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0.28% of Members on My Community Become Moderators

Managing Communities was launched on May 21, 2001 and has [.]. photo credit: craiglea123 Moderators can be a very important part of your online community. I know that mine are. I select them very carefully. But, I thought it would be interesting and fun to throw some numbers behind this. So, I took as an example. Managing Staff

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Smarter Search

Alchemy of Change

This article by Tim Berners-Lee on The Semantic Web in Scientific America from 2001 is a classic if you want a good overview (purchased required).

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Do You Love Your Community Enough to Let it Go? Why I Gave My Most Successful Community Away

Managing Communities was launched on April 6, 2001. photo credit: Jetske19 I love I spent 11 years managing it. It was my biggest, most successful community. And that is why it was so hard for me to give it away. I created it because I needed it. As someone who used the phpBB forum software, [.]. Managing the Community

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Organising Knowledge » Taxonomies Without Commensurate Knowledge = Mistakes

Green Chameleon

“Since the 2001 anthrax scare in the US, the government here has maintained a list of 80 microbes and toxins that are essentially forbidden to researchers. Now scientists say the list is undermining security rather than strengthening it. They say that items on the list are almost impossible to get for legitimate research. RSS2.0

I’ve Run for 10+ Years and I’m Not a Martial Artist

Managing Communities

I launched the forums on May 21, 2001 and have managed them ever since. In May, celebrated 10 years online. 10 years, 4 months, 3 weeks and 1 day. It may surprise you to learn that I am not a martial artist. As you might expect, this question comes up once in a while. [.]. Managing the Community Thinking

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Notes on “Using SharePoint as the Canvas for Student Creativity and Inspired Solutions” (Lou Zulli)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Some notes: - Lakewood has been using SharePoint since 2001. Built originally in 2001, as a site for students and teachers. Lou is talking about the use of SharePoint at Lakewood High School, and how students are deeply involved. SharePoint 2010 was the eye-opening experience; “look at what we can do with this.”

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Edinburgh University’s updated Manifesto for Teaching Online – 2015

Jenny Connected

2001). In that post I included reference to Edinburgh University’s Online Teaching Manifesto , which they published in 2011. 2010). Gourlay, L.

2015 96

The Business Value of Stories

Portals and KM

Stephen Denning (2001) is the most recognized business storyteller and he writes a complement to Goddard: “Storytelling doesn’t replace analytical thinking. 2001) The springboard: How storytelling ignites actions in knowledge-era organizations. “Sometime reality is too complex. Fiction gives it form.” Jean Luc Godard. A U.S. Roud, R.

Unflattening: text, drawing and alternative perspectives

Jenny Connected

Scholes (2001). It was also Matthias who encouraged me to read the book which has helped to give depth to the exercise. References. and J.

Lessons You Can Take from’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

Managing Communities

photo credit: joelogon Last month, I wrote about the 10th anniversary celebration over at, a site that I launched on April 6, 2001. In brief summary, this is what we did to celebrate: Launched a special, dedicated section of our website, with an RSS feed and added a special section to our forums (for [.]. Community Cultivatio

If space is a becoming what kind of spaces do we need for learning?

Jenny Connected

2001). The second keynote at the Networked Learning Conference 2016 was presented by Sian Bayne. 2015). doi:10.1080/22041451.2015.1105773.

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#NRC01PL Personal Learning MOOC Week 1

Jenny Connected

2001) Learning Objects: Resources for distance education worldwide. I have registered for Stephen Downes’ 7 week Personal Learning MOOC – Here is the text, advertising the course, from the first part of Stephen Downes’ Half an Hour blog. and Arke prototypes developed by NRC. Course Tag: #NRC01PL. Otherwise the site is very easy.

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My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections


This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over. The long hiatus of silence is now a thing of the past. The truly mind-blowing one. Bring it on!

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IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise


A journey that started back in 2001, but that it had its main roots well substantiated within the company for much longer. Are we there yet?

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Barlow quotes Swami Satchidananda: Ifyou run after things, nothing will come to you. Let things run afteryou. Thats why theyrun to the sea. Collaboration.

Revere Beach Elegy reissued

Endless Knots

His ability to move fluidly across the page, funny here, sad there, ironic next, and sometimes purely observational, is remarkable.

Creative Facilitation Workshop February 27 – Bringing meetings to life

Viv Mcwaters

After September 11 in 2001 in New York strangers started. This will be a very practical, hands-on training. You can read more and book here.

Social media and reflection: marriage or divorce?

Joitske Hulsebosch

For instance, Chloe Fan kept all her movie tickets since 2001. Reflection is needed in order to learn from the past. Quick messages. Scanning.

Social Business, Where Do You Stand?


Muhammad Yunus ), since things are not going much better either in that space, as the true intentions from most organizations are starting to show up.

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Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


And I guess the experience has been somewhat rather positive so far, because a few days later, I’m still there , having a blast. Even for us.

