#10books that changed my life

Doc Searls

There’s a challenge going around Facebook: to name ten books that have changed your life. All of George’s books changed me. Typee rocks too. Co-writing it changed my life. His work opened my mind in many ways. Besides being a great lover of books, Chris is a broadcasting legend whose Radio Open Source is a treasure that spills weekly onto the Net and WBUR.

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leadership through cooperation

Harold Jarche

An open source approach to sharing research seems to be the optimal model for rapid knowledge transfer. The spread of information has changed in the last two decades. Azeem Azar has identified several ways that the corona virus outbreak will change our world.

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The Blockchain and Open Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They’ve both gone on to change the world, - to say the least. Then in the 1990s, the open Internet protocol, - TCP/IP , - was widely embraced by the general IT marketplace, making it possible to interconnect systems and applications from any vendors.

Bias or heuristic?

Dave Snowden

If we look at climate change we know that we should behave differently. So instead we need to create social processes and mechanisms by which habits and dispositional states change. It is about changing the wider dispositional state by multiple small changes.

Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Not only are we now living in a world of constant and rapid change, but the very nature of innovations is quite different. We need to teach students to want to constantly learn new types of things, because that is the world that we are moving into - a world of constant and rapid change.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Gladwells Cellular Church

John Hagel

They adopted and refined the technique of organizing in small cells to achieve change. He notes that “historically, churches have sacrificed size for community” but that this changed back in the 1970s and 1980s when the evangelical movement began to build megachurches.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Brooks/Cheney

Steven Berlin Johnson

Technology | The Guardian | Main | Games and the iPhone » Brooks/Cheney David Brooks writes about Obama and Clintons Jefferson-Jackson speeches last November in his column this morning: Obama sketched out a different theory of social change than the one Clinton had implied earlier in the evening. And standing up, with courage and clear purpose, they somehow managed to change the world!” Error type: Your comment has been posted.

Change 100

Exploring the Potential: Innovating Uses of Technology in Teaching and Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Various types of questions. This is also the place where free and open source software (FOSS) can emerge. But it’s not open source at the moment. Question: security for open source tools. Response: open source more secure than non-open source. That hasn’t changed in 40 years

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Generational Change in the U.S. Military (strategy+business)

Mark Oehlert

» December 07, 2007 Generational Change in the U.S. December 07, 2007 in Culture , Ethno/Anthro , Government | Permalink Technorati Tags : generation , military , strategy+business TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Generational Change in the U.S.

leadership is helping make the network smarter

Harold Jarche

Organizations face more complexity in the type of work they do, the problems they face, and the markets they interact with. Effective networks are diverse and open. They are in service to the network, to help keep it resilient through transparency, diversity of ideas, and openness.

Serverless Computing - An Innovative Approach to Software Development

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Cloud is now an integral part of a company’s IT strategy, grounded in the day-to-day nuts and bolts of implementing change. There’s also an open-source serverless platform, Apache OpenWhisk , on which IBM’s offerings are based, as well as those from other vendors.

What is thought to be is rarely real

Dave Snowden

Presented that contrast without evaluation an essential aspect of changing attitudes by enabling descriptive self-awareness. I should say that this type if mapping is not just of value in knowledge management.

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The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Charles Jennings

Rethink what’s gone before and adapt to change, or keep on doing what’s always been done in the hope beyond hope that it will work. The first of these choices has the potential to place L&D departments at the heart of the changes that are driving successful organisations.

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Harold Jarche » Proficiency-based training

Harold Jarche

link] ConstellationW hjarche: Want to change education? Filed under: Performance Improvement « Wake up and smell the coffee Federman – No educator left behind » 6 Responses to “Proficiency-based training&# Hugh Greenway , on November 26th, 2008 at 12:41 Said: Harold This post and your previous one bring to mind a thought I had whilst attending the ASTD Conference in San Diego earlier in the year (where my eyes were opened to P2P and Cloud learning).

