Of wise and foolish crowds

Kathy Sierra of Creating Passionate Users has written a clear and pithy piece that captures something of the circumstances when crowds are wise and when they’re not. I’ve extracted a couple of her comparisons and put them in table form: Collective intelligence Dumbness of Crowds A pile of people writing Amazon book reviews A pile […]

Personalised learning

My frequent associate (and all-round good egg) Seb Schmoller has been polling views of e-learning practitioners on ‘personalised learning’, including what the term conjures up for you. He asked me for my thoughts. I wasn’t sure I had any, but I find that, if I imagine myself in the role of a jaded old cynic […]