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The New Boston Museum of Fine Arts

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Boston's MFA has a new wing devoted to American art which has also opened up room in the rest of the place for other art. Wing is a weird name for this addition as it is embedded in the foot print of the museum but a picture of glass and light as you can see below.

Highlights of The Build Network Conference in Boston

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“Make Change Stick” at Boston Build, 6/2013. Highlights of The Build Network Conference in Boston is an original post from Maya Townsend , founder and lead consultant: Partnering Resources - Align. Graphic: dpict info.

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Complete Listing of My 2011 Enterprise 2.0 Boston Conference Notes

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Conference in Boston so I could remember what I experienced. Views from the Top of Boston. Here is the complete series of notes I took on the 2011 Enterprise 2.0 These are close to real time so I have an excuse for typos this time. It was a great event and opportunity to see old friends, see some virtual friends for the first time in person, and make new friends. Here are the notes I posted over the four days of the event. I hope you find them useful. My 2011 Enterprise 2.0

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Boston E20 Notes: Social as a Layer, Not a Place: Are We There Yet?

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conference in Boston. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes. This is another of my notes for this year. There will be more to follow. I attended session - Social as a Layer, Not a Place: Are We There Yet? " " led by The Kashyap Kompella, Analyst, Real Story Group.

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Boston E20 Notes: Inventing Management 2.0

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conference in Boston. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes. This is another of my notes for this year. There will be more to follow. I attended panel session - Inventing Management 2.0: Radical Yet Practical Insights to Becoming a True "Social Enterprise" led by The Management Innovation eXchange (MIX).

Images of Boston Winter 2011

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These start off with two pictures of the winter sunrise over the Boston skyline and then proceed to the snow we endured.  We had a lot of snow this winter and here are some images.

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Boston E20 Notes: Designing Social Applications

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conference in Boston. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes. This is another of my notes for this year. There will be more to follow. I attended session - Designing Social Applications " a panel session led by David F. Carr, Editor, The BrainYard.

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Boston E20 Notes: Organization Next Workshop: Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and "Play"

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conference in Boston. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes - This is the first set of notes. There will be many more to follow. I attended workshop hosted by Mike Gotta - Organization Next: Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and "Play"   Mike is now Senior Technical Solution Manager for Enterprise Social Software, Cisco. I attended another workshop he did in 2009 - Reality 2.0:

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Boston E20 Notes: Building a Unified Communications and Collaboration Roadmap

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conference in Boston. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes - This is another of my notes. There will be more to follow.

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Boston E20 Notes: The Post-2.0 Era: Social in the Context of My Work

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conference in Boston. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes. This is another of my notes for this year. There will be more to follow. I attended session - The Post-2.0 Era: Social in the Context of My Work led by Larry Cannell, Research Director, Gartner Inc.

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Boston E20 Notes: Building an Online Community from Strategy, Planning, and Launch to Effective Engagement and Adoption

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conference in Boston. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes. This is another of my notes from this year. There will be more to follow.

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Our Enterprise 2.0 Boston 2011 Submission: Enterprise Awareness and Weak Signal Sensing

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Thierry Hubert and I have submitted a proposal for a session in the  Boston Enterprise 2.0 2011 conference  based on the ideas in this post. Here is  the link to our submission. If you like what we are saying here please take and look and comment and vote for us. Thanks.    Weak Signal Sensing is the ability to detect anomalies and other valuable bits within complex arrays of information.

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Boston E20 Notes: Got Numbers? Community Metrics and Analysis

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conference in Boston. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes. This is another of my notes for this year. There will be more to follow. I attended session - Got Numbers? Community Metrics and Analysis led by Jillian Bejtlich, Community Manager, Autodesk.

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Boston E20 Notes: The Iceberg Effect of Community Management

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conference in Boston. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes. This is another of my notes for this year. There will be more to follow. I attended session - The Iceberg Effect of Community Management led by Rachel Happe, Principal, The Community Roundtable and Jason Quesada, Digital Media Marketing Manager, UBM TechWeb. Here is the session description: “Do you know what community managers really do?

