Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

The article provides an interesting overview of social network sites and the various roles they tend to serve, especially for kids. Here’s an early typology of social network sites that I sketched out after reading the article.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

The article provides an interesting overview of social network sites and the various roles they tend to serve, especially for kids. Here’s an early typology of social network sites that I sketched out after reading the article.

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Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network

Eide Neurolearning

Monday, January 31, 2011 Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network The bigger your social network, the bigger your brain - well, at least your amygdala. To calculate your social network, fill out the Social Network Index here.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The Economics of Attention

John Hagel

We can try to understand larger chains, networks, or loopings of attention, as it passes, say from person to person. Read More] Tracked on December 07, 2006 at 01:06 AM » Attention. Cheers, Rajan Posted by: Rajan | December 18, 2006 at 10:15 AM Wow.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Mastering New Marketing Practices

John Hagel

The winners in this new world will be orchestrators who can mobilize rich networks of resources to serve customer needs. Successfully attracting attention requires an understanding that attention is highly context sensitive – it is both deeply personal and social at the same time.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Creation Nets

John Hagel

Unfortunately, this term has been so broadly used that it encompasses everything from a one-off licensing deal to massive networks of participants collaborating on innovation initiatives. Read More] Tracked on May 05, 2006 at 05:31 AM » Accelerated change threatens eLearning ROI.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Peace and Entrepreneurship

John Hagel

for their efforts to create economic and social development from below. It fosters social networks in remote villages that take on a lot of the administration and monitoring costs that banks traditionally assumed.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Skills for the 21st Century - Engineering Systems Solutions to Real World Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Sophisticated applications - such as those increasingly encountered in business, health care, government and education - require the ability to comprehend, synthesize and integrate lots of different factors into a holistic, human-oriented design.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Offshoring and Healthcare

John Hagel

subscription required) which appeared in the March/April 2006 issue of Foreign Affairs. This is where that New York Times article on October 15, 2006 comes in. Posted by: neelakantan | October 23, 2006 at 10:10 PM 1. The technique is value network analysis.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Joga.com and the Return of Community

John Hagel

For evidence, one need only look at Joga.com , a joint initiative sponsored by Nike and Google (for more information, see the Business Week article “Nike, Google Kick Off Social-Networking Site” ). and Adidas signed up as official sponsors for the FIFA World Cup 2006.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Hamel on Management Innovation

John Hagel

In some cases, like certain entrepreneurial companies in China, it is built upon a breakthrough management innovation – global process network management. Posted by: Tom Simon | April 13, 2006 at 09:04 AM Hagel great thoughts!!!

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Jane Jacobs and Cities

John Hagel

Jacobs was an extraordinarily insightful writer who anticipated many of the themes that have become foundations for contemporary social analysis – complex adaptive systems, emergence, social capital and social networks, just to name a few.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: The Soul of a Business – People, Culture and Brand

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Home Archives Subscribe « An Unusual Meeting | Main | Learning without Barriers » November 27, 2006 The Soul of a Business – People, Culture and Brand What is a business? These companies are becoming even less concrete, as once vertically integrated enterprises disaggregate into business webs , or open, virtual enterprises to do business more effectively in a highly networked world. Posted by: Hans Suter | November 27, 2006 at 12:59 AM Culture is a difficult problem.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Irving in (a Virtual World) Wonderland

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Home Archives Subscribe « Skills for the 21st Century - Engineering Systems Solutions to Real World Challenges | Main | Innovation Meeting in Mexico » November 06, 2006 Irving in (a Virtual World) Wonderland I recently joined Second Life (SL) , which describes itself as "a 3D online digital world imagined, created and owned by its residents." My IBM colleagues designed my avatar along with the clothes my avatar wears.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: The Ghost Map

Steven Berlin Johnson

It is something of a classic of both public health and information design. April 04, 2006 in Cities | Permalink Comments Steven, If you would like to spend a few days in San Francisco early in May with a lot of people who are thinking deeply about Networks, visualizations, and other related topics, I'd like to invite you to MeshForum 2006 which I am organizing May 7-9 in San Francisco. Faiser Posted by: Faiser | April 04, 2006 at 07:03 PM Hi,everyone.

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Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog

Tony Karrer

Updates recent studies show additional reasons: Blogging and Social Networking Boosts Your Social Life. This is the difference represented in the shift from traditional classroom based learning and network learning. Blogging is great for forming networks based on weak social ties." Blogging -- It's Good for You.

