Basically stealing the post from Think Buddha:
One day a businessman went to see Ajahn Chah. He was, it appears, both successful in business and sincere in his desire to practice meditation. “I’m a busy man,” he said to the monk. “How long should I pra… more »
At today's MTB, Chris Varley merely mentioned education and CMSD, and Glor Ferris got very excited. It shows that education is a very volatile and sensitive button. There is always talk of fixing our schools. However, Chris Corrigan, Canuck free-thin… more »
A quote I saw in the Ohio Coffee News when I was in Medina yesterday. (It's NOT a newsletter about coffee. It's newsletter to read WITH your coffee.)
"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic. Begin it… more »
I'm not rewriting "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy" but Ann Arborite Ed Vielmetti (no we didn't meet up when I was there...again)pointed to a post about how many makes a community. Yup, it's 6.
Six people can sit around a table and have a real conver… more »
Social network expert, Valdis Krebs, likes to say things like this. Dutch techie consultant and social software advocate, Ton Zylstra, does a nice job of explaining that value in our post-industrial age is no longer in the information itself, but in th… more »
An interesting tidbit that Chris Varley shared with me, was from when he had to do some work in merry ol' England. He noted how we are two nations separated by a common language (thanks Winny Churchill.. or was it Geo. Bernard Shaw? or Oscar Wilde?)… more »
Jill commented at TechVentures post on the meeting between me and Chris Varley. She expressed concern about the replacement of personal commuication with technology communication. Right on topic, Dutch blogger buddy, Ton Zylstra, expressed his views i… more »
I almost flipped when I saw this headline on the front of the biz page of the PD last Tuesday. (It was laying open on a table at the cafe. I still don't read it.)
Conservation crimps bottom line
You cut back: Gas utility wants compensation
So d… more »
Apologies to the American Tobacco Company (formerly of Durham, NC created by JB Duke, funder of Duke University, my alma mater), makers of Tareyton cigarettes, but this fun little video sums up why I still haven't surcomed to the MAC peer pressure.
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While I was away, I got a big surprise from my community wireless network colleagues. I have been asking when we will all get together again for another National Summit. The last one was August 2004.
Well they announced that the 2nd National Summit… more »