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It's the culture, stupid! How Atlassian maintains an open information culture
Pretty good article about wikis in Atlassian, a wiki-value-added company. The emphasis is on local practices of sharing ("culture" is the code word), and how those practices are made open on local wikis and blogs. Good for outlining some of the possible practices corporate wonks might be asked to engage. Some cheer leading, but worth a butchers.
wikis  web2.0  corporateculture  blogging 
may 2012 by mcmorgan
Say Everything
from The Best of Technology Writing 2008
web2.0  facebook  en3177 
february 2010 by mcmorgan
edtechpost - PLE Diagrams
A Collection of PLE diagrams: "all the diagrams of PLEs I could find, as a compare and contrast sort of exercise."
ple  visualization  workspace  workflow  web2.0  elearning  mindmap  pln 
november 2009 by mcmorgan
Joho the Blog » Transparency is the new objectivity
Dave Weinberger. "transparency is now fulfilling some of objectivity’s old role in the ecology of knowledge." that is, "Transparency gives the reader information by which she can undo some of the unintended effects of the ever-present biases. Transparency brings us to reliability the way objectivity used to."
web2.0  epistemology  journalism 
july 2009 by mcmorgan
Twitter in higher education
Really just a technique or two > A better model for twitter integration was suggested which I quite like. This would involve defined periods when students were encouraged to ‘tweet’. For example, 20 minutes in you say to the students “for the next 3 minutes discuss with your neighbour the issues raised so far (or have a specific question you want them to answer). Please feel free to ‘tweet’ your thoughts or questions using the tag #xxxx”. The lecturer could then choose to take a couple of minutes to respond there and then or follow up after the class.
twitter  web2.0  lecture  teaching 
july 2009 by mcmorgan
I’m So Totally, Digitally Close to You - Clive Thompson - NYTimes.com
Updates and weak ties. Always on means a return to village life, where everyone knows what everyone else is doing. Monitor your online persona so you can control it. "This is the paradox of ambient awareness. Each little update — each individual bit of social information — is insignificant on its own, even supremely mundane. But taken together, over time, the little snippets coalesce into a surprisingly sophisticated portrait of your friends’ and family members’ lives, like thousands of dots making a pointillist painting. This was never before possible, because in the real world, no friend would bother to call you up and detail the sandwiches she was eating." "“It drags you out of your own head,” she added. In an age of awareness, perhaps the person you see most clearly is yourself. "
weak_ties  ambient_awareness  findability  facebook  twitter  socialmedia  web2.0  socialnetworking  microblogging  intimacy 
july 2009 by mcmorgan
Wired Campus: Professor Says Free Lectures Did Not Boost Book Sales, Contrary to 'Wired' Editor's New Book - Chronicle.com
Fun stuff, with a Wired editor arguing for causation, an academic author arguing a fluke, and commentators arguing both ways. The article is written so that all can have their say, which by my book, is the New Journalism.
publishing2.0  web2.0  longtail  new_epistemology  newmedia 
july 2009 by mcmorgan
Defining Purposes for Using Web 2.0 Tools
R Beach at MCTE 2009. PPT OV of some web 2.0 moves in HS.
web2.0  literacy  composition 
june 2009 by mcmorgan
The Conversation Prism
A PR piece version of Rhetoric 101. Useful and revealing for the language the authors use to frame their version of social exchange - even while they hold themselves up as non-experts.

"People aren’t lured into relationships simply because you cast the bait to reel them into a conversation.

"Sincerity extends beyond the mere act of creating a profile on Twitter or forming a fan page on Facebook or a group on LinkedIn. The dual definition of transparency serves very different forms of both genuine and hollow separated by intent and impression. Relationships are measured in the value, action, and sentiment that others take away from each conversation. Talking “at” or responding without merit, intelligence, or quality grossly underestimates the people you’re hoping to befriend and influence.

"If participation were this simple, then perhaps everyone would excel as a Social Media “expert.”'
rhetoric  web2.0  socialpractices  socialmedia  erhetoric 
april 2009 by mcmorgan
From Knowledgable to Knowledge-able: Learning in New Media Environments | Academic Commons
Wesch. "As we increasingly move toward an environment of instant and infinite information, it becomes less important for students to know, memorize, or recall information, and more important for them to be able to find, sort, analyze, share, discuss, critique, and create information. They need to move from being simply knowledgeable to being knowledge-able."

