- Twenty-two power laws of the emerging social economy | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com – Dion has pulled together a nice reference list of 22 "laws" that attempt to define how various facets of networks, social media and Web 2.0 are (or will) impact the economy.
- 10 Sites to Learn Something New in 10 Minutes a Day – Instructables has long been one of my favorite sites, but it just scratches the surface. Josh Catone puts together a great list of 10 sites you can use to learn new things quickly.
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- Time to Reboot America – NYTimes.com – Thomas Friedman hits the nail on the head: “My fellow Americans, we can’t continue in this mode of “Dumb as we wanna be.” We’ve indulged ourselves for too long with tax cuts that we can’t afford, bailouts of auto companies that have become giant wealth-destruction machines, energy prices that do not encourage investment in 21st-century renewable power systems or efficient cars, public schools with no national standards to prevent illiterates from graduating and immigration policies that have our colleges educating the world’s best scientists and engineers and then, when these foreigners graduate, instead of stapling green cards to their diplomas, we order them to go home and start companies to compete against ours.”
- Google, WalMart, and MyBarackObama.com: The Power of the Real Time Enterprise – O’Reilly Radar – A great post from Tim gets back to what “Web 2.0” is truly about (networked products that explicitly leverage network effects). Lately the “2.0” sticker is getting attached to many things that aren’t really increasing value of the network.
- Adult Learning Styles – A great summary of the three major theories on different learning styles. Good to keep in mind during learning design. But remember that supporters of the universal design for learning (UDL) believes ideal curriculum design makes learning styles a moot point.
- Content Sites Bracing For 50% Revenue Slowdown – Ouch. Perhaps it is time to revisit the “freemium” model?
- When People Don’t Want to Change – Marshall Goldsmith – The great Marshall Goldsmith with a brief post about not wasting time on people who do not want to change. To help those people who do want to change, check out the Progressing Through Change tool at: http://csolved.com/ptc/
- Innovating in the Great Disruption – Scott Anthony – Scott Anthony provides interesting ideas on keeping your innovative edge in this era of constant change.
- Knewton Takes Adaptive Learning To The Next Level –
These are my links for April 2nd through April 6th:
- MediaShift | PBS – A great resource regarding the revolution in digital media with detours into journalism and learning. From PBS and hosted by Mark Glaser
- Free! Why $0.00 Is the Future of Business – A thoughtful look into the future (?) of monetization in a Web based world. The implications for learning and performance are intriguing. If all information and services are "free" then the world is truly flat and only innovation will deliver advantage