Nick Owen keynote at the improv conference, Portland Oregon

Viv Mcwaters

I’m at the Applied Improv Conference in Portland Oregon with about 100 other people. Scientific inquiry – how interesting , let me explore that, open-minded. Conversational enquiry – empathy, let me REALLy listen to what you have to say, so as I can listen with an open mind and an open heart. POA: Politeness, Openness and Accountabily…connect with all levels. Thought I’d try some live blogging.

Diversity is hard

Jenny Connected

In my own field of research into learning in open online environments, this point of view is endorsed by the call for more interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary and cross global, international working (see for example Haywood, 2016 and Eynon et al., Openness. Source of image.

Trending Sources

Loco for Local: Regional Examples of Open Government

Influence

I was pleasantly surprised by the number of people interested or involved in local open government projects. Ever since I began hearing about Open 311 , SeeClickFix , FixMyStreet , and other projects with a local focus, I became interested in how the principles of open government would look for municipalities. Also, I encourage you to check out Open Muni Wiki and E-democracy site , as there are some additional resources there.

R and Google Spreadsheets (and the context)

Learning Alliances

It expands on a Lighting Talk I gave at the Portland R User Group last Wednesday. An open source project like OpenRefine relies on Github for its front door, to manage its code, its binary downloads, and its documentation wiki.

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How journalists can help convene

Chris Corrigan

I was able to do a little process hosting and participating in the developmental evaluation that was going on during the two day conference in Portland. Back in the fall I got to finally do some work with my friends Peggy Holman and Stephen Sliha (and Carol Daniel Kasbari too!)

Why Companies Should Have Online Communities at Fast Wonder Blog

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

August 19, 2007 Sunday Open Thread -- August 19, 2007 What Im thinking about, and planning on writing (and podcasting) about soon: Open Space: Eversince I began learning about Open Space, Ive been trying to improveit (especially, trying to impose a framework on the process and OpenSpace competency training on the invitees). Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

Twitter Community Organizing Rules for Non Profits

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If one will fit with your topic, it might open your message up to a wider and different audience. Robin Stephenson is a field Organizer out of Portland, Oregon for Bread for the World.

Community Roles: Manager, Moderator, and Administrator

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What Motivates Participants to Engage in Online Communities at Fast Wonder Blog: Consulting, Online Communities, and Social Media

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Interests include online communities, open technologies, open source, web 2.0,

Wrap Up of 2nd Annual Community Manager Day: Voices Around the World #CMAD « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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link] W+K PORTLAND Community Manager Appreciation Day… The social web is about people, not technology, and thus, there’s a unique communication style when people engage in conversations online.

Immersed in the world of improvisation

Chris Corrigan

This past week I was in Portland, Oregon at the annual conference of the Applied Improvisation Network , and when I told that story, long time improvisers were surprised and delighted that such a thing was going on in small town Onatrio in 1991. Tags: Flow Improv Invitation Open Space Almost 20 years ago I was a part of pioneering something and I had no idea I was doing that.

Feedback from the Cascadia R Conference participants

Learning Alliances

The week after the conference, the organizing committee (which included Chester Ismay, Jessica Minnier, Lilly Winfree, Oliver Keyes, Scott Chamberlain, Ted Laderas, and me) chatted about the open-ended responses and discussed how things went in our Slack channel.

Maintaining a Successful Corporate Community at Fast Wonder Blog: Consulting, Online Communities, and Social Media

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

September 25, 2007 Learning to Podcast L aterthis week, Ill be posting my first podcast, an interview with ChrisCorrigan, Open Space guru and author of the Parking Lot blog. When youstart letting people finish talking, you learn more, and you let theconversation go in directions that open your thinking up. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 3, 2007 On Open and Closed Communities, and the Ephemeral Nature of Networks T heres an interesting discussion going on in one of the KM forumsI belong to about the nature of community, how it differs from anetwork, and the perils and advantages of open vs closedcommunities. Whetheror not they are more effective if they are mostly open or mostly closeddepends on the nature and purpose of the (real or virtual) "place theyshare".

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 3, 2007 On Open and Closed Communities, and the Ephemeral Nature of Networks T heres an interesting discussion going on in one of the KM forumsI belong to about the nature of community, how it differs from anetwork, and the perils and advantages of open vs closedcommunities. Whetheror not they are more effective if they are mostly open or mostly closeddepends on the nature and purpose of the (real or virtual) "place theyshare".

