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“Finely calibrated moments of risk”

Full Circle Associates

Melching, a native of Illinois, is widely credited with ending female genital cutting (FGC) in Senegal. ” Sounds like my life!

What will our values look like in action?

Hildy Gottlieb

Photo Info: The Truth Is Closer Than It May Appear (shot by Hildy in Southern Illinois). The wording of the question itself is important.

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Going it alone

Endless Knots

According to Univ of Illinois Professor Reed Larson,] teenagers weren’t necessarily happier when they were alone; adolescence, after all, can be a particularly tough time to be separated from the group. Some heartening research for introverts. Collaboration Telecommuting Texting Virtual Teams

2011 14

Harvesting from a harvest

Chris Corrigan

Last month I was in Chicago working with a great group of Art of Hosting practitioners in the Illinois community of practice. We ran a three day Art of Hosting and then did a one day Art of Harvesting workshop with about 40 members of the community of practice in Chicago. The focus of the day was on the art and practice of harvesting.

Accomplishing the Impossible

Hildy Gottlieb

In my lifetime, the town of Skokie, Illinois had to go to court to keep the KKK from parading their hatred along Skokie’s streets.

Productivity Effects of Information Diffusion in Networks by Sinan Aral, Erik Brynjolfsson, Marshall Van Alstyne :: SSRN

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Illinois, USA Processing request. Brussels, Belgium Processing request. Seoul, Korea Processing request. California, USA Processing request. If you have any problems downloading this paper, please click on another Download Location above, or view our FAQ File name: SSRN-id987499. prior co-work, authority) or the strength of ties.

eLearn: Best Practices - Online Course Design from a Communities-of-Practice Perspective

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Southern Illinois University Measuring Success: Raid on Deerfield Revisited (3/06/08) By Lynne Spichiger, Project Manager, Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA Learning through Blogging: Graduate Student Experiences (2/29/08) By Robert Davison, City University of Hong Kong What Do You Mean When You Say "Usability"?

Cloud Computing: Uh Oh, Now It’s Getting Serious

Green Chameleon

The institutions supporting the test bed include the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the National Science Foundation, and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany. Now, apparently, some people are trying to think very hard about it. HP, Intel, and Yahoo!

The Persuasion 73

Endless Knots

He was talking so fast that he sounded like he was calling a horse race: He was attending Fuller’s World Game seminar in New York, which he’d heard about in advance from Marvin Gable, another friend, who was studying with Fuller at Southern Illinois University where he’d finally gotten an institute devoted to his work in Carbondale.

Take a bow, Boston

Endless Knots

While things have improved quite a bit since we trudged around the country, interviewing fire safety officers in such far-flung places as Arlington Heights, Illinois, Riverside, Calif., " John R. We think that’s fantastic,’’ he said. We spent a number of years working with fire departments around the U.S., Fire Administration.

When bad things happen

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Adam Janus of Arlington Heights, Illinois, died in the hospital shortly thereafter. Bad things happen in this world, it is a sad fact. BE Human.

Team of Rivals: Weaving a Diverse Network

TNT - The Network Thinker

150 years ago, a tall skinny guy from Illinois focused on connecting a severely divided nation. Congratulations Mr. Community Organizer.

Story Week Monday: How did Obama do?

Engineers without Fears

You may remember Monday's story - as told by a little-known former junior senator from Illinois. Some of you have been asking about Story Week.

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

JCMC Home Submit Issues Author Index Editors About JCMC boyd, d. & Ellison, N. 2007). Social network sites: Definition, history, and scholarship.

johnnie's response - kiva chain

Engineers without Fears

In loaning someone else's money to Lay Sok, I join Paul from Illinois, Ville from Helsinki and Frode from the other side of Sydney harbour.

Swarms on primetime TV

The Bumble Bee

The "Wisdom of Crowds" or in other words the ability to Swarm in huge groups. Swarm: Nature's Incredible Invasions (BBC TV): EPISODE 1.

Collaborative Solutions - Six Key Components

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engage a broad spectrum of the community. Encourage true collaboration as the form of exchange. Align the goals with the process. 29, p. And, they did.

Reframing failure

Chris Corrigan

A few months ago at an Art of Hosting workshop in Springfield Illinois, Tenneson Woolf and I had a great conversation about failure. I love working with engineers. They are curious and always looking for ways to make things better. This video shows why. Failure is not an option. In other words, it is not possible for YOU to fail.

"Collaboration and Community" by Scott London

John Tropea - Delicious Community

David Mathews, Politics for People: Finding a Responsible Public Voice (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1994), p. By Scott London Civic collaboration is a process of shared decision-making in which all the parties with a stake in a problem constructively explore their differences and develop a joint strategy for action. Julie A.

News Updates (June 24, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Intel have created a system that can support collaborative physical activities from different geographical locations. "We Central Desktop Status Updates. Central Desktop added a Status Updates feature to its collaboration service. Available immediately. Cisco on Collaboration.

Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

ACM Press: Chicago, Illinois. His current interests are in the areas of web 2.0 and social media. Find or Post New Jobs! Support our sponsors!

Insights on the nature of the times

Chris Corrigan

I am here in the Morton Arboretum in Chicago where we are at the end of the first day of an Art of Hosting with our friends in the Illinois community of practice. We went for three rounds on the same question and had the hosts at each table go and deeper into the conversations that were emerging. Host others, but host yourself first.

SSRN-The Role of Corporate Social Capital in Business Innovation.

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The purpose is to demonstrate how CSC can influence business innovation performance by analysing the nature of the relationship networks that exist in a typical market place. This framework is then used to assess a firms innovation potential. The underlying premise is that a firms CSC will be critical to its ability to innovate. All Rights Reserved.

Seven reasons I think "Datamasher" is so cool (and deserves your vote!)


For me, that means great satisfaction comparing the wonders of my home-town Wisconsin to our less-fortunate neighbors in Illinois. I'm very excited that our Datamasher web site is one of the three finalists in the Sunlight Foundation's " Apps for America 2 " Contest! by September 7th. So, in brief, what is Datamasher ? It's social! It's fun!

'Not a Site, but a Concept': Tapping the Power of Social Networking - Knowledge@Wharton

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Conference presenter Eszter Hargittai, Northwestern University professor of sociology and communication studies, studied a diverse group of students attending the University of Illinois at Chicago and found that 43% failed on a search task, based largely on their misunderstanding of Internet terminology and on their inability to navigate links.

Is MySpace Good for Society? A Freakonomics Quorum - Freakonomics - Opinion - New York Times Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

February 15, 2008 2:40 pm Link One interesting use of facebook which might contribute something to this discussion was highlighted in the Chicago Tribune’s reporting on the tragedy at Northern Illinois University. Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Search All Opinion World U.S. Here are their replies.