Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/16/2005

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October 16, 2005. Folksonomy' Carries Classifieds Beyond SWF and 'For Sale' - New York Times. Reflections. Awakening Faith in an Alternative Future" by Peter Senge, C. Otto Scharmer, Joseph Jaworski, and Betty Sue Flowers.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 2/03/2005

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A very, very simple overview of Folksonomies. India should be a Knowledge Superpower! More and more people logging on in China

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 8/10/2005

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Folksonomy: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Mess (podcast). Discussion of variouss topics important to folksonomies. Visual Literacy. Incongruities intensify meaning by creating contrasts or juxtapositions that stimulate the emotions, the intellect and imagination. A good way to build incongruous ideas into your images is to conceive images in terms of opposites and contradictions. Principles of Distributed Representation.

Knowledge and Learning in the News - Jan 23

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Folksonomies: A New Opportunity For Marketers. What's Wrong with a Dehumanized E-Learning Space, Anyway? Unwanted, disliked, dishonest: Performance appraisals must go. It's Not Your Father's e-Learning. Learning About Yourself. Creating Knowledge: Heavy Metal Umlaut For a short text article about it, see Jon Udell's Weblog

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 7/14/2005

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Leslie Marmon Silko, Laguna Tribe Wikipedia's Word on Folksonomy. There's a debate at the online encyclopedia Wikipedia about a new listing for the word folksonomy, which it defines as "a neologism for a practice of collaborative categorization using freely chosen keywords." Mirror Neurons (video) We humans are really good at reading faces and bodies. A recently discovered system in the brain may help explain why we humans can get so worked up watching other people.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 6/20/2005

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Why RSS and Folksonomies Are Becoming So Big. An RSS feed is a blog distilled to its core essence. If you look at the output of an RSS feed in a reader, you'll see no comments, no trackbacks and (for the most part) no design. It's the better blog. It's pure data. Deep, Dark Secrets of His and Her Brains. Sandra Witelson had studied scores of brains looking for gender differences. Then she found one that made a difference: Einstein's. Google vs. Yahoo: Clash of cultures.

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Tony Karrer

Seems so long ago. :) How about 2005 ? Folksonomy (11) Knowledge (233) Off-shore (7) Leadership (44) Creative Commons (16) Back when we still had hope that folksonomy (tagging) would make sense of the flood of content. I've done a few posts in the past that take a look at the topics that are Hot Topics in Training. In each case, these are crude in that they look only at what terms people are using in a given content set.

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Janet Clarey

Back in 2005, Stephen Downes had some comments on formalizing informal learning based on a CLO article. As designers, we need to provide templates for meaningful contributions of one peer to another, perhaps a sample blog entry to use as a model, or a method of standardizing contributions, a list of key words so the folksonomy is limited, something that ties strategies to contributions to encourage learning and retention of the content contributed.

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Clive on Learning

A second example relates to a series of courses I developed between 2003 and 2005 with a colleague of mine called David Kori. And, of course, this principle is massively extended online as users collaborate to create folksonomies to sort the millions of items to be found in flickr,, YouTube and endless other sites. In my 20s I spent a couple of years working in management accounting for a large multinational.