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  • HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2009
    [Information] we were here
    They were attempting to talk rationally about what needed to be done in light of the constant barrage of new and startling information about the pace of events precipitating climate change and what would be required to mitigate it and adapt to it. BLOG We Were Here. Otto Scharmer of Presencing. So we try to ignore that dissonance. here".
  • NEIGHBOURHOODS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2009
    [Information] Friends and screens
      Tags: Information and communication Neighbourhood relations Social capital Just in case there's a quiet period newswise, journalists know how to get religious leaders to say provocative things to kick off debates. Society doesn't seem to expect any of us to stick with anything.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2009
    [Information] A critique of NGO’s role in Empire
    It is hard to know how much native support existed for the Western-funded revolutions, as media and information (especially if we can’t read Mongolian, Bulgarian, or Uzbeki) are produced by the same conglomerates. An excerpt from a cogent questioning of NGO’s role by Joan Roelofs. Why do they hate our kind hearts?
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2009
    [Information] Paul Fernhout: for a right meshwork between organic and industrial agriculture
    Despite the fact that evidence demonstrating organic agriculture’s productive potential has been steadily accumulating , there are still many voices holding out to industrial agriculture’s absolute superiority. For example, in these commentaries about Postapocalyptic Gardens on the IEET website (also here ). They can be grown most anywhere.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2009
    [Information] Feedback on SharePoint Roadmap
    This volume doesn’t get caught up in the technology, although it is informed by it. Michael has done a huge amount of thinking about SharePoint, and it shows. This is one of the most insightful resources of SharePoint published to date, and it’s unique in it’s business focus. Read the full review on Column Two , James's blog.
  • HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2009
    [Information] Preparing for Civilization's Collapse: How Do We Create Community?
    It is in our nature, especially those of us who are reasonably self-knowledgeable and informed, not to want to be tied down. BLOG How Do We Create Community? y friend Joe Bageant (who credits his son with the quote) says that "community is born of necessity". They've made their community work, for three centuries, because they had.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 2009
    [Information] Michael Hardt: for a politics of the common
    Although the strategies of neoliberalism have been most visibly aimed at the privatization of the public, in terms of transport, services, or industries, it has equally involved the privatization of the common, such as oil in Uganda, diamonds in Sierra Leone, Lithium in Bolivia, and even the genetic information of the population of Iceland.
  • VALUE NETWORKS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2009
    [Information] Agility and Stability in a Value Network
    " Agility One indicator of network agility is how quickly information can move around the network. ” Degrees of separation, technically referred to as “distance” in a network is a measure of how quickly information can spread out across the network to reach all members. weak ties.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2009
    [Information] News Updates (July 31, 2009)
    On the other hand, User A submitted the information in good faith and had an expectation that the collective would respect the product he was working on. NewsGator Social Sites a Million. NewsGator said that one million business users are using Social Sites, its social networking integration for SharePoint. NewsGator and Google Reader.
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2009
    [Information] Blog>> Paying Attention
    There’s a concept in the human factors engineering community called “attentional tunnelling&# that happens when you invest too much trust in an information channel, and stop paying attention to the cues in your surroundings – ie your situational awareness breaks down. —AP&#. &#8221
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2009
    [Information] Open Sailing - an organic approach to homesteading the sea
    Open access to diverse, dynamic, geographically mapped condition and situation information could radically change the way we think about space, property, and the sense of place. The viability of the concept of homesteading at sea may be contingent on technologies that are still 50 years or more in the future. But the principle is promising.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2009
    [Information] Objectivity without Transparency is Arrogance
    Nevertheless, objectivity — even as an unattainable goal — served an important role in how we came to trust information, and in the economics of newspapers in the modern age. We were told that bloggers have agendas, whereas journalists give us objective information. You can see this in newspapers’ early push-back against blogging.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009
    [Information] News Updates (July 30, 2009)
    Socialcast’s Broadcast Message was built to respect organizations’ management tiers while still providing an environment of collaboration and informational exchange while limiting email volume. Sidekick Sync. Mobile added integration between the Sidekick LX and Exchange Server. eXpresso Single Sign-On. Socialcast Message Broadcast. Email 3.0.
  • HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD  |  THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2009
    [Information] Your World-Changing Story
    Not to persuade, but to inform, explore opportunities, find allies. Engage Obstructionists: I need to talk with politicians and business people I know and meet, show them I care, present them with new, objective information, and proffer positive, practical ideas. BLOG Your World-Changing Story. Obsolescing industrial agriculture.
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2009
    [Information] Will Television and Web Converge?
    This convergence means that the television in the living room will no longer be just a television, but it will be an "information" appliance. Here is an interesting debate from Stanford University on the convergence of the Web and Television. There are two people representing both sides. like the pro arguments better. think it will happen
  • DIGITAL HABITATS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009
    [Information] The Book is Almost a Reality (so lots to do!)
    Add important information like how to contact us, our upcoming speaking and workshop schedules in case anyone wants to piggy back a book event. Image via Wikipedia. The manuscript is at our printer, Lightingsource. The cover is done. The index is done. But Digital Habitats is about to emerge. The tentative date is August 15, 2009.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009
    [Information] The jobs we need, and those that we don’t
    P2P is there in many forms: from renaiscance of commons - based local economies to global sharing and development of information and designs, backed by enterprises who know how to be really economical.&#. It discusses necessary changes in lifestyles, including a shift in the types of ‘jobs’ we should be developing. losses.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009
    [Information] Peer to peer science, network effects, and consilience
    The reason science absorbs local knowledge and not the other way around is because science is a machine we have invented to connect information. When a self-contained patch of information can be woven into a global consilience it increases the value of all parts. Wilson to indicate the unity of knowledge.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009
    [Information] Are free ideas and Peak Oil compatible?
    But in the case of oil, the price of the resource itself is determined in the sphere of necessarily free ideas and information. As the resource rises in price, and the value of news falls, there will be two tiers of information about it–free and pricey. Will the market still work if the free information becomes worthless?&#.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2009
    [Information] News Updates (July 29, 2009)
    Phil proposes the "information - communication - collaboration" workflow analysis approach for determining which tools to use to support virtual teams. Government 2.0. Embracing Web 2.0 technologies in the public service requires a culture shift. The obvious conclusion is simple, but demanding – no change without culture shift. Other Items.
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2009
    [Information] Blog>> Memory and Infantilism
    He links much better than I did the role of KM in preserving organisational memory, and he shows quite clearly how information management (and metadata management) processes connect to this critical KM role. Jed Cawthorne has an excellent post following up on my July 20 post on NASA’s latest organisational memory failure.
  • NEIGHBOURHOODS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2009
    [Information] Mile End Community Project's weekly Newsnite
    " The mood is informal as the boys relax on beanbags and sofas, downing cola and eating Doritos. Unlike Jeremy Paxman, the chair keeps contributors in order by shouting: "Shut up, man!" Participants are expected to come ready to discuss something they've seen in a newspaper or magazine, on TV, radio or the web.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  MONDAY, JULY 27, 2009
    [Information] Thomas Diener’s proposal for a FairWare system
    More information via FairWork GmbH. From an extensive discussion about the possibility of a infrastructure for Open Hardware stores, at the p2presearch mailing list. Thomas Diener: “I’ll can send a more structured text within the next few weeks but it will be in my very simple English. techn.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  MONDAY, JULY 27, 2009
    [Information] 4th Annual Global Intranet Strategies Survey
    For more information, read Jane's blog post, 2009 Global lntranet Survey goes live! If you have any questions, please contact Jane McConnell directly for more information. The 4th annual Global Intranet Strategies Survey opened at the end of June and will stay open until August 31. The key themes this year are: The workplace. Search.
  • EMODERATION  |  MONDAY, JULY 27, 2009
    [Information] Maine's New Law Prevents Use of Personal Information from Minors
    Privo and Ypulse have recently alerted us to a new law enacted in Maine USA that bans the use of personal information about minors for marketing purposes. The law’s definition of parental consent includes authorization for future collection, use, and disclosure of the minor’s personal information. Here I’m quoting both sources.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2009
    [Information] Len Krimerman on solidarity and subjectivity
    As part of the larger pool of contributions to ZNet’s Reimagining Society debate, Len Krimerman discusses the Solidarity Economy movement at length. This article is well worth reading in full for its strategic assessment and recommendations. In that new and empowering story, we would view. link]. chapter 5.). link].
