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How ecology principles appear in digital world

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ecology and digital ecology. It is the first version of it, mostly based on my interpretations in papers what i wrote.

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connectivity through (digital)ecosystem engineering that influences niche construction of communities

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I found a nice paper in which Kevin Laland, the author of influential book Niche Construction: The Neglected Process in Evolution (2003) has co-written the paper of human niche construction from the archeological perspective. Thanks to Emanuele Bardone from Pavia Computational Philosophy Lab i got the file in the morning!

Chocolate example: self-organized symbol-generation

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Cognitive Systems Research 11 (2010) 131–147. 2010). In Web 2.0 For example Monica Stelly wrote: Chocolate will never judge you. Says me.

representing new media as a techno-social ecology

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I have been preparing the lecture for introduction of new media, and reading Manovich and Castells. ecology hybrid ecology spaces web2.0

organizational responsiveness

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For the evolution of industry knowledge and product domains an alliance is needed across the organizational borders. Bray et al., 2007). Bray et al.

Ontobrands as prototypical stories attract stigmergic narrative mediation and swarming

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In this environment new storytelling conceptualization may be applied based on dynamic ontospace representation. Hybrid ecosystem components. 2008).

Ecology of learning with new media tools

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I was invited by Merja Bauters to do a lecture “Ecology of learning with new media tools” at Master of Semiotics program in Helsinki University for the course “Semiotics and media, sciences and technology studies” Lecture will be at Monday, 15th of November, 2010 (16-18) https://connect.metropolia.fi/lakkala/. lakkala/.

An Ontospatial Representation of Writing Narratives in Hybrid Ecosystem

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Supported Learning Communites, DEXA 2010, Bilbao. Tomorrow i will be at 3rd International Workshop on Social and Personal Computing for Web?Supported

How digital ecosystem changes learning

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My TEDx Tallinn talk 25th of May, 2010 in KUMU. digital ecosystem tedx

interrelated affordance dimensions as systems

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I am preparing the virtual lecture “Ecology of learning with new media tools&# for the master of semiotics program in Helsinki University for the course “Semiotics and media, sciences and technology studies&#. I was looking one article that was inspired by the Lakoff’s book “Metaphors we live bye&#.

Interactivity and affordances in digital ecosystems

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We have just ended with David Lamas the course Introduction to new media. Part of the course tasks was concept mapping around new media issues to develop a conceptual system for making sense of new media ecosystems. Yesterday i have reviewed all the maps and wrote out some more general concepts. When clustering these concepts [.].

collaboratively narrated conceptual and geographical places

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I was reading an article THE LONG TAIL OF DESTINATION IMAGE AND ONLINE MARKETING Bing Pan Xiang (Robert) Li Annals of Tourism Research, Vol. xx, No. xx, pp. xxx–xxx, 2011 This paper talks of tagged images (so called ontological space for conceptions) and people’s destination in real geographical locations.

Professor position call: digital ecosystems

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Deadline of applications: June 10, 2010. Institute of Informatics, Tallinn University, ESTONIA*. The Institute of Informatics invites applications for a position of. Professor of Digital Ecosystems. Expected start of the work January 1st, 2011. The employment period for the position is for 5 years and shall undergo re-elections after that.

Spatial niches of medieval knights

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Anatole Fuksas, has been explaining the niche ideas in medieval courtly novels. find the following points really interesting. The medieval courtly novel describes a world of adventures which is built around the knights and their much needed achievements. It is not clearly described how conflict interaction would define the borders of such niches.

Participatory Surveillance with Social Software in Creative Projects – Olga’s thesis

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Olga Ivanova , one of my students has finished her master thesis text. I am quite happy how it came out. Especially interesting parts are the three projects and the survey about marketing the art project in hybrid ecosystem. Participatory Surveillance with Social Software in Creative Projects. Abstract.

Human cognition as a chance-seeking system

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Last week i finally had the chance to meet in person with Emanuele Bardone from University of Pavia, with whom i have been in contact in concerns of affordance and niche ideas for about a year when i discovered papers about eco-cognitive niche construction he wrote with Lorenzo Magnani. Humans are powerful eco-cognitive engineers.

Placing positive extremists at the well-connected nodes

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I found an interesting empirical paper about networks. Daniel W. Franks, Jason Noble, Peter Kaufmann and Sigrid Stagl. Extremism Propagation in Social Networks with Hubs. 2008; 16; 264. Adaptive Behavior. positively skewed degree distribution increase extremism transmission in a social network. Valente, T. 1995). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Obstacles in implementing SECI model in organizations

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• CONNECTIONS & CULTURE. Individualism : Not knowing how to find, and not wanting to find people with certain competences to socialize knowledge and work together. Closure: Missing networking culture and habit of building personal networks to socialize knowledge and work together across organizational borders. SELF-DIRECTION.

