Ben Sheldon, with whom I was on a panel earlier this summer, shares some thoughts about Net Neutrality.
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I received another invitation to join the International Who’s Who of Professionals published by the International Who’s Who Historical Society. I’m not sure I’m going to respond to it. Is anyone out there in this group? Is it worth signing up? They claim prospective members don’t have to buy the books or pay any money [...]
This description of actions Verizon took against a Boston area ISP that resulted in thousands of people losing their dial-up access is kind of scary. It’s a good idea to know your Internet provider, the intrastructure, if the ISP plays well with others, etc., etc. I still have dial-up access at home. I believe Verizon [...]
I know a few of you readers either work remotely, telecommute at least some of the time, have home offices, etc., etc., whateveryoucallitthesedays, so I thought this post from Scott about managing remote workers and a follow-up conversation are worth reading. (He calls telecommuting workers "virtual workers," but that’s too close to saying someone is [...]
The Pew Internet & American Life Project’s new report How Women and Men Use the Internet shows that women are closing the Internet use gender gap. Men still generally use the Internet more than women, but women 18-29 years old, married women, and African-American women use the Internet more than men. Women also use the [...]
I’ve mentioned various who’s who publications in this space fairly recently, so I feel like I should share this tale of caution from a blog reader. She was recently involved in a situation similar to the one linked above and another one where Manchester’s Who’s Who contacted her about including her in their directory, then [...]
and now some might become available.
(Yes, I mean that as a joke related to the funny video available through the above link. Thank goodness for BS!)
I used PowerPoint for the presentation I gave on Wednesday. Using slides makes it easier for people in the audience to see the information I’m presenting. However, I often find myself feeling “locked in” to PowerPoint. Switching from PowerPoint to browse the Web seems so clunky to me. I like presenting from a Web browser [...]