Wishing for Colorado Springs Next Week

Michael Sampson - Currents

Chris is running a debate tournament in Colorado Springs next week, and the debaters are teenagers. While I can't be in Colorado Springs next week to see this first hand, I know it to be true. Chris writes about the "big deal" of the event: " Our culture is muddled with an opinion of young people that is depressing. Teenagers are baggy, disrespectful, foulmouthed, slothful, ugly. The teenage culture is a sad, uninspiring culture.

Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver


may well be to the corporate world was on a Twitter exchange with Eric Norlin , organiser of the always inspiring, thought-provoking and wonderful Defrag conference event, in Denver, Colorado, where he was mentioning how more and more he was convinced that Social Business, Enterprise 2.0

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Trending Sources

Son drowns while Mother Facebooks

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

A northern Colorado woman who was playing a game on Facebook while her 13-month-old baby drowned in a bathtub was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison. Such a sad story – 13 month old son dies while mother is playing Cafe World on the online community Facebook. GREELEY, Colo. – Shannon Johnson, 34, of Fort Lupton, cried as District Judge Thomas Quammen told her he didn’t think she was a bad person or that she killed her son on purpose, the Greeley Tribune reported.

Sharing our vulnerabilities

Chris Corrigan

John’s in the Wilderness in Denver Colorado. Over the past few days several friends of mine have blogged pieces that capture their vulnerable moments.

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Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

” Bryan Dik PhD – Professor of Psychology at Colorado State & Cofounder of Jobzology. Purpose. people’s identification of, and intention to pursue, particular highly valued, overarching life goals.” Steger & Dik, 2010). a.k.a.

Money and Good Copy

Evolving Web

She was taking me to task for writing zines that described Dave’s and my misadventures in Colorado. Back then, the drinking age in Colorado was 18 for ‘3.2 So Dave went to a rehab clinic in Colorado. Dave is at a Buddhist rehab clinic in Colorado.

Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

In 1997 I decided to leave what seemed like a privileged and secure job in the administration at the University of Colorado to seek my fortune in corporate America and later as a solo consultant.

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RightNow’s Fourth Annual User Summit, October 26-28

Portals and KM

RightNow is holding t heir User Summit , October 26-28 at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Greg Gianforte, CEO and founder, will provide a keynote. David Vap, VP Products, will offer a product roadmap. There will also be customer presentations.

Links of the Quarter: June, 2016

How to Save the World

Unplugging the Rivers: The Colorado River provides water to one in eight Americans and supports one-seventh of the nation’s crops. Thanks to climate change, the Colorado River is running dry. cartoon by the late, wonderful Charles Barsotti.

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Community Indicators: Orton Family Foundation Heart & Soul Photo Contest

Nancy White

All finalists and winners will be showcased on our website and in the Heart & Soul gallery at the COMMUNITY MATTERS 10 Conference to be held in Denver, Colorado, October 5th through 7th, 2010. I’ve written for years about community indicators.

OpDemand Simplifies Cloud Management

Portals and KM

OpDemand  is a Colorado-based startup that aims to improve ease of use for cloud developers.

Paper Cuts - ouch, someone's keeping track

Endless Knots

The University of Colorado (up 11%), University of North Carolina (up 14%) and University of Maryland (up 25%) all saw gains." For those following the Blog Rally to help the Boston Globe and the life-threatening diseases plaguing the newspaper industry, try this with your morning coffee: Erica Smith, who does multimedia and print design for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch , provides a public-service project on her own time/dime, Paper Cuts.

Links of the Month: November 8, 2013

How to Save the World

Young Renewable Energy Collaborative Defeats Big Energy in Colorado: For several years, a group of young Coloradans has been building a local renewable energy co-op to replace the dirty coal-powered monopoly of Xcel energy in Boulder.

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Who killed the Rocky Mountain News? John Temple at WebCom 2009

Portals and KM

Colorado's oldest newspaper died just days short of its 150th anniversary. The paper was founded in 1859 and was Colorado’s oldest paper. This is the second of a series of session notes from Webcom 09 where I am also presenting. Here is the session description for Case Study: Who killed the Rocky Mountain News ? John was the former editor of the Rocky Mountain News that closed. He now writes the blog, Temple Talk.

Monday Morning Rock Out – Tucson edition

Hildy Gottlieb

Carmen and I had traveled together to Cripple Creek, Colorado, with Carmen singing The Band’s song the whole way up and back (never mind it is a different Cripple Creek – Carmen wasn’t in this for accuracy.)

