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Who searches the internet for information about mediation?

From Dr. John Windmueller's blog. Microsoft has an intriguing tool in development that predicts the demographics of different search phrases....

By John Windmueller
Jim Melamed is 2007 Recipient of ACR John Haynes Distinguished Mediator Award:  A Tribute and Lament on the Field of Mediation author.

Jim Melamed is 2007 Recipient of ACR John Haynes Distinguished Mediator Award: A Tribute and Lament on the Field of Mediation

Writing this tribute to Jim Melamed is an honor, even if a troubling one. On the one hand, there could...

By Robert Benjamin
Disputes Growing In Virtual Worlds author.

Disputes Growing In Virtual Worlds

From Colin Rule's blog. The Business Shrink, October 10th, 2007: "With virtual world’s forming into the next big thing on...

By Colin Rule
Misinterpreting Email Communications author.

Misinterpreting Email Communications

From Colin Rule's blog. Daniel Goleman in the 10/7 NYT: "We were having an e-mail exchange about some crucial detail...

By Colin Rule
Nuevas Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación aplicadas a la Resolución de Conflictos author.

Nuevas Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación aplicadas a la Resolución de Conflictos

Introducción: Nuestro siglo nos presenta permanentemente situaciones paradójicas. La Globalización puede lograr que los avatares económicos de Gambia tengan decidida...

By Alberto Elisavetsky

More On Dispute Resolution In Second Life

Continuing the series on DR in Second Life... The people behind Second Life, Linden Lab, have announced today that from...

By Geoff Sharp
Fellow Mediators, Help Promote Respectful Communication Online author.

Fellow Mediators, Help Promote Respectful Communication Online

If you read ACResolution, ACR’s quarterly magazine, then you may already know about RespectPledge.org, a creation of the National Center...

By Tammy Lenski
Free Teleconferencing Is As Easy as Dialing author.

Free Teleconferencing Is As Easy as Dialing

Eons ago I offered up some ways to teleconference for free. Since a year and a half is a long...

By Tammy Lenski

ScanR For Mediators

In June last year I smugly posted of my exploits late at night when we didn't have the energy to...

By Geoff Sharp
Conducting Electronic Negotiations author.

Conducting Electronic Negotiations

First published in The Negotiator Magazine. Computers have made it efficient and practical to conduct bargaining interactions electronically. Parties introduce...

By Charles B. Craver
Exciting Interational Online Competition — Win an All-Expense Paid Trip to Hong Kong! author.

Exciting Interational Online Competition — Win an All-Expense Paid Trip to Hong Kong!

From Colin Rule's blog. I am one of the organizers for the InternetBar.org competition designed to encourage ideas and interaction...

By Colin Rule

The 5th International Forum on Online Dispute Resolution

Here's one view, with some good links, of last week's Online Dispute Resolution Forum held in Liverpool, UK. Read the...

By Geoff Sharp
Statement on Respectful Online Communication author.

Statement on Respectful Online Communication

Drafted jointly and agreed to by consensus April 20, 2007 at the 5th International Forum on Online Dispute Resolution in...

By Colin Rule

Communicating for Peace

Editorial Note:For those of us who live in the west, it is difficult to fully appreciate the violent context from...

By Sanjana Hattotuwa
Optimal Email Animals author.

Optimal Email Animals

From Colin Rule's blog. It's not unusual to find periodic columns decrying how technology is undermining the authenticity of human...

By Colin Rule
The Agents of Normalcy and Entrenchment author.

The Agents of Normalcy and Entrenchment

From Colin Rule's blog. Interesting backlash to the O'Reilly's Blogger Code of Conduct. Nate Anderson on Ars Technica talking about...

By Colin Rule
There Goes That Internet Thingy Again! author.

There Goes That Internet Thingy Again!

Many years ago as I introduced the ADR community to the Internet, I made many bold claims. Some claims were...

By John Helie

Skype Prime Beta – a new tool for mediators?

With apologies to Tammy at Mediator Tech whose blog is the place to go for mediator tech stuff, can I...

By Geoff Sharp
Exploring the ‘Online Disinhibition Effect’ author.

Exploring the ‘Online Disinhibition Effect’

From Colin Rule's blog. I'm a big fan of Daniel Goleman, and he has an interesting piece in the New...

By Colin Rule
Using Wikis to Collaborate with Clients author.

Using Wikis to Collaborate with Clients

Do you ever need to collaborate with your ADR clients on a document before it’s considered final? I sure do...

By Tammy Lenski
ODR and Web 2.0 author.

ODR and Web 2.0

When I authored my book Online Dispute Resolution for Business back in 2000 and 2001 I wrote: “One of the...

By Colin Rule

A Guide to the Mediation Blogosphere

October 22, 2006 Any idea how many new blogs are created each and every day? About five thousand? Guess again....

By Geoff Sharp
Podcasting: A New Tool to Plant and Sow the Seeds of Negotiation and Mediation author.

Podcasting: A New Tool to Plant and Sow the Seeds of Negotiation and Mediation

Introduction As most know, the Internet and related technologies have made many things possible that were almost inconceivable only a...

By Joshua N. Weiss
Wise Use of the Internet for Mediators author.

Wise Use of the Internet for Mediators

If I ask participants in a workshop session, “How many of you mediate online?” I see relatively few hands spring...

By James (Jim) Melamed
How to Leverage Technology to Build Your Practice author.

How to Leverage Technology to Build Your Practice

If you’re a mediator or other ADR professional who’s just starting out, you probably want to know how to build,...

By Tammy Lenski
John Helie: A Pioneering Leader in the Field of Dispute Resolution author.

John Helie: A Pioneering Leader in the Field of Dispute Resolution

John Helie was the 2005 recipient of the ACR Mary Parker Follet Award. https://youtu.be/HPtYyDm0Jig John Helie is a great guy,...

By Colin Rule
Virtual Intimate Privacy:  The Perfect Mediation State author.

Virtual Intimate Privacy: The Perfect Mediation State

In book after book that I read about mediation, there is so much attention paid to the “environment” in which...

By Jon Linden
Communication Assessment: Promising Practice For Meeting Management author.

Communication Assessment: Promising Practice For Meeting Management

We may never attain a participatory democracy and it may not be desirable to eliminate our system of representative governance,...

By John Helie
A Step-By-Step Approach To Designing An Online ADR Course author.

A Step-By-Step Approach To Designing An Online ADR Course

Online education is rapidly becoming the preferred choice by many students pursing an academic degree. An online course is defined...

By Jacqueline Reese
How the Web Can Help Children of Divorce (and their parents…) author.

How the Web Can Help Children of Divorce (and their parents…)

Research conducted by Hofstra University shows that it’s not the divorce that hurts the children, but instead, it’s the ongoing...

By JP Stonestreet

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