Price of Real Learning going from $2.99 to $6.99

Jay Cross

The price of the pdf version of Real Learning will increase from $2.99 Becoming a search ninja. to $6.99 on October 25th, a week from today. Buy enough for your team now. At $2.99 a pop, you could issue a wake-up call to everyone on your floor for a few hundred bucks.

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[internet librarian] Search tools

David Weinberger

Gary Price from Infodocket is moderating a panel on what’s new in search. The first speaker is from Blekko.com , which he says “is thought of as the third search engine” in the US market. ” When you search for “kate spade” you get authenticated Kate Spade fashion stuff. Weblib.com describes itself on its site as “Natural Language Processing Tools and Customizable Knowledge Bases for Semantic Search and Discovery Applications.”

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Enterprise microblogging should be pay-per-use

Martijn Linssen

adapt|change|Cloud computing|financials|knowledge|social media|Yammer| Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Business or Pleasure? -

In Defense of Data Centrism

Martijn Linssen

Home About Complexity Reading List Knowledge Management Reading List In Defense of Data Centrism John 0 comments Education System Dec 23 In the never ending search to know “what works,” we have a few choices.

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stevenberlinjohnson.com: Alexa (and Amazon) Let It All Hang Out

Steven Berlin Johnson

stevenberlinjohnson.com « Hong Kong In Motion | Main | The Kids Are Crazy For Resource Management Strategies » Alexa (and Amazon) Let It All Hang Out Clearly this is a Big Deal : The Alexa Web Search Platform provides public access to the vast web crawl collected by Alexa Internet.

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Local Bookstores, Social Hubs, and Mutualization ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

Last month, the American Booksellers Association published an open letter to the Justice Department , asking Justice to investigate Wal-Mart, Target, and Amazon after they lowered prices of best-selling books to under $10. Lower prices will lead to higher prices, and cheap books threaten to reduce the range of ideas in circulation. Landlords may prefer to hold empty spaces at nominally high rents than re-price. Clay Shirky.

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The World Cafe Community – Virtual Cafes? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Amy Lenzo on 24 Oct 2008 at 12:58 pm Obviously my search algorithms suck because I’m just finding this post!

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A Novel Method for Measuring the Value of Free Digital Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Online information may be updated every minute of the day and accessible almost anywhere in the world, but its price is usually radically lower than that of its physical counterpart, - if there even is a price. If the price is zero, then “zero times any quantity is still zero.

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nigelpaine.com - Blog - Vessel Tracking

Nigel Paine

Nic Price. It is extraordinary, if you go to vessel tracker.com and down load a tiny piece of software, it allows you to search for any merchant vessel on Google Earth. Links. Articles. Presentations. Photos. Discussions. Guestbook. Contact. Send Email. nigelpaine.com. Leadership.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Engaging Web design from Dutch dept. store HEMA (props to my dad for the link)

Mark Oehlert

is a good price for the "ghettoblaster" January 30, 2008 in design | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Engaging Web design from Dutch dept.

Sell the news, give away the olds

Doc Searls

The reasoning: since most pubs give the best deals to new or slow-to-return readers, wait to see how far down they push the price, and in the meantime see if we actually miss them. Our subscription price is $4 per week for delivery to your personal phone or tablet apps.

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From “Buy What We Have” to “Connected Customer Strategies”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In it, companies provide high-quality offerings at competitive prices, but it’s up to customers to identify their needs and seek out the appropriate products or services to meet them.

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New Jobs Data, Same Old Story…

Andy McAfee

Nothing less, nothing more… the decline of labor force participation – the technical term for the share of adults working or searching – is primarily the result of a bad economy.

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Wal-Mart And The Futility Of Traditional Management

Steve Denning

A Google search revealed that the Waste-King was on sale at Amazon [AMZN] for $103.30. In a wonderfully insightful article the Wall Street Journal , John Jannarone cites a recent study which compared prices on a diverse basket of products: it found Wal-Mart is 19% more expensive than Amazon.