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2009
    [Information] News Updates (July 27, 2009)
    am a firm believer that any tool that gets your organization “talking” and sharing information is a good thing. Benefits of "Enterprise Twitter". Sean outlines the benefits of using Twitter-like capabilities inside the enterprise. The key benefit to implementing microblogging withing your organizations is collaboration. From Email to IM.
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2009
    [Information] Twitter 101 – a guide to Twitter for business
    But I would suggest an additional stage that builds on this information. Image by futurowoman via Flickr. This week has seen Twitter launch Twitter 101 ; a guide for businesses of how to use Twitter. The guide itself is part a how-to guide, part an explanation of what Twitter is and part a set of ideas and examples. Some more reading.
  • ENDLESS KNOTS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2009
    [Information] "Getting off the email hamster wheel"
    And, sugest that you read Gil's post where he reviews Mike Song, Vicki Halsey, and Tim Burress's book, The Hamster Revolution , apparently about information overload and, yes, email management. Even if Gil Yehuda's post were awful (it's anything but), I'd still want to blog it just for this title. OK, a few people (loud clearing of throat).which
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2009
    [Information] The six discontinuities of human evolution and the participatory universe
    “Physics gives rise to observer-participancy; observer-participancy gives rise to information; information gives rise to physics.&# Information, on the other hand, lacks physicality. We don’t have good measures for information. Evolution – that great engine of creation — is a pattern of information.
  • HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD  |  SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2009
    [Information] Links (and Top Tweets) for the Week: July 25, 2009
    is (among other things) how nature conveys information. Take advantage of collaborative technologies, especially those offering shared communication and information. The Future of RSS Feed Readers: An interesting discussion of how we're learning to cope with information overload. participation, engagement and collaboration".
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2009
    [Information] The Solidarity Economy and the Commons: report from the Graz “Solcom” workshop
    More Information (ToC of the presentations): Ana Dubeux: Incubation, concrete examples of Solidarity Economy in Brazil. A report by Andreas Exner : “On 2.-3. July, a workshop on Solidarity Economy was held in Graz, Austria. Organized by Andreas Exner (www.social-innovation.org) and Bernhard Mark- Ungericht (Univ. Graz, Dep.
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2009
    [Information] Onset Bay Blues Festival 2009
    For information and directions contact the Onset Bay Association website. I have gone to the last three Onset Bay Blues Festivals and greatly enjoyed them. plan to attend the 2009 festival on August 1. Here is my review of Onset Bay Blues Festival 2006 and Onset Blues Festival 2007. Onset Blues Festival 2008 - Part Two - Lynnwood Slim.
  • HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD  |  FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2009
    [Information] Just Breathe
    Most of our information processing -- probably 99% or more -- is unconscious, somatic. mutual survival and advantage, then you could imagine that our brains were evolved merely as information processing tools to look after these containers' residents' needs, as detection systems. BLOG Just Breathe. visualization. inhale. exhale.
  • VALUE NETWORKS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2009
    [Information] Recommended Books
    The Wealth of Networks: How Social Markets Transform Production and Freedom , Yochai Benkler, Yale University Press, 2006 The Rise of the Network Society (The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture, Volume 1), 2 nd Edition , Manuel Castells, Wiley-Blackwell, 2000. The Moment of Complexity: Emerging Network Culture. Mark C.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2009
    [Information] Technological determinism vs. human choice
    The current “new economy&# of information and communication is a thin layer that resides upon a very hearty industrial economy that is not going away. Where is the source for the wisdom to discern the difference between the inevitable stages of technological development and the volitional forms that are up to us?
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2009
    [Information] News Updates (July 24, 2009)
    It can’t make people share information. Huddle also partners with social networks like LinkedIn, Ning and Facebook to scrape contact information and allow sharing across a greater number of people. CorasWorks Department Dashboard. CorasWorks released Department Dashboard, a collaboration solution for departments using SharePoint.
  • CHRIS CORRIGAN  |  THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2009
    [Information] The essence of an Art of Hosting workshop
    Some are full – without any plenary speakers, there is a lot of information that has been shared and created. My friend Tenneson Woolf sent along a glimpse of the wholeness that is an Art of Hosting gathering. Tenneson and I work a lot together doing these things, and this is the best version of what happens over four days: 1. Arrival.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2009
    [Information] The status of open government efforts in the U.S.
