MARCH 10, 2015
I needed a short name for this project. I am open to collaboration on this project. I’d like to make that easier. Who knows.)
The perils of projection
APRIL 8, 2013
But this allows us all to stay comfortable, to project our worries onto those around us, to stay stuck. We need to understand our projections and take responsibility for them. It is interesting thinking back to the Thatcher era and how polarised we became. You can see it happening now online with the news of her death.
Feed Your Creativity: The Palate Cleanser Project
SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
You're about halfway through your project. The project plan is going swimmingly and you've entered the design phase. Yes, more.
Sebastian Thrun confuses me: Thoughts on Udacity’s openness project
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
I encourage Thrun to connect with existing openness projects, consider open licensing, and evaluate the potential impact of contributing to, rather than competing with them. Sebastian Thrun confuses me. He is without a doubt a very bright person, with a resume that includes Google, self-driving cars, and Glasses. The Onion states it well.
JULY 7, 2012
American Scholar has an excellent article on the use of psychology in the novels of Vladimir Nabokov – most famous as the author of Lolita.
Global Pulse HunchWorks Project: Week 3 Challenge
JUNE 21, 2011
Imagine you're a researcher working with farmers in Uganda. Your years of experience tell you that something is not right this year. The challenge.
Negotiating between chaos and project deadlines
AUGUST 8, 2012
I watched Dave Snowden talk about tacit knowledge , and many other things, at the State of the Net Conference. Human knowledge requires mediation.
Case study: Using project management for effective crowdsourcing
FEBRUARY 13, 2012
One of the most important implications of organizations shifting to crowdsourcing and crowd work is the need for effective project management structures. We cover Project Management in Chapter 14 of Getting Results From Crowds. Effective project management of crowd workers is enabling his new startup to get out of the gates faster.
LibraryLab funded project librapalooza
AUGUST 4, 2011
The Harvard Library Lab , which issues grants for library innovation at the University, is holding a forum in which all the projects get 5 mins to introduce themselves. The names prefacing these blurbs are of the presenters, who are not always the project leads or developers.). MIT is collaborating on this project). pdf ].
What will the billion dollar brain projects do?
FEBRUARY 24, 2013
The Human Brain Project sells itself as aiming to “simulate a complete human brain in a supercomputer” but this is clearly bollocks.
A Conversation with Jason Kunesh: And You Think Your Projects Are Politically Charged!
JULY 10, 2013
So, I wanted to hear about the Dashboard project that you and your team worked on, if you’d like to share a little about that. JK: Yeah.
Meet Gen Z Philanthropist Sejal Makheja, Founder Elevator Project
APRIL 16, 2015
She said she went to the Gen Z Conference because she wanted to cultivate the skills she’ll need to take the Elevator Project to a national scale.
Subverting management and education, one project at a time
AUGUST 21, 2012
We work together on projects, public speaking, workshops, and writing. I have been described as “ a keen subversive of the last century’s management and education models ”, a description I like. It’s a difficult business model though. That’s why I joined with my colleagues at the Internet Time Alliance in 2009. InternetTime
A Conversation with Jason Kunesh: And You Think Your Projects Are Politically Charged!
JULY 9, 2013
So, I wanted to hear about the Dashboard project that you and your team worked on, if you’d like to share a little about that. You know how it is with software projects. Tracey Varnell : So Jason Kunesh! You designed the systems that enabled the Get Out the Vote effort that essentially put the Obama Campaign over the top. JK: Yeah.
1 new edition, 1 cool project, 52 free books | Daniel Pink
APRIL 12, 2011
Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles. Office Hours. Drive. A Whole New Mind. Johnny Bunko. Drive.
#12DaysOfGiving Charity Project
DECEMBER 13, 2011
12 Days of Giving… One Amazing Project. “One person can make a difference, and every person should try.” ” ~ John F.
APRIL 27, 2015
The habit of projecting onto others things we don't like in ourselves. How to respond without projection? So easy to do, so hard to avoid. There is much to find fault with in the world. Much that is clearly not working. Much that causes tension and distress. Seeing our way without clouding things with our own baggage? Must try harder
Looking for talented editors/ writers / project managers / social media on cool tech, media, and future topics
OCTOBER 4, 2011
We have just posted an ad on Elance , looking for editors/ writers/ project managers for some of our existing and forthcoming online publications. Talented editors/ writers / project managers / social media for cool tech and future topics. Following our project and content guidelines. We hope to find some awesome people!
Project for Awesome Pays It Forward
DECEMBER 22, 2011
Project Awesome is pretty, well, awesome. To bring it full circle, check out Shawn’s video for Project Awesome. Fundraising
Australian regulators endanger crowdfunding by pushing assessments of project viabiliy
AUGUST 14, 2012
Website operators can help manage this risk by doing background and credentials checks on project creators to help minimise the opportunity for fraud. a risk that funded projects are not completed and the project sponsors do not receive the rewards promised. Firstly, the cost of doing so would be prohibitive.
