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Twitter Strategy Battle: Russia vs. China

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President Medvedev Visits Twitter Question: What do Russia and China’s Twitter strategies have in common? Russia and China have taken diametrically opposed approaches to Twitter (and social media more generally). Probably no government has embraced Twitter with more finesse than Russia (and that includes the US).

Things to write on making


Two weeks in Russia with the kids, flu, Easter, laser cutter workshop and spring season in the garden, not to mention the kids, all need their share of attention. I’m longing to write, but the physical reality takes over. laser cutter workshops with kids and adults – technology on the periphery, affordances ( FB ).

Blog>> Transverse Lies and the Fusion of Tacit and Explicit Knowledge

Green Chameleon

Mikhail Bulgakov spent his first couple of years (1916-1917) after graduating as a doctor in the depths of rural Russia. He wrote a number of semi-autobiographical short stories about the experience. On the pretext of getting his cigarettes while the midwives prep the mother, he rushes to his room and goes through his obstetrics textbook.

Why Your Innovation Contest Won’t Work - Tim Kastelle - Harvard Business Review

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HBR Russia. HBR Global Editions. Harvard Business Publishing: For Educators. |. For Corporate Buyers. |. Visit Harvard Business School. Blogs.

Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

Russia. This is the second in a series of posts about my attempt to hold a mirror up to KM4Dev in a project funded by a grant from IFAD. Count.

Links of the Quarter: May 28, 2015

How to Save the World

America’s Subversive War on Arab Peoples and Putin’s Russia: It’s all about money, oil and power, reveals Julian Assange.

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How This Culture Makes Addicts of Us All (and Why That’s OK)

How to Save the World

It may evolve into something more substantial. Everything would be fine, right? This article is an attempt to understand why that is so.

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Every Picture Sells a Story

How to Save the World

And at these early colour photos , taken in Russia between 1909-12. (And now for something completely different. — Dave). Take your time.

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Power in Economic Networks

TNT - The Network Thinker

Russia has the natural gas, but the Ukraine is the gas transport gatekeeper on the steps of Europe. Russia would rather avoid that dependency.

Will the Collapse of Civilization Begin With Global Corporatist Totalitarianism?

How to Save the World


Ardath Rodale

Endless Knots

Sad to learn of the passing of Ardath Rodale , most recently "Chief Inspiration Officer" at Rodale Press. Rodale Press , one of the last family owned publishing enterprises in the U.S., is responsible for so many good ideas--books, magazines, initiatives. Thinking of the whole family today.

No, You Can't Pick My Brain. It Costs Too Much - Forbes

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Forbes Russia. Business. Autos. Energy. Logistics & Transportation. Media & Entertainment. Pharma & Healthcare. Retail. SportsMoney. Strategies & Solutions. Wall Street. Washington. The Business Of College Football. Investing. Advisor Network. Bonds. Commodities & Currencies. International. Intelligent Investing. Markets. Mutual Funds. Taxes.

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Mixed age group learning


Which is easier said than done , especially when you go outside of a single family level. Adults go to work and kids go to school.

From 2015 to 2016


Nature, archeology and family in Russia. Those three days were a lot of fun. Improv, playing on stage and on the floor, making fire, old and new songs, Rijksmuseum, skating, walking, laughing, cooking, sharing thoughts and food with friends, big and small. And then inwards, family-oriented change of the year. Unschooling. Community! Travel.

Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

This takes the form of bottom up localised development in an experimental project in the Tomsk regionl in Russia. Skip to content. emergent by design. future of facebook project. future of money project. support. who’s the architect? Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest. January 10, 2012.

Roland Merullo: Importing common sense from Cuba

Endless Knots

China, Russia, Albania, Burma, the. souvenirs confiscated at the US-Canada border. I’d spent a week in. small gifts. for a golf magazine.

Learning to read: full sentences and whole books


It’s one thing to hear stories about kids who learn to read by themselves, without use of any particular method. zat puffend in de zon.

Eyewitness report from downtown Reykjavík

Endless Knots

Meanwhile, one set of friends has had to postpone a work trip to Russia; another is grounded in SF and unable to get to the UK; yet another couple is mourning their lost vacation to France; one more, and daughter, are stranded in the Netherlands.and friends in the Caribbean are wondering when they'll be able to return to London.

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.……

It’s Not Peak Oil, It’s Peak Affordable Oil

How to Save the World

Oil was a remarkable discovery. Each barrel replaces the equivalent of about 6 person-years of unassisted manual labour. We continue to depend on that.

