UX Week 2014 Keynote Josh Clark on the Future of Digital Product Design
AUGUST 7, 2014
Josh is the author of the book Tapworthy: Designing Great iPhone Apps, and frequently gives workshops and talks at conferences around the world. In this interview, Josh and I talk about the current trends in digital product design, and where those trends might be heading.
Facebook vs your IT department
OCTOBER 6, 2012
Walter Adamson posted a really interesting article about the scale of Facebook and the way it is able to support terrifyingly large amounts of information, constant high levels of activity, and global reach to 1,000,000,000 people with almost 100% uptime on comparatively modest resources. Unsurprisingly someone commented on twitter quite quickly that it wasn't a fair comparison and mentioned the different types of applications involved.
What Does Facebook’s New Timeline Apps Mean for Nonprofits?
JANUARY 25, 2012
Remember last September when Facebook announced all those changes to individual profiles, including the timeline? One of the changes was that your friends and fans can do more than “Like” or “Comment” on Facebook. with their Facebook friends.
How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change
OCTOBER 16, 2012
How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement to Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change – guest post by Meghan Keaney Anderson, Hubspot. In late September news trickled out about a change in Facebook’s Edgerank algorithm that was causing big drops in reach for many branded pages.
Making Facebook Groups Rock for Nonprofits – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau
OCTOBER 7, 2011
Note from Beth: While many of us focus our attention on FB pages, Facebook groups can be a good platform for nonprofits to use for informal peer learning groups, getting feedback from your post passionate fans , or to cultivate and support a brand ambassadors group. Photo by Laughing Squid.
Do you want to DO design thinking? Start with the d.School's.
FEBRUARY 25, 2011
Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Bill Moggridge: Designing Interactions. On the temptation to declare "email bankruptcy" » Do you want to DO design thinking? This compilation is intended as an active toolkit to support your design thinking practice. Bob Sutton.
The Social Organisation Manifesto
MAY 26, 2010
op 5/27/2010 02:18:00 AM Labels: 2.0 , adapt , change , E2.0 , maturity , Social Business Design , trust 1 reacties: eva.santisteban said. Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,? Twitter stats - that just don't add up?
Twitter Digest for 2011-05-12
MAY 12, 2011
Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer [link] – includes my age model of formal social learning design #. The Why and How of Using Facebook For Educators – No Need to be Friends At All! Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. A new kind of computer: Chromebook [link] #. link] #. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] #. Becoming an eTeacher [link] #. RT @ thoughtfarmer : Social intranets: Not just for knowledge workers [link] #.
tiny Training: More ID in 140 characters #140id
FEBRUARY 11, 2013
Grace Hopper was one of the designers of the COBOL programing language [link]. — Note: I also set up a 140 University Facebook page which provided another channel for this project.
The rise of mini-blogging in 2011: Tumblr will continue to soar
DECEMBER 7, 2010
Here is an excerpt from the article on mini-blogging: The popularity of Twitter in part reflects a desire for immediate gratification in posting and consumption of information. Traditional blogs are too much work for most people, and Twitter is certainly not for everyone.
Looking for talented editors/ writers / project managers / social media on cool tech, media, and future topics
OCTOBER 4, 2011
Running the site’s social media, including Twitter and Facebook, to build relationships and visibility. Good understanding of and experience with social media including Twitter. - (Ideally) Understand wireframing and able to work with designers and developers. - (Ideally) Excellent research and highly structured report writing capabilities.
Twitter Digest for 2011-06-08
JUNE 8, 2011
London still the top Twitter city in the world [link] #. 1st # realwplearn chat is today at 8 pm BST Topic From Learning Design to Performance Design. Facebook changes privacy settings for millions of users – facial recognition is enabled | Naked Security [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Another great article from @ janebozarth – she makes it so simple. So why is so much e-learning so "controlling"? #.
Training Board Members As Brand Champions on Social and Beyond
JUNE 17, 2015
Finally, we looked over our social media pages including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and our News and Announcements page on our website. The awards presented were for the following areas: Jay Chaudhari received an award for actively following our Facebook and Instagram accounts.
Hugs to Our MX Community
APRIL 27, 2015
As managers and leaders, we’re designing things that we’ve never had to before: careers, teams, organizations, and cultures. Maria Giudice , Product Director at Facebook, Rise of the DEO. Russ Unger , Director of Experience Design at 18F: U.S. We just wrapped our eighth MX.