    Making sense of huge piles of raw information used to require a degree in computer science, a university lab mainframe’s worth of circuits, and an awful lot of time. And these efforts tend to have rocky rollouts, for the simple reason that you often don’t realize what information you’re missing until you start asking for it. problems.
  • EVOLVING WEB  |  FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2009
    [Information] Every Task is Sacred
    There simply isn’t enough information there to let me make a decision. Post 11 of the Personal Kanban series. One of the primary goals of a kanban is to make value explicit. When you spend your time doing something, you should see some reward – even if the task is vedging out and the reward is relaxation. But, let’s think about this a bit. 
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2009
    [Information] Three scenarios for post Peak-Oil societies
    This dramatic change in national priorities will require the provision of public information. The following is an excerpt from MuseLetter #186, published in October 2007, by Richard Heinberg. However, the content, 3 scenarios for the future, is still timely. Text: Powerdown Revisited. That in turn means that society will be less mobile.
  • VALUE NETWORKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2009
    [Information] Measuring Resilience in a Value Network
    Resilience requires the right balance of formal structure to informal knowledge sharing. On the other hand few informal interactions could indicate a low level of trust and information sharing. Metrics are made simple with the Comprehensive Reports function in the ValueNetwork.com application.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2009
    [Information] How proprietary software could kill Obama’s health reform
    For the first time, all the different doctors involved in a patient’s care could work from the same chart, using electronic medical records, which drew data together in one place, ensuring that the information was not lost or garbled. Phillip Longman: “Consider this tale of two hospitals that have made the digital transition.
  • ENDLESS KNOTS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2009
    [Information] They knew and didn't tell us? Outrageous
    It took filing under the Freedom of Information Act, by the way, to force the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to release the report. Thanks, again, to Matt Richtel for the excellent reporting on the dangers of driving while talking. Hands free or not. Makes no difference.
  • EVOLVING WEB  |  FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2009
    [Information] The Task Based Personal Kanban Approach in Detail
    Let’s say that each of these tasks is going to involve several days of information exchange with others. This is post 10 in Jim Benson’s Personal Kanban series. Imagine you have a number of tasks that need completing, and you need to visualize the state of each task. In a traditional kanban, you’d have a problem.
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2009
    [Information] Paula Thornton on How Knowledge Must Be Applied
    First she breaks down the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom continuum. There is so much overlap here as tom Davenport also remarked as Paula quotes, “I resist making this distinction, because it’s clearly imprecise…for years people have referred to data as ‘information’. person had to put the information into the useful action.
  • HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD  |  TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2009
    [Information] The Colonization of our Hearts, Minds, and Bodies
    The inhabitants are coopted, imprisoned or killed, after they're tortured for information and to force compliance. BLOG The Colonization of our Hearts, Minds, Bodies and Souls. It's a great metaphor about the struggle to be nobody-but-ourselves. If we aren't nobody-but-ourselves, if we are everybody-else, how did we get that way?
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2009
    [Information] Search it in the library, ask the librarian (or ask everyone)?
    Because a library (and even more so the internet) is a place where thousands and thousands of sources of information sit next to each other on shelves, not really indicating which ones are crucial. This might be why a lot of my analogies that help me understand the world are still pre-computer and definitely pre-internet. What does that mean?
  • CHRIS CORRIGAN  |  TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2009
    [Information] Holding questions
    My friend Adam Yukelson wrote and asked me about how I hold questions instead of goals: I was speaking with Gabe Donnelly last night and she was sharing a conversation the two of you had last year in which you said you don’t set goals, but rather, live in a question or questions.  Do these questions tend to be broad and existential?  Neither? 
  • VALUE NETWORKS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2009
    [Information] Supporting Value Networks
    Short-term methods of facilitation are meetings and formal or informal communication. A Supportability Model by Judith McCrory and Oliver Schwabe Senior Value Network Analyst, Judith McCrory Supportability is the capability of being supported; endurable; maintainable.” “Are all roles and interactions systematically supported?”
  • HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD  |  MONDAY, JULY 20, 2009
    [Information] An Incessant and Dissonant Whispering in my Ear
    It is attuned to the millions of bits of subconscious information my body processes every second. BLOG Both Me. here are two "me's" warring for control of my body and my mind. They're getting farther apart in what they think I should do, and be. Just when I think one of them is getting close to winning out, the other roars back. SOCIAL "ME".
