100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Here are 100 Twitter feeds to follow for philomaths, the curious and those who would like to improve their general knowledge – from both institutions and individuals – some with a twist and many that will bring you a daily dose of learning! A philomath is a lover of learning.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. is up - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 18, 2009 Facilitating a twitter chat - Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning , March 9, 2010 To get Twitter you gotta Tweet! subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology.

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Improving Your Presentation Skills – Part Deux

Luis Suarez

I am sure that you would probably still remember how a couple of weeks back I put together a blog post where I shared a good number of resources with plenty of hints and tips on helping “ Improve Your Presentation Skills “ No wonder. View more presentations from Nick Smith.

7 Ways to Kill Your Presentation and How to Fix Them

Luis Suarez

The key thing though is whether we are all ready to absorb, change and adapt our presentation skills to make even better pitches to engage our audience(s), which, I guess, is what matters at the end of the day… But what happens when you inadvertently kill your own presentation without even knowing?

Twitter punctuation manners

Martijn Linssen

note the article losing to The Law of Twitter Economics once again] One single tweet, with viewpoints from four people, the order of which being visible and clear to everyone. Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,?

Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations

Tony Karrer

It seems that face-to-face and online presenting are becoming more similar. Some aspects: Wireless access is becoming more common in places where presentations occur. A larger percentage of the audience these days brings a laptop to presentations and it seems that the factor of Laptop Distraction is quieting down. In fact, this is on of my favorite things about online presentations (see Examples of eLearning 2.0 I had a recent presentation at a large corporation.

Twitter, just show us the algorithm - please?

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 9 December 2010 Twitter, just show us the algorithm - please? Each (half) hour I measured the frequency, and the place of both tags as a Twitter Trending Topic (T3). Business or Pleasure? -

Twitter's accidental path to monetisation

Martijn Linssen

This just hit me so Im writing it down as pun, but itll probably show up in another post soon Back to business: Twitter suffers from abundance and free, of course, and has done so for years. This way, Twitter is slowly making their feed scarce. Business or Pleasure? -

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

You know, sending an email is not the same thing as putting together a blog post. But the good thing is that if you would be interested in catching up with the two sessions that have already been provided, not to worry, there are recordings and presentations already available for download.

Blogs in Education

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What is a Blog? A blog is a personal website that contains content organized like a journal or a diary. Readers catch up with blogs by starting at the top and reading down until they encounter material they’re already read. Though blogs are typically thought of as personal journals, there is no limit to what may be covered in a blog. While the earliest blogs were created by hand, blogging becam widely popular with the advent of blog authoring tools.

The Social Organisation Manifesto

Martijn Linssen

Make sure to copy your comment before you click Post or Preview, comments have been reported to get lost sometimes - my apologies for that Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Twitter stats - that just don't add up?

"Social Influence tools" only measure Twitter use

Martijn Linssen

to use Twitalyzer (or Klout for that matter) to make any decision about an individual other than broadly how they use Twitter as a tool is a mistake and does disservice to the individual, Twitter, and our analytics platform There, he said it. Business or Pleasure? -

Do we need to behave differently on Twitter?

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 11 January 2011 Do we need to behave differently on Twitter? Arent the people on Twitter those that you carefully selected and handpicked yourself? And the people that follow you on Twitter - what would you compare them to?

Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning

Ross Dawson

I earlier shared one of his presentations in a post on how the culture of luxury is changing. The slides to his presentation at SXSW today on Culture Networks and the codes that drive them are available below. View more presentations from Tim Stock.

The Power of Words – Back to Blogging!

Luis Suarez

Was it because I participated presenting in some amazing Social Business conference events both in Barcelona (April 5th) and Madrid (April 7th)? Do you remember when I reflected back on the day about those dormant periods with my blogging over here?

The To Tweet Or ReTweet Flowchart

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 13 January 2011 The To Tweet Or ReTweet Flowchart A few posts ago I blogged about behaving differently on Twitter or not. Almost none of you will ever end up there, but I notice an increased lack of attribution now Twitters come mainstream.

Why do you curate? The 3 intents of curation and how they create value

Ross Dawson

Here are the 3 intents, presented in reverse order from the video. I have been blogging for almost 10 years now, and it has been immensely valuable to me in many ways. Social media Social networks Twitter

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January 2014Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Measurement and Learning

Beth Kanter

I’m delighted to be hosting the January, 2014 Nonprofit Blog Carnival. I put the call out for nonprofit blog posts on the topic of measuring your nonprofit’s marketing or communication strategies. Blog Posts About Various Steps of the Measurement Process.

Egypt: Cairo, tens of thousands of people protesting

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 25 January 2011 Egypt: Cairo, tens of thousands of people protesting Directly from Twitter, I am trying to follow the current situation in Egypt. Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,?

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

The Prodigal Parent Stranger titles have appeared on this blog. conference on Twitter via its hashtag #e2conf , I noticed a strange phenomenon: most tweets werent about Enterprise 2.0, Go to a business person and start talking about E20 and micro-blogging, tagging, folksonomy, etc.

No Agile Gospel please, just give me Enlightenment

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Monday, 28 June 2010 No Agile Gospel please, just give me Enlightenment For lack of a logo, heres the Snowbird resort where the Agile Manifesto was developed back in 2001 Agile Software Development presently is suffering from evangelisation, it seems.

