I’ve started to dive into Quora, answering questions where I believe I might be able to bring experience and knowledge to bear. This particular question went on to expand as such: “Technology is changing daily, it seems like post-secondary institutions are always a few steps behind with their material.” My short answer is “yes, it’s […]
My presentation and slides originally planned for the DevLearn 2010 General Session. I connect the use and the history of the hash-tag on Twitter to Design Thinking principles as expressions of liberty, freedom and joy (Democracy) that are paramount to successful “social learning.”
We become glued to our designs because as people age and grow more powerful, we become stuck on our design as progress itself. We lose our grasp on the progress for which we started reaching.
But I also suspect there’s still a lot of old-world thinking in the “protection” of the data, even though it’s, for the most part, user-generated. Think about that for a second.
Harold’s thesis, to me, at its core is one of how to manage the knowledge. He’s throwing it all in the same sink, which is fine at a high level, but when you get down to it there are deeper dives… I posit that the deeper dives are where we find bigger, fundamental challenges.