Sat.Feb 25, 2012 - Fri.Mar 02, 2012

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Territory Destroys ThoughtAn Open Letter to Jabe Bloom

Evolving Web

Dear Jabe It strikes me that we humans often like to think. Yet we are still territorial creatures. We are protectors of our territory. territory.

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Social Networking and Going Back to Basics

Elsua

In “ Is Social Media Becoming a Vast Wasteland? Pinterest anyone? wish it were up to me but it is not. It’s up to us to make it change.

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Representational Democracy is Dead

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

sooner or later, my ramblings end up on my iTunes podcast – video or audio. Please subscribe and rate?  :P. Democracy is Linear. Very linear.

Does a Senior Exec Need to be in Charge of Enterprise Collaboration?

Portals and KM

Jacob Morgan recently wrote an interesting post, Do Organizations Need a Chief Collaboration Officer? Whatever you decide to call this person, I think that there is a compelling argument that someone at a senior level needs to have his or her sole responsibility be to support collaboration across the enterprise. would underscore the second point.

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Not Ready to Do What’s Needed

How to Save the World

forms of activism, adapted from the book Deep Green Resistance. It is time to give up on it, to let it go; time to say goodbye. ”). Easy to say.

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BBC collaboration helps network London hyperlocals

Social Reporter

It might be the start of something significant for local communities. About 1.4 It all sounded very promising. would just be glad of a link back.

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Why Do We Keep Insisting On Killing Productivity?

Elsua

know that plenty of folks out there may have thought that I have given up on blogging altogether, again!, Well, how can I put it? And here is why.

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How to Merge Online Forums

Managing Communities

photo credit: Kdt. Josh Barraza asked if I could write about merging two active online forums and the issues that can challenge such an idea. Thank you for the suggestion, Mr. Barraza. Multiple forums can be merged. It doesn’t just have to be two. It can be more than that. But, for the sake of [.].

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An Ant’s Eye Point-of-View: Does Terms of Use Affect Your Social Strategy?

Ant's Eyeview Blog

If your company has started using the hot new network Pinterest , it’s worth considering how their Terms of Service might affect your strategy. Controversy surfaced in the last month or so about what the site discloses and how their Terms of Service are written.  We know, it’s hard. Everyone loves Pinterest after all. Interestingly the U.S.

Networking civil society

Social Reporter

It starts at 19.30 GMT, and details are here. Here’s the slides, and you can view them with notes here , or download a pdf. The

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Questions to ask when planning a MOOC

Jenny Connected

Planning a MOOC. How does your learning artifact instantiate knowledge? And what is the knowledge the artifact represents?

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Global Mobile Awards Update

Nancy White

Congratulations to Robert Gadd and OnPoint Digital for their CellCast Solution as the top global mobile innovation for education or learning.

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Painting of New Orleans Gumbo from Patois

Portals and KM

This is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of gumbo from my favorite restaurant in New Orelans,  Patois.  

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The 1-minute guide to integrating technology into teaching

e-Moderation Station

Photo by retro traveler. If that sounds like you or your trainee teachers, here’s a 1-minute roadmap. Survey the terrain. Test drive.

Questions to ask when planning a MOOC

Jenny Connected

Planning a MOOC. How does your learning artifact instantiate knowledge? And what is the knowledge the artifact represents?

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Waking up beloved community

Chris Corrigan

Last night in Vancouver listening to Le Vent du Nord, a terrific traditional band from Quebec. They put on one of the best live shows I have seen in a long time with outstanding musicianship combined with incredible energy. Listening to them and watching people dancing I had a deep experience of why we humans need art. Even an army.

Lack of Understanding the Main Barrier to Cloud Adoption #cloud #adoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

Research from the United Kingdom pegs a lack of understanding as the main barrier to cloud adoption : " Perceived risks over service control and fears over data sovereignty are the key issues that are restricting UK organisations from implementing cloud services, according to recent research from Claranet, the managed services provider.

Civic journalism, no messing

Neighbourhoods

Now try Alan Stanton's latest 14 second civic-epic on an all-too-familiar neighbourhood blight.   Space and place

An operating system for living

Viv Mcwaters

Enough said, really. An operating system for living is a post from: vivmcwaters.com.au. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn. Tweet This!

