- Government 2.0: Five Predictions for 2010-12 – O’Reilly Radar – Mark Drapeau shares his predictions for trends in Government 2.0.
- Portrait of a Multitasking Mind: Scientific American – My tirade agains multitasking continues: From the article: "New research by EyalOphir, Clifford Nass, and Anthony D. Wagner at Stanford University suggests that people who multitask suffer from a problem: weaker self-control ability."
- How the iPhone Could Reboot Education | Gadget Lab | Wired.com – A private university in Texas completes the first year of a pilot program in which it hands out free iPhones and iPod Touch devices to its entire freshman class. The goal is to see if, and how, the iPhone can reinvent education.
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- 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.