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What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the internet — Quartz

What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the internet — Quartz
I’ve long believed that speed is the ultimate weapon in business. All else being equal, the fastest company in any market will win. Speed is a defining characteristic—if not the defining characteristic—of the leader in virtually every industry you look at. In tech, speed is seen primarily as an asset in product development. Hence the “move fast and break things” mentality, the commitment to minimum viable products and agile development. What they fail to grasp is that speed matters to the rest of the business too—not just product. I believe that speed, like exercise and eating healthy, can be habitual. Through a prolonged, proactive effort to develop these good habits, we can convert ourselves as founders, executives, and employees to be faster, more efficient company-building machines. Speed, like exercise and eating healthy, can be habitual. This is how category killers are made. So let’s break this down. Making decisions General George Patton said that, and I definitely subscribe to it. Related:  Paradigm Shift

90 Inspiring and Visionary Films That Will Change How You See the World in Profound Ways By Tim Hjersted / The world today is in crisis. Everybody knows that. But what is driving this crisis? It's a story, a story that is destroying the world. It's a story about our relationship to the world and to other humans, but we take this story for granted. Climate change, political corruption, corporate power, war, racism, sexism, environmental destruction - these are all symptoms of the cultural story we are enacting. The old story of empire and dominion over the earth has to be looked at in the full light of day - all of our ambient cultural stories and values that we take for granted and which remain invisible must become visible. Most of all, we need to see the promise of the new story (which is also a very ancient story). And all of this knowledge and introspection, dreaming, questioning, and discovery is essential for a cultural transformation that addresses root causes. Ecological consciousness.

Digital University soll Lehre an klassischen Unis verändern Online-Lernplattformen für Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) werden nicht nur neuen Zielgruppen kostenlose akademische Bildung auf Hochschulniveau ermöglichen, sie werden auch die Lehre an den Unis selbst verändern. Davon zeigt sich Hannes Klöpper, Managing Director von MOOC-Anbieter iversity überzeugt. Heute, Freitag, spricht er beim Forum Alpbach über die "Digital University". Unter einer "Digital University" wie der deutschen iversity oder den von US-Eliteunis initiierten MOOC-Plattformen wie "edX", an denen man ohne formelle oder finanzielle Hürden speziell konzipierte Online-Kurse bei den Koryphäen des jeweiligen Fachs besuchen kann, darf man sich laut Klöpper allerdings keine vollwertige Universität vorstellen. Plattformen sollen Qualität der Lehre steigern Vielfalt bringt neue Aspekte Als riesige Chance sieht Klöpper die Vielfalt der Teilnehmer aus verschiedenen Altersgruppen, Kulturkreisen, mit verschiedenen Bildungsniveaus und beruflichen Vorerfahrungen.

Mapping the Emerging Post-Capitalist Paradigm and Its Main Thinkers By Commons Transition / “We do not live in an era of change, but in a change of eras” is the way Jan Rotmans from the University Rotterdam describes the structural changes impacting our societies. This is also the phrase Michel Bauwens chose to open his latest book yet to be published in English which title is likely to be close to “Towards a post-capitalist society with the Peer-to-Peer”. For thinkers like Jan Rotmans and Michel Bauwens this change of eras is akin to the Industrial Revolution in the second half of the 19th century, and characterized by transitions in various fields. A change in social order from a central, hierarchically-controlled society to a horizontal, decentralized, and bottom-up working unit. Following this analysis, it is to gain further insights that we at wanted to paint a big picture of the emerging post-capitalist paradigm, underpinned by peer-to-peer and collaborative dimensions. (click on the images for higher resolution)

From Open To Connected It’s been gnawing on me over the last couple of years that in our haste to open up schooling, we may well have missed the greater and more important aims that “open” strives toward. And while there’s no way to protect words from being twisted or co-opted, the phenomena of “openwashing” and the long long O in MOOC are troubling indicators that what initially seemed to be the language of openness may have fought shy of the question of what the openness was for. How otherwise to explain a world in which broadcast lectures are touted as innovations or disruptions? Not that higher ed itself has not had its own complicity in the process, given that our practices of scaling and isolation have modeled much of what we see in the “content delivery” model of online learning. I tried to explore some of these concerns at Open Ed 2012 in Vancouver in a talk I called “Ecologies of Yearning and the Future of Open Education.” “Only connect.” Check out Caravanistas, I salute you.

Conscious Evolution: Leaping Into Possibility | Kosmos Journal It is 40 years since the Futurist magazine published Prof. Clare W. Graves’ article titled “Human Nature Prepares for a Momentous Leap,” which contained predictions for our future that have proved remarkably prescient. Fast forward to today. The leap is a shift in consciousness. The Conscious Evolutionary Journey We are aware of our position as latecomers to a 4-billion year biological evolution but less so of the psychological and societal development that has since taken place. Societal evolution has been a progression in numbers and complexity. The Coming Stage: Coping with Complexity If Graves’ view of our evolving consciousness was correct—if our Values systems and priority codes are psychosocial responses that adapt to changing life conditions—where are we now in our journey? No previous shift has been as stark as this; we are in a new scenario. In earlier, slower-paced and less complex times we could attempt to predict the outcome of our actions.

