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  • Email makes you stupid – so what can we do about it?

    Luis Suarez (@elsua), curator of the Life without eMail G+ community, has posted a Vodcast co-presented with Claire Burge (@claireburge) Here’s the full video: 30) Here are my notes on the highlights of what Luis and Claire think is wrong with email: “Email creates a dumber workforce” (3:02), because (4:02) the structure of email forces […]

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  • Social Bookmarking

    What is Social Bookmarking, and why would I use it? A “Narrate Your Work” post.

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  • An experiment in working aloud

    Setting up a simple toolchain to capture notes as a I work, and publish them in a way that is distinct from the rest of the site

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  • Email – what’s right with it?

    No tool is all good or all bad, so following on from “Email – what’s wrong with it?“, here are some of the reasons why it is useful: Email is almost ubiquitous … has been around a long time, so almost everyone (in a work world) knows how to use it (or thinks they do) […]

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  • Email – what’s wrong with it?

    Many have written on the issues that email causes, here are some highlights: Email soaks up time – e.g. McKinsey in 2012 reckoned 30% of average office worker’s week was spent reading and answering email … makes people feel they are being productive (when they are not) … locks up information in silos – a […]

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  • Communication, Collaboration and Community

      A placeholder for some areas where I want to refresh my knowledge of current thinking Communication, collaboration and community in online networks – what builds social capital? And what else? Gamification as a tool for motivating productive behaviour in online networks The factors that balance individual skill / knowledge with social capital within organisations and professions […]

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