Monthly Archives: November 2010


Arrived here early evening and walked over to the Grand Place. Found it filled with people watching a Christmas light show projected on the facade of the ancient buildings on the square. Then evaded the freezing cold by hanging out … Continue reading

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Evolution of learning software

From classroom scheduling to nose counting to connecting people. Time for a change in emphasis.

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Business Educa

Several friends have told me they aren’t coming to Online Educa in Berlin because it’s too academic. They’re not up with the news. Emphasizing learning and development in the business sector is precisely the reason that Charles Jennings, Laura Overton, … Continue reading

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Read-only Working Smarter Fieldbook. $12.

So you can’t afford the $20 to buy the Working Smarter Fieldbook. (Warning: I’m going to up the price soon.) Or you don’t read books any more. You prefer a searchable, on-line database of goodies. This is for you: full-text … Continue reading

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Best of informal learning since September 1, 2010…

Informal Learning Flow Next month, a new aggregator on Working Smarter from Internet Time Alliance, sponsored by Xyleme, will replace¬†Informal Learning Flow. Here’s what’s probably the swan song, the end of a great run. September 1 to November 18, 2010 … Continue reading

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PARC turns 40, Churchill Club turns 25

In late afternoon, a bunch of us piled into a friend’s van and trekked to Palo Alto for a meeting convened by the Churchill Club to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Xerox PARC. PARC (Palo Alto Research … Continue reading

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Infusion lunch with Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly joined a couple of dozen innovators, activists, and gear heads in Berkeley this afternoon to talk about issues from his new book. I’ll preface this by saying that I regard Kevin very highly. His Out of Control changed … Continue reading

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A quiz for enterprise learning movers & shakers…

Shuffle through Mary Meeker’s phenomenal research report on the state of the internet economy. (Thanks for the pointer, George Siemens.) Be amazed. Here’s the Quiz Question: Name a single trend Mary Meeker describes that won’t have a major impact on … Continue reading

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PARC is 40!

Some of us Berkeley folks plan to carpool down for PARC’s birthday celebration tomorrow evening. I am really looking forward to the program: PARC made magic happen. However, in accordance with the Rule of Threes, I expect the lessons of … Continue reading

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Ram Dass: Be Love Now

Baba Ram Dass wrote Be Here Now at Lama Foundation outside of Taos, New Mexico. My brother later lived in the trailer in which he wrote it. In fact, my brother now leads the Lama Foundation. My sister in law … Continue reading

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