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Techmamas - Curating the Best of Tech and Social Media for Families

Techmamas - Curating the Best of Tech and Social Media for Families
Many people search the web, read content every day and share that content. While advances in search technology has made finding information easier and easier, saving and organizing information in a way that captures a story or conversation can still be very challenging. I just posted on about my first experience with; I was on a Traveling Geeks trip to LeWeb and Pearltrees was one of the French companies we met. Being a visual person, the Pearltrees online application offered me the tools to capture and organize online information in a visual format that also reflected the storyline behind the issue being discussed. I decided that my next step was to use it and see what happens. What happened – is that adding content to Pearltrees became part of my daily workflow. I easily created Pearltrees for conversations, issues and topic areas I am researching. A Pearltree is made up of Pearls. Here are some examples of how I have used Pearltrees so far: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Related:  InfoOverloadCuratorial Curiosity

Information mapping Information Mapping is a technique that divides and labels information to facilitate comprehension, use, and recall. It was originally developed by Robert E. Horn.[1] Overview[edit] Information Mapping is a research-based method used to analyze, organize and present information based on your audience’s needs and the purpose of the information. Robert Horn and his colleagues identified dozens of common documentation types, then analyzed them into structural components called "information blocks". According to Horn and his colleagues, the seven most common information types are: Procedure: A set of sequential steps to complete a task.Process: An arrangement of tasks among disparate groups explaining how the groups interact. The Information Mapping goal is measurable results that change the way people present information. Information Mapping has close ties to information visualization, information architecture, graphic design, information design, and data analysis. Notable Experts[edit]

Comment détruire votre communauté en 10 leçons Si vous avez le malheur de développer un projet « open source » au sein de votre entreprise alors vous courrez le risque de voir arriver une « communauté » qui peut à tout moment s’agréger autour du code source de votre logiciel et en menacer sa bonne gouvernance. Heureusement le développeur Josh Berkus est là pour vous expliquer point par point comment faire pour être certain de ruiner et dissoudre toute velléité communautaire (au cours d’une intervention donnée il y a un mois à la et relatée ici par Jonathan Corbet)[1] Un article évidemment ironique (qui détourne les howto), mais qui donne à réfléchir sur les relations subtiles et complexes qui peuvent exister entre les communautés et les entreprises qui œuvrent sur un même projet. Pas toujours facile de se comprendre en effet quand les uns disent plutôt « logiciel libre » et les autres plutôt « open source » (voire même parfois carrément « fauxopen source »). Comment détruire votre communauté : mode d’emploi 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

JEET 7.9.10 Movie.wmv The Verge at work: backing up your brain 36inShare Jump To Close The Verge at Work is a series about process. Writing about the history of commonplace books in The New York Review of Books, Robert Darnton notes that readers in early modern England, from the layperson to famous minds like Francis Bacon and John Milton, “read in fits,” moving from book to book, grabbing bites, consuming and rearranging them. Sixty years ago, Vannevar Bush imagined a hypertext information machine (a memex) in his essay ‘As We May Think’ that would act as an “intimate supplement” to memory. Stumbling on all of this years ago got me thinking, and I started playing around with my own notes after reading author Steven Johnson’s article in the New York Times where he described his own system. Writing a few years later in the Washington Post, Ezra Klein agreed: I’m much likelier to be routinely confronted with old insights and facts that I might have forgotten. Enough with the history lesson. Section TOC Title The setup Importing 101 A note on mobile Wrap-up

Bookmarks: Soon Obsolete? Since the Web first came online in 1991, it has grown and improved beyond anyone's predictions. Unlike the gray background, mono-spaced text and ugly graphics on the Web in those early years, today's Web is rich with video, interactive applications and other useful and distracting goodies. But even after all these years, the way we find, navigate and save content on the Web works pretty much like it always did. Here's a page with text. Some of the words are hyperlinked, so when you click on them, you open another page. But now there's a conspicuously innovative new option. The service is functionally similar in some ways to social bookmarking sites, but its core function is "curation," which Wikipedia defines as the "selection, preservation, maintenance, and collection and archiving of digital assets." Described by one blogger as a social bookmarking tool based on "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon," Pearltrees looks a bit like Google's "Wonder Wheel," but it isn't used the same way.

