Innovation and National Security in the 21st Century

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Task Force noted that leadership in innovation, research and technology since World War II has made the US the most secure and economically prosperous nation on earth. economic competitiveness and national security.”.

Securing the Foundations of our Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On December 1 the Commission issued its final Report on Securing and Growing the Digital Economy. Technological advancement is outpacing security and will continue to do so unless we change how we approach and implement cybersecurity strategies and practices.

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Deaf police to monitor security cameras in Mexico

Mind Hacks

He noted these police officers have a very strong deaf and visual sense and can better detect what is happening in different places where the cameras are located; they can often remotely read the conversations of people, to the benefit of this security system that operates 24 hours a day.

Complex Sociotechnical Systems: the Case for a New Field of Study

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago, MIT professor Joseph Sussman addressed these issues in a lecture - Complex Sociotechnical Systems: The Case for a New Field of Study. We are increasingly using systems thinking to address some of our most critical contemporary problems including climate change, energy and the environment, cities and metropolitan areas, jobs and productivity, the global economy, financial systems and national security.

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New CEO Studies: Nuances of Narcissism, Flattery, and Opinion Conformity

Bob Sutton

  The three studies from two articles were done in different ways, but the upshot is that CEOs are swayed heavily by praise and ass-kissing of all kinds, especially narcissists, and the effects aren't pretty.

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My study, a picture and a hobby refound

Dave Snowden

For the last few weeks something had to give to allow me time to sort out the study and the blog was it. The net result was that the painting has sat in its packaging until this week when it finally found a place in my study (as pictured above).

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Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education

Trends in the Living Networks

At the conference I wrote about the case study of Queensland Police , which is a great example of government bodies creating value through social media. Barriers to engagement include loss of control, staff performance, ROI, brand reputation, security, and poor understanding. I’m at the launch meeting of the social media community of practice set up by Institute of Public Administration NSW (IPAA).

All Social is Learning | Organizational Knowledge Design

Martijn Linssen

Several things I learned there, including the idea that how brains work and how people interact represent new fields of study to the Field of Education. As someone mentioned this weekend on Twitter : The learning that isn’t social, isn’t worth our time studying.

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More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

It is my understanding from my daughter’s ITS officer that SP is the ITS’s dream, especially if security is a factor. The inherent linearity and security of SP may have specific value in the context you noted.

The State of Financial Health Around the World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Gallup Global Financial Health Study was published in May of 2018. The study is based on a survey of over 15,000 people in 10 different countries. In addition, respondents were classified as financially secure, stretched or insecure.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Worlds for Study: Invitation - Virtual Worlds for Studying Real-World Business (and Law, and Politics, and Sociology, and.) (by Robert Bloomfield)

Mark Oehlert

Katie Salen) | Main | The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis) » February 27, 2008 Worlds for Study: Invitation - Virtual Worlds for Studying Real-World Business (and Law, and Politics, and Sociology, and.) (by and check this one as well e-Places to visit copyright game studies anthropology mobile learning e-learning things you should read stat counter View My Stats kaboodle Oehlerts Book.

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New Pew Research Report: The Future of Digital Life and Well-Being

Beth Kanter

This is the ninth Future of the Internet study the two organizations have conducted together. While the study showed that the negatives were not as many as the positives, the stories shared by respondents point to how internet has challenged personal well-being and relationships.

A Culture of Wellbeing as a New Nonprofit Strength: Building Capacity During a Time of Disruption

Beth Kanter

Cyber-security threats have increased, as opponents leverage hacking and social media to harass, terrorize, and even shut down nonprofits. Happy Healthy Nonprofit Research Studies Resilience

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Is Web 2.0 Safe?" (MSN article)

Mark Oehlert

MSN article) Here is the shocking synopsis of this article : Security needs to be better in Web 2.0 apps and more importantly on peoples perception of the secureness of those apps, then there will be greater and greater commercial pressure to secure those apps.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zone Alarm Listen UP!! This is NOT Customer Service!

Mark Oehlert

Normally I run Zone Alarms security suite of products and I generally think they are the best out there - they are certainly better than Norton in terms of being Norton being such a resource hog. RIGHT-click on Uninstall ZoneAlarm Security, then select Properties 04.) Click on Start -> Programs -> ZoneAlarm -> Uninstall ZoneAlarm Security 07.) Click Uninstall to run the uninstaller, and choose OK or yes to any security alerts that pop up.

The Urgent Need to Strengthen the Nation’s Resilience

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These included a significant expansion of government support for scientific research in universities and R&D labs, leading to product innovations from the private sector and better weapons from the defense industry, - and making the US the most prosperous and secure nation in the world.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Good for introNetworks!

Mark Oehlert

introNetworks Secures $2.7 and check this one as well e-Places to visit copyright game studies anthropology mobile learning e-learning things you should read stat counter View My Stats kaboodle Oehlerts Book. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Fleck.Web page annotation | Main | Great Web Comic and the Guy Gets Fired!? » May 17, 2007 Good for introNetworks!

COVID-19 The Future of Society

Dave Snowden

This system is going to open for the next couple of weeks, but a week Friday will see us write the key reports which are aimed at securing both an understanding of possible future states, but also to seek funding to make this a much wider programme.

Competing Against “Digital Invaders”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The study surveyed over 5,200 CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, CMOs and other C-suite executives across 21 industries in over 70 countries, - most of them in face-to-face interviews. What has enabled the Torchbearers in the study to forge ahead of the rest?