Open Syllabus Project goes live—Yay for open platforms!
JANUARY 22, 2016
The Open Syllabus Project has just gone live with a terrific beta Web site and a front page article about it by two of the main people on the project. (I’m The project is computing what it calls a “Teaching Score” for each work, a number from 1-100. I’m proud to be an advisor to the group.). Lucky you.
Year two documentary on the Blue Brain project
AUGUST 28, 2011
This is exactly what the Blue Brain Project aims to tackle. Link to Noah Hutton’s ‘Blue Brain, Year Two’ film.
A Free Agent for Hunger: Pittsburgh Tote Bag Project
OCTOBER 12, 2011
The Pittsburgh Tote Bag Project collects gently used tote bags for distribution to the region’s food pantries. Free Agent
Candidate neurotech for the billion dollar brain projects
JULY 18, 2013
The Nature article looks at the most promising options and how they might scale to whole brain, or at least, ‘big chunk of brain’ level.
Conversations in the Kitchen: The Do’s and Don’ts of Debriefs
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
On this specific occasion, our project team was in the kitchen conversing about the result of a client workshop. It’s safe to assume that everyone is tired from the project so don’t make the group work too hard. In our San Francisco studio we’re fortunate to have a large, open kitchen. Maybe it’s the food. Or, maybe it’s the cold beer.
Libary Lab funds library innovation projects
FEBRUARY 11, 2011
Harvard’s new Library Lab has announced the first projects it will be funding. It’s an exciting set of projects. Library Innovation Podcasts : A series of biweekly podcast interviews with library innovators about their projects and ideas. The initial series would consist of 15 podcasts of about 20 minutes each.
Project AWARE Dives Deep Into Ocean Data, Turning Scuba Divers into Citizen Scientists
MAY 19, 2014
Project AWARE Goes Deep on Engagement, Turning Scuba Divers into Citizen Scientists – guest post by Darren Barefoot. million divers.
New Transit Expansion Projects Abound
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
"Virtually every metropolitan region in the United States and Canada is investing millions of dollars in new transit expansion projects.".
The Awesomeness Factor: Cameron Gray on Agile and UX
FEBRUARY 18, 2011
The experts seem to disagree: Some say it’s best for established, or operational projects: Agile web development – how do you get there (3rd comment), others say it’s made for new products: Deciding what kind of projects are most suited for Agile (“a high degree of novelty ). What do you want to change next?
Treat Your Social Media Measurement Like A 6th Grader’s Science Fair Project!
MARCH 21, 2013
Note from Beth: Both my kids have worked on projects for their school’s science fair. Flickr Photo by the Consortium. Results.
How Google may turn its Kansas City broadband project into a business
JULY 13, 2012
As you likely know, Google is in the midst of providing ‘ultra high speed fiber’ access to the residents of Kansas City (MO and KS). (‘ Ultra high speed ‘ means at least 1gb, which is 50x faster than your 10mg connection.) Now Bill St. Arnaud speculates about how Google is going to turn this into a business.
Social Media Benchmarking: Gauging Success for Project and Organizations in Global Health and Development
MARCH 4, 2013
Social Media Benchmarking: Gauging Success for Project and Organizations in Global Health and Development. Flickr Photo by Kevlar. Measurement
Global Pulse HunchWorks Project: Week 0 (or, Why You Should Care)
MAY 26, 2011
Our second goal is to help promote the project amongst the UX/design communities to foster participation. We recently started a month-long collaboration with Global Pulse on their ambitious, important, and really cool initiative called HunchWorks. Over the next few weeks, we'll be asking for participation from the UX community.
In the 21st Century, project management for parents
JANUARY 31, 2015
I’ve just read an excellent book on the surprising anomaly of modern parenting called All Joy and No Fun. books
Garden project - an invitation
JUNE 3, 2009
The project allows you to tell stories about your garden and also to comment on some generic garden types. Collector and Auditor modules.
Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Would more Influence fix.
AUGUST 13, 2010
Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Friday, 13 August 2010 Would more Influence fix your self-esteem? Really impressive. Coffin.
Adobe’s Project Rome
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
OCTOBER 24, 2010
Managing Design Projects Has International Draw
JANUARY 5, 2009
Last month we announced Managing Design Projects , a ‘grassroots’ Adaptive Path conference, coming up on February 5th 2009. He is not only author of Myths of Innovation , and Making Things Happen , but a kick-ass speaker with great stories from his experience managing projects at Microsoft.
My Next Book Project Has A Spanking New Book Cover
APRIL 22, 2015
It’s that time, again. Releasing November 10, 2015 … DUAL PURPOSE: Redefining the Meaning of Work. I hope you like it. (I
Grants for education projects
DECEMBER 18, 2009
HASTAC and MacArthur have announced the third year of the Digital Media and Learning Competition, awarding grants for innovative educational projects. This year, the White House is one of the sponsors. Also, this year the proposals will be open for public comment.