on the Nashua Telegram’s use of Twitter to broadcast headlines in real time. Waiting for a newspaper to rename itself after Twitter.
Shiawassee River Paddle Event
Sunday, May 18, 2008
Start : WaterWorks Park in Holly, Michigan
End : Strom Park in Fenton, Michigan
Distance : 7 scenic miles of numerous twists and turns
Canoe Rental available with Heavners Canoe Livery
10:00 am : On-site registration begins WaterWorks Building, Broad Street
11:30 am : Introductory Ceremony North side WaterWorks Park
11:45 am : Experienced Canoeists Start at Millpond, Broad Street
12:15 pm : Novice/Youth Canoeists Start at Millpond, Broad Street
12:45 pm : Kayak/ Single person canoeists Start on Shiawassee River, Broad Street
** 1:15 pm : Leisure/fun paddle Start on Shiawassee River, Broad Street **
6:00 pm : Final river sweep completed
On-site availability of snacks and water.
Shuttle transport from 1pm – 6 pm for continuous transport of boats/ people
Trophies for First and Second Place in all three races.
Registration Forms :
Questions ? Call Sue Julian, 248-634-3513.
Rain or Shine !
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on using kanban as a software process management tool; note to self, review as a queue management process for proposal development
“Having choice is good, especially when the available choices are all excellent ones.” don’t agree with this; cf Barry Schwartz “Paradox of Choice”.
mix until smooth equal parts evaporated milk and nutella (or equivalent); freeze in ice cream freezer.
“Some of our retail clients have pretty horrible site search,” he said. “So for them, this will be a benefit. For our larger clients, we’ll probably ask Google to turn this off.”
What is the real definition of a mountain? Sure, we all know one when we see one – or do we? Go ahead – try and define this concept in a rigourous way…
This podcast by Mark Graban with Dr. Sami Bahri, “The World’s First Lean Dentist” is well worth listening to.
1. Send a postcard.
2. Go for a walk.
3. Use the library.
4. Keep your inbox at zero.
5. Find a group to go to lunch with regularly.
6. Say thank you.
7. Keep track of what you do.
8. Keep track of what you promise to do.
9. Always carry something to write with.
10. Get enough sleep.
I wish I could say that I do all this, but at least it’s something to aim for. And I wish I had the infinite patience to hyperlink all of these, but I don’t, so take it on faith that I’ve thought about and written about them before.
Lou Rosenfeld has a new workshop about analytics for the search within sites – the sort of information that is quantitatively and qualitatively different from general search terms and behavior because it’s within a closed domain (e.g. an intranet) or because people who are looking for something have already found you.
He’s looking for comments and feedback – thanks.</p.
“Convoys Over the Life Course: Attachment, Roles, and Social Support.”
The first training class open to the public will occur April 11, 2008.
Lou’s teaching a whole day on site search analytics? Is there really that much to it?
A handwritten message in flawless penmanship can leave an indelible impression — especially if you use simple stationery, minus any flowers or animals.
By setting a kanban limit we can guarantee to the Governance Board that we are meeting our commitment to dedicate a certain percentage of our resources to sustaining activity, without dedicating specific heads.
Bosch has outfitted each production line with RFID readers and created an application in which the RFID tag embedded in a paper kanban card assigned to a particular container is interrogated four times
Primarily a sushi restaurant, Kotobuki introduced dol sot bi bim bop about a year ago, and Mr. Chung says it’s transcended his Asian customers and become popular with people who’ve heard of it.
tags for identifying things that don’t belong, so that you can properly dispose of or scrap them.
Discardia is celebrated by getting rid of stuff and ideas you no longer need. It’s about letting go, abdicating from obligation and guilt, being true to the self you are now. (dinah’s holiday)
I need to be mindful of what I am doing all the time, so that things get done and I don’t just wander off into cyberspace. (Cyberspace, remember that, data gloves and VRML and the metaverse and all that? Yeah. There.)
There are two fundamental issues in time tracking for me: accurately logging the start and stop of each task, and determining which bucket of pre-assigned tasks it goes into (or determining that a new bucket needs to be allocated to describe that task).
There is a great interview of Caterina Fake by Tod Maffin on CBC Radio, back when Flickr was in Vancouver BC and new and hip and was Canadian content, and Caterina talked about Flickr’s use of tags in this way:
“The way that most systems had worked prior to this sort of tagging system is that you would in advance of knowing what you were going to categorize had to put together a category list and that involves a lot of cognitive overhead that you really don’t want to engage in at the time uploading photographs and labeling them makes tagging so successful add tags on the spot you know beach sunset fire sand enter”
it’s a rough transcript, but I’ve listened to this piece dozens of times and the phrase “cognitive overhead” sticks in my brain. I don’t know where that piece is online, but it should be….
so, slimtimer. “beach sunset fire sand” then start the timer. never mind that you hadn’t planned in advance to go to the beach, you’ll account for that later.
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