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How to prosper in the downturn

Clive Shepherd, chairman of the eLearning Network (eLN) - a non-profit organisation run by the e-learning community for the e-learning community – has revealed ten things to do to prosper during the economic downturn. HIs advice – based on a presentation at the recent Learning Technologies event in London – is freely available on the [...]

By | February 9th, 2009|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , |0 Comments

A little bit of stick

According to Management Today magazine, data security firm Credant Technologies has reported that, in the last year alone, dry cleaners have found as many as 9,000 USB memory sticks in clothing sent for cleaning. One particular dry cleaner’s in the City of London said that it found some 100 USB sticks a year. Credant also [...]

By | February 2nd, 2009|Categories: Business Technology, Learning Technologies, Lifestyle|Tags: , |0 Comments

A piece of excellent advice

Greed appears to be a major motivator in today’s world. It lies at the heart of the current global economic crisis but, to be fair, it is a characteristic that has pervaded all of human history. Even in the micro-economic worlds that we all inhabit (and especially in the world of writing), you will find [...]

By | February 2nd, 2009|Categories: Business, Lifestyle, Philosophy and Religion|Tags: , |0 Comments

The ecological price of learning

We all need to realise that there is a heavy ecological price to be paid for the sort of informal learning that comes from using an internet search engine. Apparently – according to new research by Harvard University physicist Alex Wissner-Gross – using the Google search engine to perform two searches produces some 7g of [...]

By | January 13th, 2009|Categories: Environment, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Preparing for revolution

It can’t have escaped anyone’s notice that now is not a good time for jobs. Some commentators estimate that nearly 2m British workers face unemployment in 2009 as a result of the credit crunch. These job losses seem to be across all sectors of the economy and all levels of worker. Event the Management Consultancies [...]

By | January 2nd, 2009|Categories: Business, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |0 Comments