PhD writing done, future workspaces and blogging


An update due three weeks ago: finally I finished the dissertation writing! So, let’s see how it goes… Tags: fws , PhD. Related posts.

Enough to Go Around: The Case for Community Currency

How to Save the World

O ne of the paradoxes of industrial civilization is that in most communities we have, simultaneously: 1. And then something happened to mess it all up.

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Remembering Brian

Viv Mcwaters

Brian was a Catholic priest. We were invited to his 40th priestly celebration a few years ago. We became friends and colleagues. Quietly.

What supermarket shopping has in common with information overload?


Still in the middle of writing deadlines, so just something that came to my mind yesterday before falling asleep… I love cheese.

The week’s tweets

Chris Corrigan

Pacific Gray Whale, Highly Endangered, Making Good Time On Trek From Russia To Alaska [link] #. Heavy spring soaker flooding the forest with flow. #. Come On. Spurs! coys #. Calm after the storm. The sun shines a silvery light over a sea that is relaxed and flat. #. Well done Tottenham! Great first half against AC Milan in Italy. Keep it up!

Technology’s False Hope (and the Wisdom of Crows) (repost)

How to Save the World

Thanks to SHIFT for the graphics (much better than my originals), and for publishing and editing my work. — TS Eliot, Choruses from The Rock.

Thuisonderwijzers leren samen: learning with adults


This week is National Education Week in the Netherlands and its focus is on learning socially. Professionals at work. Homeschooling parents.

A suitable role for social reporters – tellers of naïve stories

Social Reporter

Well, of course we need those too – but the way to communicate is to tell a story. That’s good isn’t it? Well, not necessarily.

Technology: Electronic conferencing and gender

Joitske Hulsebosch

The study looks at e-conferences in the field of water supply and sanitation in Kenya, Columbia, Russia, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, India and Ghana. There are gender differences in the use of internet. The internet is seen as a male tool with opportunities for women to adapt it for their own uses and benefits.

Always say yes to grad students: an interview about virtual teams

Endless Knots

Some ask for interviews; others want an answer to a specific question. I always say yes--and I hope that other authors do the same. Who hasn’t?

Life after Death - BPP Diner?

Green Chameleon

The show Bryant Park Project has been off the air for 2 show days and what is happening? My sense if that the site will grow much larger.

On Dissociation and Free Will — Part One

How to Save the World

I’ve been told this is even more true in affluent families in Russia, Latin America and parts of Asia than in North America.

Why people participate in online communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

See you there ? Online community participation Yaniv Golan Let’s start with the obvious question….Why? Why do users comment? Why do they write blogs? Why do they upload pics to Flickr ? Why do they send links to friends? What are the motives behind user participation in social communities? Let’s first learn a bit more about our users.

Links of the Month: January 27, 2013

How to Save the World

For that to happen, people in China, the US and Russia must also do something. PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION’S COLLAPSE. LIVING BETTER.

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Cisco Announces Second I-Prize Winner

Portals and KM

I have been covering the Cisco I-Prize for several years and continue to be impressed with this initiative. They could invest these points in ideas.

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Petersburg, Russia. Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 03 2007 About Nancy White Published by Nancy White Nancy J. Technology steward, designer and builder of online interaction spaces (events, teams, learning groups). Thanks. #

Cisco Announces I-Prize Winner and Results of Their Global Collaboration

Portals and KM

The other members include Niels Gossen, a computer science student at the University of Applied Sciences in Germany, and Sergey Bessonnitsyn, a systems engineer from Russia. I wrote about the Cisco I-Prize a few months ago – see Mining the Web and the World for Innovation. The winners get to join Cisco and is funded to make the idea real.

Cisco I-Prize Announces its Winner and a Successful Global Collaboration

Green Chameleon

The other members include Niels Gossen, a computer science student at the University of Applied Sciences in Germany, and Sergey Bessonnitsyn, a systems engineer from Russia. I wrote about the Cisco I-Prize a few months ago – see Mining the Web and the World for Innovation a while back. The winning team contained two Germans and a Russian.

What the new global middle class can do

Chris Corrigan

Seen in this light, the rising incidence of protests and dissent in China, Russia, Thailand, and the Arab world is not surprising. Here is a case of getting seduced by the numbers and sucked into the wrong thinking. This article is looking for interesting ways to measure the growth of the global middle class. Which is actually interesting.

Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

How does one ‘deal’ with the simultaneous collapse of so many systems upon which so many of us now utterly depend? Not much else to say.