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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. The technological foundation of narratives. Digital technology provides all of us the ability to define and communicate narratives in rich and textured ways.

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Technology Integration in K-12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked, I''m curious as to what you think the three most important things for new teachers to know about technology integration in k-12? 1. The exact technology doesn''t matter much, and has evolved over the years, from the days of email mailing lists, to community bulletin boards, to social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. 2.

Blockchain - Once Again, the Technological Genie Has Been Unleashed from its Bottle

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Blockchain Revolution , his 16th book, now explains “How The Blockchain Will Transform Everything From Banking To Government To Our Identities.”.

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

Technology and the Future of Media

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are not only giving rise to more distributed and inclusive models, but are also enabling alternative unilateral-like models. 

Reduce Searching Start Talking

Tony Karrer

" There is considerably more detail here, but this certainly calls into question the idea of creating large knowledge bases. It may even call into question sharing of Effective Patterns. The bottom line is to reduce the amount of time you spend search and spend more time talking. eLearning Technology.

Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A New Strategy for Higher Education and Training Shirley Alexander Some intro stuff about the buildings being built for the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Technology''s role. difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? MIT engineering courses stufy: 8% completion rate (yikes) - so, how do we address this?

The Evolution of the Firm

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Why is this happening?   Do we need a different answer to the question Why do firms exist? High-tech companies emerged from nowhere.

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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. 

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.

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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?

The Coming Robotics Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Like no other technologies, AI and robots force us to explore the boundaries between machines and humans. 

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Radical New Innovation at Outside.in: Search!

Steven Berlin Johnson

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

The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are now permeating just about every nook and cranny of the economy, society and our personal lives. 

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Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Data Science and Big Data Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Technology and Strategy

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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. Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Dorf & Byers: Technology Ventures. Interesting question.

12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead

Ross Dawson

Now our anonymity is compromised further through extraordinary advances in facial recognition technology. INSTITUTIONS IN QUESTION.

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.

The Future of Jobs in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Since the advent of the financial crisis around five years ago, we have been searching for answers to these very important questions

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Blockchains: the Promise of More Frictionless, Trusted Economies

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Technology innovations helped overcome inefficiencies. Why do firms exist?  However, markets are not perfectly fluid. 

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. eLearning Technology.

What’s working in social business

Harold Jarche

This is the question that CMSWire asked me to write about. Then comes the question, what do we do now? SocialLearning Technology

Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Computing has constantly changed shape and location - mainly as a result of new technology, but often also because of shifts in demand.”.

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.

Google Brain: Inductive Thinking and Curiosity

Eide Neurolearning

caudate creativity technology engineering striatum curiosity fMRI brain novelty computerEide Neurolearning Blog.

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2015 top 10 tools for learning

Clark Quinn

Skype: the Internet Time Alliance maintains a Skype channel where we regularly discuss issues, and ask and answer each other’s questions. Mail: Apple’s email program, and email is another way I can ask questions or get help. meta-learning technology

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The MIT Second Machine Age Conference

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Like steam power and electricity before it, the explosion of digitally enabled technologies is radically transforming the landscape of human endeavor. 

The Future of Financial Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Beyond technology, the evolution of FS will be influenced by a variety of economic, social and political factors.  Rapid Change/Many Suppliers. 

Will your privacy completely vanish? It depends how we use facial recognition

Ross Dawson

Schmidt did suggest that, while Google may not build a facial recognition search system, “some company, by the way, is going to cross that line.”

Earth to Mozilla: Come back home

Doc Searls

Ads in search turn out to be useful.  Google is nearly worthless when shopping for items that don’t involve technology. Stop it.

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The Data Bubble redux

Doc Searls

Advertising may pay for lots of great stuff (such as search) that we take for granted, but advertising even at its best is guesswork. For now.

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The MIT Inclusive Innovation Competition

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over time, these same disruptive technologies and innovations led to the transformation of the economy and the creation of new industries and new jobs.

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?

What Should We Think of Machines that Think?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic,” is one of Arthur C. as its annual question. But wait! 

Reinventing Society in the Wake of Big Data

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most people think that big data is about what people do online, like posts on Facebook or searches on Google.  But, is it worth it? 

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The Era of Cognitive Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

And, beyond these word-oriented search engines, statistical, information-based systems are being extended in a number of directions.  . players. 

Reflections on Bitcoin

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Digital Money and Payments Economic Issues Innovation Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers

Clark Quinn

for Learning Professionals where someone said: I am currently trying to find a SME experienced with Moodle (a CMS/LMS) and WizIQ (synchronous web class technology). 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.

Computing Beyond Moore’s Law

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Cloud Computing Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Smart Systems Technology and StrategySoftware. Why is this happening now,?” he asked.