How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today?

Reflections on the early days of social networking as LinkedIn reaches 100 million users

Ross Dawson

While I closely followed the social networking space at the time, I didn’t join many. When I was writing Living Networks in 2002 there were no true social networking applications in existence. I had eagerly joined SixDegrees.com , the very first social networking application, not long after it was founded in 1997, highly excited by its potential. As it happens this model closer to LinkedIn than any of the other major social networking platforms of today.

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Living Networks – Chapter 10: Liberating Individuals – Network Strategy for Free Agents

Ross Dawson

Download Chapter 10 of Living Networks on Liberating Individuals. Every chapter of Living Networks is being released on this blog as a free download, together with commentary and updated perspectives since its original publication in 2002. Network Strategy for Free Agents.

Our shrinking degrees of separation: heading down from 6 to 3

Ross Dawson

In Chapter 1 of my 2002 book Living Networks I wrote: When did you last say or hear someone say “what a small world”? Note: it = Italy; se = Sweden; itse = combination of Italy and Sweden; us = USA; fb = all Facebook.

Blogging is fragmenting into multi-platform content creation – long live blogging!

Ross Dawson

Third , young people under 18 are certainly not drifting to Twitter, but to social networks such as Facebook. Social media Social networks Social trends Web 2.0

Flipboard and Paper.li: Social news curation hits the tipping point

Ross Dawson

While Flipboard also offers various topic filters, the most interesting aspect of the app is that it can select news items based on what is shared by your Facebook friends and who you follow on Twitter. Tags: Future of media Social networks Twitter Flipboard and Paper.li

A Year in Photos

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Organizations aren’t thinking about the ‘networked individual’ – the networking choices and patterns of individual Internet users. They’re still focused on their own organizational information systems and traditional institutional networks. -- William H.

How I use social media

Nancy White

Thanks to social media we have everything from formal courses to networks on Twitter to facilitate “here and now&# learning at any moment we desire (and some we may not desire!) It has changed our experience and understanding of being part of a group, a community or a network.

Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This Open Educational Resource is a concept that was identified and named by UNESCO in 2002 or 2003 [1]. based community, where a mutual support network is created for people in the community to talk about, and discuss among themselves, to create resources for this online course. It would be a community kind of approach where these things are determined as a result of interaction among people operating in and information network, and that''s a short version of a very long concept.

Google: "A place where it simply isn't efficient to act like an asshole.

Bob Sutton

Forbes.com Video Network: Weed Out the Bad Seed. Comment below or sign in with TypePad Facebook Twitter and more. Forbes.com Video Network: Weed Out the Bad Seed. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group. Search. 17 Things I Believe. Sometimes the best management is no management at all -- first do no harm! Indifference is as important as passion.

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The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Bandwidth As administrators struggle against the demands video streaming and bit torrent networks place on backbones, it is hard to imagine saying that bandwidth will be unlimited. Viherlahti, 1999) In 2002 Microsoft released the Windows XP Tablet PC Edition to support tablet technology. Thurrott, 2002) It included handwriting recognition and voice commands. It is this change I have attempted in recent years to capture under the heading of ‘groups versus networks’.

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

Bob Sutton

Forbes.com Video Network: Weed Out the Bad Seed. 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. Comment below or sign in with TypePad Facebook Twitter and more. Forbes.com Video Network: Weed Out the Bad Seed. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This work, in turn, is suggesting and supporting the model of learning described in the first section, that of a course network supporting and informing an ever-shifting set of course episodes. A child raised on text alone will think and learn differently from a child raised on cartoons or a child raised on Facebook. McCall, 2005) Learning networks capture an essential element in learning today, the simple fact that we don't know what we want to teach. 2002). 2002).

[dld] Oberman and Varsavsky on German telecommunications

David Weinberger

Obermann: I thought mobile Internet would be here in 2002. Martin: Mark Zuckerberg thinks about Facebook as an operating system or telecommunications platform, not a social network. Do you think of the customers of T-Mobile as being part of a social network? Obermann: They think of themselves as members of multiple social networks. Social networks will be more integrated with telecom platforms. Martin: Do you want to buy a social networking platform?

Celebrating and reflecting on 10 years of blogging

Ross Dawson

My first post on the Trends in Living Networks blog was on October 5, 2002, beginning: The emergence of the “living web”: In just the same way as the networks are coming to life, the language that we use to describe this new world is emerging and evolving. In the last few months, the blogging community has started using the term “living web” to describe the flow of information in the networks. I just realized I missed my 10th anniversary of blogging.

The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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. Over the last couple of weeks I participated in a debate on whether OER projects should favour commercial use.

New Study: When NBA Players Touch Teammates More, They and.

Bob Sutton

Forbes.com Video Network: Weed Out the Bad Seed. Guided by recent analyses of the social functions of touch (Hertenstein, 2002), we tested two hypotheses. Comment below or sign in with TypePad Facebook Twitter and more. Forbes.com Video Network: Weed Out the Bad Seed. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group. Search. 17 Things I Believe.

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Cloud - the Emergence of a New Model of Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The computers with all their software, storage devices, network controllers, printers, and all other gear were quite expensive, typically costing millions of dollars. Users interacted directly with the applications on the central machines via text-based terminals connected over networks. By 2002, it had become pretty clear that these were not independent initiatives, but part of the Next Big Thing , which we launched in October of 2002 and called On Demand computing.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Detroit - The Pressure Mounts

John Hagel

Although the report only covers trends in the auto industry up to 2002, it yields some interesting insight into the drivers of competitive performance. US auto manufacturers still have a lot to learn from the Japanese in managing supply networks, but that alone is not sufficient.

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Thanks to social media we have everything from formal courses to networks on Twitter to facilitate “here and now&# learning at any moment we desire (and some we may not desire!) It has changed our experience and understanding of being part of a group, a community or a network.

My Digital Identity

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Peter Biddle, 2002) By ‘succeeds’ I mean establishing to a sufficient degree of certainty that my claim to be Pete is in fact true. 2002). 2002 ACM Workshop on Digital Rights Management. Journal of the Asynchronous Learning Network , 5 (2).

The Girl Effect – catalyzing positive change | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

World Bank, 2002].) Beth Patterson on 30 Nov 2008 at 7:15 pm Hi Nancy– Just found your site via Dave Pollard– I posted the youtube in my facebook and on the website I host.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Retailers and Customers

John Hagel

Mickey Drexler, the mercurial CEO of the Gap at the time and the guy who drove much of the growth of the retailer, was fired in 2002 and Paul Pressler, a well-respected executive from Disney, was brought in as CEO.