Category Archives: Collaborative Work

What will the office and working environment be like in the future?

LinkedIn created this infographic from a global survey. According to LinkedIn this is how the working environment will be in the near future – or already is. Fax machines are dead – so long, I’ll never miss them! [Via TechRepublic]

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Tiramisu Transit app helps Allegheny County transports, now gets more than $100k funding to expand country-wide.

How make this world a better place? Maybe using an app to track buses by leveraging crowdsourced info and GPS technology. Tiramisu was developed by researchers to improve users’ transit experiences and transit accessibility. Your data will help us improve … Continue reading

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Writing for the web: a lecture that gets to the point of reading/writing for web users

I found this Slideshare from Hans Põldoja, about a lecture in Tallinn University, 29 October 2009. It’s quite old, but it’s still so useful and thought-provoking. I’ve been thrilled by the very beginning: “How people read on the web“. Oddly … Continue reading

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About creativity, time and good ideas – a nice book (and a video) that explains it almost all in a social way

Steven Johnson’s book is highly recommended: this is usually a book’s review ending line, I put it at the beginning since the book it’s about good ideas and good timing. Well, the good idea is grab a copy and the … Continue reading

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Cloud computing for business: a well thought-out presentation

If you’re somehow wondering how this crazy little/big thing called Cloud will change your life – and your business, anytime soon, check this Slideshare presentation by Ramkumar Lakshminarayanan. Discovering the value of the cloud for the business View more presentations … Continue reading

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Hubspot’s Facebook for business guide – for free!

Never dimiss a free meal! Hubspot is giving for free this How to Use Facebook for Business 35-pages guide. Ok… you may know all the tricks of the trade, but this free guide may still be a good starting point … Continue reading

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Math lessons and e-learning support on Facebook? Students in Venice, Italy, say ‘I LIKE IT’!

Facebook turned into e-learning support in Venice: a great case study where Math lessons meet social networks – and students too! For sure it’s not the first time I read about Facebook being leveraged as a learning-support tool in university … Continue reading

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Louis CK’s record: 1 million dollar in 12 days for his show – thanks the ‘Net

You may (or you may not) know Louis CK, an outspoken, 47 yo stand-up comedian. He’s just scored two records at once. On December 10th he launched a brand new idea – and a show too. The idea: sell tickets … Continue reading

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Collab: a collaborative workspace in Manhattan – probably the best workplace ever

The folks at MakeZine published this video showing Collab, a Manhattan-based workspace where co-working is a common practice. I’m a long-time fan of co-working and have been following co-working expert Massimo Carraro and his CoWO project growing up, so I’m … Continue reading

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