Design for Search

Tony Karrer

Most of our activity is looking up information, so the most common use case is search, evaluate, keep, organize. In 2004, about 40% of people visited a homepage and then drilled down to where they wanted to go and 60% use a deep link that took them directly to a page or destination inside a site. The rest search and get straight there. Interesting post by Donald Clark that points to a BCC article - Web users 'getting more selfish'.

An Amazing Story About a Certified Asshole on This American Life.

Bob Sutton

Search. Rakesh Khurana: Searching for a Corporate Savior: The Irrational Quest for Charismatic CEOs. Rakesh Khurana: Searching for a Corporate Savior: The Irrational Quest for Charismatic CEOs. As regular readers of Work Matters know, since I published The No Asshole Rule in 2007 (or really, since I published a short essay on the rule  in Harvard Business Review in 2004) I have since been deluged with stories about certified assholes of every stripe. Bob Sutton.

Trending Sources

Introducing Findings

Steven Berlin Johnson

I wrote a little lovesong to Devonthink for the New York Times Book Review in 2004.) A blog post I had written about Devonthink in 2004 had included this little riff: The other thing that would be fascinating would be to open up these personal libraries to the external world. That would be a lovely combination of old-fashioned book-based wisdom, advanced semantic search technology, and the personality-driven filters that we've come to enjoy in the blogosphere.

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Rethinking John Wanamaker

Doc Searls

…or, from T he Economist in 2013, a wonderful article which draws attention to research which counters the common view about search engine advertising. . In “ The Waste in Advertising is the Part That Works ,” (Journal of Advertising Research, December, 2004, pp.

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Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Stanford’s Institute of Design , - better known as the, - was launched in 2004 as a graduate program that integrates business, the social sciences, the humanities and other disciplines into more traditional engineering and product design.

PKM: The Book

Harold Jarche

I have been writing about personal knowledge management on this blog since 2004. If I do not have to search for my next paid work contract, then I can focus on the book. With almost every client engagement I see its usefulness in the workplace.

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Larry's magic numbers - bite.

Martijn Linssen

from 2004 to 2009 SAP revenue grew 42.7% from 2004 to 2009 Oracle revenue grew 128.4% from 2004 to 2009 So, absolutely incomparable : IBM hardly moved, SAP stayed above inflation level, and Oracle more than doubled its revenue. over 2004 to 2009 SAP has an average R&D% of 13.9%

What happened to nonviolence?

Doc Searls

There seems to be a seasonal-ish rhythm to searches for the two terms, but non-violence has been going steadily down while nonviolence has flattened since about ’08. Two graphs tell some of the story.

Becoming MOOC

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A student who cannot navigate complex websites, search for and assess resources, or make new friends through a social network may have difficulty navigating through a cMOOC. Siemens, 2004) What, then, would promote learner efficacy even in chaotic or noisy environments? 2004, December 12). There are two types of MOOCs. On the one hand, there is the xMOOC - this is a formal course created in a site like Coursera or EdX.

Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network

Eide Neurolearning

skip to main | skip to sidebar Eide Neurolearning Blog Weekly articles related to brain-based learning and learning styles, problem-solving and creativity, kids, families, and parenting, gifted and visual learners, dyslexia, attention deficit disorders, autism, and more.

What and who are we?

Doc Searls

Here’s a graphic that might help frame the what question: It’s a Google Ngram that plots the prevalence of two terms — consumer and customer — in books between 1770 and 2004. Thanks to the Library of Economics and Liberty for making those searches possible.)

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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. Technorati , IceRocket , PubSub and other live RSS-fed search engines came along to address that issue, as did Google Blogsearch as well.

Generation Rwanda: Two Stories

Beth Kanter

The site was established in 2004 on the 10th Anniversary of the genocide in partnership with the Rwanda Government, Kigali City Council, and Aegis Trust, a charity in the UK dedicated to the prediction, prevention, and ultimately elimination of genocide.

Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four

Martijn Linssen

I went through every annual report from 2004 till 2010, 2010 not being available for every company yet, and took revenue and operating income or operating profit. Business or Pleasure? -

We Are All New Immigrants to the Hyperconnected World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

He observed that when he started writing That Used to be Us , he went back and looked at The World is Flat , which he had written in 2004. These companies and technologies had not been born or were in their infancy in 2004, yet they are now a major part of our conversations. Such an expanded view of entrepreneurship is reminiscent of the immigrant culture that attracted millions to the US in search of prosperity through talent and hard work.

The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Itused to be the case – it’s not now because Google stepped in – that if you dida search for a topic that is covered by Wikipedia, you couldn’t find theWikipedia article. All you’d hit were these commercial versions, because theycan afford to pay for search engine optimization and Wikipedia can’t. Now overtime Google stepped in and like the hand of God reaching down elevatedWikipedia up in the search rank, so this doesn’t work anymore. They’ve been search-engine optimized.

Learning Trends 2014


TinCan is not a "replacement" for SCORM 2004 or SCORM 1.2. There is a tremendous awareness of the need for performance support, contextual search, self-navigation, and new ideas like 70/20/10.

The Irony of The New Times Reporting on "Knowledge Jobs"

Nine Shift

The New York Times has only used the term "knowledge jobs," according to its own search engine, a total of four times. January 6, 2004. And, if you read the last paragraph in this post: Plus, oh my, the irony! Last month The New York Times used, probably for the first time, the term "knowledge jobs" in a front page story. . Knowledge jobs" are the entire, totality of economic prosperity for post-industrial countries in this century. And yet. AND YET.

A New Style of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Tom himself made such a transition when in 2004 he left his position as the Silicon Valley reporter for the Financial Times to found Silicon Valley Watcher , one of the first journalists to leave a position with a major newspapers to make a living as a journalist blogger. About a year ago I wrote a blog on the post retirement phase of my life.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Often user interaction is provided – the user might type a term into a search widget, for example – and often some form of processing is requested at the remote website. But there will continue to be an evolution of the model as developers search for the right balance between social function and individual identity, between the common software platform and individual control. Fenning, 2004) We continue to organize classes in grades, sorted, especially in the earlier years, by age.

EPSS and ePerformance

Tony Karrer

In a comment in my post Amusing Findings in Keywords Jack Pierce asked: I'm searching for the right term for what a lot of us do when we do EPSS type solutions. Now, go to get plenty of hits if you search ecoaching, or eperformance, for that matter, but they mostly do not have to do with anything related to elearning. Do these still hold to you (a search on esupport or e-support gets you mostly remote software support sources)?

Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2006) - Summary

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

and that by explicitly applying the HD method they larn to analyze problms and search for explanations - But: Patel and Groen - the HD method may not be the most appropriate way to solve problems Patel, Groen, Norman: when you teach basic science in a clinical setting, students have difficulty separating it from the particular clinical problems into which it has been integrated (ie., Note: I'm posting this as an example of a rigorous examination and deconstruction of an academic paper.

The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

of the CC licenses (May 24, 2004) that attribution became mandatory on every license. Employ the following search text in Google: “locke ‘removes out of the state of nature’”. This is a very precise search and should take us straight to the original source, which is public domain (having been published in 1690) and freely available on the web, via the Gutenberg Project. Search your local bookstore for the public domain version of Locke’s Second Treatise ; you won’t find it.

Micah Sifry: Why the Net’s effect on politics has disappointed us

David Weinberger

The percentage of money coming from small donors is essentially constant from 2004 to 2012, without even considering the superpacs enabled by the Citizens United case. So there’s a lot of soul searching to be done by the tech community.

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

Intangible assets — a skilled workforce, patents and know-how, software, strong customer relationships, brands, unique organizational designs and processes, and the like — generate most of corporate growth and shareholder value,” wrote NYU Professor Baruch Lev in Harvard Business Review in June 2004.

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

Bob Sutton

Search. Rakesh Khurana: Searching for a Corporate Savior: The Irrational Quest for Charismatic CEOs. Rakesh Khurana: Searching for a Corporate Savior: The Irrational Quest for Charismatic CEOs. 2004 Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other People’s Min ds , by Howard Gardner. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group. 17 Things I Believe.

