I am a young shock-worker (May 15, 2009, 4) - Tania Samsonova pointed me to this Russian-English language book because of its amusing stick figures and hilarious dialogue. To wit:
How do loafers live?At work they steal pencils.In parks they conduct themselves badly.
I laughed when I saw this dialogue:
- Who are you?– I am a young shock-worker.- What does that mean?– That means that I work
Ada Lovelace Day linkfest and wrapup (March 25, 2009, 3) - Here’s a quick wrap-up of some posts from Ada Lovelace Day:
Linda Rodriguez wrote about how Ada Lovelace Day came to be, and paradox1x suggested some good reads.
Mellystu wrote about her 4-year-old daughter (who’s using UNIX!), David Parmet wrote about his two daughters. Jennifer Hanen wrote about her mom’s cousin working for NASA.
Book notes (January 6, 2011, 0) -
Drawing by seeing
Leading out loud
(The Remote Presentations That Rock reading list)
How to write fast (while writing well)
Fast-track networking: Turning conversations into contacts
Work the pond, part 2
Rhetoric, argument, and negotiation
Critical inquiry: The process of argument
How to win every argument:
Reaction to OnLove (January 1, 2004, 0) - I was recently considering the idea of having a
“girlfriend” purely for emotional reasons. i prefer to name it
“emotional buffer”. My world (or our world) is constantly depressing
or increasingly depressing as we see it, jiving with our aging and it
has deeply affected my emotional responses. The girl-guy partnership
being another example of universal duality is such
What’s the value proposition of a student? (June 25, 2006, 0) - One of the reasons why I’ve never quite felt comfortable in
networking-focused events is that the value proposition of a student
is hard to define. Deal-oriented people will probably overlook me
because I can’t offer them immediate value. What can I offer people?
What’s my value proposition?
I don’t have much business experience yet, and as geeky as I can