Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

Thoughts on measurement

Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. I call these Friday’s Finds. @weissblatt – “Sharing is becoming a life skill. Knowledge is power only if shared.” Thomas Edison – “The value of an idea lies in the using of it.” – via @BrunoGebarski @SteveKLabnik – “We used… Read more »

Swimming in circles

Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. I call these Friday’s Finds. @KarenGowen – “Writing a novel takes a long time but not writing it takes even longer.” @EskoKilpi – “Reach, together with symmetry and equality, were the things that made the Internet such a radical social… Read more »

Work is changing

Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The nature of work is changing. People’s relationship with work is changing. The changes to society will be vast.” – @gapingvoid Andrew McAfee: offshoring is a way station on the way to automation – via… Read more »

Friday’s Finds for Enlightened Animal Trainers

Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared via social media this past fortnight. @SeriousPony: “Again, while enlightened animal trainers are recognizing the danger of a purely behavioral / Skinner approach, VC’s [venture capitalists] are funding it for humans.” Gamification addresses the symptoms of a broken system, but does nothing to fix… Read more »

Friday’s Finds Down Under with me Mates

Fridays Finds this week have been curated by the PKM workshop in Sydney, NSW. (Marion Louvel,  @chemenesinson, @michelleockers, @soozietwits, Siobhan Sutherland Rogers, Julia, Elizabeth Robinson)

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Here are some of the insights and observations that were shared through social media this past fortnight. “If there is immortality we achieve it by leaving a bleeding hole in people’s hearts” – @euan

Good Friday Finds

Which Comes First: Engaged Employees or Customer Success? via @OscarBerg You want to have tools to help employees get work done. Those tools are no longer the HR systems of performance management and compensation. — those don’t help to get your work done. What we’re seeing is heavy adoption of work management tools, task management,… Read more »

Points and counterpoints

@AndrewJacobsLD – “Phrase of the day: Klout is nothing more than a data selfie.” @jbordeaux : “In complexity, the ‘edge’ is also referred to as the ‘onset of chaos’. May explain resistance [to change].”

Management is for suckers

@nilofer: “In the industrial era, what created scale was more resources. In the social era, what creates scale is trust.” “When my information changes, I alter my conclusions. What do you do, sir?” – John Maynard Keynes – via @flowchainsensei

The world of AD 2014 will have few routine jobs

@KateCrawford – “Consent is meaningless without comprehension, and comprehension is impossible without visibility.” “I’ve learned that as soon as you introduce controls on human behaviour, you lose the game.” -John Seddon – via @hemppah