Reframing the news

Doc Searls

But to stay current — literally — papers need something else as well — something Net-native that bridges the static page and the live flow of actual news. Yes, these days it’s pro forma for news media to post notifications of stories and other editorial on Twitter, but Twitter is a closed and silo’d corporation, not an institutional convention on the order of the front page, the editorial page, the section, the insert. News organizations have to redefine themselves.

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Open Learning, Open Networks

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Adapted from a talk given March 9, 2017, at the State University of New York in Syracuse, this essay describes several key innovations shaping the future of open learning: distributed social networks, cloud infrastructures and virtualization, immersive reality, and personal learning environments.

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Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed

Nancy White

Twitter as a search engine. This was interesting to me because I’m co-leading a short online workshop introducing social media in a global international development network. But I never really conceptualized it as search. First, I searched for something for me.

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What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. IBM describes socially networked corporations as the next step in the overall evolution of business. Networks Social Learning

Study: Global comparisons of news consumption and shifting channels

Ross Dawson

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford has just published the very interesting 110 page Digital News Report 2013 , which draws on an extensive survey of news consumption across nine major countries. Source for all data is Digital News Report 2013.

Reality check: intelligence agencies have been using social network analysis since the 1990s

Ross Dawson

I fail to understand why this is big news, since US intelligence agencies have been using social network analysis (SNA) for domestic purposes since the 1990s, and likely even before that. I have been focused on networks since long before I wrote Living Networks in 2002.

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Luis Suarez

is that perception that social networking, you know, “things&# like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and the like are just for fun. that Social Networking can be serious. That, folks, is the real value of social networking.

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I want to talk to you about the concept of free, the concept of open learning, the concept of networked learning in a networked world and the concept of the institution. Watters, 2014) This is a patent for setting up a regional network in the south western United States.

Why Building Resilient Networks Matter

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: I’ve wrote about the importance of building resilience in networks given the complex and connected environment we live in today. Lessons Learned About Resilient Networks from Super Storm Sandy by Pat Brandes, Executive Director, the Barr Foundation. Networks

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Alternative and Activist Search Engines

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer? wisdom » June 22, 2007 Alternative and Activist Search Engines So a post here lays out what it would be like to live for a day without using Google for searching. The value is that it lists 100+ alternative search engines that you may not even be aware of.

Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Achievement Standards Network is offering “open access to machine?readable You look and you search and you search. Figure 4 : My LinkedIn Network Here''s me showing what I know. This is my LinkedIn network , and it shows a lot of connections. Automated Assessment But me showing what I know is me being on this network doing what I do, whatever I do. network software is getting smart enough to do it itself. They''re open ended networks.

Breaking: Details of News Limited’s digital subscription plans

Ross Dawson

I am at what would not long ago have been unimaginable for News Limited: a briefing by senior executives for bloggers and social media. The executives present include Richard Freudenstein , CEO of The Australian and News Digital Media, Ed Smith, Chief Marketing Officer of New Ltd, and Clive Mathieson, editor of The Australian. Advertising is and will continue to be by far the largest revenue stream for News Limited. Traditional news sites.

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Groups vs Networks: The Class Struggle Continues

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It's my first extended discussion of groups and networks. Dana Boyd wrote a brilliant paper on MySpace, Identity Production in a Networked Culture 3 , about the way people use MySpace. And I posted in my website a few days ago 6 that groups require unity and networks require diversity.

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Doc Searls Weblog · Maybe they should call it ButtBook

Doc Searls

He adds, The public search listing contains less information than someone could find right after signing up anyway, so we’re not exposing any new information, and you have complete control over your public search listing.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor | Main | GDC Update 1: Geez My Hotel Room is Small!

Is Facebook a Narcissistic Walled Garden?

Dan Pontefract

I explained the perpetual happy dance of Facebook status updates from my network seemed like it was a falsehood and even a hazardous form of narcissism. We don’t bring up the bad news. ” (Soraya Mehdizadeh, York University, Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking).

Networked Capacity Building: Finish Line Grantees Social Media Training

Beth Kanter

We got started with a welcome from Liane Wong who gave an overview of the program and how it fits into the grantmaking strategy that uses a networked approach. When you are building ties between nodes in a network or connections between peers, you need to build in networking time.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): msnbc is predicting the news?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Learning Games at Wharton | Main | 2007 edublog awards are now open for voting.and Im torn » December 06, 2007 msnbc is predicting the news?

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth Kanter

I’m teaching a graduate class at the Monterey Institute of International Studies based on my books, The Networked Nonprofit and Measuring the Networked Nonprofit. The course is about how to leverage networks and social media for learning and impact.

Your social wishlist

Jay Cross

How will you take advantage of your in-house social network? Use networks to create services and share collective intelligence. Your company will install an in-house social network. and learning networks. Smart phones have surpassed PCs for connecting to networks.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Mark is very late to the virtual worlds big news about SL and IBM.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Tell me something.about conferences. good news, but needs to be taken with a grain of salt.

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Some new ways to look at infrastructure

Doc Searls

Some of what they produce is news, if you want to call it that. But hell, news itself is worked over completely. And social media has also clearly REVERSED us into tribes, especially in the news we produce and consume, much of it to wage verbal war with each other.

On my 3rd Twitter birthday: 7 reasons Twitter is central to my life

Ross Dawson

In contrast to most social networks, Twitter provides a space for unbounded conversation. Anyone can follow you, find your tweets passed on by others, discover you in search, or come across you in any of a multitude of ways. In Living Networks I wrote how technology facilitates human connection. While I also get a lot of search traffic, Google has basically said that its search rankings take significant cues from Twitter activity, so that would also erode without Twitter.

