Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The talk is called "Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World" and I want to begin with a story that came across the wires recently and I thought was very appropriate for this venue. It''s rather more like a mesh network, in which each starling is reacting only to the seven starlings around it. The hashtag is a way of creating self-organizing networks. Hashtag networks can be seen as self-organizing ideas. Reclaimed learning is network learning.

[berkman] Dries Buytaert: Drupal and sustaining collaborative efforts

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. Open source Joomla recently hired some developers to work on their core software, which has led some of the contributors to back off. Why should they contribute their time if Joomla is paying some folks? Joomla's experience illustrates the truth of the Wealth of Networks : Putting money into collab can harm the collab.]

Drupal 146

Using a CMS to Make Your Website Social

Beth Kanter

But a good CMS can also facilitate constituent relationships in a number of other ways, including facilitating comments, blogs and social media. Allowing visitors to sign in using their Facebook and Twitter accounts can make it easier for them to share your nonprofit’s information with their networks and followers. Note from Beth: Your web site is your home base is the heart and soul of your content strategy.