Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

economics for our time

Every fortnight I collate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @johnrobb – “If you don’t own bots, bots will own you. Bots (software and hardware) are the capital & labor of the future in one package.” @goonth – “If people don’t know how to… Read more »

the machines and us

Every fortnight I collate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @EskoKilpi – “Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, and the Industrial Revolution were about sharing new ideas within networks of people” @RDBinns – “The RSS reader is an antidote to the algorithmic feed of facebook, the… Read more »

friday’s beans and noses

Every fortnight I collate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. Beans & Noses by @jmspool The idea is blindingly simple, actually. Every so often, you’ll run into someone with beans who has, for no good reason, decided to put them up their own nose…. Read more »

technology changes but people don’t

Every fortnight I collate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Abundance of books makes men less studious” – Hieronimo Squarciafico c. 1481. [Technology changes but people don’t] Henry Mintzberg said, “It is the conceit of every generation to believe things are chaos in their… Read more »

friday’s finds for 2014

Every fortnight I collate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I post the best as Friday’s Finds. Here are the best of 2014. “The nature of work is changing. People’s relationship with work is changing. The changes to society will be vast.” – @gapingvoid “Every great cause begins as… Read more »

sharing some ideas

Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. I call these Friday’s Finds. “as soon as a company has a Chief Innovation Officer you know that company has a problem” – Tim Cook – via @BrunoGebarski @C4LPT – “You don’t get “big data” in workplace learning – only… Read more »

Friday’s favourites

I wrote my first Friday Find in May, 2009. It was an attempt to make my finds on Twitter more explicit, as I noticed I was sharing and viewing a lot of information but not doing anything with it. My current practice is to summarize what I have found on various social media platforms (Twitter,… Read more »