Category: Technology

Aug 17

Technology and Respect for Its Roots

One of my favorite pieces of art is Winston Link’s photograph “Old Maude bows to the Virginia Creeper” in which an old horse seems to be giving deference to the approach of new technology. Gene and Roy Hampton just happened to be at the crossing with a sledge of wood destined for their nearby farm …

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May 26

From the Archives of Make HR Happen – Technology, ATS, and Fire Trucks

I love talking with job seekers about finding their dream job. We plaster the Twitter chats with platitudes about passion. I hope most of them never lose sight of that dream, but I also pray that they are not blinded by it. The dream that never happens makes for an unhappy life. Most careers are …

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Feb 22

What Is Next in Social Media?

The only thing that limits the expansion of social media is the human brain and expanding technology to meet the needs of communication and curiosity. Today’s social media usage has gone far beyond science fiction of a few years ago, so perhaps there is a clue into how future needs will be met in the …

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Nov 05

Taming the Time-Suck – RSS Readers and More

We have come a long way. If you begged me for it, I would still not go into detail about my knowledge of the old Usenet News Groups and the text-based non-graphical ways to read them. It is too painful. Does anyone still remember that certain groups could be used to post job ads or …

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Aug 09

Illiterate But Technically Literate?

This discovery of yours will create forgetfulness in the learners’ souls, because they will not use their memories; they will trust to the external written characters and not remember of themselves. The specific which you have discovered is an aid not to memory, but to reminiscence, and you give your disciples not truth, but only …

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