Social Networks: Support, Abuse and Filters

Today I received a spammy-spoofy email that looked like it was from LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a service I trust and respect; it moved conscientiously and cautiously in the face(book) of pressure from multiple social networking sites. As times get tight, it will be interesting to see what happens with social networks. The pessimist in me […]

Ping Pong with Brooks: Clarifying that Challenges != Death

PING– In response to my post, Call for Whitepapers on SCORM- Do SOMETHING please Brooks Andrus wrote a blog post titled, The Elearning Industry Is Dead. [That is a provocative statement that might leave one feeling a bit conflicted if one possessed 10 years experience with multimedia, Flash and elearning, and worked for TechSmith, makers […]

Update: CNET Reports Gizmodo Banned

Unsurprisingly the CEA (CES organizers) have banned Gizmodo and are looking at further sanctions. CEA’s take on CES Gizmodo prank: Banned! This results from the earlier presentation-fouling pranks, Gizmodo CES horseplay reported all over the web. Lesson learned for presenters & trainers, prepare for the juvenile– turn off IR ports/devices/remotes you don’t need or tape […]

Baby Got Backlinks

OK, I just watched the last 2 segments of VH1 100 Greatest Songs of the 90’s on Tivo, so please forgive the back-dated back reference. Maybe I should have gone with “D’oh, FINALLY Got Blogger Backlinks Working.” Using RAGE Google Sitemap Automator has been all the rage with me during the holiday break, but I […]

Dear WebEx, It is 2007

<rant> Dear WebEx, please help your product become less sucky. We live in a web world. People use different web browsers, different Java versions, different OS platforms, and some people even (gasp) have smartphones. I had a horrible experience with your product today. Bad enough for me to spend the time writing this rant. Bad […]