Some stuff I'm reading this week...

Global Neighbourhoods: SAP Global Survey: KD Paine

Global Neighbourhoods: SAP Global Survey: KD Paine

Yes, we get asked that all the time. The problem is that the “R” of ROI really depends on the organization. For the ASPCA the ROI can be measured in how many new members are engaged in the organization because of the blog, and ultimately the “R” is the number of new members as well as the amount of new contributions.

Do Some Good Now

Do Some Good Now

We’re building these really cool eco-urban homes, and we decided that the homes in this community (which we’re calling Good) would equip villagers in Burkina Faso, West Africa to build their own homes.These impoverished people need empowerment (not welfare)... and you can help.

adaptive path » peter talks shop with zipcar ceo scott griffith

adaptive path » peter talks shop with zipcar ceo scott griffith

Scott Griffith, CEO of carsharing service Zipcar, will be speaking at UX Week 2008 in San Francisco. I spoke with Scott about the balance of user experience and business concerns in the design of Zipcar’s service.

john bollwitt blog » Ten minutes to sum up the first Vancouver TransitCamp

john bollwitt blog » Ten minutes to sum up the first Vancouver TransitCamp

In the end, there are a lot of people here with a lot of ideas. Some are crazy, some are not thought through with enough foresight or hindsight. That’s where things like these events, in a BarCamp[wiki] type structure, make sense. When you are allowed to enter an open forum with little to no restrictions as to what you can or can’t say or do, you never know what might develop in the end.

Office space, offices for rent, serviced offices, meeting rooms, conference rooms, virtual offices in London, UK and worldwide - eOffice -

Office space, offices for rent, serviced offices, meeting rooms, conference rooms, virtual offices in London, UK and worldwide - eOffice -

eOffice provides office space, offices for rent, serviced offices, meeting rooms, conference rooms, virtual offices in London, UK and worldwide. If you are looking for office space, offices for rent, serviced offices, meeting rooms, conference rooms, virtual offices in London and worldwide, eOffice is the solution for you.

The Emotions of Grief During A Breakup « Getting Past Your Past

The Emotions of Grief During A Breakup « Getting Past Your Past

Do not mistake the amount of pain you feel for the amount of love you had for that person. Your level of pain has to do with your own sensitivity, the other unresolved losses in your life, and how many secondary losses you may have experienced as a result of this breakup. The pain is normal and healthy even if it feels like it is not.

xkcd - A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language - By Randall Munroe

xkcd - A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language - By Randall Munroe

This is a good an timely cartoon for me: Forgetting

1154 LILL Studio: Custom Handbags

1154 LILL Studio: Custom Handbags

1154 LILL STUDIO is the original custom handbag boutique allowing you to custom design your own handbag, purse or tote online, in our stores or during a home handbag party. Create your own one-of-a-kind LILL Bag today

iCommons.org: The iSummit

iCommons.org: The iSummit

Ooooo...a good reason to go to Japan! (not like I needed a good reason)

Submissions - iCommons wiki

Submissions - iCommons wiki

How to install Blik Graphics

How to install Blik Graphics

This is a really great installation tips page with fun videos. Well worth copying!

hbr in Toronto Transit Camp

hbr in Toronto Transit Camp

The links below are assembled thematically to provide a 360° view of the sources of inspiration that Transit Camp? was drawn from (Happy New Year Happy New Challenge for New TTC Chairman, and The Toronto Blogs’ Open Letter To The TTC Chair).

The HBR List: Breakthrough Ideas for 2008

The HBR List: Breakthrough Ideas for 2008

On February 4, 2007, Giambrone and a number of other TTC officials participated in a unique live event dubbed TransitCamp. Created by members of the Toronto blogging community, the grassroots meeting melded citizen activism with crowd-sourcing.

The Untold Story: How the iPhone Blew Up the Wireless Industry

The Untold Story: How the iPhone Blew Up the Wireless Industry

The ramifications were serious. The iPhone was to be the centerpiece of Apple's annual Macworld convention, set to take place in just a few months. Since his return to Apple in 1997, Jobs had used the event as a showcase to launch his biggest products, and Apple-watchers were expecting another dramatic announcement. Jobs had already admitted that Leopard — the new version of Apple's operating system — would be delayed. If the iPhone wasn't ready in time, Macworld would be a dud, Jobs' critics would pounce, and Apple's stock price could suffe r.

Getting Rid of Schedules Speeds up Buses | Autopia from Wired.com

Getting Rid of Schedules Speeds up Buses | Autopia from Wired.com

A few years ago, AC Transit (East Bay, California) decided to get rid of traditional time-point schedules on its Rapid bus lines. Now, buses depart from their end points at a selected frequency (usually every 10 to 15 minutes). The object for bus drivers is to arrive at the destination as fast as possible, even if it means passing another bus.

View all my bookmarks on Ma.gnolia

Comment