Beautiful Humans CA Road Trip 2016: Day 1

Hildy Gottlieb

We pull into Yuma just as the sun is getting low, and find a spot at Gateway Park along the Colorado River. As we sit eating our dinner along the Colorado River in Yuma, we watch a wall of yellow-grey slowly move across the sky.

Gnip Continues To Push For A Real-Time (Data) Web

Collaborative Thinking

Gnip , the Boulder, Colorado startup aiming to act as a clearinghouse for user activity updates from around the web , announced a partnership today with Canadian firm PostRank , to offer additional versions of Gnip-delivered data feeds, filtered by popularity. Another company to watch: New Gnip Push API Service.

An In-Depth Discussion of Social Media and Online Networking Aired on Commercial Radio

Online Social Networking

I spoke on December 9 with Rohn Robbins , Vail, Colorado attorney and the host of Community Focus on The Zephyr, True Local Radio, KZYR 97.7FM. During the hour-long radio show , Rohn and I discussed social media , online social networking and the most popular social networking sites from social, cultural, political, security and privacy perspectives.

Loco for Local: Regional Examples of Open Government


Colorado Smart Community – online community focused on transforming the Colorado government. I recently attended Transparency Camp , a two-day event organized by the Sunlight Foundation. The event convened almost 300 passionate people, all coming together for a common goal: to share knowledge on how to use new technologies to make our government transparent, accountable and meaningfully accessible to the public.

News Updates (July 27, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

I was in two very necessary and successful meetings today where participants in China, Colorado, Texas, New York and Israel gathered and very effectively shared content, discussed problems, agreed on solutions and resolved critical business issues. Benefits of "Enterprise Twitter".

Finding the Best Fried Clams on Cape Cod

Portals and KM

This past month we enjoyed the yearly pilgrimage as brothers and sisters from Washington, Colorado, New Hampshire, and Vermont joined nieces and nephews and their broods from places far and wide. This post comes form Steve Carter's Dive of the month for July 09 with permission.

How Twitter Changes Everything at Enterprise 2.0

Endless Knots

Isaac received a BA in English from Ambassador University and attended the University of Northern Colorado Graduate School where he studied English Literature for a Master of Arts. When I was thinking of a title for a session on Twitter at the Enterprise 2.0 conference next week here in Boston, I, of course, had no idea what would transpire in Iran a few months hence.

Collaborative Thinking: Building A Robust Feed Syndication Platform

Collaborative Thinking

Solution Overview [link] Customer Size: 65 employees Organization Profile Based in Denver, Colorado, NewsGator Technologies develops and markets solutions for the aggregation and viewing of Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Social Software`s Culture Clash | Main | Of bread, butter, cheese, and mousetraps.

Collaborative Thinking: From Star Power To Network Power

Collaborative Thinking

After years of trekking from Jacksonville to the ski trails of Appalachian Ski Mountain in North Carolina, Brandon Witkovich, 24, is moving from Florida to Colorado with his fiancée to be closer to the slopes. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Meanwhile, Over At WebEx: A New Sheriff In Town | Main | IP Democracy: The Futility Of Internet Privacy?

Exciting & New & Filled with Potential (And Yes, A Little Scary…)

Hildy Gottlieb

Photo Info: We found the Possibilities Store in Trinidad, Colorado during our Midwest Tour last month. Last week I posted the list of all we accomplished this year.

Community of practice - EduTech Wiki

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Boundary objects The enTWIne project at Univeristy of Boulder Colorado defines boundary objects as: Artifacts, Documents and perhaps even vocabulary that can help people from different communities build a shared understanding. Community of practice From EduTech Wiki Jump to: navigation , search This article or section is incomplete and its contents need further attention. Some sections may be missing, some information may be wrong, spelling and grammar may have to be improved etc.

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Social Network Travel Logging

Governance in a Networked World

I had one such episode at a conference in Colorado many years ago. Many of us who travel come home with memory cards full of travel pics. The majority will show the places that we have been to. Often they may also include shots of people we meet as well.

What Could the Future of Money Look Like? « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

the link: [link] A snippet: Fast-growing states like Florida, Colorado and Texas have all adopted legislation allowing the use of “special districts” to help meet the infrastructure needs of residential and industrial growth.