Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

On the distributed web, new file-sharing systems, such as the Interplanetary File System (IPFS), do not rely on internet addresses to locate content. and went on to say that we need a really easy interface, that is more user-friendly. Inter Planetary File System.

2018 225

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

Jenny Connected

Due: Nov 23, 2018. In his post he writes: The first task I set about was downloading and installing the go-ipfs distribution implementation of the Inter-Planetary File System (IPFS). Nov 22, 2018 video. Nov 22, 2018 video. Nov 22, 2018 video. Nov 22, 2018 video.

2018 139

Visiting Rome with a Wheelchair User

Jenny Connected

The bedroom must be big enough for a wheelchair and the bathroom must be wheelchair friendly. In particular the corridors were very narrow, the lift was tiny, the bar was up some steps, and our bathroom was right on the edge of being wheelchair friendly.

2018 182

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

2018 170

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 ).

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

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

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

How to use Net-Map in Monitoring and Evaluation

Net-Map Toolbox

Are you wondering how innovations spread through a given social system? Don’t just hang out with your friends and group-think. Are you planning or implementing complex projects, that aim at social change?

2018 116

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

Joitske Hulsebosch

We talked about the storm on Thursday which caused the complete halt of the train system in the Netherlands. 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.

2018 130

Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

It’s an extraordinarily complex, self-sustaining system, and it’s way out of our control. Gender roles as disfiguring as foot-binding, the moribund and vampiric two-party system, the savage theology of capitalism — rip it all to the ground.

2018 46

Sightedness: What Can You See?

Michael Sampson - Currents

A friend invites you to a party on Saturday night. The reticular activating system. You get yourself ready and turn up at the appointed time, entering a brightly lit, resplendently decorated party hall filled with people chatting in small groups while an orchestra plays a selection of the best classical music. As you enter the room, what do you observe? What do you see? I think that you see what you’ve been trained to see.

2018 89

November in review: transitions

Mathemagenic

As the kids of our homeschooling friends grow there are new priorities and a need to find a new balance between adults and kids in the group. One line of it is exploring my personal and professional histories from a perspective of 12 archetypes system of Carol S. November turned to be a strange month. I went to Moscow for a week, without the kids and, for a first time in many years, without a real to do list. It was good to recharge, reconnect and reconsider.

2018 89

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?” change collaboration complexity Liberating Structures systems” I love that Eva framed this as a classic Wicked Question focusing on the AND versus either/or! I’m finally circling back to share what I learned.

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?” change collaboration complexity Liberating Structures systems” I love that Eva framed this as a classic Wicked Question focusing on the AND versus either/or! I’m finally circling back to share what I learned.

2018 40

Principles focused evaluation and racial equity

Chris Corrigan

In complex adaptive systems and problems, outcomes are impossible to predict and the ways forward need to be discovered. It is a powerful attractor in a system. Interventions in complex systems rely on the skillful use of constraints.

2018 83

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

Risky Business

How to Save the World

It will take another Shell or Exxon disaster to get this, and the larger issue of the utter befouling of marine systems worldwide and its effect on marine life (including seafood we eat), back on the list. Apparently in Davos, technology is still our friend.

2018 69

The Agnostic Game

How to Save the World

It built on earlier research into the nature of self-organizing systems. This later evolved into theories about complex adaptive systems, including Gaia Theory.

2018 54

Letter of Termination

How to Save the World

Neo-Liberal Education Services LLC: The officers and “ministers” of this organization have created a massive and dysfunctional centralized system that has neglected our young people and forced many of them into indentured servitude to your other member organizations. We are abolishing the entire system. image from Fill at Pixabay CC0.

2018 63

Tuesday Ryan-Hart’s work on power

Chris Corrigan

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

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.

2018 50

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

Chris Corrigan

Likewise on the corporate side a singular focus on shareholder return and the pursuit of capital friendly jurisdictions with low tax rates and low wages means that corporations can reap economic benefits without any responsibility for the social effects of their policy influence. Most of my work lies with the organizations of what Henry Mintzberg calls “The plural sector.”

2018 42

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

Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

How does one ‘deal’ with the simultaneous collapse of so many systems upon which so many of us now utterly depend? Will the Crash of 2018 Be the First Stage of Civilization’s Collapse?: This is what large-scale system failure looks like.

2017 60