cRaggy 2018: design, feedback & reflections

Learning Alliances

This blog post describes the cRaggy event at the June 2, 2018 Cascadia R Conf , its design, the logic behind its design, feedback from participants and reflections on how such an event might be better in the future. Entries have contact info, github link.

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New Computer – 2014 vs. 2018

Michael Sampson - Currents

They had shared one PC for a long time, and it took hours and hours to separate what was his and what was hers (files, email contacts, applications) … and then stitch together a new PC for each of them.

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Data, personal learning and learning analytics

Jenny Connected

Personal Learning vs Personalized Learning: What Needs to Happen Oct 24, 2018 Online Learning 2018, Toronto, Ontario, Contact North. AI in Education Symposium – Introduction : Oct 24, 2018 Arti?cial Conversation with Shelly Blake-Plock Oct 24, 2018 Week 1 of E-Learning 3.0

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Cambridge Analytica vs Beacon – Facebook Australia Quantium

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

From Wikipedia “Beacon formed part of Facebook’s advertisement system that sent data from external websites to Facebook, for the purpose of allowing targeted advertisements and allowing users to share their activities with their friends. Use of Corrective Lenses or Contacts.

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What is uniquely human?

Jenny Connected

More important than this was that it led to connections with people with whom I am still in contact and who are now personal friends. In this first week of the E-Learning 3.0

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Four Things to Remember When "Planning"

Evolving Web

I have planned subway systems, technology rollouts, urban growth patterns, transportation infrastructure, housing needs, freeway travel patterns, business projects, software development, building houses, building buildings, and on and on. Thing 3: No Plan Survives Contact with Reality.

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Thinking of knowledge as a graph

Jenny Connected

I contacted Matthias to ask him to create this link for me. The graph, properly constructed, is not merely a knowledge repository, but a perceptual system that draws on the individual experiences and contributions of each node. This is a response to the E-Learning 3.0

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Moving in a direction

Chris Corrigan

Many times when clients contact me they ask if I can help them come to consensus or alignment on their shared purpose or desired outcomes. We are looking for the patterns and dynamics that keep the system stuck in a place that isn’t working.

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Skills for ‘Being’ in a Digital Age

Jenny Connected

He says we are necessarily entering a ‘being age’ because the technological systems around us are more intelligent than we are. Whatever it is out there that exists apart from us comes into contact with us as the water falls on a particular landscape. I have been puzzling over George Siemens ’ idea that learners need to develop ‘being skills’ if they are to cope with what it means to be human in a digital age.

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Cultural Acedia: When We Can No Longer Care

How to Save the World

Or to blame the capitalist system that almost inevitably makes us that way. A world that offers no stable and enduring home, and no continuous contact with the more-than-human world. Photo: Luke MacGregor for Bloomberg.

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How Our Bodies Sense the World, and How ‘We’ Misinterpret It

How to Save the World

This is how the brain evolved — as what Stewart & Cohen call a “ feature-detection system ”. But the centralized feature-detection system seemed to work well, evolutionarily, and that’s how it evolved in humans.

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Collapse Watch

How to Save the World

Background is here if you’re interested in my take on how it will occur, due to the interconnection between our global economic and energy systems and the planet’s vulnerable ecology. Whole systems will fail for lack of one infuriatingly unavailable part.

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