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Nov 02
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What people think they know about collaboration, facilitation, and teamwork is wrong. Instead, take the Marshmallow Challenge and see how tall a tower your team can build from 20 sticks of spaghetti, one yard of tape, one yard of string, and one marshmallow.

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May 10
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Stanford psychology professor Stanley Milgram once posited any two people were connected via six degrees of separation. A new quantitative study now shows most Twitter users are connected via four degrees, but with a twist. Twitter relationships have a short graph diameter and low reciprocity, unlike all previously-known human social networks. In addition a non-power-law follower distribution anomaly makes some supernodes very efficient for distributing news, as the pictured retweet tree illustrates.

Stanford psychology professor Stanley Milgram once posited any two people were connected via six degrees of separation. A new quantitative study now shows most Twitter users are connected via four degrees, but with a twist. Twitter relationships have a short graph diameter and low reciprocity, unlike all previously-known human social networks. In addition a non-power-law follower distribution anomaly makes some supernodes very efficient for distributing news, as the pictured retweet tree illustrates.

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Nov 25
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My Delicious tag cloud, as illustrated by Wordle, reveals a section of interests. Even though Delicious has long been the most popular linkmarking service, two years ago i stopped using it as my main linkshare collection and began using it along with a Firefox Add-On to tag and share links between computers and browsers, and incidentally to share with others. Since then, Foxmarks debuted for sharing default Firefox links between computers and occasionally for other browsers, and Delicious has resumed more prominence. For my other linkmarks, see also these collections.

My Delicious tag cloud, as illustrated by Wordle, reveals a section of interests. Even though Delicious has long been the most popular linkmarking service, two years ago i stopped using it as my main linkshare collection and began using it along with a Firefox Add-On to tag and share links between computers and browsers, and incidentally to share with others. Since then, Foxmarks debuted for sharing default Firefox links between computers and occasionally for other browsers, and Delicious has resumed more prominence. For my other linkmarks, see also these collections.

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Nov 23
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As the interval between successive paradigm shifts approaches zero, technological singularity happens. From that point, all future paradigm shifts happen apparently all at once. Evidence shows not only doubling every year, character intrinsic of information systems including computing and biology, but the rate of change itself growing with exponent 1.1. Imagine a world of superhuman intelligent machines learning and rebuilding themselves exponentially faster than our ability to comprehend. Imagine seemingly infinite computing operating, growing, and adapting at the speed of light. Then lever it and feed it back into every other domain.

As the interval between successive paradigm shifts approaches zero, technological singularity happens. From that point, all future paradigm shifts happen apparently all at once. Evidence shows not only doubling every year, character intrinsic of information systems including computing and biology, but the rate of change itself growing with exponent 1.1. Imagine a world of superhuman intelligent machines learning and rebuilding themselves exponentially faster than our ability to comprehend. Imagine seemingly infinite computing operating, growing, and adapting at the speed of light. Then lever it and feed it back into every other domain.

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Mar 25
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Though Facebook, Myspace, and other “walled gardens” now dominate the online social network category, cracks in the wall may have appeared.

Though Facebook, Myspace, and other “walled gardens” now dominate the online social network category, cracks in the wall may have appeared.

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