Disasters - Public TV and Social Media - Iowa and St Louis

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Iowa is truly a disaster state right now - not only has it record floods but also tornadoes. IPTV, Iowa Public TV , has asked the public for help and it is getting it. How does a small public TV station provide its state with complete coverage of a statewide series of disasters?

Organising Knowledge » Walk-in Taxonomies

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www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Walk-in Taxonomies Rex Heer at Iowa State University has been playing with building three dimensional models in Second Life.

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IBM Connect 2013: Tuesday Opening Session Notes

Portals and KM

The state officials in Iowa to look for sate wide use. This is another in a series of my notes on IBM Connect 2013. I am very pleased to be back again after the last two years. Here are my notes from 2011 and 2012. Bob Piccano, IBM General Manager led the opening session.

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Green Chameleon » I’ve Decided: No More Information Please!

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Researchers at the University of Iowa have found that once people have made a decision about a product, their satisfaction rates get higher the less information they have about the product. www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about I’ve Decided: No More Information Please!

Updated Index to Cities and Towns with Restaurant Picks – November 2015

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Iowa City. I have now provided restaurant picks by friends for an increasing number of cities and towns. I also do a few myself. This blog post serves as an index to them with links for easy access. I will continue to update this index as I add more places.

"Voices of MS" authors on The Exchange, Fri, 1PM EST--@IPRTALK

Endless Knots

Photo of Ben Kieffer by Tom Jorgensen (thanks!)  Please join me, along with two other authors who contributed to Voices of Multiple Sclerosis , on Iowa Public Radio's The Exchange with Ben Kieffer , tomorrow, Fri, Jan 8, 2010, at 1 PM ET (GMT-5) for an hour-long live show. Among the guests is Dr. Terry Wahls of Iowa City, who overcame secondary progressive MS through intensive nutrition and exercise coupled with electrical stimulation.

Updated Index to Cities and Towns with Restaurant Picks - January 09

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Iowa City. I have now provided restaurant picks by friends for an increasing number of cities and towns. I also do a few myself. This blog post serves as an index to them with links for easy access. I will continue to update this index as I add more places. It was time to update it as I last posted the index on June 08. Why do I write about restaurant picks by friends when Zagat and other places have plenty of reviews for most cities?

MS interview on The Exchange now up!

Endless Knots

Take a listen to Ben Kieffer's interview with three of us authors whose essays appear in Voices of Multiple Sclerosis on The Exchange, a program on Iowa Public Radio. NB: This is the first time I've ever spoken publicly about MS. Please let me know what you think. There's a lot to learn from this show, including Dr. Terry Wahls's scientific research that supports what seems evident to anyone with serious illness: eat right (lots of dark green veggies) and exercise.

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

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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.

Looking Forward to 2008

TNT - The Network Thinker

The first primaries happen just 3 days into the new year -- January 3rd in Iowa. Watts also points out the high influence of those people who act early in the process -- the voters of Iowa and New Hampshire. Change will be happening in 2008, both technologically and socially.

Scientific discovery and the value of collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Scientists in Iowa recently reported a breakthrough discovery. This next step to find a suitable animal model involved a surprising coincidence: Bassuk, who had only recently joined the UI, realized through online research that the PRICKLE1 gene in zebrafish had been previously identified by another University of Iowa researcher, Diane Slusarki, Ph.D., It was 'Iowa luck.'". "We They successfully identified the gene (PRICKLE1) which when mutated causes epilepsy.

Advice to Hillary; thankfully never sent #imwithher

Endless Knots

I’m baaaack,” you sang to the steak-fry crowd in Iowa. I have six things in common with Hillary. Both our husbands studied at Oxford where each lived at 46 Leckford Road, a house mine originally rented (and moved out of when hers moved in). We’re both 69 (I’m a few months older).

Ontobrands as prototypical stories attract stigmergic narrative mediation and swarming

Taming the spaces

Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press. As part of one paper An ontospacial representation of writing narratives in hybrid ecosystem I try to explain narrative behaviors in hybrid ecosystem using the ontospacial method.

Updated Index to Cities and Towns with Restaurant Picks – May 2010

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Iowa City. I have now provided restaurant picks by friends for an increasing number of cities and towns. I also do a few myself. This blog post serves as an index to them with links for easy access. I will continue to update this index as I add more places. It was time to update it as I last posted the index on June 08. Why do I write about restaurant picks by friends when Zagat and other places have plenty of reviews for most cities?

Friends talking to Friends

TNT - The Network Thinker

To accentuate their mistake, they made their activists were bright orange hats which just emphasized them being "not one of us" as they canvassed Iowa neighborhoods.

Mortgage Crisis - all about “them� or all about “us� - Can Social Media Help?

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If we can show to the larger community that we are all involved, then we can end the blame and the shame and we can mobilize the entire community - as we are seeing in the Iowa Floods - for this is a collective disaster.

Social Networks: 1 Political Machine: 0

TNT - The Network Thinker

From USA Today: "Huckabee, whose campaign has caught fire only in recent months, is largely relying on pre-existing networks within Iowa," He found local social networks of conservative Christians, gun owners, home schoolers and tax reformers. The first U.S.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

The main so-called "battleground" states,Michigan, Ohio, Florida, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota, have 105electoral votes between them. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

Reflections from the Communications Network Conference: Wisdom of Crowds – Succeeding in Practice?

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Predictive Markets: The Iowa Electronic Markets uses an online wagering model to accurately predict political elections. Our CEO recently attended the Communications Network 2010 Conference. Following the event, he had some very helpful insights to share, especially about crowdsourcing, an increasingly popular and effective practice for spurring new ideas and innovation. His commentary was first posted on the Communications Network blog.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

The main so-called "battleground" states,Michigan, Ohio, Florida, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota, have 105electoral votes between them. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

'Flocking' behavior lands on social networking sites - USATODAY.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The nature of the beast Among those concerned about the Internets effect on relationships are Michael Bugeja, director of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University, and author of the 2005 book Interpersonal Divide: The Search for Community in a Technological Age.