer to the ground. . The cost of connectivity. Not future-proof.
Municipal nets, municipal electric power, and learning from history
JULY 26, 2014
The debate over whether municipalities should be allowed to provide Internet access has been heating up. Twenty states ban it. Learn from history?
From jobs to meaningful work
AUGUST 29, 2011
The workplace will be less comfortable with less job security, but much more work will be meaningful. Spoiler Alert].
7- Step Non-Profit Plan to Attract and Keep Corporate Partners
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
Be sure to enter the discount code: SIMON to receive 50% of the ticket price. Or, two non-profits can share the cost. Conferences Guest Post
The Collaborative, Sharing Economy
AUGUST 14, 2013
There is a lot I find appealing about it, in particular, its potential impact on the really critical issue of jobs in the digital economy. Web 2.0
Social learning: the freedom to act and cooperate with others
AUGUST 28, 2011
Tweet “ Hyperlinks subvert hierarchy “ - Article #7 of The Cluetrain Manifesto, 1999. This is revolutionary. It is a sea change.
The Future of Financial Services
JUNE 23, 2015
Privacy and security become key competitive advantages. Why include money in such an exhibit? Who owns the integrative algorithms?
Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JULY 30, 2014
Abel & Deitz, 2014) Financial aid programs drive college prices higher, as though they were incapable of doing anything else. From price.
Measure what’s important
JUNE 10, 2013
share price x number of shares) is $295 billion. Business people love the security of numbers: they feel objective. Tom Stewart.
Shaping the Future of the Internet
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
The Internet was born in 1983,” write Benkler and Clark in the Introduction. What design choices have led to the Internet as we know it?
Taking Charge of your own Development
OCTOBER 21, 2012
But for less than the price of buying him a glass of red wine [his preference I would guess] you can purchase this e-book for only $2.99.
JANUARY 21, 2011
Next week, Harold Jarche and I are headed to a series of meetings with a client whose organization has severe hang-ups about web security.
After Facebook fails
MAY 23, 2012
Ask any celebrity about the price of fame and they’ll tell you: it’s anonymity. When I first wrote that, I said 2012. Time will tell. My God!
How B Corps Just Might Eliminate the Foolishness of Maximizing Shareholder Return
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
For comparison sake, according to the United States Social Security Administration, the median wage in the U.S. What is a B Corp? percent.
What Client Must Look for While Choosing a Virtual Repository
OCTOBER 19, 2016
https://security-online.net/data-protection/ Considering the fact that virtual platforms are becoming more and more demanded, plenty of vendors provide their data rooms on the VDR market. Their main function is to provide safety to digital copies of documents. Reputation and experience of the VDR. Required expenditures.
[liveblog] Noam Chomsky and Bart Gellman at Engaging Data
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
The chapter was on Intellectual Property rights, which means higher prices for less access to pharmaceuticals, and rams through what SOPA tried to do, restricting use of the Net and access to data. That’s why you should be extremely cautious when you hear an appeal to security. Security is in fact not a high priority for govts.
A Kind of Digital “Perfect Storm”
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
Chief technology officers loved its emphasis on security. Lately, the latter kind of stories seem to predominate. IBM barely survived. .
The Untethered, Hyperconnected Enterprise
JUNE 8, 2012
Stitching together the overall infrastructure to support a variety of cloud services and mobile devices requires discipline, otherwise things will not work or there might be serious security and quality breakdowns. . After listening to a number of talks and panels throughout the day, I came away with a few key impressions.
In Defense of Data Centrism
DECEMBER 23, 2010
The reputation of the school district will drive housing prices, and shape neighborhoods. What works, and why? And how can we scale it?
There isn’t enough money to keep educating adults the way we’re doing it
JANUARY 29, 2014
Interest in using the internet to slash the price of higher education is being driven in part by hope for new methods of teaching, but also by frustration with the existing system. One obvious way to improve life for the new student majority is to raise the quality of the education without raising the price. Then the 1970s happened.