Using Social Media Effectively and Powerful Tactics Workshop
OCTOBER 24, 2011
The session was designed a mix of strategy with a deep dive into content, measurement, Facebook, and Twitter. Best practices for effective use of common social media tools: Facebook and Twitter. Facebook best practices for nonprofits. Twitter compasspoint.
Learning in 2024 #LRN2024
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
While I couldn’t participate in the twitter chat they held, I optimistically weighed in: “learning in 2024 will look like individualized personal mentoring via augmented reality, AI, and the network” However, I thought I would elaborate in line with a series of followup posts leveraging the #lrn2024 hashtag. And I reckon most learners have begun to use technology in their own ways to get answers, whether via the Google, or social networks like FaceBook and LinkedIn.
Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
conference on Twitter via its hashtag #e2conf , I noticed a strange phenomenon: most tweets werent about Enterprise 2.0, but Social Business In a post of over a year ago , appropriately titled Social Business Design - the beginning or end of E2.0? , Business or Pleasure? -
Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-06-19
JUNE 19, 2011
It’s A Facebook World … Other Social Networks Just Live In It [link] via @ techcrunch #. RT @ LnDDave : Reflections on # realwplearn Chat: From Learning Design to Performance Design: [link] #. 2 Really Simple Ways To Send Audio Tweets To Twitter [link] via @ makeuseof #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Learning is the new work, by @ jaycross [link] #. When is the best time to tweet?
Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media
NOVEMBER 26, 2012
Note from Beth: As part of my work at the Packard Foundation, I’ve had the honor of designing and facilitating a “networked capacity building project” for a cluster of grantees, state-based groups, to be more effective in engaging their networks toward covering uninsured children.
Service Design Drinks and Thinks
APRIL 13, 2010
Service Design Drinks and Thinks is an organic network of designers who believe that better services can and should be designed. From London to Amsterdam to Sydney to São Paulo, groups have self organized to meet and talk about service design, share experiences, and drink together in the interest of making this belief a reality. The third SF Service Design Drinks is Thursday, April 15. Tags: Service Design
Learning is Connecting
MAY 27, 2014
For example, there are how-to videos on YouTube, learning-oriented chats on Twitter, study groups on Facebook, and professional communities on LinkedIn. Here are last year’s top 10 : Twitter: Social network and micro-blogging site. Facebook: Social network.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Facebook on iPhone (Inside Facebook)
AUGUST 28, 2007
Thistranslation of the desktop-based Facebook experience is flawless. Bythat I mean that while not exactly the same, the designers clearlylooked at the user experience they wanted to provide and then lookedfor ways to do that within the confines of this technology.
The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots
MAY 15, 2016
A bot, or as it is more commonly known, a chatbot, is a piece of software that’s designed to simulate a conversation with a (human) user in the interest of giving you information that you want or enable you to complete a transaction ( source ).
Using Peer Learning Strategies To Build A Network
JULY 24, 2012
This peer learning exchange is designed to help state-based groups to be more effective in engaging their networks toward covering uninsured children. As with all the capacity building projects that I’ve designed, it is based on a framework and theory of change. Training Design.
Book Giveaway: Facebook Marketing for Dummies
APRIL 17, 2012
I ran into John Haydon who helped me with my new Facebook brand page. He presented me with a copy of new book, Facebook Marketing for Dummies. ” So, I immediately jumped to Chapter 6, “Enhancing Your Facebook Page with Applications.”
What I’ve learned in my first week of a dual-layer MOOC (DALMOOC)
OCTOBER 28, 2014
In the process, I’ve used roughly any tool I can get my hands on, including Second Life, Twitter, Facebook, G+, Netvibes, blogs, Wikispaces, Diigo, and so on. Most courses assume that the instructor and designer should sensemake for learners.
Integrated Social Media for Sustainable Agriculture
APRIL 25, 2012
Ag Grantees Twitter Webinar. In the many years that I’ve been designing and delivering capacity building and training, I’ve learned being a guide on the side and helping to surface the knowledge and experience in the group produces far richer learning experiences.
