Archive for February, 2007

Media has a new set of clothes: Its called engagement

Sunday, February 18th, 2007As the power to crystallise reality shifts away from traditional media towards social construction by users of the Web, our role as a media company is shifting from one as a provider to one as a facilitator ...

A ticket to the edge and back

Sunday, February 18th, 2007Bill Bailey is British Comedian and a very funny one. He was talking the other day about Stephen Hawkings a Brief History of Time . Bailey informs us that Hawking believes that the universe can be be ...

From Teaching to Learning

Friday, February 16th, 2007K Satyanarayan contacted us at CDB about our post Education fit for purpose? and he pointed me to this link From Teaching to Learning. A New Paradigm for Undergraduate Education. By Robert B. Barr and ...

The mongols are coming

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007A few years ago I wrote a thought piece called Discontinuity Does it Hurt? In which I outlined how our media and business landscape were about to be massively disrupted by the gales of creative destruction. ...

Fake bloggers soon to be ‘named and shamed’

Monday, February 12th, 2007Hotels, restaurants and online shops that post glowing reviews about themselves under false identities could face criminal prosecution under new rules that come into force next year.Businesses which write fake blog entries or create whole wesbites purporting to ...

Fake bloggers in the stocks

Monday, February 12th, 2007Hotels, restaurants and online shops that post glowing reviews about themselves under false identities could face criminal prosecution under new rules that come into force next year.Businesses which write fake blog entries or create whole wesbites purporting to be ...

Educational publishers have a stark choice: invest in technology and systems that power interaction … or exit the business now while valuations remain attractive

Sunday, February 11th, 2007LIKE many students, Alfred Mora had found concentrating in class difficult and the 17-year-old was in danger of failing history and not graduating. ?Sometimes there just seemed to be too much going on,? he said.But Mora didn?t seem ...

Linear vs. Non Linear or, Masculine vs. Female

Sunday, February 11th, 2007A great video that explains how profound the change is of living in a non-linear world.Some people describe the alphabet as masculine whereas, the web is feminine This has deep implications as to how culture is created, how business ...

Hearts hammering, 40 blue-tagged runners raced through the night, darting frenetically through hotel lobbies, weaving down increasingly empty streets and crawling, Ninja-style, through Golden Gate Park to flee an ever-escalating number of pursuers.

Saturday, February 10th, 2007From Online to offline. Engagement and engagement marketing can take many forms, even moving form virtual worlds to the real one.The story goes like this Gamers finding adrenaline rush offlineThis magical world emerged five years ago, ...

How can video games can help educators redesign classroom-based learning environments?

Saturday, February 10th, 2007Nichole Pinkard asks Can Videogames Inspire a Different Design for Classroom Learning?What can video games tell us about designing classroom-based learning experiences? Understanding how video games engage kids to continuously work through a problem without giving ...

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