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
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.
There has been much tut-tutting by pundits who complain that the movie, though it has yet to be caught in any major factual errors, uses association and innuendo to create Continue reading All Blogging Is Political
High on my list of things that really tick me off are:
- People who waste my time
- 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
Here’s yet another effective form of learning.
I am thirty pounds overweight and must exercise at leasst 30 minutes a day to work off the fat.
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.
I was never a Spiderman fan. Superman and Batman were in vogue when I read comic books. Recently, Spidey has been popping up on my radar. Only yesterday, Boing-Boing pointed to Spiderman satire. [Refresh the page when you get there for a rotation of 20 strips.]
I’m losing my hearing. Continue reading Nonverbal Impact