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The New Entrepreneurship: Back to the Roots of the American Dream

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This is not just a case of companies moving jobs overseas in search of lower costs. Other major studies, like the 2004 US National Innovation Initiative have made similar recommendations. The latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that the US unemployment rate continues to hover around 9%. Gallup’s measurements are somewhat higher at 9.2%.

MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A cultural organization may want to promote an idea, but it will also have financial needs, and will soon search for business models to sustain its online course. Wenger, Communities of practice: a brief introduction, 2004) Learning in the community of practice takes the form of what might be called ‘peer-to-peer professional development activities’.

About Nancy White | 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… Nov 03 2007 About Nancy White Published by Nancy White Nancy J.

When Words Get in the Way - Verbal Mediation Interferes with Spatial Imagery

Eide Neurolearning

Examples: - After viewing a video of a bank robbery, subjects were 64% accurate picking the robber from a line if they relied on vision alone, but only 38% accurate if they gave a verbal description of the robber before searching the lineup.

Tabbing into the New Year

Doc Searls

DIY radio with PODcasting | Doc Searls’ IT Garage In which I predicted, in September 2004, when a search for “Podcasting” brought up just 24 results, that it would be huge. Some tabs I just closed, with reasons why I had them open… Optimism: A Driving Force of Human Evolution | The Technology of Us Don Peppers, who put the book together, makes clear why he’s been a guiding light for the duration.

Harold Jarche » Wake up and smell the coffee

Harold Jarche

Asked last year by ASTD what currently frustrated him about the training and development profession, he said: “The same thing that frustrated me 45 years ago—the fact that it’s a solution in search of a problem.

Measuring What Matters: From Outputs to Outcomes: Part 2

Steve Denning

The methodology is explained in detail in Mike Cohn’s classic book, User Stories Applied (2004) and summarized in chapter 6 of my book, The Leader’s Guide to Radical Management (2010). As the user of a job search Web site, I want to be able to find and apply for jobs that might interest me. We live now in the age of customer capitalism. [1]

My Moodle Test


I didn’t believe it myself, so I did the following Google search: “Moodle and standards.” Its 18 months old, so I did a quick search of the Moodle forums to see what the status of the SCORM export feature is today. Perusing a bit further, I came across the following: SCORM 2004 is not completely supported in Moodle at this stage. So, open source Moodle sort of imports SCORM 2004, the most prevalent e-learning standard? Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Doc Searls Weblog · Future to Newspapers: Jump in the river

Doc Searls

Unless, of course, it’s been fed out through syndication and picked up by a news reader or feed search engine (e.g. Let’s see… A search for ona and toronto on Technorati brings up 29 results.

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A spot of reflection – shifting from me to we | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Here is a bit about e/merge for context… e/merge 2008 – Professionalising Practices is the third virtual conference on educational technology in Africa and builds on the e/merge conferences in 2004 and 2006. I have been a part the first two e/merges (2004 and 2006).

A handslide victory

Mind Hacks

The Economist reports on new research finding that searches for internet porn increased in states who backed the winning party in an election. No matter which side won, searches for porn increased in states that had voted for the winners and decreased in those that had voted for the losers.

“Complicated” vs. “Complex”

Martijn Linssen

Kassel, GE: Kassel University Press, 2004. Kauffman, Stuart, At Home in the Universe: The Search for Laws of Self- Organization and Complexity, New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. Someone asked for comment, I offered it. The background: A gentleman who makes a living “reducing complexity” for IT systems keeps running into some of us on Twitter who study complexity.

Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

Downes, Theory of Learning Networks, 2004) PLE functions: aggregate remix repurpose feed forward It's interesting to see this perspective on the PLE where it is part of the Connectivism course and students are naturally motivated (or required) to share. In many cases, I find myself searching for the right person as an answer to my learning / work need rather than finding the right content. There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning.

Domino’s: It Takes More Than Campaigns To Look Good Naked

Steve Denning

Despite the recent gains, Domino’s share price is still barely ahead of where it was in 2004. . Image via Wikipedia. My fellow Forbes contributor, Chunka Mui, has an insightful and entertaining article, How Dior, Galliano and iPad2 Reinforce the Need for Businesses to Look Good Naked.