- Technology Review: Market Watch: Convergence Is King – On in a series of articles Tech Review has on "The Future of Media". Convergence marches on. A great summary quote from the article: "The key technical characteristic of what works is the ability to facilitate consumers' desire to read, watch, or listen to any content they want, anywhere, anytime."
- Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python – An educational diversion for the budding computer programmers in your family!
Posts Tagged newspapers
- Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job – Management Consultant : eLearning Technology – Tony Karrer pulls together thoughts and responses to the question of what workplace learning will look like in 10 years. I agree that the work will move to "management consultant" (though I would have selected "performance consultant"). But I don't agree there will be continued need for "Enterprise 2.0" and "Knowledge Management". I think those ideas will become as much of an anachronisms as "desktop publishing"or "information technologies" as the tools become as much a part of the way we work as phones, electricity of language. Less and less formalized learning will be needed and the real role of learning professionals will be in process improvement consulting.
- Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable « Clay Shirky – The always enlightening Clay Shirky chimes in with a meandering piece that finally resolves into the very wise observation that we should not be trying to figure out how to save newspapers, we should be trying to figure out how to save journalism.