Month: October 2008

  • Critical thinking

    In a world where information overload is becoming a serious issue in terms of what we believe and how we choose to educate ourselves, one of the most important skills to ensure you are taking a balanced view is that of thinking critically. In this article by Dr. Linda Elder and Dr. Richard Paul, Learning […]

  • The Geek *will* inherit the earth…

    My eye was caught this morning by an article referencing some research published mid-this month from UCLA. The article stated that “…this is an evolutionary change which will put the tech-savvy at the top of the new social order.” The geek will inherit the earth after all? This is tempered somewhat by the need to understand […]

  • Speaking at the UCB International ‘Online Media’ Forum

    Last week I was fortunate enough to be asked to present to a group of broadcasters at the UCB International On-line Media Forum. My topic was Digital Content, Communities and Conversations – specifically, I looked at the strategies and technology choices available to a new entrant into this space. 200810 Communities&Conversations View SlideShare presentation or […]

  • Rob v2.1 (Tobias John Inskeep)

    For those of you waiting for news of my sons arrival, here it is… Hi all, We are delighted to share our news that Tobias John Inskeep arrived  safely into this world at 14:07 today (16/10/2008) weighing in at 3.590 Kg at North Shore Hospital.   (convert here if you’re still rejecting the metric system introduced […]

  • Economic Analysis

    So much doom and gloom in the media around the impending (or present?) financial crisis, I thought some of you may appreciate the following two clips which explain the current situation quite well… Enjoy 🙂

  • NZ Copyright Act Section 92a

    Changes to the copyright act may see people removed from the internet on the basis of 3 ACCUSATIONS of infringement. This clause was reinserted by the government AFTER industry feedback explained how unworkable this would be.

  • Are you Listening?

    I’ve just come back from a great weekend away at TelecomONE where I facilitated a number of sessions throughout the weekend, one of which was entitled “Listen to MEEEE – Engaging the customer; Capturing the conversations”. This session resulted in a challenge by a couple of the attendees to finish (and publish) this article to […]

  • TelecomONE – Warkworth, October 3-5, 2008

    The last three days were invigorating, exhausting and challenging all at the same time. After 8 months of organisation, seeking permission (or forgiveness) and juggling schedules, a group of motivated individuals converged on Mahurangi College in Warkworth about an hour out of Auckland, New Zealand. The attendees were from across the spectrum of Telecoms business […]