The Blockchain Value Framework

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Based on its analysis of almost 80 blockchain projects and its dozens of interviews with private and public sector leaders, the study developed the “blockchain value framework.”

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The Economic Potential of The Internet of Things

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The McKinsey study introduces an innovative approach for estimating IoT’s future impact and economic value. Details of the study can be found in the comprehensive 144-page report , whose key points I will summarize below. Privacy, Security, Confidentiality and IP.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Researching Online Social Roles by Structural Signature Visualization Method" (via Smart Mobs)

Mark Oehlert

and check this one as well e-Places to visit copyright game studies anthropology mobile learning e-learning things you should read stat counter View My Stats kaboodle Oehlerts Book.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week)

Mark Oehlert

Main | "The Core of Fun" (Raph Koster via IT Conversations) » March 12, 2008 "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week) ( article link ) When I first saw this article, I thought great, another study telling us what we already kno w.

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AI and Public Policy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The first such Study Panel recently published Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030 , a report that examined the likely impact of AI on a typical North American city by the year 2030.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Ecology of Games: Connecting Youth, Games, and Learning (ed. Katie Salen)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The Onion Nailed the "Starbucks Training Day" in 2001 | Main | Worlds for Study: Invitation - Virtual Worlds for Studying Real-World Business (and Law, and Politics, and Sociology, and.) (by

Platforms, Blockchains, and the Evolution of Trust

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Blockchain technology is ultimately a means for individuals to coordinate common activities, to interact directly with one another, and to govern themselves in a more secure and decentralized manner.”.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): SHOCKER: Most Kids Think That Learning from Games Would Be a Good Idea

Mark Oehlert

are not crafted in stone and can and should change and that BY ALL THATS GOOD AND PURE the classrooms and instructor-led training were probably NEVER studied RE their effectiveness as learning environments but rather as production environments.

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. Here’s what I learned: Global Social Media and Mobile Usage Studies and Internet Penetration.

Leveraging AI to Transform Government

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Let me briefly summarize each of these four case studies. Since the LA Airport police doesn’t have enough officers to staff checkpoints at all times on the eight roads leading to the airport, the USC team developed an AI system to make security schedules unpredictable.

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The Long-Term Future of Work and Education: Three Potential Scenarios

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, as a number of recent studies concluded, to ensure that this will indeed be the case, our emerging knowledge economy should be accompanied by the expansion of educational opportunities for everyone.

Is Blockchain Ready to “Cross the Chasm”? Lessons from the Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year, IBM conducted the largest study to date on the state of adoption of blockchain. The study interviewed almost 3,000 C-Suite executives from over 80 countries and 20 industries to learn about their company’s blockchain plans.

Educational Research in Learning Technology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Numerous studies attest to savings of millions of dollars. It's really common in science to study indicators, because in many disciplines, not just psychology, the thing being studied isn't actually observable.

The Rise of the On-Demand Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These workers, many of them unionized, enjoyed relatively secure, stable jobs and a number of company benefits, including health care insurance, vacations and retirement pensions. .

How Will AI Likely Impact How We Work, Live and Play?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Public safety and security. “One of the more successful uses of AI analytics is in detecting white collar crime, such as credit card fraud.

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The Electricity of Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In this system, you don't get a degree because you followed your passion, you get a degree because you studied stuff you didn't want to study. They just go to work to earn money, to earn security, and gain a pension. Summary of a talk at eLearning Africa given by Jef Staes.

The Impact of Automation on Everyday Life

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Recent studies suggest that this transparency can improve user trust and automation adoption.”. Other recent studies reached similar conclusions. A 2016 Pew Research study , The State of American Jobs , found that most Americans were happy and secure in their jobs.

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COVID-19 The Future of Society

Dave Snowden

This system is going to open for the next couple of weeks, but a week Friday will see us write the key reports which are aimed at securing both an understanding of possible future states, but also to seek funding to make this a much wider programme.

Education, Work and US Leadership in the 21st Century

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Leadership in the Twenty-First Century , a report by a CFR-sponsored Task Force to assess the future of work and its implications for the US economy and national security. The report references a recent McKinsey study that directly addressed these questions.

User-Led Innovation Can’t Create Breakthroughs

Steve Denning

Citing the example of Apple [AAPL], they quote the Apple design team who say: “It’s all bullshit and hot air created to sell consulting projects and to give insecure managers a false sense of security. Even the most advanced users studies are now widely available.”.

The Third Wave of the Digital Economy - Promises and Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

“The next wave of digital innovation is coming. Countries can welcome it, prepare for it, and ride it to new heights of innovation and prosperity, or they can ignore the changing tide and miss the wave,” writes Robert Atkinson in The Task Ahead of Us.

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The Expertise Strikes Back

Martijn Linssen

When I worked at a think tank, right out of a brief Air Force career in Intelligence, I had lots of scattered ideas and an agile mind – but no background in national security studies beyond eight years’ operational experience of a very limited scope.

The World Bank’s Human Capital Index

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A recent McKinsey study on the impact of AI on the world economy found that AI and related technologies have the potential to incrementally add around $13 trillion to current global economic output by 2030. It will put security at risk, too, as unmet aspirations can lead to unrest.”.

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Blockchain and Business Process Transformation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Productivity studies at both the firm level and the establishment (or plant) level during the period 1995-2008 reveal that the firms that saw high returns on their technology investments were the same firms that adopted certain productivity-enhancing business practices.”.