(part three of what I'm sure will be a series) Do not talk down to your audience. Particularly if they're a bunch of technogeeks - acting surprised that at least one of them is liveblogging, and there's chat activity, and possibly some VOIP action just means that you lose credibility. On the other hand, assume… Continue reading More Things I Hate A Conferences
According to Alan November, empathy is the most important trait for the CEOs of tomorrow. Hasn't he ever heard of, or read, Carol Gilligan's Making Connections? We knew this stuff ages ago: the ethic of care is critical to a healthy society.
Bill Joy, at the The Aspen Ideas Festival: Bill Joy on the Internet and education Joy, the cofounder of Sun Microsystems, dismissed the suggestion that the online communities formed around Internet games and LiveJournal pages could provide an educational boost for America’s young people. This all … sounds like a gigantic waste of time. If… Continue reading Prescient or Curmudgeon?
Conference One (not to be confused with Conference Two, starting tomorrow) was good. For the most part, the presenters avoided the Things I Hate. I know that at C2, there'll be a lot of talk about the election and that I'll want to kill all of them: people, remember - not everyone shares your biases… Continue reading Good, but could be better
Doug Johnson issued Dad's Computer Rules, and his son apparently survived. Michael Stephens says "We need to focus on TRUST too! (Teaching Responsible Use of Social Technology)" I wonder whether these will even be mentioned at the upcoming NYSAIS Conference. I know I will be talking about them.