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What’s on your must see list of social media for digital immigrants?

I’m giving a talk next week to the North Shore Interest Group of the Harvard Business School Club of Chicago. The announcement is below. We’ll have Internet access and about 45 minutes. What would be on your list of must see items? Must know stories? Most useful¬†perspectives? The comments are open for your input. Or […]

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Review: Clay Shirky and Cognitive Surplus

Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age, Shirky, Clay Anyone who can use lolcats to make a relevant and provocative intellectual point is worth paying attention to. Clay Shirky pulls it off in his latest book. Here’s his point: Let’s nominate the process of making a lolcat as the stupidest possible creative act…. […]

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Applying End-to-End Design Principles in Social Networks

Image via Wikipedia  Andy Lippman, at MIT’s Media Lab, offers provocative examples of learning how to think in network terms when designing services in a recent blog post from the Communications Futures Program at MIT. At the very heart of the Internet’s design is a notion called the end-to-end principle (PDF). The best network is […]

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Does the CIO have a role in successful social media adoption?

Like everyone else who’s awake, my long-time friend and colleague Keri Pearlson and I have been trying to make sense out of the uptake of new "social" technologies into organizations. We are noodling on the hypothesis that the CIO represents the best choice if an organization wants to develop a social technology strategy that is […]

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Patti Anklam on The Year of Personal Net Work

Patti Anklam and I have reconnected after first meeting several years ago. We navigate in the same circles and our networks overlap, but I hadn’t been carefully following her work. My mistake and I’ve fixed that now. Here’s a recent piece from her with a very good overview presentation on moving from a general understanding […]

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Learning to love the backchannel

Just before Thanksgiving I was at the KM World 2009 conference in San Jose listening to a keynote presentation by Charlene Li. Like many others, I was tweeting during her presentation and posted the following: At just about the same time, on the right coast, danah boyd of Microsoft was delivering a keynote at the […]

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25 Words on Social Media Wisdom

Liz Strauss offers up another of her provocative challenges; to craft 25 words of advice on social media. Here’s my 25 words: Social media wisdom, like all wisdom, comes from experience. Engaged, mindful, reflective experience. Deliberate and intentional practice will yield wisdom. Other experience need not apply. The picture is of my coxswain son and […]

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Some links on social media applications within organizations

As part of my talk yesterday at the Social Media Strategies conference, I made passing reference to a number of stories, blog posts, bloggers, thinkers, and writers. It’s an occupational hazard of being a former professor. I’ve written about different elements of yesterday’s talk over the course of various blog posts over time. Here are […]

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Social Media Strategies Conference – presentation on internal communities

Here is the presentation I did today at the Social Media Strategies conference going on at the Stanford Court in San Francisco. We got some excellent input and interaction going. There should be a full size version of this graphic linked to this version. I did this presentation using MindManager 7.0. It mostly worked, but […]

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