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The real problem is Decoy News (and decoy content of all kinds)—and the platforms can’t fix it

Doc Searls

The term “ fake news ” was a casual phrase until it became clear to news media that a flood of it had been deployed during last year’s presidential election in the U.S.

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The Cognitive Era Is Cool But I’d Like To See The Human Era First

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Several large-scale organizations have begun to align around a concept known as the “cognitive era.” ” Based on artificial intelligence and advanced cognitive systems, “cognitive era” Dan's Related Posts: The Platonic Leader: Stage 3 of 5 in the Leadership Tonic Scale. If There Is No Trust Or Joy At Work There Is A Low Chance For Purpose. Humans Should Aim To Be The Next Us.

The Emergence of Industry 4.0

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over the past few years, Industry 4.0, - aka the 4th Industrial Revolution, - has been the subject of several articles, studies, and surveys, as well as a book published earlier this year by Klaus Schwab , founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

MWL Newsletter No 43

Jane Hart

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 3-9 December 2017. Social learning

#ThomasFire live

Doc Searls

MODIS fire data , plotted on Google Earth, current at 3:45pm today. You can see the Thomas Fire advancing through the back country,westward toward Santa Barbara, and already encroaching on Carpinteria: Those are fire detections. Radiative power data is also at that first link.

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An evacuated view on the #ThomasFire

Doc Searls

Here’s the latest VIIRS data, on the most active parts of the Thomas Fire, mapped on Google Earth Pro: That’s 1830 Mountain Standard Time, or 5:30pm Pacific. About half an hour ago as I write this.

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friday’s neutral finds

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. US Net Neutrality Debacle will Impact People in Canada.

The Emergence of Industry 4.0

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over the past few years, Industry 4.0, - aka the 4th Industrial Revolution, - has been the subject of several articles, studies, and surveys, as well as a book published earlier this year by Klaus Schwab , founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF). They all attempt to describe and put a name to the disruptive changes taking place all around us within the context of the past 250 years.

Cyberselves: How Immersive Technologies Will Impact Our Future Selves

Mind Hacks

#ThomasFire Tuesday

Doc Searls

Here is the extent of the Thomas Fire, via VIIRS readings going back a week: Here are the active margins of the fire alone. The distance from one end to the other is about 40 miles: We also see it’s eleven or twelve separate fires at this point.

Higher Ed & Job Skills?

Clark Quinn

I sat in on a twitter chat yesterday, #DLNChat, that is a higher ed tech focused group (run by EdSurge ). The topic was the link between higher ed and job skills, and I was a wee bit cynical. While I think there are great possibilities, the current state of the art leaves a lot to be desired. So, I currently don’t think higher ed does a good job of preparation for success in business. Higher ed focuses too much on knowledge, and uses assignments that don’t resemble the job activities.

The 10 most popular articles in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine in 2017

Jane Hart

The MWL Magazine has been online since 13 January 2017, and since that time 50 articles have been published. Here are the 10 most popular articles in terms of numbers of page views. Social learning