Monthly Archives: June 2010

another victory for social networking

Viacom lost their lawsuit with Google today over copywrite infringement issues related to user-uploaded content of popular TV programs. The NY Times reported in the brief “Judge Sides With Google in Viacom Lawsuit” about the win. Advertisements

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no brain drain, only a lackluster career outlook

I read the article “The Real Science Gap” today on the Miller-McCune web site about the lack of jobs in America for engineers and scientists. To sum up, we do not have a “brain drain” per the popular misconception, but … Continue reading

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Positive Experiences 2.0 Still Command the Virtual World

I agree with Emotion + Logic blogger David Armano’s assessment that we are all still as much of social beings as we were in the past, and we still seek to have our basic needs met in a positive way. … Continue reading

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cracking the code of information overload

I just started reading a book called “Your Brain At Work” by David Rock. In the first pages it has already promised that it will look inside my brain, or a brain somehow similar to my brain, and tell me … Continue reading

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A learning model for a fickle world

In reviewing my ISPI Handbook of Human Performance Technology, I came to consider the three variables of learning described as 1) the experience of the learner, 2) performance outcomes, and 3) instructional strategies. Briefly described for reference, the experience of … Continue reading

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A quote to begin with

The Student asked Goethe: Any other advice you would give to young people? Goethe replied: Until one is committed, there is hesitance, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness, concerning all acts of initiative (and creation) there is one elementary … Continue reading

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