In Defense of Data Centrism

Martijn Linssen

Home About Complexity Reading List Knowledge Management Reading List In Defense of Data Centrism John 0 comments Education System Dec 23 In the never ending search to know “what works,” we have a few choices.

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Pseudorandom Thoughts on Privacy, Security and Trust

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

For example, Google's code search. A system is only as secure as its weakest point. Feynman also got involved in safe-cracking - he would try to find patterns in the security. From a security implementor's point of view - stupid defenses only keep out stupid attackers. Planning for security in the design stage is rarely done. Never assume your system is secure, never assume there are no bugs, especially if you try to use 'home-brew' crypto.

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Blockchain - Once Again, the Technological Genie Has Been Unleashed from its Bottle

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It has been great for reducing the costs of searching, collaborating, and exchanging information… Overall, the Internet has enabled many positive changes - for those with access to it - but it has serious limitations for business and economic activity.”.

What will universities monetize in the future?

George Siemens

If I was tasked with designing a course from scratch, I would start by searching repositories, rather than creating any new content. The badges and competency-based learning movement may challenge assessment, but at this point it remains reasonably secure.

The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots

Jane Hart

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 ).

The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The centrally managed, highly scalable, attractively priced cloud platforms were now being designed to support a variety of mobile devices, - e.g. smartphones, tablets, e-readers and laptops.

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Blockchains: the Promise of More Frictionless, Trusted Economies

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Transaction costs are a kind of friction incurred in obtaining goods and services outside the firm, such as searching for the right supply chain partners, establishing a trusted relationship, negotiating a contract, coordinating the work, managing intellectual property and so on.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Each community “ready to go with a click&# but siloed in the very design of the software. Tool is a piece of code designed to do a particular thing. It is my understanding from my daughter’s ITS officer that SP is the ITS’s dream, especially if security is a factor.

Doc Searls Weblog · Maybe they should call it ButtBook

Doc Searls

He adds, The public search listing contains less information than someone could find right after signing up anyway, so we’re not exposing any new information, and you have complete control over your public search listing.

What's the Future of Jobs?

John Hagel

Robots are already designing and building their compatriots. Until then, the best advice we can give our children is to search wherever they can (and certainly beyond the four walls of the classroom) for a sustaining passion that excites and engages them and to not stop until they have found it. What better time to reflect on the future of work and jobs than Labor Day? I’ve written about this extensively with my latest foray on a recent blog post. Is STEM our future?

Shaping the Future of the Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What design choices have led to the Internet as we know it? As is the case with any complex system, the Internet’s design has been the result of many different choices. The responsibility for security is divided among several actors, making it significantly harder to achieve.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology)

Mark Oehlert

» February 11, 2008 "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology) ( story link ) Now this is what I call an *LMS (lecture management system).

Reflections on Bitcoin

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

His VC firm, Andreessen Horowitz has invested close to $50 million in Bitcoin-related start-ups, and continues to actively search for additional such investment opportunities.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

How do I search for information?”. Others will never do that for reasons of security, lack of the ability to customize, limited feature sets, or the risk of relying on a wildcard like Mark Zuckerberg. Generally, we suggest: Design for short and long term goals.

Becoming MOOC

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A student who cannot navigate complex websites, search for and assess resources, or make new friends through a social network may have difficulty navigating through a cMOOC. And in order to preserve and promote self-efficacy, design is important. Other writers refer to these criteria under the heading of flow, and trace its origin to game design. Cognitive Flow: The Psychology of Great Game Design. There are two types of MOOCs.

Reinventing Society in the Wake of Big Data

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most people think that big data is about what people do online, like posts on Facebook or searches on Google. For several years now, big data has been one of the hottest topics in the IT industry. But, what do we mean by big data ? What are people really excited about?

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How Will AI Likely Impact How We Work, Live and Play?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Public safety and security. “One of the more successful uses of AI analytics is in detecting white collar crime, such as credit card fraud.

The postal model of privacy

Doc Searls

It was a pivotal moment in the debate, because the metaphor illustrated clearly how the Internet was designed to respect privacy. In The Only Way to Restore Trust in the NSA , security guru Bruce Schneier writes, “The public has no faith left in the intelligence community or what the president says about it. Perhaps the businesses best positioned to offer secure communications are the postal services themselves.

New Tools Beget Revolutions: Big Data and the 21st Century Information-based Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2012, he published a paper with his students, An Analytics Approach to Designing Clinical Trials for Cancer , which he dedicated to the memory of his father. . “We We believe that our approach to apply analytics to the design of clinical trials has the potential to signi?cantly

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Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This topic is designed to give you some tools and ideas for including social media appropriately in your overall organizational strategic plan and to measure its effectiveness. Do a search to see who has linked to that post? (Do

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 2-5, 2012 Big Ideas Fest: Design, Innovate, Activate, 4 th , conference focused on innovation in education , Half Moon Bay, California, USA. link] December 3-7, 2012 Computer Security Applications Conference , 28 th , annual, Orlando, Florida, USA. Clayton R.

