background preloader

Collectives

Facebook Twitter

Communication Technology and Social Movements: Contributions of Computer Networks to Activism. 21st Century Home - 21st Century Learning. National Network for Collaboration Framework. Collaboration Framework- Addressing Community Capacity © 1995 National Network for Collaboration Authors Bergstrom, Arno, Area Extension Agent, Washington State University.

National Network for Collaboration Framework

Collaboration framework. 13. ASPECTS OF COLLABORATION IN PEDAGOGICAL DISCOURSE. Social Aspects of Using Large Public Interactive Displays for Collaboration. OntoWiki – A Tool for Social, Semantic Collaboration. We present OntoWiki, a tool providing support for agile, distributed knowledge engineering scenarios.

OntoWiki – A Tool for Social, Semantic Collaboration

OntoWiki facilitates the visual presentation of a knowledge base as an information map, with different views on instance data. It enables intuitive authoring of semantic content, with an inline editing mode for editing RDF content, similar to WYSIWYG for text documents. It fosters social collaboration aspects by keeping track of changes, allowing to comment and discuss every single part of a knowledge base, enabling to rate and measure the popularity of content and honoring the activity of users.

Ontowiki enhances the browsing and retrieval by offering semantic enhanced search strategies. All these techniques are applied with the ultimate goal of decreasing the entrance barrier for projects and domain experts to collaborate using semantic technologies. The Digital Time. The NDST is a new, revolutionary time standard based on the decimal system.

The Digital Time

There are: 10 hours in a day 100 minutes in an hour and 100 seconds in a minute. There are no world time zones in NDST. Everyone uses the same time. Network Theory - Marc Samet. Samet asks what going viral on the internet really means.

Network Theory - Marc Samet

Kevin Allocca is YouTube's Trends Manager, and he has deep thoughts about silly web videos. In this talk from TEDYouth, he shares the 4 reasons a video goes viral. See also the Salon article: Viral Video "Too big to fail" is a colloquial term in describing certain financial institutions that are so large and so interconnected that their failure is widely held to be disastrous to the economy, which therefore must be supported by government when they face difficulty. It also refers to high wealth and politically well connected individuals who personally are effectively immune from most prosecution.

Post-scriptum sur les sociétés de contrôle. 1.

Post-scriptum sur les sociétés de contrôle

Historique Foucault a situé les sociétés disciplinaires aux XVIIIème et XIXème siècles ; elles atteignent leur apogée au début du XXème. Elles procèdent à l’organisation des grands milieux d’enfermement. L’individu ne cesse de passer d’un milieu clos à un autre, chacun ayant ses lois : d’abord la famille, puis l’école (« tu n’es plus dans ta famille »), puis la caserne (« tu n’es plus à l’école »), puis l’usine, de temps en temps l’hôpital, éventuellement la prison qui est le milieu d’enfermement par excellence. Post-scriptum sur les sociétés de contrôle. Waiting for the Great Leap…Forward? The People’s Database Project has transcribed the talk I gave September 8, 2007 at the Singularity Summit in San Francisco.

Waiting for the Great Leap…Forward?

An audio version of the talk is available at the Singularity Institute website. IRRODL Volume 12, Number 3; Special Issue: Design and Delivery of Social Networked Learning. Vol 12, No 3 (2011) About HiWEL. Emergent learning and learning ecologies in Web 2.0. Special Issue - Connectivism: Design and Delivery of Social Networked Learning Roy Williams University of Portsmouth, UK Regina Karousou Independent Educational Researcher, UK Jenny Mackness Independent Education Consultant, UK.

Emergent learning and learning ecologies in Web 2.0

Method ELSE for schools where children teach themselves.doc. Matt Ridley on Sugata Mitra's Web-Based Education Project. FP7 : ICT : Content and Knowledge : Projects. Technologies for Information Management Back to overview Please note that the project factsheet will no longer be updated.

FP7 : ICT : Content and Knowledge : Projects

Collective IQ. Posted on March 31st, 2014 by Mary Fran Mullan My favorite season of the year has come to a close.

Collective IQ

No, not winter (and that seems to be never-ending this year). I’m talking about Girl Scout Cookie season, or more specifically, Thin Mint season. Collective Intelligence and Media Work. The model pictured here is taken from the Website of the Canada Research Chair in Collective Intelligence at the University of Ottawa, previously held by Pierre Levy.

Collective Intelligence and Media Work

Tom Atlee defines Collective Intelligence (CI) broadly as: "The INTELLIGENCE of a COLLECTIVE, which arises from one or more SOURCES. " Levy talks about "The capacity of human communities to co-operate intellectually in creation, innovation and invention", and ascribes it particularly to cyberculture. A REVIEW OF PIERRE LÉVY’S COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE by Richard Barbrook.

Author: Richard Barbrook A review of Pierre Lévy, Collective Intelligence: Mankind’s Emerging World in Cyberspace, Plenum, New York, $27.95, ISBN 0306456354. The Net has become our symbol for the future. Twitter as a Curation Tool  I have written and spoken extensively about the use of Twitter in education: In addition to the above mentioned uses of Twitter, I am increasingly becoming aware of the importance of Twitter as a CURATION tool for me.

The term “curation” in itself has become quite popular recently. I am not sure yet, if it is another term destined to become a victim of talking at cross purposes among the educational community. Mike Fisher has blogged about curation and what it means versus the concept of collection. Collecting is what kids do when asked to find resources for a particular topic. New APPS: Art, Politics, Philosophy, Science.