Death is a friend of life

Jenny Connected

In a recent discussion that Iain had with Jordan Peterson, Peterson said that death is a friend of life (in Iain’s words, a friend of being) and a necessary stage in life. Neither did she die alone, but was surrounded by those who understood that ‘death is a friend of life’.

2018 130

Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

Being open in such a society means being accepting of other people and being willing to share. On the distributed web, new file-sharing systems, such as the Interplanetary File System (IPFS), do not rely on internet addresses to locate content.

2018 225

Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

It’s been getting tougher leaving my little ones when I head off for tours so I asked them for a stuffy that I could take with me and I’ll share pictures of our adventures. Meanwhile, my friend Khelsilem insists the project will not go ahead.

2018 59

Failing to Create a Content Addressed Resource for the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC

Jenny Connected

Due: Nov 23, 2018. Hopefully sometime in the future it will all become much more user friendly and relevant to web users like me who are unlikely to ever want to get ‘under the hood’. Nov 22, 2018 video. Nov 22, 2018 video. Nov 22, 2018 video. Nov 22, 2018 video.

2018 139

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. But it is very much like 2018.

2018 201

Visiting Rome with a Wheelchair User

Jenny Connected

I am writing this post as the partner of a wheelchair user, to share some of our experiences of this beautiful and fascinating city. The bedroom must be big enough for a wheelchair and the bathroom must be wheelchair friendly.

2018 182

Finding Human Space

Evolving Web

It was personal, yet it was shared. It was shared because people, everywhere, care. It was shared because food is a form of communication. I’ve found less hatred and more sharing. They are our friends. The world is filled with different people. Wonderful people.

2018 204

What is uniquely human?

Jenny Connected

MOOC , Stephen Downes has shared a video introduction to the course (see [link] ) and also recorded a video of a conversation he had with George Siemens. 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.

2018 170

The Quantified, Qualified and Connected Self

Jenny Connected

The “quantified self” will give way to the “qualified self” and ultimately to the “connected self” as we begin to define ourselves not merely by simple measures of ethnicity, language, religion and culture, but through thousands of shared experiences, affinities, and inclinations.

2018 148

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.

2018 203

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. And using applications like xSplit or Open Broadcaster Software individuals can make their experiences part of the learning experience shared by others.

2018 148

E-Learning 3.0 : Identity Graphs

Jenny Connected

And don’t post anything you’re not comfortable with sharing. At the start of that course we were given the name of an unknown fellow participant and had to find out enough about them to be able to link to them in six steps and then share this information.

2018 148

Curbing Crap From Your Mental Diet

Evolving Web

I glossed over the political posts and commented on posts that talked about friends, family, food, or fun. Not a close friend, but certainly part of the life that made me who I am and he who he is. It takes 72 hours to fix your feed. Your Facebook feed feeds your brain.

2018 173

12 Rules for Life

Jenny Connected

One of the delights of having children who do their own thing and are willing to share this with you, is that you end up doing things that you would never do had your children not suggested them. RULE 3 / Make friends with people who want the best for you .

2018 148

E-Learning 3.0 Task 1 completed!

Jenny Connected

Here, in this blog post, I will provide evidence of completion, describe what I did, where I nearly came unstuck and share the questions I still have about this task/topic. My second reaction was to offload onto a long-suffering friend, by sending a long moan/rant by email.

2018 139

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.

2018 46

Markers – ready!

Michelle Laurie

However, if you decide you do want to try them, the shipping fee is flat rate to a certain weight so you can share an order with friends or buy as much as you can within the weight limit! Any recommendations I should share with the participants in Prince George?

2018 130

Helping Others to “See Differently”

Michael Sampson - Currents

It’s was a great celebration of life and living, and we enjoyed seeing family and friends share the dancing, food, fun and speeches of the night. We hosted a party last night, for our second son who turned 21.

2018 136

Curbing Crap From Your Mental Diet

Evolving Web

I glossed over the political posts and commented on posts that talked about friends, family, food, or fun. Not a close friend, but certainly part of the life that made me who I am and he who he is. It takes 72 hours to fix your feed. Your Facebook feed feeds your brain.

2018 130

Finding Human Space

Evolving Web

It was personal, yet it was shared. It was shared because people, everywhere, care. It was shared because food is a form of communication. I’ve found less hatred and more sharing. They are our friends. The world is filled with different people. Wonderful people.

2018 130

The Power of Super Fans (podcast interview)

Community Guy

Nearly a year ago, my friend Reed Smith interviewed me for his Touch Point podcast. It was a fun conversation, and I wanted to share the interview since I didn’t do it at the time. . Reed and his partner, Chris are doing some great work on their podcast, so be sure to check it out! Click here to listen to the interview. The post The Power of Super Fans (podcast interview) appeared first on Jake McKee - The Community Guy

2018 89

The Second Act: Community Guy Rises

Community Guy

I was the guy who bugged his friends and family at parties about the internet in the 90s. And when we sold Ant’s Eye View to PwC my ability to share openly and speak publicly was restricted. As I recovered and started to post on social media again, I started to share small tidbits about the heartbreak. Outside of a very small circle of friends and family, everyone in my online world was shocked. “I So I started sharing, really sharing on Facebook.

