November, 2016

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Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up


Let’s see it…. Indeed, while re-reading through ‘ Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – Nothing else. So, let’s go ahead and do it! . Hallo? Yikes!

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Writing as Giving

Alchemy of Change

We make our writing a gift when it comes from the heart rather than from the ego. Featured Soul

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User Adoption Strategies (2nd Edition): Now Available as Digital Book

Michael Sampson - Currents

My book on user adoption strategies is finally available as a digital book. Table of Contents. Foreword – by Nancy White (Full Circle Associates).

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Painting of Aaron Neville at Jazz Fest 2014

Portals and KM

Here is an 18" x 24" square acrylic painting of Aaron Neville from Jazz Fest in from New Orleans. I at Riverbend. 504) 561-8844.

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Can we role model graphic recording? Part 3 in the series

Full Circle Associates

How are they using their new skills? My graphic recording charge was a chart for Monday, Tuesday and what was needed for Thursday was “emergent.”

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SharePoint Intranets-in-a-Box v2 – from Clearbox

Michael Sampson - Currents

Sam and his team at Clearbox Consulting have published another great report: the 2016 update of their SharePoint Intranets-in-a-Box report: Our comprehensive guide to turn-key SharePoint solutions will accelerate your purchasing decision and ensure you make the right choice. Is Unily better than Rise? Is LiveTiles right for you?

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Three More Paintings for Sale at Riccobono's New Orleans

Portals and KM

I recently I hung three more of my paintings for sale at Riccobono's on Panola Street New Orleans. Here are a few. at Riverbend.  

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Liberating Structures in Higher Ed: Vancouver 2018

Full Circle Associates

So Register Online Now! This immersion workshop focuses on the appication of Liberating Structures in higher education. Who should attend? Join us!

Advice to Hillary; thankfully never sent #imwithher

Endless Knots

I have six things in common with Hillary. We’re both 69 (I’m a few months older). We both have worked all our adult lives. She’s in your bed? You do.

When Context Transcends Change Management


What if everything we have been told about Change Management over the course of the last few decades was all just … plain wrong? That hurts. A lot!

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Blog>> Stanley McChrystal: The military case for sharing knowledge

Green Chameleon

General Stanley McChrystal of the US Army on why sometimes it’s more powerful to share knowledge than to keep it secret

Milgram and Orwell's Love Child Works at Heathrow

Evolving Web

I woke up this morning in Malmö Sweden. I am coming off a quick set of trips to Cape Town and Malmö. Wonderful trips. A lot of flying, but both destinations were wonderfully worth it. I met amazing people, saw the disparate beauty of both cities, got some personal processing done, and even made a little money here and there. . It is pouring out.

Painting of Bok Choy - New Orleans

Portals and KM

Here is a 24" square acrylic painting of bok choy from New Orleans. I have three photo albums covering my art. at Riverbend. 504) 561-8844. 

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» Graphic Practices in Higher Ed: VizEd 2017

Full Circle Associates

Source: » VizEd 2017 Happy, Happy, Happy dance! She made the visual above which I LOVE!) AND PSST, the early bird deadline is NOVEMBER 15th. Color!)

Smartness and innovativeness of learning ecosystems

Taming the spaces

Last ICWL 2016 conference in Rome made me reconsider the innovative learning ecosystem concept in my studies and instead consider using the smartness of learning ecosystems since innovative is a relative concept while smartness is not, as well as smartness may be nicely interpreted as a niche providing fitness and flow experiences.

Happiness at Work Starts with #NoeMail


I mean, when was the last time you sent out a personal email to your kids, or your spouse, or a close relative, or even a good friend? Is it inertia?

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Blog>> Presentations at KM World and Taxonomy Bootcamp Washington DC 2016

Green Chameleon

Here are the slides for a bunch of presentations at KM World and Taxonomy Bootcamp Washington DC 2016: Dave Clarke and Maish Nichani (keynote): Searching outside the box. Dave Clarke and Gene Loh: Linked Data: the world is your database. Patrick Lambe (workshop): Taxonomies and facet analysis for beginners.

The Other Extinction

How to Save the World

image by Marsel van Ooosten via “L isten to this,” Ren said, looking up from his laptop. Or so I’m told.”

Eyes on justice. 

Chris Corrigan

Martin Luther King, writing from the Birmingham jail where he was biding his time after being arrested for non violent civil disobedience had this to say about the difference between just laws and unjust laws. An unjust law is a human law that is not rooted in eternal law and natural law. Any law that uplifts human personality is just.

The Downsides of Freelance Work


when, in reality, it might be everything but… . There is that possibility as well. It runs away from it like the plague. Don’t let it win. Going solo.

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The Perks of Freelance Work


What do you think? Hype or sharp reality then? . Mind you, this is not, by all means, an exhaustive listing of all the perks I can think of. Freedom.

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My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #10


A photo posted by @elsua (@elsua9) on Aug 22, 2016 at 3:48am PDT. Tomorrow I will be launching a new series of blog articles over here about something that’s been both in my mind and heart for well over a decade, but that I never dared it would come to light, and after giving it plenty of thought, tomorrow will be the day, at long last. I am weird.

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Gran Canaria – A Mini-Continent to Rediscover


I may have waited for far too long on that one already. I know now I am ready to talk and blog about it and I will explain why shortly…. And change it.

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #9


Probably, around the range of 60 to 70 apps that I use on a regular basis. How about you though ? I love them. Worth a try, for sure! That simple.

Writing Ourselves into Existence through a Choral Act


Whoah! How did that happen? I think I know why there is just such a disparity between those couple of years and the last few months. To quote her: .

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #8


Thus hang in there for a bit more time, please, if you were looking forward to those articles around freelancing. They will be coming up shortly! .

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #7


For this week’s Top 5 iOS Apps we have got Blogging, Productivity (Meetings and Utilities), Photography and Learning. It just works. Bring them on!

Blog>> Gathering evidence for a taxonomy: Keynote at Taxonomy Bootcamp London October 2016

Green Chameleon

Here are the slides for my keynote on the second day of the inaugural Taxonomy Bootcamp London – the topic was on gathering evidence for a taxonomy, and the use of either knowledge mapping or content modelling in the design process for the taxonomy. TBC_London_2016_Gathering_evidence_for_a_taxonomy_v2.pdf

My Best Stuff

How to Save the World

I ‘ve spent the last few days re-reading about 300 of what must be at least 2500 posts on this blog. They’re listed in the right sidebar.


play date

How to Save the World

image by Ed Gregory from pexels — CC0 licensed. The shirtless stranger walks along the beach. he smiles and waves. and holds his breath. and you do.


How to Save the World

painting by Dmytro Ivashchenko on wikimedia — CC-by-SA 4.0. It’s 80 degrees on the quiet sand, at midnight. There is no one on the beach —.

Fall Out

How to Save the World

Some wonder if they will ever have time for these important things — if they will ever have time for themselves. Perhaps that’s enough.

Birds of Kaua’i

How to Save the World

P art of my practice of noticing is taking photos of birds (and other living creatures). golden plover, locally called the kōlea. red-crested cardinal.

The Four Denials

How to Save the World

Earlier this week I was interviewed by Carolyn Baker for her New Lifeboat Hour podcast. The 33-minute podcast is now edited and up here. Uncategorize