100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Here are 100 Twitter feeds to follow for philomaths, the curious and those who would like to improve their general knowledge – from both institutions and individuals – some with a twist and many that will bring you a daily dose of learning! A philomath is a lover of learning.

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

Twitter has now become, once again, another messaging board system, like a good bunch of them out there of the once so-called social networking sites. What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil.

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How technology is transforming events

Ross Dawson

One of my speaking bureau just asked me to provide them with a few quick ideas on how technology is changing events, as one of their key clients is having an internal meeting to discuss their future use of technology in events. Sophisticated participant technologies such as SpotMe with features such as people radar, meeting recommendations, consensus maps etc. Twitter network analysis of events – what’s possible?

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So the Achieving Excellents has four major objectives: - achieving excellence - ensuring equity - promoting well-being - competence We''ve also been partnering with the Council of Directors of Educations (CODE - ''superintendants'') - this boosts what we know about technology and enabling innovations. They will review emerging trends and research. We also find these technologies are giving students with special needs a new voice, and to connect with their teachers and classmates.

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The focus for this year’s conference was Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy. I was invited to attend the conference, and participate in the opening plenary panel on D igital Technologies and the Future of Governance. The panel was moderated by Beth Noveck , Professor of Law at the New York Law School , who until recently served in the White House as Deputy Chief Technology Officer and leader of the White House Open Government Initiative.

Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning

Ross Dawson

And it lets us prospect the stories waiting to be told and know how technology can best be used to help people. Future of humanity Social trends Twitter

Parallel entrepreneurship goes mainstream

Ross Dawson

While she prefers the terms ‘company builder’ and ‘studio model’, she also points that Twitter co-founder Ev Williams uses the phrase ‘parallel entrepreneurship’ in describing his attraction to the model.

Enterprise Twitter

Jay Cross

Like most old farts, I was reluctant to get into Twitter. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, invest two and a half minutes of your time here: If that’s not enough, here’s Twitter founder Jack Dorsey explaining how people and organizations are using Twitter. A month ago Marcia Conner asked me, “What’s it going to take to get you onto Twitter?&# “It’s the most productive learning technology I’ve ever used.&#

Looking for talented editors/ writers / project managers / social media on cool tech, media, and future topics

Ross Dawson

We run a series of content websites on topics related to technology, media, and the future, among many other activities. Running the site’s social media, including Twitter and Facebook, to build relationships and visibility. Good understanding of and experience with social media including Twitter. - (Ideally) Understand wireframing and able to work with designers and developers. - (Ideally) Excellent research and highly structured report writing capabilities.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-20

Jane Hart

A new report by @ quinnovator for the ELearning Guild: Mobile Learning: Landscape and Trends [link] #. See the emerging Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list after 150 contributions; YouTube is catching up on Twitter! Clayton Wright has created a"Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences. Clayton Wright has created his "Edu technology and edu-related conferences: June-December 2011" Word doc. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitter

10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012

Ross Dawson

Framework , Social Media Strategy Framework , Trend Map to 2050 , and Newspaper Extinction Timeline still attracting consistent very healthy traffic. Which countries have the most Twitter users per capita? General Social trends Technology trends Uncategorized

The inexorable rise of work markets

Ross Dawson

Technology has been causing these transaction costs to drop precipitously for years now and the result is we have seen the emergence of work markets in which “individuals trade bilaterally through contracts.” As technology increases information flows and decreases transaction costs, individuals can leave their old employers and strike out on their own. Crowdsourcing Future of work Global economy Social trends Technology trends

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Four lessons learned from 12 years of blogging

Ross Dawson

It is 12 years since I started this Trends in the Living Networks blog to accompany the launch of my book Living Networks. The process of putting into words your views about industry developments, technology, the future, or anything else requires you to structure your thoughts. I have long spent more time on Twitter than I do blogging, however they are marvellous complements. Twitter information exposure leads to blog posts, and blog posts can be shared on Twitter.