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  MONDAY, JULY 20, 2009
    [Information] GreenXchange: creation of an open design/patent commons
    Some of these innovations were posted on Nike’s website, though there was no way to determine who was using this information, or how. Third, unpatented discoveries or information may be contributed to the network through a “know-how registry.&# Reuters reports on an important development.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2009
    [Information] Call for papers - P2P energy production and distribution
    More information here at [link]. Call for papers on P2P energy production and distribution via our Greek friend Vasilis Kostakis. Re-Public is bilingual and welcomes english-language articles. A distributed money infrastructure that might be based on open money systems. AT gmail.com.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2009
    [Information] News Updates (July 20, 2009)
    Allow team members to post information about themselves to My Sites so that fellow employees can get to know each other a bit more personally. StoragePoint. StoragePoint released a set of adapters that allow SharePoint content to be stored outside of SharePoint. Enjoy! OneNote 2010 Mobile. Syncs whole notebooks. Syncs directly to the cloud.
  • VALUE NETWORKS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2009
    [Information] From Pitchforks to Profits: Overcoming Public Attitudes about Business in the Post Financial Crisis Era Part 1
    Jonathan Low Effective Value Networks are grounded in a deep appreciation of the social aspects of wealth creation, intangibles and intangible asset management. Part 1 describes the decline in reputational factors. Part 2 provides suggestions for ways to move forward. ” U.S. Reputations take years to build, but a moment to destroy.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2009
    [Information] A critique of the arcology model
    Without them, arcology doesn’t work and, in fact, the nodal arcologies are largely redundant to them because they are premised on notions about the roles of urban space that aren’t necessarily so relevant in the Information Age. have long been a fan of the arcology and find the Soleri model of the future logical and compelling.
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2009
    [Information] Do you speak social? The rise of social web literacy
    It’s not the tools, per se, that are changing the way we communicate, share information and learn. Image by jessamyn via Flickr. It wasn’t the invention of the printing press per se that caused a revolution; it was when everybody learned to read. Tools will come and go, users will develop and change with them. At least not now.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2009
    [Information] To Whom Does the World Belong?
    Yochai Benkler: The Political Economy of Commons : Yochai Benkler defines the structure of the information commons, its sustainability, and its importance for democracy and individual freedom. Book: Genes, Bytes and Emissions: To Whom Does the World Belong? by Silke Helfrich. Heinrich Boll Foundation, 2009. The introduction by Silke is here.
  • NEIGHBOURHOODS  |  SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2009
    [Information] Social exclusion across the life course
    These findings point again to the simmering question of quite when policy will get hold of the issue of informal social care and start to do something about it. In terms of their perceived detachment from neighbourhood life, it's an important group to know more about. have two thoughts about the key findings (listed below).
  • HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD  |  FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2009
    [Information] What Do You Care About?: Presentations About What Matters
    It is not enough that they just provide information (that can be done perfectly well using other media). It would be nice if they were also persuasive, imparted new information, and were effective enough that people would remember not only my message but also me, thus enhancing my reputation, but these are much less important.
  • ENDLESS KNOTS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2009
    [Information] More on the purported "study" of virtual teams
    " I wrote to the contact on the press release , first requesting the information promised in the release, "the full results of the study." The poll contained 22 questions, beginning with this one: 1) Do you have team members across the US or across the world who [sic] you work with on a frequent basis (daily, weekly, monthly)?
  • PLATFORM NEUTRAL  |  FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2009
    [Information] Running local Transition events: some suggestions and questions
    Keep the event lively and informal (but not badly run); encourage chatback. We’re getting our local Transition initiative, Transition Montpelier , off the ground (have a look at the Transition Towns website or Rob Hopkins blog for an idea about the movement). A bit of ’speed networking’ usually goes down very well).
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2009
    [Information] Pistachio Consulting’s Enterprise Microsharing Tools Comparison
    I would certainly agree and recommend this report to get better informed on the opportunity Nineteen micro-sharing applications are reviewed and compared in Pistachio Consulting ’s E nterprise Microsharing Tools Comparison. This is an excellent resource for anyone considering micro-message adoption in the enterprise. It is a free download.
  • HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD  |  THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2009
    [Information] When Music Began
    The amygdala evaluates sensory input for its emotional meaning, receiving sensory information directly and quickly from the thalamus, a relay station for incoming information, before it has been processed by the conscious thinking part of the brain, the cortex. BLOG Where Music Began. sound. flute, trumpet, accordion, pipe organ).
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2009
    [Information] What is your profession?
    In a number of African countries we looked at the communication around avian flu outbreaks, how does the information about suspicious chicken deaths reach the authorities and how do they react? The people who make the world go round and have never heard the word facilitator or thought about things being participatory.
  • COLLABORATIVE THINKING  |  THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2009
    [Information] Harnessing Networks to Create Value and Identify New Opportunities - Knowledge@Wharton
    Similar network-based impacts are at work in fields as diverse as information security and supply chain management. Interesting read, networks apply not only to people but to organizational entities as well. As the recent financial crisis has showed so dramatically, networks exist everywhere. Kleindorfer , Yoram (Jerry) Wind and Robert E.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2009
    [Information] Great Use of Data Part 3: RewiredState.org | Be Vocal
    They apply the term hacker in its original sense , to show people what can be done, by actively seeking and using public information. Earlier this year they arranged a National Hack the Government Day in London where more than 30 projects where completed using public sector information. Great Use of Data Part 3: RewiredState.org.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2009
    [Information] News Updates (July 16, 2009)
    SharePoint 2010. Details on SharePoint 2010 from Microsoft: - SharePoint 2010 is less about the technology capabilities and more about business applications. there is an invitation-only technical preview on offer. SharePoint 2010 gets the Office 2007 ribbon interface. It's 64-bit only. Live integration with Visio 2010 is being added. Other Items.
  • HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2009
    [Information] What Do You Want?
    And I considered my five stories (upper left) and the emotions they unleash in me (centre left), since the stories we tell ourselves inform, influence and inhibit what we want to do, and what we think we can do. BLOG What Do You Want? I 'm back from a wonderful vacation in Oregon, and feeling very centred. What do I mean by 'want'? learning.
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2009
    [Information] Intrix Is Bringing Semantic Technology to Enterprise 2.0
    Intrix features support user’s ability to collaborate, share, interact and exchange information, data and knowledge easily throughout the enterprise. As a social Enterprise solution it connects people with information, it merges collaboration, community and social networking tools into a single Web interface. to enterprise 2.0.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2009
    [Information] News Updates (July 15, 2009)
    Until the last week of June, Evernote was solely a personal information management service, offering both a rich client for full online-offline access on various operating systems and devices, as well as a Web-accessible service. Xobni Plus. Xobni released Xobni Plus, a premium-edition of its Outlook plug-in for email management. Other Items.
  • MICHELLE LAURIE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2009
    [Information] Houses, Trust and Knowledge Management
    Second, online research is important to ground truth information.  If there is a lack of trust in any of the people you rely on to make the purchase decision, online resources provide background information, provincial regulations and additional questions to consider. The potential house. am buying my first house. 
  • COLLABORATIVE THINKING  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2009
    [Information] Cisco: Great Expectations But "Where's The (Collaboration) Beef"?
    While the media stories below fail to provide detailed product guidance as to where Cisco is going, the information does provide interesting insight as to how Cisco’s leadership team thinks about collaboration, cloud computing, and other market initiatives. We know that “the game” Cisco is playing has many fronts. Is it too late? Next Steps.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2009
    [Information] Building ecologies of collaboration
    When humanity started to use language, information and knowledge could much easier be shared, a development that led to a leap in societal diversity and complexity. greater leap in societal diversity and complexity was fostered by the invention of the printing press, hugely enhancing the possibility to store information and knowledge.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2009
    [Information] “The Pirate Party is a real net community”
    On her first visit to Spain Amelia, who will become the second Euro MP for the Swedish Pirate Party if the Treaty of Lisbon is ratified by the Irish, began the informal debate by explaining the rise of the party especially in the wake of the infamous Pirate Bay trial verdict. Video in Spanish & English. Click To Play.
