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July Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning. Float Mobile Learning , July 12, 2011 Help us #save new born babies lives by using #mobile devices for #ultrasound - Ignatia Webs , July 25, 2011 Josh Topolosky has written my fave #WebOS Touchpad review.

My Reflections on the Mobile World Congress

Nancy White

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) last week in Barcelona reminded me of the early days of Comdex. I was honored to serve as a judge for the Mobile World Congress 2011 16th annual Global Mobile Awards in the category of Best mLearning Innovation. This is the first time that mobile learning has been recognized. The winner was Urban Planet Mobile from Savannah, Georgia, for their mobile English learning initiative.

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eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture

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The sale and use of mobile handheld devices has soared over the last few years. The 2010 Horizon Report predicts that mobile technology will be mainstream by the end of this year. This Guardian Weekly article , for example, reports on the massive rise of mobile phone use in Africa.

February Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning February 1, 2010 to February 28, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

Microsoft Updates Windows Phone 7 - 10% Failure or 90% Success?

Michael Sampson - Currents

10% of users upgrading their Windows Phone devices had problems, according to BBC Technology News : " Microsoft has revealed that 1 in 10 users who tried to install a software update on their Windows mobile experienced problems. However - for a firm the size of Microsoft, with the mobile aspirations it has, a 10% fail rate is way too high. Enterprise Mobility

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Another Bioteams lesson in teamwork from the ant

The Bumble Bee

The BBC Nature site reports on research published in the journal Naturwissenschaften which has discovered that a certain species of stinging ant may grab a fellow worker in their jaws and take them with them to help manage large food items they cannot carry by themselves.

Exclusion and protest: people left out in the street can make a difference

Neighbourhoods

Yesterday, as various sources report ( BBC , Indy ), five disabled people lost their High Court challenge over the government's decision to abolish the Independent Living Fund (ILF). Citizenship and democracy Mobility and change Social exclusion Social policy

Parking traumas

Neighbourhoods

  Mobility and change Neighbourhood relations A recent survey carried out for the AA suggests that one third of neighbour disputes is car-related: ‘An AA-Populus. survey of 23,450 AA members (11-17 June 2013) found that 33% of neighbour bust-ups are rooted in car-related disputes.’.

My FastForward Posts for February 2010

Portals and KM

Collaboration Goes Mobile in 2010. BBC Tells Staff to Get with Social Media. Here is the monthly listing of my Fast Forward blog posts. I find it helps me with an archive and hopefully is also useful to you. There is a separate category for these summaries in my right side column on this blog. There will be more in March. Details on Enterprise 2.0 in Operation in Haiti Relief. Social Media Usage in the Inc. 500 in 2009.

Rebuilding the Smurf Society

Neighbourhoods

Here I sit trying to think what I might say at today’s Compass seminar on ‘building the good society’, only to get distracted by this BBC headline: Do Smurfs provide a model for a good society?

Local democracy is a competitive business: how can Create a Council be more engaging?

Social Reporter

You can do the same thing on a mobile phone. Rosie Niven provides a good round-up of the background and issues here for BBC London: Are Londoners ready for parish councils?

How the government is encouraging people to get more involved in politics

Neighbourhoods

First, I was struck by the extent to which the government's bullying of the BBC has pushed it to the right. BBC TV coverage of events in Westminster was almost devoid of any attempt to analyse why protestors were angry. The BBC has become afraid to say anything that might upset the authorities.   Citizenship and democracy Governance and participation Information and communication Mobility and change Social exclusion Social policy

Google drops Wave

The Bumble Bee

BBC News reports that Google is dropping Google wave due to lack of users. Its a big surprise for a product that looked like a game changer and just like mobile picture messaging serves as a reminder of the risks of getting too far ahead of your market.

Media140 Sydney: Social Media Twitter & Journalism

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Caroline Overington was adamant – well actually she was channelling James Murdoch’s rant over the BBC. Yes people in Iran may be poor and not have computers but they DO have mobile phones and use them.

Bad leaders cause their team health problems

The Bumble Bee

BBC News reports on work by a team of Swedish researchers from the Karolinska Institute and Stockholm University which shows that "inconsiderate bosses not only make work stressful, they may also increase the risk of heart disease for their employees.".

Researchers Find Twitter Effective Way to Monitor Breaking News

Portals and KM

The BBC reports that Rice University researchers monitored tweet s made during National Football League games. Professor Lin Zhong worked in collaboration with engineers from the Betaworks group of the Motorola Mobility Applied Research Center to conduct the research.  The BBC quotes him, “"We chose football because touchdowns, interceptions and other events in the game cause a lot of excitement and lead a lot of people to tweet.

DIY and the future of care

Neighbourhoods

This morning the BBC offered us the future of car care - a garage in Norfolk where space can be hired out so that car owners can modify or service their own vehicles. Tags: Neighbourhood relations Mobility and change Social capital "They will save money, but they can also come and learn. The more you get into it, the more adventurous you'll become," said entrepreneur Nathan Devlin. "If you need me to help out, I charge £20 per hour."