My Open Learning: xMOOCs I participate frequently in MOOCs, both xMOOCs such as those offered through platforms edX and Coursera, and cMOOCs. cMOOCs offer a different learning experience; usually less structured where learning relies upon networked interactions using social media platforms. Click here for reviews on my completed cMOOCs. To read an in-depth article describing differences between the two types of MOOCs click here. I participate in MOOCs for different reasons that depend upon my learning goals and the amount of time I am able to commit to the course during its time frame. I categorize my participation as follows: 1) Course auditor: Do not participate for the most part in course activities, discussions or assessments, though will read and review select course materials and discussion forums. 2) Active learner: Engage in the majority of activities, assignments and some discussions. Course Overview: This course is World Bank’s first ever MOOC course. Description. Course Overview. Like this:

Exploring the Connected Universe – Delegate Level 1 A cutting edge interactive course Exploring the Connected Universe to better our planet through you. Engage with 9 leading faculty members and shift the current paradigm. Embark on a mind-bending journey, connect with 2,000 other travelers and apply this knowledge to transform yourself and our world. This course will TRANSFORM your reality and make you EMPOWERED, CONNECTED and KNOWLEDGEABLE to POSITIVELY IMPACT CHANGE! I have done thirty years of research and – together with a team of brilliant scientists – developed a unified field theory. My mission and the mission of the Resonance Academy is to get this information out to everyone, regardless of their educational background. The Delegate level 1 course Exploring the Connected Universe is a comprehensive, self-paced online multimedia course packed with 30 years of research and the latest information on this topic. We have scientifically proven that we are all connected at the most fundamental level of space time. Pay $384 in full today

meine LiebLinks (KW 31) | konzeptblog Heute stelle ich nur einen Link vor, hinter dem sich aber eine ganze Serie interessanter Beiträge verbirgt: Learning with ‘e’s My thoughts about learning technology and all things digital – das ist die Website von Steve Wheeler, der als Associate Professor of learning technology am Plymouth Institute of Education der Plymouth University arbeitet. Steve verdeutlicht (mal wieder), dass auch in Bildungstechnologie und Mediendidaktik der übliche Verweis auf Behaviorismus, Kognitivismus und Kosntruktivismus (bei manchen heute auch noch Konnektivismus) der Vielfalt menschlichen Lernens nicht gerecht wird. Taking Apart Psychiatry: Fraud-Kings of the Mind Jon Rappoport, GuestWaking Times Exploding the myth of “good science…” “Promoting diabolically false science, psychiatry creates a gateway for defining many separate states of consciousness that don’t exist at all. They’re cheap myths, fairy tales.” (The Underground, Jon Rappoport) USA Today, January 26, 2016: “Primary care doctors should screen all adults for depression, an expert panel recommended Tuesday.” —Let’s screen everybody to find out if they have mental disorders. Wherever you see organized psychiatry operating, you see it trying to expand its domain and its dominance. The first question to ask is: do these mental disorders have any scientific basis? An open secret has been bleeding out into public consciousness for the past ten years. And along with that: ALL SO-CALLED MENTAL DISORDERS ARE CONCOCTED, NAMED, LABELED, DESCRIBED, AND CATEGORIZED by a committee of psychiatrists, from menus of human behaviors. In a PBS Frontline episode, Does ADHD Exist? There’s more. His name is Dr.

Hieroglyphs of the Future: Jacques Rancière and the Aesthetics of Equality ­We're not a surplus, we're a plus. The slogan appeared at the demonstrations of the French jobless movement in the mid-90s in journals, on banners, and on tracts printed by the political art group, Ne pas plier. It knitted the critical force and the subjective claims of the movement into a single phrase. To be "a surplus" (laid off, redundant) was to be reduced to silence in a society that subtracted the jobless from the public accounts, that made them into a kind of residue—invisible, inconceivable except as a statistic under a negative sign. Excluded, in short: cut out of a system based on the status of the salaried employee. A way to grasp the aesthetic language of the French social movements in the 1990s—and of the transnational movements now emerging—is through the work of Jacques Rancière and his writings on the politics of equality. The political is an opposite process, and it is rare. Rancière's description was in sync with its time. That breach seems to have closed today.

10 Basic New Age Deceptions and How to Correct Them Waking Times Editor’s Note: This list was gathered and collated by Brendan D. Murphy with kudos to Mark Passio, Tim McClew for the distillation, and Juliet J. Carter. “Real compassion kicks butt and takes names and is not pleasant on certain days. If you are not ready for this FIRE, then find a new-age, sweetness and light, perpetually smiling teacher and learn to relabel your ego with spiritual sounding terms. Mark Passio’s 10 Basic New Age Deceptions 1. The notion that you make things worse by focusing on negative issues is false. Correction: Seeing the negativity for what it is creates an ability to steel oneself against its harmful effects and perhaps avoid them entirely. 2. “No one should ever get angry, it’s an emotion that needs to be purged from your system.” 3. Many New Agers tout concepts such as Right & Wrong as “dualistic” and therefore invalid. Correction: “Conscience” literally means: “to know together”, to have “common sense”. 4. 5. The abuse of meditation and yoga. 6. 7. 8.

Endewima Zehn Thesen zur Zukunft des Wissensmanagements Studie 10 der Wissensfabrik PDF Download der Studie -> noch nicht verfügbar Rezension von Blended Solutions Rezension von Weiterbildungsblog Inhaltsverzeichnis Einleitung Je digitaler die Wirtschaft, desto umstrittener werden die Märkte. Gleichzeitig führt das Internet den Tod des Wissensmanagements herbei. Durch die Transparenz des Wissens, den digitalen Wertewandel, neue Möglichkeiten zur Zusammenarbeit sowie eine abnehmende Loyalität der Arbeitskräfte werden Arbeitsmärkte zu Innovationsmärkten. Alles Wissen ist im Netz Durch das Internet wird sämtliches Wissen digitalisiert und an zentraler Stelle zugänglich gemacht. Die Digitalisierung des Wissens wird nicht von Suchmaschinen, Verlagen und den Wissensarbeiterinnen selbst vorangetrieben. Auf den ersten Blick mögen die Spiegelbilder wertlos sein. Durch das Netz explodiert die Anzahl Wissensquellen, wobei deren Qualität immer schwieriger zu beurteilen ist. Das Wissensmanagement ist tot