5LINX® | The Premier Home Based Business Opportunity! | Recovering from information overload - McKinsey Quarterly - Organization - Talent For all the benefits of the information technology and communications revolution, it has a well-known dark side: information overload and its close cousin, attention fragmentation. These scourges hit CEOs and their colleagues in the C-suite particularly hard because senior executives so badly need uninterrupted time to synthesize information from many different sources, reflect on its implications for the organization, apply judgment, make trade-offs, and arrive at good decisions. The importance of reserving chunks of time for reflection, and the difficulty of doing so, have been themes in management writing for decades. Look no further than Peter Drucker’s 1967 classic, The Effective Executive, which emphasized that “most of the tasks of the executive require, for minimum effectiveness, a fairly large quantum of time.” Yet they are devilishly difficult to implement, and getting more so all the time. Better solutions exist, and they aren’t rocket science. The perils of multitasking Focus

Pearltrees: What problem does Pearltrees solve Find Meetup groups near you Explore Meetup Find events hosted by local groups where you can meet new people, try something new, or just do more of what you love. Get started Photo: The Front Range Mountain Bikers Meetup Group within 50 miles of Sort by Best match All upcoming events Saved events NEW Your groups and suggestions Your groups only Your events only March 2020 Sign up Continue with Facebook Continue with Google Or sign up with email Already a member? Why I Use Mind Maps for Content Marketing Projects I'm often asked how I manage all the details of complex content marketing projects. My favorite tool for this is Mind Maps. Specifically, I use MindJet. I whipped up a simple example to show you: If I was doing this for real, I'd have the persona where it says Content Map Example. I build my content flows based on questions the buyer persona asks at each stage of the buying process. Next to each of them I input topics for content development and any links to documents or notes to provide the overall reasoning behind the question and answers (that's the content). From there, I note which types of content I'm going to develop for each topic. What I like most about Mind Maps is that I can open up as many layers as I want at one time to get the big picture view of the flow, or condense it down to just focus on one area. When I work with project teams, we'll often use Mindjet Catalyst - the online version - to work on drafts together and for meetings.

[LeWeb'11] "Pearltrees est à l'origine de la curation !" Patrice Lamothe, CEO LeWeb'11, c'est the place to be pour tout ceux qui s'intéressent de près ou de loin au web. Que ce soit pour networker ou simplement pour découvrir les tendances du moment, l'événement reste fidèle à sa promesse d'être le lieu où gourous du Net et jeunes pousses se croisent et participent à inventer le futur proche. Parmi les personnalités de choix présentes, j'ai eu l'occasion de rencontrer Patrice Lamothe, CEO de Pearltrees, une boîte française, mais résolument tournée vers le monde. Interview : Démo : Comme Patrice aime à le rappeler, Pearltrees est à l'origine de l'engouement pour le buzzword "curation", puisque c'est sur la scène de LeWeb il y a deux ans que son interlocuteur à utilisé pour la première fois ce mot pour l'associer au web. Bref, moi qui ne connaissais pas grand chose à Pearltrees, j'ai été plutôt enthousiaste à l'idée de tester le service, d'autant que l'outil semble tout indiqué pour gérer de façon intuitive (et mobile !)

Richard Branson Secrets to Success Download Using Map Free Maps A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts. — Richard Branson The Entrepreneurial Mind of Richard Branson Sir Richard Branson is an iconic and legendary figure within business circles. The discussion that follows delves briefly into aspects of Richard Branson’s personality and behavior in order to shed some light into the mindset of this entrepreneurial magnate. The purpose of this IQ Matrix and accompanying article post is to present a visual overview of the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur whose qualities we can all model, learn from, and cultivate until they become our own. The information contained within this article was collected from several books which are listed towards the end of this post. Richard Branson’s Habitual Patterns of Behavior These behaviors are briefly outlined below: Stepping Outside of Comfort Zone Facing Problems Head-on Open to Change Making Every Second Count Asking Questions

Modern curation: How does it change teaching? SmartBlogs “The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.” — John Dewey Rewind: The old way of curation In the past, curating resources was relatively easy. Teachers, known fondly to their family and friends as pack rats, filed and saved just about every piece of paper they could find. They crammed worksheets and memos into color-coded files near the back of the classroom. During my student teaching, there was a teacher who planned to retire in June. Such collections of valuable resources were not readily available at that time. Teachers were left to their own devices to find, aggregate and retain meaningful resources about their practice. While the old ways of curation still hold their value, they are far less likely to provide you with a thorough, interactive system for personalized learning. Fast forward: Modern curation Today’s curation is completely different. What does modern curation mean for teaching?

Meiller entrée en la matière ; serait plus efficace si liens pearltrees fonctionnaient. by tuk0z Jan 12