Category Archives: technology

“Almost nothing has been invented yet.” – Woody Norris

This is a few years old, but still impressive. Advertisements

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Remember the Telephone?

Remember that great work place tool called the telephone? You know, that thing with the the handle and buttons you speak into? Email is a wonderful tool and Instant Messaging (IM) is also a nice way to communicate, yet there is something … Continue reading

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Why we know less than ever about the world

I watched a brief yet revealing TED talk this morning by Public Radio International CEO, Alisa Miller, titled “Why we know less than ever about the world.” Sadly, American news media spends most of their resources focusing on myopic issues, … Continue reading

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Living in a “Fill the Space” Age (Or the myth of emptiness)

We are living in the “space” age. Not the science fiction version with flying cars and tight pants but an age where every moment, every space, must be filled. In our cities homes are stacked on top of each other. We … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

Eight minutes and nineteen seconds of sobering and thought provoking statistics by Karl Fisch, Scott McLeod, and XPLANE. Now that you know, what will you do? For more information visit shifthappens.wikispaces.com.

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A Noble Alternative to Solitaire

  Millions of people play Solitaire every day to alleviate work place boredom. Now you can play something that will eliminate boredom, increase your vocabulary, and help feed the hungry. For each word you define correctly FreeRice.com will donate 20 grains of rice … Continue reading

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The CommonCraft Show: Attention grabbing low-tech educational videos

Below are two attention grabbing plain English educational videos from The CommonCraft Show. The first is about Google Docs and the second, CFL bulbs. If you think there is no profit in this kind of work, think again. Google is a CommonCraft Productions customer. … Continue reading

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