Category Archives: organizations

UNESCO adds new heritage sites around the world

UNESCO World Heritage Center adds new heritage sites to its World Heritage List. “A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural,[1] historical, scientific … Continue reading

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In Praise of Being ‘Unproductive’

Bethany McLean has written a very good opinion piece about Productivity and ‘measuring’ it. You can find it on LinkedIn: In Praise of Being Unproductive. Just go and read it. It is part of a LinkedIn series #ProductivityHacks, but it … Continue reading

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Museums in New York: The Museum Mile on Fifth Avenue

The Museum Mile is a section of Fifth Avenue (from 82nd to 105th streets on the Upper East Side) which contains several museums and is “one of the densest displays of culture in the world”. (see Wikipedia article)

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The End of Privacy – part 2

See part 1 According to BBC, (the electronics company) Samsung is warning customers about discussing personal information in front of their smart television set. The warning applies to TV viewers who control their Samsung Smart TV using its voice activation … Continue reading

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The End of Privacy

I recently pointed to some articles about not so smart and too eager adoption of ‘smart’ technologies. Here is some more.

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Critique of Best Practices

“Best Practices” are often adopted and forcefully pushed in big and small organizations. Liz Ryan wrote an article on LinkedIn, The Truth About Best Practices. It quite resonates with me. In short: The Best Practices/Addiction to Yardsticks mentality is … … Continue reading

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