Sat.Aug 10, 2019 - Fri.Aug 16, 2019

Linkages matter

Dave Snowden

Working in complexity you soon get a sense of which ideas and concepts are causing (sic) people problems. One is the whole dispositional v causal aspect on which I have written several times, most recently at the end of 2017.

A Quarter Century into the Digital Age

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The digital age was born around 25 years ago with the public release of the Netscape browser in 1994. The browser made it much, much easier for the average person to access information over the Internet, sparking the explosive growth of users, websites and online applications.

Survey 177

PKM in action. Part 3

Harold Jarche

In his book, Never Stop Learning , Bradley Staats describes eight elements that make up ‘dynamic learning’ Here are the highlights from a Knowledge at Wharton interview. “a willingness to try things, have them not work out, but learn from that and move on” 2.

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Sub-symbolic and Situated

Clark Quinn

At the time that the connectionist folks were working on neural nets, another similar approach was genetic algorithms. Both were working in a different way than the previous formal approaches to AI. The distinction between the two became known as symbolic vs sub-symbolic.

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Avoiding paralysis in major change

Dave Snowden

Over the last three weeks I’ve been engaged in a diverse set of projects. Firstly the Singapore foresight and horizon scanning event, then a steelworks in Australia followed by masterclasses and multiple government meetings in New Zealand.

Change 201

On Linux Journal

Doc Searls

I’ve been involved with Linux Journal since before it started publishing in 1994, and have been on its masthead since 1996.

Digital Learning Survey 2019 – Most Tech Doesn’t Stack Up

Xyleme

While the modern learning ecosystem continues to focus efforts on digital learning, 50% of respondents to Fosway Group’s Digital Learning Realities 2019 survey say their learning content platforms don’t have what it takes to meet the needs of the modern learner.

Survey 151

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Swarm ‘intelligence’ 2 of 2

Dave Snowden

Yesterday I talked about wikipedia as a technology mediated form of collective intelligence.

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Here’s a cool project: completely revolutionize shopping online

Doc Searls

This was to be my September column for the subscriber edition of Linux Journal, which was terminated last week after 25 years in business. The theme for that month’s issue was to be Cool Projects. The website is still up, however, so now the coolest project for its owner is to save it, so none of that long and valuable history gets 404’d.

Digital Learning Survey 2019 – Most Tech Doesn’t Stack Up

Xyleme

While the modern learning ecosystem continues to focus efforts on digital learning, 50% of respondents to Fosway Group’s Digital Learning Realities 2019 survey say their learning content platforms don’t have what it takes to meet the needs of the modern learner.

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Reality

Euen Semple

The world we each live in is constructed in our brains. The stimuli that we experience through our sense organs get interpreted on the basis of previous experience, cultural conditioning, and the mechanics of differing biology. There is no such thing as a shared real world. Don’t get me wrong. I’m not taking solipsism. There is a real material world out there. When I snagged the truck I was driving on a weigh-bridge on Friday it caused real physical damage.

Mapping, sensing and hacking

Dave Snowden

On an impulse the other day I set up a book club for Cynefin Centre staff. The idea was to create a common body of research and enquiry.

Tips & Tools To Appreciate Your Nonprofit Staff and Build A Culture of Resilience

Beth Kanter

As part of my work with nonprofit organizations to help them build a culture of resilience that I wrote about in the Happy Healthy Nonprofit , I have facilitated retreats where staff brainstorm ideas and identify simple ways that they can make working at their organization more enjoyable.

Tips 101

How to Create a Successful Corporate Training Program Without a Big Budget

TOPYX LMS

What is your company’s corporate training budget? Smaller than you’d like? You’re not alone. Many L&D and HR professionals are struggling to train employees without the dedicated resources they’d like. But that doesn’t mean you can’t create a great program.

Destructive distractions

Euen Semple

We fly around the world chasing a dream of fulfilment somewhere else. We spend our lives putting up with boring pointless jobs to fill our houses with stuff that we are told will fill an imaginary void. We pollute our silence with the endless noise of words from other people. We expend so much energy running away from ourselves. Global warming could be solved overnight if we increased our ability to "sit quietly in a room on our own

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Swarm ‘intelligence’ 1 of 2

Dave Snowden

Today is the 13th anniversary of my starting to edit Wikipedia. I’m now up to 34,937 edits at an average of 7.4 a day. Most of what I do is to patrol a broad range of articles.

What to Do When Employees Are Disengaged During Onboarding

TOPYX LMS

A highly engaged workforce can make all the difference in helping a company reach its goals. Teams who land in the top 20 percent of engagement have 41 percent less absenteeism and 59 percent less turnover.