  • NEIGHBOURHOODS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2009
    [Information] Local services and priorities matter
    Tags: Governance and participation Information and communication Social policy
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY REPORT  |  TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2009
    [Information] Community Influencer Programs
    At the time, Elite / Influencer programs were not a priority, and are being handled in an informal way. Note: This post is part of the OC Tribe series. Each 2nd Tuesday and 4th Tuesday of the month, online community practitioners will be encouraged to explore a particular topic via blog, video blog, twitter, or whatever suites your fancy.
  • CONNECTABLE DOTS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2009
    [Information] Appreciating people who reach out: influencers revisited
    But in these online social contexts, we may find that at least some of the time, the information we get back when giving that respectful attention has a more profound value than in any other environment. 3 five year olds , originally posted to my Flickr photostream. We know it intuitively, and we have seen it mapped statistically.
  • COLLABORATIVE THINKING  |  MONDAY, JULY 13, 2009
    [Information] Social Dashboards: Leveraging Streams, Relationships & Social Identities
    For some, FriendFeed is the destination of choice as it lets you see streams of information from all your friends as they share, comment, and participate in social media. Interesting space to watch. Designed to unearth conversations around particular keywords, the search engine also offers further filtering options. About PeopleBrowser.
  • COLLABORATIVE THINKING  |  MONDAY, JULY 13, 2009
    [Information] Gnip Continues To Push For A Real-Time (Data) Web
    Reporting Dashboard : Access important metrics and usage information for service endpoints through a statistics API or a web-based dashboard. Another company to watch: New Gnip Push API Service. See the TechCrunch article: Gnip Launches Push API To Create Real-Time Stream Of Business Data ). Gnip - Delivering the Web's Data » real-time.
  • I COLLABORATE, E-COLLABORATE, WE COLLABORATE  |  MONDAY, JULY 13, 2009
    [Information] Learning about upscaling of dairy development online and face-to-face
    The comments were appreciative: “It got me involved in the subject”, “I contributed and learned a lot”, “Everybody has a chance” and “Good preparation, great introduction, up-to-date information” What did we achieve? The idea to start online was born a few months earlier. What happened? Both factors helped to create a good atmosphere.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 12, 2009
    [Information] News Updates (July 13, 2009)
    Strategies include having an up-to-date people list (via Active Directory sync), information targeting (via Audiences), and more. We see things differently because we have different information, we notice different things. Don't "Drive" Adoption. Paula argues that adoption of Enterprise 2.0 tools can't be "driven". fundamentals. world.
  • COLLABORATIVE THINKING  |  SUNDAY, JULY 12, 2009
    [Information] Community Equity, SunSpace, FOAF+SSL, & KiWi
    The KIWI consortium brings together leading research groups (Salzburg Research, Aalborg University, Brno University of Technology, LMU Munich) in the areas of semantic wikis, reasoning, information extraction, personalisation, and knowledge management for software processes. Community Equity Open Source Milestone 1.1 released [link].
  • NANCY WHITE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2009
    [Information] Deeper Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 4
    In light of our tendencies toward homophily and pre-conceived ideas, it would seem there are deeper issues at work that we need to consider: When we are scanning , how do we combat our natural tendency to only “see&# information that fits with our preconceived notions of the world? It is fascinating to see what strikes a cord.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2009
    [Information] Reporting on the Crottorf Consultations on the Global Commons
    full list of biographical informations you’ll find under this link. Two weeks ago, I participated in a great four-day long conversation on the Future of the Commons. version with internal links at the original posting). Patterns of human culture, inscribed in the landscape, a living synthesis of the natural and the human world.
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2009
    [Information] When You Need to be Absolutely Certain Your Data is Really Gone
    However, there are times when we need to go the other way and eliminate any access to information. I learned something new from this interview about how I was unknowingly leaving data exposed so I want to share my AppGap post on Drive eRazer here. We often talk about the new transparency in enterprise 2.0. Not so. Here is one of the devices.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2009
    [Information] News Updates (July 10, 2009)
    by-product is the ability of others to find the information. KM and Enterprise 2.0. Greg talks about the relationship between knowledge management and Enterprise 2.0, and Doug chips in with this comment: " Personally, I think of Enterprise 2.0 as more analogous to the personal knowledge management. That is where the direct benefit lies.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2009
    [Information] Next ICT-KM Social Media for Development Workshop
    Social media is using the Internet to collaborate, share information, and have a conversation about ideas, and causes we care about, powered by web based tools.” – [ We Are Media ]. I’m really looking forward to facilitating it with Simone and Pete! Background. This fully online workshop will run from September 7 to 25, 2009.
