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Enjoy It While It Lasts: E-mail Overload to Resume Next Week
August 31, 2012 – 1:08 am | No Comment
Enjoy It While It Lasts:  E-mail Overload to Resume Next Week

In the last week of August, nothing seems to get done.  E-mail goes unanswered, meetings are rescheduled, even my local favorite coffee shop is empty as people sneak away for their vacations.
Indeed, last week, Jonathan …

Gone Fishin’ – For Information
August 24, 2012 – 2:50 pm | 2 Comments
Gone Fishin’ – For Information

It’s August. The end of August. A Friday at the end of August, specifically.
The number of e-mails has declined dramatically as the number of people away from the office increases.
I practically shake my laptop to …

Limits on Recording Everything: Is the Genie Already Out of the Bottle?
August 17, 2012 – 5:02 pm | No Comment
Limits on Recording Everything: Is the Genie Already Out of the Bottle?

Ted Nelson, the inventor of hypertext, famously recorded numerous moments of his life on tape recordings, video, notepads, and the like.  Nelson, whose work in hypertext dates back to the early 1960s and coined the …

Tweeting Away Your Vacation
August 3, 2012 – 4:00 pm | No Comment
Tweeting Away Your Vacation

A vacation – at least as defined by the American Heritage Dictionary – is “a period of time devoted to pleasure, rest, or relaxation, especially one with pay granted to an employee.”
That means that, during …