What have I been up to at the start of 2011. Lots of swimming and working on WordCampNZ 2011. This mention map looks to be interactive and probably updates in real time. Hover over the map to explore connections. Enter your twitter id to view your own map. Note: the… read more →
A few weeks back Microsoft paid a large sum for a very small slice of Facebook. There has been a lot of commentary but this post makes the most sense and includes some very good underlying reasons for that deal. For some earlier discussion see Microsoft & Facebook on Rods… read more →
I was at an recent event where (in passing) a presenter recounted her experiences at various TV conferences along these lines. She told us that many of the industry attendees were still asking variations of “Help the Internet is coming…what do we do?” The question isn’t new and neither are… read more →
The other day my daughter (just turned 6) said that she wanted to be a scientist because she liked mixing things up and watching the colours change. That comment reminded me of the time she turned almost half the kitchen blue playing with blue food colouring. Cool! I can see the attraction.… read more →
Some of you will note the popularity widget in use at the bottom of each post. The top 10 list has now been moved to the top-10 page.
Here is the short formula for those fast readers. (F+S+A+H+P)*C=Artists/M², where F=Financial Resources, S=Spaces for Arts & Culture, A=Access & Awareness, H=Human Capital, P=Partnerships, and C=Culture of Appreciation. The formula quote comes from an interview with Dr. Terry Rock who “is applying systems thinking and big picture ideas to put… read more →
Finally I have made the move from lists, email discussions, posts on other sites and more conventional web pages to something that is more dynamic and easier to manage. I am using WordPress and I really like the different themes and functions now available. Finally is is possible for non-programmers… read more →