Painting of Lemons and Limes on a White Plate

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of some limes and lemons on a white plate  

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Knowledge, Learning and Community: Elements of Effective Learning

Jenny Connected

This is the title of Stephen Downes’ presentation to Week 25 of ChangeMooc. Here is the link to a Recording of the session. Also here: Slides, audio and Elluminate video recording. My notes from the session. What is knowledge? It is not memory. It is not facts or laws, which are slippery. It is not in the network. We are recognising beings.

How To Say No … When Defaulting To Yes!

Elsua

Earlier on this year, while at Lotusphere 2012 and at  IBM Connect in Orlando, Florida, I had the unique opportunity and great pleasure to finally attend live a keynote session from the one and only Guy Kawasaki. And I wasn’t the only one thinking that way , apparently. No surprise. Eventually, it’s all about “ Defaulting to yes!

Microsoft: Our Phone is Faster Than Yours

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft is trying to win the hearts and minds of people who are on non-Microsoft mobile devices. In the above, they demonstrate speed benefits.

My Favorite Tweets for February 16 - 29 2012

Portals and KM

Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason. spot tested the reduced shortened urls and they all should work. hope this is also useful for you. 

Knowledge, Learning and Community: Elements of Effective Learning

Jenny Connected

This is the title of Stephen Downes’ presentation to Week 25 of ChangeMooc. Here is the link to a Recording of the session. Also here: Slides, audio and Elluminate video recording. My notes from the session. What is knowledge? It is not memory. It is not facts or laws, which are slippery. It is not in the network. We are recognising beings.

Home consumption

Neighbourhoods

This is the worst case of junk accumulation I have seen documented (except perhaps in Dickens's novels), although I've heard a few tales.

The Effectiveness of Travel

Michael Sampson - Currents

Since I live and work out of New Zealand, clearly it’s a long way to travel. In our highly interconnected world, I guess you could ask me why I do it.

WebDAM and Box Collaborate to Streamline Digital Asset Management and File Sharing

Portals and KM

WebDAM Solutions , the cloud-based digital asset management (DAM) provider, recently announced a technology collaboration with Box, the content-sharing platform , to provide streamlined digital asset management features to Box users. have written about Box before (see Box.net Updates Interface and Becomes More Social ).    

Passionate teaching – a la Geetha Narayanan

Jenny Connected

Geetha Narayanan’s presentation to ChangeMooc this week has coincided with an evening out with a friend who has recently qualified as a primary school teacher and it has been very interesting to think further about Geetha’s approach to teaching and learning, and how newly qualified teachers are expected to teach in the UK. out of it as possible.

Minding the gap: Academia and Business

Social Abacus

After a 7-year hiatus, I've been back on the UT campus, teaching, for about two months now. Information flow: ( Right, chicken vs. egg.) Or does it?

Presence and Availability Sensors in Plantronics Headsets #presence @smarteroffice

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have a long-running interest in presence and instant messaging systems, dating back to my days at Ferris Research and the 400-page report I wrote a decade ago. Setting your presence was a manual task back then, but things have improved. Combined with our software we can now share that status with other programs. Collaboration Hardware

KM World 2012 Call for Speakers Open

Portals and KM

I have been attending KM World for some time, including the first three in the original venue in Santa Clara, then San Jose and now Washington DC for third year now. It is great to KM World continuing for the 16 th year. How many other management movements have that longevity? will be there blogging and perhaps even more involved.    

Passionate teaching – a la Geetha Narayanan

Jenny Connected

Geetha Narayanan’s presentation to ChangeMooc this week has coincided with an evening out with a friend who has recently qualified as a primary school teacher and it has been very interesting to think further about Geetha’s approach to teaching and learning, and how newly qualified teachers are expected to teach in the UK. out of it as possible.

Moving from Windows 7 to Windows 8 - Free Tool from Laplink

Michael Sampson - Currents

Laplink Software released a free tool for moving from Windows 7 to Windows 8 , for testing: " PCmover Windows 8 is available now as a free download on Laplink’s website and can be used to perform an unlimited number of migrations at no charge prior to July 2012. Read more: Laplink Releases Free Windows® 8 Testing Tool. Miscellaneous