Tomorrow I’m headed to Seattle for Gnomedex. (My plane lands at 2:30 pm. If you have a car and would like to share a ride, get in touch.)
Gnomedex is a great tech gathering: last year it legitimized podcasting. I’m not going for the tech; I’m attending because this is a great conference. I wrote Continue reading
I miss The WeLL.
In the pre-web days, I would turn to the WeLL when I had a technical question. For example, why the hell does the sidebar for my informal learning site disappear in Internet Explorer? Here is the same page viewed in Firefox (left) and IE (right).
After curing that problem with a Continue reading
“Damn, I hate these peanut butter and banana sandwiches,” said the construction worker for the third time in three days.
His foreman asked, “Why don’t you ask your wife to make you some other kind of sandwich?”
The construction worker replied, “Because I’m not married. I make these sandwiches Continue reading
Training Directors Forum 2006 took place at the Desert Springs Marriott in Palm Desert (nextdoor to Palm Springs) in the high desert about two hours east of Los Angeles. This is a wrap-up post.
From a 2003 article about the lack of water here:
I had seen Judy Hale in the Speaker Ready Room at many a conference but until last Monday afternoon, I’d never heard her speak. I’m glad I attended her session for she is both witty and wise.
Judy walked us through a model of working with a client. You’re always dealing along two axes.
The relationship Continue reading
Adobe is launching a series of eSeminars on eLearning. Join us for the first in the series,
An Unworkshop on Informal Learning with Jay Cross ›
Friday, June 16, 2006
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM US/Eastern
Come as you are. Two mystery guests will join us.
I will start with the best: Kathy Sierra’s presentation at Training Directors Forum was awesome. If you haven’t read her blog, Creating Passionate Users, do yourself a favor: go read her stuff; then come back here. I can’t expect to arouse the passion Kathy put into her presentation.
Kathy and her Continue reading
USB. Linksys. Under $100. I’ll give you an assessment after a more complete trial. (Send me your Skype handle if you’d like to be on the receiving end.)
“Google Spreadsheets Not Ready for Corporate Prime Time” June 7, 2006
“Business users need more ownership, tech support and horsepower in their applications than Google’s new spreadsheet app provides.”
“Released on June 6, the Google Spreadsheets beta is free to users with a Google Account. Continue reading
Neil Lasher, Managing Director of Trainer1, called today from London. He was using TalkTalk, an incredible service offering in 70% of the UK. For about $30/month, Neil gets free local calls, free national calls, and free international calls AND an 8 MB broadband net connection.
Neil figures eLearning Continue reading