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In the wind of change

Mathemagenic

Lots of unfinished and half-started posts make it more difficult to start writing again. I feel as I should did something about the backlog first, but new things are coming up and waiting becomes less and less of an option. So, I’ll write. And at some point I finish whatever has been started and post it backdated, who cares. Anyway.

2018 89

All The Things I Thought I Knew

How to Save the World

Image from wikipedia. This is a work of fiction. “W ho could we get who’s as good as David Foster Wallace?”

2018 51

Facebook Eavesdropping Patent and Congress Questions

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Why does Facebook have patents to listen (eavesdrop) through the microphone for ambient sound if they are only using it for uploading your video? My live feed of the Congress hearings cut out right near the end, but did anyone ask these questions?

2018 203

Community network mapping: just get going!

Making CommunitySense

Mapping a community network is an art as much as a science. Solid methodology is important for professional purposes, of course (see for heavy-duty mapping processes the CommunitySensor methodology for participatory community network mapping).

2018 219

There are No Things. There are patterns.

Jenny Connected

As we can see from his website, Iain McGilchrist, author of The Master and his Emissary.

2018 191

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Computing on R

Learning Alliances

R is not just software. It’s actually a global organism that grows information : insights, discussions, work methods, human relationships, and open questions as well as a massive amount of software and all the resources that document or support it.

2018 169

Do You Have a Productive Partnership or a Tug of War?

Partnering Resources

They’re supposed to be your ally. Your co-conspirator. Your partner. But instead it feels like every conversation is a struggle. This isn’t how it is supposed to be. In the best partnerships, people create something that neither could have accomplished on their own.

2018 141

Painting of the Marigny New Orleans

Portals and KM

Here is a 12" x 12" oil painting of homes on Dauphine Street near Ferdinand in the Marginy, New Orleans completed on site. 

2018 130

You can use Twitter to get new ideas to do your work in a better way

Joitske Hulsebosch

Would you like to show off at work with great ideas? This week I did some intakes for a course about learning technologies which is starting next Monday and I realized that actually very few people are using Twitter.

2018 151

Quick Social Media Planner and Course Planner #UdemyLive

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

2018 152

Planning meetings? Can visuals help? Learn the basics at our 2018 Graphic Facilitation Workshop

Michelle Laurie

I’m planning a meeting for May where a group of scientists will come together to plan their reporting on five years of study. In their case they have been monitoring glaciers and snow melt. I am tasked with helping bring together the different studies to come under one technical report.

2018 130

Trust in the steps. Focussed and whole picture thinking

Jenny Connected

The Field & Field McGilchrist 4 day course about Iain’s book, The Master and his Emissary. The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World , is a very rich experience. Not only do we hear Iain McGilchrist speak twice a day, but we are also offered a range of optional workshops.

2018 130

Painting of Yellow and Orange Peppers

Portals and KM

Here is a 18" x 24" acrylic painting. It was done from life and I focused on using complementary colors for the shadows. I like to think of them as a family of peppers.

2018 130

Lessons on learning analytics from a taxi driver

Joitske Hulsebosch

I've been on a surprise strip. You book a trip for three day but without having a clear where you are going to. Very exciting! We had to be at Schiphol by 5 am and although we were still sleepy: the taxi driver was not. He talked a lot, probably to stay awake.

2018 141

5 Types of Content Calendar and Social Media Planning – Sydney Australia Course 2018

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Here are the 5 types of social media planners you need. Depending on your organisation you may want different sections, different colour coding or completely different calendars: Most people know content calendars for social media. This is content YOUR create. Earned Attention.

2018 140

Beat the Conference Blahs

Partnering Resources

It’s Day Two of the convention and my body aches from sitting in one place for so long. I’ve heard experts tell me what to do and how to do it. I’ve seen ten PowerPoint templates and seven videos. I’ve been promised the Next Big Thing. What I haven’t been is inspired. Or even very engaged.

2018 130

Iain McGilchrist and the divided brain

Jenny Connected

Last weekend I attended a 4-day Field & Field course in which Iain McGilchrist discussed with us the main themes in his book – The Master and his Emissary. The Divided Brain and the making of the Western World, and his recent thinking.

2018 130

Painting of Mt. Jefferson White Mountains New Hampshire

Portals and KM

Here is a 18" x 24" acrylic painting from my first attempts at plein air painting in the White Mountains of New Hampshire in 2010. This one shows Mt. Jefferson from the high shoulder of Mt. Washington. There is an auto road to the top of Mt.

