Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

into an incredibly powerful social messaging and notification system of content that’s stored elsewhere, i.e. social networking, collaborative and knowledge sharing tools eventually. Regardless of the huge, and rather disruptive, impact from corporate social networking.

Working smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Social signals. That’s determined by social factors.

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

During the development of this second generation we saw theconsolidation of computer-based software and content, and the commercializationof the network itself. Meanwhile, the world of networks began to commercialize.Commercial bulletin board services emerged, such as Prodigy, AOL, GEnie andCompuserv. You can begin to see a pattern developing here. The network was by this time well into the process ofbecoming consolidated. is social software.

Blogs in Education

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It is common for people to write blogs to describe their work, their hobbies, their pets, social and political issues, or news and current events. Many people who formerly write blogs are using social networking sites such as MySpace or Facebook. Others use ‘microblogging’ services such as Twitter. This not only produces a useful source of supplemental information for students, it creates a pattern and sets expectations for when students begin their own blogging.

The Enterprise 2.0 Recovery Plan

Andy McAfee

Weak-tie networks are great places to look for novel information and introductions to valuable people. And social networking software (SNS) is a great tool for building, maintaining, and exploiting networks of weak ties. I’d roll out as quickly as possible a single integrated suite of emergent social software platforms (ESSPs) to all employees of the company. And finally, how social is it to sit silently in front of a screen typing in words???