John Seely Brown spoke eloquently on extreme learning for coping with extreme change, e.g. now. He talked about how extreme learning resembles play and challenged us to create environments where imagination could flourish.
Veteran researcher John Seely Brown says some accomplished World of Warcraft players would probably make great employees. "I would rather hire a high-level World of Warcraft player than an MBA from Harvard," he states at the top of a...Show More Summary
Watch this video which contains the highlights of John Seely Brown’s “Cultivating the Entrepreneurial Learner” keynote at the 2012 Digital Media and…
Matt McAlister makes a distinction between leading and managing in this examination of Chinese motorcycle supply chain dynamics: Matt McAlister, Leadership lessons from China John Seely Brown and John Hagel examine how a network ofShow More Summary
Image by dkuropatwa via Flickr How'd you like to know "how our concept of knowledge is changing in the age of the Net"? (John Seely Brown quoted from the dust jacket) Since I first heard David Weinberger say: "The smartest person in the room is: The Room!" I've repeated it often. Show More Summary
I’m at the Internet Librarian 2011 conference, and here are some of my notes. Enjoy! Monday’s keynote presentation was given by John Seely Brown – The topic – A new culture of learning for a world of constant change – the entrepreneurial learner in the Internet age How do we cultivate constantly learning in today’s [...]
The Multiplier Effect - John Hagel and John Seely Brown: Mr Donaldson and Mr Cuomo [of MITRE] hired two social network analysis researchers from Babson College, Salvatore Parise and Bala Iyer, to ascertain where information flowed most...Show More Summary
Steven Johnson's fantastic new compendium of essays, interviews, and insights on innovation by big thinkers like Richard Florida, John Seely Brown, Peter Drucker and many more. Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms. Show More Summary
Written by John Hagel, John Seely Brown and Giovanni Rodriguez America is in crisis – as is much of the world. In America, seven million people have lost their jobs during the recession and another 2.8 million are only marginally attached to the workforce, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Besides the human [...]
The only education book Atlantic Magazine includes on its list of 10 Essential Books for the summer is A New Culture of Learning. "Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown bring a refreshing perspective on the subject with equal parts insight,...Show More Summary
A New Culture of Learning by John Seely Brown and Doug Thomas This short book (136 pages) is inspiring. I just read it a second time, something I very rarely do. These paragraphs lept out and grabbed me: Peer-to-Peer Learning In the new culture of learning, people learn through their interaction and participation with one another in [...]
Why Should Businesses Become More Social? - Stowe Boyd: A post in the Future Of Work series over at the Podio blog, where I agree with John Hagel III and John Seely Brown that social tools are uniquely structured to help businesses thrive in a time of increasing uncertainty.
In the hit video game “World of Warcraft,” teams of near strangers form guilds that battle monsters and move through increasingly greater challenges. According to information specialist John Seely Brown, a former chief scientist at XEROX, that is a model the rest of us need to adopt for our world of gargantuan monsters of information. “People [...]
February is a great month for books about education, with very readable releases from John Seely Brown, Richard Whitmire, Ron Dietel, Alexander Russo, and Gene Maeroff.
Ever since The Social Life of Information came out in 2000, John Seely Brown has been one of my favorite thinkers and authors around how learning and schools are changed by social media. I loved Pull, and his Big Shift blog at Harvard Business Review is always one of my favorite reads. Most of his [...]
Collaboration tools are reshaping organizations, John Hagel III and John Seely Brown of Deloitte Center for the Edge told attendees at GigaOM’s Net:Work conference in San Francisco. The edges of an enterprise -- as opposed to its core -- now have access to the power tools.
John Seely Brown has given the leading keynote to the DevLearn conference with an inspiring talk about how the world needs to move to scalable capacity building using collaboration (we’re totally in synch!)
Image via Wikipedia John Seely Brown Here are some interesting articles and blog posts I came across recently. Thought I'd share them with you: John Hagel and John Seely Brown talk about the Enterprise Value of Social Software. Take a read through it. Show More Summary
The Power to Pull Prosperity - Umair Haque: Umair has a great review of The Power Of Pull by John Hagel, John Seely Brown, and Lang Davison. A sample of the post that proves The Power Of Pull is the new Bible for social business: Flows,...Show More Summary
John Seely Brown and John Hagel are two of the most respected technology and business thinkers in Silicon Valley. Seely Brown is best known as the long time Chief Scientist at Xerox Parc, while Hagel is the author of a number of influential...Show More Summary