Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

Networks, networks, networks

Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week. via @captic – Irving Wladawsky-Berger: The traditional, industrial age hierarchic organization must evolve Value creation has thus been shifting from protecting proprietary knowledge, to fostering collaboration, both within the company and beyond its boundaries, in order to help the firm participate in… Read more »

Just the facts

Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week: Quotes of the Week: @ralphmercer – “committees are places to lure great ideas to be killed while absolving everyone of the blame” via @planetrussell- “Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability.” —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. “when hiring, we don’t… Read more »

From Mark Twain to the Future

Here are some of the things I learned on Twitter this past week: Mark Twain’s Posthumous Bombshells by @cburell Why is Mark Twain’s autobiography only coming out now, 100 years after his death? Because he stipulated so before dying. What he expresses in these screenshots from a PBS Newshour clip of the manuscript suggests why… Read more »

Quotable Week on Twitter

Here are some of the things I learned on Twitter this past week: QUOTES OF THE WEEK: @KareAnderson “Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will ~ Jawaharlal Nehru “Most of what we know we learn from other people. We… Read more »

Connecting the dots

Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week: @Louisvancuijk – “Knowledge is only a rumour until it is in the muscles.” Connected, a declaration of interdependence by @tiffanyshlain Combining powerful visuals, humor, animation, irony, and serious messages, Connected explores the visible and invisible connections between the major issues of our… Read more »

Institutions and vendors

Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week. You can’t measure discovery learning with an LMS but that doesn’t mean it’s unimportant; by @jaycross I fear the training community is on the wrong side of these questions. The world is open-ended; it’s not assembled from black and white answers. Real… Read more »

Tweets from Twits

Some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week: @snowded – Good, Bad & Ugly on the Wikipedia Despite the frustrations, experience tells me that in general right wins out in Wikipedia but there are times when it gets downright frustrating. Right finally won out, at least for the moment on British issues… Read more »

Cognitive load

Here’s what I learned via Twitter this past week. Social computing (or Knowledge Management) is not a strategy, it’s a support tool, a sense-making tool, a way of being. via @johnt You could say we could use new social tools for everything, that’s why we see HR 2.0, Sales 2.0, Marketing 2.0, etc…that’s why existing… Read more »

Learning on Twitter

Some of the things I learned on Twitter this past week. “Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.” ~ Werner Von Braun; via @LDguyMN via @just4you & @jalam1001 – Video: Introduction to the semantic web 3.0 @jalam1001 : “Semantic web will always remain domain dependent niche; instead linked data and… Read more »

Learning and forgetting

Some things I learned via Twitter this past week. Learning through Practice @charlesjennings – ID – Instructional Design or Interactivity Design in an interconnected world? We need designers who understand that learning comes from experience, practice, conversations and reflection, and are prepared to move away from massaging content into what they see as good instructional… Read more »