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Amazon: More Than A Bookstore

Steve Denning

Ease of search. Wall Street recognizes innovation with an exponential growth in Amazon’s ten-year share price. . . . . . . . . . Let me start by admitting that I am an Amazon fan. I will be eternally grateful to Amazon for transforming my relationship with books.

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Learning Electron - Part 1

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Udemy Courses To begin I did a fair amount of searching on the web. The 'regular' price for the first is $44 and the second around $125, which is quite a lot, but they were both available for $15 each back on December 25 (they're showing at about $25 today) so the price was right.

The Productivity Paradox: Digital Abundance and Scarce Genius

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A third major G factor is a special type of intangible asset owned by superstars companies, - virtual real estate, - which is sort of like land in a city: it’s roughly fixed in supply, prices can skyrocket as demand rises, and its development requires considerable capital and labor.

The Prosperity Puzzle

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the mid 1990s, Nordhaus looked at the evolution of the price of light over the past two centuries in Do Real-Output and Real-Wage Measures Capture Reality? By this measure, the true price of light has plummeted by considerably more than a hundredfold since the early 1800s.

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professional learner’s toolkit

Harold Jarche

Browser & Search Engine: I use three browsers (Firefox, Safari, Chrome) and two search engines ( StartPage & DuckDuckGo ). Jane Hart describes a Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit as having several components: resources, networks, devices, etc.

What's Wrong with Traditional Stock Photography Sources for eLearning

Tony Karrer

This greatly reduces image search time. Back in 2007, I provided a long list of sources of stock photography for eLearning. And there are lots of other posts available on eLearning Learning Stock Photography.

The future of law firms: new structures, virtualization, fluid talent, social media-driven reputation

Ross Dawson

If you are a large firm with high overheads, you can’t compete on price,” he says. In law, it’s seen as the price you pay. That means in future, firms will need to work to fulfil both the needs of more demanding and price-driven clients, as well as appeal to a talent pool of lawyers who have more options than ever before. For the clients, they’re able to provide a quality service at an attractive price.”.

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The Big Shift in Business Models

John Hagel

Business models focus on the specific form of value delivered to customers and the economics (revenue, expenses and assets) required to deliver that value to the marketplace so that customers feel they are paying a fair price and the owner of the business earns a decent return.

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The Popinjay

Dave Snowden

One option was the specialist academic book likely to sell to libraries or specialists and published in low volume at high price. The second type would be priced at a more reasonable rate for the hard back version which would be held for a bit before the paperback version.

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The Impact of AI on R&D and Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Beyond innovations in existing sectors, the rapidly improving price/performance of GPTs have led over time to the creation of whole new applications and industries.

Browsers should have been cars. Instead they’re shopping carts.

Doc Searls

It’s not for lack of trying on the part of websites and services such as search engines. If I use the location bar as a place to search, it gives me google.com results, for some non-obvious reason.). Sprint is paying $125 for an 8 GB iPhone 4 and Gazelle is paying $145 for a 16 GB iPhone 4 which means that it you can get the $199 upgrade price, your out of pocket could be as little as $54. So is seeing that I can’t get a trade-in price without visiting a store.).

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Are You Getting Screwed Online?

Nine Shift

The next day there are NO, Zero, flights appearing through Atlanta and most flights through New York (air traveler's nightmare) at double the price, more than $800. Something fishy going on with search? Just wondering if you are getting different web pages when you go online.

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On taking personalized ads personally

Doc Searls

For example… Retargeting ads are based on your browsing habits, which can be telling of your historical intent based searches. That’s why I said “If I were actually the person Facebook advertised to…” Google is less privileged in that respect, but the nature of the help it provides (in search results, in guessing at locations we search for in Maps, and so on) makes their search results and ad placements less of a valley when they get uncanny.

Big Data and The Benefits From The Bubble

Andy McAfee

When I look at the valuations and sale prices of many tech companies these days, it does seem like Bubble 2.0 The amount of data available, and the power of the digital tools — databases, memory, processors — available (at ever-lower price points) to poke around in it and hunt for trends. I have posted on my real-world wall Vaclav Havel’s advice to “Seek the company of those who search for truth; run from those who have found it.&#

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Where is Technology Taking the Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Powerful computers and intelligent algorithms are enabling us to make sense of all that data by searching for patterns and doing something with the results, including computer vision, natural-language processing, language translation, face recognition and digital assistants.

