Archives for: May 2005

Canary in a Coal Mine

05/31/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
I've decided to dump my magna-monograph about Wal-mart. I only wanted to post a single entry on it since 1) It's political more than economical, and 2) I would really say anything different from the massive bloggo-maffluvience (is that a word?) that i… more »

Root of corruption

05/29/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
Been working some (Ugh) PowerPoint presentations lately. Found this quote looking for .cpt conversion scripts. Power corrupts. PowerPoint corrupts absolutely. ---Vint Cerf Maybe we should get Vint to do a lecture for our "business turned civic" le… more »

St. Pete: The Cool Hot Town with Cool Hotspot Talk

05/25/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
Thanks to Ginley for reproducing this from weeklyplanet: Self-described "marketing commando" Peter Kageyama moved to St. Pete from Ohio in 1992 between undergraduate and law school. "I fell in love with the area," he says. ...One of the things tha… more »

Hear the Beauty in Mantra

05/24/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
In Ann Arbor this weekend, I discovered that one of my sangha-sisters has a beautiful voice as well as a long deep understanding of this Buddhist stuff. Plus she is one of those bloggers in hiatus. So her boyfriend and I were able to convince her to st… more »

Last Minute Teaching

05/22/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
Somebody couldn't go to Ann Arbor this weekend for a teaching by Rizong Rinpoche, so they offered me their ticket. Rizong is the holder of one of the three highest spiritual positions in the Gelug Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, so I couldn't passup th… more »

A Wish

05/20/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
From Shantideva's(687-763 AD) Bodhisattavacharyatara (Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life) May I be a protector for those without one, A guide for all travelers on the way; May I be a bridge, a boat and a ship For all those who wish to cross the… more »

Traditional Offices Watchout

05/19/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
I have been quoted time and again that the potential of ubiquitious wifi in a community will lessen the dependence on companies for brick and mortar office space, once in an interview by Channel 8 when Playhouse Square Freelink launched and again here b… more »

Academic Playing

05/18/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
I attended the initial forum series by the Levin College of Urban Affairs' Center for Nonprofit Policy and Practice yesterday. The topic was on Partnerships and Collaborations and Assistant Dean and CoDirector of the center, Stuart Mendel, tried to put… more »

Quotes on Leadership

05/17/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
Thanks to Don Iannone, super ED consultant, for these gems: "Control is not leadership; management is not leadership; leadership is leadership. If you seek to lead, invest at least 50% of your time in leading yourself—your own purpose, ethics, prin… more »

Addicted to Institution

05/16/05 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
Chris Corrigan loves Thoreau and he quotes from Henry David's journal: How rarely I meet with a man who can be free, even in thought! We live according to rule. Some men are bedridden; all world-ridden. I take my neighbor, an intellectual man, out in… more »

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