Some people write books on the future of work. To start with though, Chris has a blog post: “I think about work often. I have been both an employee and a deep thinker about work since my first jobs. Even before I was of legal age to work, […]
Christchurch was hit with a new earthquake today – a 6.3 magnitude, and much closer to the central city. Our house started to shake at 12.53pm, and it didn’t seem as big to us this time as the original one on September 4. For us out at Greendale, […]
I do like this story … makes me smile every time I read it: “A Cowboy from Big Timber, Montana walked into a bank in New York City and asked for the loan officer. He told the loan officer that he was going to Paris for an international […]
I’ve read a number of times – in books, articles, and blogs – that you should never check a bag with the airlines. I have done it myself – I did a 6-day trip to the United States for business in 2007 with only carry-on luggage. And it […]
Like many of you, I spent much of my early years at school. Once I add in time at University, I was there from age 5 to 22. My most vivid recollection from those years took place at Kelston Boys High School in Auckland. I was 15, in […]
3D printers allow the “printing” of 3 dimensional objects – surprising right? While my boys would love to get one, the problem – as Eric puts it – was the $100,000 price tag. Apparently, those days are fast going: “MakerBot is an affordable, open source 3D printer. It […]
Christopher Penn is a friend of Chris Brogan, who is a friend of mine. Anyway, through Chris B, I (virtually) met Christopher P and signed up for his newsletter. There’s some neat stuff in it each month … and there’s always something in there to make me smile. […]
Fascinating to watch the kinetic sculptures that Theo Jansen has designed. Very cool.
I think my children will like this ad … all Darth Vader needs to do differently at the end is pull out his red light saber.
Over at Focus.com, John recently asked What electronic devices (phone, laptop, etc …) do you travel with? In just over a week, it’s had 17 answers. Looking over the 17 answers, a phone and laptop are the two essential items. Some people carry a lot more – like […]