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What is Wirearchy ?

What is Wirearchy ? | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
We all know and understand hierarchy - the enduring principle of the institutions that govern us and in which we work and live.
Jon Husband presents us a new emerging organizational principle, called Wirearchy.

The Internet is connecting customers, employees and communities and empowering them with information in ways never before possible. Taking decisions and managing organized activities are being impacted in powerful ways by interconnected networks of people and technology.

The impacts we're experiencing are creating new dynamics in organizations as well as emergent forms of organized activities that are based on participation and peer-to-peer interaction. As people get used to operating in these new conditions, often (but not always) the results are nimble, responsive, and results-focused networked groups and teams.

The new interconnected environment demands new principles for organizing collaborative activity. Traditional hierarchy does not lead and support networked activity as well as newer forms and principles.

And ... over the last ten years, it has become quite clear that the impacts of these living social networks will only grow, both in depth and reach.

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Some libraries deserve to close, says 'digital inclusion' charity

Some libraries deserve to close, says 'digital inclusion' charity | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
The Tinder Foundation argues that these amenities should not receive a ‘get out of austerity free’ card simply because they are libraries
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Two New Digital Collections Available Online From National Library of Medicine

Two new digital collections are now available from NLM. From the
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‘Borrowing’ the Internet: Library Program Lets Patrons Take Access Home – Daily Yonder

‘Borrowing’ the Internet: Library Program Lets Patrons Take Access Home – Daily Yonder | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Closing the digital divide? Libraries lending internet access https://t.co/gsuZ2GYwoI
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Councils ‘could do better’ on e-services for libraries

Councils ‘could do better’ on e-services for libraries | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Survey shows tendency to poor wording on websites and over-reliance on third party suppliers
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Digital Leadership in Libraries

Digital Leadership in Libraries | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
I have been meaning to write something about this topic for quite some time. In fact, I really want us to do something about this and do it now. As far as I can tell and feel, we are reaching
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The Challenge of Digital Scholarship - emerging practices in academic libraries (University of Salford, MediaCityUK)

The Challenge of Digital Scholarship - emerging practices in academic libraries (University of Salford, MediaCityUK) | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - NoWAL presents The Challenge of Digital Scholarship - emerging practices in academic libraries (University of Salford, MediaCityUK) - Thursday, 19 January 2017 at University of Salford, MediaCityUK, Salford, England. Find event and ticket information.
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Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative | Bridging The Digital Divide

Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative | Bridging The Digital Divide | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Learn how we help connect underserved communities with affordable internet access and cloud services.
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This Librarian Is Not Impressed With Your Digital, No-Books Library

This Librarian Is Not Impressed With Your Digital, No-Books Library | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Digital evangelism has lulled us into an “embarrassingly anti-intellectual comfort zone,” argues a Philadelphia librarian.
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This Video Shows How Far Libraries Have Come

This Video Shows How Far Libraries Have Come | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
In our digital age where you can search the contents of books through Google and check out books with cellphone apps, it is hard to believe we ever managed without the internet. But we did. As the…
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Amazon and Netflix Are Making So Many of Their Own Shows Because That’s How They Rule the World

Amazon and Netflix Are Making So Many of Their Own Shows Because That’s How They Rule the World | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Amazon's recent global expansion underscores just how important original content has become.
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Dual Spacization of Cultures: Problematization of Cyberspace and Cultural Matters

Dual Spacization of Cultures: Problematization of Cyberspace and Cultural Matters | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
This paper examines the problematization of cultural issues related to the dual spacization of life. The emergence of the second space of life over the first place of life combining local and translocal, national and transnational capacities and
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In a digital society, opensource is the only way

In a digital society, opensource is the only way | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Brenno explains why and how we should use and make OpenSource software to protect our privacy. Big boat disasters XSS leaks in t
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Is Digital Really Transformative?

Is Digital Really Transformative? | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
We are all obsessed with digital transformation.  Management consultants happily advise us on digital. In one of its top articles for 2016, the Economic Essentials of Digital Strategy, McKin
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With the rise of global instability, can ceramic storage save our digital culture? | ZDNet

With the rise of global instability, can ceramic storage save our digital culture? | ZDNet | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
That's one man's plan. Put all the web's data on thin, optically-readable ceramic plates, and store them in the world's oldest salt mine. It's not a bad idea. Could it work?
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Why Gender Equality Underpins Success in a Digital World

Why Gender Equality Underpins Success in a Digital World | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
The communications industry is facing its most radical transformation in decades, based on customers' fast-changing demands. The rapid rate at whic
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The History and Future of the Strashun Library | YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

The History and Future of the Strashun Library | YIVO Institute for Jewish Research | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Matisyahu Strashun (1817-1885), a wealthy book collector, scholar, intellectual, and philanthropist from Vilna, amassed one of the biggest and most important private Jewish libraries in Eastern Europe during the 19th century.
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On the Digital Margins--The Students + Families Who Can't Afford Internet in the Bronx

On the Digital Margins--The Students + Families Who Can't Afford Internet in the Bronx | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
'Almost 20 percent of New York City households don’t have any internet access at home — not on a computer or on a cell phone.  It’
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Diane Lees on Museums and Heritage in the Digital Age | University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures

Diane Lees on Museums and Heritage in the Digital Age | University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Diane Lees talks as part of the "What does it mean to be human in the digital age?" event
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Internet history is fragile. This archive is making sure it doesn’t disappear

What’s online doesn’t necessarily last forever. Content on the Internet is revised and deleted all the time. Hyperlinks “rot,” and with them goes history
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KNUST Hosts School of Digital Libraries - Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

KNUST Hosts School of Digital Libraries - Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
KNUST has hosted the School of Digital Libraries at the Amonoo Neizer Conference Centre. The School was made possible by the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in collaboration with the Prempeh II Library, KNUST.
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How Not to Build a Digital Archive: Lessons from the Dark Side of the Force • /r/Libraries

How Not to Build a Digital Archive: Lessons from the Dark Side of the Force • /r/Libraries | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
reddit: the front page of the internet
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Amgen Scholars

Amgen Scholars | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
The Amgen Scholars Program provides hundreds of selected undergraduates with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on research experience at many of the world’s leading institutions.
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Forbes 30Under30 Entrepreneur Launches the First Digital Accelerator in Africa

Forbes 30Under30 Entrepreneur Launches the First Digital Accelerator in Africa | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
In an effort to increase exposure of African startups to global investors and resources, Africa Startup Ecosystem announced the launch of the first digital accelerator for the region. The accelerator program begins with a full startup development boot camp covering ideation, product development, marketing, customer acquisition and funding. The boot camp is followed by workshop…
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Using Digital Badges to Enhance Research Instruction in Academic Libraries by Susan David deMaine, Catherine A. Lemmer, Benjamin J. Keele, Hannah Alcasid :: SSRN

This chapter discusses using digital badges as an incentive for and documentation of research competency.
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What price a safe society? | LSE Digital Library

What price a safe society? | LSE Digital Library | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Fabian Society Alf Dubs child refugee amendment https://t.co/dMnoKalPos
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