cooperation, measurement, security and more

Harold Jarche

Teachers and many parents understand that children’s development is far too complex to capture with an hour or two taking a standardized test. And he agrees that our tendency to distrust outsiders—lending itself to prejudice, violence, and hate—should not be discounted or underestimated. The proper way to conduct ourselves in the complex domain is through experiments. Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media.

Amsterdam Two-Day SenseMaker® Design: Only a week left to take advantage of Early Bird Discount!

Dave Snowden

SenseMaker® is a highly innovative technique to gain insights and support decisions in complex spaces. There are still seats available at the Two Day SenseMaker® Design course in Amsterdam held over 16-17 September 2014. Enjoy EUR200 off the course fees if you sign up before 8 August 2014.

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Amsterdam Two-Day SenseMaker® Design: Only a week left to take advantage of Early Bird Discount!

Dave Snowden

SenseMaker® is a highly innovative technique to gain insights and support decisions in complex spaces. There are still seats available at the Two Day SenseMaker® Design course in Amsterdam held over 16-17 September 2014. Enjoy EUR200 off the course fees if you sign up before 8 August 2014.

Mobile Payments - a Long, Relentless War of Attrition

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It was positioned as a relatively easy, secure way to pay for purchases in physical stores as well as online using a variety of supported Apple devices including iPhones, iPads, Macs and Apple Watch. Apple Pay embraced a number of industry standards, including NFC (near-field communications) for contact-less payments; secure element , a dedicated device chip; and network-based tokenization to protect sensitive financial data. It’s not concerns over security or ease-of-use.

All Social is Learning | Organizational Knowledge Design

Martijn Linssen

Home About Complexity Reading List Knowledge Management Reading List All Social is Learning John 8 comments Decision Science , Social Media Nov 22 I’ve been reflecting lately on my brief sojourn into education reform prior to returning to “the world.” It’s not as if we can automatically discount their intelligence, just the user freindly part on some occasions.

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The case for the death of cash by the hand of digital currencies

Ross Dawson

During the 2008-2009 global financial crisis cash issuance went up substantially, driven by fears that banks were not secure places to hold assets. Recipients of cash can use the funds immediately, leading to discounts for cash payment. Buying, storing, and transacting Bitcoin can be complex and unwieldy. This morning I gave the opening keynote at the ATM and Branch Automation Seminar run by Payments Consulting Network.

Giant Snow Fail Link Sale

Doc Searls

Surveillance, privacy, and security: Europe’s confused response to Snowden | European Council on Foreign Relations. We Should All Step Back from Security Journalism — The Message — Medium. What inferiority complex?’ The FTC Warns Internet Of Things Businesses To Bake In Privacy And Security | TechCrunch. Yelp-hating Italian restaurant ups its one-star review discount to 50% | Ars Technica.

Doc Searls Weblog · UnAmerican Airline

Doc Searls

The short of it is that American Airlines not only decided not to waive the opportunity to soak Jake an extra $359 for moving his departure from New York one day ahead to make his grandma’s funeral, but gave him this peevish, passive-aggressive policy-über-alles response: “American reviewed the policy a few years back and decided that since funeral homes, doctors, and clothiers don’t discount their rates, we shouldn’t either.&#

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stevenberlinjohnson.com: The Ghost Map

Steven Berlin Johnson

Complex story. We are created in year 2003 and we have been trying all we had to make sure that we had a good time and site for our customes to enjoy the good things and every 2 products bought is given a discount of 15% less and buy two phones get one ipod 60gb video free. stevenberlinjohnson.com « | Main | » The Ghost Map A few days ago, I finished the first draft of my fifth book, The Ghost Map.

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Would getting rid of cash make our lives easier and better?

Dan Pink

In his new book, The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers — and the Coming Cashless Society , David Wolman explores the conundrums and complexities of cash. Cash costs too much in terms of time, materials, security, transportation, you name it. On Sunday night I did something that, when you stop and think about it for a moment, was weird.