December, 2016

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This IBM Employee Quit Her Job. I Commend Her For Doing So.

Dan Pontefract

Elizabeth Wood used to work at IBM. She recently resigned from her position as senior content strategist, a job she held for the previous two.

The domain of disorder (ii)

Dave Snowden

Most people who have walked in the mountains will have experienced a temperature inversion at some stage. Sep 2013; 24(9): 1848–1853).

designing the emergent organization

Harold Jarche

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#C2Xmas: Day 5 – Periodic videos

Jane Hart

Day 5 of the Countdown to Xmas continues here . link]. Can you update an old training artefact with videos? Social learning

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Aligning Learning

Clark Quinn

Last week, at Online Educa in Berlin, I gave a tutorial on deeper elearning as a pre-conference event. In it, I talked about getting more meaningful objectives, writing practice that actually develops meaningful outcomes, and content (concepts & examples) aligned to support effective practice. an hour to several days) in organizational learning.

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no shortcuts to mastery

Harold Jarche

“Teaching and coaching are fundamentally about helping making other people better. Learning to do this can’t be done via shortcuts.

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#C2Xmas Day 2: Samuel Pepys Diary

Jane Hart

Day 2 of my Countdown to Xmas #C2Xmas continues here. THE DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS. You don’t have to read it all in one go! Social learning

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Learning Strategy Issues

Clark Quinn

The other thing that I was involved in at Online Educa in Berlin was a session on The Flexible Worker. Three of us presented, each addressing one particular topic. And, per our design, issues emerged. The format was interesting: our presentations were roughly 10 minutes each. And we were using a tool (sli.do) to collect and rank questions.

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Now Watch the Video of the Van Gogh Paintings - - Amazing

Nine Shift

Notice how you can see detail of just an inch or so, something I could not see standing right in front of the paintings. Amazing. .

Samsara – A Treat to All Senses

Luis Suarez

Welcome to Samsara ! It’s one of those places where you would need to book a table well in advance , because it gets really busy pretty quick. Whoahhh!

On navigating conflict

Dave Snowden

[link]. Interesting session today on the role of art in achieving change. Too much and no progress is made, too little and nothing new will happen.

Trump, Taiwan, and peace through fiction

David Weinberger

I have a friend whom I cherish who loathes Donald Trump, but who thinks that Trump’s missteps with Taiwan were actually a good thing. My friend’s sole hope for Trump is that he will follow through with some of his campaign rhetoric and address China’s predatory trade practices. Even Cheeto Hitler might get something right.

#C2Xmas: Day 6 – Histography

Jane Hart

Day 6 of the Countdown to Xmas continues here. Histography: Where every dot is an historical event – plotted along a timeline. link].

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Mirror, mirror

Euen Semple

The internet is one big mirror that reflects us back at ourselves, as individuals, as groups, as society. Sometimes we don't like what we see. We get annoyed. We get hurt. Certain posts, certain people, certain memes press our buttons, make us react. But they don't. It is us who choose to react. Sometimes it hurts. Sometimes we have to be brave.

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How Technology Enhances Van Gogh

Nine Shift

Technology not only creates art in this century. It also enhances the art of the past. . It is about two feet by three feet in real life.

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #11

Luis Suarez

And if the answer is ’ no ’, I just go ahead and delete the app and move on. The integration between devices is just superb, seamless, almost instant.

Toffs and Toughs

Dave Snowden

Most readers will have seen this 1937 picture before. Now I know this lounge well, I enjoy it. persisted, staff hovered and he agreed. Trivia

[liveblog] Amber Case on making the Web fun again

David Weinberger

I’m at the Web 1.0 conference , at the MIT Media Lab , organized by Amber Case [ @caseorganic ]. It’s a celebration of sites that can be built by a single person, she explains. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters.

#C2Xmas Day 1 – The Blood Typing Game

Jane Hart

It’s 1st December so I am going to start the Countdown to Xmas #C2Xmas here. Just like an online advent calendar, I’ll offer a daily treat – in the form of a free learning resource – to take us up to Xmas Eve. Today we’ll start off with The Blood Typing Game, one my favourites! THE BLOOD TYPING GAME. What do you think?

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Podcast

Euen Semple

Latest edition of Shift uploaded to iTunes or for download here.

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Technology Changes Art in this Century

Nine Shift

#C2Xmas Day 3 – Learn Free Magic Tricks

Jane Hart

Day 3 of my Countdown to Xmas #C2Xmas continues here. Here’s one that might be useful for the holiday period to entertain the family.

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#C2Xmas Day 4: Highbrow

Jane Hart

Day 4 of my Countdown to Xmas continues here. Learn Something New Every Day. HIGHBROW. Social learning

#C2Xmas Day 7 – Chef2Chef Online Cooking Class

Jane Hart

Day 7 of the Countdown to Xmas continues here . Written by professional chefs, each lesson features up-to-date culinary tips and advice, not to mention tasty recipes. Topics include basic cooking techniques, seafood, meat and vegetable preparation, wine, and more. To get started, choose a culinary topic. CHEF2CHEF ONLINE COOKING CLASS.

Art Changes Now Too

Nine Shift

100 Years Ago, culture and art changed to match the Industrial Age. Today culture and art is changing to match the Knowledge Society.

[liveblog] Kyle Drake: Making the Web Fun again

David Weinberger

Kyle Drake , CEO of Neocities , is talking at the Web 1.0 conference. His topic is how to “bring back the spirit of geocities for the modern web.” ” The talk is on his “derpy” Web site. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. But so what?

[liveblog] Paul Frazee on the Beaker Browser

David Weinberger

At the Web 1.0 conference , Paul Frazee. is talking about a browser — a Chrome fork — he’s been writing to browse the distributed Web. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly. Not running a spellpchecker. Beaker.

[liveblog] Stephanie Mendoza: Web VR

David Weinberger

Stephanie Mendoza [twitter: @_liooil ] [Github: SAM-liooil] is giving a talk at the Web 1.0 conference. She’s a Unity developer. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly. Not running a spellpchecker.

Enough

Euen Semple

"How often should I post?" is a question I am often asked. It came up again recently when I was working with a very busy chief executive who clearly saw posting on social media as a burden and I was there to encourage them to have a go. Enough to build and maintain connection with other people.