100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Here are 100 Twitter feeds to follow for philomaths, the curious and those who would like to improve their general knowledge – from both institutions and individuals – some with a twist and many that will bring you a daily dose of learning!

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

Twitter has now become, once again, another messaging board system, like a good bunch of them out there of the once so-called social networking sites. What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil.

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Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

Luis Suarez

Indeed, while re-reading through ‘ Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – One thing I can share with you all is that once I have seen the light of a much smarter way of using Twitter through public lists alone it’s rather tough to go back to anything else for that matter, so I haven’t.

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Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Luis Suarez

Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’. I still love Twitter, as I wrote just recently. Why do we follow people on Twitter in the first place?

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Enterprise Twitter

Jay Cross

Like most old farts, I was reluctant to get into Twitter. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, invest two and a half minutes of your time here: If that’s not enough, here’s Twitter founder Jack Dorsey explaining how people and organizations are using Twitter. A month ago Marcia Conner asked me, “What’s it going to take to get you onto Twitter?&# “It’s the most productive learning technology I’ve ever used.&#

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. Context Online learning today is beginning to be dominated by developments in games, simulations and related technologies. Implementing the Seven Principles: Technology as Lever.

Etiquette for sharing

Harold Jarche

Twitter is full of links to other websites. For a long time you needed to use URL shorteners to ensure you stayed within Twitter’s 140 character limit. Now Twitter has its own URL shortener – t.co – that converts every link that is shared.

Take us to The Rivers

Doc Searls

Not that the Times is actually doing anything other than keeping its RSS feed alive. And Technology Review ? Last fall, we moved all the editorial in our apps, including the magazine, into a simple RSS feed in a river of news.

professional learner’s toolkit

Harold Jarche

Curation Tools : My aggregator of choice is Feedly and I keep social bookmarks in Diigo. Social Networks : My preferred conversational and sharing network is Twitter. PKMastery SocialLearning Technology

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Twitter

Steven Berlin Johnson

stevenberlinjohnson.com « Literary Style By The Numbers | Main | OpenSocial » Twitter Okay, I caved. Im twittering. The interface is much cleaner and Twitter's apps don't work that great with Vista. SBJ via Twitter follow me on Twitter The Basics Im a father of three boys, husband of one wife, and author of five books. Interface Culture : How New Technology Transforms the Way We Create and Communicate My first.

Some new ways to look at infrastructure

Doc Searls

Frequent fliers like myself rely on tools like this one, made possible by a collection of digital technologies working over the Internet. It says every medium, every technology, has effects that refract in four dimensions that also affect each other.

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top tools 2016

Harold Jarche

3: Feedly: A feed reader, or aggregator, to keep track of blogs and news sites via RSS. 2: Twitter: Next to my blog, Twitter is my best learning tool and allows me to stay connected to a diverse network. Learning Technology

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Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed

Nancy White

The folks over at BrandonHall, the learning folks who blog lots of interesting links, pointed out a value of Twitter that not all of us may have seen yet. Twitter as a search engine. The question always comes up “why would we be interested in something like Twitter.

A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

Jam can be populated with users directly — if used standalone — or users can be sourced from the BizX user tables that feed the rest of the SuccessFactors suite. collaboration micro-blogging mobile networking organization social networking technology Jam sap SAP Jam social

Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Getting More Value from Your Social Media by Kevin Wheeler on November 24, 2010 Platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and a variety of proprietary platforms are becoming core to successful recruiting, learning, relationship building, and marketing. For example, how can your job postings drive potential candidates to your Twitter or Facebook accounts?

Top Tools for Learning

Harold Jarche

8 (new): Feedly is my new feed reader, now that Google Reader has been shut down. 2 (4): Twitter : Next to my blog, Twitter is my best learning tool and allows me to stay connected to a diverse network. Learning Technology

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My Top Tools 2014

Harold Jarche

4 (8): Feedly: is my feed reader to keep track of blogs and news sites via RSS. 2 (2): Twitter: Next to my blog, Twitter is my best learning tool and allows me to stay connected to a diverse network. Learning Technology

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Twitter economics: corset creates value

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 2 September 2010 Twitter economics: corset creates value Commenting on The Spirituality of Social Media by Mark Schaefer , I found myself in immediate need of another blog post when I wrote I see amazingly, astonishingly little verbal abuse on Twitter.

Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Jane Hart

But I do prefer to use … TWEETDECK rather than the web interface – where I’ve set up different columns for my news feed, mentions, hashtags I follow, etc. I also couldn’t do without FEEDLY – my RSS reader – where I aggregate well over 300 blog and website feeds.