2018 89

The Second Act: Community Guy Rises

Community Guy

I was the guy who bugged his friends and family at parties about the internet in the 90s. And when we sold Ant’s Eye View to PwC my ability to share openly and speak publicly was restricted. As I recovered and started to post on social media again, I started to share small tidbits about the heartbreak. Outside of a very small circle of friends and family, everyone in my online world was shocked. “I So I started sharing, really sharing on Facebook.

2018 89

Evidence of a friendship

Mathemagenic

A friend from Moscow, who was coming to our house to celebrate my birthday with me was refused a visum. That’s probably easier to justify than spending a week in my house with signing at my birthday, baking bread, working in the garden and sharing the life that I live here.

2018 116

Several Short Sentences About… Bats

How to Save the World

They are highly social: They regroup in their roosts daily to be closer to ‘friends’, favour matrilineal relatives, demonstrate sharing and other altruistic behaviours, and rub noses as greetings and to confirm identities. fruit bat, from wikimedia.

2018 74

May I Ask a Question?

How to Save the World

M y friend Ben Collver recently loaned me a book called A More Beautiful Question , by Warren Berger, that arose from some ideas in Warren’s blog. Encourage people to articulate and share what they know and care about. Image from pixabay by Dean Moriarty, CC0.

2018 63

Homeschooling over time

Mathemagenic

Once the choice is made the need for acceptance and like-minded people becomes very strong: at the beginning the stress from explaining and defending “deviation from the norm” is very high and it helps a lot to be with people who share your views. Friends are found, choices made, routines are working. I keep on thinking how needs of a homeschooling family change over time. No data-based generalisations here, just observations.

2018 89

The Agnostic Game

How to Save the World

If you point out to a friend hallucinating because of a drug, or a drug withdrawal, or a mental illness, that from your perspective the terrible hallucination isn’t real, it just might help them cope a little bit better.

2018 54

Principles focused evaluation and racial equity

Chris Corrigan

This can be done by, for example, having Elders and traditional storytellers share important traditional stories of justice or relationship with project participants and then convening participants in a workshop to identify the values and principles that come through the teachings in these stories.

2018 83

On Gratefulness: A Self-Enquiry

How to Save the World

I am perceived by most who know me as generous, but that is likely because I recognize that most others’ accident of birth and circumstances have been much less fortuitous than mine, so I am conditioned to try to share some of my good fortune. And I enjoy the company of friends.

2018 46

Criticisms & Cures for Facilitating in Complexity

Full Circle Associates

My friend and colleague Eva Schiffer asked the most delightful question after I wrote about Facilitating in Complex Contexts. “How do you dive into and acknowledge complexity and then get s*&% done?” I’m finally circling back to share what I learned. ” I love that Eva framed this as a classic Wicked Question focusing on the AND versus either/or! … Continue reading Criticisms & Cures for Facilitating in Complexity. Source.

2018 40

Criticisms & Cures for Facilitating in Complexity

Full Circle Associates

My friend and colleague Eva Schiffer asked the most delightful question after I wrote about Facilitating in Complex Contexts. “How do you dive into and acknowledge complexity and then get s*&% done?” I’m finally circling back to share what I learned. ” I love that Eva framed this as a classic Wicked Question focusing on the AND versus either/or! … Continue reading Criticisms & Cures for Facilitating in Complexity. Source.

2018 40

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.

2018 46

Short time, World Cafe to the rescue

Chris Corrigan

Helping a friend with a design challenge today. Instead I advised him to use a World Cafe for reflection process to produce the elements of a shared vision. Tell them they have 20 minutes to share in their groups and discuss that question.

2018 51

Networking to Find Better Work

How to Save the World

Step 2: Map your Personal Contacts network (basically everyone you know that you have a significant current or past relationship and/or known shared interests with, “anyone who would readily take your phone call”).

2018 46

Tuesday Ryan-Hart’s work on power

Chris Corrigan

Here it is in its current form, The Shared Work Model , a gift of one Black woman’s lived experience, thoughtfully condensed and rolled into an offering specifically for our community of practice. And to remind us that we have a unique opportunity this community because we are also gracefully and beautifully “called in” by our friends and mates to notice how the bigger systems of which we are a part guide our own behaviours and patterns and address them.

2018 46

Unschooling myself: traces through time

Mathemagenic

Some of this stuff is pretty personal and I write about it in friends-only LJ, but there are enough “tips of the iceberg” visible here as well. Dealing with resistance and difficulties , September 2018. And I thought that I should start with myself and share a bit more of the “difficult” stuff that we have to deal with.

2019 89

Walking away from facebook

Chris Corrigan

There were a number of factors in that decision, and I’ll share what I learned and what I’m doing now. . It tailors your news feed using algorithms to only serve you a very small slice of your friends’ activity.

2019 95

Boston E20 Notes: Got Numbers? Community Metrics and Analysis

Portals and KM

We’ll go through some simple ways of creating valuable and easy to understand analyses, how to find something worthwhile in the massive data files, and ways of sharing your mathematical discoveries with others in easy and comprehensive manners.”. Jillian said numbers are your friends, but data analysts are needed. There will be 190,000 data analysts needed by 2018. How will I share my data?   Be sure to be able to share the raw data.

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