Tuesday, March 09, 2004

the value of social fabric

the value of social fabric is inestimable. economists couldn't put a value on it, even if they tried.

Monday, March 08, 2004

article - "pursuing email freedom?"

mike langberg is one of the best computer reporters on the planet. this article is typical of how much useful info and insights he packs into an article.

you can't wait for inspiration

"You can't wait for inspiration.  You have to go after it with a
 club." - Jack London

Sunday, March 07, 2004

fair trade

"As global forces move us to a more dangerous place, we can feel very helpless. Fair trade is an antidote because we can each, individually and easily, contribute to global understanding [and support] of other cultures." - Rose Benz Ericson, Rochester, New York.

checking first

universal rule - you can almost never make a mistake by first sending an email asking, "do you think it would be a good idea to..." too many people bypass that step, leading to unnecessary hardship and misunderstanding.

it's not just polite to check first. it's essential.