Interesting findings from my research on digital engagement using second order cybernetics.
I was working on my book last night and as I was writing I my thoughts on motivation I realised that I should put this bit up as a post because on one hand it is so obvious but on the other humans tend to marginalise its importance. I think, particularly in the digital environment,
Does using Technology expand your brain? When I began researching digital engagement I found there was an elusive element that could not completely be applied to commonly accepted theories. I consistently found that popular theories only partially explained what I was witnessing as digital engagement. I eventually came across cybernetics, which tends to be dismissed
Got the edits done despite a medical emergency of a family member. Another step completed in the long road of articles, papers, chapters and documentation necessary for this journey!
Submitted my paper to First Monday titled ‘A framework for understanding Digital Engagement’. As expected drafting the content was no problem but the writing style was a challenge. They have particular requirements and audience type. Meeting their needs was very beneficial because it forced me to present my ideas in more generally understood terminology. Also
The paper I presented at the ANZCA conference has been published in the ANZCA special issue. You can find it here: https://platformjmc.com/2016/10/20/anzca-special-edition-2016/
Last night at a conference we were in a small group discussing ‘where we are going’ and explaining that ‘how we engage with technology’ was one of the key issues of the day. The general view was that …”Every social institution we have is simultaneously being changed by technology. From how we issue Treasury Bonds
On top of all my current commitments I have been asked to up-date my book chapter “Long Tail Leadership” for the International Journal of Information System Modeling and Design (IJISMD). After examining my timing I believe that I can do it. In fact the article will benefit quite a lot from my most recent research.
Confirmed… Just have to wait for the printing…
Abstract The Digital Age is synthesizing humans with technology in an unprecedented way and at an alarming rate. Its convenience and ease of use makes it harder for the individual to not only recognize the extent and dependence that they have on technology but it becomes near impossible for the individual to embrace the long