Monthly Archives: November 2007

HEAVY-TAILED

I’ve added Three-Toed Sloth to the blogroll. It’s written by Cosma Shalizi, a professor at Carnegie Mellon. His research interests don’t at all dovetail with my own; to whit: “Information theory; nonparametric prediction of time series; learning theory and nonlinear … Continue reading

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NOVEL IMAGES

If an organization is narrow in the images that it directs toward its own actions, then when it examines what it has said, it will see only bland displays. This means in turn that the organization won’t be able to … Continue reading

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MOMENT TO NOTICE

…been busy taking care of business with both mother and partner recovering from major surgeries. Everything is looking good. perhaps ironically my hermetic phase is pulled a bit by the demands but, as always, knowing in the final analysis very … Continue reading

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LAST TOWN CHORUS

Musical favorite of the moment. Megan Hickey is the leader, songwriter and lap steeler. Web site. Wonderful.

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WORTH ASKING

Heather Mundell writes a blog on career development. Via her life@work I came upon a new blog by veteran bizblogger Curt Rosengren, M.A.P. Creating Meaning, Abundance, and Passion, and read: A no-brainer part of any system designed to help you … Continue reading

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ANGER OR OTHERWISE FEELING RESISTANT

As I was reading Brookfield’s model of transformative learning in Learning and Adulthood (p 146), it struck me that there are similarities to this model and other transformative learning models and the 5 stages of grief, as defined by Elizabeth … Continue reading

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HIRE A FREAK

Though staff may indeed be as valuable as bosses make out, corporate structures and attitudes are seldom sufficiently flexible to accommodate and profit from individuality. — It is no longer possible either to create or continue to sustain a monolithic … Continue reading

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