March for Science NL: Sharing the”signs of the times”

Making CommunitySense

Yesterday was a momentous day in the history of science. Never before did so many scientists and science supporters take to the streets in such huge numbers across the globe. Quoting the March for NL Statement : For far too long, scientists and supporters of science have remained silent in the face of policies which ignore scientific evidence, and endanger human life and the future of our world. Uncategorized research society science politics

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The science of teaching

Jenny Connected

Science applies a known procedure to an unknown answer, whereas in our teaching we very often mark/measure students’ understanding by marking their answers rather than their procedures. Khan Academy and the Effectiveness of Science Videos.

March for Science NL: Sharing the”signs of the times”

Making CommunitySense

Yesterday was a momentous day in the history of science. Never before did so many scientists and science supporters take to the streets in such huge numbers across the globe. Quoting the March for Science NL Statement : For far too long, scientists and supporters of science have remained silent in the face of policies which ignore scientific evidence, and endanger human life and the future of our world.

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LinkedIn Maps: art or science?

Making CommunitySense

LinkedIn is a great resource for exploring professional profiles. However, when your personal social network starts to grow into the hundreds of contacts, it becomes very hard to – quite literally – still see the bigger picture.

Brain science meets social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

They interviewed various scientists and are translating new insights from brain science into practical consequences for organising effective learning situations. We hope to combine insights from brain science with the way you can use social media in learning processes.

3 tips for science communications

Viv Mcwaters

It’s National Science Week here in Australia. I’m quite fond of science and scientists: I’m married to a scientist; I even studied science once; I dabbled in science communications; I failed to get a Churchill Fellowship to explore science communications; and I love just about anything to do with space exploration. I’m a big fan of science fiction and I’ve been known to read New Scientist at the hairdressers (I bring my own).

The Deep Science of Cooperation: Martin Nowak

Alchemy of Change

If you are interested in cooperative studies or just want to build a more collaborative culture in your place of work, watch the below 20 minute talk by Martin Nowak.

Weaving the Web: Launch of the Tilburg University Science Junction

Making CommunitySense

Today, Tilburg University’s Science Junction was launched: The Children’s University aims to work together with regional schools to develop curriculums and teaching materials for more gifted primary school students from groups 7 and 8 (age 10 to 12).

New publication: The “Kids’ Knowledge Base”: Connecting Junior Science to Society

Making CommunitySense

de Moor (2014), The “Kids’ Knowledge Base”: Connecting Junior Science to Society. The Hague University of Applied Sciences , pp.108-111. Introducing children to science at an early age is an important part of this mission. Filed under: education , knowledge bases , science , social innovation , socio-technical systems. education knowledge bases science social innovation socio-technical systems Just published: A.

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21st Century Organizations: Applying Network Science

21st Century Organization

How to apply understandings from social network science in organizations has pre-occupied me since hearing Patti Anklam explain “energy“ in networks (at Andy Snider ‘s Advanced Thinkers Summit 2003).

Engaged, Big Science for Global Action Networks

Networking Action

Harnessing science for the scale and type of issues of Global Action Networks (GANs) requires an “engaged big science” (EBS) approach. I’ve discovered that while working with GOLDEN — the most ambitious and comprehensive initiative ever to develop the knowledge … Blog Net Dev

Improving science communications with improv

Viv Mcwaters

In another life I was a science communicator, working with scientists to help them tell the story of their work.

Cancer Commons - another open-science initiative

Endless Knots

Toward this end, we are developing Cancer Commons, a family of web-based open-science communities in which physicians, patients, and scientists collaborate on models of cancer subtypes to more accurately predict individual responses to therapy. Health Science

Enabling Participation: More Art Than Science

Collaborative Thinking

It remains "more art than science" as the saying goes. Over the years, I’ve talked to a lot of project teams and people involved in Enterprise 2.0 initiatives. What I’ve derived from those interactions is that the biggest hurdle to success has to do with the “soft” issues related to adoption. As a follow-up to my earlier post, I’ve summarized some of the techniques employed by project teams to encourage changes in people's attitudes and behaviors (e.g., the value of participation).

