Yesterday my friend Albert drove us along the coast toward Tarragona. We stopped in Sitges, a popular weekend getaway. Since it was a Friday, we had the town to ourselves. Albert told me that on weekends and holidays, the town’s nine beaches are so crowded that it’s impossible to lie down.
On the way, the
A week ago I flew from SFO to Amsterdam to Rome to Barcelona. I’ve been eating ever since.
Barcelona is ancient city, founded by the father of Hannibal in 230 BC. The gothic quarter is a labyrinth of narrow streets. I wandered Continue reading Catalunya
Late yesterday afternoon I arrived in Barcelona and wandered around the medieval quarter. After an hour or so, I stopped by a charming tapas bar, the Julivert Meu. Muy typico.
The food was estupendo. A selection of Spanish ham and salami (the walls of the place are hung with curing hams) and a platter Continue reading Tapas in Barcelona
This evening I received this email:
my name is Johannes, I am a journalist from Germany and participate in the pro-am crowdsourced journalism project “NewAssignment” (without getting paid). If you want to find out more about the project, this article gives a short outline:
I’ll be in London mid-April. Drop me a note if you’d like to chat.
While sometimes life in the internet fast lane feels like riding a luge down the Matterhorn, it’s amazing that one can wish for something, only to see it appear a few days later.
A case in point: Ning. I’ve had my eye out for a simple collaboration tool for visitors to Internet Time Wiki. Google Groups Continue reading Free social network infrastructure
Many Eyes is a very cool data visualization tool from IBM Alphaworks. I dumped half a dozen old articles I’d written for CLO into Many Eyes and got this result:
I may run lengthy blog posts through this thing before deciding whether or not to read them.
Run the analysis on two-word combinations, Continue reading Pattern Recognition
Tom Stewart, Don Tapscott, John Seely Brown, John Hagel, Stan Davis, Baruch Lev, Verna Allee, Ted Levitt, Bob Kaplan & David Norton, Kevin Kelly, Fritjof Kapra, Shoshana Zuboff, Geary Rummler, Ross Dawson, and Tom Malone say that what you can’t see (intangibles) is more valuable than what you can see Continue reading Intangibles rule
My greatest dilemma is whether to focus my energy on present issues or on dreaming up future ones. Peter Drucker said that a good businessperson must have his “nose to the grindstone and eyes to the hills.” He didn’t divulge the proportions.
I had planned to spend the day doing my finances, reading Continue reading Now and then…