Improving SharePoint Lists – Roadmap 2018

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft used the recent SharePoint Conference to introduce numerous improvements to SharePoint lists scheduled for 2018. About one third of these are available now, with the reminder scheduled to be delivered by the end of December 2018.

2018 116

cRaggy 2018: design, feedback & reflections

Learning Alliances

This blog post describes the cRaggy event at the June 2, 2018 Cascadia R Conf , its design, the logic behind its design, feedback from participants and reflections on how such an event might be better in the future.

2018 130

Facebook Course in Sydney 2018 – Workshop With Laurel Papworth

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Curriculum for the Intermediate Facebook 2 Day Workshop in Sydney CBD 2018. Tickets for the Facebook Education Workshop in Sydney 2018. If you are interested in attending the March 2018 course please go to the Facebook Course information page.

2018 161

“Information Protection”

Michael Sampson - Currents

If you thought “collaboration” was a wiggly word with lots of definitions and places it could be used, you should try the phrase “information protection” on for size.

2018 116

Learning highlights: July-August 2018

Mathemagenic

It’s way into September now, but I still want to catch some of the highlights of July and August.

2018 116

Information Protection: The What

Michael Sampson - Currents

When thinking about information protection , one of the key questions is what: what specific information should be protected? Other information does need to be protected – for a variety of reasons (the why, which we’ll talk about more fully later).

2018 116

Information Theory and Uncertainty in Collaborative Teams

Michael Sampson - Currents

Information theory says that new information reduces uncertainty. That as more information is gathered, collected, captured, understood and refined, uncertainty is reduced to such an extent that certainty rules the day.

2018 127

Information Protection in Windows 10 and OneDrive

Michael Sampson - Currents

Every vendor struggles with the balance between releasing tools that enable productivity through information availability and protecting information from too much disclosure / availability. To information that is sensitive, confidential, or in need of special protections.

2018 116

Information Protection: The What – Office 365 DLP

Michael Sampson - Currents

As mentioned the other day , Microsoft uses two specific products to deal with the what of information protection: Office 365 DLP and Azure Information Protection. DLP will not prevent loss in all situations, unless there are other parts of the Information Protection portfolio in use.

2018 116

Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

In this video, posted for the fifth week of the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC , Stephen Downes makes the case for open education.

2018 225

Data, personal learning and learning analytics

Jenny Connected

Personal Learning vs Personalized Learning: What Needs to Happen Oct 24, 2018 Online Learning 2018, Toronto, Ontario, Contact North. AI in Education Symposium – Introduction : Oct 24, 2018 Arti?cial Conversation with Shelly Blake-Plock Oct 24, 2018 Week 1 of E-Learning 3.0

2018 194

Natural and non-natural information and smart niches

Taming the spaces

The distinction between natural and non-natural information is highlighted by Laurence Kirmayer, that on my opinion helps to define the smartness concept in modern artificially enhanced systems. Particularly smartness is created by a loop – from self-organised individuals’ meanings, values and actions the data are aggregated and patterned using algorithms to form collective knowledge, and […]. spaces affordance community niche

2018 100

Truth in a Post-Truth Age

Jenny Connected

We live, we keep being told, in a “post-truth” world, suffering an epidemic of “truth decay”, but we are not the first to fear information overload, disinformation and fake news. Some descriptions have consequences and some sources of information are more trustworthy.

2018 219

Edusemiotics, the Divided Brain and Connectivism

Jenny Connected

It is clear even from this brief introduction to edusemiotics, that whilst it does not explicitly inform McGilchrist’s The Master and his Emissary, it does share some similar thinking, principally in the idea that ‘knowledge is not acquired, as though it were a thing’.

2018 217

Consensus and community in the distributed web

Jenny Connected

Consensus is no mean feat, but is essential if we are to counteract the influence of ‘bad actors’ who distribute false information and fake news. A critical mass of society must check and agree on what information we can trust or not trust. The topic for this week in the E-Learning 3.0

2018 166

Great meeting and art? Try Graphic Facilitation

Michelle Laurie

How might those who plan and attend meetings make the most of this information? I’m offering a workshop July 9-10, 2018 in BC, Canada – please join me! Lovely facilitator drawing by Nancy White, graphic facilitator extraordinaire.

Talking about dying

Jenny Connected

The problem is that if you have never experienced the death of someone you love (or indeed anyone) before, unless you make an effort to become informed before the event, which seems to be generally regarded as morbid, then you can only learn through hindsight.

2018 177

E-Learning 3.0 : some initial thoughts

Jenny Connected

This seems such an important point for education and for this to be able to function, as informed citizens, we will need some fundamental critical literacies, which he suggests are: Syntax – the ability to recognise patterns.

2018 174

Understanding ‘Betweenness’ – seeing beyond the parts

Jenny Connected

Further information about Matthias Melcher’s Think Tool. In a previous post , I began to explore and share my understanding of what Iain McGilchrist has written about and means by ‘betweenness’ as a way of being in the world.

2018 174

The Quantified, Qualified and Connected Self

Jenny Connected

I was dismayed when searching for information on the Quantified Self to find reference to the Quantified Baby. This week the topic on the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC has been Identity. We have tried to answer questions such as: How do we know who someone is?

2018 148

Community network mapping: just get going!

Making CommunitySense

Don’t try to map all bits and pieces of information. Mapping a community network is an art as much as a science.

2018 219

E-Learning 3.0: Cloud Computing

Jenny Connected

Storing your information on OneDrive, SharePoint, or an email server is much different from keeping that data on a desktop hard drive or a USB stick. Conversation With Tony Hirst Oct 31, 2018 video We covered server virtualization with an in-depth look at using Docker to launch full web applications in just a few moments, and then looked at embedded programs in Jupyter notebooks, tying it all together with a discussion of how these might be used in the future.

