Summify – the answer to information overload?

Jane Hart

Information overload? “Summify distills the social web, boiling down the torrent of daily information into a summary of the top five or ten most important and relevant stories each day.&#. No – it’s a case of filter failure, said Clay Shirky.

BIG DATA, GOOD INFORMATION & A WAY FOR YOU TO USE IT

Wonderful Brain

The first is about big data, the phenomenon that now makes available enormous, staggering, volumes of information almost instantaneously. That’s the scale of information we envision when thinking of the amount of data we can reach out and grab—or in some cases is pushed to us—everyday.

Why Millennials Love Microlearning

Grovo

They expect information to arrive not in big bundles, but in a torrent of small morsels. Microlearning’s bite-size learning modules meet the modern learner’s desire for searchable, habitually pulled information.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Lets go ahead and solve the future of publishing right now.

Mark Oehlert

Turns out that there is this site, Textbook Torrents, that is using BitTorrent to distribute free copies of expensive textbooks. Posted by: boete hypotheek | March 16, 2009 at 01:50 AM I predict an outcome similar to Napster for sites like Textbook Torrent. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Day 3 - Forecasting the Future: Predicition Markets and MMOGs | Main | SCORM and the Whole 2.0 Thing Again.

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The Proof of Gamification

Growth Engineering

They help learners make sense of complicated information by relating it to the real world. If you want to send a torrent of dopamine coursing through your learners’ brains then astound them with unbelievably exciting training. Gamification has taken the world by storm.

Why Online Employee Orientation is important?

eFront

introducing new hires to their new environment and giving them the basic information the need to start being productive ? Informal, face to face, orientation tours and talks can skip or gloss over several subjects. Online Employee orientation ?

Sun, Elite, and the future

Jay Cross

The magic of Sun’s approach is that it accelerates informal learning. They’re adept at keeping up with torrents of information, volatile situations, extreme flexibility, and real-time responsiveness. College kids are different these days.

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Weapon of mass detraction

Learning with e's

He started off poorly and went downhill from there, presenting what was reported to be an ill-informed, out of date and visually poor presentation (yellow text on a white background and crowded slides). It became a phenomenon in 2009. No, not Twitter.

A cure for the page/slide hangover?

Learning Rocks

Much is made of the benefit of tools like mind or concept maps and how they offer an additional visual element to how information is structured, allowing us to interpret their content in a wholly different way.

Re-orientation

Jay Cross

Now, the torrent of information generated by the ever increasing stream of new developments has rendered this impossible. It pleases me to think of all of the passing information, entertainment, notifications, tweets, blogs, magazines, newspapers, and so on as a never-ending stream. My home page links to my public-facing material: blogs, videos, Flickr, SlideShare, popular articles, several communities, free chapters from Informal Learning, and so on. Feeling lost?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here are the top sites from Informal Learning Flow for September 2009. Corporations need to catch up on open content - Informal Learning , September 17, 2009. Textbook torrents a-crashin’ - Abject Learning , September 11, 2009. Driving formal & informal from the same place , September 8, 2009. Featured Sources. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. The Awesomeness Manifesto - HarvardBusiness.org , September 16, 2009.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Tool Kit Edition

Mark Oehlert

Design (via CSS Juice ) GoWare (personal mobile portal) Article on Bitlet (Bit Torrent extension for Firefox) via Webware Animoto looks very cool.

Why I don't like Twitter

Learning Rocks

It's a shame because I really only follow people who use it wisely - I stick to the "tell-me-about-your-coffee-and-you're-unfollowed" credo - but occasionally I find myself flirting with the unfollow button because the torrent of decontextualised sound bites. Let me start by making one thing really clear. I like Twitter very much. I find it very useful and it has probably become my number one personal learning tool over the last year*.

My 10 Ten Tools for Learning

Learning Rocks

Google Search (Personal) Despite the never ending torrent of brilliantly useful stuff that the Big G churns out, it still is barely necessary to append "search" to their name to be clear what you mean when you say Google is a vital tool. I've been giving this some consideration lately as I've found myself populating and repopulating a couple of machines at home and work with all that I require to keep me happy. So, here they are: 1.

My 10 Ten Tools for Learning

Learning Rocks

Google Search (Personal) Despite the never ending torrent of brilliantly useful stuff that the Big G churns out, it still is barely necessary to append "search" to their name to be clear what you mean when you say Google is a vital tool. I've been giving this some consideration lately as I've found myself populating and repopulating a couple of machines at home and work with all that I require to keep me happy. So, here they are: 1.