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How the elephant got his trunk: what evolution can teach us about complexity

Dave Snowden

I’m going to assume that everyone who frequents this blog and is a regular reader of Dave’s work is very familiar with general concepts of evolution, both as a biological fact and as a metaphor.

The Emergence of Central Bank Digital Currencies

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Bitcoin was created in October of 2008 with the release of Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System , the original design paper which also introduced the blockchain architecture.

Issues 191
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RSS and the Browser As Social Network

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Google Reader - source Responding to Mark Berthelemy. RSS was essentially disappeared because there wasn't a good business model for commercialization. Centralized social networks work much better for user tracking and link promotion. But they lose this advantage if they support RSS.

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not remotely working

Harold Jarche

Watching the return-to-office efforts starting around the world is a fascinating exercise. Not everyone wants a return to the old normal. “But as office returns accelerate, some employees may want different options. A May survey of 1,000 U.S.

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New recommended readings

Clark Quinn

Of late, I’ve been reading quite a lot, and I’m finding some very interesting books. Not all have immediate take homes, but I want to introduce a few to you with some notes. Not all will be relevant, but all are interesting and even important. I’ll also update my list of recommended readings.

How the elephant got his trunk: what evolution can teach us about complexity

Dave Snowden

Anthro complexity. I’m going to assume that everyone who frequents this blog and is a regular reader of Dave’s work is very familiar with general concepts of evolution, both as a biological fact and as a metaphor.

My Meaning and the Parrot's

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Image: Quotes A while back I read an article titled ' My words have meaning, your parrot’s do not.

4 Things to Love About Social and Peer Based Learning

TOPYX LMS

4 Things to Love About Social. and Peer Based Learning. There are many reasons to love social and peer based learning , especially in todays world. Understanding social learning is key to appreciating, implementing, and ultimately benefiting from it.