The social Web before social networks: a report from 2003

David Weinberger

In 2003 it was becoming clear that we needed?—?and That was the theme of Clay Shirky ’s 2003 keynote at the ETech conference, the most important gathering of Web developers of its time. Clay’s 2003 analysis of the situation is awesome. ” The Web was getting very very big by 2003 and Clay points says that “we blew past” the “interesting scale of small groups.” ” But now (2003) we’re fully into the fully social web.

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Harold Jarche » Your valued opinion on work and life in the 21st Century

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Before Facebook, there was DeanSpace

David Weinberger

Here’s a four-minute video from July 13, 2003, of Zack Rosen describing the social networking tool he and his group were building for the Howard Dean campaign. The talk itself was part of iLaw 2003, an event put on every couple of years or so by the Berkman Center and Harvard Law. (I

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workplace learning — yesterday, today, tomorrow

Harold Jarche

When I became a freelancer in 2003, remote work was not the norm but being located in rural Atlantic Canada I had little choice unless I wanted to move to a metropolitan area. My situation in 2003 has become the norm.

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Even When Plans Are Useless, Planning Is Indispensable

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

While learning from historical precedents is always a good idea, recent supply chain disruptions - the 2003 outbreak of SARS in Asia, the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, or the 2011 Thailand floods, - were very different from our current pandemic.

Yes, We Predicted the Decline of Suburbs

Nine Shift

Well, yes, we not only imagined it, we published it in 2003 in the NineShift book and it was covered by BBC radio worldwide. . " Nobody imagined it, really. " Writes Aaron Wiener this week i n the Washington Post about the decline in suburbs, and the rise in urban population. . I was surprised he wrote that. I thought, as a futurist, that he would have written that EVERYBODY had predicted it, not that no one had predicted it. Wiener is a senior editor at Mother Jones.

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keep it simple

Harold Jarche

It is informative to have your work reflected back by others who have interpreted it in their own ways. This feedback gets integrated into my own continuing development of my sensemaking frameworks.

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#C2Xmas Day 2: Samuel Pepys Diary

Jane Hart

The diary entries were published on this site daily, in real time, from January 2003 until May 2012, with readers discussing events each day. Day 2 of my Countdown to Xmas #C2Xmas continues here.

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The Transformative Power of Analytics - The Houston Astros: a Case Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Oakland then began to achieve success, reaching the playoffs from 2000 to 2003. In 2003, only four or five clubs had analytics people on their staff, and they weren’t always listened to.

Reserve your place for the webinar: Jane Hart in conversation with Jane Bozarth

Jane Hart

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Today Historic Day for America and Trains in the 21st Century

Nine Shift

We predicted this day in our NineShift book in 2003. Today is an historic day for America in the 21st Century. Today is groundbreaking day for the California High Speed Rail System. Now it has come true. .

working smarter

Harold Jarche

strong interpersonal relationships that allowed discussion, questions, and feedback were an essential aspect of the transfer of complex knowledge” — Hinds & Pfeffer (2003). For the past several centuries we have used human labour to do what machines cannot.

Confirmed: Business Investment in Gear is Higher Than Ever

Andy McAfee

She found a vintage series that tracked investment in gear through 2003, using a somewhat different calculation than the current series does.

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zoom is not the problem — meetings are

Harold Jarche

I have been working remotely since 2003. When all you have is Zoom, every work-from-home office looks like an endless face-to-face video call. Video calls have been a regular part of my work and I have used pretty well every platform available.

Have social networks replaced groups?

David Weinberger

Maxim Weinstein responded in an email to my post about what the social structure of the Internet looked like before Facebook, making the insightful point that Facebook meets the four criteria Clay Shirky listed for social software in his 2003 keynote at eTech. For example, Clay’s post from 2003 marvels at a “broadband conversation” in which the participants communicated simultaneously by conference call, through a wiki, and through a chat, each from a different source.

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One of the Best

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

He was inducted in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in 2003 as an Expo. Gary Edmund Carter (April 8, 1954 – February 16, 2012) (nickname "The Kid" ) was an American former Major League Baseball catcher.

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Learning in a connected enterprise

Harold Jarche

In 2003 I was suddenly unemployed, jettisoned shortly before the learning technology company where I was CLO went bankrupt. My network in 2003 was quite small and mostly Canadian.

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Nailed! How managers develop proficiency

Jay Cross

4, Winter 2003) . Informal Learning and the Transfer of Learning: How Managers Develop Proficiency.

Revenge is not sweet

Mind Hacks

Empirical research by Crombag, Rassin, and Horselenberg (2003) showed that most people do not actually take revenge but merely have thoughts, feelings, and fantasies about it (see also Crombag, 2003).

The Internet is an agreement

David Weinberger

It links out to the World of Ends post that Doc Searls and I wrote in 2003, which was aimed at explaining the Internet to legislators. Jaap van Till has posted an aggregation of thoughts and links to remind us of what it seems we have so much trouble remembering: The Internet is not a thing but an agreement. An internet, network of networks, is a voluntary agreement among network operators to exchange traffic for their mutual benefit. The Internet is a prototype internet.)

