Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

Scientists and doctors are also looking at microdosing these substances to improve social connection, increase creativity, and reduce the psychological and physical symptoms of Civilization Disease. Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void.

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Community network mapping: just get going!

Making CommunitySense

A purpose, however, can also be a much more fuzzy theme , such as “contributing to culture and heritage” (see, for instance, how we used the EU URBACT “urban topics” to map and connect European social innovation iniatives ). Tips & tricks to get started.

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Learning to be creative on and off the distributed web

Jenny Connected

For Amy a computer can create art, but she asks where is the backstory that touches her heart and makes the emotional connection. stephen@downes.ca, Dec 20, 2018. Backwaters, Kerala (* see note below). Although the final week of the E-Learning 3.0

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How to Create Live Maps of Conference Connections

Partnering Resources

I recently use a new tool called sumApp to map conference connections in real time. They can draw their ego network (the people that they’re connected to) and they have some sense of their second-degree networks (who those people might be connected to).

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How to stimulate creativity in online teams: A 100% online process to design a blended learning trajectory

Joitske Hulsebosch

Our tools set consisted of Adobe Connect in combination with Google docs and a Facebook Workplace group. The design team was used to Zoom instead of Adobe, but we chose Adobe Connect because of the whiteboard, and the ability to work in groups. Joehoe!

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My takeaways from OEB18: communities, AI and 3D-smarts and some very practical stuff

Joitske Hulsebosch

Thanks to Wilfred Rubens for pointing me to this conference and tips to navigate the conference. People are aware of the power of networking and connections but may think it is automatic. There is a connection between who you are at home and at work.

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Bookreviews Kevin Kelly: mind artificial intelligence, attention and quantified self

Joitske Hulsebosch

Now that I think about it: I get most of the book tips via my Twitter network. The holos is a connection of all people and machines via artificial intelligence. I read two books by Kevin Kelly about technology, one on my kindle and one on paper (not the same book by the way :).

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