Serverless Computing - An Innovative Approach to Software Development

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I n October of 2008, The Economist published a special report on a then relatively new, rapidly growing IT development, - cloud computing.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: The product-to-service.

Martijn Linssen

So I wrote a letter (yes its really long ago) to the companys CEO, got a response and 60% off the price - he also agreed the cost of the service was too high given the value of the product itself I bought myself a new laptop yesterday, a budget one costing less than 500 euro, for my new startup.

moving to social learning

Harold Jarche

Those who know how to search, find and make the connections will succeed. The next online workshop begins on 13 April, with special early pricing currently in effect. “We are living in a world where access trumps knowledge every time.

[siu] Accessing content

David Weinberger

Marge Avery , ex of MIT Press and now at MIT Library, says the traditional barriers sto access are price, time, and format. Cambridge Univ Press published The History Manifesto , created start to finish in four months and is available as Open Access as well as for a reasonable price; they’ve sold as many copies as free copies have been downloaded, which is great. William Gunn of Mendeley talks about next-gen search. “Search doesn’t work.”

Why you won’t care that the Net isn’t neutral

David Weinberger

With so little competition, the access providers will be able to jack up fast lane prices as high as the richest players in the market can bear. You won’t know if that’s because Bing’s search engine is slower or because it didn’t pony up for fast lane service. You have a great new search engine? It’s very simple.

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Without the need to think, people stop doing so

Martijn Linssen

million educated - thats 10,000 euro people like me wont have to pay, because we do so via taxes So, everything comes at a price I think that common sense comes at a price too. And if this is the price paid by the US, what did they get in return? Business or Pleasure? -

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Wake-up call for.

Steve Denning

Jessica Dickler of CNN reports from a recent survey by job-placement firm Manpower that 84% of employees are thinking of searching for a new job in 2011, as compared to just 60% a year ago.

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e-commerce makes me tired

Doc Searls

Not on that page, because it turns out this search result is intended mostly (or entirely… hard to tell) for Kindle users. So I search again, within Books this time, on the Amazon site. Can I put together a different “Price for all three&# that includes the books I do want this time around? So my friend Joe tells me to check out a book called Where Good Ideas Come From.

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to illuminate a small field

Dave Snowden

I spent a long evening searching through his collective works for this series and The Bright Field is one of the few that does not on first reading express a bleak view of life for which the phrase “brutal realism” was made.

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Lean Principles in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A company can differentiate itself from competitors in one of two key ways: by providing a superior customer experience or by offering the lowest prices. Customers are taking advantage of all the information they can now access to search for the best possible values.

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Are Markets Efficient, Irrational, or Both?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences was awarded last month to professors Eugene Fama and Lars Peter Hansen from the University of Chicago, and Robert Schiller from Yale University “for their empirical analysis of asset prices.”

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The Impact of AI on R&D and Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For the past couple of centuries, general-purpose technologies (GPTs) have been the key drivers of productivity and economic growth, - thanks to their rapid improvements in price and performance, pervasive applications, and ability to spur complementary innovations across a wide variety of industries. Beyond innovations in existing sectors, the rapidly improving price/performance of GPTs have led over time to the creation of whole new applications and industries.

Want influence? Make yourself useful.

Doc Searls

Look at these links: anthropocene searls – Google Search. Should We Attach A Price To ‘Ecosystem Services’? “Influence” is hot s**t these days. Linkedin has been making a big deal about it; and it seems to be working , according to Dharmesh Shaw , a Linkedin Influencer: First of all, there’s the sheer power and reach of the platform. When I write on my personal blog (which is reasonably popular) an article will get roughly 5,000-10,000 views.

The Coming Robotics Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Moderately priced programmable, collaborative robots , initially aimed at manufacturing, are already available from a number of companies. Hi, Robot: Work and Life in the Age of Automation , reads the Hamlet-inspired cover of the July, 2105 issue of Foreign Affairs.

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