Miscommunication Potential

Posted on 24. Jul, 2012 by in Growth, Leadership, Productivity

As is often the case, I find things in my daily perusal of things technical items that can have wider implications. Take this piece from the July 3, 2012 Wall Street Journal, which describes different approaches to using online communications channels, and the problems that result from the disparate styles and choices. I pride myself […]

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Do I Really Need It?

Posted on 17. Jul, 2012 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

A few weeks ago, I noted in this post that I’d had some difficulty with a new laptop computer, given by a long-time friend as a gift. I’ve been thinking about the outcome of the repair situation, and decided to use it to address a more-general issue. Since that post, I had two visits by […]

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“That’s Ridiculous!”

Posted on 11. Jul, 2012 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

My reading is eclectic, and I never know when I get started what I’m going to find. A recent item got me thinking about technology and its uses—and potential “misuses”. (The reason for the quotation marks will become apparent in a few sentences.) First a bit of context: ‘Way back when I was an English […]

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The Technology Spectrum

Posted on 04. Jul, 2012 by in Growth, Leadership, Productivity

I came across two apparently unrelated items today that I managed to relate. The first has to do with what could be a major discovery in the realm of particle physics and its impact on our understanding of the underpinnings of reality: Scientists at CERN have announced that to a greater than 99.9999+ percent level, […]

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