Brandon Hall Network - Nicely Done?

Tony Karrer

I just saw a post by Mark Oehlert - The Brandon Hall Network - nicely done who said: The functionality set looks good. So congrats on a nicely designed, functional network! Maybe I'm in a grumpy mood because Brandon Hall got rid of their Yahoo Discussion Groups to provide this network. The network UI is hardly "nicely design and functional." Part of my reservation is that it is yet another social networking tool and a blogging tool.

First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

Presentation - ISPI Los Angeles Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Practical Suggestions: Web 2.0 Time Spent on Blogging Risk of Identity Theft Due to Social Networking and Blogging Learning and Networking with a Blog (Deleted Scenes) eLearning Trends eLearning Trends Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 Disruptive Changes in Learning Incredibly Cool!

Education, Technology and Myth

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I don't question if e-learning will reach a tipping point," one author confesses, "but what I [find] myself pondering is when e-learning will reach a tipping point and become a social epidemic." ( Neal e-learn 2004 , emphases added; see also Bull, Bull, Garofalo & Harris, 2002 ; Gandel, Katz, & Metros, 2004 ; Educause, 2002 ). If so, then the mathematics describing the difficusion of technology will be the same as the mathematics underlying social network theory.

Identity Networks Are Here

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

You may not have noticed it, but identity networks arrived last week, and the great land rush for identity consumers has begun. As of right now, there are three major entities who have entered the identity network space. Filling in the forms (which essentially amounts to giving them my life story) makes me a member of the Professional Network. Typepad and the Professional Network use Typekey. At first glance, PA looks just like any other social network.

Adults and MySpace (2)

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This would include message boards, Yahoo and Google groups, Usenet, web hosting sites (such as Geocities), blogging sites (such as Blogger and LiveJournal), and other social networks. Could we ever design a kid-safe area that would satisfy all parents? People who exploit, molest, or otherwise abuse kids, whether online or offline, should be dealt with by society as predators, because they are a social danger.

Slow Learning – #change11

Clark Quinn

Would it look like an LMS over here, training away over there, job aids scattered across portals, and social networks hierarchically structured or completely banned? It talks about modeling, scaffolding and release, naturally incorporating social and meaningful activity into the learning process. However, it still doesn’t consider, really, engagement, nor does an adequate job of considering when connecting to a person is a more valuable solution than designing content.

“is dead” isn’t dead, but needs to die

Doc Searls

Google (in 2006). Social Networking. Social media. Thinking (with various adjectives, especially “design…”). All these living things have been declared dead… Anonymous travel. Apple (in 2005). Blogging (by Francine Hardaway herself , no less). Common courtesy. Driving. Google+. Internal medicine. Journalism (in BuzzFeed, next to “The 30 Most Important Cats of 2012″). Marketing. Microsoft ( Paul Graham , in 2007). Search.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using the Company as the Classroom" (Business Week)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Stephen Downes, Storms and the Karl Kapp Instant Session | Main | Liveblogging Sid Meier 2. » June 05, 2008 "Using the Company as the Classroom" (Business Week) ( Story Link ) "In 2006 alone, U.S. organizations spent an estimated $129 billion on employee learning, according to the American Society for Training and Development.

My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

My contributions included this effort in learning design. s easy to forget the importance of the early instant messaging services, because they played such a significant role in developing a lot of the thinking that would eventually result on social networks and more.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These were designed originally by organizations such as the Open University, in Britain, and Canada''s Athabasca University. Technological systems based on these designs were first developed by the aviation industry, in the form of the AICC specification (Aviation Industry Computer Based Training (CBT) Committee). Content Syndication Networks The concept of content syndication originates with the newspaper industry. which is essentiallythe cMOOC design).

Social Business in the Age of the Customer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Social Media is one of the hallmarks of our digital age, enabling individuals and communities to create and share user-generated content. Starting about a decade ago with the rise of Web 2.0 , we have seen the explosive growth of social media technologies, - e.g., blogs, wikis and podcasts, - as well as platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube with hundreds of millions of users.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. trainingwreck , January 23, 2010 Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Extending elearning? I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions.

