Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

Friday’s Finds #26

What I learned on Twitter this past week: Work The Taylorist Stranglehold on buildings, management & IT via @drmcewan “Hierarchies aren’t evil, networks aren’t chaotic. Both are incarnations of the same structures in the semi-ordered domain that is human life” @tonzylstra via @skap5 – 17.5% unemployed or underemployed. Not just the bottom of a cycle…. Read more »

Friday’s Finds #25

Here’s what grabbed my attention on Twitter this past week. Networked Life means less command & control; but more self-control Euan Semple via @jclarey Confessions of a Learning Consultant: I have designed and delivered programs with no more than minimal impact on my client’s business. via @moehlert “Students who spend 8 yrs in grad school… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #24

Here’s what caught my attention on Twitter this past week and some stuff left over from the week before: Quote of the Week: Ingmar Bergman likened aging to hiking up a mountain, “The longer one walks the more winded one becomes, but the view!” via @marciamarcia Food Sustainable Food Lab: accelerate the shift of sustainable… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #23

Peter Senge on Organizational Learning I was offline for much of the week but I did manage to live-tweet Peter Senge’s presentation at the CSTD conference. Instead of my standard mix of Friday’s Finds, here is a special summation of a fascinating presentation. With no notes, no PowerPoint and one transparency on an overhead projector,… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #22

This week’s finds on Twitter are all dedicated to education: Testing: Mark Federman: standardized curriculum and testing contribute to the deterioration of public education. How grades replaced the teacher’s name: William Farish: The Worlds Most Famous Lazy Teacher. via @nwinton [the story by the student at the end of this article is worth a read]… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #21

Some things I learned on Twitter this past week. Several articles and posts on Knowledge Management KM: Safe-fail probes & diffusion of innovations | how to support emergent work practices via @mathemagenic @rickladd “I recently finished a 2 year Masters program in Knowledge Management & I’m certain I could have learned far more on my… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #20

Weekly review of what I’ve found and learned on Twitter: Jane Hart’s Social Learning Models: wrap-around, integrated, collaboration. Jane Hart’s social Learning slideshare presentations. Interesting. via @charlesjennings mobileYouth: Content is Dead … Long live Context – youth marketing mobile culture research via @northernchick @KellyOlexa (five years ago I suggested Context & Community) I Finally Get… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #19

Weekly summary of interesting items I’ve found on Twitter: Half an Hour: An Operating System for the Mind (a must read) “facts learned by rote & at a younger age bypass a person’s critical & reflective capacities” The BioTeaming Manifesto via @jonhusband some similarities with wirearchy Killing off Mickey Mouse: Open Knowledge, Open Innovation via… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #18

A weekly compilation of  the interesting things I’ve found on Twitter: via @1ernesto1 “Dear teachers, we trust you with the children but not the Internet. Yours truly, THE ADMINISTRATION.” @RalphMercer: “Gen Y is just a tag that describes how much adults have forgotten on what it is like to be a teen … and the… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #17

From the Twitter stream this past week: How to Work Learning In: What was supposed to happen? What actually happened? How do we account for the difference? @jaycross Management by Community: get rid of bosses and improve organizational management. The People’s Century: for those interested in management theory, Taylor and such. Read these eyewitness interviews…. Read more »