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Jobs, Skills and Education

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

distributing power for the network era

Harold Jarche

A certain amount of command and control, exercised through a hierarchy is often necessary to get work done. I suggest temporary, negotiated hierarchies so that teams can form and re-form depending on what needs to be done.

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The Surprising Truth About Donor Fatigue And What Nonprofits Can Do To Avoid It

Beth Kanter

Photo by Fuel Relief Fund on GlobalGiving. Note from Beth: With the hurricanes, gun violence, and fires, I gave generously, including donations to Global Giving funds. I surpassed my giving budget for disaster relief giving.


Hacking Driverless Cars - - We Told You So

Nine Shift

Elon Musk, the Telsa-Hoopla-SpaceX guy, now has noted a problem with the driverless car that NineShift pointed out years ago. The driverless car can be hacked. This month Musk noted that all the driverless cars could be hacked at the same time and made to go to Rhode Island. It's a fun image.

What I Would Have Done Differently

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I received the following inquiry recently: I find it fascinating that you have maintained a career in public service while pursuing your intellectual endeavors on the side. With the Internet full of articles and courses about "How to turn your blog into a business!", I love it that you have shown us a model that anyone can follow: write from love - work for your money. However, I know you have written about some of the challenges of that model in "What I Learned Using Paypal."