Japan’s Tsunami is Gods Way of Teaching A Lesson – Social Media Fraud

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

If someone puts up a video on the social network YouTube saying that God is Good and teaching Japan not to be heathens by sending them an earthquake for Lent do you think: oh that’s so right! Online Communities social media social networks crowdpranking crowdpunkd God Identity Japan online community social network TamTamPamela truth Tsunami youtube

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A little bit of Japan in Brooklyn

Endless Knots

We know a tree or two grows in Brooklyn but who knew that Brooklyn was the home of the first Japanese garden planted in a public garden in the U.S?

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A thousand million trillion cranes

Endless Knots

We all feel the same, heart-sick, heart-broken, heart-aching for the people of Japan. In Japan, when others are ill, people fold cranes.   Japan

2011 190

Social Media and Ad:Tech Tokyo

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Event Online Communities social media social networks adtech Japan online communityI spoke on how Japanese companies were doing in social media overseas.

How to fold a crane via Blarneycrone

Endless Knots

JapanMy friend Liz at Blarneycrone picked up on my post and made it much better with a link to instructions for folding said cranes. Also a terrific picture, which I reposting (or, how do you say, stealing) here. And if you learn better by video, click this youtube link and take your pick.

2011 136

Organising Knowledge » Taxonomy Viewer

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Taxonomy Viewer From the National Institute of Genetics, Japan, comes this stunning taxonomy viewer covering the so called “tree of life&# – the taxonomy of known cellular organisms.

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Cranes on their minds (and in their 5th-grade hands)

Endless Knots

JapanApparently, I'm not the only one thinking about this (" A thousand million trillion cranes) ," as Akilah Johnson reports in today's " Boston, A Caring Message to Quake Zone :" Sitting in small groups, fifth-graders at Bradley Elementary School in East Boston methodically folded colorful pieces of paper into beautiful cranes. They made baby cranes and mama cranes as well as blue and green cranes.

2011 104

Facebook Eavesdropping and Spree Murders: Neomugicha Killings and Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I remember a dozen years ago, a guy in Japan putting up a status update that he was going on a spree kill – and he did. in Dazaifu, Fukuoka, Japan, stabbing one passenger to death. [1]

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Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan


Well, if there is anything the recent tragic events happening in Japan have proved, with both the earthquake and the follow-up tsunami and over the last couple of days the nuclear threat , is that realistic fact, now more than ever!,

Opening General Session at Social Connections V (Zurich)

Michael Sampson - Currents

185 registered participants from 19 countries, including Japan, Australia, and more. - Stuart McIntrye is opening Social Connections V in Zurich. This is the fifth event, in the fifth country. We have seen a growing number of attendees, and increased support from the sponsors. The conference has become bigger and better each time. Why are we running Social Connections? Back in 2011, we felt "social business" and "IBM Connections" were very new to the market.

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‘Communities’ and ‘Networks’: A Conceptual and Linguistic 2.0 Mess | Sonnez en cas d'absence


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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Kevin Camerons recent photo of snow in Japan. 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. February 9, 2008 Saturday Links of the Week -- February 9, 2008 and you thought you had a lot of snow. Love Conversation Community What Do We Want From Love?:

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Chocolate Guinness Cake and Disaster Relief Donations

Nancy White

Just a small echo to the culture of love as people respond to the earthquake in Japan. If you like the cake, the idea, the beer – whatever – donate to help the good folks of Japan who are suffering so much from the earthquake, Tsunami and nuclear challenges.

Welcoming you to another Art of Hosting

Chris Corrigan

This year we are also being joined by a colleague from Japan, Yurie Makihara who uses dialogue and participatory leadership in her work with businesses and municipalities in Japan on sustainability issues.

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Painting of Louisiana Satsumas

Portals and KM

Here is a 24" square painting of  satsumas , a Louisiana orange that originated in Japan. It is part of a series on close ups of fruits and yegetables in the 24" format.

CEOs Don’t Understand Social Media The Australian

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In Japan, CEOs are placing chief public relations officers on their board to manage negative criticism, respond to crisis, protect the brand integrity and help ensure the share price bounces back from negative community feedback.

