My quote of the day via Harold Jarche: “Our old technology — paper — gave us an idea of knowledge that said that knowledge comes from experts who are filtered, printed, and then it’s settled, because that’s how books work. Our new technology shows us we are complicit in knowing. In order to let knowledge […]Read More We make the knowledge
Highly recommended summary of four “big ideas” that underpin the development of the web, from the author of Growing Up Digital and Macrowikinomics. Need three reasons to watch? Tapscott’s fluent linking of stories to illustrate the exponential development of the web, and the shifts in the way we now think about collaboration, transparency, embracing the […]Read More Tapscott at TED: Four principles for an open world
My last post, ‘I Facebook therefore I..’, asked whether you have to be social to do social media. It prompted a number of interesting responses – and got me thinking about whether we are moving towards a default position of ‘be social or die’. We are surrounded by media that rarely profiles the beauty of […]Read More If I want to be alone, will you think I’m weird?
Apparently, I am more likely to be female, over 35, trusting, politically active, to have close relationships, and more social support. Is it because I am friendly, sociable and gullible? 😉 Or it is because I am on Facebook? These are the assertions of a recent Pew Report – Social networking and our lives (Hampton, […]Read More I Facebook, therefore I…
Had the pleasure of hearing Ewan McIntosh address the Wellington Edu-crowd this morning, courtesy of Core Education. And I have tried to capture the key points that he made here – trialling Omnigraffle for myself at the same time (visualisation being, after all, a growing focus for digital literacy;-)). In essence, the social web should […]Read More Ewan McIntosh: On being an entrepreneurial learner