2011 114

Useing Semantic Technology and Machine Learning for Consumer Advice; Retrevo

Portals and KM

Despite 2001 Space Odyssey, computers do not have feelings or motivations. With all the publicity over IBM’s Watson, there has been a lot of discussion about how far computers can go to “replace” people. Of course, I think that is not really the question to ask. It should rather be conceived as how computers can complement people.

2011 43

Attributes of Thriving Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

I got my start building online communities in 1999 with the launch of Attributes of Thriving Communities. Attribute. Shared Identity.

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation


And this is the best part, frankly, I am not really too sure we are ready for it just yet. In fact, quite the opposite. Social Business Mandates.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development


Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week.

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent


to then move into Fringe in 2001 (Profiles), just as IBM Community Tools (a.k.a. That’s right! Are you ready to engage? Would you ?

2011 59

An Award Winning Community Strategy… 30 Years in the Making

Online Community Strategy

A Rich History. Click for larger view. Ebbs & Flows. Highlights and the Details. The Autodesk Community Transformation. The Fusion 360 Community.

Make the World Better (Ask If Anyone Minds Later) by Dr. Pamela Gay


I love the Internet. I truly love the Social Web. I hope that never happens. No matter what. I heart social networking. I always have. Good practice.

2012 23

Semantic Software Technologies Explained and Examined

Portals and KM

In 2001 Tim Berners-Lee published an article in Scientific American proposing a semantic web evolving out of the expanding worldwide web and this concept has been seen as a holy grail for the Web ever since.    I am not the only one as I often see conference sessions with such labels as “Is semantic technology real?”. or Web 3.0.

The Divided Brain: Are we actually alive? Iain McGilchrist

Jenny Connected

Robert Putnam (2001). Sunday 22nd March am. Here are links to my previous posts: An Introduction to the Divided Brain – Part 1. and more.

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Doctor Love | Fast Company

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

So in 2001, just after hed been granted tenure, he marched into his deans office to tell him that he just wouldnt be publishing for a while.

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Social Business Forum and a Touch with Reality


So I thought that today could be the perfect opportunity to air it out and, at long last, get it out of my chest. Thus how do you get to compromise?

2011 59

Meetings or Meetups?

Viv Mcwaters

After September 11 in 2001 in New York strangers started saying hello to each other. There was a yearning for community, says Matt Meeker, co-founder of Meetup. Today facilitates off-line group meetings on any imaginable topic, now in 101 countries. I’m new to Meetups. It’s fair to say I’m a huge fan of Meetups.

Sharing the love

Viv Mcwaters

After September 11 in 2001 in New York strangers started. Looking forward to this Creative Performance Exchange Meetup: reflections of a roving facilitator , on May 3. And this, In the Minds of Entrepeneurs; The Playful Entrepeneurs on May 10. Would love to see you there. Sharing the love is a post from: Tweet This!

Teaching digital 1: natives & immigrants

e-Moderation Station

Prensky’s original 2001 article. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook. Add this to Google Reader.

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10 options for implementing a KM strategy

Chris Collison

Last week I had the pleasure of providing my final virtual webinar for the first of the UN’s KM Online blended learning programme. Slipstream.

SXSW Notes: The Complexity Curve: How to Design for Simplicity

Portals and KM

The digital watch was inspired by inclusion as a prop in the movie 2001. Here is another in my series on SXSW events. I am pleased to be attending SXSW for the first time. I am grateful for Adobe Acrobat for enabling me to attend. As I do with other events I will be posting my notes from most of the sessions I attend. Hogue, Ph.D. -  

Large Company Collaboration SuccessDigital Equipment with VAX Notes in the 1980s

Michael Sampson - Currents

Patti wrote (in 2001) about the use of VAX Notes at Digital Equipment : Imagine. You work in a global high-tech company with more than 100,000 people. Research and product development organisations are distributed around the world, as are the sales, marketing, and technical support groups that interface with customers.

The Divine Right of Capital: Lords of the Earth

Alchemy of Change

As I mentioned in my last post , I just finished reading The Divine Right of Capital by Marjorie Kelly. Chapter 2: Lords of the Earth. Tweet.

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GE's Ecoimagination Challenge: The Power of Ideas, Ecosystems and Scale

21st Century Organization

Eli Lilly's outsourced research and development program that became I nnoCentive dates to 1998 ; Procter and Gamble has inspired others with Connect and Develop , that CEO Lafley instigated in 2000; and IBM has been using Innovation Jams since 2001. Beth Comstock's frank opening remarks set the open tone. Jenny Ambrozek.

Postcards provide a window to the world

Viv Mcwaters

After September 11 in 2001 in New York strangers started. Probably not the sort of postcards you’re thinking of. These postcards are made of people, creating a scene from nothing but a suggestion. Ian David, from Melbourne Playback Theatre Company , was leading the activity. He kept asking for something that was missing. Brilliant.