Boston: "The engaged city"

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My friend and colleague, Catherine Shinners , blogged from the E2 Conference here in Boston last week, and captured these very interesting details about the City of Boston's e-efforts. Boston Police Department having 48 million impressions that week. Boston Social media

Beautiful Boston

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It was spectacularly beautiful in Boston yesterday, the soft fuzz of early spring turned lush by the 90 degree temperatures of the day before. Tags: Boston Gardening Nature

Best fried chicken in Boston? Try Back Bay Station

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And so when I stumbled into Boston's Back Bay Station a few years ago starving and about to hop on the train to NY, I was drawn by the redolence of fried chicken.             Boston Food and Drink Travel Vegetarians, avert eyes and try this post.

Dining at B&G Oysters and Music at the Beehive Boston MA

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Here is what has become one of my favorite places to eat in Boston’s South End, B&G Oysters.    Growing up in New Orleans I always love a seafood place here is a great New England version. The picture is from their web site and the rest are mine. A greta place to go for music after dinner is the Beehive , just across the street as seen in the last pictures. They have good food too. 

Boston Globe endorses John Barros and so do I

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In a rare full-page editorial, the Boston Globe today endorses two of the 12 candidates for Boston's preliminary mayoral election next Tues: John Barros and John Connolly. If I lived in Boston, my vote would go to John Barros. Just right for Boston.

Take a bow, Boston

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Readers of The Boston Globe may not have noticed yesterday's astonishing headline on Page 1 of Metro, even though it occupied prime real estate: " Boston escapes '09 with no fire deaths." Ellement did not bury the lead: Last year, for the first time in at least 37 years, no one was killed by fire in Boston, a historic accomplishment for the Boston Fire Department whose leaders yesterday credited increased public awareness and “boots on the street’’ for the success.

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Engineers without Fears

So I missed the Boston KM Forum but Jack took to me Popsignal in the evening. My last day in Boston was spent having lunch with the effervescent Doug Cornelius. jack vinson popsignal nat welch dan keldsen bill ives boston lisa abramsYou had to pre-book and for a moment I thought we weren't going to get in. When Jack said his name, the woman in front of us (who was already in) yelled "JACK!!! JACK VINSON!!! GREAT TO SEE YOU!!!" - which kinda sealed it. So in we went.

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Boston's pivotal role in anti-apartheid movement

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All three, along with three others (Reebee Garofalo, Willard Johnson, and South African Consul General George Monyemangene) got awards from South Africa Partners that night and many in the audience, myself included, became educated in the pivotal role Boston played in ending apartheid.

Decide to Network by Robert Muller

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One such came yesterday, prompting me, post-Boston Marathon, to remember the power of this message. There's a great deal more to say about Boston, the kind of post that takes a few hours, not a few minutes, like this one.   Boston Networks and Networking

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A woman as editor of the Boston Globe?

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Boston Newspapers PublishingNo, I've got no inside info nor am I starting a rumor (not deliberately anyway :) but.how 'bout it? With Marty Baron going to the Washington Post where he's replacing a man and whereas he replaced a man here in.

Views from the Top of Boston

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conference here in Boston. Here is what we saw as we walked around the top of Boston. I went to the Adobe event last evening at the Top of the Hub while at the Enterprise 2.0 They provided good food and drink but also excellent views.

Was today's Boston Sunday Globe the last we'll ever see?

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Google Offers a Person Finder for Boston Tragedy

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  Here is the link to the Google Person Finder: Boston Marathon Explosions. The site also mentions two important numbers: the Boston Mayor's Hotline for families of victims: 617-635-4500 and the Boston Police line for witnesses who may have information: 800-494-8477.

