Sat.Nov 24, 2018 - Fri.Nov 30, 2018

Culture: the subject

Dave Snowden

The Oxford English Dictionary defines culture as “The arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively” and “The ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a particular people or society”.

MWL Newsletter No 92

Jane Hart

Articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 18-24 November 2018. [L&D L&D don’t “own” learning, learning as a daily habit, spotlighting the MWL track at LearnTec 2019 & more}. Modern Workplace Learning

Blockchain’s Potential for Environmental Applications

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Connectivism and Language Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is in response to the following question from a student in Iran: I am going to start an academic project on the application of connectivism in the context of foreign language acquisition.

Mapping ….

Dave Snowden

Back in March 2018 I posted on the differences between models, frameworks, methods, manifestos and creeds; the first in a series of posts on Agile.

curiosity and resolve

Harold Jarche

Jony Ive, Chief Design Officer at Apple, was the first recipient of the Stephen Hawking Fellowship at Cambridge Union. His lecture to a crowd of about 400 was covered by The Independent — Apple designer Jony Ive explains how ‘teetering towards the absurd’ helped him make the iPhone.

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Here’s Why I Love The Beatles’ ‘White Album’ Even More (Hint: It’s About Their Preparation)

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: You don’t have to be a fan of the Beatles to appreciate their brilliance. Over their relatively short career as the fab four from Liverpool, Dan's Related Posts: What John Lennon Taught Me About Thinking. How I Learned To Think Out Loud Through The Tragically Hip’s Live Concerts. Dan Pontefract February 2018 Playlist. Goodbye, Gord. My (Re) View Of That Night In Kingston. Thanks for reading. visit the original at [link].

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Onwards and upwards

Dave Snowden

It’s been a long year and probably the sparsest period of writing for me in the last twenty years. It’s been a year of hard decisions, a few mistakes and a chance (as any period of adversity represents) to discover your true friends.

curiosity, creativity, complexity, & chaos

Harold Jarche

In complexity, cooperation trumps collaboration. Collaboration happens around some kind of plan or structure, while cooperation presumes the freedom of individuals to join and participate. Cooperation is also a driver of creativity as it enables more and varied connections with people and with ideas.


Clark Quinn

Following on my thoughts on writing yesterday, this was a topic that didn’t fit (the post got too long ;). So here we go. Colleagues have written that citations are important. If you’re making a claim, you should be able to back it up.

Spotlighting the “How to work with managers to enable learning in the daily work” session in the MWL track at LearnTec 2019

Jane Hart

Research tells us we spend much more time learning as part the daily flow of work than in formal learning (the ‘70’ and ‘20’ in 70:20:10). Good managers support their people to exploit this daily workplace learning. However, many managers need help to do this. Charles Jennings will run an interactive session in two parts. Modern Workplace Learning

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The Blockchain and the New Architecture Of Trust

Euen Semple

One of the best bits of the blockchain conference I hosted in Washington recently was hearing from people directly involved in practical implementations of the smart contract use of the technology. What was reassuring was the absence of hype and over selling of what blockchain can do. One of the most grounded, realistic, sceptical, yet positive, presentations came from Kevin Werbach, Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

symptoms, causes, & idiots

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. white_owly — “Symptoms love dressing up as causes. And causes love hiding behind them.” ” “Between stimulus and response there is a space.

Editing, process, topics, and other reflections

Clark Quinn

My lass let me know there was a typo in my recent post on Transformation. I’m thrilled that she’s reading them (!), but she triggered many thoughts about my writing approach.

Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 11

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Badges I looked at and Badgr and selected the latter mostly because it's where the Mozilla Backpack project landed. My allegiance will last as long as it works.

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Funny old things brains.

Euen Semple

Pulling a Marlboro soft pack from the chest pocket of my combat jacket while looking down at the wet cobbles of a Glasgow backstreet as they glisten in the early morning streetlights just bubbled up forty years after the event. Funny old things brains


democracy 2.0

Harold Jarche

How print enabled democracy. “The mass societies had many more decisions to make, and no way of making them in the old, egalitarian way.

How to Brand Your Nonprofit To Scale Your Positive Impact

Beth Kanter

?. Note from Beth: My colleague, Simon Mainwaring, has launched a new series of online courses “ WeFirst Works ” that help you find your purpose – whether an individual, company, or nonprofit. .

GivingTuesday 2018 Scales Generosity and Kindness to New Highs

Beth Kanter

The results for this week’s GivingTuesday 2018 have been reported.

Happy Giving Tuesday: How Board Members Participate

Beth Kanter

Before I take you behind the scenes of our NTEN board fundraiser for Giving Tuesday , let me ask you to consider to a donation of any size to support NTEN and the Nonprofit Technology Conference Scholarship campaign. Donor Perfect is matching the next $3,000 that is donated).