Ecology of Embodied Narratives in the Age of Locative Media

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In Cognitive Philology, Vol 2 (2009). Ecology of Embodied Narratives in the Age of Locative Media and Social Networks: a Design Experiment. Kai Pata, Anatole Pierre Fuksas. Abstract. Design-based research tested a Hybrid Ecosystem emerging from collaborative storytelling supported by geo-locative technologies and Social Networking Services. paper.

From “ecological theory of concepts”

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I was reading: Gabora, L., Rosch, E., & Aerts, D. 2008). Toward an ecological theory of concepts. Ecological Psychology, 20 (1), 84-116. Here is what i find interesting and related with my own ecological thinking. Traditionally concepts have been viewed as internal structures that represent a class of entities in the world. some context present.

Systemic concepts in hybrid ecosystem

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Previously, i have described what hybrid ecosystem is and how it functions in one book chapter. Knowledge ecologies framework. In the next version i have combined the approach better with the ontospace ideas. Hybrid ecosystem should be described at least three systemic levels. have tried to map the concepts related to each level.

Swarming to write narratives in hybrid ecosystem

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Recent month i have been trying to write together with Mauri Kaipainen about the “Narrative ecology&# course results. Kai Pata. 2008). 2008).

web 2.0 books coming from IGI Global

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IGI Global imprints in 2010. IGI Global has initiated quite some books of Web 2.0 learning issues. Here is link to Handbook of Research on Social Software and Developing Community Ontologies. Edited By: Stylianos Hatzipanagos, King’s Institute of Learning and Teaching, UK; Steven Warburton , King’s College London, UK.

Top Ten Moderator Skills (for 2010)

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January 2010. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook. Add this to Google Reader. Email this to a friend?

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Twitter is Not a Social Network

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There, I said it. Just because a service connects people doesn’t automatically mean we should call it a “social network.&# Windows?

Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

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It’s tricky because it forces us to strike a subtle balance between our tasks and our relationships. The bigger the relationship, the bigger the tasks.

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Rewarding badges and points systems on your intranet – social scorecards – could be the turning point for turning your enterprise 2.0

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Connections are Different than Relationships

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Let me explain why I don’t anymore because I think it sheds some light on how relationships form over time. That line is their relationship. Figure 1.

Twitter's Golden Egg

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number of organizations take advantage of “User Generated Content,&# but only a few have built the kind of momentum we see with Twitter.

My Fast Forward Posts for December 2010

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Here is the monthly listing of my Fast Forward blog posts. find it helps me with an archive and hopefully is also useful to you. There is a separate category for these summaries in my right side column on this blog. There will be more in January. Stan Garfield on Creating Successful Communities of Practice. Are Your Creating Employee Advocates?

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Back to Blogging, Again: Boira (2010 – … )


No way it was going to happen! Well, that’s probably what I have been doing all of this time lately. And I seem to have survived. Barely.

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22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Whenever I present or give classes on monetizing social networks and online communities people usually have two questions. Customer Pays Twitter .

Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

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Twitter Digg Facebook Delicious StumbleUpon Google Bookmarks LinkedIn Yahoo Bookmarks Technorati Favorites Print article This entry was posted by Gideon Rosenblatt on December 13, 2010 at 6:14 pm, and is filed under Engagement. Third-order engagement is the cutting edge of business strategy. They didn’t do it by tweaking. No question.

Why Best Practices Don’t Work for Knowledge Work


Years have now gone by and I suppose you may be wondering whether I have changed my opinion on them, or not, right? Well, no, I haven’t. Always!


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And yet, a better understanding of fairness may just well be the bridge that helps heal our country. How’s That Fair? How can they ignore that?

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Online Educa Berlin 2010 Keynote: Building Networked Learning Environments


The EU kids online initial findings , reported in October 2010, highlights issues around the increasingly young age that children go on line, and the range of contacts and relationships young people engage in. social awareness” (2010). Download Josie Fraser Educa presentation (PowerPoint) Nov 2010 Making change happen. It isn't.

The Future of the WorkPlace – Social Business


As we come to wrap up another another one of those unforgettable years (2010, that is…), specially, for the Enterprise 2.0 Work swarms.

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

120 million people play Zynga games in Facebook (Farmville, Farmtown, Mafia Wars) and it makes Zynga $450 million in revenue in 2010 alone.

NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint

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NewsGator recently launched Social Sites 2010 2.0, the next version of their flagship enterprise social computing software. This is a good move.

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The Priority Filter A Prioritization Tutorial

Evolving Web

I finally finished the first Personal Kanban video. There are way too many videos that never made it past the cutting room floor).