2013 283

The Power Five: Better Decisions through Strategic Questions

Partnering Resources

Several years ago, I worked with a company that was seeking to expand its footprint in Japan. People are always looking for their magic wand: a miraculous tool that will immediately and painlessly improve the problem at hand. I haven’t found a magic wand yet.

2013 244

Why as an L&D professional you should even be interested in artificial intelligence

Joitske Hulsebosch

Another application shared: At a factory in Japan, a robot runs around (powered by AI) that connects with employees and coaches workers, for example, to take a break.

2017 141

Travel's High-Tech Future — Eventually

Michael Sampson - Currents

It may sound far-fetched, but automated systems that talk to handheld devices are in the trial stage: In Australia, Qantas has rolled out frequent flyer cards with radio frequency identification tags to streamline the luggage-tagging process; Japan Airlines JAL.L Reuters examines the possibilities of travel in a mobile device and integrated systems world : " Welcome to the airport terminal of the future. There are self-service bag drops but no check-in desks.

Future 109

TV Moving Closer to Mobile Phones and the Web

Portals and KM

Information Week said that “mobile television services have long been popular in markets like Japan, but the service has yet to significantly take off in the United States despite strong investments from the likes of AT&T and Verizon Wireless. I recently asked, Will Phones, TV, Music Player, and Computers Really Converge ? Information Week ran an article, Comcast Pushing TV To Phones , that addresses part of this question.

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Do we look out for children in our neighbourhoods?


The findings for several countries, including England and Australia, are noticeably mixed: but most striking to me are the very low levels of disagreement with the proposition in Japan and France.

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Social Media Flies Past Email and Search for Web Usage

Portals and KM

Ross also lists the top countries in social media and blog usage: Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, U.K., I can remember when Email and Search were the top two in Web usage (aside from porn). Of course, I can remember when there was no Web. Times have changed. Ross Dawson recently shared (on his blog) a new Nielsen report with detailed statistics on online activity that I learned about from his Twitter feed. 

2011 126

Radical Management – A Different Kind of CEO


During the course of yesterday, my good friend, the always insightful Ana Silva was wondering, over in Twitter , and in her own blog, too!, under the heading “ The Cluetrain Manifesto on art, work and life “, about potential new books to read during the summer vacation.

Fry it, flexitarians!

Endless Knots

Case in point: In Japan during one of those marathon dinners (first this restaurant, then that restaurant, then then.), I love Mark Bittman. Just in case there's any confusion, I don't know him.

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Japanese Business Culture & Social Computing

Green Chameleon

This is the largest technology innovation conference in Japan, bringing together the leading start-ups, corporations, analysts and investors. I’ve travelled in Japan in the past but this was my first visit in a business context. In Japan cards are exchanged at the start of a conversation with no filter for relevance.

Why aren’t Australian politicians meeting CEOs of Facebook Twitter etc? #auspol

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Dick Costolo (Twitter CEO) also met with the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe in March to talk through the election. In Bed, Much? I understand courting Rupert Murdoch. Doesn’t do anything for us the voters, but might help pollies campaigns.

2013 274

Ten (cool) things I learnt about in 2010 [cont.]

e-Moderation Station

Something well-established in countries like Japan, QR codes have yet to make a big impact in Europe. Revealingly though, on a trip to Japan last month, I didn’t find myself avidly reading QR codes on my iPhone – it just seemed like too much hassle.

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The advisory role as puzzle solving

Joitske Hulsebosch

There are various storylines (in Marocco, Japan, Mexico) and at some point you discover the link between the various storylines. Yesterday I saw the film Babel from director Alejando Gonzalez Iñárritu.

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Academic BEtreat (#betreat12) pre-conference call

Jenny Connected

Juggling time zones is going to going to be a challenge for the synchronous meetings – since participants are from the US, Europe and Japan. The Academic BEtreat is underway. We have had our first conference call, to prepare for next week. Screenshot from the Pre-Conference Call.

SEC Climate Change Disclosure 10-k Race Opens 2012

21st Century Organization

Enlightening questions and comments from the panel discussion: “climate change or any other sustainability issues are interchangeable” “the insurance industry is particularly impacted by climate change – think Japan’s earthquake and tsunami” “is reporting integrated from board to employees?” “GE It’s ironic that the SEC’s 2010 interpretation of a previous Climate Change 10-k Disclosure ruling of the material impacts to a business is equivalent to a 10k foot race.

