Ontology: how entities are grouped into basic categories and
which of these entities exist on the most fundamental level.
Persiflage: light, bantering talk or writing – a frivolous or
flippant style of treating a subject.
Toby has kindly contributed these note to the
Benedict Evans: "All curation grows until it requires search.
All search grows until it requires curation" as he writes about
- this process, applied in corporate training and HR/change, is the
grist for our centaur mill here at Filtered.
Skills frameworks / ontologies: my colleague Vin describes our
- you can't get away from a movement towards master frameworks,
that's just the problem with ontologies, but the point here is
there's a process to get to a unique framework, linked to a
capability, for a given group of people.
Jesper Balslev as the source, in a conversation, for the
importance of 'negative technologies' to regulate the explosive and
dangerous reality of new tech. He's probably already frustrated by
the amount of times I've cited a comment from an off-hand chat with
him in public but it's his fault for influencing my thinking so
much. He fairly recently finished his own PhD thesis on some of the
problems of measuring or even realising the supposed benefits of
the digital revolution and 21st century skills in education:
And if anyone would like to follow the work of 'academic / Dr
Toby Harris', then they may wish to follow my academic twitter or
follow me on academia.edu: https://twitter.com/tobiasharrisbbk
https://birkbeck.academia.edu/TobiasHarris Otherwise my learning
tech thoughts are best followed on LinkedIn.
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