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The future of education. 100 years ago | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Follow Dan on Twitter. Technology (7). 100 years ago The intrepid Maria Popova — BTW, if you’re not subscribing to her newsletter or following her on Twitter , you should — points to a really interesting item in How to Be a Retronaut. Dan Pink. Contact.

top tools for 2015

Harold Jarche

4 (4): Feedly: is my feed reader to keep track of blogs and news sites via RSS. 2 (2): Twitter: Next to my blog, Twitter is my best learning tool and allows me to stay connected to a diverse network. Learning Technology

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Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning. In his post, he really is looking primarily at the University of Manitoba's Connectivism Course that he designed and delivered with George Siemens to 2200 students in Fall 2008 and you can tell that he's busy thinking about the technology behind the Fall 2009 course. This is the same technology that is behind eLearning Learning and Communities and Networks Connection.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

conference on Twitter via its hashtag #e2conf , I noticed a strange phenomenon: most tweets werent about Enterprise 2.0, Yes, but I still think most definitions of, and certainly approaches to, social business (including Dachis') still actually focus on the technology piece. 'What

My Two Top 2008 Technologies

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet My Two Top 2008 Technologies by Andrew McAfee on December 30, 2008 For a year-end post I’d rather not try to recap the year in technology, or in anything else. So I thought I’d wrap up this blog for this year with a bit of reflection, and talk about my two favorite technologies of the year (I just got my first iPhone yesterday, but will consider that a 2009 technology).

On marketing’s terminal addiction to personal data fracking and bad guesswork

Doc Searls

Even if our own intelligence is not yet artificialized, what’s feeding it surely is. In my own case, I am Doc to most of those who know me, David to various government agencies (and most of the entities that bill me for stuff), Dave to many (but not all) family members, @dsearls to Twitter, and no name at all to the rest of the world, wherein I remain, like most of us, anonymous (literally, nameless), because that too is a civic grace.

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World wide puddle

Doc Searls

The Net’s ability to monitor events and send out messages and notifications automatically is, of course, one of its great strengths as a communication technology. The Net feeds all three, but at the risk of dragging one’s mind from the great to the small.

Conferences can be better, a whole lot better

Jay Cross

Announce a Twitter hashtag and encourage people to Tweet. During sessions, use Twitter to gather questions and make comments. Perhaps make the Twitter feed visible on a separate screen in presentation rooms.

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

But they mostly covered blogs and sites with RSS feeds. This was before Twitter not only made the Web live, but did it in part by tying it to SMS on mobile phones. Berkman Blogging Books Cluetrain Future Life Links Live Web Technology VRM infrastructure

Open as in commons, not garden

Harold Jarche

I have just switched to Feedly and will see how it works. I still get value from Twitter and LinkedIn and will continue to use them, though I am under no illusions that they are serving my interests. OpenSource Technology

The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots

Jane Hart

Conversational or chat bots, often make use of artificial intelligence and natural language processing technologies, and they’ve been around for some time. receive relevant or customised news automatically (from news sources, blogs feeds, Twitter accounts).

Technology and the Right Decision Rights Decisions

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Technology and the Right Decision Rights Decisions by Andrew McAfee on March 6, 2009 My current print version of Information Week has an interesting cover story about “demand-signal management,&# a highfalutin term for getting data about what’s selling, then using it to make decisions about manufacturing, replenishment, etc. technologies. technologies.

Top 10 Tools for Learning

Harold Jarche

4: Twitter : The micro-blogging platform lets me stay in loose touch with many people. 2: Google Reader : This feedreader lets me subscribe to many websites and stay current with bloggers and news feeds. Technology

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20 ways to prepare yourself for modern workplace learning

Jane Hart

You have built a strong professional network of connections (aka PLN) on a social networts like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or Google+, with whom you interact and learning form on a daily basis – and which you regularly review to ensure they bring you value. You subscribe to a number of blog and website feeds to keep up to date with new ideas, thinking and resources in the field.

Two simple backchannel options

Harold Jarche

It should not be open to the general public (thus eliminating Twitter). Overall, a rather stealth technology. Benefits include customization, the addition of explanatory pages and several widgets, including Twitter feeds. With the worldwide WordPress community, you also know the technology will be around and supported for a long time. Communities Technology

Collective sense-making

Harold Jarche

I used to read many of the technology blogs, like TechCrunch and Read/Write Web but have dropped them from my feed reader and instead read posts that have been referred via Twitter, Google Plus or blog posts.

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Under the radar: great technologies you could be using

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Learning Technologies 2009. Learning technologies: the road ahead. Under the radar: great technologies that you could be using. Twitter. Research page is a starting point for feeds, searches, and proven destinations. interface is my personal launch page, and it includes links to many of the technologies we’ll cover today. Track 1 Session 1. URL for this page:[link]. TInyURL for this page: [link]. Collaborative Learning; Blip.fm

2010 - year in review

Martijn Linssen

I loved every second of it, letting myself be driven by The Circle of Inspiration that this outside world is, Twitter, Blogs and comments all leading one to the other. I only use Twitter to publish my blog posts, and had 250 followers at the beginning of 2010, and almost 1,000 at the end.

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #13

Luis Suarez

In terms of themes, in case you may be wondering, this week we have got Business (Task Management), Productivity (RSS News Feed Readers, Mindmapping, Curation) and, finally, as usual, Photography. Fiery Feeds : Ok, on to the next one. I am talking about Fiery Feeds.

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Capgemini's comma-splice.

Martijn Linssen

An obvious screenshot from the renewed site, heres the latest Capgemini slogan Capgemini presented a glossy new site this Monday, announced and talked about on Twitter. Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,?

Social Media Centers of Excellence? Really?

Martijn Linssen

My morning Twitter feed led to me to an article released in July of this year, an intriguing if baffling idea from Dion Hinchcliffe here. I put my tea down.