Iran blames Twitter, Google for its woes

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Clay Shirky on Iran, Twitter, and the changing world

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Another must watch (no seriously) video from Clay Shirky. This dude is seriously amazing.

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Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Iran and China lead the way Syria is not far behind. Or Iran, or Mexico or Brazil or Vietnam or Mauritania or Dhaka or … right? Shares Extract: George Brandis today said that “Bloggers are not Journalists” meaning they don’t need the same protection.

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Looking back – KM highlights from 2014

Chris Collison

A whirlwind trip to Iran. After a number of virtual presentations via Sharif University, I made my first trip to Iran, visiting Tehran and then flying to the beautiful, ancient city of Isfahan.

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IREX staffer Haratounian wrongly imprisoned for spying in Iran

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While much of the US media has focused on the recent release of Roxana Saberi after being falsely accused of spying in Iran, other cases similar remain unresolved. Silva Haratounian was working in Iran on behalf of the International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX), which focuses on international education, academic research, professional training and technical assistance. Haratounian's family has set up a web site and invited the public to sign an appeal to Iran?s

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

From the Head of the UN blogging to the CEO of Savings Bank to a Lecturer in Medicine to a Federal Circuit Judge to the President of Iran they all blog and talk about the challenges they and their industry face and the solutions they are implementing.

TED Talk: Communicating real news

Viv Mcwaters

The events in Iran during this last week is the latest in a series of examples of the ‘tranformation to amateur media’ as Shirky describes it. Even President Obama mentioned in a talk on the weekend the ‘professional and amateur reporters’ from Iran. If you are still in any doubt that we are in the midst of phenomenal change, watch this.

Be careful what you wear, sisters

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Buried deep, so to speak, in this AP story in today's Boston Globe ( " Iran sentences three activists to prison for role in postelection protests" ) is the newest theory about the cause of earthquakes, straight from Iran: Iranian media reported that a senior. Iran is one of the world’s most.

Media140 Sydney: Social Media Twitter & Journalism

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Better The President of Iran who blogs in both Arabic and English? Yes people in Iran may be poor and not have computers but they DO have mobile phones and use them.

How to help in Haiti

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Personal note: Many years ago, we had two extraordinary babysitters, refugees from Mashhad, Iran, who had the courage to come here in 1979 at the ages of 16 and 17. As students of Iran's history know, Bah'ai communities have been severely persecuted there. Excellent, to-the-point post about volunteer opportunities in Haiti by Diane Herbst on Tonic.

Links of the Month: Sunday, June 8, 2014

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Iran’s Astonishing Birth Rate Decline: Alan Weisman explains how change really happens, describing how Iran’s fertility rate went from being the highest in recorded human history to below replacement level in a few short years.

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Twitter: Who tweets in your organisation?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In London, a twittering intern for home-furnishings retailer Habitat got in big trouble last month after he sent out misleading tweets that included commonly searched words related to the protests in Iran. Two companies with very different results use Twinterns – interns who Twitter.

Why is a lack of knowledge cool?

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I know it’s a brave new world and all, but seriously, when you’re the Secretary of State and Twitter is a major part of the revolution in Iran, joking that you don’t know anything about it is just stupid. Last week I was reading this article about Secretary of State Clinton talking about Twitter’s role in the Iranian elections. Overall, it’s an impressive statement of the role of social tools on the world stage.

Technology: blogging popular amongst arab women

Joitske Hulsebosch

When women started blogging in Iran, some spoke of a social revolution, but now enthusiasm has waned as not much seems to have changed for women (said the press release- I wonder, I'm sure it will have brought about lots of changes in terms of connecting women with like-minded ideas

Technology: blogging projects

Joitske Hulsebosch

reflecting on the fact that countries like Cambodja, Iran and Jordan have a dynamic blogosphere, while others don't. I came across the African mentoring project set up by Ore Somolu from Nigeria. She is inspired by the Young Caucasus Women project in which I was the first mentor, and which seems to move quite well at a good pace.

Life With Alacrity: Dunbar Triage: Too Many Connections

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super bowl ads, adjab, christopher allen 300 friends problem, woodward and burnstien archives, rice to isreal, g7 robin hood, time bombs iran, nike. Life With Alacrity Alacrity, noun. From the Latin alacritus meaning promptitude.

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The Revolution is Twitterfied

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In Iran. Protest Iran Election. Katrin Verclas' Twitterfeed - actively amplifying the news out of Iran. Internet Graphs: Internet usage trends on Twitter show the consistency and growth of the Iran Election movement. Five years ago, CNN and 24-hour news channels and personal blogs captured US citizen dissent at the 2004 Presidential election results (or lack thereof).

Monday Morning Rock Out!

Hildy Gottlieb

Each day, as we watch the news unfold from Iran, we are inspired. Normally I slowly weave and tease my way into the video I share for the Monday Morning Rock Out.

Reza War + Peace: A Photographer’s Journey from National Geographic

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The book site writes that “Reza’s journey has taken him from his native Iran, where he was jailed and tortured because of his photography, to dozens of countries gripped by turmoil — from Kurdistan to Egypt, Lebanon to Turkey, China to Israel, Somalia to South Africa.

October 15th is the Next ZAAZ Social Media Event: 21 Slides

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Mark your calendar: Our ongoing series resumes October 15th. And this time, you can participate. Here is the announcement: * What is 21 Slides? 90 minutes. 8 social media presenters. Five minutes each. No more than 21 slides. Add beer. ZAAZ is inviting local social media digerati, strategists, and media dabblers of all backgrounds to submit presentation ideas to compete for the eight available 5-minute presentations slots.

