Idiots, Networks and Patterns

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here are some interesting things that were shared via Twitter this past week. The Physics of Finance: The more chaotic our environment & less control we have, the more we see non-existent simple patterns , or as Valdis Krebs pointed out, seeing fictitious patterns in random data is called “ apophenia &#. Situated Technologies : interesting future-oriented reads HT @JonHusband.

[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government

David Weinberger

Part of the importance of this is that students at the Kennedy School are agitating for a much strong technology component to their education on the grounds that these days policy makers need to be deeply cognizant of the possibilities technology offers, and of the culture of our new technology development environment. Tomorrow there is an afternoon of discussions sponsored by the student-led Technology for Change group. Todd Park, White House Technology Advisory.

Trending Sources

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-09

Jane Hart

42 Fresh Facts About Twitter & Facebook… | Bit Rebels [link] via @ bitrebels #. Social Media Interaction Pattern Library – how people interact with social media [link] #. dpontefract: Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies? Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterFive Best Apps to Send Group Text Messages on the Cheap [link] #. Challenging the status quo from @ hjarche [link] #.

All things to all people

Harold Jarche

In that post, Jeff Roach described G+ as “ a network that looks like Facebook (media rich) but functions more like twitter (streams etc) but is more friendly to conversations and sharing than both of them. Empower = making sense of content patterns.

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

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Clearly, a fiscal pattern is emerging and corporate learning budgets are running flat or, worse, dramatically shrinking. technologies surfaced within the organization. The trend may have started with Facebook and Twitter being used inside company firewalls as a toe in the water, but it quickly shifted to specific social media tools being developed for specific corporate uses. opportunities and technologies to help facilitate the learning experience of employees.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Patterns of Business Innovation in China and India

John Hagel

From a strategist’s viewpoint, though, what I miss in such coverage is any deep analysis of the patterns of business innovation that might help to explain the explosive growth in both economies or the implications for Western companies.

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

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

Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Feb 24 2010 Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes Published by Nancy White at 3:08 pm under events , online facilitation , online interaction As promised earlier , here is my reflection of the keynote I did at the Instructional Technology Council’s annual gathering on February 22nd.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 In this, Eric suggests the following minimum measures: Networking patterns - the relationship between people and content categories, the network make up or profile (business unit, job, level, etc), key brokers and influencers by content category, and the degree of networking across silos. eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0


learn like a gamer

Harold Jarche

They learn from these mistakes and look for patterns. Twitter provides a bit more. We ignore automation, the Cloud, the Internet of Things, and surveillance technologies at our peril. Learning is the new literacy. Personal computers are just one example.

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Reflections on Ten Years of Blogging

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

People started to blog about a wide variety of topics, from politics and journalism to business and technology. We bloggers have scant opportunity to collect our thoughts, to wait until events have settled and a clear pattern emerges.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Retailers and Customers

John Hagel

Almost a decade ago, I detected an intriguing pattern regarding the unbundling and rebundling of firms (purchase unfortunately required). Of course, the pace and trajectory of unbundling (and related rebundling) differs across industries and geographies – the patterns are complex and fractal.

We have engaged in unnatural communications

Martijn Linssen

Gaming addiction, coding addiction, chatting addiction - not that I needed to seek any help, let alone professional, but there have been days that became nights and morning without seemingly blinking an eye I see increasing signs of chatting addiction on Twitter. Business or Pleasure? -

Getting to Social

Harold Jarche

Use Twitter for some time and get a sense of being connected to many people and understanding them on a different level. Patterns emerge over time. While people may say it’s not about the technology, that’s where a large share of the budget goes in any major change initiative.

gamers, artists, and citizens

Harold Jarche

They learn from these mistakes and look for patterns. Twitter provides a bit more. We ignore automation, the Cloud, the Internet of Things, and surveillance technologies at our peril. We need to probe the system, detect patterns, and create something new. Gamers.

UX Week 2014 Keynote Josh Clark on the Future of Digital Product Design

Adaptive Path

Josh Clark: My career path naturally didn’t begin with internet technology or mobile or multi-device stuff. They may not even be aware of the way in which they have built their biases into the machinery that they use to find these patterns.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Magic and Fun with Emerging Technologies

John Hagel

» Magic and Fun with Emerging Technologies Magic and fun – those are two words most people do not associate with today’s corporations. I had the good fortune to attend Tim O’Reilly’s Emerging Technologies Conference in San Diego last week.

Where Good Ideas Come From

Steven Berlin Johnson

But I have also tried to distill some meaningful—and hopefully useful—lessons out of all these stories, and so I’ve isolated seven distinct patterns that appear again and again in all these innovative environments. Each pattern gets its own chapter.).

cities and the future of work

Harold Jarche

Enabled by the digital information-technology revolution, this form is only now coming into its own, so far strengthening civil society more than other realms.”. Smart technologies should be designed to enable more connections between citizens. Twitter provides a bit more.

