Monthly Archives: July 2003

CRUEL SUMMER

surf crashes – heat of day has passed and lying in the sand you wriggle in, it molds your body’s shape. you’ve had a little too much sun and so you have that lovely lazy afternoon fatigue. the fine mist … Continue reading

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GREAT PHOTOBLOGS

Having invested many hours in 26 Things, I’m humbled by the creativity, professionalism and sheer artistry of photobloggers like these: Concubine Nukie A Thousand Words Photojunkie A tip o’ the lens cap to those that can evoke such wonder and … Continue reading

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JUST THREE QUESTIONS

First, do people look like their blogs? Liz Lawley says no. In my post last week I pondered how this blog would have been received if I’d masqueraded as an attractive female. So I put up a recent picture at … Continue reading

Posted in Using Weblogs and Technology | 18 Comments

BACK-CHANNELING AND MULTI-TASKING IN BUSINESS MEETINGS

Knowledge amplification or just plain rudeness? Even the New York Times is now writing about back-channeling, the process of carrying on secondary ‘side-bar’ conversations via IM, e-mail and other written media while someone holds forth at the front of the … Continue reading

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MORE AMERICANS MOVING TO CANADA

CNN has now picked up this story and blogging A-lister Billmon is talking about it again. The most interesting quote was “Canada has an opportunity to define itself as a leader. In some ways, it’s now closer to American ideals … Continue reading

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26 THINGS

Just a few days left to complete your 26 Things photo collage. The rules are here. My photos are here.

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WHERE THIS BLOG IS GOING

I‘ve just updated my Tables of Contents (at top left), and realized that some of my categories have begun to slop together. My business writing is often about business weblogs and social software, and I’m not sure if that belongs … Continue reading

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CONTEST WINNER

Natasha at the watch, one of the best bloggers on the planet, guessed that this picture was taken in New Orleans, and hence she wins the contest, but kind of by default. No one was even close. It was actually … Continue reading

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ANOTHER VIEW OF THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS & THE NEXT ECONOMY

I finished wading through Shoshana Zuboff’s The Support Economy last night. It basically espouses, as I have in my articles on New Collaborative Enterprises, a post-capitalist economy. They describe the change as a ‘radical evolution’, and the initial problem diagnosis … Continue reading

Posted in How the World Really Works, Preparing for Civilization's End, Working Smarter | 13 Comments

THERE’S SOMETHING HAPPENING HERE

In a recent post I quoted Bucky Fuller as saying “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” I argued that the best way to improve … Continue reading

Posted in How the World Really Works, Preparing for Civilization's End | 9 Comments