Curious about KNOWLEDGE

By JD Dillon | Articles discussing the curation + sharing of knowledge in the workplace ...

Two ways of knowing: 1) studies; 2) stories. Studies give institutions needed data 4 planning-while stories r what inspire social movements: https://t.co/3FzR3q7QzN

The Science Behind the Growing Importance of Collaboration

Collaboration is a hot buzzword in the business world. And with good reason. Working with people who have different perspectives or areas of …

Kellogg School

The fake news machine: Inside a town gearing up for 2020

Veles used to make porcelain for the whole of Yugoslavia. Now it makes fake news.<p>This sleepy riverside town in Macedonia is home to dozens of website operators who churn out bogus stories designed to attract the attention of Americans. Each click adds cash to their bank accounts.<p>The scale is …

Journalism

5 reasons your employees aren’t sharing their knowledge

6 Ways Social Media Affects Our Mental Health

Health experts love to say that sitting is the new smoking. Given the number of diseases to which sitting is linked, and the number of people it apparently kills every year, sitting is one of the worst things we can do for health. But possibly as concerning is the thing that we often do while we’re …

Psychology

VIDEO | In An Era Of “Fake News,” Knowing Who’s Behind The Content Is Vital | Fast Company

In An Era Of “Fake News,” Knowing Who’s Behind The Content Is Vital<p>Rumors of right-wing financial backers being interested in buying Time Inc. raises further questions about potential media bias.

Fake News

Knowledge vs. Access to Knowledge

I ask you a question.You are unsure of the answer, so you google it, tweet out if anyone has an answer, or use a plethora of resources that are at …

Learning

Truth or Truthiness

<i>Paul A. Kirschner & Mirjam Neelen</i>Is a study really trustworthy or does it only <i>seem</i> to be? This is an exploration of truth versus the beautiful word …

Stephen Colbert

Pinterest Is Making It Easier to Track Project Ideas You've Tried

Pinterest wants to be more helpful.<p>The online pin board has introduced a “Tried it” button that lets users mark recipes and projects posted on the …

Pinterest

4 Ways to Think More like Google and Less Like an LMS

Take a deep breath and picture the scene: You are seated in a chair. Electrodes are placed on your fingers and pulse points, while the machine hums …

Facebook's social network for businesses will soon be available for free

After launching its rival to enterprise collaboration apps like Slack last October, Facebook told CNBC that it’s now working on a free edition of Workplace in order to sign up more companies to its service.<p>It’ll be called Workplace Standard, while the paid version will be renamed Workplace Premium. …

Facebook

Fact Check now available in Google Search and News around the world

Google was built to help people find useful information by surfacing the great content that publishers and sites create. This access to high quality …

Reading, writing, fighting fake news

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Jennifer Aniston did WHAT to her hair?" screams the headline.<p>Below the headline is a photo of the actress with a military buzz cut, along with a quote about how she'd shorn her iconic blonde locks for a role.<p>The online article, printed on handouts that Alexis Gerard has distributed to her …

Education

Twitter Usernames No Longer Count Toward 140 Character Limit Replies

by Gary Ng on Thursday, March 30th, 2017 - 9:38am PDT<p>Last year, Twitter announced it would roll out an update which would not count usernames toward …

3 Museum Design Principles to Help Your Content Marketing

Museum content development and content marketing have one important principle in common: creating memorable experiences.Think back to the last time …

Digital Marketing

Gently Break Out Of Your Bubble With This App That Acclimates You To Different Views

Read Across the Aisle figures out what kind of news you use, and then slowly recommends things that push you a little farther out of your comfort zone.<p>Social media didn’t create the problem of the filter bubble–even before Facebook, people often tended to get their news either from left- or …

Stop using the word 'trolling' when you mean harassment and abuse

The internet has created a unique vocabulary, but we've stretched some of these new words beyond their limits and "trolling" should be the first to …

Feminism
Leadership

"Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Everything else is public relations." - George Orwell https://t.co/keQK9FXWR6

Facebook is testing three methods to combat fake news in Germany

The country has been battered by fake news in the run up to the Germany federal elections this year. The three methods entail allowing users to report a story as fake, a “disputed” banner being added to stories identified as fake, and disrupting ad payments to sites that pedal fake news on …

Fake News

I learned today that a group of students used a Google doc to take lecture notes-- they all took notes simultaneously in a collective file.

Only You Can Stop the Spread of Fake News

One of the more extreme symptoms of media dysfunction in the past several months has been the ascendance of “fake news”—fabricated news stories that …

Journalism

The surprising benefits of using emoticons in the workplace

At Atlassian we kind of emoticons. We use them constantly in our team chats and conversations, and they’re a big part of our company culture. We love …

The Workplace

On Writing in 2016

As this year winds down, I find myself with some<p>freedesignated time for writing for the first time in a while. This time is invaluable to me. It’s …

The Social Media Revolution continues: Socialnomics 2017

This morning I awoke to find this tweet:Hi! @C4LPT @hjarche @MelMilloway @bschlenker @marciamarcia @jerrymichalski @DonaldClark @DonaldHTaylor What …

Social Media

CNN acquires Casey Neistat’s Beme to build a social news project

CNN continues to build out its digital news team with the recent acquisition of Beme, the video-sharing app cofounded by YouTube star Casey Neistat. The app will shut down at the end of January, but CNN plans to put Neistat and his team of 12 to work on a new social media project.<p>Beme was aimed at …

Marketing

The Algorithmic Democracy

AI is changing how we think, debate, and choose.<p>The day before the election, as millions of Americans were feeling confident that the vast majority of the country shared their opinions, a pair of researchers at the University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute published a paper …

12 Practical Ways To Use Content Curation To Support Learning and Performance

Content curation is a hot topic but there is no point in curation for the sake of it. Well, maybe if you really want a collection of frog ornaments. …