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“No one has ever become poor by giving.” I love this quote by Anne Frank.
How can we equip young people with the skills, information and opportunities to succeed in the world of work? - Inspiration - T-Shaped PeopleInspiration
Howard Rheingold has been one of the smartest, most forward thinking, most provocative writers about digital culture for the past several decades. He’s someone who always makes me think.
I fell into the computer realm from the typewriter dimension in 1981, then plugged my computer into my telephone in 1983 and got sucked into the net. In earlier years, my interest in the powers of the human mind led to Higher Creativity (1984), written with Willis Harman, Talking Tech (1982) and The Cognitive Connection (1986) with Howard Levine, Excursions to the Far Side of the Mind: A Book of Memes (1988), Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming (1990), with Stephen LaBerge, and They Have A Word For It: A Lighthearted Lexicon of Untranslatable Words and Phrases.(1988). I ventured further into the territory where minds meet technology through the subject of computers as mind-amplifiers and wrote Tools for Thought: The History and Future of Mind-Amplifiers (1984) [ New edition from MIT Press , April 2000].
We’re at an interesting crossroads in terms of careers.
Somewhere in Queens, New York City, there is a young Latina girl who likes to take apart computers in her spare time.
Think about it: Does your employer really know all your skills? In most companies, people apply for a position, get that job based on their qualifications, and continue their work in the company using mostly the skills they list on their resume. In general--though there are exceptions--a manager will never think to tap, say, a writer for a photography assignment, because they might not know the employee is also an avid shutterbug on the side.
It used to be that the word "doctor" brought to mind an image of a kindly old man in a small office with a stethoscope, but now it conjures up an image of an app on a smartphone or a high-end digital device transmitting medical information over the Internet. As digital innovations continue to cross over into the healthcare space, they are forever changing the way that we think about medicine, healthcare, and even the role that doctors have in curing us.
Smarterer is packed with questions provided by users that test skills in technology-related subjects.
The creative adult is the child who has survived - Ursula Le Guin RSA Animate – Changing Education Paradigms In February 2011, every teacher in Providence, Rhode Island was pink slipped .
Businesses in a range of industries are encouraging employees to sketch to keep them engaged in meetings and to foster creativity. Some are hiring consultants who sketch what is discussed in a meeting. Graphic recorder Sunni Brown, shown here, sketched a live Zappos.com meeting.
By Edward Gordon The Futurist, September-October 2009
I got a tweet from a bot that told me yesterday was my fifth anniversary on Twitter. That got me thinking about how long I'd been doing the things I do every day on the Internet.
It's remarkable how often business strategy, the purpose of which is to direct action toward a desired outcome, leads to just the opposite: stasis and confusion.
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