  • TAMING THE SPACES  |  THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2009
    [Information] Swarming to write narratives in hybrid ecosystem
    Individuals develop places when they add various artifacts such as images, impressions, historical content, marketing information to augment certain geographical locations, and increase their ability to perceive places as meaningful spots individually. Swarming to write narratives in hybrid ecosystem. Kai Pata. Mauri Kaipainen. 2008). 2008).
  • VALUE NETWORKS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2009
    [Information] The Value Network Maturity Model
    Informal relationships (Intangibles) dominate. Most Roles have established expectations, informal agreements, and more rarely, contractual agreements with each other to establish consistency of performance. How mature is your value network? Why is that? Either way they will sub-optimize the very network qualities they need the most.
  • PLATFORM NEUTRAL  |  THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2009
    [Information] Bristol Bioblitz blog: the secret was in the content
    Asides to that, all I did was lead an informal training session in the Pervasive Media Studio for all the voluntary editors and add everyone to the blog. About page ). The blog was a great success while the flickr group attracted some great photos. screengrab of free Wordpress Bristo Bioblitz Blog). Proof that the secret is in the content.
  • 21ST CENTURY ORGANIZATION  |  THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2009
    [Information] Enterprise 2.0: A solution in search of a problem
    So Victoria's gripe was that there was lots of research, both existing and ongoing, on things like organisational models, webs of trust, and so on, all of which contained significant information of value for IT practitioners working on software to enable things like social networking and collaboration. Social media feels like Post-its.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2009
    [Information] Toward a Public Alternative in Digital Archiving and Search
    But it would have one gigantic advantage over the proprietary search engines: rather than relying on weak “security through obscurity&# to fight spammers, creeps and parasites, such a system could exploit the powerful principles of peer review that are the gold standard in all other areas of information security.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2009
    [Information] Participation Camp Report
    NYC Open Data Legislation: New York City Councilmember Gale Brewer, who heads the city’s Subcommittee on Technology in Government, recently introduced legislation making all public information available, accessible, and machine-readable online.  Democracy is a game in which we all make the rules.  has been growing rapidly in the U.S. 
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2009
    [Information] Search Engine Secrecy and the Public Sphere
    For example, Cory Doctorow’s short story Scroogled imagines a Google tightly integrated with DHS and quite willing to use its control of personal information to influence politics. It’s time for regulators to take the next step and assure that both individuals and policy makers have information they need. Google. Alabama ).
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2009
    [Information] Expanding Web Search Part Two: Real Time Search
    also get more current information. It is a great source to find information and to archive it for short term use. also tweet about events I attend but with the three emonth data index dump I cannot go back and find this information. Here is another. seconds after publication.” see two different uses here. I agree. Good points.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2009
    [Information] News Updates (July 8, 2009)
    Rather than focusing on socialization, one to one interactions and individual enrichment, businesses must be concerned with creating an information fabric within their organizations. Avanquest CallXpress 8. Avanquest released version 8 of CallXpress, its unified communications system. More (PDF). LotusLive Connections. Available immediately.
  • HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD  |  TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2009
    [Information] Can Groups Be Taught to Resolve Their Own Inadequacies?
    In particular, there is a tendency for bad news and information about problems not. As a result they may convey their ideas, information and perspectives poorly, or not at all, and disengage and be distracted when others are speaking. BLOG Can Groups Be Taught to Rectify Their Own Dysfunction? others (i.e. shared passion. Suggesting.
  • ENDLESS KNOTS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2009
    [Information] Great readers, great writers at Solstice MFA series
    Directions to Pine Manor College, complete bios of our authors, and more information about the Solstice MFA Program can be found here. ###. I regularly post these announcements from my friends at Solstice because I know that if you go you won't be disappointed. All readings begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 10 at 7:30 p.m.:
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2009
    [Information] Expanding Web Search Part One: Focused Search-Based Applications
    Exalead was able to change the approach for GEFCO to a search based application where you typed in information in a single field as in Google and the search engine did natural language processing of the request without the requirements of a structured database. It is a connecting tool or information mashup. car model, location, etc.).
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