Related blogs and websites
I am using Academia.edu to share my academic papers. Click here to go to my Academia.edu page.
Orginally sponsored by Nokia Siemens, this is a great interactive resource that shows a 'connectivity score' for over 50 countries. See how your country rates. I sometimes use this as a conversation starter in my classes.
Information Overload Research Group (IORG)
This not-for-profit research network was founded in 1992 by Nathan Zeldes and contains loads of resources, including scholarly articles, around the predecessor condition and one of the main outcomes of hyper-connectivity. Deeply useful and well-organised. This group meets once a year to discuss issues associated with information overload.
Dynamics of Virtual Work: A European Collaborative Research Network
European network of researchers interested in studying virtual and other new forms of work and organization in an Internet age. Includes conferences and workshops, as well as other research funding and resources. Supported by Collaboration in Science and Technology (COST).
Founder of the Information Overload Research Group, thought leader and speaker, Nathan's website and blogs provide valuable insights into the issues facing individuals, teams and organizations in a digital age.
Backed By Research (BBR) - Kai Riemer's blog
Kai Riemer at the University of Sydney posts insightful observations, commentary and the occasional polite rant on the socio-technical world around us. Well worth a read and/or following Kai as a thought leader.
The Future of Work
Lynda Gratton's blog considers a range of issues and opportunities associated with the evolving nature of work. Well-crafted and thought-provoking, Professor's Gratton's insights hold general optimism coupled with critical reflection on multiple human dimensions of work and life in a digital age.
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