0.28% of Members on My Community Become Moderators

Managing Communities

KarateForums.com 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 KarateForums.com as an example. Managing Staff

2001 19

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). A couple quick things to point out on Google’s search capabilities these days, that are also some interesting hints at where search is going.

Search 106

Trending Sources

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

Managing Communities

phpBBHacks.com was launched on April 6, 2001. photo credit: Jetske19 I love phpBBHacks.com. 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

2001 15

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. www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Taxonomies Without Commensurate Knowledge = Mistakes Here’s a story from Annalee Newitz of the problems that can arise when a taxonomy created for one purpose and one knowledge community, is used by others for new purposes.

I’ve Run KarateForums.com 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, KarateForums.com 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

2001 13

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.” ” - CATNIP – Center for Advanced Technologies News and Information Portal.

2014 34

Edinburgh University’s updated Manifesto for Teaching Online – 2015

Jenny Connected

2001). In June of this year I published a blogpost about the changing role of the online teacher , following an invitation from Lisa Lane to write a post for her open Program for Online Teaching.

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.

#openedMOOC Week 4: Open Teaching

Jenny Connected

The story of how MIT opened its courseware to the world can be found on their website , but I remember MIT explaining at the time (in 2001) that what they weren’t offering for free to the world was their teaching, and it was their teaching that would make a difference.

2017 34

Lessons You Can Take from phpBBHacks.com’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

Managing Communities

photo credit: joelogon Last month, I wrote about the 10th anniversary celebration over at phpBBHacks.com, 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 Cultivation

Unflattening: text, drawing and alternative perspectives

Jenny Connected

Stephen Downes (2014) has talked about this in relation to research methodologies and Checkland and Scholes’s work in soft systems methodology (2001) was about mapping different perceptions in order to better understand the whole rich picture. Scholes (2001).

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


I could probably say that back in the day, when I was first getting involved with social networking tools, back in 2001, I knew, deep inside, that, at some point in time, I would be ending up doing this kind of job. This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over.

2013 100

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. The title of her keynote was Campus Codespaces for Networked Learning , which she framed around the question ‘Do we need other ways to think about networked learning space?’.

2016 58

#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.

2016 45

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.

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.

Revere Beach Elegy reissued

Endless Knots

So glad to see this great writer with a second edition of this lovely volume, first published in 2001, one of his Revere trilogy that includes the heartbreaking novel, In Revere, In Those Days.

Creative Facilitation Workshop February 27 – Bringing meetings to life

Viv Mcwaters

After September 11 in 2001 in New York strangers started. Enough people have asked, so here it is – a one day intensive Creative Facilitation Workshop.

Social media and reflection: marriage or divorce?

Joitske Hulsebosch

For instance, Chloe Fan kept all her movie tickets since 2001. Social media in organisations has been a difficult topic and sometimes bothers me.

Social Business, Where Do You Stand?


I have been involved with social networking sites for business since early 2001 and over the course of the years I have had a chance to get exposed to a good number of trends.

2012 117

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


As most of you folks already know, my first exposure to social software was inside IBM, back in 2001, with a Profile Social Aggregator called Fringe ; then I started experimenting with the instant messaging social capabilities of IBM Community Tools (a.k.a.

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. This complementary nature is also the perspective held by Dr. Aditya Vailaya, Chief Scientist for Retrevo.com.

2011 43

Attributes of Thriving Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

What worked at TechRepublic in ’99 and Autodesk in 2001 wasn’t necessarily the same criteria for the large NPO communities and collaboration spaces we did at Forum One, or even the range of communities we built and nurtured at Dell.

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation


If you have been reading this blog for a while now, you would know how I have been involved with social networking tools since early 2000 to 2001 when I was first exposed to instances of wikis and people aggregators.

2013 74

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. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent


to then move into Fringe in 2001 (Profiles), just as IBM Community Tools (a.k.a.

2011 59

An Award Winning Community Strategy… 30 Years in the Making

Online Community Strategy

I came on at the beginning of 2001 to help with a new online community initiative called Point A,one of the first online communities that was also contextually embedded in the product.

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


Ever since I first got exposed to it back in 2001 I always felt it was going to help manage get the best out of all of us, human beings, so that we could go and create and do better things for those around us, and for the world at large.

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 have been reading a very interesting and comprehensive report, Semantic Software Technologies: Landscape of High Value Applications for the Enterprise by Lynda Moulton of the Gilbane group.

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. ); RSS Login or Signup ); Social Networking Affects Brains Like Falling in Love By: Adam L.

2010 34

Social Business Forum and a Touch with Reality


Back in 2001, when I was first exposed to social software tools, there were a number of different guidelines I decided to put in place and abide for myself; mainly, stating there would be three different subjects that I wouldn’t touch much *ever* in any online Web form.

2011 59

The Divided Brain: Are we actually alive? Iain McGilchrist

Jenny Connected

Robert Putnam (2001). Sunday 22nd March am. This is the fifth in a series of posts I am making following a four-day course with Iain McGilchrist. Details of the course, which will run again next year can be found on the Field & Field website.

2015 23

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 meetup.com facilitates off-line group meetings on any imaginable topic, now in 101 countries. I’m new to Meetups. I participate in two Meetup Groups in Melbourne: The Creative Performance Exchange and The Collaboratory Melbourne.

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. Email this to a friend? Share this on del.icio.us. Email this via Gmail. Share this on LinkedIn. Get Shareaholic. OR: Digital natives or immigrants?

2011 28

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: vivmcwaters.com.au. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn. Email this to a friend? Tweet This! Related posts: Meetings or Meetups?

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. I will be attending their all day Creative Camp Event on March 12 , as well as some other Adobe sponsored sessions. As I do with other events I will be posting my notes from most of the sessions I attend.

10 options for implementing a KM strategy

Chris Collison

Geoff Parcell and I found that when we published the first edition of Learning to Fly in 2001, it gave reach, awareness and credibility to the KM programme way beyond anything we could have achieved ourselves.

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. There are many complex products at varying stages in their life cycles.

The Divine Right of Capital: Lords of the Earth

Alchemy of Change

Meanwhile, over the last decade (since this book was written in 2001) employees have increased their productivity three times the rise in compensation that they received. As I mentioned in my last post , I just finished reading The Divine Right of Capital by Marjorie Kelly.

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. November 16 I was fortunate to attend GE's event announcing the first winners of their Ecoimagination Challenge that strives to speed solutions to smarter power grids and energy technology.