Animated excursions into the future: the extraordinary implications of utility fog

Ross Dawson

It seems most of the people I meet these days are people I know from Twitter. Future of humanity Scenarios Technology trends UncategorizedI caught up with fellow futurist Kristin Alford last week, yet another first time face-to-face meeting after a long time interacting online.

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4 Trends That Will Dominate This Century

Kevin Wheeler

Here are 4 trends that are significant enough to change our lifestyles and challenge our assumptions. Trend 1. Trend 2. Trend 3. Trend 4. These trends will create a new kind of society. Your comments about the trends were very insightful.

Capturing all your browsing data: the difference between Amazon’s Silk and Opera Mobile

Ross Dawson

In a discussion on Twitter, Mark Pesce and Alexander Sadleir pointed out that this is basically the same as what Opera Mobile does. Marketing, new media and technology pundits may have to rethink a few things once they digest the size of Opera’s well-kept secret. … Opera initially offered the technology as a caching proxy to operators, called Mobile Accelerator. Mobile Social media Technology trends

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The Startup Version of the Wealth Gap

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are inexpensive and ubiquitous, startups have access to all kind of cloud-based business services, and customers can now be easily reached and supported over mobile devices. The study is focused on VC-backed US companies in the technology space founded since 2000.

Techmeme: The power of the headline

Ross Dawson

Today Techmeme remains the reference point for what’s hot in technology news. Tip Techmeme on Twitter. Influence Technology trends Web 2.0I first wrote about Techmeme over 5 years ago. Bloggers and publishers strive to appear on its pages, not just because of the traffic it drives, but also because the people who visit Techmeme are among the most influential in the business.

After Bitly’s fail

Doc Searls

My Twitter handle is there, with my face. Does the blue “x” close the whole thing or just my twitter handle? Why would I want a shortlink if not to share it on something that requires it, like Twitter? Checked with Twitter.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-20

Jane Hart

A new report by @ quinnovator for the ELearning Guild: Mobile Learning: Landscape and Trends [link] #. See the emerging Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list after 150 contributions; YouTube is catching up on Twitter! Clayton Wright has created a"Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences. Clayton Wright has created his "Edu technology and edu-related conferences: June-December 2011" Word doc. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitter

Key trends in media and communications usage

Ross Dawson

This chart of channel shares is one of the most compelling I have seen showing the inexorable trend to media fragmentation. Tags: Future of media Social media Social trends

Fred Wilson’s talk at LeWeb

Doc Searls

I’m biased in that judgement, because the trends Fred visits are ones I’ve devoted my life to urging forward. 1) We are making a transition from bureaucratic hierarchies to technology-driven networks. But now technology-driven networks are replacing bureaucracies. Examples… Twitter. We first saw this trend in media and entertainment. We have allowed Google, Facebook, Amazon and Twitter to be our identity services.

Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed

Nancy White

The folks over at BrandonHall, the learning folks who blog lots of interesting links, pointed out a value of Twitter that not all of us may have seen yet. Twitter as a search engine. The question always comes up “why would we be interested in something like Twitter.

4 Trends That Will Dominate This Century | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

Here are 4 trends that are significant enough to change our lifestyles and challenge our assumptions. Trend 1. Trend 2. Trend 3. Trend 4. These trends will create a new kind of society. Your comments about the trends were very insightful.

Is Manifesto the right word for our times?

Ross Dawson

Since then the technological domain has been rife with statements from the GNU Manifesto (1985) and Hackers Manifesto (1986) through to the bestselling Cluetrain Manifesto (1999). I recently asked on Twitter whether the words ‘Manifesto’ or ‘Manifest’ were better.

Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Getting More Value from Your Social Media by Kevin Wheeler on November 24, 2010 Platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and a variety of proprietary platforms are becoming core to successful recruiting, learning, relationship building, and marketing. For example, how can your job postings drive potential candidates to your Twitter or Facebook accounts?