Sipson may or may not be a community

Neighbourhoods

I like what the BBC have done here in bringing the views of local people to the foreground, and I've been listening to radio reports where, with an echo of doom, residents celebrate the existing sense of community. Tags: Social policy Space and place Mobility and change I don't want to hear people banging on about how cosy and convivial is the village of Sipson.

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Sites also vary in the extent to which they incorporate new information and communication tools, such as mobile connectivity, blogging, and photo/video-sharing. There are mobile-specific SNSs (e.g., Dodgeball), but some web-based SNSs also support limited mobile interactions (e.g.,

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Software success in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

The BBC posted an article on software success in Ghana. (I If you make a picture of this black and white design with your internet-enabled mobile phone, it will give you all the needed information about the building in the background, linking you to wikipedia.

Swarms on primetime TV

The Bumble Bee

Swarm: Nature's Incredible Invasions (BBC TV): EPISODE 1. Real-life footage from camcorders and mobile phones captures the amazing impact they can have on our lives. Swarm: Nature's Incredible Invasions (BBC TV): EPISODE 2.

Culture and technology: The Suri in Ethiopia and guns

Joitske Hulsebosch

Zapping on television I landed in the middle of a documentary of the BBC: Tribe I had already seen once before. I like instant electricity, central heating, mobile phones, good movies…if that’s what they want too then its patronising to deny them that desire?

Community vs. Social Network - Lithosphere Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

For example in the UK the BBC is consulting on the closure of one of its smaller radio stations 6Music. Kudo 0 Version: Mobile | Full Sign In. Lithosphere Community Sign In Forums Up 24 Comments Community vs. Social Network MikeW (Lithium Guru) Jun 6 Labels: Cyber Anthropology Social Media Michael Wu, Ph.D. is Lithiums Principal Scientist of Analytics, digging into the complex dynamics of social interaction and online communities.

My Favorite Tweets for January 15 - 31 2012

Portals and KM

RT @JimLundy : Summarizing Lotusphere in 3 words: Social, Mobile, Watson [link] #ls12. RT @darwineco : Gartner: CIO 2012 IT Budgets like analytics and mobility [link]. RT @Edtweeps : BBC News - Five ways the digital camera changed us [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

News Updates (February 11, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Mobile Working. The Bottom Line on BBC last week talked about mobile working. " Google released Google Sync, for sync'ing between mobile devices and Gmail Contacts and Calendar. For iPhone and Windows Mobile users, " Sync is a two-way service, you can make changes on your phone or in your Google Account.

Socialising in the workplace

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Jon Barker reports: The BBC is abuzz with Obamamania. In the past, the BBC has rarely communicated with staff outside the traditional corporate communication channels. Yammer time Yammer is another social media tool taking the BBC by storm.

Launching the Big Society Network

Social Reporter

The chief executive, Paul Twivy has started and run communication and advertising agencies, worked at the BBC, and been involved with Comic Relief for 20 years.

Introducing Lobbi – with bold aims to change politics locally and globally

Social Reporter

as the BBC reported in 2007, with periods of excitement around the role of social networks in the Arab Spring and the success of the Five Star Movement in the Italian election. Downloading Democracy 2013 – Archived Live Stream from John Popham on Vimeo.

Enterprise 2.0: Jeffrey Stamps and Jessica Lipnack - Collaborating in the Transparent Enterprise. Strange Attractor: Picking out patterns in the chaos

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

tools and mobile technology to break news, to engage with audiences and tell the story behind the headlines in multiple media and on multiple platforms. Before joining the Guardian, he worked at the BBC for eight years.

Social Networking More Popular Than Email

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

On Twitter, CNN, The New York Times, and BBC have the greatest reach among mainstream media companies as of late February. They talk to each other on Facebook and Skype and mobile text messaging--all day long. launch linkedin Lists MARKETING marketplace mashable microblogging microsoft Mobile 2.0 Mobile 2.0

Headshift :: Social networks and innovation

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Looking at the tension in the collaboration process

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Worklight Enters the Enterprise Facebook Market

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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The FASTForward Blog » Immersed in the ‘Internet Human Buzz’: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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The FASTForward Blog " Social Media and the Organization - Part 1: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Because the French’s context for using tanks was still based in static defensive warfare - Tanks to them were mobile pill boxes. mobile Mobile Messaging 2.0

The FASTForward Blog " More on War as the accelerant for Social Software: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

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mobile Mobile Messaging 2.0 More on War as the accelerant for Social Software by Rob Paterson November 29, 2007 at 7:44 am · Filed under 2.0

An adoption strategy for social software in enterprise. Strange Attractor: Picking out patterns in the chaos

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tools and mobile technology to break news, to engage with audiences and tell the story behind the headlines in multiple media and on multiple platforms. Before joining the Guardian, he worked at the BBC for eight years.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Just for Fun: Business Newspeak: BBC lists the 50 most hackneyed, misused and overused business expressions. And Theresa Purcell points out a new technology thatmay soon allow Second Life to work on mobile devices.

The FASTForward Blog » Awareness Makes a Smart Move with Its Facebook Integration: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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The Twentieth Century was Wrong :: Blog :: Headshift

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