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The Tech Effect | LeadershipJournal.net The issues of how - and whether - to integrate technology into training go beyond the borders of corporate training or academia. The same issues confrontMedia and technology issues for learning and persuasion

It's a popular debate lately: are these social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc.) bad for us? Recently an Oxford professor, Baroness Susan Greenfield, made some rather provocative speculations aboutTuesday TubeWatch: Social networking will eat your brain!

I mentioned in a previous post that I was experimenting with [tag]Podcasting[/tag] for [tag]training[/tag] purposes at work. I thought it might be nice to share what I've learned so far,Podcasting for corporate training example - how I did it

First, the confession: I've been a Doctor Who fan since I was about 8 years old. Sitting and watching those episodes (Tom Baker, at the time) with my Dad isReview: Doctor Who 2005 & 2006 seasons

Lots of movies are coming out this year that I would love to see in a theater, rather than waiting for DVD. Here's the list, in order of release, with releaseWhat I'm going to do with my summer

I'm late for leaving on a trip, so this will be quick. The Dark Knight Rises is a completely worthy capstone to the Nolan/Bale Batman trilogy. It turns the trilogy intoReview: The Dark Knight Rises (no spoilers)

I just saved myself 12% in interest fees in a 10 minute conversation. I've been working in earnest to get myself out of credit card debt for a few years now.Saving 12% in interest in 10 minutes

U.S.S. Mariner » Bugs Bunny, greatest banned player ever This just blew me away. First of all, if you've never seen the referenced cartoon, you're missing one of the greatestFirst base: Bugs Bunny; Second Base: Bugs Bunny...

I went to see X-Men: First Class over the weekend. It was opening weekend for that film. Typically, a big film like that would have a huge audience in theirWhy isn't the theater filled?

I can't remember precisely the last time somebody took a needle and jammed it into my gums multiple times. I can't remember the date, but I vividly remember the experience.My experience with the "c" word

Woo hoo! I called it! Afro-Blue was surprisingly bad, though, on Monday's R&B episode. I think they got too caught up in trying to take on the judges criticisms and lostThe Sing-Off: The Final Four

The Webinar Blog: Cheap And Easy - Yugma Web Conferencing More about Yugma (related post) from a blog focused on Webinars/WebConferencing. The author spent time reviewing Yugma and talking with Yugma'sYugma Conferencing - tough to beat free

I knew that I knew it from somewhere. It sounded familiar, but I couldn't place it. Now I know. The Olympics stole their theme song from the opening credits ofWhat do Bruce Campbell and the Olympics have in common? - Tuesday TubeWatch

Unions had their day. They were a good idea when the worker was truly being exploited. These days, there are still areas where a union is probably useful, but forWhy I hate unions

Two incredible shows are currently on the edge of cancellation, if reports are to be believed, and NBC seems to be saying that they won't even air episodes that wereNBC is sharpening its axe

Initial thoughts – Premiere week pt 1

I’ll be jotting down my initial thoughts of the shows I watch that premiere this week.

Tonight, I intended to watch the NBC shows Chuck, Heroes, and Journeyman. I missed Chuck, but taped it so I may comment on it later.

Heroes: I loved season 1. This episode had a hard job in picking up and reintroducing a large cast of characters, plus adding new ones. As a result, this would likely have confused anyone . . . → Read More: Initial thoughts – Premiere week pt 1