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RIP Michel Rocard

Michel Rocard is dead. It will be a long time before any political figure appears, in France or anywhere else, that has his rigorous intellect, his ethical position, or his clarity of vision. He saw the need for France to … 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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Four Years on the STC Board – A Review

Dear readers, I have just completed two terms as a director at large of the Society for Technical Communication (STC). I think those of you who are STC members deserve a review of what those four years have – and … Continue reading

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Who Has a License to Drive the Information Superhighways?

Update – 2 March 2015: The promised part 2 of this post is now published! The former U.S. Vice President Al Gore coined the term, “information superhighways” to describe the Internet. It was a great political slogan, and Gore was certainly … Continue reading

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Where are the Content Industries Going?

Some of you may have heard me talk, already, about The Transformation Society – a new research group that I have co-founded in Barcelona with Dr. Neus Lorenzo, a specialist in new technologies applied to education. I’ll be blogging more … 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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We Are Family

Over here in Europe, we get a fair number of American TV series, but not all of them. Recently, a friend passed me a complete set of all the existing episodes of Firefly which I’ve been enjoying immensely. I’d not heard of … Continue reading

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