While well worth reading and citing, there isn't much new in this article. It's solid anthropological principles and understanding applied to teaching and learning.
web2.0  wikis  academic  learningenvironments  learning2.0 
march 2009 by mcmorgan
if:book: On the Virtues of Preexisting Material: A Manifesto, By Rick Prelinger
Wake up. We draw on an build on what came before. Documentors of the world unite. Originality is over-rated, and quilting is a form of sampling.
erhetoric  copyright  web2.0  sampling 
november 2008 by mcmorgan
Alana Taylor: Online Reputation: A Love/Hate Relationship
I, for one, don't really mind being open online. I think that having a blog is one of the best ways of managing your personal brand and controlling your reputation. A blog allows you to write your side of the story -- always. If there was a picture that was posted or comment that was made about you that you didn't approve of or that you want to explain... your blog is the place to do it.
web2.0  blogging  socialpractices  en3177 
september 2008 by mcmorgan
Open-space meeting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
a style of meeting that can foster collaboration and be supported by wikis, or by stickies and markers. Defines a fairly well-orchestrated rhetorical situation for collaborative compostion
openspace  web2.0  socialpractices  collaboration  collaborativewriting 
july 2008 by mcmorgan
Information Architects / Web Trends Startpage
Web Trends map as clickable. Still difficult to use, but interesting to play with.
web2.0  webdesign  visualization 
july 2008 by mcmorgan
Information Architects » Blog Archive » Web Trend Map 3: Get it!
Web trends mapped modeled on London Underground map. Requires some work to actually use it, but engaging.
webdesign  web2.0  visualization 
july 2008 by mcmorgan
SocialLearn: Bridging the Gap Between Web 2.0 and Higher Education at e-Literate
Martin Weller. Students form social groups to study and learn, yet the typical IMS doesn't support this. Better, web 2.0 tools that let students form and work in social groups.
social_learning  web2.0  learning2.0 
june 2008 by mcmorgan
Open Library (Open Library)
Wiki of all published books. The idea is to create one wiki page/book, thereby weaving print and web closer together.
books  web2.0  library2.0  print 
june 2008 by mcmorgan
Higher education and Web 2.0
students — faculty, too — are increasingly aware of and irritated by the clumsiness and inflexibility of the tech tools that higher education currently uses.
web2.0  d2l  twwt 
june 2008 by mcmorgan
Web 2.0 - are we intruding? « A thwartwise take on eLearning and instructional design
quick review of implications of social software in teaching, Students are certainly using social software, but on their own terms. Leaver observes that last year in Australia,
web2.0  e-learning 
june 2008 by mcmorgan
gapingvoid: free cartoons as "social objects"
Nice blog post about how hugh sees and sets his use permissions. See the work as social object rather than hoarded possession and you change the relationship between object and viewer, object and creator
freelancing  copyright  socialpractices  attention_economy  web2.0 
may 2008 by mcmorgan
Beyond "E-Mail for Everything"
Many of the organizations I've worked with use e-mail for nearly everything, when a different tool (like oh, say, a wiki) could be more beneficial. Here are a few ideas -
wiki  web2.0  twwt 
april 2008 by mcmorgan
SIMILE Project
from MIT building a semantic web. A set of Java/rfd tools in development. Includes Timeline and Timeplot apps. Mashups go pro.
visualization  visualliteracy  semanticweb  tools  mashup  web2.0 
march 2008 by mcmorgan
From Literacy to Electracy - Joe Moxley
Books aren't dead. They're just gathering dust in the nooks and crannies of our libraries. Joe's latest look at the effects of changing literacies
wiki  literacy  web2.0  book 
february 2008 by mcmorgan
Twitter for Academia - suggestions
Using Twitter to create community in the classroom
academic  twitter  twwt  teaching  microblogging  web2.0  pedagogy 
january 2008 by mcmorgan
University Publishing in a Digital Age
Commentary version of the Ithaka Report on Univerisity Publishing paper. Contains the original text of the paper and demos how CommentPress works.
erhetoric  library  books  academic  web2.0  newmedia  publishing 
december 2007 by mcmorgan
Shawn Blanc » Freelancing-101
A category and series on freelancing with a weblog, managing work using web2.0 tools and approaches.
en3177  freelancing  web2.0 
december 2007 by mcmorgan
Is The Net Good For Writers? - 10 Zen Monkeys
RU Sirius starts with Clay Shirky on the spread of literacy, and a string of men (no women represented here) weigh in. The discussion's open.
web2.0  journalism  literacy  freelancing  writing  blogging 
october 2007 by mcmorgan
The Long Tail: Why I gave up on Second Life
A pretty good recap of some of the issues re: second life and interaction there. By the sound of it, SL just gets boring to work in.
sl  web2.0 
august 2007 by mcmorgan
Web 2.0 Backpack: Web Apps for Students
When shopping for phyical notebooks wears you down. Parallel this with top 10 apps for education. In both cases, IMSs are given a good drumming.
web2.0  bibliography  eLearning  education  scholarship2.0 
august 2007 by mcmorgan
Top 100 Tools for Learning
No Blackkboard, d2l, or WebCT in sight.
web2.0  education  elearning  DE  twwt 
august 2007 by mcmorgan
Dr. Mashup; or, Why Educators Should Learn to Stop Worrying and Love the Remix
Brian Lamb on mashups - for art and for education - learning objects (RIP), conditions of acceptance, and "Educators and higher education decision-makers have an obligation to carefully and critically assess new technologies before making radical changes.
