Observations and Predictions (2018 Edition)

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My friends at Vanilla Forums asked me to add my observations of online communities in 2018 and the predictions for where we are going in 2019 to their yearly report. The post Observations and Predictions (2018 Edition) appeared first on Jake McKee - The Community Guy

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Observations and Predictions (2019 Edition)

Community Guy

My friends at Vanilla Forums asked me to add my observations of online communities in 2018 and the predictions for where we are going in 2019 to their yearly report.

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Cambridge Analytica vs Beacon – Facebook Australia Quantium

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In 2007 Facebook got into trouble for Beacon – I wrote about it at the time – a service that reported on your behaviours online and offline for “personalisation” purposes. But it is very much like 2018. Ancient history?

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Talking about dying

Jenny Connected

This month the Royal College of Physicians has published a report bearing the title ‘ Talking about dying: How to begin honest conversations about what lies ahead’ . I hope the Royal College of Physicians’ report is widely disseminated and discussed.

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Facebook Eavesdropping Patent and Congress Questions

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

And if your friends are around you (the term voice waveform fingerprint seems to be voice mapping). yeah turn off location tracking, go to the pub with friends, and presto, your location is tracked. Asking for a friend.

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Creativity and experience on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

Just last week a friend was running a management game for a group of MSc students. 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.

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E-Learning 3.0 : Identity Graphs

Jenny Connected

“Six degrees of separation is the idea that all living things and everything else in the world are six or fewer steps away from each other so that a chain of “a friend of a friend” statements can be made to connect any two people in a maximum of six steps” (see Wikipedia ).

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Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

multimedia reprocessed/washed/painted photo produced by my friend Ron Woodall. photo by Ian Nelson of Hanalei Bay, Kaua’i after the April 2018 floods, which swept away some livestock fences and introduced some species to some novel ecosystems. It’s a dismal report.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Howe Sound Ballet: My friend Bob Turner captures astonishing footage of seals, sea lions and massive schools of anchovies right in Snug Cove, Bowen Island. image via Ulf Parczyk on Jim Newman’s Facebook Page.

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Improving Things for Knowledge and Information Workers

Michael Sampson - Currents

There’s a mental process at the core of how such people deliver value, even if there’s a physicality to how that value is delivered (such as a document, report, slide deck, article, etc.). Knowledge and information workers don’t produce physical product.

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Risky Business

How to Save the World

But they pretend they also care about the welfare of the world’s people, and spend millions of dollars (kindly provided by you in the form of customer profits and taxes) preparing this report. The full report (PDF) is here , and it’s worth a look.

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On Gratefulness: A Self-Enquiry

How to Save the World

And I enjoy the company of friends. photo by geralt at pixabay CC0.

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On the Shoulders of Giants

How to Save the World

This is the third and final story in a trilogy about a father and daughter. The first two were The Project , and Calling the Cage Freedom. . Image: Stepping Stones , by Paul Stevenson, CC BY 2.0.

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Boston E20 Notes: Got Numbers? Community Metrics and Analysis

Portals and KM

Users and sometimes even our own co-workers are shocked to find out we are the ones pulling massive reports and trying to make sense of millions of data points. Jillian said numbers are your friends, but data analysts are needed. There will be 190,000 data analysts needed by 2018.   Answer these questions first before you start to create the required report. Will this report be recurring? Now create the report.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

Will the Crash of 2018 Be the First Stage of Civilization’s Collapse?: T he events of the last three months have made it increasingly clear that we’re well into the first wave of global industrial civilization’s collapse.

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