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Mike Bonifer | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics
Mike Bonifer

When war comes home, we see pandemonium where deliberation might have saved innocent lives. Heightening the alarm in an already-alarming scene reduces the chances of a peaceful resolution.

Connected Learning: A Learning Approach Designed for Our Times

Whitney Burke | Posted 07.14.2013 | Impact
Whitney Burke

What does connected learning look like in action? It looks like Charles Raben, a 14-year-old aspiring photographer from a public school in New York City.

Connected Learning: An Agenda for Social Change

Mimi Ito | Posted 01.15.2013 | Education
Mimi Ito

There is a unique opportunity before us with today's technologies to make the entry points and pathways to knowledge, learning and opportunity accessible to many more young people. It's a question of will.

Revolution 2.0

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mike Bonifer

Wael Ghonim, Google's marketing manager for the Middle East and North Africa, had been held captive by the Egyptian government for 12 days. Recently...

Networked Nonprofits Focus on Results, Not Reach

Beth Kanter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Beth Kanter

When it comes to building a movement, numbers don't matter as much building relationships one person at a time. If you run a nonprofit, focus on your results, not just the number of Twitter followers.

Pat on the Back

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Bonifer

Touching is a vital element of communication, but between the computer culture and the corporate playbook, it is being systematically eliminated from the game.

Follow the Fear

Mike Bonifer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Bonifer

Do what makes you uneasy. Do the thing that scares you most. There, you will discover new worlds. Follow the fear. Out of it, you will grow.

How Obama's Improvisation Trumps McCain's Script

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Bonifer

For any organization like the U.S. government that has a significant presence in the Networked World, improvisation is vital. Non-stop learning is the cornerstone of innovation and growth.

Campaigning in the Networked World

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Bonifer

Barack Obama continues to demonstrate that he and his team have the chops to relieve the U.S. government of its inflexible and outmoded Industrial Age mindset.

The Microhoogle Scene: An Analysis

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Bonifer

By playing its aggressive game with Yahoo, Microsoft has dominated the dialogue, and has painted the Yahoo brand as an overvalued poser and an insincere tease.