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Reflections on the Mood of the Country

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This Republican hegemony lasted but two years, as the Democrats gained control of the House and Senate in 2006. The figures were similar in the 2006 and 2008 elections when around 90% voted for House candidates of their own party. These same CNN polls show that in the 2006 House elections, independents voted 57% for Democrats and 39% for Republicans. They create a satisfying outlet for frustration and a means for social connection. “But

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What tools should we learn?

Harold Jarche

Social Bookmarks. Perhaps the simplest way to start sharing organisational knowledge is with social bookmarks. Enter the social bookmark. Social bookmarks are web sites that let you create an account in order to save web pages. Blogging is Networking.

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Working smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Social signals. That’s determined by social factors.

The boundaries of crowdsourcing and how it relates to open innovation

Trends in the Living Networks

In any case here are the answers I gave the interviewer: 1) The term "crowdsourcing" first coined by Jeff Howe in a June 2006 Wire Magazine article. While graphic design crowdsourcing platform 99designs is open to all, Logoworks uses only a select group of designers. The very high uptake of social networks in Turkey shows both familiarity with online tools, and a propensity to share. Crowdsourcing Global economy Social media

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. The intent of such systems is to to facilitate the conversation and interaction around episodic learning events in a distributed environment, transforming them from elements in a linear flow-based design to free-floating objects in an environment. 2006, June 1). 2006). 2006).

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

They are however designed to be standalone talks as well so hopefully you will not be as unfulfilled after the talk as you might be afraid of being. What I want to examine in this talk, is not the problem MOOCs solve at the moment but the problem MOOCs were designed to solve. 2006).

A sense of bewronging

Doc Searls

Social networks&# are getting out of control. The cow is just one of our many social networks. This, however, is not a social effect. This may be “social,&# but only in a very loose sense. The seond is “social.&#

Think for yourselves, plagiarists

Jay Cross

In 2006, Jossey-Bass published a book of mine on Informal Learning. ASTD InfoLine : Designing for Informal Learning b y Bruno Neal, Linda Hainlen. ” How social networks and Web 2.0 ” Learning Networking through Mobile Apps , proposal defense by jepputeh iot.

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I also checked out Nancy White’s Communities and Networks site under Discussion Forums , Case Studies of Discussion Forums , and Community Building and Discussion Forums. Business Casual , October 29, 2008 Making Intranet Discussion Groups Effective - eLearning Technology , June 15, 2006 Requirement to Social Learning Adoption #2 - Compatibility - Engaged Learning , February 24, 2009 The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 &

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The Power of Power Laws

John Hagel

Andriani and McKelvey focus on the desperate efforts of social “scientists” to fit social phenomena into Gaussian distributions. But it is not just social scientists who fall prey to this temptation to adopt a Gaussian view of the world.

The IT-based Transformation of Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

His discussion of services is largely based on his 2006 paper, The 4th Service Transformation: The Algorithmic Revolution , which was later followed by a more comprehensive 2010 paper, Services with Everything: The ICT-Enabled Digital Transformation of Services co-written with Stuart Feldman , Jonathan Murray , Niels Christian Nielsen and Kenji E.

Publication Day For Scaling Up Excellence -- and Facebook's 10th Anniversary!

Bob Sutton

 Facebook had moved to Palo Alto by 2006, located just a few blocks from the Stanford campus (where Huggy and I teach).   Indeed, the controversial Facebook film The Social Network reinforces this view. Today is Facebook’s 10 th Anniversary.

MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Hence, a MOOC is to my mind, defined along the following four dimensions: [slide 3 – massive] Massive - here I mean not necessarily the success of the MOOC in attracting many people, but in the design elements that make educating many people possible. In practice, what this means is a system designed so that bottlenecks are not created in any of the four attributes: modeling, demonstration, practice, and reflection. but also to be involved in the design of these.

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Evaluation of CL/4291 “Draft text of the Recommendation concerning Open Educational Resources”, UNESCO

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Is it all and only “appropriate pedagogical methodologies, well-designed learning objects and the diversity of learning activities”? There is first of all significant ambiguity in the terms “appropriate” and “well-designed”.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Downes, 1998) At the time, I was working as a distance education and new media design specialist at Assiniboine Community College, and I wrote the essay to defend the work I was doing at the time. “We 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. Lamb & Johnson, 2006) Second, and less obvious, was the evolution of asynchronous communication.