Origins of the Term 'Personal Learning Network'

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

link] Milton Ramirez (tonnet) uses the term on June 10, 2003. link] The first reference from George Siemens I find is September 30, 2003. link] He follows up October 17, 2003. "A I intended this to be a comment to Dave Warlick's post on the subject, but his comment system won't accept my submission. I think that this post shows the futility of anyone trying to claim credit for the term.

70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend

Charles Jennings

In 2003 the UK Department of Education and Training defined it as “ learning which combines online and face-to-face approaches ”.

The Transformative Power of Analytics - The Houston Astros: a Case Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Oakland then began to achieve success, reaching the playoffs from 2000 to 2003. Beane’s use of sabermetrics was popularized by Michael Lewis in his 2003 bestseller Moneyball , - later turned into a film in 2011, - which helped explain the growing importance of data analytics to a wide, non-technical audience. In 2003, only four or five clubs had analytics people on their staff, and they weren’t always listened to.

finding community

Harold Jarche

Being motivated to share what you know with others requires trust — not only trusting those others (something that is diminished with competition), but also trusting the larger institution within which the sharing of expertise is occurring.” — Hinds & Pfeffer (2003).

Work Shift

Harold Jarche

It’s the result of a study by the research group at the Dallas Fed in 2003, entitled, The Evolution of Work.&#. This should have been a wake-up call to our training and education institutions in 2003.

we are dependent on human connection

Harold Jarche

strong interpersonal relationships that allowed discussion, questions, and feedback were an essential aspect of the transfer of complex knowledge” — Hinds & Pfeffer (2003). What we do not know. Our networks are great places for serendipitous connections.

Future: Another Nine Shift prediction comes true!

Nine Shift

When we wrote NineShift in 2003, some 6 years ago, we predicted the rich would become poorer. Yes, yes yes! Another Nine Shift prediction has come true. Shift Number Six.

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#ForTheWeb

Harold Jarche

In 2003 I started freelancing, working from here in Sackville , New Brunswick, Canada — population 5,000. In 2003 my professional network was comprised of my ex-military connections, a few university ones, and some professionals in our rural region.

Innovation and National Security in the 21st Century

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The costs of sequencing the human genome have declined from hundreds of millions of dollars when the genome was first sequenced in 2003 to under $1,000 now.

I Have Glimpsed the Future of Commercial Aviation. There Were Fewer Workers There.

Andy McAfee

Even though it seems Lufthansa has had its ‘Quick Boarding’ gates up and running since 2003, today was the first time I experienced one.

expectations

Harold Jarche

My company is called Jarche Consulting , a term I chose in 2003 that would allow me to change my lines of business without requiring a name change. I am a different kind of consultant now than I was in 2003. I have worked as an external ‘consultant’ for the past 20 years.

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Charles Jennings

(a version of this article was originally written as background for an #OzLearn chat held on Twitter, 11th November 2014) The Power of Embedded Learning A common finding that has emerged from study after study over the past few years is that learning which is embedded in work seems to be more effective than learning away from work.

ten years

Harold Jarche

On 21 April 2003, jarche.com went online. In 2003 social media were primarily blogs. In 2003 Twitter did not exist and WordPress was only released in May of that year.

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working collaboratively and learning cooperatively

Harold Jarche

Improving Organizational Performance. Organizational performance improvement is comprised of reducing errors and increasing insights, according to Gary Klein.

70:20:10 – Above All Else It’s a Change Agent

Charles Jennings

As Jay Cross pointed out back in 2003: “At work we learn more in the break room than in the classroom. “Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”

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I need some help

George Siemens

In 2003 I posted a few articles online on open source movements and learning: Open source p.I , Open Source p.II , and Why we should share learning material. On February 8, I’ll be delivering a talk at TEDxEdmonton’s event Rethinking Open Source Culture. I have benefitted enormously from open learning. Open online courses in particular have been among the most significant learning experiences in my life. I’m not a programmer.

I suggest Gitmo

Doc Searls

The sentencing judge has routed five thousand kids to the centers since 2003. In the NYTimes: Judges Plead Guilty in Scheme to Jail Youths for Profit. Specifically, for $2.6 million. The story says the judges are headed for federal prisons. I wonder which ones?

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diverse networks, strong relationships

Harold Jarche

strong interpersonal relationships that allowed discussion, questions, and feedback were an essential aspect of the transfer of complex knowledge” – Hinds & Pfeffer (2003). Sharing complex knowledge requires trusted professional relationships.

seek, sense, share globally

Harold Jarche

Being able to connect so easily with others who have similar interests is incredibly powerful, and this was very difficult even when I started as a freelancer in 2003. When I started writing this blog almost a dozen years ago, I was pretty excited to connect with people in other countries.

reflecting on the future of knowledge

Harold Jarche

I started my independent consulting practice in 2003 and one of the first books I purchased was — The Future of Knowledge: Increasing Prosperity through Value Networks by Verna Allee (2002) Butterworth-Heinemann (ISBN: 0750675918).

Coaching Should Be An Expectation Of All Connected Leaders

Dan Pontefract

Between 1993 and 2003, David Galloway was the vice president of customer care at Crystal Decisions—the original makers of Crystal Reports software—a company I used to work at until it was acquired by Business Objects in 2003.