CLO magazine, June 2009
Column on Effectiveness, by Jay Cross
The future is people, not technology
My last column in CLO called for the abolition of corporate training departments. Now some instructors and traditional instructional designers see me as a job threat. They Continue reading The future is people, not technology
Last week we signed up for Comcast’s “Triple Play” and have been enjoying HD television, crystal clear phone calls, and zippy internet performance as a result:
Yesterday we received a phone message informing us that because Comcast is installing new fiber technology “to improve our Continue reading What the gods giveth, the gods can taketh away
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, published in the May issue of Chief Learning Officer magazine, Clark Quinn and I wrote “The scope of the chief learning officer’s job is mushrooming. CLOs will Continue reading Take the six-question CLO/togetherLearn Survey
Before my last flight from Berkeley to London, I bought a pair of the latest Bose noise-canceling headphones. They set me back just shy of $350. Had I to make the decision to get them again, would I? In a heartbeat.
On the flight from Berkeley to London, the phones enabled me to retreat into my Continue reading Bose noise-cancelling headphones
WordCamp San Francisco is a conference organized by the creators of WordPress for users and developers. Everyone from casual users to core developers participate, share ideas, and get to know each other.
I am really looking forward to attending WordCamp this Saturday. With speakers like Philip Continue reading WordCamp!
Invisible History, Afghanistan’s Untold Story
It’s not what you think. The media’s version of what’s going on in Afghanistan is fiction. The U.S. Government’s take on things is totally wrong-headed — and little changed from the days of Bush’s bungling. Charlie Wilson’s War is total Continue reading Afghanistan’s Untold Story
Why not? My mind is still deliriously on vacation, refusing to come back to email, reading blogs, and silly schedules. I’m going to give myself a week to ease back into my habitual Northern California routines. This evening I’m perusing photos from our stay on Sicily.
We spent a Continue reading Arrivederci, Sicilia
Getting ready for our vacation trip to Sicily next week, I visited Long’s Drugs to refill my prescriptions, one of which is for Simvastatin, the generic form of Zocor I take to keep my cholesterol in balance.
Peering into the old and new pill containers to make sure I had a two-week supply, I was Continue reading Heal thyself