Louisiana Vs. Texas BBQ

Portals and KM

              When in Austin we read about the Texas BBQ Trail and made a selection part of our return to New Orleans - Meyers' Smokehouse in Elgin Texas

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Election day and manure?

Ant's Eyeview Blog

In Texas we have an exciting campaign for governor. Of course there are plenty of annoying TV ads each claiming the other candidate is not right for Texas. Tags: AEV Blog Doing It Right election manure Texas vote

BBQ tour of the US South: Complete Listings

Portals and KM

BBQ Part One: Louisiana vs. Texas. Whenever we take a long road trip and want to find places to stop with quick service that goes beyond the fast food chains we look for BBQ. I often do advanced research on the area where lunch might occur.    Here are nine of the posts.

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Illuminating the Invisible: Mapping Austin’s Adolescent Health System Using Value Network Analysis

Partnering Resources

Here’s an excerpt from the beginning of the article: In Austin, Texas, a diverse group of people—service providers, funders, and policy makers—came together to improve adolescent health.

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When improvisation meets Open Space

Viv Mcwaters

She was writing about a workshop she’s planning for newcomers at the annual Applied Improvisation Conference , coming up soon in Austin, Texas. There are few things that have influenced my way of working – and way of living – as much as Open Space and Improvisation.

2014 208

Why No Lessons Learned Microsoft?

Michael Sampson - Currents

A severe storm in Texas impacted the cooling system at the US South Central data centre, which resulted in protective systems in the data centre switching into containment mode and shutting down servers to prevent further damage.

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The potholder organization

Endless Knots

Potholder from Texas Nut House site - thanks! Remember those potholders you made when you were little on the loop thingie? In a meeting this morning, someone said her organization is shaped like a potholder -- functions running across, processes running down. Great image for cross-networked organizations.

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"Charting Culture"

Endless Knots

The team is based at the University of Texas at Dallas. The fad to chart massive amounts of data often leaves me (and others) shrugging. Cool pictures but.

Power of Purpose: How Solid Purpose Generates Strategic Strength

Partnering Resources

On the boundaries side, it clearly states that “learning” is the field in which the organization ( University of Texas ) plays. Purpose is one of the most powerful tools organizations have to support strategy. A good purpose places a stake in the ground, declaring what the organization values.

2017 170

See Me at SXSW Interactive 2011: “27 (Fun!) Ways to Kill Your Online Community”

Managing Communities

South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive 2011 is just around the corner: March 11 through 15 in Austin, Texas. Not only will I be in town for the entire event, but I’m happy to say that I’ll be presenting “27 (Fun!) Ways to Kill Your Online Community&# on March 13 at 5 PM in Salon K [.]. ManagingCommunities.com Press

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The Police Officer, the Radar, and the Hornet

Michael Sampson - Currents

Two Texas Highway Patrol Officers were conducting speeding enforcement on Hwy 77, just south of Kingsville, TX. Back at the Texas Highway Patrol Headquarters in Corpus Christi, the Patrol Captain fired off a complaint to the US Naval Base Commander in Kingsville for shutting down his equipment. One of the officers was using a hand held radar device to check speeding vehicles approaching the town of Kingsville.

2011 142

Weekend Reading 09.12

Michael Sampson - Currents

Flying in the Lawyers from Texas (Tanza Loudenback) … “ Rent and home prices in the Bay Area are so high that one Houston-based law firm is using an alternative to hiring expensive local talent: a private jet. There are many people doing interesting work around the world.

2017 116

BBQ tour of the US South – Part Nine – Gulf Coast

Portals and KM

The first one covered Louisiana and Texas. Here is the eighth installment of our BBQ tour of the US South. The second post covered Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. The third covered North Carolina and eastern Virginia.

2015 176

More Human Moments from Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

At 1.13pm Texas time on September 4, the @Office365Status twitter account posted this update : When I look through the responses to the tweet, I see the following: disagreement, uncertainty, and perplexity.

2018 116

Road Trip to Austin Music Scene

Portals and KM

        Here is the first band - a Texas honky tonk group, the Wagoneers, we heard on Sunday.  We recently stopped in  Austin  for two days on the way back from a family event in Dallas.

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Growing body of research into MOOCs

Jenny Connected

University of Texas Arlington December 5-6, 2013: MOOCs and Emerging Educational Models: Policy, Practice, and Learning. In the last few months the number of published research papers, which focus on MOOCs has significantly increased and this looks to continue. In May eLearning Papers published a special issue on MOOCs – MOOCs and Beyond.

