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The following post is from Melanie Chernoff, Public Policy Manager for Red Hat. It was originally published on opensource.com . Last week, an article in the Wall Street Journal talked about the Open Data Partnership, which “will allow consumers to edit the interests, demographics and other profile information collected about them.
I've often thought of social learning as a very culture dependent phenomenon. A few weeks back I read an interesting article by Thierry de Baillon, his conclusion being - we don't need more social platforms, we need more human companies . A lot of social software marketing seems to suggest that the tools will change the world. Unfortunately, as we've seen on several occasions, usable tools have nothing to do with adoption . On the other hand, I also see quite an amazing culture at ThoughtWorks .
This article was co-authored with Steve LeBlanc , one of my favorite collaborators. Social learning is not just the technology of social media, although it makes use of it. It is not merely the ability to express yourself in a group of opt-in friends.
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