for the record: Swiss meteo (yeah, the one that is in Swiss German) reported that this has been the coldest August in the past 50 years.
scrolling infinitely
Scoble says: It’s my thesis that people will scroll almost infinitely. Just give them high-quality stuff. At Microsoft they did research and found most people won’t click on the “next” button. But, they will scroll. You’ll notice that the search engine at doesn’t ever end. If I remember the research right they are finding […]
well-intentioned, but…
stumbled across this well-intentioned attempt to increase the salary of Malawi’s health personnel in Joanne’s blog: Sometime last year DFID (the British development agency) decided to give money specifically to increase the salaries of nurses and clinicians, the thought being that this would help with retention of health workers. Unfortunately, the government decided that the […]
This week in Riehen: Opernfestival I listened into the rehearsal this afternoon. Great voices. And the stage is some kind of catwalk.
About the inhabitants of JavaPolis
Linguistic nit-picking on a Friday afternoon: I noticed this phrase over at the JavaPolis 06 website (a login is required): 17 299 JavaPolians registered And I started wondering why JavaPolian, why not JavaPolitans? After all, people living in a metropolis are metropolitans or have metropolitan characteristics. The same applies for people from Minneapolis. Maybe the […]
mouse potato
Main Entry: mouse potato Function: noun Etymology: after couch potato slang : a person who spends a great deal of time using a computer Source: Definition of mouse potato – Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
on writing white papers
For future reference: How to write white papers.
TV Sunday
I just zapped into the making of Vitus on Swiss TV: Die VITUSmacher A film I really enjoyed. If you get a chance, go see it esp. in dialect… It’s raining cats and dogs in Basel. I hope this rainy weather will not result in floods and landslides in the mountains. Yesterday I saw War […]
PR 2.0
while I was blonking about the future of communications, some PR agency has come up with a press release template suggesting how to integrate Digg,, RSS feeds, as well as audio, and video links. source: MarCom Blog
Future of Corporate Communications?
just stopped by at Techcrunch a few minutes ago and stumbled across this Yet Another Corporate Blog entry. From what I gather this blog was started by the Director of Corporate Communications at Yahoo. I’m just wondering how long it will take until you need to show up with a blogging reputation to get yourself […]
business blogging
for future reference: CIO on business blogging via Anil Dash