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Getting Virtual Teams Right – ©[hbr.org]

Virtual” teams—ones made up of people in different physical locations—are on the rise. As companies expand geographically and as telecommuting becomes more common, work groups often span far-flung offices, shared workspaces, private homes, and hotel rooms. When my firm, Ferrazzi Greenlight, recently surveyed 1,700 knowledge workers, 79% reported working always or frequently in dispersed teams. Armed with laptops, Wi-Fi, and mobile phones, most professionals can do their jobs from anywhere.

via Getting Virtual Teams Right.

How to best manage a journal of activities | Comment gérer au mieux un journal d’activités

Originally posted on plerudulier:

It could almost be a rhetorical question … except that it is a real question, which I’m not sure I have the answer to.

Ça pourrait presque être une question rhétorique … sauf que c’est une vraie question, pour laquelle je ne suis pas certain d’avoir la réponse.

It came to mind when we had our regular one hour team meeting during which everyone says what. his/her week consisted in, what (s)he’d been working on, what his/her plan was for the coming week.

Ça m’est venu à l’esprit alors que nous avions notre réunion habituelle d’une heure pendant laquelle tout le monde dit en quoi sa semaine a consisté, ce sur qu’il/elle a travaillé, ce qui est prévu pour la semaine à suivre.

There is something I particularly despise : redundant note taking, recording things multiple times for the sake of : saving them of course but also feeding various reports…

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Bird Perch over Montmartre

Originally posted on the Antimuseum in Paris:

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The bird perch (perchoir in French) is the name of an outdoor café on top of a building in Menilmontant. October 2014.

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Why nerd culture must die

Originally posted on Pete Warden's blog:

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Photo by Attila Acs

My first girlfriend was someone I met through a MUD, and I had to fly 7,000 miles to see her in person. I read a paper version of the Jargon File at 15 and it became my bible. Just reading its descriptions of the internet I knew it was world-changing, even before the web, and as soon as I could I snuck into the local university computer labs with a borrowed account to experience the wonder of Usenet, FTP, and Gopher. I chose my college because Turing had once taught there, and the designer of the ARM chip would be one of my lecturers. My first job out of college was helping port the original Diablo to the first Playstation, and I spent five years writing games. I’ve dived deep into GPU programming. I’ve worked for almost two decades at both big tech companies and startups. I’ve…

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Serial: listeners of podcast phenomenon turn detectives – with troubling results – ©[theguardian.com]

Users of Reddit have taken the investigation in Serial into their own hands. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA©

I fell into Serial, the new podcast that re-investigates a murder, the way they used to say one fell into bankruptcy: slowly, then all at once. I only tuned in once six episodes had aired, but then it became a binge. A dinner with a friend interrupted me and I was palpably impatient, restless, wanting to get back to my listening. And then, when I was done, my appetite not quite sated, I satisfied my 21st-century curiosity in a prosaic way: I fired up Google.

That experience with Serial is hardly unique. Downloads of the show seem to increase each week, reportedly averaging at roughly 850,000 an episode. It’s viral.

via Serial: listeners of podcast phenomenon turn detectives – with troubling results | Television & radio | theguardian.com.

How much public space we’ve surrendered to cars – [vox.com]

This brilliant illustration shows how much public space we've surrendered to cars - Vox

Most roads in the US are built for cars, not for pedestrians. Whether we’re happy or unhappy with this, most of us are aware of it.

But this brilliant illustration, by Claes Tingvall of the Swedish Road Administration, shows just how extreme the situation truly is — even in an urban business district that’s designed with pedestrians in mind:

This brilliant illustration shows how much public space we’ve surrendered to cars – Vox.

Can mesh networks and offline wireless move from protest tools to news? » – ©[niemanlab.org]

From the protests in Hong Kong to Occupy and Sandy in New York, a new generation of tools is allowing communities to connect without using the Internet. Can they have a use in news too?

In the rush to get from here to there, not many travelers in Boston’s South Station are likely to notice the two blue wifi icons near the Martin’s News Shop informing them that they are now in range of the “Pulse of South Station.” And if they did, they might rightly assume that it was some kind of marketing campaign.

But at its inception in 2005, the Pulse of Boston of which that sign was a part was also much more than this: It was a cutting-edge experiment in hyperlocal, offline, wireless news and community. And while the original Boston Globe effort lasted less than a year, today both global events and advances in DIY wireless technologies are rebooting interest in this physically proscribed approach to hyperlocal communications — exploring how wireless connections that don’t rely on the Internet can serve as both community hubs and crucial information sources.

via Can mesh networks and offline wireless move from protest tools to news? » Nieman Journalism Lab.

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