Reflecting on a month in China

Jenny Connected

From October 8 th to November 2 nd , I was in China. We saw many of the highlights that tourists hope to see (in fact our trip was organized by China Highlights) – the Forbidden City in Beijing, The Great Wall, The Terracotta Warriors in Xian, the three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River, and much much more, I am also aware that we barely scratched the surface of China’s wonders. Trying to use the internet in China is an interesting experience.

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Blog>> Social Media and a Changing China

Green Chameleon

Fascinating TED talk on how China is changing and the role social media plays in its evolution

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Trending Sources

Twitter Strategy Battle: Russia vs. China

Online Community Report

President Medvedev Visits Twitter Question: What do Russia and China’s Twitter strategies have in common? Russia and China have taken diametrically opposed approaches to Twitter (and social media more generally). Meanwhile the Chinese block Twitter and officially ignore it (but not the Chinese press: China Daily shows hundreds of articles this year mentioning Twitter). Will he ignore social media, or have a change of heart and also visit Twitter headquarters?

China's Enlightened Billionaire

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Powerful Connections Touch the Soul Fairness » China’s Enlightened Billionaire Wow. One can only hope that there are other leaders like him, climbing the ranks of China’s economy.

The Networked Enterprise and Bioteams in China

The Bumble Bee

Ken Thompson: VENs are very powerful in markets which require "Agility" (the ability to handle unexpected change well) this is becoming the norm in more and more markets today.

The place of ‘the teacher’ in relation to open content

Jenny Connected

Change Mooc, Week 18: Richard DeMillo, Ashwin Ram, Preetha Ram, and Hua Ali. Web Concepts: Change in Education and the Laws of the Web . China is in a similar position. Just how will ‘teaching’ be scaled up to meet the needs of tomorrow’s learners in India, China and the world? Social Networks, Learning Communities, and Web Science – [link]. See also.

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The place of ‘the teacher’ in relation to open content

Jenny Connected

Change Mooc, Week 18: Richard DeMillo, Ashwin Ram, Preetha Ram, and Hua Ali. Web Concepts: Change in Education and the Laws of the Web . China is in a similar position. Just how will ‘teaching’ be scaled up to meet the needs of tomorrow’s learners in India, China and the world? Social Networks, Learning Communities, and Web Science – [link]. See also.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Stunted

Ken Carroll

About Ken Carroll « Re-thinking language instruction Linear and non-linear learning » Stunted In this New York Times article , David Brooks describes the relationship between China’s ruling elite and its school system. If memorization is the most highly prized ability, then creativity, innovativeness, and other things are necessarily suppressed, a potentially huge problem for China’s competitiveness in the post industrial era. China has 20 years to go.

7 Tips for #SocialMedia guidelines and Government

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Oh and Indonesia, China, Afganistan. And the Government changes it’s mind on mining tax a few times, and Government itself changes a few times. Five years ago I wrote a list of social media guidelines for the Enterprise which has been read 100,000+ times.

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Green Chameleon » Sacred and Profane

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Sacred and Profane Last night on my way home I passed a migrant from mainland China of the deeply blue collar variety being very expressive on the phone in the way that only those unshackled by higher academics can be, and for some wayward reason I started reflecting on the “softening&# (I hesitate to say feminisation) of the workplace when it comes to knowledge work.

Curing Business Ecosystems Blindness

Partnering Resources

Business ecosystems are complex and ever-changing. Once you have a list of critical entities (don’t aim for an exhaustive list – it will take too much time and it will probably change before you’ve finished), look at the role each plays in the business ecosystem.

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Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « China’s Enlightened Billionaire Climate Skeptic Monument » Fairness Our differing notions of fairness is one of the biggest causes of the divide facing the United States today.

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How Social Media can Fix the Troll and Bullying problem

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Someone criticising you publicly, using terminology that is aimed at creating drama, rather get you to change your mind, and focuses on responses from the crowd is trolling.

