We Live NY Summit  March 25,2011<br />Paul Treadwell<br />Global Networks | Local Impacts<br />Harnessing the power of con...
In the U.S. 79% of adults use the internet (as of May, 2010)<br />Worldwide mobile phones = 5 billion + <br />Facebook has...
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have opened access to new content and audiences across the globe.<br />Ge...
Regardless of the virtual/embodied distinction, your social identity is built on the 3R’s:<br />Living in multiple worlds<...
Seeding and cultivating your social identity helps establish:<br />Trust<br />Boundaries<br />Authority<br />Reciprocity<b...
A small circle of friends is always good, but<br />Expanding vision<br />Building new relationships<br />and<br />Discover...
Social content opens the cycle of production and consumption<br />Youtube, Wikipedia, etc have altered traditional pattern...
Change and innovation rise from learning.<br />Social networks can provide:<br />Access and connections for informal learn...
Vital communities, whether online or off, evolve<br />Not every relationship is active, all the time<br />As you interact ...
Beyond the personal, the technologies of social networking can be used to reconnect with the world. (the real world)<br />...
The tools, and processes, of social networking online can be brought to play in physical communities.<br />Participatory b...
Can we envision (do they already exist) face to face communities that embrace the best of web 2.0?<br />Peer production<br...
From the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation<br />Provides templates, scorecards and instruction on assessing an creati...
“Learning regions”<br />From “The role of ITCs in Facilitating Regional Development: Some preliminary findings.” Toland an...
Pew Internet and American Life:<br />http://www.pewinternet.org/<br />Community Information Toolkit<br />http://www.knight...
Paul Treadwell<br />pt36@cornell.edu<br />@ptreadwell<br />http://www.facebook.com/ptreadwell<br />http://www.linkedin.com...
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  • The 7I Framework:The framework groups characteristics that alearning region should possess into 7 categories: informing; interconnecting; innovating; interacting; infrastructure; industry and income.INFORMINGFeatures related to learning such as the presence of embedded tacitknowledge, transfer of best practice, and presence of knowledgeworkersINTERCONNECTINGThe existence of networks between businesses, customers,suppliers, community groups and local authoritiesINNOVATINGEvidence of ability to create or adopt innovations, the presence ofentrepreneurs, and a competitive cultureINTERACTINGThe presence of strong social capital, high levels of trust, acommon regional culture, and professional networksINFRASTRUCTUREHard infrastructure in terms of transport and telecommunicationslinks, plus soft infrastructure in terms of regional norms andconventionsINDUSTRYThe presence of lean organizations with a decentralizedorganizational cultureINCOMEEconomic features such as per capita income and employment
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    1. 1. We Live NY Summit March 25,2011<br />Paul Treadwell<br />Global Networks | Local Impacts<br />Harnessing the power of connectedness<br />
    2. 2. In the U.S. 79% of adults use the internet (as of May, 2010)<br />Worldwide mobile phones = 5 billion + <br />Facebook has over 500 million active users<br />More access, more information, more…<br />Living in a connected world.<br />
    3. 3. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have opened access to new content and audiences across the globe.<br />Geographic boundaries have become porous on the internet<br />Research, collaboration and cooperation are facilitated across boundaries.<br />Your networks can be embodied, local, virtual and global<br />Global connections<br />
    4. 4. Regardless of the virtual/embodied distinction, your social identity is built on the 3R’s:<br />Living in multiple worlds<br />
    5. 5. Seeding and cultivating your social identity helps establish:<br />Trust<br />Boundaries<br />Authority<br />Reciprocity<br />With the goal of:<br />Using our reputation<br />To build relationships<br />To access resources<br />Managing the ecosystem<br />
    6. 6. A small circle of friends is always good, but<br />Expanding vision<br />Building new relationships<br />and<br />Discovering innovation<br />Push at the comfortable edges of relationship.<br />Asymmetries in your network represent learning nodes<br />You should know people you don’t know<br />Seeking asymmetry<br />
    7. 7. Social content opens the cycle of production and consumption<br />Youtube, Wikipedia, etc have altered traditional patterns<br />In social networks, contribution is the coin of the realm<br />There is a, potentially, democratizing of production and consumption<br />Is this a façade?<br />Producers and consumers<br />
    8. 8. Change and innovation rise from learning.<br />Social networks can provide:<br />Access and connections for informal learning<br />Testing grounds for new ideas<br />Peer learning and informal mentoring<br />Social networks as learning networks<br />
    9. 9. Vital communities, whether online or off, evolve<br />Not every relationship is active, all the time<br />As you interact you change<br />This is a Good Thing.<br />Everything changes<br />
    10. 10. Beyond the personal, the technologies of social networking can be used to reconnect with the world. (the real world)<br />The power of connectedness is realized in our lives, where we live, work and play.<br />This should not lead to schizophrenia (an online vs offline identity)<br />Tourism or …..? (It makes sense, really…)<br />Social media – tangible action<br />
    11. 11. The tools, and processes, of social networking online can be brought to play in physical communities.<br />Participatory budgeting is one example<br />Community networks, community telecenters– precursors to the current web2.0 technologies<br />Harnessing social technologies for local impact<br />
    12. 12. Can we envision (do they already exist) face to face communities that embrace the best of web 2.0?<br />Peer production<br />Rapid innovation<br />Entrepreneurial<br />How do we maintain the character of local communities while engaging the global marketplace of ideas and innovation?<br />Web 2.0 communities?<br />
    13. 13. From the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation<br />Provides templates, scorecards and instruction on assessing an creating a plan of action to facilitate the development of “stronger communities through information exchange.”<br />Community information toolkit<br />
    14. 14. “Learning regions”<br />From “The role of ITCs in Facilitating Regional Development: Some preliminary findings.” Toland and Yoong, 2007<br />
    15. 15. Pew Internet and American Life:<br />http://www.pewinternet.org/<br />Community Information Toolkit<br />http://www.knightcomm.org/the-community-information-toolkit-version-1-0/<br />Toland, J. & Yoong,P. The Role of ICTs in facilitating Regional Development:<br />http://www.ccnr.net/prato2007/archive/TolandYoongPratoRevised%20142%20.pdf<br />References and Links<br />
    16. 16. Paul Treadwell<br />pt36@cornell.edu<br />@ptreadwell<br />http://www.facebook.com/ptreadwell<br />http://www.linkedin.com/in/paultreadwell<br />http://pt36.posterous.com/<br />http://pt36.tumblr.com/<br />Contact<br />
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