mLearnCon is coming up in two weeks! June 21-23, we’ll be doing some intensive deep dives into how mobile devices can (and are) transforming learning across a lot of domains (corporate, government, medical, military, academia, edu, etc). I’m going to (try to) give you a sneak preview of what’s happening on the mLearning Future Zone […]
This past week I blogged about a “culture of text” that is growing more prevalent (at least in the US). I briefly touched on how simulation and simulacrum shape this culture and wrote a bit about latency and agency. Yesterday, I offered a way to avoid awkward moments presented by incoming messages. In this post, […]
In my last post, I forwarded that many people today are becoming hardwired for texting. I’ll touch on one aspect of this phenomenon: latency. la⋅ten⋅cy – noun the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it. In face-to-face communication, we rely on centuries of language and customs, coached and reinforced from when […]
I am a major proponent of using social media in learning, education and training. I dedicate a good deal of professional and personal energy explaining how organizations improve knowledge flows, how social media becomes a means for collective intelligence and how individuals and groups can improve performance, collaborate and innovate as knowledge and speed increase. […]
Understanding is constructed around people, places and shared experiences. Extending the Internet to accomodate this model has broad implications around learning, work, play and identity.