2013 180

My Epic, Unneccesarily Detailed Recap of South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) 2009

Managing Communities

During the second week of March, I headed to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) 2009. The conference itself ran from March 13 through March 17 and I arrived on March 12 and left on March 18. Since it is still fresh in my mind, as I did last year, I wanted to [.].

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Great KM Cluster Meeting in Dallas on September 24

Portals and KM

The DFW Value Network and KM Cluster will be held in Irving, Texas, 10 minutes from DFW Airport. My friend Adriaan Jooste is hosting an interesting KM Cluster meeting in Dallas this week on September 24. The speakers include Adriaan covering KM Economics: What NOT to do in an Economic Downturn. Adraain is the Chief Knowledge Officer ? Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. Karl Wiig , ?Chairman Chairman and CEO?Knowledge

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BBQ tour of the US South – Part Seven – New Orleans

Portals and KM

This post picks up with samples from Alabama, South Carolina, and Mississippi The first one covered Louisiana and Texas. Here is the seventh installment of our BBQ tour of the US South. This road trip includes three BBQ stops.

2014 213

Half-a-Call More Per Hour

Michael Sampson - Currents

A study of call centre workers by the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health found that workers with standing desks made about one half additional successful call per hour in comparison to co-workers who sat while working.

2016 116

sun writing (1): the first photo

Engineers without Fears

It's in Austin, Texas. Do you know where the first photo is? Not who took it (it was Joseph Nicéphore Niépce). Not where it was taken (Chalon-sur-Saône, France). But where it is now. Niépce called his new technology heliography - or sun writing. photos

BBQ tour of the US South – Part Six

Portals and KM

This post picks up with samples from Alabama, South Carolina, and Mississippi The first one covered Louisiana and Texas. Here is the sixth installment of our BBQ tour of the US South. This road trip includes three BBQ stops.

2014 141

Listening Online and Offline

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Two days ago I wrote a post, Personal Touch , about a WOM (Word of Mouth) moment during my stay at Omni Hotel, Fort Worth Texas. The WOM moment was set in motion because Omni listened (offline at the Fort Worth site) really well about my interest in their Select Guest program. But then they also listened online by monitoring mentions of their brand – LOVE IT! Here is tweet exchange with my blog post and their two replies: Tags: AEV Blog Listening WOM WOMMA

Listening Online and Offline

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Two days ago I wrote a post, Personal Touch , about a WOM (Word of Mouth) moment during my stay at Omni Hotel, Fort Worth Texas. The WOM moment was set in motion because Omni listened (offline at the Fort Worth site) really well about my interest in their Select Guest program. But then they also listened online by monitoring mentions of their brand – LOVE IT! Here is tweet exchange with my blog post and their two replies: Tags: Listening WOM WOMMA

Lance Armstrong and a tweeted Social Media Press Release

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

AUSTIN, Texas – August 23rd, 2012 – There comes a point in every man’s life when he has to say, “Enough is enough.” Lance Armstrong has decided not to go on fighting the anti-doping charges.

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8 New Jobs Openings & 3 Job Seekers

Community Guy

Community person”/blogging black-belt for hire (Austin, Texas or telecommute). Lots of *NEW Community Job Openings! Check them out. Community Job Openings : *NEW Community Manager for Record Label (Burbank, CA). NEW Online Experience Data Analyst (Washington, DC). NEW Learning Enthusiast/Community Manager (Washington, DC). NEW Director of Strategic Accounts (Social Media Sales Director) Chicago (Chicago, IL). New Director of Strategic Accounts (Social Media Sales Director) (New York, NY).

Maya, who lived in Stamps, Arkansas

Endless Knots

  The races were segregated and without a lot more research I cannot find the clickable link, the node that connects the Stamps family to her directly, but they breathed the same dust in that corner of Arkansas, just across the Texas and Louisiana borders.

Barbecue Tour Of the US South: Part Two

Portals and KM

I did a post on Louisiana Vs. Texas BBQ. Now as I travel through much more of the South this one picks up with samples from Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina. This is a very unscientific sampling taken from doing a search on the likely places we might stop for a meal.

2013 158

Crafting a Great Community / Social Media Policy

Web Social Architecture

But wait: In regions like Texas, among the outdoor activities most enjoyed by REI customers are hunting and fishing. I've said before that there are three crucial elements of online community policy: Legality, appropriateness, and relevance.