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Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Kick-off

Jay Cross

As a co-host, I am hardly without bias, but I found this morning’s opening of the free Corporate Learning Trends event fantastic. Robin Good ran a daring experiment, inviting the audience into MindMeister to collaborate on a living mind map of collaborative technology. His slides were technological minimalism. (I’ve I’ll give periodic reports here for those who have yet to adapt to the Twitterization of events.

Are we addicted to the notification of notifications?

Dan Pontefract

Even worse, that research was before Twitter, Google+ and Facebook … and for the most part, the launch of Enterprise 2.0 internet mobile organization technology Email notificationsPicture this for a minute. You’re facilitating a face-to-face meeting with about six people.

Remote Sex: the perfect Valentine’s Day present

Ross Dawson

Our online magazine FutureofSex.net explores this fascinating aspect of the intersection of technology and society. I did many Valentine’s Day interviews back in 2003 and 2004, talking about proximity dating , one way in which technology is changing how we connect romantically. Now technology can be used to connect people in intimate way they probably never dreamed of.”. The new technologies of remote sex can bring them together over any distance.”.

Living Networks – Chapter 10: Liberating Individuals – Network Strategy for Free Agents

Ross Dawson

Technology gives the means of production to creative and knowledge workers. * These trends have gone considerably further since the book was written, and the final point has developed into crowdsourcing, that we explored in detail in our Future of Crowdsourcing Summit a few months ago.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Technology - 6:39 AM 14 comments links to eLearning Costs Permalink: eLearning Costs Bookmark this page at: 14 Comments: At 9/10/2009 08:58:00 AM , Karl Kapp said. Just a note about how we are keeping costs down with the advent of V-Learning(TM) technologies for enhancing distance educatinn and training.

Top 10 Tools for Learning

Harold Jarche

I really like the fact that Jane has done this for several years and we can see some interesting trends. 4: Twitter : The micro-blogging platform lets me stay in loose touch with many people. TechnologyJane Hart is asking for submissions to her annual Top 100 Tools for Learning.

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Social Business in the Age of the Customer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Starting about a decade ago with the rise of Web 2.0 , we have seen the explosive growth of social media technologies, - e.g., blogs, wikis and podcasts, - as well as platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube with hundreds of millions of users. This is a problem, particularly for younger employees who are extensively using social media technologies in their personal lives, but cannot properly do so at work.

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

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. social learning budget technology training vendorsOriginally posted to T+D Magazine, January 2011 Edition.

Adjusting to Life in a Hyperconnected World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

To the contrary, urbanization is one of the biggest trends of the 21st century. In the last few years, the explosive growth of smart mobile devices, cloud services and apps, broadband wireless networks, Twitter and Facebook have propelled us from a flat to a hyperconnected world. And, along with a whole new round of near-magical capabilities, our technologies are raising new concerns about their impact on people. . And we clean them up with technology.

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

The top tool for the 4 th year running is Twitter, with both YouTube (2 nd ) and Google Docs (aka Google Drive) (3 rd ) retaining their places for the 3 rd year in succession.

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Notes from the Australian Institute of Company Directors in Beijing

Ross Dawson

While I don’t have access to Twitter from my iPad (I haven’t had time to try to set up a VPN on my laptop yet) I can at least blog, so I might be doing more of that while I am in Beijing this week. For now, here are my presentation slides for my keynote on How Technology is Transforming Business this morning. Global economy Social media Technology trends Uncategorized

The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Friedman’s bestseller did much to explain to a wide audience the impact of the Internet and related technologies on the connected, global economy that was rising all around us. . What is the impact of technology advances and rising economic prosperity on the global economy?

Technology and the Right Decision Rights Decisions

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Technology and the Right Decision Rights Decisions by Andrew McAfee on March 6, 2009 My current print version of Information Week has an interesting cover story about “demand-signal management,&# a highfalutin term for getting data about what’s selling, then using it to make decisions about manufacturing, replenishment, etc. technologies. technologies.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Technology - 6:09 AM 7 comments links to Social Learning Measurement Permalink: Social Learning Measurement Bookmark this page at: 7 Comments: At 4/15/2009 08:37:00 AM , Will Thalheimer said. eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0

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