Jim Collins writes in Fast Company Magazine about [url=http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/81/playbook.html]The Wizard, King, and Hobbit of Business[/url] … “The history of IBM unfolds into an epic trilogy about its three CEOs–the determined father, reluctant son, and enterprising stranger.” Interesting article.
Archives for April 2004
dictionary.com/solmisation (also solmization) The act or a system of using syllables, especially sol-fa syllables, to represent the tones of the scale. The song “Do-Re-Mi” from The Sound of Music is an example of solmisation !
I’d thought I’d get back to some word definitions (refer to my earlier post [url=http://www.hampel.net.au/blog/archives/2003/07/01/a-thousand-words/]A Thousand Words[/url] Today’s word is [url=http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=assonance]assonance[/url] Dictionary.com/assonance – Resemblance of sound, especially of the vowel sounds in words, as in: “that dolphin-torn, that gong-tormented sea” (William Butler Yeats) – The repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds, especially in stressed … [Read More »]
via [url=http://www.pacificavc.com/blog/2004/04/22.html#a615]Tim Oren[/url]: Grab the nearest book. Open the book to page 23. Find the fifth sentence. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions. My entry: “You know that Descartes (like Elvis) is dead.” From “The Matrix and Philosophy: Welcome to the Desert of the Real”, that chapter written … [Read More »]
John Hicks writes about the [url=http://www.hicksdesign.co.uk/journal/2004/04/thunderbird/index.php]new icons for Mozilla Thunderbird[/url] – they look great !