Arrived here early evening and walked over to the Grand Place. Found it filled with people watching a Christmas light show projected on the facade of the ancient buildings on the square.
Then evaded the freezing cold by hanging out by the fire at the Roi d’Espagne. Fantastic atmo, truly Continue reading
Several friends have told me they aren’t coming to Online Educa in Berlin because it’s too academic. They’re not up with the news.
Emphasizing learning and development in the business sector is precisely the reason that Charles Jennings, Laura Overton, and I have been working with the Online Educa Continue reading
So you can’t afford the $20 to buy the Working Smarter Fieldbook. (Warning: I’m going to up the price soon.)
Or you don’t read books any more. You prefer a searchable, on-line database of goodies.
This is for you: full-text access to the Working Smarter Fieldbook | September 2010 Edition for Continue reading
In late afternoon, a bunch of us piled into a friend’s van and trekked to Palo Alto for a meeting convened by the Churchill Club to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Xerox PARC. PARC (Palo Alto Research Center) is the birthplace of ethernet, object-oriented programming, the PC (Dynabook, Continue reading
Kevin Kelly joined a couple of dozen innovators, activists, and gear heads in Berkeley this afternoon to talk about issues from his new book.
I’ll preface this by saying that I regard Kevin very highly. His Out of Control changed the way I look at nature and evolution; I was consumed by it. His Continue reading
Some of us Berkeley folks plan to carpool down for PARC’s birthday celebration tomorrow evening. I am really looking forward to the program: PARC made magic happen. However, in accordance with the Rule of Threes, I expect the lessons of the ride down and back will stick in my mind more than the Continue reading
Baba Ram Dass wrote Be Here Now at Lama Foundation outside of Taos, New Mexico. My brother later lived in the trailer in which he wrote it. In fact, my brother now leads the Lama Foundation.
My sister in law Jan just emailed me…
Now, 40 years later Ram Dass (with Rameshwar Das) has published Continue reading
When someone asked where the name Internet Time Alliance came from, this is what I told them.
The concept of Internet Time was born of Netscape’s accomplishing in a single year what would have taken at least seven years before the net came alive. Wikipedia puts it this way:
Internet time was Continue reading
How had I missed this? Google News Reader. Designed by Andy Herzfeld.
I was a fanatic student of the nature of time for several of the early and middle years of the naughts. Read 50 books on the nature of time! (Not something I advise. Read the summaries.)
I never wrapped my mind around the Continue reading
When you get a ransom note from jerks, do you give them the cash? I don’t think so. Maybe I’ll call the FBI instead.