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A Conversation about Community in the Distributed web

Jenny Connected

It’s easier to build and work on a centralised platform, but as Stephen pointed out, we are already living in a world where information is distributed. This image created by Kevin Hodgson , a participant in the E-Learning 3.0

2018 148

Facebook Eavesdropping Patent and Congress Questions

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The senators got their day in court with Zuck but they didn’t seem very well informed. The server compares the waveforms to a database of stored waveform fingerprints, and upon finding a match, pushes content or other information to the client device.

2018 203

Trust, Truth, Consensus and Community on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

But there is a reason for Stephen’s focus on community this week, which seems to be that working on the distributed web requires consensus; consensus to agree on what information can be trusted to be true. The seventh topic in the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC has been Community.

2018 148

New publication – A Community Network Ontology for Participatory Collaboration Mapping: Towards Collective Impact

Making CommunitySense

de Moor (2018). A Community Network Ontology for Participatory Collaboration Mapping: Towards Collective Impact , Information 2018, 9 (7) : 151.

2018 130

E-Learning 3.0 : Identity Graphs

Jenny Connected

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. Is he asking about ‘source of truth’ as defined in information systems?

2018 148

Identity graphs as a ‘source of truth’

Jenny Connected

Where does the information come from? Week 4 on Identity in Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 MOOC has come to an end. It was another very interesting week. Stephen has summed up the week with a video and a paper, both of which I will link to in this post. They deserve to be widely distributed.

2018 148

E-Learning 3.0: The Human versus the Machine

Jenny Connected

My response to this (again informed by McGilchrist) is that a human being is able to relate to something ‘Other’ than itself that exist apart from us, beyond ourselves and may be ‘new’ or to some degree ‘unknown’. (A

2018 148

12 Rules for Life

Jenny Connected

At one point a young man tried to get on the stage, seemingly to share some information that he had found on his mobile phone about a reference that Peterson had trouble remembering.

2018 148

Badges are not sufficient

Jenny Connected

And then there is the question of what information is being gathered, and, as Stephen asks ‘How do we know what someone has learned?’ This week Stephen invited Viplav Baxi to join him in a discussion about this week’s topic – Recognition – for the E-Learning 3.0

2018 139

Curbing Crap From Your Mental Diet

Evolving Web

Putin used our naïve social media systems with their touted “social graphs” and alleged algorithms and realized it was information overload that could be easily, trivially, exploited. It takes 72 hours to fix your feed. Your Facebook feed feeds your brain.

2018 173

Computing on R

Learning Alliances

It’s actually a global organism that grows information : insights, discussions, work methods, human relationships, and open questions as well as a massive amount of software and all the resources that document or support it. R is not just software.

2018 169

Thinking of knowledge as a graph

Jenny Connected

This informs not only what we learn, but how we learn. A key affordance of Matthias’ Think Tool is that it is easy to ‘grow’ the map, adding nodes and links, and storing information about them, as this growth occurs. This informs not only what we learn, but how we learn.

2018 139

Some Thoughts on Identity

Jenny Connected

The topic for Week 4 of Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 MOOC is Identity. The focus of this topic is on digital identity – exploring questions such as: ‘How do we know who someone is?’, ‘How do we project ourselves on the internet?’ How can we be safe and secure?’.

E-Learning 3.0: Conversation with Ben Werdmuller

Jenny Connected

For Ben, not all information should be open. A lot of information is sensitive. The guest for this third week of Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 MOOC was Ben Werdmuller. I took a screenshot from the Hangout, because he has such a winning smile. Just what you need for a difficult topic!

2018 139

Medtainment: Creating Voice in Social Media – Medical and Health

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The thumbnail does him no justice but he’s very watchable, informative and the videos are lightly but well edited. When I am working with Doctors and Hospitals, they want their content to be written in an authoritative medical voice – fact based, evidence based, boring.

2018 142

My experiences of the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC to date

Jenny Connected

Although there is a course site, where information relating to the course is aggregated, participants have been encouraged to engage from their blogs. Twitter is useful for quick access to information, but I rarely use it for discussion. First a bit of background. The task for this week in the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC is related to the topic of Community in the distributed web.

2018 127

How to Create Live Maps of Conference Connections

Partnering Resources

They went in and checked and there it was, so, they started to fill in their information. During that time, people still were updating their information. In the third hour [of the workshop], I gave them one more invitation to update their information in sumApp.

2018 138

Nudges in MyAnalytics

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft is adding small coaching nudges to Outlook – on the Web shortly, in Outlook for Windows during 2018, and perhaps sometime for Outlook on Mac, iOS and Android. They help inform and guide you in making effective email and meeting decisions.

2018 116

Living in an Algorithmic World

Jenny Connected

Two recent conferences, re:publica 18 in Berlin (May 2-4) and Theorising the Web 2018 in New York (April 27 th /28 th ) have featured the influence of algorithms on today’s world. Machine learning systems are set up to discriminate, to segment information and create clusters.

2018 130

Staff Persona Avatars: Social Media, Big Data and Employer Branding

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Head further down the post to CrystalKnows for more information. Would you use big data tools that analyse social media to identify your perfect job and ditch unsuitale jobs?

2018 157

HR and #BigData – How LinkedIn Uses Data Research for Recruitment

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Microsoft said they bought LinkedIn for the data – such an interesting video on how LinkedIn intends to use the information we provide. HR and Big Data – How LinkedIn Uses Data Research.

2018 136