Twitter economics: corset creates value

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 2 September 2010 Twitter economics: corset creates value Commenting on The Spirituality of Social Media by Mark Schaefer , I found myself in immediate need of another blog post when I wrote I see amazingly, astonishingly little verbal abuse on Twitter.

Twitter Tweet Button Test

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Wednesday, 11 August 2010 Twitter Tweet Button Test This is a simple test post for the new Twitter Tweet button. I can tweet via the new Twitter button, but the results are delayed by 1 to 2 minutes. Business or Pleasure? -

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Presentation and content.

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 21 December 2010 Presentation and content hardly ever go along [Image by Digital Surgeons , full-size image here ] After the publication of Digital Surgeons Facebook versus Twitter infographic this week, it got quickly republished everywhere, and ReTweeted.

iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Xyleme

Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins.

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Capgemini's comma-splice.

Martijn Linssen

An obvious screenshot from the renewed site, heres the latest Capgemini slogan Capgemini presented a glossy new site this Monday, announced and talked about on Twitter. Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,?

The real cause of Global Warming: the Vatican

Martijn Linssen

Presentation and content hardly ever go along Social (hiccup) CRM tools ► 2011 (29) ► January (29) It's a mobile revolution - not a social media one InMaps - a priceless gem Advertising - paying for our free(mium) world for. Business or Pleasure? -

You Are Invited: Packard Foundation Hosting Google Hangout on Oct 29th at 3 PM PST to Celebrate My 4 Years As Visiting Scholar

Beth Kanter

But, this was back in 2009 in the days when you mentioned Twitter and people would look at you with a puzzling expression or say sarcastically, “Isn’t that where people share what their cat ate for breakfast?” Philanthropy Presenting

2010 - year in review

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Monday, 3 January 2011 2010 - year in review 2010 marked the first full year of blogging for me. On a side note, I commented an estimated 150-200 times on other peoples blogs At the end of the year I made an extraordinary effort to squeeze out 100 posts exactly.

Me, We, Network Presentation at EdMedia

Nancy White

Ostensibly, a conference - Ed-Media - brought me to Hawaii, but my blogging quietude is more about some vacation time. Here inHonolulu, It has been fun to meet some online buddies (from blogs, Twitter, etc.) After all, it was a presentation.

Comparing Facebook influence to Twitter's: #FBRATE

Martijn Linssen

I apologise for this, it means that unique visitor stats below only apply to the US Going by stats from Computerworld and Mashable there should now be around 20 million active Twitter users Active user being someone who visits at least once a month - and I think that is a fair measure.

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

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Friday, 24 September 2010 Larrys magic numbers - bite him in the butt At Oracle Open World, aka #oow10 on Twitter, a lot happened. If you've read my blog ([link] you'll know that I've been equally harsh on SAP. Business or Pleasure? -

5 cool holiday gifts for $25 or less | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Follow Dan on Twitter. Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. So when I find presents that work, I never let go. Dan Pink. Contact. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles. Office Hours. Drive. A Whole New Mind. Johnny Bunko. Daniel H.

Twitter and Webinars

Tony Karrer

Many of the participants are Twitter users who are becoming used to chatting via twitter. have a chat stream happening and there's one going on via twitter. Presentation Mastery: Twitter as a Presentation Resource There are lots of good suggestions in these, but they don't really address the issue of how to present when the audience may be splitting their chat between the webinar tool and twitter. Twitter Chat Annoying?

Twitter stats - that just don't add up?

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Monday, 3 May 2010 Twitter stats - that just dont add up? Business Insider posted Twitter stats last Friday that I missed because it was a national holiday. Twitter stats - that just don't add up? Business or Pleasure? -

Social shifts the focus from Presales to Aftersales

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Wednesday, 1 December 2010 Social shifts the focus from Presales to Aftersales Another one of those great Twitter moments: a thought came to mind during a conversation @KRCraft Let me put it this way: Marketing 1.0 Business or Pleasure? -

Parents, It’s “Back to Cool” Week

Dan Pontefract

Some things to consider: Blogging – encourage your children, of any age, to blog. Helping them to not only blog but paying attention and commenting on their posts is a shrewd ‘back to cool’ move on your part. Private, members only blogs are just as useful.

The future of education. 100 years ago | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Follow Dan on Twitter. Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. 100 years ago The intrepid Maria Popova — BTW, if you’re not subscribing to her newsletter or following her on Twitter , you should — points to a really interesting item in How to Be a Retronaut. Dan Pink.

An introduction to Steve Denning's blog: Rethink

Steve Denning

My daily blog, Rethink, has moved to: [link]. In November 2010, I reviewed a large number of books that discuss in various ways the ongoing reinvention of management and I presented my synthesis of the five interlocking principles of radical management in a twelve-part series of articles. You can follow those blog posts here. Follow Steve Denning on Twitter @stevedenning.

Which do you prefer: An expensive latte or an expensive loan.

Dan Pink

Follow Dan on Twitter. Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. Yesterday I heard a terrific presentation from Kevin Volpp , a University of Pennsylvania economist and physician who studies, among other things, how techniques from behavioral economics can nudge people into healthier behaviors.