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Monday Morning Rock Out!

Hildy Gottlieb

The election in Iran, deciding how that country will interact on the global stage. It’s Monday - another week ahead, another chance to hold ourselves accountable for creating the future of our communities and our world.

Scenario Planning: Embracing Uncertainty

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As protests in Iran last month drew the world's attention, the top executives at a large global industrial goods company held a teleconference to consider their options. Some interesting posts on the topic that came through my feed reader over the past few months. Eyes Wide Open: Embracing Uncertainty through Scenario Planning - Knowledge@Wharton.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

All John McCain hasto do is say, over and over again, with his war medals displayed, thathe will win the war, against Iraq and then against Iran and otherdeemed enemies of America. 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.

How Twitter Changes Everything at Enterprise 2.0

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conference next week here in Boston, I, of course, had no idea what would transpire in Iran a few months hence. When I was thinking of a title for a session on Twitter at the Enterprise 2.0 But here we are, witnessing the power of 140 characters, the energy that can be released with the greatest economy of writing. Journalists, commentators, bloggers, and tweeters alike are struggling to find the proper analogies for what is going on, even as they pile on far more than 140 characters.

Influencers and Social Media Experts

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

President of Iran or the Member for Wentworth, politicans make good stablemates if you can get them to blog about your stuff. There’s a lot of content out there and a lot of people creating stuff. How do you know who to pay attention to and who’s just mucking around? Remember, even a no friend nellie can drag you onto the front pages of the Saturday newspaper if they write right, but in the main, it pays to know if someone is actually an influencer or not.

Fooled by Randomness, Risk and Opportunity

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We can anticipate the consequences of another disastrous war, next time in Iran or North Korea (and Obama's decision to escalate the war in Afghanistan today signals that he is also incapable of learning the lessons of history, which is an ominous sign). What if the real political crisis is not war in Iran, but the collapse of Mexico? BLOG Fooled by Randomness. N assim Taleb is a very bright guy.

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Thanks to Dale Asberry for the Robinson link.and Bush Steps Up Iran Invasion Plans to Help Him Win: Sy Hersh has the latest startling news about the Bush regimes covert war on Iran , and plans to provoke violence to justify another all-out war. 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.

Links of the Month: October 24, 2011

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Cartoon by Matthew Diffee in The New Yorker. I ‘m back home after 10 days in the US. The delays and challenges of crossing the border get worse every trip, and I am filled with unease every moment I’m in the Paranoid States of America.

How to Save the World

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The theory is thatCheneyBush was either planning an attack inside the US to blame onIran, or planning to use the nukes on Iran. The UK Telegraph, speaking of plans for cross-border raids into Iran as a deliberate provocation , and the UK Guardian both give it some additional credibility. 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.

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John Gray Sums Up the Iraq Situation: "The most important - as well as most often neglected - feature of the conflict shaping up around Iraq is that the US no longer has the ability to mould events.Whatever it does, there will be decades of bloodshed in the region.Another large blunder - such as bombing Iran, as Dick Cheney seems towant, or launching military operations against Pakistan, as some inWashington appear to propose - would make matters even worse."

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

John Gray Sums Up the Iraq Situation: "The most important - as well as most often neglected - feature of the conflict shaping up around Iraq is that the US no longer has the ability to mould events.Whatever it does, there will be decades of bloodshed in the region.Another large blunder - such as bombing Iran, as Dick Cheney seems towant, or launching military operations against Pakistan, as some inWashington appear to propose - would make matters even worse."

Links of the Month: January 28, 2014

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Yes We Can (Farsi Edition): Slick video produced for President Rouhani of Iran shows that the same propaganda war against citizens is being waged, in much the same way, everywhere now.

The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best

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For Managers For Educators For Corporate Buyers Harvard Business Review Visit Harvard Business School Harvard Business Review Harvard Business Publishing Archive/Back Issues Customer Service HBR Email Newsletters Cart Store All Products All Articles Sign In or Subscribe Now How Social Networks Network Best by Alex Pentland The humble bee has much to teach us about the flow ofinformation in our own organizations.

Green Chameleon » Universities and KM Practice

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But there were also delegates from private sector companies and delegates from mainland China, Malaysia, New Zealand, Iran, UK, USA, Finland, Sweden, Germany, and Australia.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

All John McCain hasto do is say, over and over again, with his war medals displayed, thathe will win the war, against Iraq and then against Iran and otherdeemed enemies of America. 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.

It's Our Turn to Eat: How Politics Works and Why Activism is So Important

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US 2000, Kenya or Iran 2009, it doesn't matter. BLOG It's Our Turn to Eat: How Politics Works and Why Activism is So Important. A fter the Bioneers conference last year, I wrote about the 24 steps to make political activism more effective. And, as the chart above shows, activism has long been part of my "what you can do to help save the world" list. Recently, however, I've become more skeptical in my writing about whether or not political activism really has any effect.

Collaboration - Mapping the value of employee collaboration - Organization - Strategic Organization - The McKinsey Quarterly

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Competitive advantage from better interactions

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The Impeachable Dick Cheney: Henrik Hertzberg in this weeks New Yorker describes WaPos recent revelations about Cheneys execrable record and explains why the US can afford to wait no longer to get him out of office ( before he attacks Iran). 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.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

The Impeachable Dick Cheney: Henrik Hertzberg in this weeks New Yorker describes WaPos recent revelations about Cheneys execrable record and explains why the US can afford to wait no longer to get him out of office ( before he attacks Iran). 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.