Creativity and experience on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

The emergence of the web, YouTube, Web 2.0 I remember in 1999 how stimulating it was to go to a conference on the newly published report – All Our Futures: Creativity, Culture and Education. The topic for the penultimate week in the E-Learning 3.0

2018 148

Identity graphs as a ‘source of truth’

Jenny Connected

The emergent identity from the graph must surely be as much about what is not there as what is there. He urges his students to consider how their digital identity might be interpreted by future employers. Week 4 on Identity in Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 MOOC has come to an end.

2018 148

Badges are not sufficient

Jenny Connected

Stephen’s vision is that in the future assessment will be based not on what you ‘know’ but on what you ‘do’ – what you do on the public internet. In the future we will have our own personal servers and will personally manage our multiple identities through public and private social networks.

2018 139

Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Or maybe we simply expect that its current form will survive into the foreseeable future, which is tantamount to the same. emerged with the development of ‘catastrophic’ agriculture (intensive, high-maintenance, large-scale monoculture).

2018 46

Rosviz18 reflection part 2

Michelle Laurie

Another ongoing theme that emerged was the use of technology in conjunction with graphic facilitation methods. I think it’s going to become something I take with me as part of my toolkit in the future.

2018 130

Announcing the C3/A3 Project: The Connected Future of Communities, AI & Automation

Online Community Strategy

A new set of technologies is emerging to augment human cognition (AI), enhance human agency (Agents) and shape digital experiences and outcomes by taking advantage of a rich set of tools and APIs (Automation). Focal areas: Technology: The current and emerging technology landscape.

2018 66

Skills for ‘Being’ in a Digital Age

Jenny Connected

During the interview he says that technology can ‘out know’ us, artificial intelligence is taking over human roles, and that in the future technology will become a co-agent rather than an enabler; you, me, colleagues, algorithms and robots will all work together in a techno-socio distributed learning model. George said that he has only just started this work, and that his ideas are still emerging/forming, but I wondered how philosophy and ethics will fit into his future work.

2018 109

Seeing Around the Corner

Michael Sampson - Currents

List trends : Make a list of the top 10 trends that experts in your industry believe will shape the future. Identify emerging winning concepts in your industry : Make two lists – one with the five best-performing companies in your industry and one with the five worst-performing. Identify emerging concepts in related industries : Conduct the same exercise (Step 2) with one or two industries that are related to yours.

2018 89

Announcing the C3/A3 Project: The Connected Future of Communities, AI & Automation

Online Community Strategy

A new set of technologies is emerging to augment human cognition (AI), enhance human agency (Agents) and shape digital experiences and outcomes by taking advantage of a rich set of tools and APIs (Automation). Focal areas: Technology: The current and emerging technology landscape.

2018 46

The Technologies I’ll Miss

How to Save the World

So I’ve started noticing and being grateful for these technologies, since I suspect future generations will see them slowly start to become unreliable or scarce, and, a few generations from now, our descendants will be mostly unaware they ever existed.

2018 70

My Best Stuff

How to Save the World

A Future Without Us (Nov 2017)†. How economies really work and how we could prepare for the economy that will emerge after civilization’s collapse . Cultural Acedia: When We Can No Longer Care (Jul 2018). On the Shoulders of Giants (Feb 2018) (Short Story)*.

2018 65

From the feed

Chris Corrigan

If print enabled democracy, will the emerging electric/digital medium destroy it? How Complex Whole Emerge From Simple Parts. This is a great introductory video to emergence. Maria Popova’s favourite books of 2018. ” Advice for Emerging Evaluators.

2018 51

AI Use Cases For Communities & Networks

Online Community Strategy

Image Source: Constellation Research 2018 Artificial Intelligence Study. Emerging Use Cases for AI . We think future communities will thrive with AI if the ultimate goal of the community is enabling member agency and purpose.

2018 51

Non-Duality Dude: A One-Act Play

How to Save the World

That sense of separation emerges in humans at a very young age and is then reinforced by others suffering from the same illusion of separateness, for their entire life. image from Pixabay, CC0. Scene One: Mid-afternoon, summer. The main floor of a small, open concept house.

2018 57

Facilitating Strategic Planning in Complex Contexts

Full Circle Associates

My clients have been asking for more support in planning for the future. Emerging possibilities. In almost every case there have been internal or external factors that suggest significant inflection or turning points. Policy changes due to political shifts. Growth in networks.

2018 56

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

How to Save the World

In order to properly categorize memories usefully towards the exercise of this new apparent self’s free will, a mechanism called ‘time’ had to be invented, along with the concepts of past, present and future.

2018 50

Fragments

How to Save the World

For millennia, since the emergence of the self, we have come to believe some truly preposterous things: That the earth was created in 6 days by a humanoid deity. W hat we think of as our ‘life’ is actually just an infinite series of fragments.

2018 50

How Would We Behave Without ‘Selves’?

How to Save the World

In this natural reality, they have no sense of time, no fears about the future, no fear of death, no anxieties. Their sense of separateness emerges after birth (and is of course thereafter reinforced by every encounter with other humans who conceive of themselves as separate).

2018 50

Collapse Watch

How to Save the World

And this time there will be no “recovery” Financial collapse will precipitate a long and slow and finally permanent emergency: economic, political, technological, educational, health and ultimately social collapse.

2018 46

On the Shoulders of Giants

How to Save the World

I like the bit about us being emergent properties of the creatures that make us up, and about the brain being a feature-detection system that evolved for their benefit, not ‘ours’ But the ending makes no sense at all.”

2018 46

What Happens in Vagus…

How to Save the World

Another early evolutionary trick was the emergence in the mammalian autonomous nervous system of neuroception, the autonomic fight/flight/freeze response when danger is sensed by the nervous system. E volution is a precarious process.

2018 46

The limits of certainty

Chris Corrigan

Quiggan is intrigued by Broad’s documentation of the way algorithms have changed over the years, from originating as “a well-defined formal procedure for deriving a verifiable solution to a mathematical problem” to becoming a formula for predicting unknown and unknowable futures.

2018 52

Struggling to pick up the trash in the face of weaponized evaluation

Chris Corrigan

In the forty years since Regan, Thatcher and Mulroney went to war against government, the market has failed on nearly every score to create secure economic and environmental futures for all peoples. It’s fristrating for so many on the frontlines and it has led for calls for much more unrestricted granting in order to allow organizations to effectively allocate their resources, respond to emerging patterns, and learn from their work.

2018 42

Mapping the social innovation ecosystems around public libraries together: the Czech connection(s)

Making CommunitySense

The Tilburg Public Library is known for its groundbreaking library innovations, such as the recently opened LocHal , which is truly a “ world-class urban living room for Tilburg in an iconic former locomotive shed of the Dutch National Railways” More about that in a future post.

2019 207

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

Jenny Connected

Did they talk to each other before the conference, I wonder, or was it pure serendipity that their concerns for the future of networked learning seem to be similar? The second keynote at the Networked Learning Conference 2016 was presented by Sian Bayne.

2016 164