2012 105

Digital media and learning competition

Joitske Hulsebosch

This year we are piloting international eligibility for our Innovation Award and will be accepting submissions from primary applicants in Canada, People's Republic of China, India, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands,Nigeria, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States; collaborators can befrom anywhere in the world.…… I've been asked to spread the news about the digital media and learning competition. The focus is on Participatory Learning.

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Conference: Public Sector Web 3.0 and Future of Social Media Government

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Then I disappear to Japan for a few days to speak at ad:tech in Tokyo. Government 2.0 is such a hot topic. I’m speaking in Canberra next week - a workshop on social media and government one day and presentation on online communities and voters/constituents the next. Come along if you are interested – I think you can book from IBRC.com.au. Public Sector web 3.0 and Future of Social Media eGov.

BroadVision Offers a “Social Business Cloud” Through its Enterprise 2.0 Platform - Clearvale

Portals and KM

One of the initial clients for this service is Softbank Telecom in Japan, which will provide integrated email, IM and voice through this capability. Since its inception in 1993, at the start of the first wave of internet-based businesses, BroadVision has gone through a series of transitions.

2011 186

Reclaiming Work

Michael Sampson - Currents

We have every kind of talent the world has to offer, while other countries such as China, India and Japan have very homogenous cultures so everyone basically brings the same talent to the table.”. I receive many story pitches every day, and ignore most of them as being irrelevant. This one stood out today.

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SEC Climate Change Disclosure 10-k Race Opens 2012

21st Century Organization

Enlightening questions and comments from the panel discussion: “climate change or any other sustainability issues are interchangeable” “the insurance industry is particularly impacted by climate change – think Japan’s earthquake and tsunami” “is reporting integrated from board to employees?” “GE It’s ironic that the SEC’s 2010 interpretation of a previous Climate Change 10-k Disclosure ruling of the material impacts to a business is equivalent to a 10k foot race.

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Beautiful Humans CA Road Trip 2016: Day 1

Hildy Gottlieb

First, my daughter calls from Japan – her first call from her 3 week vacation on the other side of the world. Lizzie’s missives from Japan (not to mention her empty apartment that will serve as our home base for a week). It’s May 2016, and Dimitri and I are back on the road.

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5 Cool things I learned about in 2013

e-Moderation Station

As in many things strange and technological, Japan is well ahead of the game, and Hatsune has been around since 2007. Photo by Creativity103. Of course I learned a lot more than five things in 2013, but here are five that I especially like: 1 The quantified self movement.

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From San Diego to Los Angeles: Beautiful Humans CA Road Trip 2016

Hildy Gottlieb

With Lizzie being away in Japan, her high school best friend, Jessica, has the keys to her apartment. In May and June of 2016, Dimitri and I drove the amazing state of California, visiting. friends and colleagues and. family, and experiencing an addictive mix of love and serendipity.

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Twelve Plus Reasons Why I Love New Orleans: Part One

Portals and KM

Ed added a wonderful harmonica player from Japan, along a new bass player, his usual keyboardist and drummer.  In July we came back to New Orleans for eight nights after an extended road trip to the way too hot Northeast.

2013 180

Welcoming New Members to your Online Community

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Note the last paragraph on identity and registration in online communities how Japan has moved from anonymous communities like 2CH to totally closed, invitation only, fully registered ones like Mixi. One area that needs to be revisited every so often, is the “welcome&# to new members.

New Addition to the Ant’s Eye View Silicon Valley Leadership Team: Todd Shimizu

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Todd has traveled extensively around the world, including a two-year stay in Japan as part of the JET Program. The Silicon Valley has always been known for innovation and forward thinking. At Ant’s Eye View, we see this every day as we work with our clients in the Bay Area.

2011 66

The Mushroom at the End of the World

How to Save the World

Once in Japan, the mushrooms are re-sorted, because one of their primary uses in Japan represents an exit again from the industrial economy. A nna Lowenhaupt Tsing’s book The Mushroom at the End of the World is subtitled “On the possibility of life in capitalist ruins”.

2017 73

Is your Company Creating Zombies 2.0? | Sonnez en cas d'absence

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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