The Social Organisation Manifesto

Martijn Linssen

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. Business or Pleasure? -

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] December 5-6, 2011 Learning Space Design Summit, 2 nd , Melbourne, Australia. link] December 5-9, 2011 Computer Security Applications Conference, 27 th , Orlando, Florida, USA. Clayton R.

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

Social search will drive value. The promise of social search will finally bear fruit, with for once enterprise technology moving ahead of consumer tech. Rich profiling of users, what they are working on, what they are searching for, and what they are finding useful in their tasks will drive highly contextual and relevant results, including selective context-based push of information.

The edX, Udacity and Coursera Showdown

Dan Pontefract

February 20 – First official Udacity courses launch - CS 101: Building a Search Engine and CS 373: Programming a Robotic Car. providing data points to companies in search of trends and the like.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Is Web 2.0 Safe?" (MSN article)

Mark Oehlert

MSN article) Here is the shocking synopsis of this article : Security needs to be better in Web 2.0 apps and more importantly on peoples perception of the secureness of those apps, then there will be greater and greater commercial pressure to secure those apps.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

December 2010 November 30-December 3, 2010 International Workshop on Cloud Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (CPSRT), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. link] December 6-10, 2010 Computer Security Applications Conference, 26 th , Austin, Texas, USA.

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

They are however designed to be standalone talks as well so hopefully you will not be as unfulfilled after the talk as you might be afraid of being. What I want to examine in this talk, is not the problem MOOCs solve at the moment but the problem MOOCs were designed to solve.

The edX, Udacity and Coursera Showdown

Dan Pontefract

February 20 – First official Udacity courses launch - CS 101: Building a Search Engine and CS 373: Programming a Robotic Car. providing data points to companies in search of trends and the like. The higher education online learning gloves are now officially off.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Single-Site Browsers: Interesting Design Development or Battle for the Desktop?

Mark Oehlert

" Another blog within the ZDNEt universe kind of brings this to a head with an article entitled " Microsoft, Apple, and the death of the desktop " a bit hyperbolic and I think misses what to me is the interesting point; design choices.

Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

ID³ , - the Institute for Institutional Innovation by Data Driven Design, - is a new multidisciplinary non-profit institution formed to develop architectural frameworks, open source software and educational content for the protection, sharing and monetization of sensitive data. Our Web searches and sites visited, including our likes and dislikes and purchase histories.

Reflections on the Nature of Human Organizations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Transaction costs are incurred in obtaining goods and services outside the firm, such as searching for the right people, negotiating a contract, coordinating the work, managing intellectual property and so on. A firm will keep expanding and adding people as long as doing so is less expensive than securing the additional services in the marketplace. Urbanization is one of the major forces transforming societies all over the world.

Digital Common Law

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The structural deficiencies of existing online systems are spurring the search for better, more practical approaches to governance, law and policymaking in an age of open networks.”. “The ultimate goal is to develop a new network architecture for personal data that will enable new forms of trusted governance, commercial transactions, and social relationships. An infrastructure design which enables trustworthy relationships and permeable organizational boundaries to flourish.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 12th Annual Webby Award Winners.Nicely done and nicely designed.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Mobility Means Your Desktop.even in Linux | Main | "Correcting the violent video game rhetoric" (CNet.com) » May 19, 2008 12th Annual Webby Award Winners.Nicely done and nicely designed.

Earth to Mozilla: Come back home

Doc Searls

One of the main reasons Firefox has succeeded is that it, unlike all the other browsers, was dedicated to users unfettered, secure, and as private as possible use of the Internet. Ads in search turn out to be useful.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis)

Mark Oehlert

by Robert Bloomfield) | Main | Small Basket of MindMapping Items » February 27, 2008 The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis) Katrins important thesis is now available both as a Wiki and a PDF download. "In order to design educational games that remain effective as bothgames and as learning objects, it is necessary to understand howsuccessful games teach.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zone Alarm Listen UP!! This is NOT Customer Service!

Mark Oehlert

Normally I run Zone Alarms security suite of products and I generally think they are the best out there - they are certainly better than Norton in terms of being Norton being such a resource hog. Maybe Im just torqued at the system right now but there is a bad design principle at work here somewhere. RIGHT-click on Uninstall ZoneAlarm Security, then select Properties 04.) Click on Start -> Programs -> ZoneAlarm -> Uninstall ZoneAlarm Security 07.)

Google enters its chrysalis

Doc Searls

And stays hedged with search advertising, which is really more about query-based notifications than advertising, and doesn’t require unwelcome surveillance that will get whacked by the GDPR anyway a year from now.) . The Net is any-to-any, by any means, by design of its base protocols. I am convinced that we will find new ways in our connected environment to pay for goods and services, and to signal each other much more securely, efficiently and effectively than we do now.

Stop breaking down silos, let's enginize the pistons

Martijn Linssen

Integration|Social Business Design|social media|transactions| Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Business or Pleasure? -

[dpla] Europeana

David Weinberger

A: Secure material from institutions, and openness. A: It’s the only place you can search across libraries, museums. Things are now available without having to search thousands of sites. We do provide a search engine that you can use on your Web site. He says people see Europeana in many different ways: web portal, search engine, metadata repository, network organization, and “great fun.&# Europeana is designed to be scalable and robust.