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Whileskeptics say such schemes are merely a licence to pollute, I have keptan open mind about 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. October 25, 2007 Fantasy Stories I attended a seminar recently on carbon cap-and-trade schemes. They are a useful subject for discussion andlearning.

A textbook case

Digital Habitats

A couple weeks later I was invited to talk at the opening of the second day of Pepperdine University’s Cadre 12 Action Research Conference of their Master of Arts in Learning Technology because several students had used Digital Habitats as a textbook.

A textbook case

Learning Alliances

A couple weeks later I was invited to talk at the opening of the second day of Pepperdine University’s Cadre 12 Action Research Conference of their Master of Arts in Learning Technology because several students had used Digital Habitats as a textbook.

A textbook case

Digital Habitats

A couple weeks later I was invited to talk at the opening of the second day of Pepperdine University’s Cadre 12 Action Research Conference of their Master of Arts in Learning Technology because several students had used Digital Habitats as a textbook.

Community Manager Tip: Reuse Your Work « Fast Wonder: Online Community Management

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Fast Wonder: Online Community Management Thoughts on online community strategy, community management, blogging, social media, Yahoo Pipes and open source.

State of the Online Community 2008 at Fast Wonder Blog: Consulting, Online Communities, and Social Media

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Some Interesting Twitter Apps from New York Times

Portals and KM

There is also the Portland Twisitor Center , where you can ask where to find the best brunch spot or coffee house and receive instant official responses from the center and anyone else who might be following. True Massage and Wellness in San Francisco, twitters when masseuses have same-day openings and offers discounts. The New York Times published an article, Putting Twitter’s World to Use , that had some interesting applications.

Who "Owns" the Community

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Collaborative Thinking: Designing A New User Experience

Collaborative Thinking

At opening, it will feature: -- Product Wall : A 25-foot, interactive, seamless dynamic plasma wall that features touch screen technology, pod casts and community search functionality. -- Community Wall : This interactive display wall serves as the stores official community center.

Online Community Expert Interview: Dawn Foster, Fast Wonder Consulting

Online Community Report

This month's Expert Interview is with Dawn Foster, Online Community & Social Media Consultant at Fast Wonder Consulting in Portland, Oregon. and open source software. She is a co-founder of Legion of Tech and is an organizer for the Portland BarCamp and Ignite Portland events.

Community ROI, Metrics, and Events

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Crafting a Great Community / Social Media Policy

Web Social Architecture

The poor barefoot hikers in Portland would pass out! But a degree of openness is also critical, and not only because people won’t participate in a system they perceive as restricting their self-expression.

Community Leadership Summit

Learning Alliances

Lots of familiar Portland faces and only one session I went to was a dud. A very nice practice that was not emphasized enough in the opening session was having dozens of etherpad rooms configured so that you could easily find where the note-taking should be going on.

Wild travel

Chris Corrigan

I had two short nights and a day at home to recharge, see the kids, take in the Vancouver Whitecaps BC Place opener against Portland and try to kick this cold/cough. I’m back at SFU on Friday teaching Open Space and World Cafe in the dialogue program there. One of my students from last year had a nice article published about her work using Cafe to open up civic conversation in her town of Oak Bay. Back in transit after two weeks on the road.

Defining Online Community

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Community as Curriculum – vol 2. The Guild/Distributed Continuum

Delicious/choconancy/community

A look at traditional guild models and how they deal with issues of quality control offers an interesting perspective to the current open classrooms and social networks. Guilds can work, particularly when they are open and people think of them as part of the whole knowledge building structure. From medieval guilds to open source software: Informal norms, appropriability institutions, and innovation. Portland, OR: CPsquare. “Community as Curriculum“, in: D.

Community: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly at Web 2.0 Expo at Fast Wonder Blog

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Links of the Month: November 30, 2012

How to Save the World

For those who want to hear a full (over one hour) Eisenstein speech the ones he gave in Portland and London are very good. Wikipedia’s open editing) leads to a renewed passion for learning. While unattached means autonomous, self-governing – open to possibility.

Custom Corporate Communities: Planning and Getting Started at Fast Wonder Blog: Consulting, Online Communities, and Social Media

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Rewarding Community Members at Fast Wonder Blog: Consulting, Online Communities, and Social Media

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A Structure for Your Corporate Community at Fast Wonder Blog: Consulting, Online Communities, and Social Media

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Corporate Community Trend: Focus on People at Fast Wonder Blog: Consulting, Online Communities, and Social Media

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Reflections on Community Management: AKA "What Do You Do"

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