Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

Ideas, Experts and Data

Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. I call these Friday’s Finds. “We don’t see something until we have the right metaphor to let us perceive it.” – Thomas Kuhn – via @tobiasmeyer “Humans require the difficult and messy social routing protocol of trust.” – Valdis Krebs @orgnet… Read more »

Conversations are markets?

Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. I call these Friday’s Finds. @ayeletb: “I want to live in a world of possibilities and experiments; not a cookie cutter world, unless I am baking.“ “If you want to do something new, you have to stop doing something old…. Read more »

Democracy vs platform capitalism

Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. I call these Friday’s Finds. A Digital Declaration – by Shoshana Zuboff In the shadow and gloom of today’s institutional facts, it has become fashionable to mourn the passing of the democratic era. I say that democracy is the best… Read more »

Post Labour Day Finds

Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. I call these Friday’s Finds. “We teach people how to remember, we never teach them how to grow. – Oscar Wilde” – via @BestOscarWilde @ShawnCallahan – “The stories we find, and especially the ones we retell, change who we become.”… Read more »

Strawberry Jam Finds

Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. I call these Friday’s Finds. I am spending my weeks in Toronto on a consulting assignment (which also explains my infrequent blogging), returning home on weekends, but I thought the last find at the bottom of this post rather appropriate…. Read more »

Networks and Power

Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. I call these Friday’s Finds. @contepomi90 – “Power isn’t power if you need to wait for someone else to give it to you, who can also take it away at any time. That’s self-explanatory.” @decasteve – “Don’t try to change… Read more »

Knowledge and Wisdom

Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. I call these Friday’s Finds. @flowchainsensei – “If you ‘don’t have time’ to look outside your own little bubble – what then in times of change?” “How do we evaluate teachers? We never speak of this. It is irrelevant in… Read more »

Thoughts on measurement

Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. I call these Friday’s Finds. @weissblatt – “Sharing is becoming a life skill. Knowledge is power only if shared.” Thomas Edison – “The value of an idea lies in the using of it.” – via @BrunoGebarski @SteveKLabnik – “We used… Read more »

Swimming in circles

Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. I call these Friday’s Finds. @KarenGowen – “Writing a novel takes a long time but not writing it takes even longer.” @EskoKilpi – “Reach, together with symmetry and equality, were the things that made the Internet such a radical social… Read more »

Work is changing

Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The nature of work is changing. People’s relationship with work is changing. The changes to society will be vast.” – @gapingvoid Andrew McAfee: offshoring is a way station on the way to automation – via… Read more »