Beat the Conference Blahs

Partnering Resources

Too many conferences suffer from the assumption that the best way to use people’s time is to subject them to elaborately designed presentations. When we link our own experiences and situations to a best practice, idea, or model, that information becomes more real and relevant.

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Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Wired Science | Wired.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

“There has been a lot of theory about the difference between information and behavior spreading ,&# said economic sociologist Damon Centola of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, author of the study published Sept. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

Hybrid ecosystem of narratives

Taming the spaces

How it emerges, and how it develops through the interplay of various interactions, was to be investigated through the participatory design with these same students. narrative courses are emergent and cannot be precisely planned using some clear design what people should do (because then we will violate the nature of the system itself). The courses must follow certain participatory and design-based approaches to capture what is true. Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Wired Science | Wired.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

“There has been a lot of theory about the difference between information and behavior spreading ,&# said economic sociologist Damon Centola of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, author of the study published Sept. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

Blogging--It's Good for You: Scientific American

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

According to Alice Flaherty, a neuroscientist at Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital, the placebo theory of suffering is one window through which to view blogging. Flaherty, who studies conditions such as hypergraphia (an uncontrollable urge to write) and writer’s block, also looks to disease models to explain the drive behind this mode of communication.

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