A Slow Community Movement? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

With posts and communications going back and forth, for the first time in recent memory I suggested we step back from some of the technology and schedule a simpler phone conference, since the technology seems to be a bit faster than some people (meaning, at least me!)

smart cities need smart citizens

Harold Jarche

The French version may be webcast, so watch my Twitter feed for updates. With these data, governments, organizations, and companies can sense patterns and make decisions – from traffic control to geographically specific advertising.

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Let’s move tweeting off Twitter , April 19, 2011. Technology (3097).

5 Ways Nonprofit Facebook Messenger Bots Can Deliver Impact

Beth Kanter

Museums have been all over bots on other platforms, see the Momabot on Twitter for example. It then uses CBT techniques to help reframe thought patterns or negative emotions associated with mood disorders like anxiety or depression. My conversation with the Albert Einstein Bot.

Ensuring knowledge flow through narration

Harold Jarche

People can see the flow of work in small bits of conversation that, over time, become patterns. A worker today can ask questions to a worldwide support network on a platform like Twitter and get an answer in minutes.

Working in the dark

Harold Jarche

But first I wanted to set up the discussion by arguing that GCPEDIA (the Government of Canada’s official internal wiki) has the potential to be the single most transformative technology adopted by the Government of Canada since the first computers were issued to civil servants twenty years ago.

Thoughts on Steve Jobs, The Book

Steven Berlin Johnson

The second thing that occurred to me is that, while Jobs historically had a reputation for being a nightmare to work with, in fact one of the defining patterns of his career was his capacity for deep and generative partnerships with one or two other (often very different) people. As my friend Tom Coates remarked on Twitter, there are so many different kinds of crying; it would have been interesting to have a bit more color on exactly what kind of tears were shed.

The Seek > Sense > Share Framework

Harold Jarche

[This article appears in Inside Learning Technologies January 2014]. But when writing, and later books, came along, we had a new technology that could more widely distribute information created by the wise, and the not so wise.

February’s Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Which countries have the most Twitter users per capita? - Ross Dawson , February 7, 2012. Best of Working Smarter Daily. February 1-29, 2012.

The Convergence of Social Activism, Donations, and Social Media: Episodic Giving In A Post Truth World

Beth Kanter

Our world – politically, economically, socially, technologically – is changing before our eyes. Vast, ongoing changes to economies, patterns of work and lifestyles, brought about by technology.

Social maps

Jay Cross

Tweetsmap plots your Twitter followers on a map of the world: Do it. Probably this pattern (for my closed blog on Informal Learning) is more representative. Valdis is far and away the sharpest tool in the drawer when it comes to putting this sort of technology to use.

Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network

Beth Kanter

The map can be of social media conversations, for example these network maps of Twitter conversations. There are even simpler technology tools to use to map your professional network. Some questions to ask: What patterns do you see?

A Conversation with Tim the Enchanter

Andy McAfee

The big reason is to have the chance to talk on stage with Tim O’Reilly , one of the good guys and wise men of technology. I’m going back to the SXSWi mega-event in Austin next month for one big reason and lots of other ones.

Grappling with Knowledge

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here are some of the insights and observations that were shared via Twitter this past week. Information is in technology domain, and I include books (themselves a technology) in that description.

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Models of how to select educational technology including customized lists of LMS features, a way of picking among those 305 features of a learning management system that you might want to solve the educational problems at your institution. This is the future of this technology.

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The third element was the technology developed to enablethat which we today call object oriented programming. You can begin to see a pattern developing here. Most of the work focused onthe development of metadata, to support discoverability and sharing, but thecore of the program was an attempt to introduce second generation technology -interactive objects - to learning and content management. The core technology of web 2.0

… forever blunt and merciless

Dave Snowden

My job today is to pick up on yesterday's pos t which was described on twitter as forever blunt and merciless. Good screen design can trigger attention by focusing on outliers, triggering the right patterns etc. Brian Arthur in a brilliant book, shows the degree to which technology innovation depends on exaption rather the adaption. Its also about how we use technology to link and connect people in different ways.

Does being reminded of money make you an uncooperative jerk or.

Dan Pink

Follow Dan on Twitter. Technology (7). For half the participants, the wallpaper showed a pattern of shells; for the other half, it showed a pattern of Euro notes and coins. (In Dan Pink. Contact. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles. Office Hours. Drive.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The Power of Power Laws

John Hagel

Bottom line: our institutional architectures, not to mention our technology architectures, will need to be redesigned to cope with a Paretian world. Processing patterns, on the other hand, better serves what we call the Pareto-adaptive strategy. Here's to patterns that connect!

2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily points to ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Which countries have the most Twitter users per capita?

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