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. The focus for this year’s conference was Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy. I was invited to attend the conference, and participate in the opening plenary panel on D igital Technologies and the Future of Governance.

Foradian Technologies Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Questions 1. I specialized on online learning, media and collaborative technologies. 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). How technology help in improving the teaching practices? Please introduce yourself to our readers.

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

Bob Sutton

Learning to listen to others and to ask smart questions is more important. is not a very useful question. Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Dorf & Byers: Technology Ventures. Strategy and Business just released a list of the 10 "most significant books" published between 2001 and 2010.  Bringing Creativity to Organizations| Bob Sutton|Stanford Technology Ventures. Bob Sutton.

Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Nancy White on 12 Sep 2008 at 4:56 am Ken, absolutely good suggestions and there is no question that we can include technological and “old fashioned&# strategies. I remembered your question and wondered … what if we could have an audio feed on a site?

What Should We Think of Machines that Think?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic,” is one of Arthur C. Clarke’s , - author of 2001: A Space Odyssey , - most memorable quotes. Last year the question was What Scientific Idea is Ready for Retirement? , as its annual question.

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

Nancy White

Look at the questions that are part of this “path.&# One reason people higher up in organizations have anxiety is because they believe they are supposed to know the solution to every problem and have the answers to all questions.

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

At the time Allen had a company that made live connections between people with questions and people with answers — an ancestor of Quora and @Replyz , basically. Berkman Blogging Books Cluetrain Future Life Links Live Web Technology VRM infrastructure

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Some of the questions turning in my mind are: * What was MS Sharepoint initially conceived to be? I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities).

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Some of the questions turning in my mind are: * What was MS Sharepoint initially conceived to be? I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities).

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Some of the questions turning in my mind are: * What was MS Sharepoint initially conceived to be? I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities).

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Some of the questions turning in my mind are: * What was MS Sharepoint initially conceived to be? I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities).

Some Thoughts on the Affordable Care Act

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In his entry, John asks two basic questions: do we need the ACA?; John has always been a pioneer in embracing new technologies. Together, we organized IBM’s Internet Division in the mid-1990s and continued to work closely until his retirement from IBM in 2001.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places. ″ tools, there is a constant thread of the dynamic interplay between technology and the groups using it. We are not simply deploying technology.

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

Nancy White

Look at the questions that are part of this “path.&# One reason people higher up in organizations have anxiety is because they believe they are supposed to know the solution to every problem and have the answers to all questions.

The Employment Challenge in the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It asks a big question and invites a wide array of people to write essays giving their points of view on the topic. Earlier this year I was once more invited to contribute an essay on the topic of Growth and Productivity , focused on the question: Has the US passed peak productivity growth? Professor Spence is the recipient of the 2001 Nobel Prize in economics.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Dawn of the digital natives - is reading declining? | Technology | The Guardian

Steven Berlin Johnson

Technology | The Guardian A number of people wrote in late last year to ask what I thought of the NEA report on declining literacy, To Read Or Not To Read , in the light of my arguments in Everything Bad Is Good For You. The subtitle of the NEA report - A Question Of National Consequence - would lead you believe this dramatic drop must have had done significant damage to our reading proficiencies as a society. And Other Questions. stevenberlinjohnson.com « Outside.In

Rejected: On being disappointed, sorta

George Siemens

I then made the jump to University of Manitoba, started my phd (now finished), and continued developing courses and programs, including the certificate in emerging technologies for learning. Several prominent researchers and organizations are now exploring next-generation online and hybrid learning models based social networked technologies: Goodyear (2011); SocialLearn (The Open University) 2011; and OpenClass (Pearson, n.d.). Research Areas and Questions. 2001, May 17).

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Luis Suarez

A journey that started back in 2001, but that it had its main roots well substantiated within the company for much longer.

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

Luis Suarez

Both extremes are always disruptive enough to make you question your entire career and what you would want to do with your work / personal life next. This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over. The long hiatus of silence is now a thing of the past.

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Diana Laurillard actually answers the question in the same talk, the same paper, in which she proposes. Let''s turn the question around. Self-archiving''s time," wrote Harnad in a later presentation (Harnad, 2001) "has yet to come 20 years later." 2001, February 23).

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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Holiday Chocolate Fudge Time | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

gminks on 20 Dec 2009 at 1:54 pm I have a question!

Strategic positioning in the flow economy: 3 action steps

Ross Dawson

While the flow economy framework is most obviously relevant in technology, media, telecommunications, and services, it can be usefully applied in almost any industry. Each firm must ask a number of strategic questions that will enable it to establish and implement a clear strategy.