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Scenarios 2011 to 2022 – Media/Military Complex: New Year Resolve

21st Century Organization

Revolution in fabrication of physical computing (making things), which changes business models for how we buy, uses and store objects. Twelve years ago, the dot-com bubble hadn’t yet burst, was just three years old, and China was known for Mao, not for manufacturing.

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Giving Up on Environmentalism

How to Save the World

So now we are fighting a whole series of new pipelines proposed to carry the dirty Tar Sands bitumen sludge from a ruined Northern Alberta to insatiable markets in the US and China. China will take all we can produce, any time, regardless of environmental impact.

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Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

But the relationship database tools now available create a window to change those dynamics again. There are people who want to work on climate change that I will never like nor would I ever want to sit down at the dinner table with them.

Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

Alchemy of Change

I think you’ll find a lot of GREAT insights about how businesses who really get engagement are changing the way they work. Engagement Unpacked and Debated Gideon Rosenblatt is enjoying “retirement” digging into some important concepts that feed social change.

The Taoist farmer and SWOT analysis

Chris Corrigan

” At that same time in China, there was a war going on between two rival warlords. Contexts change so fast that what was a threat one moment is an opoortunity the next. Do you know the story of the Taoist farmer and his son? There once was a Taoist farmer.

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Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

On the social change front, Social Venture Partners is pioneering powerful approaches to engaging philanthropists in spreading its brand of deeply engaged philanthropy. The world famous author of Tipping Point, Blink and Outliers just unleashed the fury of the Twittersphere by writing a New Yorker piece called “Small Change: why the revolution will not be tweeted” where he makes the case that online social networks like Twitter and Facebook aren’t how real social change happens.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Language and social distance

Ken Carroll

This practice remains very much the focus of language teaching in China. Word choice depends on your social purpose, and subtle changes in word choice can make a big difference the social meaning you convey. Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

Here is a world map showing where KM4Dev members are from: If you are a member of KM4dev you can have a look for yourself, as membership changes and the screen-shot above is now out of date: China. China, mainland.

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Why Your Innovation Contest Won’t Work - Tim Kastelle - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Community

HBR China. If you want to start thinking about how to make changes in this area, answer this question: what would I do differently if everyone reporting to me were a volunteer? It will likely involve making genuine changes in the way things are managed. Change Management.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Work Trends 2021 Panel

Portals and KM

One driver of change is the need to talk with people remotely so much technology has been focused here. For example, in Japan and China people find it hard to say no directly so they have polite and indirect ways of saying this.

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Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

Subscribe with RSS Subscribe to Alchemy of Change Subscribe with Email Enter your email address: Recent Posts Are You Tapping “Third-Order&# Engagement?

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Yes, Facebook is doing some things to change this, but this is a pretty fundamental difference between the two services. Real-time information broadcasting like Twitter is something Facebook is already experimenting with through groups, pages and changes in how you accept friend invitations.

Stealing the promise of democracy

Chris Corrigan

However, this new budget bill, C-38 , the much vaunted “Jobs Growth and Long Term Prosperity Act” which is an omnibus bill enacting tons of changes and repeals of existing legislation is something else altogether. Changing the complaints process for the RCMP. Changing the Fisheries Act to create a commercial fishery to fund fisheries conservation science (what??). Making substantial changes to the Employment Insurance Act with respect to claimants and payments.

eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture

e-Moderation Station

In China, the mobile provider Mobiledu has teamed up with partners such as Pearson Education, and the British Council, to deliver English-language content preloaded onto mobile handsets, or accessed online. Times they are a-changing. And they are changing fast.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

BIO, SIGNATURE ESSAYS How to Save the World What You Can Do The Only Life We Know Save the World Reading List The End of Philosophy No Noble Savage Too Far Ahead Theory of Knowledge Natural Enterprise Business Innovation The Gift Economy Personal Knowledge Management Personal Productivity The Blogging Process The Wal-Mart Dilemma The Job of the Media Let-Self-Change: Learning from Indigenous Cultures Poem: Driving in Neutral Poem: And Where Will We Hide.

