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Computer Science is not Digital Literacy

SocialTech

This morning at BETT, the UK's Education Secretary Micheal Gove will outline the Government's endorsement of the development of Computer Science and hopefully, a more interesting, relevant and creative computing curriculum. It is a combination of: functional technology skills. critical thinking. collaboration skills and.

The Problem With Systems

How to Save the World

illustrative system diagram from my post on Systems Theory. T he fundamental problem with systems is the illusion that they actually exist.

Cancer Commons - another open-science initiative

Endless Knots

Health ScienceComes news now of another approach being tried out in cancer that incorporates data, individualized treatment, and networking.

A Complex Predicament: How Our Energy, Economic and Ecological Systems are Connected (repost)

How to Save the World

In a broader sense, the Jevons Paradox is a way of explaining a puzzling behaviour of many complex systems. It’s called the Jevons Paradox.

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The Power of Networks in a Complex (Business) World

Elsua

To them, social networking is just a complete waste of time. passing fad. wonderful opportunity to goof off at work and get away with it. Excuse me?

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Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Wired Science | Wired.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0 Redundancy is key, as people are more likely to engage in a behavior if they see many others doing it.

Why We Cannot Save the World

How to Save the World

That is not how the world, or human civilizations, work, or ever have worked. system chart, map, or periodic table. They cannot. Types.

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Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

Elsua

The (corporate) world is not going to do it. World Without eMail – Year 5 – Progress Report. What happened? People do.

2013 130

HR Magazine - Exclusive: Google research heralds arrival of the human systems director

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Exclusive: Google research heralds arrival of the human systems director. But research unveiled yesterday by Google heralds a new player in HR: the human systems director. Raising VAT to 20% could cost 20,000 jobs and the benefits system 1.3 Features. HR TV. Blogs. About. Contact. HR Most Influential. HR Excellence Awards.

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The Buddy System: How Medical Data Revealed Secret to Health and Happiness

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0 They were the personal records of 5,124 male and female subjects from the Framingham Heart Study. What changed?

PLUME: five principles of harvesting

Chris Corrigan

We are excited to introduce this into the world. Thanks to the bravespace.ca team for the graphic. ”  It is a good question.

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change. The world is changing. support.

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The Illusion of Coherence

How to Save the World

It seems as if our political, economic, commercial, financial, social, health, education and other systems are still functioning.

2013 36

Revolution in networks: applying the new science to organizations

Endless Knots

As we posted earlier, the Discovery Network's Science Channel (thank you, Joe Wehr) premieres " Connected: The Real Matrix " tonight, Sunday, February 15, at 9pm EST (and PST). " The TV show emphasizes the general applicability of the new network science to complex systems.

The Cause of Our Disease

How to Save the World

My world is slowly fallin’ down and the air’s not good to breathe. How the World Really WorksYou poisoned my sweet water.

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ScienceDirect - The Journal of Strategic Information Systems : “It is what one does”: why people participate and help others in electronic communities of practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Communities of Practice International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences , 2004 , Pages 2339-2342 E. For the practitioner, it provides a social perspective on knowledge with profound implications for designing organizations, learning environments, and even computer systems. Howard. 1997). Schuller, H. Townsend, K. V.

Embracing Complexity: Seeking Appreciation Instead of ‘Understanding’

How to Save the World

And similar limits on our ability to control or even intervene in any reliable, useful way in these systems. How the World Really Works

2013 16

Green Chameleon » Why Elearning Systems Will Never Rule the World

Green Chameleon

It’s about learning, period—whether you are talking about in schools or in the real world. here’s some good evidence in cognitive science for this, most notably in the work of Gary Klein. It’s about learning, period—whether you are talking about in schools or in the real world. Thank you Edgar for your post!

Drawing to think

Jenny Connected

Peter Checkland’s soft systems methodology rich pictures. write to think, which is why I am writing this post. Let me explain. Source of image.

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The Path from Here to Here

How to Save the World

know it makes everything else in the world seem, for a while, unimportant, irrelevant, and that’s exactly the problem. It refuses to die.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Thereis so much wisdom in this book, and it is so important to read toachieve an understanding of the current predicament of the US (andhence of the world), that I would not presume to précis it here. Collaboration.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Thereis so much wisdom in this book, and it is so important to read toachieve an understanding of the current predicament of the US (andhence of the world), that I would not presume to précis it here. Collaboration.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Prescription: How to Save the World. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

Emerging Autopoietic Communities – Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Systems. poorly understood systems for helping enterprises maintain their. systems that evolve and mature through the phased emergence of. understanding of the social or sociological aspects of a system in. that knowledge management is all about information systems, or alternatively, about tacit knowledge in people.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Stuff you love to do, that youre great at doing, and that is really needed in the world. Prescription: How to Save the World. Science & Health. Miscellany Understanding How the World Really Works. Again.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. May 28, 2008 Science as Ideology, and the Environment as a Charity Case A lthough it has recently disgraced itself by promoting hate propaganda, CBC radios Ideas series stilloccasionally comes up with some thought-provoking programs.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. January 5, 2008 Saturday Links for the Week -- January 5, 2008 Image: No Hugging is So Hard, a journal by Xiao Lei (Thunderlittle) from StartDrawing.org via Ampersand Letsget all the political news out of our system early.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. January 5, 2008 Saturday Links for the Week -- January 5, 2008 Image: No Hugging is So Hard, a journal by Xiao Lei (Thunderlittle) from StartDrawing.org via Ampersand Letsget all the political news out of our system early.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. February 2, 2008 Saturday Links of the Week -- February 2, 2008 T hree weeks backlog of links, so Ill keep it short: Art, Science, Literature, Philosophy: My essay on Miniature Truths has been published in BoyBedlam Review.

Software Will Replace You

Alchemy of Change

Marc Andreessen just did that for me with  Why Software is Eating the World. Amazon is replacing Barnes and Noble. Business Process Automation.

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From Social Networking to Swarm Intelligence

The Bumble Bee

All are complex systems, basically huge networks made up of individual components whose behavior is difficult to predict.

Social Media in International Development Podcast: Bill Anderson

Nancy White

Today’s podcast is with William (Bill) Anderson and  focuses on the science and research aspect of international development. Two things.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. The rest end up inthe cities.

Probes, Prototypes and Pilot projects

Chris Corrigan

Prototypes straddle the world of “safe to fail” and fail safe. First some definitions. Probes are small, safe to fail and easily observed.

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Libraries and Collaborative Research Communities

Making CommunitySense

It was good to see that many academic librarians agree  that a technical information retrieval focus by itself does not suffice anymore and that serious efforts need to made to integrate communities, communication, and collaboration in their library processes and systems. It was a privilege to be on the other side this year!

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Then, about a thousand years ago, we beganmaking other goods in a more organized fashion, through guilds,apprenticeship systems etc. Prescription: How to Save the World. that are increasingly care- less. Collaboration.

Back in business

GrowingPains

My scientific background helps me in capturing wicked (design) problems as socio-technical system puzzles. To be continued.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Prescription: How to Save the World. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. That makes it hard to solve problemslike global warming, world poverty, violence, corporatism, unaffordablehealth care and dysfunctional education systems. Prescription: How to Save the World. Collaboration.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Prescription: How to Save the World. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.