This American Ira #thisamericanlife

Endless Knots

Of Vermont's many attributes, its theaters are venues for first-rate performers. Others do too, apparently, as when he opened the show up for questions, the first was about whether the little canine is still eating kangaroo meat. (No, A very clever opening.

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Sueetie -.NET Open Source Online Community Development

Nancy White

My Vermont buddie, Dave Burke , was tantalizing me last September with the kit of open source.net tools he was blending into a community platform. Sueetie: The Future in.NET Open Source Online Community Development - Home Page. I also enjoyed the Manifesto: Sueetie is a movement that promotes the creation of online communities using.NET Open Source software. Sueetie developers write original code or leverage code from Open Source resources.

BBQ tour of the US South – Part Nine – Gulf Coast

Portals and KM

The fourth part covered western Virginia, Alabama, and Georgia (by way of Vermont). It opened in 1954 and it will be included in a newly created hall of fame to honor Alabama's love of barbecue. Here is the eighth installment of our BBQ tour of the US South.

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Barbecue Tour Of the US South: Part Four

Portals and KM

This post picks up with samples from western Virginia, Alabama, and Georgia (by way of Vermont). This first is Curtis’ Ninth Wonder of the World Barbeque  in Putney Vermont. It The first version opened by John “Big Daddy” Bishop in 1958.

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BBQ tour of the US South – Part Six

Portals and KM

The fourth part covered western Virginia, Alabama, and Georgia (by way of Vermont). Tony and Angie Smith opened the first Stonewall’s restaurant with a friend on Highway 53 South just outside Poplarville, Mississippi in an old barn in 1995.

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BBQ tour of the US South – Part Six

Portals and KM

The fourth part covered western Virginia, Alabama, and Georgia (by way of Vermont). Tony and Angie Smith opened the first Stonewall’s restaurant with a friend on Highway 53 South just outside Poplarville, Mississippi in an old barn in 1995.

2014 163

How to Know When You Need to Upgrade Your Intranet - Top 10 from Socialtext

Michael Sampson - Currents

Your organization has more silos than on all of the farms in the state of Vermont. When you click on the link to open it, you hear “No, I’m sorry, Dave. Alan at Socialtext presents the top 10 reasons you know you need to upgrade your intranet : 10. The most common question about it is “What Intranet?”. Today employees just look for the cafeteria lunch menu. The CEO was given upgrade suggestions from their 5th grader. The employee directory still lists job titles from 6 years ago.

I Know What I Did Last Summer

Green Chameleon

FastForward colleague Bill Ives provided a glimpse of his summer hours, 21st-century style, which is informal, yet highly productive. He relays how his colleague Tom Davenport stays connected, even from the wild dunes of Cape Cod. That was the case with me as well.

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BBQ tour of the US South - Part Five

Portals and KM

The fourth part covered western Virginia, Alabama, and Georgia (by way of Vermont). His grandfather, on special occasions, especially Christmas, dug an open pit, cut hickory wood, made his special sauce, and presented his family with a whole pig, prepared to perfection.

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Mirabile dictu: Phish phans @ Phenway

Endless Knots

I love her lede (the word phormerly known as lead but somehow transmuted in recent years): "The Star-Spangled Banner" felt like an appropriate opener for the Phish show at Fenway Park last night, as the members of the Vermont rock band reconvened with one another and their nation of fans to pledge allegiance to the jam.

Preparing for my MOOC Contribution

Nancy White

This September, George Siemens , Stephen Downes and Dave Cormier are hosting another Massively Open Online Course, Change: Education, Learning and Technology. In 2000 I got involved in a small grant project in the Southern Caucasus, run by a small Vermont based nonprofit seeking to connect small business owners in three post Soviet countries using the Internet.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

August 9, 2008 Saturday Links for the Week: August 9, 2008 The ultimate test of your rock-balancing finesse, via Forum Ouvert (Open Space) practitioner JS Bouchard , who, with his family, were such wonderful hosts to me during my visit yesterday to Québec. The Disconnect Between the US Election Campaign and the Life of Americans: Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has been inviting real American votersto tell them about the economic problems theyre having.

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Finding the Best Fried Clams on Cape Cod

Portals and KM

This past month we enjoyed the yearly pilgrimage as brothers and sisters from Washington, Colorado, New Hampshire, and Vermont joined nieces and nephews and their broods from places far and wide. An open format with an open kitchen.

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With a 50 Friends Limit, Path Is the Opposite of Twitter

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

I get that there may be a smaller group of friends that you want to easily share photos and other media with, but who really wants to open up ANOTHER account just to do that? And twitter is more open.

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