All posts by Jay Cross

IT Doesn’t Matter — Learning Does

Last May a journalist named Nick Carr stirred up a ruckus with an article in Harvard Business Review claiming that IT Doesn’t Matter. Using the telephone and shipping by rail were great sources of competitive advantage – until every business could afford them. Then they no longer differentiated those who used them. Carr argued that IT is a mature industry, its presence is assumed, and such things Continue reading IT Doesn’t Matter — Learning Does

All Blogging Is Political


Michael Moore’s documentary on the Bush administration may be the first movie in history to turn the tide of the election. I encourage you to see it. In today’s New York Times, Paul Krugman explains why with eloquence I envy.

Damn, damn, double damn

High on my list of things that really tick me off are:

  1. People who waste my time
  2. Malicious vandals

Since Monday, both of these have hit Internet Time Blog with a vengeance. Some deviant has posted pointers to porn sites in my Comments section. Four hundred times. It has peppered Internet Time Blog, Learning Circuits Blog, and Jaycross Blog.

There’s no simple way to put things back to normal. I’m Continue reading Damn, damn, double damn

Multimedia Learning

Here’s yet another effective form of learning.

Motivation

I am thirty pounds overweight and must exercise at leasst 30 minutes a day to work off the fat.

Access
I can transfer MP3 sounds files downloaded from the ‘net via the USB port on my computer.

This tiny $80 device can record or play two hours of voice.

Learning
Yesterday I downloaded a variety of high-tech intereviews by Doug Kaye. Later, Continue reading Multimedia Learning