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Home About Archives Driving innovation in a digital world Feeds: Posts Comments In a virtual world, what do we mean by “Community&# ? Today, social media dramatically improves on that capability, serving to amplify, accelerate, and even multi-thread interactions.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

May 17, 2008 Saturday Links for the Week -- May 17, 2008 All Over But the Shouting: A new and exhaustive joint scientific study shows that species biodiversity on Earth has plummeted almost a third in the past 35 years , and the pace of extinction is accelerating. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health.

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Truth in a Post-Truth Age

Jenny Connected

Bacon thus anticipated the science of semantics. In the mid 20th century America’s immersion in fantasy accelerated with the arrival of Disneyland and TV which enhanced the unreal and make-believe.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

May 28, 2008 Science as Ideology, and the Environment as a Charity Case A lthough it has recently disgraced itself by promoting hate propaganda, CBC radios Ideas series stilloccasionally comes up with some thought-provoking programs. And science is, afterall, just theories, models, approximations and representations ofreality, that are interesting and, sometimes, useful. Category: Science 11:32:30 PM trackback [] comment [] © Copyright 2008Dave Pollard.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

February 2, 2008 Saturday Links of the Week -- February 2, 2008 T hree weeks backlog of links, so Ill keep it short: Art, Science, Literature, Philosophy: My essay on Miniature Truths has been published in BoyBedlam Review. Polar ice melt is accelerating at a rate that surprises even climate scientists. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies.

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The Liquid Network: Where Good Ideas Come From

Elsua

Do you happen to have about 18 minutes of your precious busy time, just before you get things going with your weekend (after a hard long week at work) to spare to go ahead and watch one of those TED Talks that will surely keep you thinking for a while on what true innovation is all about? You do?

2010 193

Falling Off the Edge

How to Save the World

Science has been used to support the conceit that humans are unlike all other animals in their ability to understand the world. Science cannot be used to reshape humankind in a more rational mould. drawing by hugh macleod at gapingvoid.

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Collaborative Thinking: Apple snags 14 percent of US-based PC retail sales in February

Collaborative Thinking

With the amazing virtualization of Windows with Paralells and VMWare fusion you get the best of both worlds. The other day I set up Paralells for the first time and migrated a locked down corporate Windows labtop to a virtual image with about 20 minutes of labor on my part. I think as more young people and techies get Macs the pace of adoption will accelerate.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Community

It has been ten years since I wrote Net Gain and many people have asked me what my current view is on the economic opportunities associated with virtual communities. It provided me with a long awaited opportunity to re-visit in a public forum the topic of virtual communities.

2007 77

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Here Comes ItalianPod

Ken Carroll

Any change to the curriculum that involves more than one course is virtually impossible in a modern research university. In my own area, science, this means we are stuck with an antiquated curriculum that dates back ~50 years. Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

Links of the Month: January 29, 2015

How to Save the World

T he enormous cognitive dissonance between our growing awareness of our civilization’s accelerating collapse, and the ‘news’ in the media and the subjects of most public discourse, continues to baffle me.

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How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

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HR Magazine - Exclusive: Google research heralds arrival of the human systems director

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

As collaboration and innovation accelerate, thanks to new enabling technologies, elements of the HR and IT functions will integrate and HR and IT roles will shift as they adjust to the ideas economy. The HR director and IT director will have to come together," believes Carsten Sørensen, senior lecturer in information systems and innovation at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Features. HR TV. Blogs. About. Contact. HR Most Influential.

2011 34

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

The trends are: Accelerating change Increasing complexity of information Growth of social technology I explained what each of those means in the post, and added some nice graphics too. It also includes the virtual objects – the services that we provide each other, the money we exchange, our voices talking to one another over Skype, and every other intangible thing. Enter accelerating change. It’s accelerating at an accelerating rate.

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Twelve best practices for online customer communities | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

John Tropea - Delicious Community

While this can be a risky proposition — garnering an active community of users successfully is still more art than science at the moment — the rewards are increasingly clear for those that are successful. On CBSSports.com: Hottie Hall Of Fame ?

