What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon.

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.

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SCoPE: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

SCoPE: Seminars: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 How do you track and keep up with blog conversations? How do you manage your time as you engage in social networks? Many of us confess to fumbling along and we engage in multiple networks.

The immense social media opportunity for real estate

Ross Dawson

The journalist writing the article called me for some comments and included this at the end of the piece: Social-media expert Ross Dawson said Facebook had enormous potential, but many real estate agent’s efforts were “terrible” “They just don’t understand it.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Someone buy me this poster

Mark Oehlert

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The secrets of BigCommerce’s success

Ross Dawson

They starting with a lot of keyword research, initially guessing and then refining and tweaking based on data on who is buying. Below is an example of one of BigCommerce’s successful tutorials, on how to rank on long tail searches on Google.

Bridging Across Language Online | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

on 23 Oct 2008 at 2:23 am Another site that may help bridge the language barrier is: [link] They let you create a multilingual widget for your site (including Blogs, Social networks, eBay, etc.).

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Tom and I disagree and then I kinda support his argument?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Federal Government Distributed Learning Association (FGDLA) | Main | Learning Games at Wharton » December 04, 2007 Tom and I disagree and then I kinda support his argument?

The race to platform education

George Siemens

As liberating as the web is, tremendous centralization of control is occurring in numerous spaces: Google in search/advertising/Android, Amazon in books/cloud computing, Facebook in social networks, etc. Facebook has mastered this in the social network space as well. Facebook is now well past being a social network. Why buy an LMS when you can buy the educational process?

In praise of Texture

Dave Snowden

“I search for the realness, the real feeling of a subject, all the texture around it… I always want to see the third dimension of something… I want to come alive with the subject” – Andrew Wyeth, Artist.

My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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. For me, 2002 was the year of learning object repository networks.

12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead

Ross Dawson

Today I launch my 12 Themes for 2012, in conjunction with Future Exploration Network. Our privacy has been gradually eroding for years, as social networks mine and use our personal information, and marketers piece together the profusion of data they have gathered on who we are and how we buy.

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5 Disruptive Trends That Will Alter Your Mobile Strategy


Furthermore, while social media monitoring and exploring, I am seeing an increase in not only speculation of that point, but a firm belief from others in the industry that there IS a shift happening in todays learning market. There is an incredible demand for data, social interactions and collaboration today, in what people are deeming the “communication age” or the “social age.” Social and mobile converge.

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The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Data is now being generated by just about everything and everybody around us, including not only the growing volume of online and offline transactions, but also web searches, social media interactions, billions of smart mobile devices and 10s of billions of IoT smart sensors. .

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The Spinner’s hack on journalism

Doc Searls

It turns out, however, that the social network also now lets this same average individual place ads that aim to manipulate other such individuals, all thanks to the mediation of a relatively new and little-known company… Brainwashing your wife to want sex?

HubSpot and RentJuice: When New Technologies Meet Old Ways of Working

Andy McAfee

Its founders felt that the classic methods — cold-calling, blanketing prospects with snailmail and email, setting up booths at trade shows, buying advertising, and so on — were losing their effectiveness in a world of caller ID, spam filters, search engines, TiVo, social networking software, and limited attention spans.

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

Twitter has now become, once again, another messaging board system, like a good bunch of them out there of the once so-called social networking sites. Once again, another social networking site biting the dust and become absorbed by that frenzy of becoming the new media.

Saving the Internet—and all the commons it makes possible

Doc Searls

What you will find is pervasive surveillance of everyone and everything—and ranking of people in its Social Credit System. China punished 23 million people with low social credit scores by banning them from traveling. [1]

The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Many trends reflect the growing dominance of the Internet as an enabling technology, as well as a model and metaphor for commercial and social interactions,” says the report in its introduction. It’s also necessary to step up to the rising costs of social services, especially health care.

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Harold Jarche

The basic premise of the long tail is that there is an equal or perhaps larger market of those willing to buy unpopular items (or services) than all the people who buy the popular items.

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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.&#

@Janetter or How I Started to Enjoy Twitter Once Again

Luis Suarez

It was my favourite social networking tool by far. She liked the experience and right away I thought about giving it a try myself, after having been actively searching for a good substitute for Nambu throughout all of this time playing with a bunch of other Twitter clients whether on the Mac or on iOS devices. Janetter’s searching capabilities and real-time searches are just superb! There used to be a time when I was very much in love with Twitter.

Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter for May 2011

Jay Cross

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. MoveOn Co-Founder Talks Social Networking - Jay Cross , May 31, 2011. The Networked Workplace - Harold Jarche , May 22, 2011. How social media and big data will unleash what we know - Dion Hinchcliffe , May 12, 2011. The Pull of Narrative – In Search of Persistent Context - John Hagel , May 23, 2011. Social learning for collaborative work - Harold Jarche , May 18, 2011.

Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

We are moving towards a Web of the world in which mobile communications, social technologies and sensors are connecting people, the Internet and the physical world into one interconnected network,” says the report in its introduction. Our Web searches and sites visited, including our likes and dislikes and purchase histories. End users benefit from free, personalised consumer experiences such as Internet search, social networking or buying recommendations.” “And

Information, Money and Related Subjects

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, mainframes, minicomputers, data networks, transaction processing and data bases enabled financial innovations like ATMs and credit cards. Smart mobile devices, broadband wireless networks, cloud-based services and big data are now ushering the next major phase in the evolution of money and payments. Ordinary Indians will find it easier to buy and sell things online,”.

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Growth flows naturally from the inside

Martijn Linssen

Thats change - you werent paying attention Do you consider buying machines in stead of hiring new people? Globalisation|growth|maturity|social media|trust| Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. The social threshold - why cross it?

Help Create Resources for Keynote?

Tony Karrer

These would be organized around the following categories: Search Keep/Organize/Refind/Remind Leverage Expertise (Network) Collaborate Scan (Continuous Awareness/Learning) Learning 2.0 I'm also not sure that I buy that this quite tells a Workplace Learning Professional what they should do in terms of their personal use and in terms of how these might be used in their organizations.

On cryptocurrencies, blockchain and all that

Doc Searls

These transactions are verified by network nodes and recorded in a public distributed ledger called a blockchain. “A cryptocurrency system is a network that utilizes cryptography to secure transactions in a verifiable database that cannot be changed without being noticed.”

Will books survive? A scorecard…

David Weinberger

After we have networked digital books, we’ll still have and produce physical books. Social flags. Ebooks can serve the same role when introduced into social networks, including social networks explicitly built around books, such as LibraryThing.com. In fact, orthodox Jews can’t use electronic devices on the Sabbath, so they are certainly going to continue to buy pbooks.

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An Emerging Platform for Digital, Inclusive Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It marked the passage of the Internet from a network primarily used by universities, research labs and geeks in general, to a platform with a vastly expanded reach and connectivity. The explosive growth of increasingly powerful, inexpensive and smart mobile devices ; the rise of cloud computing , which is enabling the economical distribution of sophisticated services and apps to all those devices; and ubiquitous, broadband wireless networks linking it all together.

The Social Sh*tpile: Social Everything

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 6 July 2010 The Social Sh*tpile: Social Everything Social CRM: pleonasm or tautology? Now we have Social CRM , or at least we are about to have it. The Social Competitor, nicking great clients and opportunities?

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. Not getting the point that learning today is about play and socializing.

Research and Evidence

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Here's what Siemens says about these colleagues in his recent blog post on the debate: One approach is to emphasize loosely coupled networks organized by ideals through social media.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Introducing The Conversation Prism eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008 TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart How to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPoint Presentations LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Corporate Policies on Web 2.0 Try Before You Buy Tools Used Better Conferences - Response Needed Roles in CoP's The science of learning Learning 2.0

The Data Bubble II

Doc Searls

Social Networks Weigh Privacy vs. Profits. The Dangers of Web Tracking (buy Nicholas Carr). Who we are is something we possess and control—or would at least like to think we do—no matter how well some of us (such as advertisers) rationalize the “socially derived&# natures of our identities in the world. Dig his first paragraph: Monday I talked about the social networking bubble. I love that he calls social networking a “bubble&#.

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Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – Mophie, Gum Max and Logitech

Luis Suarez

As I have mentioned on my last blog post , here’s a follow-up entry for today where I’m going to pick things up from where I left them around some additional Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker.

The Mall Wide Web

Doc Searls

It begins, Google handles nearly two-thirds of Internet search queries worldwide. Analysts reckon that most Web sites rely on the search engine for half of their traffic. Google’s dominance of the search business is an interesting problem, but it’s also something of a red herring. Seems to me the bigger problem is what the search business — which consists entirely of advertising — is doing to the Web. “Social&# sites are malls.

References on Lurking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We spoke briefly about Networks of Practice before I had to leave at the end of the morning session.

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Connectivism and the Primal Scream

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

One of the major reasons for Google''s success is that novices can enter into the system in a very gentle way: they can begin with search, and bit by bit, be drawn into Google''s much more extensive ecosystem. New to Connectivism and social media?

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I want to talk to you about the concept of free, the concept of open learning, the concept of networked learning in a networked world and the concept of the institution. Watters, 2014) This is a patent for setting up a regional network in the south western United States.

KMaus09: Day two NASA keynote

Dave Snowden

We have a network now which is good, but now power cords! Chairman's introduction is still running, but we move over to the first keynote Manson Yew who is project manager for the NASA Engineering Network (not Jeanne Holm), but Manson works for her and teaches with her. Now saying that search engines on their own will not work, but instead they use key words pulled out on all information objects.

What Not To Build

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Even if you have an original website idea, your site, unless it is *very* special (like, say, the Dead Sea Scrolls) will quickly be swamped by the noise and verbiage that is the web, your only traffic search engines and spammers. Don't build a new social network First we had several dozen social networking sites, like Friendster and Orkut and MySpace and Facebook. These became platforms (see above) and then we had social network multiplier sites, like Ning.

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Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

People learn to build the right network of associates and the right level of expertise through informal, sometimes even accidental, learning that flies beneath the corporate radar. Learning is social. Know-how (creative skills, social practices, tacit knowing-as-doing, experience).