The Science of Sales Performance Optimization

The Bumble Bee

Download "The Science of Sales Performance Optimization". I wrote an article on the use of simulation technology in the field of "Sales Performance Optimization" for The Effective Executive Magazine for the May 2011 edition.

The future of computer science -- in one hour

Endless Knots

I had the chance to listen to one of the icons of computer science recently. John Hopcroft, IBM Professor of Engineering and Applied Mathematics in Computer Science at Cornell, gave a talk on future directions in theoretical computer science to. Research Science Technology

21st Century Organizations: Applying Network Science

21st Century Organization

How to apply understandings from social network science in organizations has pre-occupied me since hearing Patti Anklam explain “energy“ in networks (at Andy Snider ‘s Advanced Thinkers Summit 2003).

Leadership, Innovation and Complexity Science

Networking Action

Leadership in multi-stakeholder networks must deal with complexity. This contrasts with complicated where there are many moving parts such as with getting a person on the moon, but the moving parts are for the most part controllable and predictable. With … Leadership complexity innovation

Science bloggers submit!

Endless Knots

My friend Elatia Harris, who writes for 3quarksdaily , is calling all science bloggers or friends of to nominate posts for this award: We at 3QD are running a contest for Best Science Post of the year -- $1000. If you know of a single science post that you'd like to nominate, feel free. More $1000 awards in arts & letter, politics and philosophy scheduled from June through spring 2010, then back to science next summer. Tags: Science Weblogs Writing

Tales from a Test Tube: The Mixing of Art & Science

Endless Knots

22" x 30" 2008 Eliza Stamps Beyond Benign , "a non-profit organization that promotes sustainable science in order to create an environmentally, socially and economically prosperous world," is sponsoring the work for visual artists, opening this coming Thurs, Nov 5, 2009.

Connecting Physical and Social Science to Address Complexity

Networking Action

Allan Savory is associated with environmental land management; his most remarkable insight is to integrate a physical science observation… Change Net DevWhile working with Ashoka to scale transformational change, I recently met a most remarkable man with a most remarkable insight.

SNA.Art or Science?

Governance in a Networked World

Art appreciation isn't a strength of mine, yet I've been to many galleries around the world tagging behind my art teacher wife. On the weekend we visited the NSW Art Gallery for the Monet exhibition with some friends. In fact this year I've had impressionist overload as we were also at D'Orsay in Paris earlier this year, so I know now that Manet isn't just a typo on the Monet program.

Bayer Material Science to Implement Lotus Connections

Michael Sampson - Currents

Bayer Material Science is implementing Lotus Connections. The intent is to provide tools to support people to collaborate better. Providing tools is one (small) part of the overall roadmap to success - it would be great to learn more about the BMS "Personalized WorkPlace Program" too - although in the context of collaborative working, I'm unsure as to the validity of the word personalized in the program title.

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The Surprising Science of Motivation by Dan Pink

Elsua

In it, Dan gets to explain what science knows about incentives and awards and what the business seems to keep ignoring time and time again!

Power Posing: The Art and Science of Making Posture Work For You

The Bumble Bee

Most of us are familiar with the concept of body language and its effects on our social interactions; for example, greeting a date with open arms and a warm expression says that we''re excited for the evening, while a slumped stature and a pout says the opposite.

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Developing the Ecosystem for Financing Transformation with the SDGs: A Foundation and Science View

Networking Action

Transformation requires substantial investment in the change process: experimenting and identifying transformative solutions, creating capacity, and sustaining the actual change effort over the many years the process requires. A webinar will focus on the these issues and the role of … Net Dev

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Blog Cases from 2005: Christina Pikas on Library Science

Portals and KM

These cases have not appeared on this blog before  Christina Pikas is currenlty a science and engineering librarian in a special library, as well as a doctoral student in information studies. She created her first science and technology blog, On Christina's Radar , to highlight advancements in science and technology that she thought might eventually be of interest to her organization. 

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Colliding Web Sciences - MIT Research Initiative

21st Century Organization

September's Scientific American detailed the philosophy and research focus of the academic program in their article Web Science: Studying the Internet to Protect Our Future.