The Ideology of Growth

How to Save the World

In North America, 60-75% of science program graduates are immigrants. Our debt levels (expenditures over income, consumption over production, use and loss of resources over restoration and regeneration), debt levels in our personal and corporate and government accounts, debts at the expense of our environment and future generations, are at unprecedented levels and accelerating out of control. BLOG The Ideology of Growth.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Here are what I think were the twelve most important areas of expert consensus about the next pandemic: Most people cannot be expected to plan ahead or prepare for it: It is not in our nature to plan for eventualities until and unless weare convinced they are virtually certain and imminent. Category: Science and Health 6:46:41 PM trackback [] comment [] © Copyright 2007Dave Pollard. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health.

2007 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Here are what I think were the twelve most important areas of expert consensus about the next pandemic: Most people cannot be expected to plan ahead or prepare for it: It is not in our nature to plan for eventualities until and unless weare convinced they are virtually certain and imminent. Category: Science and Health 6:46:41 PM trackback [] comment [] © Copyright 2007Dave Pollard. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health.

2007 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Whatwould be interesting would be to project it forward, assuming ahundred-fold or thousand-fold acceleration of rate of change. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies.

2008 46

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Human existence, already grim in much of the world, will become grimmer, then desperate, and the expansion of regions where humans cannot live will accelerate. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies.

2008 46

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In a recent speech ,a former premier says Alberta will have to go to the Supreme Court todefend the oil industrys right to pollute when it accelerates tarsands development next year, because the environmental damage will belike nothing Canada has ever seen or imagined. The list of products connectedto chronic diseases runs the gamut of virtually everything we have inour homes and offices, including substantially all man-made chemicalsand plastics.

2007 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In a recent speech ,a former premier says Alberta will have to go to the Supreme Court todefend the oil industrys right to pollute when it accelerates tarsands development next year, because the environmental damage will belike nothing Canada has ever seen or imagined. The list of products connectedto chronic diseases runs the gamut of virtually everything we have inour homes and offices, including substantially all man-made chemicalsand plastics.

2007 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Reuters Salon.com Science Daily Science News SomethingToBeDesired TorStar Trader Mike Watching America Who Owns What CJR World Science. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

2007 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

The disparity isexpected to increase, and accelerate. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Reuters Salon.com Science Daily Science News SomethingToBeDesired TorStar Trader Mike Watching America Who Owns What CJR World Science.

2007 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

This economic improvement for 1-5% has come at anastronomical environmental cost, a massive increase in pollution andwaste, the desolation of much of the Earth, surpassing the climatechange tipping point, increasing global indebtedness to staggeringproportions, pushing us over the edge to the End of Oil and Water,ruining ecosystems in much of the world and accelerating ten-fold thebiodiversity loss that heralds the sixth Great Extinction in theplanets recorded history.

2008 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

This economic improvement for 1-5% has come at anastronomical environmental cost, a massive increase in pollution andwaste, the desolation of much of the Earth, surpassing the climatechange tipping point, increasing global indebtedness to staggeringproportions, pushing us over the edge to the End of Oil and Water,ruining ecosystems in much of the world and accelerating ten-fold thebiodiversity loss that heralds the sixth Great Extinction in theplanets recorded history.

2008 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Given the accelerating footprint of the averagehuman on the planet, in every nation, none of us can imagine what aworld with 14 billion humans would -- will -- be like. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

2007 35

LiNE Zine - Linking, Lurking, Listening and Learning

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Organization Science, 1991. 80) — there are virtual communities of interest. extend your reach so some of the time you’re physically present, some of the time you’re virtually present and so on. overlay the virtual (i.e., textured social learning that comes from shared physical experiences, but now can be augmented by a diverse set of virtual experiences. In the virtual. in the virtual world, you have information that has a social life.