Akilah Institute for Women: Social Media Workshop
MAY 16, 2012
Everyone was using Facebook. There were a handful who were using LinkedIn and Twitter as professional networking tools. We spent most of our time looking at the importance of setting up a professional profile on Twitter. Training DesignAkilah workshop.
Blueprints for Networked Cocreation: 1. Intentcasting - EMERGENT.
SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
Sebs research blog: [link] On Twitter: [link]. Plancast and Facebook Events fall in this category. Facebook pages like this one do a similar job. Follow me on Twitter. szpak (Twitter) liked this post. Posterous theme by Cory Watilo. EMERGENT CITIES.
The Networked NGO in India
JUNE 25, 2012
This blog post includes some reflections on the instructional design, delivery, and insights that I hope will inform the field building discussion taking place over at the Packard OE Program site. Program Design. Networked Nonprofit Networks Training Design
We can all make TV. Now what?
MAY 31, 2015
Since walking around like a dork holding a mobile in front of you shouldn’t be the only way to produce these videos, glasses like these are inevitable : (That’s a placeholder design in the public domain, so it has no IP drag, other than whatever submarine patents already exist, and I am sure there are some.). Now pause to dig Facebook’s 10-year plan to build The Matrix. How long before Facebook buys Meerkat and builds it into Occulus Rift ?
Peer Learning As A Prelude to Collective Action for Social Change: Reflection
JULY 31, 2013
Source: Spitfire Twitter Feed. This peer learning exchange is designed to help state-based groups to be more effective in engaging their networks toward covering uninsured children. This week was the third face-to-face meeting I’ve helped design and facilitate.
Escaping the Black Holes of Centralization
MARCH 21, 2014
Turkey shut down Twitter today. We’ll eradicate Twitter. ” ( Hurriyedet Daily News ) He also said Turkey will “rip out the roots” of Twitter. Paul Baran contrasted centralized systems (such as governments), decentralized ones (such as Twitter+Facebook+Google, etc.) and distributed ones, using this drawing in 1964: Design C became the Internet. It appealed to military folks because it was the best design for surviving attack.
DECEMBER 11, 2014
A landscape designer’s goal is to conceptualize a harmonious, unified, pleasing garden that makes the most of the site at hand. A workscape designer’s goal is to create a learning environment that increases the organization’s longevity and health and the individual’s happiness and well-being.
In Defense of Ascent
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
AUGUST 16, 2016
I've actually spent quite a bit of time with Facebook, not just a user but also as a developer, working with the Facebook Graph. There's a lot that's really innovative about Facebook ( React , for example). I doubt that anyone gets the FB they want out of Facebook. I could spend the rest of my life blocking feeds from Facebook. I've spend a lot of time tweaking the settings and trying to configure Facebook to what I want.
3 Must-Have Productivity Tools for Creating Visual Content for Social Channels
JULY 30, 2013
And get this, it exports to the exact size for a Facebook Brand Page wall post! Here’s some how-to steps. 2) Facebook Ad Image Tool: If you plan to use the image as a promoted post on Facebook, make sure you understand the 20% rule so you time isn’t wasted.
Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models
JUNE 22, 2011
We also see it in twitter (see Twitter for Learning ). While Twitter is asynchronous, it's not easily used as other kinds of tools for discussion. Patrick tells us: Talkwheel’s design makes class conversations easier to follow, more interactive, and more effectively organized.
Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online
AUGUST 26, 2016
We designed Attentive.ly A powerful Twitter, Instagram or Vine user fuels social change among their followers by sharing, engaging and ultimately mobilizing networks that radiate outward to create viral spread – potentially of your org’s video or petition. Photo by CogdogBlog.
Social Media: An Interview
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
It was a game, of course, but over the next five years I progressed through the game to become a wizard, which meant that I was designing the MUD. I started using Twitter ten years later ( https://twitter.com/#!/Downes/status/243133812 But probably the definitive date would be when I wrote An Introduction to RSS for Educational Designers in 2002 ( [link] ). ifttt.com then takes the content of these two Twitter accounts and sends it to my Facebook account.
The Networked NGO in Pakistan
APRIL 27, 2012
This blog post includes some reflections on the instructional design, delivery, and insights that I hope will inform the field building discussion taking place over at the Packard OE Program site. Program Design. 2. Design for Organizational Reluctance.