Computer Science is not Digital Literacy

SocialTech

This morning at BETT, the UK's Education Secretary Micheal Gove will outline the Government's endorsement of the development of Computer Science and hopefully, a more interesting, relevant and creative computing curriculum. We will be supporting and celebrating computer science, coding, and ways in which young people can become active in creating and critically engaging with technology.

The Art and Science of Resilience and Survival: 12 Rules Of Life

The Bumble Bee

In "Surviving Survival" Laurence Gonzales looks deeply into the mental processes that enable us to cope with the trauma that often sets in during and after a challenge to our survival.

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Masters of Networks: Policy and Network Science in the same room

Endless Knots

Last week's Masters of Networks conference in Venice, which I blogged about earlier this month, brought network science down to earth and policy making into the 21st century.

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Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Wired Science | Wired.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

3 in Science. networks , Science , social networks , sociology Post Comment | Permalink Digg Stumble Upon Delicious Reddit Comments (3) Sign in to comment You can now use your email address to login. A new network of all-star science bloggers.

Starting Up: Infusing business with social science

Social Abacus

Over the past seven years I've become increasingly frustrated when people talk about things like influence, engagement, community, or collaboration (to name just a few) without enough of a nod to the wealth of data in social science.

Bayer Material Science Adopts Lotus Connections - An Update on Value and Adoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last November, I pointed to the announcement that Bayer Material Science in Germany was implementing Lotus Connections. This was of particular interest to me since I frequently hear about how the "privacy laws" in Germany make the adoption of collaboration and social tools inside organizations difficult. Kurt, the CIO at BMS, kindly responded to my blog post and shared more. Earlier this week, in the German edition of CIO Magazine , there is a longer write up on how things are going.

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Organising Knowledge>> Taxonomy Work and Activity Mapping Gets Beyond the Politics of Science Research

Green Chameleon

So they procured clickstream data covering almost a billion transactions on scholarly journal portals over two years, and produced this elegant map, showing that social sciences and some humanities sit at the densely connected centre of a cartwheel of suspiciously silo-looking scientific disciplines.

Paper makes Social Science Research Network's top 10 downloads

Governance in a Networked World

My co-author of a paper I presented at an Intellectual capital conference in Matera, Italy last year posted the paper up on the SSRN web site last week. I haven't had a paper posted there before so I was pleasantly surprised when I received an email to say it was in the top 10 downloads. The paper is entitled "The Role of Corporate Social Capital on Business Innovation Networks" and is available for free download here

bad science and getting better

Engineers without Fears

Ben Goldacre writes for the UK's Guardian newspaper and also puts out the Bad Science blog. His mission is to attack poor uses of science - esp. For the past year or so, Patrick 's presentations and blog posts have explored the development of health science as discipline in comparison with knowledge management. better bad science kmin the medical field where he was trained.

Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Wired Science | Wired.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

3 in Science. networks , Science , social networks , sociology Post Comment | Permalink Tweet Digg Stumble Upon Delicious Reddit Comments (2) Sign in to comment You can now use your email address to login. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

Organising Knowledge » Taxonomy Work and Activity Mapping Gets Beyond the Politics of Science Research

Green Chameleon

So they procured clickstream data covering almost a billion transactions on scholarly journal portals over two years, and produced this elegant map, showing that social sciences and some humanities sit at the densely connected centre of a cartwheel of suspiciously silo-looking scientific disciplines.

How Community Software Can Use Forensic Science to Identify Bad Members

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Managing the Community Thinking

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Popular Science Shuts Off Comments on Their Website: Some Unsolicited Community Thoughts

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. ManagingCommunities.com

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Revolution in networks: applying the new science to organizations

Endless Knots

As we posted earlier, the Discovery Network's Science Channel (thank you, Joe Wehr) premieres " Connected: The Real Matrix " tonight, Sunday, February 15, at 9pm EST (and PST). " The TV show emphasizes the general applicability of the new network science to complex systems. We here at NetAge have applied this same science to organizations.

SOCRMx Week 2 Surveys

Jenny Connected

I have also been reminded of how we used to agonise over how to ask our primary trainee teachers questions about their knowledge of science concepts which would reveal their misconceptions. Teaching and learning in science: a new perspective. I have divided this post into two parts.

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