A number of people I know have recently left Facebook and/or Twitter. I can understand why, as I left Facebook about eight years ago. I was an early adopter and thought it was going to help make a better civil society — I was naive it seems. I still find Twitter useful but I have… Read More


Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The journey to knowledge is as important as the moment of realization, learning design has collapsed the journey into the moment, lessening the experience by depriving us of the collateral learning along the way.”… Read More


This week LinkedIn released a fascinating study that shows how many of us tend to “sleepwalk” through our careers. As the research shows, almost one in four Americans are drifting along in their career, not sure what to do next. And this is happening while almost half of Millennials now want to find a new… Read More


When FiveThirtyEight published the details of 3 million trolls and bots that were link to the Russian-based company Internet Research Agency, they were merely providing data. Two researchers initially compiled the data. But by making the data public, FiveThirtyEight was able to engage a diverse group of widely varying expertise in order to make sense… Read More