The Number One Fear of Enterprise Social? Mutiny! - Forbes

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

However, as you state, it is about organisational change and cultural change and the key to success is understanding – what kind of creature we are dealing with! We are moving into a world where the market changes quicker that organisations can. Forbes China.

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Reclaiming Work

Michael Sampson - Currents

Peter Weddle, author of A Multitude of Hope: A Novel About Rediscovering the American Dream , opines about reclaiming work: “Boomers – and all working Americans, for that matter – feel as if all of the opportunity has been sucked out of the land of opportunity, and they don’t know how or even if they can succeed in this changed world.”. What can you do to change from being an investor (in someone else's dream) to being the innovator (in your own dream)?

Looking Forward - Emerging and Declining Networks for 2009

21st Century Organization

It is one thing to say we live in a networked, interconnected world but another to change our metaphors, language, economic models, and management practices. Tags: Complexity Connected Business Industry change Organizational Networks Organizational Performance Strategy Sustainability

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

BASF offered an example of global collaboration to solve an agriculture issue in China. They were able to solve an issue then deal with the logistics of finding the right materials and getting then to China. You do not have to be a chair of a team to change a meeting.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development


Read More » How Online Collaboration is Changing Scholarship Brian Pagels in Influence 17 May 2010 It was refreshing to attend a web communications conference where the moderator of the first panel discussion wasnt someone like me: a member of generation X or Y with an English degree who can passionately argue on behalf of his favorite Twitter client, but cant program a lick.

No, You Can't Pick My Brain. It Costs Too Much - Forbes

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Okay, fair enough, here’s some free advice: change your name to Adrian. View complete list » #43 Daimler Latest News » #6 Petrochina Latest News » #34 China Mobile Latest News » #27 Vodafone Latest News » #1 JPMorgan Chase Latest News » #47 Apple Latest News » Photo Galleries and More. Forbes China. Business. Autos. Energy. Logistics & Transportation. Media & Entertainment. Pharma & Healthcare. Retail. SportsMoney.

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A Theory of No-Mind

How to Save the World

Mind isn’t causing this because it is ‘evil’; it’s just a bull in a china shop, inadvertently destroying things, just doing its best to try to escape its self-invented prison.

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Why We Cannot Save the World

How to Save the World

H ardly a day passes when I don’t hear a cry for us all to work together to do X, because if we do that, everything will change and the world will be saved (or at least be rid of some horrific and intractable problem and hence made immeasurably better).

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Internet Evolution - Executive Clan Editor's Blog - Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Terry Sweeney IQ Crew Friday April 23, 2010 4:18:55 PM no ratings Login to Rate Good point about the nomenclature, which is all that really seems to have changed. 9|29|10 3 comments Reiters Block Consumers as IT Managers 9|28|10 8 comments Second Shooter From China: High-Speed Internet?

The Principled Approach

e-Moderation Station

During 2007-2008 61 undergraduate students at a college in Southern China used Ning (a social networking platform) to support their 4 hours a week of f2f EFL classes. Their perceptions were of themselves as learners changed as a result.

Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

It also allows you to manage product lifecycles with release, release notes, change requests, issues and defects. How Social Media is Changing the Late Night TV Landscape 2. The Top 6 Game-Changing Features of Google Wave 4. China Blocks Twitter (And Almost Everything Else) 10. China Blocks Twitter (And Almost Everything Else) (136) 2. The Top 6 Game-Changing Features of Google Wave (82) 5.

What Makes A Successful Community Manager? - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Behind every successful community, youll find an uberchampion of that community, an instigator of conversations, and a catalyst for change. Be there to listen to your community, even when its members dont approach you directly, to understand what it believes it needs to be successful, and then be strong enough to take corrective action and change your roadmap to help the community achieve those milestones. GDC China. Login | Register | Membership Benefits. COMMENTARY.