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Cursing in context

This is just a super quick post to point out that I’ve uploaded the presentation I gave to the Classical Studies Work in Progress seminar onto my academia.edu page. 72 more words

Curse Tablets

Keep it simple, make it clear

A story from Ken Segall’s book, Insanely Simple, about his experience as part of the advertising team working with Apple:

At one agency meeting with Steve Jobs, we were reviewing the content of a proposed iMac commercial when a debate arose about how much we should say in the commercial.

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Resource discovery and hard-to-reach users

I gave this presentation at the recent EDS Conference in Liverpool.  EDS stands for EBSCO Discovery System, a type of resource discovery interface which allows users to explore a whole library collection from a single search page, rather than multiple catalogues (e.g. 765 more words

What is innovation?

I’ve been in my current role for 10 months now and have learned a lot about innovation as a result. One thing that I have noticed, is that there are many different definitions out there for innovation.   52 more words

Effective Communication

Having Fun with Statistics

ACTIVITY 1: Fenway Park

  • Fenway seats 33,000 people
  • 33,000 people die each year from suicide

ACTIVITY 2: Presentation


3 Tips For Doing Business With Germans

I have thought long and hard about how to summarize all that I’ve learned in my years of living, working and doing business with Germans. If somebody stopped my on the street, outside of a workshop setting, and just asked for some quick advice, what would I tell them? 787 more words


Homework for Wednesday July 30th:

Almost there! Keep going.

  1. Finish reading and annotate our last book, The Road by Cormac McCarthy.
  2. Be prepared for in-class writing.
  3. Presentation from the last group.
  4. Happy summer.