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My opinion pieces, articles, diary entries and rants on everything digital and humanitarian.

Kiss my Context!

Oct 20, 1999
October 20, 1999 Have you ever been in a meeting (this is a rhetorical question, yes), listened to several participants go on and on for a length of time about something that seems very dear to them… and asked yourself:…

Kiss my Context!

Oct 20, 1999
October 20, 1999 Have you ever been in a meeting (this is a rhetorical question, yes), listened to several participants go on and on for a length of time about something that seems very dear to them… and asked yourself:…

The New Era of Social Computing

Oct 20, 1999
June 20, 1999 DO YOU SPEND TIME spontaneously chatting with coworkers in the hallways, by the coffee machine, or after meetings? How often do you feel that these chats lead to new knowledge, new ideas and new ways of thinking…

The New Era of Social Computing

Oct 19, 1999
June 20, 1999 DO YOU SPEND TIME spontaneously chatting with coworkers in the hallways, by the coffee machine, or after meetings? How often do you feel that these chats lead to new knowledge, new ideas and new ways of thinking…

Practice Safe Stress

Oct 7, 1999
June 7, 1999 YOU WOULDN’T BELIEVE how often over the past month I’ve heard the words: “I’m a bit stressed, could we do it some other time?” It’s almost as if stress is a new buzzword. And I’m also noticing…

Practice Safe Stress

Oct 7, 1999
June 7, 1999 YOU WOULDN’T BELIEVE how often over the past month I’ve heard the words: ”I’m a bit stressed, could we do it some other time?” It’s almost as if stress is a new buzzword. And I’m also noticing…

What's the Deal with WAP?

Sep 23, 1999
September 23, 1999 I HAVE AN acquaintance who in his resume once wrote that he was experienced within the fields of CGI, Perl, SQL, SSI, CSS and TLA. The people who hired him never asked him about any of the…

What’s the Deal with WAP?

Sep 23, 1999
September 23, 1999 I HAVE AN acquaintance who in his resume once wrote that he was experienced within the fields of CGI, Perl, SQL, SSI, CSS and TLA. The people who hired him never asked him about any of the…

Crying Wolf (the Y2K scare)

Sep 9, 1999
September 9, 1999 I’M ALMOST DISAPPOINTED ;). I half-expected to wake up to a world in technological chaos, planes crashing, traffic signals going berserk, microwaves exploding, and my cell phone calling India for no apparent reason :). Reports from Japan,…

Crying Wolf (the Y2K scare)

Sep 9, 1999
September 9, 1999 I’M ALMOST DISAPPOINTED ;). I half-expected to wake up to a world in technological chaos, planes crashing, traffic signals going berserk, microwaves exploding, and my cell phone calling India for no apparent reason :). Reports from Japan,…

Mailing List Netiquette

Sep 8, 1999
Sep 8, 1999 1. INTRODUCTION As a subscriber of many mailing lists I am well aware of the ‘netiquette’ that must be followed when posting and responding to messages. This netiquette has evolved for purposes of readability, faster downloads and…

Mailing List Netiquette

Sep 8, 1999
Sep 8, 1999 1. INTRODUCTION As a subscriber of many mailing lists I am well aware of the ‘netiquette’ that must be followed when posting and responding to messages. This netiquette has evolved for purposes of readability, faster downloads and…