Sat.Feb 03, 2018 - Fri.Feb 09, 2018

Mics Matter

Doc Searls

Sometimes you get what you pay for. In this case, a good microphone in a bluetooth headset. Specifically, the Bose Soundsport Wireless : I’ve had these a day so far, and I love them. But not just because they sound good. Lots of earphones do that.

Will There Be Enough Work in the Future?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Will there be enough work in the future? Opinions are fairly divided between those who believe that technology advances will reduce human jobs, and those who believe that technology advances will produce as many jobs as they displace.

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no time, no learning

Harold Jarche

I do a fair bit of public speaking. I doubt that much of it has changed anyone’s behaviour. I may have presented some new ideas and sparked some thinking. With a one-hour lecture, you cannot expect more.

It’s Time To Bring The Gig Economy To Employees

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Organizations are missing out on a glorious opportunity to improve employee engagement. It’s time to bring a modified version of the so-called Gig Economy to. Dan's Related Posts: I Detached on Holiday. I Didn’t Unplug. You Should Too. Five Leadership Tips For Uber’s New CEO. How To Build A Truly Purpose-Driven Company Through The Example Of Stocksy. Alarming Trends in CIPD Employee Outlook Survey.

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Skeptical Optimist or Hopeful Cynic? A Science Mindset

Clark Quinn

Is there any difference? At core, my new book is about learning science. And, as I’ve lamented before , the lack of understanding of cognitive science is a barrier to better L&D. However, it takes a certain mindset to put this into practice in practical ways.

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About this change to the site…

Clark Quinn

So, I’d been unhappy with how hard it was to update my site. It had some problems, but I was afraid to change it because of the repercussions. Well, it turns out that’s not a problem! So what you see is my first stab at a new site. A little background… My ISP, a good friend, colleague, and mentor, was making some changes to how my sites are implemented.

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LIVE From Puerto Rico - Third Impression is of Anger

Nine Shift

Our third impression on arriving in Puerto Rico is one of anger. First, there is the submerged but omnipresent anger of the Puerto Rican people about the lack of the U.S. government concern, help and fair treatment of Puerto Rico following the hurricane. This year is the 100th anniversary of Puerto Ricans becoming American citizens. They are not being treated that way. . Yes, we as tourists have power and water and TV in our hotel.


MWL Newsletter No 50

Jane Hart

Here are posts, articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 28 January – 3 February 2018. Social learning

permanent truths

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “To believe that our beliefs are permanent truths which encompass reality is a sad arrogance. To let go of that belief is to find safety.”

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Trainer’s Notebook: The Importance of Hands-On Learning

Beth Kanter

For the past five years, I’ve been an adjunct professor at Middlebury College in Monterey teaching a graduate course called “ Networked International Organizations ” for students pursuing an advanced degree in International Development.

LIVE From Puerto Rico - Second Impression is Flags

Nine Shift

Julie noticed a big difference from when we were here last - - Puerto Rican flags are everywhere. . They are on top of people's houses. There is one in the lobby of the hotel. They are on car antennas. There was one on a bridge overpass on the highway. They are on T-shirts. .


How To Become A Centaur

Mind Hacks

Nicky Case (of Explorable Explanations and Parable of the Polygons internet fame) has a fantastic essay which picks up on the theme of my last Cyberselves post – technology as companion, not competitor.

life in perpetual beta 2.0

Harold Jarche

The perpetual beta series synthesizes about 12 years of writing on this site. The four volumes examine learning, technology, democracy, personal knowledge mastery, leadership, and new working models. But life is in perpetual beta.

Break Your Mobile Phone Addiction: There’s An App for That and More

Beth Kanter

Having trouble getting that mobile phone out of your hands and checking it when you need to focus on work? There’s an app that can help you break your mobile phone addiction and it makes it fun. The app is called Forest that turns putting down your phone into a game. Here’s how it works.

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LIVE from Puerto Rico- First Impressions

Nine Shift

Puerto Rico is in many ways a fascinating study in American society today. First Impressions. We get off the airplane and the airport is normal. The hotel is normal. The restaurant is normal. In fact, there's tons of bottled water, gas, the power is on (for tourists), roads are fine, safe as ever, people friendly as ever. . There is damage. There are fewer people, since hundreds of thousands have left for the states, the vegetation is damaged.

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Simulations Getting More Attention ?

Nine Shift

It is the first day of a new course on teaching online, and there is already talk about simulations. . Simulations have been in nursing education for a number of years, so maybe the "talk" is still just nursing educators. But maybe it is expanding into other fields. Whether "this' is the tipping point for simulations in education we shall see, but that day is coming. One thing for sure: it is so exciting teaching and learning online right now as educational history is made

Breaking through the Noise on Social Media: How to run a Twitter Chat That Spotlights Your Nonprofit’s Impact

Beth Kanter

Breaking through the Noise on Social Media: How to run a Twitter Chat That Spotlights Your Nonprofit’s Impact – guest post by Neil Parekh. Every second, on average, around 6,000 tweets are posted to Twitter.