For years, New York seemed more foreign and intimidating than Paris, Munich, Washington, or other cities I knew. Switchblades, peep shows, con men, crazies, bad neighborhoods, muggers, and way too much traffic. Worst of all were the prices. Everywhere else was cheap by comparison.
Internet Time Blog is shifting its focus from learning to “getting things done in business.” Since this blog is my alter ego, I could just as well say that I am focusing more and more on helping people in corporations prosper, now and the future.
Ever since there have been scientists, there have been those who are wildly successful, publishing one well-received paper after another, and those who are not. And since nearly the same time, Continue reading →
Don’t tell anybody, because some people see me as a champion of this stuff, but the standard formats for reading RSS feeds bore me silly. Bloglines drove me nuts: you couldn’t even change the garish colors. Google Reader is the best I’ve found but even that becomes monotonous. So I rotate feed readers. Continue reading →
Why do I hate RealNetworks? Let me count the ways.
#1 You must provide a credit card number even though you’re welcome to drop out before charges begin. They’re hoping you’ll forget….
#2 You can sign up online but you can’t sign out online. Sign up 24/7; sign off working hours only. Reminds me Continue reading →
People are connecting with one another in increasing numbers, thanks to blogs, social networking sites like MySpace, and countless communities across the Web. Some companies are learning to turn this growing groundswell Continue reading →
Not long ago, a client asked me to draw up a blueprint of a hypothetical informal learning platform for a large enterprise. My ideal chunk of content (article, video, mp3, whatever) in this future scenario had these characteristics: