Tendencias de Internet
Lo que espero en este pearltree es detectar las tendencias de Internet que sirvan de referencia para tomar decisiones o buscar formas en las que la educación podría mejorar o innovar en sus posibilidades mediante el ciberespacio y las TIC. Apr 8
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Can speculation about the future of technology serve as a measuring stick for what we create today? That’s the idea behind Envisioning Technology 's massive infographic (PDF) , which maps the future of emerging technologies on a loose timeline between now and 2040. Click to enlarge. On it you’ll find predictions about everything from artificial intelligence and robotics to geoengineering and energy.
Savvy job seekers have turned to digital and social media tools to help them in their job searches , and now recruiters are on board with the power of social media as a recruiting tool. LinkedIn isn't the only social network that helps in the job search process — Facebook , Twitter , YouTube and Google+ have all been used by people to land jobs in innovative ways. And interesting takes on the digital resume are increasingly popular, with job seekers creating infographic resumes, video resumes and other visual resumes that set them apart from other job applicants.
The era of the 9-to-5 job is over.
Okay, I admit it. I'm addicted to Twitter. But this infographic made me feel a lot better, because it shows me that I'm not alone. Take a look at Lab42 's findings, all dolled up for you in an infographic that asks 500 Twitter users how they use the service, how they determine who to follow and a whole lot more.
Donny Deutsch, the former adman and talk show host, once recounted a story about a Mitsubishi Super Bowl ad that was tagged with the URL seewhathappens.com. The ad got 600,000 clicks, Deutsch said, which prompted the carmaker to ask, "Is that good?" Deutsch answered: " We told the client it was great, so it was great! "
Buen movimiento, si no excelente, el que acaba de realizar Amazon con Kindle Cloud Reader , el nuevo [servicio integrado de su popular lector de ebooks](http://thenextweb.com/media/2011/08/10/amazon-debuts-new-kindle-cloud-reader-web-app-goes-multi-platform-to-bypass-app-store-terms/ y la tienda de libros de Amazon. Básicamente consiste en mover todas las cualidades del Kindle, incluido su sublime servicio de sincronización Whispersync haciendo uso de HTML5 (¿Flash? ¿Qué es eso?) a un navegador, entre los que se encuentran el del iPad, Google Chrome y Safari, tanto para Windows como para Mac, siendo Firefox la notable excepción, que de momento no soporta el nuevo servicio.
El presidente de la Comisión Europea (CE), José Manuel Durao Barroso, ha admitido que las últimas medidas acordadas por los gobiernos comunitarios no han logrado el efecto deseado en los mercados y que la crisis de la deuda ya no se limita "a la periferia de la zona euro". "Los desarrollos en los mercados de bonos soberanos de Italia, España y otros Estados miembros de la zona euro son causa de una profunda preocupación", ha señalado Barroso en una carta dirigida ayer a los líderes comunitarios y hecha pública hoy. Por este motivo, el presidente del Ejecutivo de la UE aboga por buscar fórmulas para mejorar y reevaluar la capacidad del Fondo Europeo de Estabilidad Financiera (FEEF), icluyendo el aumento de su capacidad -según ha confirmado una portavoz de Barroso-, con el fin de hacer frente al "actual contagio".
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Parlamento de Islandés Anne Marie Mergier / Proceso El pasado 15 de junio el Parlamento de Islandia aprobó una legislación que garantiza la transparencia de la información y protege a periodistas e investigadores de demandas judiciales interpuestas por gobiernos y grupos empresariales.
President Obama created a barrage of activity on Twitter on Friday afternoon when he began urging his more than 9 million followers to tweet at their Republican Congressmen to “ask them to support a bipartisan solution to the deficit crisis.” The @BarackObama account then proceeded to tweet out the Twitter handles of Republican Congressmen state-by-state. The account has also been making use of the hashtag #compromise in an effort to drive home the message of bipartisanship. The results so far have been mixed.
Icelanders on Friday delivered what may set the template for other governments: a crowdsourced constitution. A group of 25 citizens presented a draft of the constitution to Iceland's parliament. The group, which is made up of ordinary residents, compiled the document online with the help of hundreds of others. The constitution council posted the first draft in April on its website and then let citizens comment via a Facebook Page . The council members are also active on Twitter , post videos of themselves on YouTube and put pictures on Flickr.
After week one I shared my thoughts about “ What Google+ Means for Education .” I’m on week two now and the big questions are: Do I really need to join another social network? Answer: Yes. If I join Google+ can I give up Facebook, Twitter, and blogs?
Using Google+? Add Mashable to your circles. You'll get the latest about new Google+ features and tips and tricks for using the platform as well as top social media and technology news. Organizing your circles in Google+ can be the most confusing part of the new social network. Yet people are learning to embrace and even optimize their circles for better productivity, filtering and privacy.
The new constitution will include checks and responsibilities for Iceland's parliament (the althing). Photograph: Brynjar Gauti/AP It is not the way the scribes of yore would have done it but Iceland is tearing up the rulebook by drawing up its new constitution through crowdsourcing . As the country recovers from the financial crisis that saw the collapse of its banks and government, it is using social media to get its citizens to share their ideas as to what the new document should contain. "I believe this is the first time a constitution is being drafted basically on the internet ," said Thorvaldur Gylfason, member of Iceland's constitutional council. "The public sees the constitution come into being before their eyes … This is very different from old times where constitution makers sometimes found it better to find themselves a remote spot out of sight, out of touch."