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Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Jane Hart

On Friday 23rd September, voting closes in the 10th Annual Survey of Learning Tool  – so it’s not too late to vote! Social learning

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Has Wells Fargo’s CEO Forgotten How To Lead?

Dan Pontefract

Photographer: Kimberly White/Bloomberg News. There were audible gasps. Incredulous looks of dismay. Bemused shrieks. It’s avoidable. It’s preventable.

Deeper Design: Working out Loud and the Future of Work

Clark Quinn

Over the past year, I’ve been working on a project. After I wrote the Deeper eLearning series of 6 posts with Learnnovators , we wondered what to do next.  We decided to do a course together, free-to-air, and write about the process as well (a bit of Working Out Loud), with the intention was to try to do deep design on a pragmatic basis.

workplace of the future

Harold Jarche

Clark Quinn , in collaboration with Learnnovators , has created a free and open course on the workplace of the future. Image: Workplace of the Future.

How curiosity can save you from political tribalism

Mind Hacks

Neither intelligence nor education can stop you from forming prejudiced opinions – but an inquisitive attitude may help you make wiser judgements. Ask a left-wing Brit what they believe about the safety of nuclear power, and you can guess their answer. The political lens. Wrong. They developed two scales. The second scale was more innovative.

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#40BetterHours: The Art of Single Tasking

Beth Kanter

“Batch Concepts” – If you are working on five different stories, don’t jump around. Happy Healthy Nonprofit

The evolution of technology

Dave Snowden

The picture comes from Monday’s VIP tour of NASA before a workshop of innovation at which I was a guest speaker on the Tuesday. Musings

Wow, Did I Ever Fail On This One. But I Learned A Lot, Too.

Dan Pontefract

As I was preparing to write this column, I looked up the word “ fail.” Thankfully, the word “success” is on that list as well.

carpe diem

Harold Jarche

Arun Pradhan recently asked about my own experiences of learning and working. decided to work and learn out loud and post my responses here.

History Repeats Itself: Part Two

Nine Shift

Yes, there was a "Tea Party" in 1916 of older men who were left out of the new economic order.  How had it happened? Same today.

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[iab] Robert Scoble

David Weinberger

map. I’m at a IAB conference in Toronto. The first speaker is Robert Scoble , who I haven’t seen since the early 2000s. Genesis [?]

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Luis Suarez

Now imagine you swap the wordings ’ teaching ’ for ‘learning’ and  ‘our schools’ for ‘ our workplaces ’. Read it out loud again, please. Slowly. Yikes!

Blockchain Can Reshape Financial Services… But it Will Take Significant Time and Investment

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

billion has been invested in blockchain-based startups over the same time span. Let me discuss a few of these findings. DLT is not a panacea.

History Repeats Itself: Part One

Nine Shift

 In 1916 workers feeling left out of the new economy were upset with new immigrants, just like today. Photo from summer canoeing.

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retrieving rationality

Harold Jarche

“The underlying social and psychological motivations that drive crowds have remained constant over time. Their members are no longer equal.

Loyalty in Social Networks

Luis Suarez

My goodness! Did we manage to kill already the conversation in the so-called traditional social media tools  landscape? Goodness! Yikes! Maybe.

The Trump Stand-in Audition Tapes

David Weinberger

The Clinton campaigned apparently auditioned a bunch of celebrities to stand in for Trump as she practices debating him. somehow managed to get the transcripts of their auditions. They include, perhaps surprisingly, Louis CK, Bryan Cranston, Quentin Tarantino, and some others. You can read the full transcripts here.

Best 21st Century Journalist Retiring

Nine Shift

Wistful. NineShift scoops them all, even Wikipedia, in reporting that Peter Day, the Global Business reporter for BBC, has retired. His radio programs from around the world also contained the most insightful people, issues and perspectives on the 21st century. .

Finding life amazing

Euen Semple

We think that we know all about life and have made it ordinary. We label things and think that means that we understand them. We focus so much on getting what we don't have that we miss what we do. We get upset when life isn't as it should be without realising that it is perfect as it is. While doing all this we forget the power of just being.

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Collaborative Modelling in AR (and VR)

Clark Quinn

A number of years ago, when we were at the height of the hype about Virtual Worlds (computer rendered 3D social worlds, e.g. Second Life), I was thinking about the affordances. And one that I thought was intriguing was co-creating, in particular collaboratively creating models that were explanatory and predictive.

[iab] Frances Donegan-Ryan

David Weinberger

At the IAB conference, Frances Donegan-Ryan from Bing begins by reminding us of the history of online search. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly. Not running a spellpchecker. You are warned , people.

Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace?

Beth Kanter

When I shared this article on my Facebook Page , it resonated with a lot of people. Gabriela graciously agreed to share her experience.

Drawing lines

Euen Semple

Last night I read some of the anti-semitism being shared on Twitter. In one tweet the poster asked Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, whether his company was unable to police anti-semitism or just unwilling to. We learned to look away, but we also learned what fellow humans are capable of. Where do we draw our lines? Maybe there is no easy answer

Deeper Design: Working out Loud and the Future of Work

Clark Quinn

Over the past year, I’ve been working on a project. After I wrote the Deeper eLearning series of 6 posts with Learnnovators , we wondered what to do next.  We decided to do a course together, free-to-air, and write about the process as well (a bit of Working Out Loud), with the intention was to try to do deep design on a pragmatic basis.

[iab] Privacy discussion

David Weinberger

Bucknell. I’m at the IAB conference in Toronto. Canada has a privacy law, PIPEDA law (The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act) passed in 2001, based on OECD principles. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters.

a literary case of the exploding head

Mind Hacks

And when I awoke my head felt queer, shaken up, exhausted; as though some discharge in my brain had in fact occurred. Inside the Brain

Mirror, mirror

Euen Semple

Mirror, mirror. The internet is full of idiots." "The internet is dumbing us down." "The internet is spoiling our kids." "The internet is destroying society.". The internet is wires and code. The problem is you. The problem is me. can't change you. You can't change me. But we can see each other. waves

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Lewis Carroll: Technodeterminist

David Weinberger

From Sylvie and Bruno (1889) by Lewis Carroll: “If Steam has done nothing else, it has at least added a whole new Species to English Literature!” ” “No doubt of it,” I echoed. “The true origin of all our medical books—and all our cookery-books—” “No, no!” ” she broke in merrily.

Lewis Carroll on where knowledge lives

David Weinberger

On books and knowledge, from Sylvie and Bruno by Lewis Carroll, 1889: “Which contain the greatest amount of Science, do you think, the books, or the minds?” ” “Rather a profound question for a lady!” And I considered a minute before replying. ” “Isn’t that rather like one of the Rules in Algebra?”

a literary case of the exploding head

Mind Hacks

And when I awoke my head felt queer, shaken up, exhausted; as though some discharge in my brain had in fact occurred. Inside the Brain

How curiosity can save you from political tribalism

Mind Hacks

Neither intelligence nor education can stop you from forming prejudiced opinions – but an inquisitive attitude may help you make wiser judgements. Ask a left-wing Brit what they believe about the safety of nuclear power, and you can guess their answer. The political lens. Wrong. They developed two scales. The second scale was more innovative.