Year of the Comma – An Existential Comment

2,009 versus 2009 When you need to write two thousand and nine, as in “five thousand years ago, two thousand and nine people participated in the world’s first game of Twister” (they didn’t), you might also write it as “5,000 … Continue reading

In case you didn’t know about the Woman with the Longest Nails in the World

A woman, named Lee Redmond, with longest nails in the world suffered a bad car accident over the weekend and lost all her nails.  It is hard to imagine, but she had not cut her nails since 1979.  The combined … Continue reading

Common Factors in Web 2.0 & Sustainable Development

Web 2.0 and Sustainable Development – A Way of Life Via personal predilection and, as it happens, in my work, I am embedded in Web 2.0 functionality. When I take a helicopter view of web 2.0, especially as it applies … Continue reading

The Grand Divide Between Education & Teaching

The difference between Educating and Teaching… and the emptiness inside I have decided to translate into English a post I did in French over the weekend due to the interesting discussion that it provoked. An article, entitled (for you francophones) … Continue reading

Think Different — What do Feminism, Einstein & Sleep have in common?

Learning to think differently As a marketer, I am always on the lookout for people who think and act differently. A part of my gestalt, my personality, I associate with people who think differently. Sometimes, that means being the contrarian … Continue reading