Visiting Rome with a Wheelchair User

Jenny Connected

Right up to the day before leaving we kept changing our minds about which wheelchair to take – should it be the fold-up one that would go in a taxi and was light to push, or should it be a heavier unfolding wheelchair with a bike attachment (tracker – as in photo)?

2018 182

Learning to be creative on and off the distributed web

Jenny Connected

stephen@downes.ca, Dec 20, 2018. Thinking like an artist means being porous, pushing past, and playing. Backwaters, Kerala (* see note below). Although the final week of the E-Learning 3.0 course is almost over, I haven’t yet finished thinking about the penultimate week on Experience.

2018 148

Creativity and experience on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

Ken Robinson who chaired the publication of this document has been pushing for more creativity in the curriculum ever since. The topic for the penultimate week in the E-Learning 3.0

2018 148

Facebook Eavesdropping Patent and Congress Questions

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

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

Four Things to Remember When "Planning"

Evolving Web

it is PDSA with a slightly better push towards small batch thinking. . In 1989 I received my degree in Urban Planning. I have studied how to make plans. In 2007 I received my certification to be part of the American Institute of Certified Planners.

2018 194

What is Working? A Question of Discovery

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of the questions to ask when evaluating a current work activity or process (at whatever level you engage with that – e.g., business model, system) is what is working? What is going well?

2018 142

Creativity – Playing with Possibilities

Michael Sampson - Currents

A pushing of the known to create the different. Creativity. Playing with possibilities. A playfulness with constraints. Re-Imagining Effective Work

2018 116

Improving Things for Knowledge and Information Workers

Michael Sampson - Currents

But open offices, social media, enterprise social tools, apps with relentless notifications, group chat tools and more … have pushed the modern worker too far into the realm of collaboration. Knowledge and information workers don’t produce physical product.

2018 116

Thinking with SAMR – SharePoint News Changes

Michael Sampson - Currents

During the keynote from the SharePoint Conference 2018 in Las Vegas yesterday, Microsoft made several announcements of new goodness coming to SharePoint.

2018 116

Four Things to Remember When "Planning"

Evolving Web

it is PDSA with a slightly better push towards small batch thinking. . In 1989 I received my degree in Urban Planning. I have studied how to make plans. In 2007 I received my certification to be part of the American Institute of Certified Planners.

2018 130

Maintain and Step Up

Michael Sampson - Currents

There is no sense of pushing beyond a pre-determined level though; maintenance is about prior levels, not new future possibilities. Again, there’s no sense of pushing forward.

2018 116

#XED is Essential for #DEX

Michael Sampson - Currents

Which means becoming better at focusing on priorities, concentrating on your core work, minimising busy work, and pushing forward on the mission of the organisation, not playing petty games or delivering a half-hearted performance.

2018 116

Backlash Against Group Chat

Michael Sampson - Currents

Conversations can quickly be commandeered by the noisy, quick-witted, and verbose members of the team, which when pushed to the extreme, can become workplace bullying and harassment.

Chat 116

The Second Act: Community Guy Rises

Community Guy

I still think we could have done better, and need to continue pushing to improve this online community/social/whatever thing. Hello. I’m Jake, the Community Guy. You may not recognize me… I know it’s been a while. Or you have never heard of me, since I’ve been a bit of a recluse lately. But I’m the guy who loves online community and has spent the better part of my career trying to bring community engagement to life in the most impactful, world changing ways possible.

2018 89

The Second Act: Community Guy Rises

Community Guy

I still think we could have done better, and need to continue pushing to improve this online community/social/whatever thing. Hello. I’m Jake, the Community Guy. You may not recognize me… I know it’s been a while. Or you have never heard of me, since I’ve been a bit of a recluse lately. But I’m the guy who loves online community and has spent the better part of my career trying to bring community engagement to life in the most impactful, world changing ways possible.

2018 89

Cultural Acedia: When We Can No Longer Care

How to Save the World

Photo: Luke MacGregor for Bloomberg.

2018 74

The Price of Oil

How to Save the World

And they have also pushed the price of oil up to near $70/bbl for the first time in several years. Over-exuberance had enabled speculators to push the price of everything up to ridiculous levels, and oil was not spared.

2018 64

On the Shoulders of Giants

How to Save the World

I’m guessing they knew they’d pushed their readers to their limits, and they wanted to hold on to what they’d conveyed, radical as it was 20 years ago when they wrote it. This is the third and final story in a trilogy about a father and daughter.

2018 46

If space is a becoming what kind of spaces do we need for learning?

Jenny Connected

So like Caroline Haythornthwaite , Sian was pushing us to think about networked learning in a different way, with a specific focus on ‘space’. The second keynote at the Networked Learning Conference 2016 was presented by Sian Bayne.

2016 164