3 days ago
According to this article Why Employees At Apple And Google Are More Productive, Apple and Google are the most productive companies not because of talent . These companies have three secret weapons:1. Let the most talented people work together.2. Shield their employees from institutional/organizational drags.3. Engage the employees in awesome works with...
9 days ago
As we are re-designing the Vialogues application in order to improve its effectiveness in supporting educational dialogues, the following research is particularly relevant:C. Clark, N. Strudler, and K. Grove (2015). Comparing Asynchronous and Synchronous Video vs. Text Based Discussions in an Online Teacher Education Course. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Network, Vol. 19, Issue 3.In this research, the authors compared a text-based ...
8 months ago
I encountered the following video where a LinkedIn staff talked about the Economic Graph project at LinkedIn. After seeing this video and some digging about the EG project, it turns out EG is very similar to our own almost-forgotten project -- EdNode!
a year ago
Yesterday I ran into U.S. Department of Education's Ed Tech Developer's Guide published in April 2015 and was excited to find New Learning Times was mentioned as a useful resource for EdTech developers nationwide! New Learning Times is produced at the Ed Lab at the Teachers College at Columbia University and provides ...
2 years ago
I encountered the following video on FB. Try dragging the screen when the video is playing.
2 years ago
I have spent a day to implement the Trends page for the library website (the old page is http://library.tc.columbia.edu/trends.php) which is really outdated (some data are for 2006-2007). It's very interesting to look at those stats but I think it's important to get the stats up-to-date. Right now you can preview the Trends page on the development server: http://dev-library.tc-library.org/trends.php These data in the new version are retrieved from Google Analytics (GA) and not all data in the old version ar...
2 years ago
I attended this webinar titled Empowering YouTube for Higher Education today facilitated by 3PlayMedia. The webinar turned out not to have the content I was expecting. I thought it would be an overview of diverse use cases of YouTube in higher education but it eventually is a product demo from Justin McCutcheon, CEO of Cattura Video. However I still sat through the webinar because I was interested in learnin...
2 years ago
I encountered this Wikipedia article about Design Thinking and was surprised to see this vialogue is among the references. Nice work video team! A little bit more about how I encountered the Wikipedia article. I was examining a UK-based search engine called Majestic because it was scanning a particular article on our NLT w...
2 years ago
According to this post on Quora (answered by a former Google recruiter), NO! According to the answer, this is because to Google (and many other large companies) the competitiveness exists more on recruiting new CS graduates than software engineers with a few years of experience. For recruiting the former, there is no existing data for them to figure out what budge...