2018 130

March was my month of exploring virtual reality for learning and development.

Joitske Hulsebosch

We are the proud owners of 10 Virtual Reality (VR) cardboard glasses. We use them in our learning trajectory. However, we get stuck playing with a roller coaster and walking under the Eiffel Tower.

2018 117

Facebook Course in Sydney 2018 – Workshop With Laurel Papworth

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Just a quick note to say that there are a couple of spots left for the 2 Day Facebook Intensive Course in Sydney CBD in a few weeks. One person transferred to a later course and another one, well TBH I’m not sure what they are doing LOL. We’ll figure it out.

2018 130

Blog>> Rapid KM Assessment - a video introduction

Green Chameleon

Late last year we released our 1-day Rapid KM Assessment workshop , for organisations who want to figure out quickly where they stand in KM and in which direction they could proceed. The videos below give an overview of the workshop. Rapid KM Assessment Part 1. Rapid KM Assessment Part 2.

2018 130

Death is a friend of life

Jenny Connected

The Self-Unseeing (by Thomas Hardy). Here is the ancient floor, Footworn and hollowed and thin, Here was the former door. Where the dead feet walked in. She sat here in her chair, Smiling into the fire, He who played stood there, Bowing it higher and higher.

2018 130

Painting of White Mountains Cabin

Portals and KM

Here is a 18" x 24" acrylic painting of a cabin in the White Mountains of New Hampshire in Crawford Notch. It was done plein air. 

2018 130

Announcing Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 9-10, 2018

Michelle Laurie

This workshop (aka Rosviz) focuses on engaging beyond words. We will learn simple techniques to increase participation, attention and productivity in your meetings and work by utilizing more visual tools.

2018 130

Facebook Trialling Downvote Dislike Button 2018 Algorithm

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How will the Facebook algorithm take into account Facebook post dislikes? After all there is already a sad and an angry response. Note that it is for public Facebook business page posts. Not rubbish your friends post up ??. Here come the trolls. Facebook enabling Facebook Business Page Trolls?

2018 135

Effecting Change – the Cohesive, Larger Vision

Michael Sampson - Currents

After returning to Apple for his second run as CEO, Steve Jobs fronted various sessions at the Apple Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) in 1997. I wasn’t there, unfortunately.

2018 116

When Inclusion Excludes ….

Jenny Connected

counter narrative of open online education. This is the title of a new paper, co-authored with Mariana Funes and published today in Learning Media and Technology, by Taylor & Francis Online. Abstract.

2018 130

Painting of Orchids in New Orleans

Portals and KM

Here is a 12" x 12" acrylic painting of orchids. It was done as a demonstration at the painting class I teach at the Community Commitment Education Center in New Orleans.

2018 130

Open Society Technologies

Taming the spaces

In the XXI Century societies are becoming more open – balancing between choices of top-to down and bottom up, individual and collective, passive responsibility and proactive entrepreneurship, exercising tolerance, inclusion and democracy. Politico-legal dimension of open society tries to channel persons’ political agency and spreading power, moving the public from responsive to proactive behaviours […]. Open Society Technologies

2018 100

Creating Purposive Transformation

Networking Action

Whether to transform is not a choice. Our world is transforming. Every day we see signs that the environmental, political and social structures of the 20 th century are crumbling: plummeting bio-diversity, fracturing of governments and rise in autocracy, and … Net Dev

2018 158

Our Relationship with the Ego

Alchemy of Change

An exploration of the ego, its connection to will and attention and how its forms a triad with these two organs of the mind to lock its grip on our consciousness. . The post Our Relationship with the Ego appeared first on Alchemy of Change. An exploration of the ego, its connection to will and attention and how its forms a triad with these two organs of the mind to lock its grip on our consciousness. Featured Soul

2018 100

Painting of Marigny Homes New Orleans

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" oil painting of homes on Dauphine Street near Ferdinand in the Marginy, New Orleans completed on site. 

2018 130

Kodanikuteadus koolis

Taming the spaces

Täna räägin reaalkoolis kodanikuteadusest. Kodanikuteadus Mida tasub kodanikuteaduses uurida? Advertisements

2018 100

Climate Change Transformation Requires a New Research Approach

Networking Action

Ioan Fazey , Councillor – SDG Transformations Forum; Professor Social Dimensions of Environmental Change – University of Dundee. The world is becoming a confusing place, with change all around us. Issues are ever more complex and interconnected and humanity is … Net Dev

2018 141