Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

For example, she offers simple-to-prepare vegan recipes that hit all of Michael’s “daily dozen” And if you’re in the mood for Southern vegan cooking with a little spice, another smart vegan chef on YouTube, Jenné Claiborne, offers tips for going (truly) vegan painlessly.

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Visiting Rome with a Wheelchair User

Jenny Connected

Even if you tip the chair backwards, so that it is only travelling on the two back wheels (which is the only way to get across cobbles without rattling the wheelchair occupant right out of the chair), there are so many difficult surfaces in Rome that this could not be sustained for very long.

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Community network mapping: just get going!

Making CommunitySense

Tips & tricks to get started. Mapping a community network is an art as much as a science. Solid methodology is important for professional purposes, of course (see for heavy-duty mapping processes the CommunitySensor methodology for participatory community network mapping).

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Learning to be creative on and off the distributed web

Jenny Connected, Dec 20, 2018. Good advice that could be applied not only to art but to anything (substitute ‘research scientist’ for ‘artist’ and you get the same useful tips): “How do you get from there to making real art, great art?

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How to stimulate creativity in online teams: A 100% online process to design a blended learning trajectory

Joitske Hulsebosch

And a very practical tip: make sure you can go offline for a short while after the sessions. Joehoe! I am very proud of the result of three creative online sessions, resulting in a blended design. Sibrenne and I have just completed a design process for a blended trajectory with WWF.

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My takeaways from OEB18: communities, AI and 3D-smarts and some very practical stuff

Joitske Hulsebosch

Thanks to Wilfred Rubens for pointing me to this conference and tips to navigate the conference. For the first time in my life I went to the OEB learning technologies conference in Berlin. It was a great conference. I did not feel tired Friday at 18.00

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Recovering from NotPetya – the DLA Piper Story

Michael Sampson - Currents

It caused significant damage to its global IT infrastructure (hat tip, ITNews): – every data centre and Windows-based server was impacted. DLA Piper , a global law firm with a presence in more than 40 countries, was hit with the NotPetya ransomware attack in June 2017.

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How is learning organized in a self-managed organization?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Do you have any tips for books that I definitely need to read this year? Every month I read a management book. I am very curious about learning in self-managing organizations. How is this organized? Is self-management also self-directed learning? In April, therefore, I have read the much talked-about book by Frederic Laloux about new ways of organizing ( reinventing organizations ).

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Lessons on learning analytics from a taxi driver

Joitske Hulsebosch

Tip is therefore to make learning analytics understandable for learners themselves. I've been on a surprise strip. You book a trip for three day but without having a clear where you are going to. Very exciting!

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BlackBerry KEY2

Michael Sampson - Currents

BlackBerry introduced its new smartphone, with a physical keyboard (hat tip, Vowe ). I have fond memories of my BlackBerry days, and there are still activities that I did with my BlackBerry Bold – such as live blogging conference talks – that I have never tried with an iPhone.

Bookreviews Kevin Kelly: mind artificial intelligence, attention and quantified self

Joitske Hulsebosch

Now that I think about it: I get most of the book tips via my Twitter network. I read two books by Kevin Kelly about technology, one on my kindle and one on paper (not the same book by the way :). The first was What technology wants ; the second the Inevitable. I found both through Twitter.

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How to Create Live Maps of Conference Connections

Partnering Resources

I have to give the tip of the hat to you, because what went well was the amazing amount of support you gave. Have you ever been frustrated trying to find the person you needed at a busy conference? I recently use a new tool called sumApp to map conference connections in real time.

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And So It Begins … By Shutting the Gate

Michael Sampson - Currents

That’s one way to deal with the requirements of GDPR (hat tip, BBC): A number of high-profile US news websites are temporarily unavailable in Europe after new European Union rules on data protection came into effect. The Chicago Times and LA Times were among those posting messages saying they were currently unavailable in most European countries. snip). Lee Enterprises publishes 46 daily newspapers across 21 states. Its statement read: “We’re sorry.

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Cultural Isomorphism

How to Save the World

New Yorker cover by Charles E Martin from September 11, 1971.

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Unschooling myself: traces through time


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. Something I find amazing every time I experience it – how unschooling as an educational choice for the kids turns to be a personal learning trajectory for us, as parents.

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