How To Find Inspiration In The Age Of Information Overload ⚙ Co I recently came across a quote from spoken word poet Phil Kaye’s Repetition. In it, he says: My mother taught me this trick, If you repeat something over and over again, it loses it’s meaning...Our existence, she said, is the same way. You watch the sunset too often, and it just becomes 6pm. You make the same mistake over and over, you’ll stop calling it a mistake.
Delete Your Online Accounts - Popular Spring Financial is a finance company based in Canada. The company was founded in 2014. Spring Financial is a subsidiary of Canada Drives, which is a leading auto financing company in Canada. Myself as a Commonwealth: Notes on the Science of Self We imagine our view of the world like a painting from the Realism movement – rife with detail and comprehensible – but the contents of our conscious mind are more like a work of Pop Art, full of abstractions and open to interpretation. The problem, as any MOMA goer will confess, is that it’s difficult to interpret a world full of ambiguity. You can spend a career studying Rothko or Pollock and reach a different conclusion from the modern art professor down the hall.
Why your brand should get creative now with visual content marketing According to Toprank CEO Lee Odden’s recent SES London session, content marketing at its very minimum needs to include: brand leadership, customer empathy, storytelling and creativity. Here are three reasons why some of that creativity should be visual, regardless of your brand or industry. Dedicated Vine analytics tools Since Vine launched last month, we’ve been having a blast contemplating the ramifications for marketers as well as making our own Vines. Now a social analytics company called Simply Measured has released a tool that marketers can use to track how many people have seen their Vines. With a nod in design to many of the social infographics you run across on the web these days, the dashboard shows the amount of posts/Vines you have made, and their performance.
Apprentissage des langues et Réseaux Médias Sociaux - Language learning and social networks Les réseaux sociaux peuvent jouer un rôle décisif dans le domaine de l’enseignement d'une langue étrangère, car ils favorisent la communication réelle, le travail collaboratif entre apprenants, entre classes et entre enseignants , ainsi que le développement des échanges et contacts interculturels. "Members of online communities learn by making and developing connections (intentionally or not) between ideas, experiences, and information, and by interacting,sharing, understanding, accepting, commenting, creating and defending their own opinions, their view points, their current situations and their daily experiences. Online communities allow, form, guide, foster, and stimulate connections.
10 open source e-learning projects to watch - Collaboration - Open Source As corporate and government organizations embrace the Web for delivering more education and training programs, a wealth of free and open source e-learning applications will help lower the barrier to entry. TechWorld looks at the options. ATutor ATutor is a Web-based learning content management system (LCMS) designed for accessibility and adaptability by the Adaptive Technology Resource Centre at the University of Toronto. Open Source: the Meritocracy vs the Circle of Trust There has been this idea running around the back of my head for a while, and it's only now that it is starting to crystalize into something that I can express. When we look at Open Source projects, we see that there is a hierarchy of involvement. There are different levels at which you can be involved, and at each higher level, there will be less and less individuals. For now I am going to divide involvement up like this: Different Open Source projects but different barriers at different points. For example: (Note: I'm not going to even try and pretend that the above is a complete list of road-blocks)
Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought is a 1995 book by Douglas Hofstadter and other members of the Fluid Analogies Research Group exploring the mechanisms of intelligence through computer modeling. It contends that the notions of analogy and fluidity are fundamental to explain how the human mind solves problems and to create computer programs that show intelligent behavior. It analyzes several computer programs that members of the group have created over the years to solve problems that require intelligence.