Radio and the Web, 2001

Doc Searls

Since my old blog (still running, amazingly, on an old server somewhere within Verisign) will some day be Snow on the Water , and conversation about radio has commenced below that post, I decided to re-post March 21, 2001.

Strategy & Business Lists Hard Facts Among Decade's 10 Most.

Bob Sutton

Strategy and Business just released a list of the 10 "most significant books" published between 2001 and 2010.  2001 Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap.and Others Don’t , by Jim Collins   2002 Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done , by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan. Just wondering about your selection of "Steve Jobs" - seems to me that he qualified as a prime example of the main character in your most famous book?

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The Great Decoupling of the US Economy

Andy McAfee

By the time of the 2001 recession, median income was lagging behind pretty badly. If we’re going to stick with Gallic labeling, the years between 1982 and 2001 were the vingt troublantes: By the end of 2011, things had become much worse in two ways.

How Arthur C. Clarke almost 50 years ago accurately predicted our world of global distributed work

Ross Dawson

I in fact often use the example of remote surgery (or telesurgery), which was first performed in 2001, in my keynotes to point out how just about any work can be performed anywhere on the planet. Arthur C.

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Ya, I Cry at Work. Do You?

Dan Pontefract

I’ll provide three personal examples for you to contemplate: 1997 – While watching the graduation class of St. 2001 – I had to let someone go while working at BCIT. Last Friday night, I sat down at home with the family to watch a film.

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Taste illusions

Mind Hacks

I’ve just found a 2008 review article on the multisensory perception of flavour that is full of fascinating examples of taste illusions and demonstrates the surprisingly complexity of the gustatory system.

Where I’m coming from

Jay Cross

Here’s how I saw it in 2001: PEOPLE. examples: $/hour, academic grades, IQ. These are my core beliefs about how to get along in the world. I wrote this post fourteen years ago and rediscovered it this morning. I’m amazed at the consistency of what I believe.

The Back Channel and the Rule of Threes

Jay Cross

For example, here’s my take on TechLearn 2001. It’s a law of nature. There are always three things. Trust me on this. Think of an event — a workshop, a class, a meeting, or a presentation. Something always comes before and there’s always an aftermath.


Jay Cross

For example, here’s my report on Elliott’s TechLearn 2001. And here’s my review of Online Learning 2001. Curation enriches conferences.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

For example, a wiki is a tool. These are examples of features. It is a useful example of choosing a tool to match the need in a quite specific way.

What Should We Think of Machines that Think?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Clarke’s , - author of 2001: A Space Odyssey , - most memorable quotes. Enough already with the science fiction and the movies, Star Maker , Blade Runner , 2001 , Her , The Matrix , The Borg. ” . For example, apps on our smartphones sometimes crash.

Talent Development Isn’t Just About Training

Dan Pontefract

Back in 2001, Britain’s Royal Mail — that venerable institution of postal delivery throughout the United Kingdom, originally conceived and put into service by Charles I in 1635 — decided to change its name to Consignia.

My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections

Luis Suarez

I could probably say that back in the day, when I was first getting involved with social networking tools, back in 2001, I knew, deep inside, that, at some point in time, I would be ending up doing this kind of job. This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over.

Nonprofits Need To Nurture the Next Generation of New Leaders

Beth Kanter

From 2001 – 2011, nonprofit growth represented 25% of economic growth; and for-profits? Here’s an example that hit close to home. Here’s an example. Flickr Photo by Wesley Fryer.

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Club de Madrid is an independent, non-profit organization of 80 democratic former Presidents and Prime Ministers from 56 different countries founded in 2001. For example, the plenary panel I was part of included Olusegun Obasanjo , President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007 and Alejandro Toledo , President of Peru from 2001 to 2006.

Building success in the future of work: T-shaped, Pi-shaped, and Comb-shaped skills

Ross Dawson

I think I first came across the T-shape concept – combining breadth and depth – in the well-known 2001 Harvard Business Review article Introducing T-Shaped Managers: Knowledge Management’s Next Generation. For example, I spent many years working in financial and capital markets.

Introducing Future Perfect

Steven Berlin Johnson

In the spring of 2001, I was finishing up the final chapter of my second book, Emergence: The Connected Lives Of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software. And the more I looked, the more examples I found of this new view of social change in the world, and not just in the decentralized protest movements of Occupy and Arab Spring.

You are the Collective Wisdom of both Strong & Weak Ties

Dan Pontefract

2001)). I’m not known to normally pick a fight with someone, but if I see or read something that seems somewhat incongruent to a combination of my beliefs and formal research, well, I tend to stick myself into the fray.

Some new ways to look at infrastructure

Doc Searls

Look at aviation, for example. Here is a good example of people being shaped, in this case by mobile phones: I shot that photo on my own phone in a New York subway a few months ago. What does it reverse or flip into when pushed to its extreme (for example, by becoming ubiquitous)?

Using Social Media Internationally: How Not To Get Lost in Translation

Beth Kanter

For example, there are many differences between US and UK English. Orkut , for example, is still popular in Brazil, while Renren and Qzone dominate the Chinese market (where Twitter and Facebook are banned). Flickr Photo by John K.

My Watershed Moments

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

On a trip through Australia in 2004, for example, I was inspired by Olegas Truchanas in Strahan , to think of teaching as stewardship and by the Aboriginal cave drawings in Kakadu to understand that we read the world. What examples they follow.