Summary of My 2012 Boston Enterprise 2.0 Notes

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conference in Boston. Boston E20 Notes: Organization Next Workshop: Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and "Play" Boston E20 Notes: Building an Online Community from Strategy, Planning, and Launch to Effective Engagement and Adoption. Boston E20 Notes: The Iceberg Effect of Community Management. Boston E20 Notes: Got Numbers? Boston E20 Notes: Social as a Layer, Not a Place: Are We There Yet? Boston E20 Notes: The Post-2.0

Boston Literary Landmarks by Foot

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No place better than Boston to walk such a path: Solstice Friends are invited to join our first joint venture with Boston By Foot for a Literary Landmarks Tour of Boston, Thursday, June 25, at 3:00 p.m. Solstice Summer Writers' Conference has yet another great thing afoot, so to speak, this coming week.

Boston's First Snow

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A few days ago we got 12 inches of snow followed a day later by another 12 inches of snow. Here are some of the results. These are not black and white photos

Boston’s Best Fried Chicken

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The Boston Globe ran a story on Boston’s best fried chicken, Fried and True. It has to be the best in Boston. The Boston location is at 50 Dalton Street in the Back Bay, across from the Sheraton Hotel entrance and the Hynes Auditorium. Hidden Boston writes “the menu is a lot more interesting than your typical takeout joint. It is the Fourth of July and what is more patriotic than fried chicken.

Boston E20 Session Comments: Humans vs. Computers

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There were quite a few posts on Andrew McAfee’ s keynote at the recnet Boston Enterprise 2.0 conference where he argues that machines are getting smarter than people. Big Data' Changes Everything, It's Time to Race With the Machines #e2conf. Day 3 of Enterprise 2.0: Race with the Machine #e2conf. Enterprise 2.0: Uncomfortable Truths About Big Data. Before we bow down too low to our new masters I would say “it depends.”

The New Urban Mechanics

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Now this is a really good idea from the City of Boston. Boston Collaboration Government Technology Web/TechThose in the Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics have 21-century toolbelts, according to this article from Governing, naming "Mechanics" Nigel Jacob and Chris Osgood "The 2011 Public.

Sylvia, Amartya, BPL, 6 PM

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Quite the line-up tonight at Boston Public Library when Sylvia Nasar, author of Grand Pursuit (and A Beautiful Mind and Knight Professor at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and my adored college roomie) engages in conversation with 1998 Nobel Laureate. Books Boston Economy Friends

Is that a Boston Globe in my driveway?

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Photo of Tom Winship, editor of The Boston Globe for 20 years, from Intl Center for Journalists , which Winship helped found, posted here in honor of the Globe's truly remarkable heritage Happened again. The daily reports in the Boston Globe indicate that negotiations between The Times Co. Tags: Boston Business Newspapers Publishing

Changing the Meme of Constant Growth

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Constant growth is driving humanity off an ecological cliff, writes Dr. Sandra Waddock (Boston College). She describes how growth has become a “meme,” a core value, and she identifies diverse alternatives, from “thrivability” to “enough.” Dr. Waddock is active with … Net Dev

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".Sign on to a big bold impossible enterprise"

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Boston Inspiration PhilanthropyOver the past six months, I've been working closely with Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative in Roxbury, MA. Bostonians -- and many many others around the country, if not abroad -- know of the remarkable things DSNI has achieved in its.

Shhhh.Acton Jazz Cafe (for your eyes only)

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Boston MusicI am very conflicted about doing this post. It's one of those gem-finds that too much discovery might ruin--or make it impossible for me, a newcomer, and the regulars, who've been going forever, to attend. Acton? Cafe? I was.

Help Us Save the Boston Globe

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Many of you may have read recently about the threat of possible closure faced by the Boston Globe. A number of Boston-based bloggers who care about the continued existence of the Globe have banded together in conducting a blog rally. I have saved my front page Globe stories of great Boston sports events and consider the Globe as the official report on such efforts.

"Let's take that online" -- Boston KM Forum

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Lovely day spent with the Boston KM Forum's "Leveraging Virtual Teams & Social Tools for Business Advantage: Blogs, Wikis, Twitter, et al.