mashup  web2.0  plagiarism  fyc  erhetoric  learningobjects 
july 2007 by mcmorgan
Keen vs. Weinberger on web 2.0- WSJ.com
An extended and close debate on web 2.0, the values behind it, and the representation of it.
authority  web2.0  tagging  tags  taxonomy  socialpractices  scholarship2.0  fyc 
july 2007 by mcmorgan
jill/txt: "weblogs: learning to write in the network"
"network literacy and how blogging is not simply keeping an electronic journal, it's distributed and collaborative; it's learning to think and write with the network. I'll also talk a bit about the ethics of insisting students blog in public."
blog  blogging  web2.0  literacy  erhetoric  newliteracy 
july 2007 by mcmorgan
Dlog
Captures and plays back composition in real time.
visualization  writing  fyc  web2.0 
july 2007 by mcmorgan
if:book: poetry in motion
About projects capturing and playing back the writing process (micro level) in real time. Follow the link to Dlog and have a go.
writing  web2.0  literacy  fyc 
july 2007 by mcmorgan
if:book: dismantling the book
Chapters and sections as chunks of the hypertext called "book.: "a big part of the consumer market that book publishers have owned for 200 years want the nuggets, not a narrative" If books go the way of albums and chapers are singles, then tagging and a f
books  tagging  web2.0  NetworkedBook  literacy  library2.0 
july 2007 by mcmorgan
Persuasive-Solutions-for-Demanding-Times.mp3 (audio/mpeg Object)
podcast. Richard Sedley. Solid intro to persuasion - and how it applies to web development and writing, with a focus on basing rhetorical strats on current psychological theory.
rhetoric  wcw  webdesign  web2.0 
july 2007 by mcmorgan
Librarians Find a Place in a 'Web 2.0' World
"only a human guide or a classification system controlled by librarians can effectively sort the wheat from the chaff, Mr. Mann writes." Libraries have always had a space in web 2.0, even with increased findability.
web2.0  scholarship2.0  library2.0  findability 
june 2007 by mcmorgan
Internet Smackdown: The Amateur vs. the Professional
Tony Long is copy chief at Wired News. Tony Long's brief consideration of _Cult of the Ameteur_ aka: in defense of professionalism
blogging  blogs  web2.0  socialpractices  authority 
june 2007 by mcmorgan
The Chronicle: 6/15/2007: The New Metrics of Scholarly Authority
On the changing measures of authority and scholarship under web 2.0. An OV and a what to watch for: You'll gain your academic kudos by getting your academic stuff on line and engaging in academic exchanges. Jensen is dead reasonable and even a little ta
web2.0  authority  scholarship2.0 
june 2007 by mcmorgan
Web 2.0: The Sleep of Reason, Part I - Britannica Blog
Gorman goes back to the interplay of print = Authority and net does not. Good entry point to the main issues: "Print does not necessarily bestow authenticity, and an increasing number of digital resources do not, by themselves, reflect an increase in exp
web2.0  rhetoric  literacy  socialpractices  authenticity  scholarship2.0  credibility  authority 
june 2007 by mcmorgan
Authority, Peter Morville
A look at Wikipedia, folksonomy, and shifts in authority that come with the move away from print: "The real upheaval lies just ahead, as a generation of school kids (and their teachers and librarians) struggle to reconcile traditional notions of education
IA  findability  authority  authenticity  authorship  web2.0  folksonomy  tagging 
june 2007 by mcmorgan
Information Architecture 3.0
Considering the role and discipline of IA in the near future: "This future is self-evident in the undisciplined, unbalanced quest for sexy Ajaxian interaction at the expense of usability, findability, accessibility, and other qualities of the user experie
IA  web2.0  web3.0  semanticweb 
june 2007 by mcmorgan
Listio - Popular Web 2.0 Applications
A web 2. metafilter, tracking social networking and social practices apps
web2.0  socialsoftware  socialpractices  socialnetworking  scholarship2.0 
june 2007 by mcmorgan
Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us
Wesch. An anthropologist makes a video argument about web 2.0. Solid rhetorical use of new media. Discuss a) the argument: what is it exactly? b) the use of the visual techniques in making the argument.
web2.0  newmedia  rhetoric  en3177 
may 2007 by mcmorgan
An Anthropologist Explores the Culture of Video Blogging: The Chronicle
Vlogging, like blogging, connects people, and relies on a (rhetorical construction of) authenticity: "If you could name a core value on YouTube, it's authenticity," says Mr. Wesch.
blogging  blogs  web2.0  vlogging  scholarship2.0  twwt 
may 2007 by mcmorgan
Web 2.0 Online Learning Film Festival
Videos, including Englebart's demo and old Apple promos
education  de  web2.0  eLearning 
march 2007 by mcmorgan
Wikipatterns - Wiki Patterns
Most of the material on the site stems from Meatball Wiki.
wiki  wikis  readme  patterns  web2.0 
february 2007 by mcmorgan
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