Policy 170

BBQ tour of the US South – Part Six

Portals and KM

This post picks up with samples from Alabama, South Carolina, and Mississippi The first one covered Louisiana and Texas. Here is the sixth installment of our BBQ tour of the US South. This road trip includes three BBQ stops.

2014 163

Updated Index to Cities and Towns with Restaurant Picks – November 2015

Portals and KM

BBQ Part One: Louisiana vs. Texas. I have now provided restaurant picks by friends for an increasing number of cities and towns. I also do a few myself. This blog post serves as an index to them with links for easy access. I will continue to update this index as I add more places.

2015 197

Listening Online and Offline

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Two days ago I wrote a post, Personal Touch , about a WOM (Word of Mouth) moment during my stay at Omni Hotel, Fort Worth Texas. The WOM moment was set in motion because Omni listened (offline at the Fort Worth site) really well about my interest in their Select Guest program. But then they also listened online by monitoring mentions of their brand – LOVE IT! Here is tweet exchange with my blog post and their two replies: Tags: AEV Blog Listening WOM WOMMA

Several Short Sentences About… Bats

How to Save the World

One bat colony in Austin Texas houses 1.5 million bats, more than the human population of the city; a rural Texas bat cave has 20 million bats living in it. In Texas ‘bat guano’ was once the largest state export, used as fertilizer and to make gunpowder.

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BBQ tour of the US South – Part Eight

Portals and KM

The first one covered Louisiana and Texas. Here is the eighth installment of our BBQ tour of the US South. The second post covered Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. The third covered North Carolina and eastern Virginia.

2015 198

Barbecue Tour Of the US South: Part Three

Portals and KM

The first one covered Louisiana and Texas. As I am traveling through much of the South this June and July, this post picks up with samples from North Carolina and Virginia. The second post covered, Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina.

2013 172

What’s Jake doing in Austin??

Community Guy

If you’ve been watching my tweets lately, you’ve probably noticed quite a few mentions of my presence in Austin, Texas. I’m am proud to share the news that after having an informal presence in Austin, Ant’s Eye View has opened our second official office here!

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I’m at South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) 2009!

Managing Communities

I’ll be attending the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) 2009 conference in Austin, Texas, from March 13 through March 17. So, things will be a little quiet around here at this time. I appreciate your patience. On Saturday, March 14 at 12:30 PM, I’ll be speaking, giving a presentation called, “The Art of Responding to Feedback [.].

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Learner support in MOOCs. An alternative perspective

Jenny Connected

One of the panel discussions at the MOOC Research conference held in Arlington, Texas at the beginning of this month was on Supporting Learners in MOOCs. Panelists were Sandi Boga, Amy Collier and Stephen Downes. The recording of the discussion made by Stephen Downes is here . (As As an aside, I think this was the only session that was recorded during the conference– I haven’t seen anything else. The lack of recordings and ‘live-streaming’ of the keynotes etc. was a bit of a surprise).

South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive 2009 Book Reading and Signing: What Should I Talk About?

Managing Communities

For the second consecutive year, I will be giving a book reading at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive in Austin, Texas. Good news! The reading will be followed by a signing at the conference’s bookstore. Better news: you don’t have to listen to me read the book. Thank goodness). They allow us to give a [.].

Crafting a Great Community / Social Media Policy

Web Social Architecture

But wait: In regions like Texas, among the outdoor activities most enjoyed by REI customers are hunting and fishing. I've said before that there are three crucial elements of online community policy: Legality, appropriateness, and relevance.

Policy 130

Go Back: The Future of Measurement

Social Abacus

Last week, I asked a diverse group of researchers to share their thoughts on the future of measurement. The researchers (names below) loosely have 1-3 common denominators across psychology, artificial intelligence, text analysis, social media, and/or advertising research and analytics.

SXSW Notes: The Music Scene Part One: March 13

Portals and KM

Described as an “electro/dance/rock band from Austin, Texas, whose recordings and intense live performances have made them one of Austin’s premiere entertainment commodities. I know this is Monday but I want finish out my SXSW music notes before getting back to technology.

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SXSWi 2012 – Tired of @#%ing Social Media Experts?

Ant's Eyeview Blog

August in Austin, Texas – 105 degrees, football just starting and SXSWi Panel Picker wide open. And with the SXSWi panel picker ready for votes, now is the time for self-promotion. So here it goes….