Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

Friday’s Finds #12

This week saw Twitter crash due to a distributed denial of service attack that also affected Facebook to some extent, but now (via @MiNutrition) you can find out if twitter is down at any given time. In spite of the outage, there were still several finds: Working longer has become No. 1 retirement-planning strategy for… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #11

Once again, from the Twitter files this past week: Research debunking claim of digital natives vs immigrants  via @JoanVinallCox @rdelorenzo @rmazar BitTorrent counters fear, uncertainty and doubt from Canadian Internet Service Providers Michael Geist via @skap5 “Learning happens when a child is interested. Otherwise, it’s like throwing marshmallows at his head and calling it eating.”… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #10

From my Twitter files this week: via @cammybean: The Agile Elearning Design Manual via @CarlosDiaz Reduce your cost with business 2.0 Blue Kiwi video via @bduperrin You can’t govern what you don’t understand via @Dave_Ferguson Meet Jessica (good demo for people new to social tools) Slideshare via @rossdawson Where do you want to play? Where… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #9

Once again, not much blogging but a bit more activity on Twitter. It seems I can blast off 140 characters a lot easier than a complete blog post. via @robpatrob Rob asks 10 questions for all of those who feel ok with the current food system Agriculture – Our Delusion – My Questions Please help… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #8

It was a very busy week that left me little time to blog but I still found some gems on Twitter: via valdiskrebs Nice short article by one of the “key players” in social network analysis — knowledge creation & network structure. via jmcgee – Mike_Wesely #QUOTE: “Where you find quality, you will find a… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #7

From the Twitter files this past week: via @c4lpt – 10 Strategies for Integrating Learning and Work (part 3) via @1ernesto1 – Cheater or Collaborator? via @johnsgunn – Canadians have no legitimate expectation of privacy when they use the Internet via @kdwashburn –  Florida school boosts achievement by jettisoning textbooks ROI: Productivity in a Networked… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #6

It seems that Twitter has been the only subject discussed here this week, so I promise to broaden the subject matter next week. Here’s my synthesis of some of what I learned on Twitter: Business A Good Way to Change a Corporate Culture via @johnt John Hegel’s Shift Happens Redux via @jalam1001 “Just heard of… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #5

From the Twitter files: The big news this week was the Iranian election and almost all of the news was via social media, as the broadcast media were shown to be powerless against the Iranian state, but not the people: “This feels like Tiananmen. They fight for democracy, we watch, they die, we change the… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #4

This week marked six years as a free-agent. I announced it on Twitter and received many kind words – thank you. Once again, my weekly sense-making from the Twitter files: @ellenfweber “Since brains integrate knowledge naturally, while humans falsely separate facts artificially, integration is central to great learning.” via @1ernesto1 – 50 Ways to Use… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #3

From the Twitter files; Some thoughts, ideas & comments that caught my attention this week: Canadians are being set up by music/movie lobby groups & our politicians in a rather cozy relationship it seems … Is there a connection between crappy broadband and minimal use of open source in Canada? via Michael Geist It seems… Read more »