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The Pull of Narrative – In Search of Persistent Context

John Hagel

  The narratives of explorers emphasize the opportunity to learn and grow by constantly framing new questions and embarking on quests to gain new insight through action. We live in a world of ever more change and choice , a world where we have far more opportunity than ever to achieve our potential. Content versus context.

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Musing on Google’s Power Searching Course and marketing

Jay Cross

Today I completed Google’s Power Searching Course. Do I know any more about search than I did ten days ago? For me, yes. Just Jay

How to find great talent: 4 questions for Bloomberg View's George.

Dan Pink

For the last couple of years, he’s tried to answer that question by hanging out with the best talent spotters in the world – the U.S. Dan Pink.

The evolution of search will refine the spectrum of quality in media

Ross Dawson

Search is not getting better, or it certainly seems that way. What seems to be a hard question is actually easy. Expect rapid change.

Search Inside Yourself with Chade-Meng Tan

Dan Pink

” As part of that mission, he developed a personal growth curriculum at Google called “Search Inside Yourself.” That is all.

Kids Search

Tony Karrer

I've mentioned before the experience of the Ten Year Old Wikipedia Update and also my questioning of Cursive Writing.

[internet librarian] Search tools

David Weinberger

Gary Price from Infodocket is moderating a panel on what’s new in search. The first speaker is from , which he says “is thought of as the third search engine” in the US market. ” When you search for “kate spade” you get authenticated Kate Spade fashion stuff. NOTE: Live-blogging.

Search Pidgin

David Weinberger

But over and over, I fail to guess the way WolframAlpha wants me to phrase the question. Search engines are easier because they have already trained us how to talk to them. and questions marks or not. We eventually learn that quoting a phrase searches for exactly that phrase. Or does this already exist?

Why acquisition beats retention

Martijn Linssen

change|growth| Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Where is the problem? You devil you! Success!

Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed

Nancy White

Twitter as a search engine. The question always comes up “why would we be interested in something like Twitter. LOTS of volume.

In Defense of Data Centrism

Martijn Linssen

Often the latter choice is considered backward looking, or stripped of context.  Here is what happened with BP, or Enron, or the 111th Congress. Radical New Innovation at Search!

Steven Berlin Johnson

» Radical New Innovation at Search! Forgot to mention that we finally restored search to Please try again.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Integration: your place or.

Martijn Linssen

For the last 15 years, its been the central question in my working life: who will adopt, and who will have to adapt? Your place or mine ? Klout.

What Are Good Things About Having A Lousy Boss? - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Search. Learning to listen to others and to ask smart questions is more important. 5. 14. "Am I a success or a failure?" is not a very useful question. Rakesh Khurana: Searching for a Corporate Savior: The Irrational Quest for Charismatic CEOs. would love to hear your thoughts on this odd question.  Again?

Conversation Questions

Tony Karrer

A couple days ago I posted Reduce Searching Start Talking and I just saw a very interesting post by Nancy Dixon - What Do We Get From Conversation That We Can't Get Any Other Way? Search's Limit The limit of search and need for conversation is a common topic here and as part of Work Literacy. What’s really going to happen?

Doc Searls Weblog · Getting out of Live Search hell

Doc Searls

But afterwards her PC ran slower, and now insists on trying to run Live Search, no matter what, when she runs Internet Explorer. So we gave up.

Top Ten Subliminal Searches

Tony Karrer

As I mentioned before more than half of the traffic to my blog comes from search engines. What's sometimes fun to do is take a look at various search terms that people use to find my blog. This made me wonder what else people were searching for, having me come up in the results list AND deciding to click on me. fun generator 7.

Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

remembered your question and wondered … what if we could have an audio feed on a site? Here is a snippet to get us started. What else?

Questions Before You Ask

Tony Karrer

Let me set this up a bit … I've said many times in presentations and on this blog that I really like to get questions. It's so much fun that I spend time on posts like Social Grid Follow-up just going through and answering the questions that came up during the presentation. Figure Out What the Real Question Is 7. What do you do?

Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers

Clark Quinn

Just yesterday (after having joined this ning as my first ning ever) I found a ning on the topic of Moodle, and I posted my question there. Yesterday I created a screen cast on LinkedIn for Finding Expertise. Today, I saw a post on our Free - Web 2.0 This is definitely a knowledge work task where talking to someone will help.