2008 28

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Meanwhile, as globalwarming starts an accelerated melt of the arctic permafrost ,and Northern towns are wracked by crisis, guess what the governmentsprepared to do to help these mini-New Orleans disaster areas? Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health.

2007 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

As Liz Kolbert reports in the New Yorker thisweek, string theory, the wildly convoluted and complex theory requiring11 dimensions, is on the line when the hugely expensive new EuropeanCERN accelerator tries once again to prove the existence ofhypothesized particles. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health.

2007 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Those in the light green bands are scrambling frantically tograb the steering wheel, the brakes, the accelerator, trying to get itback under control, yelling at the rest of us to " Do something!". It is already well underway, and accelerating at arate we are only just beginning to realize. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies.

2007 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

And, just as astonishingly, so doesBushs 2004 win, and the terrifying prospect that Republicanarch-conservatives could be poised to establish a dynasty in the USthat will accelerate the Cheney-Bush regimes project for endless war,bankrupting and dismantling government, and ending the separation ofchurch and state, and which will last until that countrys final,ghastly unraveling occurs (Im betting that will happen later thiscentury).

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

And, just as astonishingly, so doesBushs 2004 win, and the terrifying prospect that Republicanarch-conservatives could be poised to establish a dynasty in the USthat will accelerate the Cheney-Bush regimes project for endless war,bankrupting and dismantling government, and ending the separation ofchurch and state, and which will last until that countrys final,ghastly unraveling occurs (Im betting that will happen later thiscentury).

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Here are some of the data I would show them: Large corporations have, for years, been eliminating more jobs than they have created, and this trend is accelerating. Virtually all the new jobs that will be created in the next decade (all by small to medium sized employers)will be low-paying clerical, administrative, and retail sales andservice jobs. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies.

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A Conversation

How to Save the World

I said sarcastically, "the two pawns are accelerating apart! Delightful fantasy," he'd laughed, "but utterly, staggeringly ignorant of the science of astrophysics. Virtual theorists run amok. BLOG A Conversation. M y friend Dussault always said of people like me "a generalist is someone who doesn't know enough about anything to know enough about anything." He was a believer in becoming expert at something, anything. -- the very best in the world.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Our extravagant, unsustainable economy depends onwasteful, accelerating, mindless consumption, so realizing thesealternative choices can take some thought, some time, and someresearch. Communication and information media: The Internet, more for virtual presence and connectivity than forcontent. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies.

2008 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Changes are occurring much faster than they predicted even acouple of years ago, and accelerating. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

2008 35

IBM SJ 46-4 | A model for CIO-led innovation

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

3 The goal is to accelerate the adoption of internal innovations by providing a proving ground and a means to quantify the business value of innovations. While innovation often assumes inspiration, it can be accelerated and amplified with an accepted process of collaboration and selection leading to investment. Blogs, wikis, virtual worlds, and Web seminars are popular, too.

2007 28

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Idlove to talk to U PEI and recommend they set up something like UTS(University of Toronto Schools) and say to kids in middle school(because its in middle school -- junior high -- where we lose them) --Id like to talk about early education in a second -- But if U PEIcould say "If you really want to have an accelerated path weve got theschool for you. Lets look at science. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health.

2007 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

The continuation and rapacity of our industrial economy,and the continuing exponential growth of human numbers, depend utterlyon this disconnection, in lands that have been stripped of everythingthat made them natural places, and expecially our cities (including thesuburbs, the exurbs, and the monoculture farm hinterlands that sprawloutwards at an ever-accelerating rate, until only the deserts, thearctic, the mountain tundra and other natural wastelands unfit forhuman habitation are left.

2007 35

The tension in collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Consequently, our applied technology, science and economics have trivialized our lives and sterilized our spiritual sense of being. “An Four Groups Blog 24/8/2008 The Tension in Collaboration Summary There is a tension at the heart of our efforts to collaborate.

2008 40

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

There are ways to accelerate learning about this.But it takes time and experience to figure this out. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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