I was fortunate to attend CultureCon in Boston, which focused on designing workgroup practices that embrace agile, nimble learning. This is the world into which our students will be growing.
"Did you ever think that your computer was alive? That there was someone inside working for you? 'Hi, a real human interface' is a metaphor for how interaction with technology should be. It was our attempt to create the perfect interface; one that really understands our deepest needs, a human interface indeed." http://vimeo.com/4697849 "Multitouch Barcelona... Continue Reading →
"On Jan. 17 George Siemens and I will launch the third offering of our online course called 'Connectivism and Connective Knowledge' -- or CCK11. We use the term 'connectivism' to describe a network-based pedagogy. The course itself uses connectivist principles and is therefore an instantiation of the philosophy of teaching and learning we both espouse....... Continue Reading →
"Many of us who have been following social media since the early 90s are very sensitive to today’s exponential growth in usage of the sharing web. "Inspired by other cool real time counters, Social Media Industry Head, Laurel Papworth, my own Rise & Rise of Social Media presentations and various ‘cool’ videos (you know the ones)... Continue Reading →
"It is finally sinking in that mobile devices are part of the Internet. The iPad doesn't set us up for a return to pre-Internet business models. The web is not dead. Mobile devices may not be serving up content in a web browser as often as on our laptops and desktops, but regardless what app... Continue Reading →
"McKinsey’s new survey research finds that companies using the Web intensively gain greater market share and higher margins."
"The internet has caused an economic shift every bit as important as the Industrial or Agricultural Revolutions. Thousands of bottom-up solutions are leveraging mobile and social media, open-source values, collective intelligence and other emerging patterns. These crowd-driven innovations are combining – symbiotically — into a truly novel way of living and doing business."
Our global society faces the challenge of moving from an industrial-growth society to a life-sustaining society. This shift is often referred to as 'The Great Turning.'
As an attorney and former state Attorney General, Sen. Lieberman should have known full well that his actions were directly antithetical to Wikileaks’ First Amendment rights.
We're adding massive amounts of metadata ... to all of the resources available on the web without prior planning and coordination, making a huge mess. But, that mess actually enhances the available ways we can find and make sense of what's available to us.