My Tweets Do Not Reflect the Views of My Employer


How many times have you looked at a person’s Twitter profile and read this? They may not, but once thrown on your wall, they can stick. Writing on the internet is like writing with permanent marker. It takes the events of this past week to remind us of this. It’s a heck of a wayContinue reading “My Tweets Do Not Reflect the Views of My Employer”

Watching the World Tweet


There are some things that I can just sit there and watch for hours on end.  One such thing is Ministry of Transportation cameras.  When you realize that every car caught on camera has a story about why they’re there, what they’re doing, how quickly they’re moving, etc., it is just fascinating. As I writeContinue reading “Watching the World Tweet”

A List for Learning


Any day now, there are many educators that will be starting Additional Qualification courses over the summer.  There are a couple of things that will be certain to happen during these courses. Some sort of goofy ice-breaking, get-to-know-ya activity.  This activity will definitely take up at least the first hour of any course.  They areContinue reading “A List for Learning”

Successful Blogging


I read a great “help blog post” yesterday titled “10 Maxims of Successful Blogging“.  I really enjoy reading posts of this type and I’ll often use them as inspiration to do a little reflection on my own habits and how I measure up.  So, here goes… 1. We live in an increasingly information-dense world. TheContinue reading “Successful Blogging”

Monitor Your Brand


I know that there is a great deal of concern about the future of Google’s Alert service.  You know, it’s the service that sends you an email with the references to any set of criteria that you may choose to set.  I used to use it to get a summary of the times that “@dougpete”Continue reading “Monitor Your Brand”