Wed.May 30, 2012

After Bitly’s fail

Doc Searls

Last night huge thunderstorms moved across New Hampshire, and later across Boston. There was even a tornado watch (the red outline north of Keene, in the radar image on the left, from the NOAA.) So I thought I’d tweet that.

The Trials and Tribulations of a Mobile Knowledge Worker in a Social Business World

Luis Suarez

Here is an interesting study that I have just bumped into a couple of days ago, and which may resonate with plenty of folks out there on the relevancy of Social Business in today’s corporate world.

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A Few Good Pinterest Tools, Tips, and Resources

Beth Kanter

Pinning Our Lives: Pinterest and Beyond View more presentations from Aliza Sherman. Back in January, I wrote a post about Pinterest as a curation tool to organize and share visual content I’ve collected in a pleasing visual way.

An Emerging Platform for Digital, Inclusive Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Internet era was born in the mid 1990s. On August 9, 1995, Netscape ’s IPO caught the world by storm. 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. Anyone with a personal computer and Web browser, was now able to access all kinds of content, communicate with people all over the world, and conduct a variety of transactions over the Internet. .

It’s time to focus on your LQ

Harold Jarche

Learning is everywhere in the connected workplace. Networked professionals need more than advice (training); they need ongoing, real-time, constantly-changing, collaborative, support.

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Flipping assessment

Clark Quinn

Inspired by Dave Cormier’s learning contract , and previous work at learner-defined syllabi and assessment, I had a thought about learner-created project evaluation rubrics. I’m sure this isn’t new, but I haven’t been tracking this space (so many interests, so little time), so it’s a new thought for me at any rate ;). It occurred to me that, at least for somewhat advanced learners (middle school and beyond?),

HTLGI2012: Ever onwards!

Dave Snowden

In case of confusion, this post is part of a catch up exercise, one month late (sigh) so written in July, posted with a May date but I am sure readers can sort out which comment relates to which date! Having driven to Oxford and back at high speed, we just made it back to Hay in time to make Don Cupitt's talk on progress only five minutes in. Thankfully he had a handout which provides a neat summary of what he said as a handout. Said handout is a much better summary. Great places Musings

The virtue of self-restraint

David Weinberger

Last night was the annual Berkman dinner. Lovely. It inevitably turned into a John Palfrey love fest, since he is leaving Harvard very soon, and he is much beloved. People stood and spoke beautifully and insightfully about what John has meant to them. Jonathan Zittrain and Ethan Zuckerman in addition were predictably hilarious.) But Terry Fisher gave us an insight that was so apt about John and so widely relevant that I’ll share it. Terry listed some qualities of John’s.

HowTheLightGetsIn2012

Dave Snowden

I first went to this celebration of Philosophy and Music last year for a few days and resolved to spend the full ten days in 2012. The festival is symbiotic with the more well known Hay Festival which is now an international traveling circus of the cognoscenti. Our smaller event takes place in an old hall and a few tents well away from its more famous cousin. It is smaller, more intimate, less focused on books, more on ideas.

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