Scaling Up Excellence: The Problem of More

Bob Sutton

example, when entrepreneurs talk about it, they are usually struggling. For example, when leaders of much larger organizations talk about. In a 2001 interview with HBR, UPS’s then CEO Jim Kelly described the. This is reprinted from the Harvard Business Review site.

What blogging was

David Weinberger

For example, the blogosphere (remember when that was word?) 15, 2001 that I began in earnest (blogging every day for twelve years counts as earnest, right?), At a recent Fellows Hour at the Berkman Center the topic was something like “Whatever happened to blogging?,” ” with the aim of thinking about how Berkman can take better advantage of blogging as a platform for public discussion. Fellow Hours are private. No, this is not ironic.)

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

As most of you folks already know, my first exposure to social software was inside IBM, back in 2001, with a Profile Social Aggregator called Fringe ; then I started experimenting with the instant messaging social capabilities of IBM Community Tools (a.k.a.

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Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Self-archiving''s time," wrote Harnad in a later presentation (Harnad, 2001) "has yet to come 20 years later." Show us one example." Well, here''s one example: A study of 50 titles, this was from New Zealand literature prior to 1890 or something like that that have been digitized.

BBC Column: The psychology of the to-do list

Mind Hacks

Ten years after the book was first published in 2001, scientific research caught up with the productivity guru, and it revealed exactly why his system is so popular – and so effective. As an example, try picking a stubborn item from your own to-do list and redefining it until it becomes something that actually involves moving one of your limbs. My latest column for BBC Future. The original is here.

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Singularity University

Jay Cross

It’s the light show that crops up in the journey to the future in the movie 2001. For example, when the Internet went from 20,000 to 80,000 nodes over a two year period during the 1980s, this progress remained hidden from the general public.

The Future of AI: a Ubiquitous, Invisible, Smart Utility

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

According to Kelly, the AI future that’s coming into view is nothing like the “potentially homicidal” HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey or “a Singularitan rapture of superintelligence.”

On marketing’s terminal addiction to personal data fracking and bad guesswork

Doc Searls

the days of having a different image for your work friends or coworkers and for the other people you may know are probably coing to an end pretty quickly… Having two identities for yourself is an example of a lack of integrity.”. In the closing sentences of The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains , Nicholas Carr writes, In the world of 2001, people have become so machinelike that the most human character turns out to be a machine.

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Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent

Luis Suarez

to then move into Fringe in 2001 (Profiles), just as IBM Community Tools (a.k.a.

Strategic positioning in the flow economy: 3 action steps

Ross Dawson

While the examples I used in the book are now a little dated, the strategic concepts are still absolutely relevant. For example, newspaper publishers may frame their businesses as providing news to end-customers, and selling access to end-customers’ attention to advertisers.

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation

Luis Suarez

If you have been reading this blog for a while now, you would know how I have been involved with social networking tools since early 2000 to 2001 when I was first exposed to instances of wikis and people aggregators.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This movement predates the development of the world wide web in 1994, as seen for example in the Gutenberg Project, an open access archive of public domain works of classic literature. Learning Technologies at the National Research Council In 2001 members of the National Research Council''s e-Learning Research Group joined a pan-Canadian network of learning resource providers called eduSource.

How Do You Know When the Market is Ready? Skype, Video Calls, and UCD’s Shortcomings

Adaptive Path

According to Stanley Kubrick, we would be using them by 2001: But, no matter how many products were bought to market, it just didn't click. In fact, the video phone became a canonical example of a technology in search of a problem.

Has the Economic Meltdown & 9/11 Impacted our Definition of Teams?

Dan Pontefract

The chart below shows commercial airline traffic in terms of the number of passenger ‘enplanements’ between June, 2001 and June, 2011. There are three key trends or periods that I’d like to highlight: Phase 1 : September, 2001 through June, 2004.

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

For example, we could search in real time, but search engine indexes were essentially archives, no matter how often they were updated. We do have live workarounds , for example with APIs, which are good for knitting together sites, services and data.

The Rise of MOOCs

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There is even essay-marking software - Wired covered it in 2001 [link] (my coverage [link] ). The content could be very different - the AI course, for example, could have opted for very different content, or it can get away (as it did) with quickly-created hand-drawn videos and lessons. There is a worldwide community of people who are interested in Heidegger, centered around some of the experts (such as Dreyfus, for example).

Make the World Better (Ask If Anyone Minds Later) by Dr. Pamela Gay

Luis Suarez

Ever since I first got exposed to it back in 2001 I always felt it was going to help manage get the best out of all of us, human beings, so that we could go and create and do better things for those around us, and for the world at large.

Foradian Technologies Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Since 2001 at NRC I have worked on learning object standards and repositories, content recommender systems, collaborative content authoring technology, and massive open online courses (MOOCs). I recently mentioned the example of Chris Hadfield, the Canadian astronaut who employed social media to share his experience of commanding the International Space Station. Questions 1. Please introduce yourself to our readers.

Japan’s nuclear crisis could be foreseen – a view from 19 years ago

Ross Dawson

Of vital concern to Australia is the example which Japan is setting to other Asian economies. These new plants will enable Japan to expand its production of nuclear energy by 59% from 30 gigawatts (GW) last year to more than 48GW in 2001, bringing it to more than 22% of energy generation. In the early 1990s I worked for several years in Japan as a financial and business journalist.