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A dark review for United’s Boeing 787

Doc Searls

I’ve been wanting to fly on the Boeing 787 “Dreamliner” ever since I missed a chance to go on an inaugural junket aboard one before Boeing began delivery to the airlines. But three days ago I finally got my chance, aboard United Flight 935 from London to Los Angeles.

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Minds and Machines

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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[bkc] Hate speech on Facebook

David Weinberger

I’m at a Very Special Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society Tuesday luncheon featuring Monika Bickert , Facebook’s Head of Global Policy Management in conversation with Jonathan Zittrain. Monika is in charge of what types of content can be shared on FB, how advertisers and developer interact with the site, and FB’s response to terrorist content.

30 Day Learning Challenges now available as Taskbooks to download

Jane Hart

It is up to everyone to take responsibility for their own self-improvement and self-development in the modern workplace. It is said that it takes 30 days to establish a new habit, so the 30 Day Learning Challenges are intended to help you kick-start modern learning habits that will last a lifetime. Each … Social learning

preparing for perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

The latest technology gadget or silicon valley ‘disruptive’ business model is merely incremental change. But I am convinced that we living in the middle of an epochal change.

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a convenience truth

Harold Jarche

Probably one the greatest barriers to positive change is convenience. For example, we know that automobiles contribute significantly to pollution, obesity, and greenhouse gases. However, most of us own at least one car and many of us own more than one. Cars are extremely convenient.

Minds and Machines

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few months ago, Andy McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson published Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future , - their third book on the impact of the 21st century digital revolution on the economy and society, - following the publication of The Second Machine Age in 2014 and Race Against the Machine in 2011. Brynjolfsson and McAfee are professor and research scientist respectively at MIT’s Sloan School of Management , as well as co-Directors of MIT’s Initiative on the Digital Economy.

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Stop Days: The Secret To Nonprofit Productivity

Beth Kanter

The NTEN Book Club, organized by Lauren McKown and Kai Williams, hosted a video chat this week.This month they have been reading The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout and discussing it in the NTEN online community.

Xyleme and Rogers Communications Together Win Brandon Hall’s 2017 Bronze Award in Best Advance in Learning Technology Implementation

Xyleme

Xyleme and Rogers Communications are proud to win the Brandon Hall 2017 Bronze Award in Best Advance in Learning Technology Implementation.

The Copenhagen Letter

Harold Jarche

I signed The Copenhagen Letter. Perhaps you should too, if you think that all people should control the technology that runs the world, not just the surveillance capitalists. Well, at least read it, please. To everyone. who shapes technology today.

Networking

Euen Semple

The topic of networking has come up a couple of times over the past few days and it is clearly a word that carries baggage. Some people associate networking with those uncomfortable professional events where people thrust their business card into your hand before you have even finished the introductions. Or even worse it conjures up horror stories of outrageous nepotism or cronyism. But the world works through networks. It always has.

Running Effective Virtual #Nonprofit Meetings: 9 Best Practices for Facilitating Engagement

Beth Kanter

Patty McCord Litmos Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Patty McCord, famous for the Netflix Culture Deck, spoke on culture. She talked about sharing the stage with sports coaching legends, and how they were personal but focused. Her stories of the early days of Netflix and how they made tough but fair decisions were peppered with important lessons.

friday inventions

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. There are two different types of people in the world: Those who want to know, and those who want to believe.” Friedrich Nietzsche, via @othertwice.

The still, quiet, voice.

Euen Semple

our collective learnscape

Harold Jarche

In 2009 the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that journalism is no longer the sole domain of professionals [my highlights]. [96] 96] A second preliminary question is what the new defence should be called. In arguments before us, the defence was referred to as the responsible journalism test.

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Thoughts for a Sunday.

Euen Semple

My strongest memories of church are of hard, wooden pews and an incredibly itchy short trousered tweed suit. The combination was purgatory. At University, singing in the chapel choir at St. Andrews, church was a place where you nursed hangovers and lusted over the sopranos sitting opposite. But as I get older I find myself drawn to sitting in churches.

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Mark Kelly C3 Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Astronaut Mark Kelly gave a warm, funny, and inspiring talk. He used stories from his youth, learning to fly, becoming an astronaut, and being husband to Gabby Gifford to emphasize key success factors. (I

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Transparency

Clark Quinn

I believe that transparency is a good thing. It builds trust, as it makes it hard to hide things. And trust is important. So, in the spirit of transparency, it occurred to me to share a little bit about me and this blog. Here I lay out who I am, why I write it, and what I write about.