Loving lurkers

I couldn’t agree more with Mozilla’s Laura Hilliger: We can’t force people to participate, and if we really care about educating people, we shouldn’t try. We should build and design for the people who are participating, and we should be careful to ensure that the lurkers feel welcome. We should create safe spaces of learning […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: The power of technology for learning and why creating together is better | Helen Milner Barcamp NotForProfits | dxw (I’ll be there representing @tasksquadhq) Digital local government: a future in Google Glass and the internet of things GDS becomes political as Labour launches digital government review […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: PLN or CoP? How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses Big data: Ten level taxonomy in learning Five characteristics of authentic social innovation – @andy_williamson 4chan’s Christopher Poole: I Was A Teenage Coder—And Then I Stopped Rebalancing our Cultural Capital Teenagers […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Roundup of the fantastic #learningpoollive in Sheffield Today’s Smalltalk: A Second Look At The First OO Language Zim Is A 3D Printer For The ‘No Muss, No Fuss’ Mainstream draw.io < SaaS diagramming. Great! Airmail – interesting looking Mac gmail client Google Web Designer < this […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Social media record keeping for government – is it necessary? | Digital democracy, news, thinking, tips & tricks Google Reader Died Because No One Would Run It 10 Visual Steps To Self-Publishing Your Book On Amazon – ReadWrite How To Self-Publish A Bestseller: Publishing 3.0 The […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Not a geek – Matt Gemmell Technology vs. Democracy from @jjn1 Textal – A free smartphone app for text analysis Structure and Harmony With Innovation Tools via @wazokuhq Some Mooc points (specifically related to adult learning) from @petecaldwell Understanding Douglas Engelbart by @jjn1 A PTLLS microteach […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Lockdown – Marco.org (thoughts on RSS etc) Doug Engelbart, visionary David Wilcox » Realising the knowledge assets of research for the rest of us – how about a set of recipe cards? LEGO Cultures of Creativity report launched today – David Gauntlett Mozilla and Partners Prepare […]