Sat.Mar 13, 2021 - Fri.Mar 19, 2021

A bad question

Clark Quinn

On Twitter today was a question from an organization that, frankly, puzzled me. Further, I think it’s important to understand why this was a bad question. So here let me unpack several illustrative problems. First, the question asks “What kind of learning do you prefer?”

The Changing Nature of the Liberal Arts in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What is meant by the liberal arts? Here is a succinct dictionary definition : “The academic course of instruction intended to provide general knowledge and usually comprising the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences, as opposed to professional or technical subjects.”

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Looking back at the Acorn Study; Part 8.2: And then COVID happened

Dave Snowden

Picking up right where we left things , let’s dive straight into more of the patterns. It is a commonly-accepted stereotype that those of us with access to social media distractions spent most of the pandemic doomscrolling.

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science and witchcraft

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The spread of germs is the price we pay for the spread of ideas.” ” — Nicholas Christakis.

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How I write

Clark Quinn

I’d cued up a topic for a post, and then a conversation with a friend and colleague moved it to the front of the queue. We were talking about our process, and he pointed me to an article that nicely catalyzed my thinking.

How anywhere is everywhere

Doc Searls

On Quora , somebody asked, Which is your choice, radio, television, or the Internet? I replied with the following. If you say to your smart speaker “Play KSKO ,” it will play that small-town Alaska station, which has the wattage of a light bulb, anywhere in the world.

eLearning Trends in Healthcare Training


To say it is vital that healthcare workers receive training during this time is an understatement. Healthcare workers have been on the frontlines, providing care services, creating new medical treatments and products, working tirelessly with insurance companies, and much more.