Tag Archives: language

English is Dead

The other day, I used my World’s First Digital Finger to tap the “Reply” button to an instant message from my best friend. I have about 10 000 friends, actually, but only around 1 273 qualify for “best” status. This … Continue reading

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Why the EU is Failing

News flash: The very day of this writing, former president of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso announced that he has been hired by the banking firm, Goldman Sachs, in a “non-executive advisory role.” Goldman Sachs was the bank that … Continue reading

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The Morning After: Brexit of Champions

How poor communication and The Big Lie affected the referendum in the UK to leave the European Union Continue reading

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Words Are Important

Back in the 80s, when I worked in radio, I remember very vividly the words of Andre Codrescu, a writer and commentator on NPR, the U.S. national public radio network. Codrescu came to the U.S. escaping Nicolae Ceausescu’s Romania. In … Continue reading

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The Coming Crisis

I’m not an academic. I haven’t done any research. I just observe the world and say what I see, and what I see is this: We think it’s OK to deliver personal attacks, salacious innuendo, smear campaigns, and lies, and … Continue reading

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A Cognitive Design for User Assistance – Comprehensive Links

Update, 17 September 2015: Adobe has a new platform for its recorded webinars. Links to the recordings are now updated and will work correctly. It is important to follow the Instructions for viewing them, which is also updated. ————————————– I’ve had … Continue reading

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Doing Well by Doing Good

In the late 1930’s, two significant political figures discovered new technology. At the time, the new technology was called Radio. And both of these political figures discovered, pretty much in parallel, its power and influence. One of these figures was Nazi … Continue reading

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