My session this afternoon on informal learning was packed with enthusiastic people. It was fun. For once, I followed my own advice, thinking about what the audience wanted rather than what I wanted to present. This was my first presentation in longer than I can remember that used no PowerPoint. It improved Continue reading
Learning 2005 opening night
A country/zydeco band is belting out tunes in the big ballroom. There are about 1200 people (wild ass guess) here with me. I snared a seat at the only table up front without a Reserved sign. It’s me, Judy Brown, some ADL guys, and Deepak Sethi, a SHRM SVP who shares my Continue reading
Coming to you live from the Coronado Hotel in DisneyWorld. I’m tapping the keys at one of a hundred PCs in the middle of “Learning Land,” the hub of this year’s Learning 2005 conference. Elliott and Stan are whipping around on Segway scooters. There are maybe sixty of us in Learning Land at the Continue reading
One could be called finite, the other infinite.
The finite game is played for the purpose of winning,
an infinite game for the purpose of continuing the play,
…and bringing as many persons as possible into the play.
Finite players play within boundaries;
infinite Continue reading
The cover story of Forbes begins “Web logs are the prized platform of an online lynch mob spouting liberty but spewing lies, libel and invective.”
Forgetting that perhaps there’s an upside to a blogosphere that’s growing at the rate of one blog a second, Forbes describes faux-blogs that companies Continue reading
We’re having a geek dinner in Berkeley on Monday evening, to honor our guest from up north, Robert Scoble. Where/when: Fellini’s, 1401 University, Berkeley, CA. Limit of 25 people, it’s possible more may squeeze in. These digerati Continue reading
This afternoon, the family went to see Wallace and Gromit in The Curse of the Were-rabbit. Hilarious and superb. A review in the NY Times had credited Gromit with the most expressive face in film. They were right, quite a feat for a blob of clay with marbles for eyes.
Good Night and Good Luck , shot Continue reading
Here’s where some of my blog’s current visitors are from. (Thanks to Harold Jarche for turning me on to Blogflux.) It’s a small world after all.