Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Like the friends of Godot, I am waiting, hopelessly, for the impossible. Even large media organizations can be cowed by threats of legal action by many successful cults’ armies of lawyers. Na Pali coast, Kaua’i — photo by me, taken two weeks ago.

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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. The topic for the penultimate week in the E-Learning 3.0

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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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Smartphones use outside work hours cause exhaustion: the case against mobile learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

In this study 69 smartphone users completed a dairy questionnaire for 5 successive working days. You can only do one thing at the time, hence engaging in smartphone activities often implies not being their with your attention for your family or friends.

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Risky Business

How to Save the World

My guess would be that leaders, such as the attendees at Davos, have been sufficiently successful in their PR propaganda campaign to convince the rest of the population that their illness, and their poverty (and hence inability to pay for even minimal chronic health care) is somehow their own fault.

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

How to Save the World

Hearing follows a bit later, so that the infant will immediately be able to recognize voices as mother, friend or stranger, not as words, but as tones — safe or dangerous, reassuring or alarming — and react accordingly.

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On Gratefulness: A Self-Enquiry

How to Save the World

But the success rate is apparently abysmal, and it often doesn’t last. And I enjoy the company of friends. photo by geralt at pixabay CC0.

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Boston E20 Notes: Got Numbers? Community Metrics and Analysis

Portals and KM

As a member of marketing, communications, support, or whoever the community is run by, you’re probably accustom to being asked for a variety of metrics and ways to prove success, profitability, and efficiency. Jillian said numbers are your friends, but data analysts are needed. There will be 190,000 data analysts needed by 2018. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston. Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes.

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