Top 10 posts of the year on social media

Ross Dawson

Following news that Australians are ranked #1 in the world in their usage of social networks, 6 reasons why Australians have caught up on social media. Video and summary of interview on Sky News on the implications of social media for business. Social search will drive value.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Resource on the Visualization of Complex Networks

Mark Oehlert

His site, is a great resource - a great compilation of a ton of resources related to visualizing complex networks.

Doc Searls Weblog · Future to Newspapers: Jump in the river

Doc Searls

Doc Searls Weblog Home About Subscribe to feed ‹ Nice Vue • Been there, fun that › Future to Newspapers: Jump in the river October 19, 2007 in Future , Journalism | 42 comments Here’s the problem with most news: it isn’t. News is a river, not a lake.

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Journalism is outlining

Doc Searls

My “TV” was an iPad channeling our Dish Network set top box in Santa Barbara.) I say approximately because the damage being done at the time was widespread, huge, and impossible for any one news organization to cover. Also that cover , as both noun and verb, is something no single news organization can create, or do. Art Blogging Broadcasting Ideas Journalism Live Web News problems

Al Jazeera English to be buried in cable

Doc Searls

Losing Al Jazeera English reduces to a single source — France24 — the number of live streams available on the Net from major video news channels. The Qatar government-backed television news operation, which acquired Current TV for a few hundred million dollars from investors including Al Gore, said Thursday that it will at least temporarily stop streaming online Al Jazeera English, its global English-language news service, in about 90 days.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "New JKO Portal to Offer Joint Online Training" (Defense Link News)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Listening for Learning" (IT Conversations) | Main | Map of Online Communities (xkcd Rox!) Has profiles of serious gamers, forums, blogs, news, pictures and video all in one place.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "A Technology Flip Test: Introducing Channels in a World of Platforms" (Andrew McAfee) | Main | The Pentagon Channel - Embracing Video Big Time » September 01, 2007 "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks I couldve sworn I had posted about this before but I cant find it.but talk about old.the spur for this post is from 2005!

Five Myths of Social Learning


Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. revolution has brought learning networks front and center with “ Connect and Communicate ” becoming the new mantra for training organizations.

Seeking talent in Sydney: Amazing Content and Web Project Managers – Part-time

Ross Dawson

A bit later we will extend our search for similar talent globally. We have upcoming reports on topics such as the future of news, social media in retail, branded apps, tablet strategy, social business etc. Your primary role is to take ideas and execute them effectively within limited budgets, working closely with chairman Ross Dawson, a small core team, and our global network of designers, developers and writers. Future Exploration Network –

A history lesson in how to automate journalism with war and sports metaphors

Doc Searls

After reading all these alarming headlines, I decided to fire up my own copy of Netscape Navigator and search out a transcript of Bill’s December 7th speech. Microsoft Network was an OR strategy, and it didn’t work. history Internet Journalism News Outlining Personal problems TechnologyWhat I’ve always loved most about the Web† is how it allows each of us to publish on our own, as individuals, for the whole world.

Journalism that Matters – Day 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The disturbance I suggest is that we find the continuum of inward connecting to like minded people and share initiatives all the way to the outward facing, networked action which throws each of us connecting outward, not inward.

How the Internet becomes the Content-o-net

Doc Searls

Her long answer is covered in these paragprahs: To operate in China, Google’s local search engine,, had to meet these “self-discipline&# requirements. When users typed words or phrases for sensitive subjects into the box and clicked “search,&#

Into the dark

Doc Searls

But the lessons that matter at the moment arise from the absence of the two most essential utilities in my life, and probably yours too: the electric grid and the data network. I’ve used it so often on the Web that I’ve effectively spammed search results with unintended SEO. The closest thing I can find is this from Google Books , which fails to contain the searched-for nugget, but still demonstrates why Updike’s criticism earns the same high rank as his fiction.

2016 Top Tools for Learning

Charles Jennings

Twitter: My first port-of-call every morning to get daily insights into what my wider network is reporting. I use Facebook for family and personal friends, and Twitter for my professional social network. Google search will no doubt play a role in raising that to a new level.

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The Paradox of Connection

John Hagel

And, of course, social media makes it possible for us to share news about ourselves to a large and growing number of friend, acquaintances and followers. Now we can just go online and use a search tool to find the information on some website.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Your integrity for a.t-shirt?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « EduPunk? A little while back, I looked at a new search product named PowerSet.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking

Nancy White

Lilia has written about it to help me, but now I need my network to help me sharpen my thinking. Triangulating for Success: a practitioner’s experience using external networks to leverage learning and outcomes within organizations and institutions. OK, I need your help.

Doc Searls Weblog · Still at Newspapers 1.x

Doc Searls

August 15, 2007 in Future , Ideas , News , Past , problems | 37 comments I’m late weighing in on the New York Times’ reported decision to drop Times Select. Nor on offering alternative ways of looking at both problems and opportunities for newspapers in a networked world.

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My Professional Learner’s Toolkit

Clark Quinn

Favorite browser and search engine : I use Safari and Google, by default. I would prefer another search engine, probably DuckDuckGo, but I’m not facile with it, for instance finding images. A range of social networks : I use LinkedIn professionally, as well as Slack.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Anybody Else Notice How Much Context Amazon is Now Wrapping Around A Book?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Potential Quote of the Day. I mean check out the photo here.and if you cant see this well enough.just go search for a book.