What goes around comes around. Former FEMA Director Michael Brown addresses a gathering of meteorologists on Jan. 18, 2006, in Mammoth Lakes, Calif. (Photo by AP)Former FEMA Administrator Michael Brown, a.k.a. “Brownie,” was among approximately 11,000 residents of Boulder, Colo. evacuated yesterday amid raging wildfires that have scorched at least 1,000 acres. After his eagerlyRead… Read more »
What do you consider the first high-speed internet?
Society is like a stew. If you don’t keep it stirred up you get a lot of scum on the top. -Edward Abbey, naturalist and author (1927-1989)
The Web never ceases to surprise me. Here comes a list of 10 Best Jobs in America (and there is a list of 10 Worst jobs too!) published by Tony Lee on his site CareerCast.com by ranking 200 jobs based on five criteria of stress, physical demands, hiring outlook, compensation and work environment: 1. MathematicianRead… Read more »
newsletter_jan09.pdf Here is the January newsletter of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Green Team! There is a new feature this month: a “Dear Gaia” column. If you have been reading/utilizing these newsletters at your office, please feel free to contribute questions! I’m also game for any suggestions/comments anyone might have. Has anyone been using this locally?Read… Read more »
adrielhampton.com – Plenty of folks add their Twitter activity to their blogs. Want to take it up a notch for your topic- or location-specific Web site? All you’ve got to do it grab the Twitter RSS feed for a search term and add it to a text/html box on your site. I’ve got a feedRead… Read more »
Happy New Year, GovLoopers… the Hokie Guru knows you’ve missed him!! 🙂 The Hokie Guru apologizes because he does not have time to preview every NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Conference… he can only pick a few games here and there and will pick one later in this post. When March Madness begins, the HokieRead… Read more »
OK, so i may not be a truly early adopter of this technology – however, for the new year i resolved to embrace it, use it, and encourage other government professionals to do the same. Not sure how much time i will have to keep things updated, but i am off to a good start.
I know some of you read Government Executive’s FedBlog already. But for those of you who don’t, I’m Alyssa Rosenberg, and I’ve just taken over at FedBlog from my venerable editor Tom Shoop. I’ll be posting excerpts from the big FedBlog posts of the day, along with links to the complete posts. If you guysRead… Read more »
I don’t know how much time Mark Stelzner’s blog post about bad apples stayed on the front page here, but it wasn’t long enough. I like two things about it: it addresses the impact a single maladjusted individual can have on group performance, and it invites readers to take a look at how their ownRead… Read more »