It’s hard enough to be a parent, but add a full-time job outside the home and it’s just about impossible. Suddenly you realize why the 1950’s were full of “Mother’s little helpers” and such. (Side note: I say full time job “outside the home” because parenting in and of itself is a full time job.Read… Read more »
Last Saturday, East Carolina University (ECU) beat West Virginia University (the burning couch masters) and is now the odds on favorite to be in the Fiesta Bowl. All they have to do is keep winning, baby (and now my Hokie loss to the Pirates doesn’t look that bad). The ECU Pirates will be under immenseRead… Read more »
As a non government employee, though i do work for government systems, you may wonder why i am committed to being here and want to contribute. To me its really starting to look like government is going to make good use of Web 2.0 to transform the way it can ‘do business with’ its citizens,Read… Read more »
A few weeks ago, I was introduced to Greever Wemyss (Second Life name) by a mutual friend who realized we both have an interest in local government and its use of Web 2.0 and virtual worlds. After a few discussions, we decided that we would create a Second Life group that is specifically focused onRead… Read more »
Being a federal employee allows us to give back and play a vital role in making our nation great. Another way of giving back comes in the form of volunteer work and community service. A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to paint classrooms in an inner-city Washington D.C. school. While I amRead… Read more »
Welcome to the Hokie Guru’s Preview of the Associated Press Top 25 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision Week 2 picks. Readers, last week, the Hokie Guru (HG) was on!! He was freakin’!! Yep, last week the HG picked the big upset, Alabama over Clemson. The HG’s record was a stellar 19-3 (and the HG rightfully hadRead… Read more »
I’ve seen some interesting dicussion in LinkedIn’s Gov 2.0 group (http://www.linkedin.com/groups?about=&gid=91073). There’s some different stuff there about Web 2.0 use in government, since even foreign government employees have joined in. I hope that most of those folks are members of GovLoop too!
How can the building industry use Web 2.0 tools to enhance delivery of services and better integrate new concepts like sustainability? These are some of the questions and issues that will be discussed at the upcoming barcamp, Be2Camp, to be held at The Building Centre on Store Street in London on Oct. 10, 2008. ThisRead… Read more »
newsletter_ aug08.pdf I was out of town when the August Green Team newsletter came out, so here it is, a couple of weeks late. Though one article is Nevada-specific, the other is applicable to any office environment! I hope that you find these newsletters interesting. Please feel free to post/share in your offices. We postRead… Read more »
I’m currently reading Thinking for a Living by Thomas H. Davenport. Excellent book for those who want to improve their work environment and their own productivity. Focus is on where processes and knowledge meet.