The President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Not surprisingly, change comes slowly to such a complex ecosystem. The Internet changed all that. Everyone was using the same standards, including open source implementations of key protocols.

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5 ways tech startups can disrupt education

George Siemens

Change often comes from the outside. Suggestions: it should be free(mium), grassroots, 21st century learning & teaching, use open content, be open source. What type of tool, or functionality, do you think would disrupt education? What types of tools would teachers need to disrupt education As many theorists of innovation have noted, it’s difficult for mature established fields (and corporations, for that matter) to reinvent themselves.

[eim][semtechbiz] Enterprise Linked Data

David Weinberger

David Wood of 3RoundStones.com is talking about Callimachus , an open source project that is also available through his company. This is rapidly changing the Internet. Traditionally we dealt with this type of demand via data warehousing: put it all in one place for easy access. So, they decided to grab data from the linked open data data cloud and assemble the pages automatically. Borders was too late in changing its tech.

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On cryptocurrencies, blockchain and all that

Doc Searls

It was released as open-source software in 2009. “A cryptocurrency system is a network that utilizes cryptography to secure transactions in a verifiable database that cannot be changed without being noticed.”

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): How will ISD handle "Neural Buddhism"?

Mark Oehlert

shout out to Jerry Michalski for twittering this one - NY Times link ) Today David Brooks wrote a column about how scientific advances can cause massive cultural changes.

Report: Insights from the Google AI Impact Challenge

Beth Kanter

Last year, Google made an open call to organizations around the world to submit their ideas for how they could use AI to help address these social challenges. Each area describes the project idea, type of AI technology and data sources.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Lots of great articles in SCIENCE.that you cant see.

Mark Oehlert

Science 22 February 2008: 1047-1048), Harvard Faculty Votes to Make Open Access Its Default (Lawler, Science 22 February 2008: 1025a), The Critical Importance of Retrieval for Learning (Karpicke and Roediger, Science 15 February 2008: 966-968) Unfortunately my choice is to pay about $40(U.S.)

learn like a gamer

Harold Jarche

Operating systems change. Programs change, get replaced, or become obsolete. By not being active learners we lose the agility to react quickly to changing situations. They might set up their own online community using open source software and their own servers.

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Community Portals

Harold Jarche

Looking back at lessons learned from community portals (2005) I would say that the transactional portal is the only one that still makes any sense to me: Transactional: sites which are accessible, complete, thoughtful, and coherent; and with more than one type of on-line interaction (e.g.

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GDPR will pop the adtech bubble

Doc Searls

But the GDPR did happen, and as a result websites all over the world are suddenly posting notices about their changed privacy policies, use of cookies, and opt-in choices for “relevant” or “interest-based” (translation: tracking-based) advertising.

Learning Electron - Part 2

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

According to Google search, Angular is "a TypeScript -based open-source front-end web application framework led by the Angular Team at Google and by a community of individuals and corporations."

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

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is the analysis of the UNESCO OER resolution I provided to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO prior to the discussion and vote on the resolution concerning Open Educational Resources It is now a matter of historical record that the resolution did pass.

Platforms Are Not Created Equal: Harnessing the Full Potential of Platforms

John Hagel

  Social platforms also include more tightly defined communities of interest that come together around specific shared interests like certain genres of music, types of sports or academic disciplines like history or economics.   Here, we can think about open source software platforms like Linux or Apache.  What if we change the assumption, though?  Platforms are becoming increasingly central to business value creation. 

cities and the future of work

Harold Jarche

The market form, the third form of organization to take hold, enables people to excel at openly competitive, free, and fair economic exchanges. While teams still need time and space to get things done, they also have to stay connected to the quickly-changing external environment.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): @#$&!! Comment Spam

Mark Oehlert

Sorry for any convenience and Ill post again if something changes. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « When did McDs stop giving a crap? Main | If Jim Collins cant get you fired up, you may need to check for a pulse (ASTD Keynote session) » June 04, 2007 @#$&!! Comment Spam So I am getting hammered with comment spam and am playing around with a couple of solutions before I just have to turn them off all together.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Gamelab Institute of Play

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Mobile, collaborative and location-based learning" (FutureLab) | Main | Your LMS Is a Control Freak » September 13, 2007 Gamelab Institute of Play ( link ) "Gamelab Institute of Play promotes GAMING LITERACY--the play, analysis,and creation of games--as a foundation for learning, innovation, andchange in the 21st century.

