August 1, 2006Places to Go: The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning - Stephen Downes in Innovate
At first glance this online publication looks like any academic journal, but when readers explore The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (IRRODL), they are in for a surprise: They can read the articles! The journal is a member of the Directory of Open Access Journals.
KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY DEBATE NEEDS TO MOVE BEYOND PLATITUDES - IT News
The debate about the 'knowledge economy' is full of 'slovenly thinking and careless assumptions', The Work Foundation alleges today. Politicians, businesspeople and opinion formers around the world use phrases such as 'knowledge worker' and 'knowledge economy' as speech-padding buzzwords without having 'any clear idea of who or what they are talking about', a new study argues.
Clean air gardening and the future of shared experience - InfoWorld with Video
For a bunch of reasons, I'm averse to gasoline-powered lawnmowers. They're loud, they're smelly, and as I learned when my dad bounced a rock off his leg many years ago, they can be dangerous.
WHAT YOU THINK BUT DON'T SAY - Seed
People spontaneously categorize other people into 'us' and 'them' and they do that within milliseconds of encountering other people.
Innovation overload - Business Week
Innovation is in grave danger of becoming the latest overused buzzword. We're doing our part at Businessweek. And so is IBM with its big innovation marketing campaign.