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The Snowflake Effect

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Presented at eLearn conference, Las Vegas, on 20 November 2008

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The Snowflake Effect

  1. 1. The Snowflake Effect Erik Duval Wayne Hodgins K.U.Leuven & ARIADNE Autodesk http://www.cs.kuleuven.be/~erikd http://waynehodgins.typepad.com/ 1
  2. 2. Thanks!
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  4. 4. http://www.slideshare.net/erik.duval 4
  5. 5. Plan for today • intro • Erik • Wayne • YOU 5
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  8. 8. Erik
  9. 9. Erik
  10. 10. Erik Metadata, Standards & Interoperability, Learning Objects, ...
  11. 11. http://www.vlaamseopera.be/productiondocumentdetail.orb?doc=5491&prd=611&pgclr=armygreen
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  13. 13. Bad problem: scarcity
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  15. 15. Searchability http://globe-info.org/ 13
  16. 16. openness ‘more is different’ centering
  17. 17. Better problem: abundance
  18. 18. > 3.000.000.000 images
  19. 19. > 3.000.000.000 images facebook > 10.000.000.000
  20. 20. > 80.000.000 videos upload: 13 hours video/min
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  22. 22. 44.000 sites 20.000.000 users 1.900.000 courses 21
  23. 23. >5000 22
  24. 24. Solution: massive hyper-personalization
  25. 25. The Snowflake Effect
  26. 26. snowflake in music... 25
  27. 27. snowflake in music... 25
  28. 28. snowflake in music... 25
  29. 29. snowflake in music... 25
  30. 30. snowflake in music... nice bootstrapping, too! 25
  31. 31. snowflake in music... nice bootstrapping, too! 25
  32. 32. snowflake in music... nice bootstrapping, too! 25
  33. 33. snowflake in music... nice bootstrapping, too! 25
  34. 34. snowflake in music... nice bootstrapping, too! 25
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  36. 36. The future has already arrived. It's just not evenly distributed yet. 29
  37. 37. Learning? 30
  38. 38. http://erikduval.wordpress.com/ http://waynehodgins.typepad.com/ http://longslowchat.wordpress.com/ http://web.me.com/erikduval/Site/Podcast/Podcast.html 31

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