Weekend Reading 09.12

Michael Sampson - Currents

Flying in the Lawyers from Texas (Tanza Loudenback) … “ Rent and home prices in the Bay Area are so high that one Houston-based law firm is using an alternative to hiring expensive local talent: a private jet. There are many people doing interesting work around the world.

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Litchfield Jazz Festival 2009 Announces Line Up

Portals and KM

Houston Person Quartet. One of my favorite music events is the Litchfield Jazz Festival , held in Kent, CT. I have been several times and hope to get back this year. Here is the line up. I have CDs of a number of these artists. Hope to see you there. Friday Night. Lewis Nash Quintet.

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Any port in a swarm: Teams take cover as bees delay Baseball game

The Bumble Bee

The Chicago Sun-Times just reported a 52-minute delay in the Houston Astros versus San Diego Padres baseball game when a swarm of bees took over part of left field at Petco Park - it took a beekeeper to sort it all out.

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Knowledge, Reciprocity and Billy Ray Harris

Chris Collison

Billy Ray plans to use the money to move to Houston to be near his family. Have you heard the story of Billy Ray Harris? It’s a heart-warming one.

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Highlights of Crescent City BBQ Blues Festival 2013: Saturday

Portals and KM

The boys did hip hop and the girls mostly did Whitney Houston. I am finally getting around to covering some more of the great music in New Orleans and South Louisiana in 2013 during my first full year down here after returning to my home town, New Orleans, in late 2012. The time has flown.

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

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

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Social Artistry… A new idea?

Jenny Connected

Jean Houston writes (in 2004) an interesting article about social artistry and Fleming Funch as long ago as 1995 summarises the key skills of a social artist having attended a talk by Jean Houston. Social artistry in the context of educational change was the subject of Nancy White’s presentation for changemooc this week.

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conVerge11 Keynote, Workshop and Reflections

Nancy White

So I wove in the idea of the social artist (borrowing from Wenger and Houston). I’ve been home just over a week after three great weeks in Australia, which started off with a keynote and workshop at ConVerge11 in Melbourne. You can access all the session notes here.) The keynote was at 4pm on the first, packed day and I was asked to help encourage people to come to the cocktail reception afterwards. So I took my charge as “drive them to drink!” ” Keynote.

The power of a great story

Community Guy

Like my father-in-law who sent me the photo below from the Houston Space Center museum on his recent vacation trip. Shortly before Christmas last year, I needed a new watch. It was time to step up to a “big boy watch&# , forsaking the $100 jobs I’d been used to.

Jefferson Airplane – The YouTube Anthology

Portals and KM

It was recorded live in 1977 in Houston I recently found a link via Twitter to a live video of Jefferson Airplane doing White Rabbit in the 60s. It came from my fellow Fast Forward blogger and Twitter friend, Rob Paterson.

Reflecting on #socialartists and #change11

Nancy White

Jean Houston defines social artist ry as: Social Artistry is the art of enhancing human capacities in the light of social complexity. See also the Jean Houston Foundation page ). My week facilitating #change11 , a very massive MOOC, flew by too fast for me to blink. (

Traditional Knowledge Management Systems - Adapt or Die

Elsua

at the upcoming APQC Knowledge Management conference event in Houston by mid May.

Social Media and Health Care (at SxSW)

Influence

Aimee Roundtree, Assistant Professor at the University of Houston-Downtown, where she teaches courses in medical and science writing, hypermedia and technology, web publishing and accessibility, visual design, and technical communication.

Connect To Thrive | Psychology Today

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Brene Brown, Professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, specializes in social connection. To boost your memory, take a short break after you learn something new. Sian Beilock, Ph.D. If you want love to last a lifetime then think about marrying your best friend. Thomas G. Plante, Ph.D., There are subversive effects of feeling inspired by winners. Raj Raghunathan, Ph.D. Suicide is the second highest cause of death among college students. Julie K. Hersh.

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Entrepreneurship and Internet Diplomacy in the Muslim and Arab World

Influence

Speakers included Pradeep Ramamurthy , the National Security Council's Senior Director for Global Engagement and Farouk Shami , a Palestinian-American businessman, who founded a large Houston-based company that produces hair-care and spa products. When President Obama took the stage in Cairo, Egypt last year, millions tuned in to hear his approach for improved U.S.-Muslim Muslim relations.

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

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Mommy Madness: Influencer programs can be small AND effective

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Worth, Houston and Kansas City. This past spring, the North Texas Chevy Dealers worked with Velocity Marketing and CBS Radio to put together a very cool blogger outreach program. In short, the program targeted 5 moms. As you’ll see from the interview below with project lead Amy Krause, the SVP at Velocity Marketing, the impact of even this small number was huge. Who says influencer programs need to have huge numbers to be effective?? On with the interview!

Mommy Madness: Influencer programs can be small AND effective

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Worth, Houston and Kansas City. This past spring, the North Texas Chevy Dealers worked with Velocity Marketing and CBS Radio to put together a very cool blogger outreach program. In short, the program targeted 5 moms. As you’ll see from the interview below with project lead Amy Krause, the SVP at Velocity Marketing, the impact of even this small number was huge. Who says influencer programs need to have huge numbers to be effective?? On with the interview!

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Houston Futures. Skip to content. emergent by design. future of facebook project. future of money project. support. who’s the architect? F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change. February 13, 2012.

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Links of the Month: July 15, 2013

How to Save the World

cartoon by Nick Anderson in Houston Chronicle. (image from the cover of ando perez’ book; artist unknown). Ronell says, ‘In Hamlet readiness is all’ and ‘All of Hamlet happened in the ear.’

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E L S U A ~ A KM Blog by Luis Suarez " Blog Archive " APQC KM & Innovation 2007 - The Role of Knowledge Management in Innovation by Carla O'Dell - Part Deux

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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E L S U A ~ A KM Blog by Luis Suarez " Blog Archive " APQC KM & Innovation 2007 - Measuring the Impact of Knowledge Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Houston Futures. Skip to content. emergent by design. future of facebook project. future of money project. support. who’s the architect? Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest. January 10, 2012. tags: agency , culture , ethics , new economy , philosophy.

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Two requests

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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Cognitive Edge - cops and social computing

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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