ADHD, Creativity, and Reduced Inhibition
OCTOBER 10, 2011
Finke, 1996; Zhang, 2002 ). For example, Finke (1996) describes ‘‘chaotic thinkers’’ as individuals who have an unstructured, spontaneous cognitive style (‘‘chaotic cognition’’) that tends to result in original creative products ( Finke, 1996 ).
Unleashing the Next Age of Prosperity
OCTOBER 29, 2011
I first met Carlota , - a friend so I will refer to her by first name, - around the time of the publication of her 2002 book: Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital: The Dynamics of Bubbles and Golden Ages. Infrastructures and industries start getting better defined and more stable; and production capital drives long-term growth and expansion by spreading and multiplying the successful business models. A few weeks ago I met with Carlota Perez in New York.
The Day SAP Ruined a Good Thing
SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
Social wasn’t really defined between 2002 and 2007, but we were already doing it. This post was four years in the making. On October 7, 2007, venerable tech giant SAP announced its intention to acquire Business Objects , in a “ friendly takeover ”, for roughly $6.8b.
Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning
JANUARY 6, 2011
Originally posted to T+D Magazine, January 2011 Edition. In a survey conducted by Accenture in 2002, 31 percent of all CLOs felt that “technology implementation” was the greatest challenge of the day. It may be 2011 and nine years since that survey, but those same worries are still top of mind for CLOs and learning leaders of today. Reprinted here with permission. original link here ).
A Great Stagnation or a New Golden Age of Innovation?
APRIL 23, 2011
In her 2002 book Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital: The Dynamics of Bubbles and Golden Ages , scholar and writer Carlota Perez brings a historical perspective to these patterns of technology-based disruptive innovations. Rich countries spent the 1800s and 1900s figuring out how to exploit those innovations to their fullest, and as recently as the 1950s and 1960s, these experiments were producing products that utterly changed the way people lived.
From Trash Cans to Nokia: Is Creativity Innovation?
FEBRUARY 17, 2011
Good new ideas are everywhere around us, but turning even a few of those ideas into viable, scalable products and services is something much more difficult. It’s quite something else to take that idea and turn it into a viable commercial product. In the United States, its share of the Smartphone market has slipped from 35 percent in March 2002 to 8 percent in April 2010. No, it’s not, although the two are often confused.
The OER Debate, In Full
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 8, 2011
RedHat published the documentation for their products under the OPL up until 2010. The student of open content licensing will recognize the OPL structure (mandatory attribution with options addressing derivative works and commercial use) is the same structure that Creative Commons employed when it launched three years later in 2002. (To When Creative Commons published its first licenses in 2002, I was relieved. Retrieved April 17, 2011, from LPMuds.net: [link] Wikipedia.
The 20th Anniversary of Linux
AUGUST 24, 2011
Both studies strongly recommended that IBM embrace Linux across its product lines, that we work closely with the open community as a partner in the development of Linux, and that we establish an IBM-wide organization to coordinate Linux activities across the company. But, properly motivated and organized, these creative energies can become a very important new means of collaborative production.
I'll take gender differences for $800, Alex | Daniel Pink
SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
Personal Productivity (14). September 6th, 2011. Jeremiah Stanghini on September 6, 2011. Stephanie Holmes-Winton on September 6, 2011. David Kaiser on September 6, 2011. ” Sedrico Husselman on September 6, 2011. Lance Walton on September 6, 2011.
Learning from the Shard
FEBRUARY 15, 2011
Have a vision of the finished product: there are massive images of what the Shard will look like in situ. Planning permission was granted in 2002 yet building did not start until 2010. The Shard of Glass has been topped out.
The Modernization of the State
JUNE 17, 2011
He was a Senator then, a position he held from March of 2002 until he was appointed by President Piñera to his present position in March of 2010. In particular, given that the key role of government is to provide services to its citizens, a capability like cloud computing that leverages technology to improve the way services are produced and consumed has the potential to significantly improve the productivity of government and the quality of the services it delivers to citizens.
Innovation as a Journey into the Future
AUGUST 7, 2013
He was a Senator then, a position he held from March of 2002 until his appointment to president of the Innovation Council. Many view innovation as being primarily the combination of science, technology and creativity that gives rise to new products and services.
[avignon] Forum d’Avignon intro, and second session
NOVEMBER 18, 2011
In Papua New Guinea, basket weavers using traditional methods are making products sellable on the international market, especially empowering women. In 2002 I organized a contemporary dance festival, working with Martha Graham and others, and I called the whole dancing clan and …[translator fails].
A Time of Institutional Recomposition
MARCH 13, 2011
In her 2002 book Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital: The Dynamics of Bubbles and Golden Ages , scholar and writer Carlota Perez puts our own turbulent times into a clear, historical perspective. Productivity studies at both the firm level and the establishment (or plant) level during the period 1995-2008 reveal that the firms that saw high returns on their technology investments were the same firms that adopted certain productivity-enhancing business practices.
Rejected: On being disappointed, sorta
FEBRUARY 17, 2012
In October 2011, a colleague sent me a link to this Canada Research Chair position at Royal Roads University. 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.). Learning, technology and design: Architectures for productive networked learning. 2011). 2011, February).
Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
DECEMBER 12, 2014
RSS went through several early versions: RSS 0.91, which was the first production version, RSS 1.0, Working with the Semantic Web group located in Fredericton, the eLearning group developed a product called Sifter/Filter. This product enabled the company to describe resources with metadata in such a way that properties of the learning resource could be matched with the needs of the course developer.
The New Center for Global Enterprise
MAY 8, 2013
Those local subsidiaries tended to have control over sales, manufacturing and other business functions, while the parent company continued to perform such tasks as R&D and product management.
Reflections on the Future of TV
AUGUST 26, 2014
What happens when the intensity of fan response may become as important as the quantity of viewers in shaping which programs remain in production? . In my own case, for example, I just finished watching the 60 episodes of The Wire , originally shown on HBO between 2002 and 2008.
New Study: When NBA Players Touch Teammates More, They and.
DECEMBER 19, 2010
James Adams: Good Products, Bad Products: Essential Elements to Achieving Superior Quality. Guided by recent analyses of the social functions of touch (Hertenstein, 2002), we tested two hypotheses. Posted by: Danny DeMichele Entrepreneur | February 05, 2011 at 12:26 AM. They probably have much higher incidences of touching, but it could simply be the by-product of their personal feelings about each other and their shared success. Bob Sutton.