Free-agents and enlightened despots
JULY 26, 2011
This is becoming evident as the barriers to production are coming down – such as lower-priced digital editing suites. Shifting to a new work model will require systemic changes in education, employment laws, social security and many other areas, but I have little doubt that the older model of indentured servitude has outlived its usefulness.
From Mass Production to Mass Individualism
JULY 16, 2014
A few weeks ago, NY Times columnist David Brooks posted an OpEd on The Evolution of Trust. First is middle-class stagnation. Trust was face to face.
Complex Sociotechnical Systems: the Case for a New Field of Study
MAY 16, 2012
But, in both evolution and human designs, robustness and flexibility come at a price. Digital technologies are enabling us to develop systems with huge numbers of interconnected components and sophisticated software that infuses them with seemingly unlimited capabilities. Let me discuss a few. . Sussman calls this evaluative complexity.
UX Metrics for Noobs and Skeptics: An Interview With Richard Dalton
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
But the magicians on the Adaptive Path Events team have secured additional space, which means there are now additional spots available. If you’re thinking of attending MX , you can use the code “BLOG for 10% off the price of registration. And that’s important. Good numbers. What do you do with them?
The Continuing Evolution of Cloud Computing
DECEMBER 1, 2015
Early adopters viewed cloud as computing-on-demand. Let me discuss each of these phases. . Cloud as Utility Computing .
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Engaging Web design from Dutch dept. store HEMA (props to my dad for the link)
JANUARY 30, 2008
Re-installing Zone Alarm AV on my other machine.AGAIN! » January 30, 2008 Engaging Web design from Dutch dept. thanks for the post. del.icio.us
Cloud Computing and the Changing Role of the CIO
JUNE 5, 2013
Who is ultimately responsible for the security of the data in question? CIOs are indeed embracing cloud, but they are being cautious.
The case for the death of cash by the hand of digital currencies
NOVEMBER 14, 2013
During the 2008-2009 global financial crisis cash issuance went up substantially, driven by fears that banks were not secure places to hold assets.
The Slow, Steady March Towards Digital Money
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
The Readiness Index aimed to answer two important questions: . Based on their scores, countries were clustered into 4 major readiness groups: .
Why I'm Voting NDP
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
OCTOBER 4, 2015
It allows the government to monitor all aspects of a person's life and share this information with a wide range of security agencies, including those in the United States, revealing personal income tax details, credit histories, travel and vacation plans, and more. Once in power, however, he very quickly instituted wage and price controls.
Earth to Mozilla: Come back home
APRIL 12, 2014
Since PrivateFox would have serious value for individuals, it would have a price tag. We need to find our soul and our spirit.” Stop it.
Social Business in the Age of the Customer
OCTOBER 18, 2012
But, many companies also became overly focused on raising the price of their stock through short term profits and financial engineering practices, a likely result of putting shareholders over customers. . Social Media is one of the hallmarks of our digital age, enabling individuals and communities to create and share user-generated content.
The 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MARCH 4, 2016
Canada competes with the USA, UK, Australia, and other countries for these students who make their decision on the basis of quality, price and relevance. What it means - beyond lower prices, which is a given - is that traditional standards and expectations of a university education will be waived. The second was human nature. Maybe.
En Route to the Cashless Society
AUGUST 8, 2012
Square Register is an iPad app that enables merchants to accept payments, generate digital receipts and manage their menu items and prices. Over the last few months there have been a spate of articles on the evolution to a cashless society as the use of mobile devices continues to grow around the world. are some of the titles.
Better Education Through Technology
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JANUARY 10, 2011
There is no person needed to take our money, and nobody needed to watch over the car while we're gone (if security is required it is centralized using surveillance cameras). They do nothing to enhance security. We are talking about hundreds of dollars of reading materials, not three dollars, even at Indian prices. That's it.