Great Question From Peter Block’s Presentation at Nexus2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Look at the questions that are part of this “path.&# They are great. I did not want to forget them. want to USE them. or someone else?

#C2Xmas Day 8 – A Google a Day

Jane Hart

Google asks a question. Put your search skills and Google’s tools to use. Day 8 of the Countdown to Xmas continues here . You find the answer. There’s no right way to solve it, but there’s only one right answer.    A GOOGLE A DAY. Social learning

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Alternative and Activist Search Engines

Mark Oehlert

wisdom » June 22, 2007 Alternative and Activist Search Engines So a post here lays out what it would be like to live for a day without using Google for searching. The value is that it lists 100+ alternative search engines that you may not even be aware of. Main | Avanoo.a new twist on surveys and collective (or collected?)

Single Question Interview: David Merrill of Tacolab on Siftables

Adaptive Path

If you’re not familiar with Siftables, watch the TED Talk. What opportunities does Siftables provide in overcoming existing computing paradigms?

Chinese netizen’s questions about and for Google

David Weinberger

It has sparked a lot of debate and soul searching about the extent to which their government is causing them to be isolated from the rest of the world.&#. It would be very helpful and non-evil if Google were to address these questions

April Big Question - Content Vendor Value

Tony Karrer

Since I'm likely not going to be blogging for about a week starting Friday, I thought I'd get an early jump on this month's Big Question from LCB - ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors - What Should They Do? There's really a lot at stake in this question in that it goes far beyond the question. Lowest cost will dominate. to.Net 2.0.

Peer Review vs. Search Engine Places - Quality of Information in a Web 2.0 Sources

Tony Karrer

But what really caught my eye was the statement: For information-seekers using their favorite search engine, quality is simple to define. Yet it is increasingly likely that they will first search Google; the article that shows up on the first page of results will be a winner no matter what its published pedigree. Is that right?

Action on Informal Learning - Leads to Great Questions

Tony Karrer

Obsessive attention to enterprise federated search, cross-linking, social tagging, content reuse strategies, etc. would also suggest that each of these items suggest possible great questions for this month's Big Question - What Questions Should We be Asking? Improve people findability. Make outside connections easy.

Learning is Connecting

Harold Jarche

Google Search: Web search engine. Cisco’s CEO, John Chambers, was right, but not the way most people understood it at the time.

Great Question From Peter Block’s Presentation at Nexus2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Look at the questions that are part of this “path.&# They are great. I did not want to forget them. want to USE them. or someone else?

Five Myths of Social Learning


Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. The Web 2.0

LCB Question for December - Past Year, Present Challenges, Predictions

Tony Karrer

The Learning Circuits Blog Question for December has been posted. The questions this month are: What will you remember most about 2006? Answering this question is a bit more of a challenge for me. Discussion will emerge/increase around the next generation of LMS that focus on quick access to content, search, web 2.0 Alexa (and Amazon) Let It All Hang Out

Steven Berlin Johnson

Users can search and process billions of documents -- even create their own search engines -- using Alexas search and publication tools.

The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots

Jane Hart

Their purpose is also to learn from you as they chat with you so that they can provide you with better answers to your questions. Why chatbots?

The Big Shift in Influence

John Hagel

The greatest value in this kind of environment comes from questions, questions that no one had even thought to ask but that help to focus attention and effort on promising but previously ignored areas. Questions invite a different and more powerful form of participation. Framing the questions. The old way. The new way.

I Wrote a 90,000 Word Book Entirely in Evernote

Dan Pontefract

used Evernote because of these key features : access, snippets, notebooks & layout and search. Take that Microsoft Word. Just kidding.

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Survey shows people take training as infrequently as they go to a conference; but they learn continuously in other ways

Jane Hart

But, here first, are the responses to the four main questions. Search the Social Web (using Google. or another search engine).

Metacognitive Activity?

Clark Quinn

So, for seek, we start with reading what comes into your fees, searching about particular topics, and asking questions of your network.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Memory, Reconsolidation and Big Questions.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « 100,000 iPhone SDK Downloads in First Four Days | Main | Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 20, 2008 Memory, Reconsolidation and Big Questions. I am a big fan of big questions. Whats your question? Whats you law?, and What now?

Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

After pondering the question, I believe the answer is: No - the same answer I would give if asked whether engineering is now the new science.