Rabbi Hillel’s Three Questions And Your IT Department

What does a set of two-thousand-year-old moral questions have to do with how your IT department should operate? Hillel the Elder, one of the most important leaders in Jewish history, posed what has become known as his Three Questions about how to live your life. If I am not for myself, who will be for […]

My “homepage” image from 1996 at UCSF. I had a really nice ponytail.

My “homepage” image from 1996 at UCSF. I had a really nice ponytail. The “still no thesis” in the corner lasted until 1998, after I’d left grad school, gotten a job at Pangea, and then come back for a pulse of writing to finish up. The design was ripped off from a Blue Note album […]

The record stacks in the dark attic of my college radio station

I just commented at Metafiler, giving a remembrance of my college radio days occasioned by a post about the WHPK Record Library Tumblr. The rabid squirrel quote is preceded by handwriting I recognize — a note from then-station manager Rick Wocjik, who has been running the amazing┬áDusty Groove Americasince 1996. Truly a labor of love, […]

Watch the Influencer Marketing Panel at the Cisco Social Media for Savvy Marketers Event

The Cisco Social Media for Savvy Marketers event was quite interesting. I don’t say that just because they invited me; the topics and the guests were way above the typical Social Media 101 level you often find at conferences.┬áThe event was held April 19, 2013 on the Cisco campus, and it was streamed live online. […]