Not all innovation is disruptive

Harold Jarche

In the book McLuhan for Managers , the authors provide a lens for managers and owners to make business decisions primarily using McLuhan’s laws of media to understand the changes that are possible with any medium.

gamers, artists, and citizens

Harold Jarche

Operating systems change. Programs change, get replaced, or become obsolete. By not being active learners we lose the agility to react quickly to changing situations. They might set up their own online community using open source software and their own servers.

[berkman] Diana Kimball: Coding as a Liberal Art

David Weinberger

By approaching that magic as a collection of component parts instead of an indivisible miracle, we can learn to see through these sleights of typing hands. ” Critical study of selected Github pull requests — how open source projects work, how to rise in the community. ” There’s no better example of this, she says, than open source software. Much of coding is quite new, e.g., open source.

Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

server type, request type (eg., But it's relatively easy to create (I should one day fix gRSShopper to add new account types). That's because there might be different instances of this service out there (it is , after all, open source code).

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The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

One of the most intriguing was The Collaborative Economy , by Jeremiah Owyang , a partner and analyst at Altimeter Group , whose research focuses on the changing relationships between companies and their customers. .

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): More on Making More Better Conferences

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Knowing Without Memory | Main | CNET/Webwares Top 100 Web Apps » June 26, 2007 More on Making More Better Conferences So I kept this one tab open that had a story on it from Forbes because I thought it was interesting but I just didnt know what to do with it. Laptops are open, fingers areflying.

5 recommendations for successfully implementing distributed innovation and shared value

Ross Dawson

While some of the tools have changed since this was written, the principles haven’t. Design processes to match the type of innovation required. Be open throughout the process. Design processes to match the type of innovation required. As you have seen, the collaborative structure of the open source model can be perfect for developing robust and refined products, but only once the initial core has been defined. Be open throughout the process.

Toward post-Journalism journalism

Doc Searls

The industrial system was this pyramid-shaped top-down thing that changed us from individual craftspeople to workers in a system that subordinated our originality to the positions we occupied in an org chart. Anybody know when we first started talking about open source? Depending on when and where you look up open source , you’ll now get up to three billion results, or more. It’s as big as the invention of movable type, or maybe bigger.

The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail | Dawn.


Click here to enlarge Today, while other areas of information publishing have experienced tremendous cost efficiencies and scalability through single-source development, content reusability and cross-platform delivery, eLearning has barely budged from its tactical approach.

Innovation is not a repeatable process

Harold Jarche

If it doesn’t, we might care a bit, but we are much less likely to take action to change things.” Can innovation be promoted through better processes? James Gardner does not think so any more.

Saving the Internet—and all the commons it makes possible

Doc Searls

As a source of abundance, the Internet’s closest equal is the periodic table. This owes partly to the speed of change in what these centers do, but more to the simple fact that what they do is unknowable, by design. Since movable type? Sources.

The revolution brewing in the world of work: Q&A with Rod Collins

Steve Denning

" We now live and work in a permanently fast forward world where the capacity to keep pace with the speed of accelerating change separates the winners from the losers. This is the remarkable power behind open source platforms. Error type: Your comment has been posted.

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Making Software, Making Money

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And not so far as when he says that open source does not work. I hate to be the one to state the obvious, but: the fact that open source didn't work for Dave Tosh doesn't mean that open source doesn't work. He writes, Having worked on a true open source project for more than three years I am now more convinced than ever that the open source model does not work. LiveJournal, which has been around for ages (and open source, too).