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.

4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This month’s “Big Question&# from Tony Karrer jolted me out of my sun-gardening-induced blogging lethargy to reply to this question: In a Learning 2.0 But I’ll also leave you a question. A Big Question Michael Chalk - Psst.

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

Beth Kanter

Trends in technology change quickly. Success involves responding to new technology and adapting it to fit users’ needs. You have to send messages out but also answer questions and be there for your audience when they want to talk to you. Flickr Photo by John K.

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CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

focused on CoPs in a learning context –> From: Darren Sidnick’s Learning & Technology: Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content. Virginia – I can only struggle with these questions, particularly the definitional ones.

Vale Joe Miller

Clark Quinn

Joe was an intensely private person who had a sizable impact on the field of technology in learning, and I was privileged to know him. He moved to the Bay Area to join Atari, and subsequently was involved with Koala Technologies, which created early PC (e.g. His trajectory subsequently covered gaming as well as core technology, eventually ending up at Sega before he convinced the KU folks to let him head up KUIS.

Ask Idealware: Solutions for Tagging and Archiving a Discussion List | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jun 03 2008 Ask Idealware: Solutions for Tagging and Archiving a Discussion List Published by Nancy White at 12:54 pm under social media , technology stewardship Laura Quinn asked me to contribute an answer towards Idealware’s Ask Idealware. It was a great question so I happily shot off an answer in email.

The Rise of MOOCs

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Responses to interview questions posed by Kevin Charles Redmon, Independent Journalist and Middlebury Fellow in Environmental Journalism 1. There is a full set of IMS test question and interoperability specifications. There is even essay-marking software - Wired covered it in 2001 [link] (my coverage [link] ). Are MOOCs an idea that were floating around the halls of universities for some time now, or was the first one in 2008 really a watershed moment?

Entrepreneurs are Iron Chefs, Managers are Swedish Chefs | Daniel.

Dan Pink

Technology (7). Dan, great question. As an example, in 1949 a company named Circuit City was born, in 2001 it was a Good to Great poster child, in 2008, it imploded. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles. Office Hours. Drive.

Workplace learning in ten years

Harold Jarche

The LCB Big Question for March is, What will workplace learning look like in 10 years? I switched to a Handspring (Palm) in 2001. In the intervening decade I wondered about some of the technological changes.

Facilitation Card Decks | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

They have story starter questions on each card designed to help people enter into conversations with each other. The questions could be used as jumpstarters or ice breakers.

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Bad is Stronger than Good: Why Eliminating the Negative is More.

Bob Sutton

Learning to listen to others and to ask smart questions is more important. is not a very useful question. Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Dorf & Byers: Technology Ventures.   This perspective is inspired by a masterpiece of an academic article called "Bad is Stronger Than Good," which was published in 2001 by Roy F. My question is whether Steve was a bad apple? Bob Sutton.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

New Technology The development of new technology continues to have an impact on learning. While on the one hand, new technology allows schools and instructors to offer learning in new ways, educators nonetheless continue to face limitations imposed by technology, and sometimes the lack of technology. The employment of data compression technologies has almost been superseded by fibre-optics technology such as lightpath management.

Full Circle Associates " Catch up strategies in online courses

Nancy White

Nancy White on 12 Sep 2008 at 4:56 am Ken, absolutely good suggestions and there is no question that we can include technological and “old fashioned&# strategies. I remembered your question and wondered … what if we could have an audio feed on a site?

Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Nancy White on 12 Sep 2008 at 4:56 am Ken, absolutely good suggestions and there is no question that we can include technological and “old fashioned&# strategies. I remembered your question and wondered … what if we could have an audio feed on a site?

Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Nancy White on 12 Sep 2008 at 4:56 am Ken, absolutely good suggestions and there is no question that we can include technological and “old fashioned&# strategies. I remembered your question and wondered … what if we could have an audio feed on a site?

MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In this presentation Stephen Downes addresses the question of how massive open online courses (MOOCs) will impact the future of distance education. I had, meanwhile, been running my newsletter service for the educational technology community since 2001. People often ask whether there are any French-language MOOCs and French-language learning resources, and this is a fair question.

Fixing the US Jobs Problem

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last week, I wrote about the recent work of Michael Spence , professor of economics at NYU’s Stern School of Business , professor and dean emeritus at the Stanford Graduate School of Business , and the recipient of the 2001 Nobel Prize in economics. competitiveness in an expanded set of activities via heightened investment in human capital, technology, and hard and soft infrastructure. we need new technology investment with public support.