Bottle v Tap
Its funny what people think about something we take for granted. Brown tapÂ municipal tap water was stated as the reason for drinking bottled water. Is it a corporate v goverment thing? Is it because bottled water is so much more expensive than tap water so it must be better? From Coca-Cola’s letter to the state […]
People do weird things. Often these are due to the operant conditioning or classical conditioning inflicted on them. Its funny I’ve been seeing references lately to these to describe…. Email – Like Skinner’s pigeons, we hit the button to check for new messages hoping to get something. The intermittent reinforcement of not getting a new […]
One of the employees at Last Resort Grill was mutually entertaining a toddler. Overheard her talking about it, “He’s totally flirting with me.” I found it funny. When she happened by my table, I asked her about it. She said entertaining the kids is part of the fine print of the job. Additionally, people have […]
Mom sent me The Edison Gene: ADHD and the Gift of the Hunter Child for my birthday a while back. This is the latest book I have been reading while eating. So last night, I put Chelsea on the spot by asking her, “Which would you rather be judged by: what you do or who […]
Bb 9 is NextGen?
UPDATE: Have another source who disagrees with Badge who made the claim below. ——— Hopefully this is true. I’d hate to be spreading a false rumor. Anyone willing to confirm? 😀 According to J. L. Badge, Blackboard 9 will be the “NextGen” product we are… *cough* eagerly… *ahem* waiting to see. John Fontaine was in […]
Maybe Now We’ll Be Heard?
Its funny. Apparently its time consuming for companies to conduct brand analysis (just know what is being said about them). So a niche has been filled by Scout Labs and others. (Hopefully Scout is paying attention and is reading this. Maybe Umbria will also comment their product is better. :D) On the one hand, I […]
Warm fuzzies abound when support uses this as the last item for when something occurs. Some form of dark wizardry I know this was meant to be funny. I even found it funny. Seriously…. There is a lot of dark wizardry….
Vista’s Third Life?
Scott Schamp is teaching at UGA using Second Life. This is from his blog. But last Friday, I found myself saying things I never thought I would have to say. â€œPlease donâ€™t sit on the fountain during class. Donâ€™t forget that everyone needs to wear clothes the next time we meet. And, please, try and […]
Misleading CNN Information
Yesterday, CNN’s Erica Hill was following a story about 2 pit bulls who got loose and killed a woman in while she slept. My first complaint is citing statistics without saying from where they originated. Only because the of rebuttal guest pointing out the study was based on media reporting incidents rather than police reporting […]
Yeah for Fall
It’s 67 F in my apartment this morning. It feels so very good. Over the past week I’ve noticed temperatures have dropped. My apartment retains heat pretty well. Its 42 outside. I went to visit Cat in Lawrenceville. She asked me to help her with her computers. I knew both were old and one is […]