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Us as the User Guide

February 16th, 2015 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Don’t look to the provider’s user manual; look to the rest of us. I don’t know why it has taken me so long to write about this topic. Almost everyone already knows this, but for the record… I ran into this situation again this week. I was learning how to use a […]

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Tags: Communication · Consulting · Education · Ideas · Internet · Knowledge · Learning

Finding the Question

October 13th, 2014 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Perhaps we should stop teaching kids to find the answers and switch to teaching them how to find the questions. I read much these days from older people complaining about how younger people just look up the answers on Google. These younger people don’t know anything; they don’t learn anything. Well, the […]

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Tags: Education · Internet · Knowledge · Learning


March 27th, 2014 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I build my own little LibraryBox2. I stumbled across this project recently and, since I am fascinated by libraries and distributing content, decided to try to build one. I am not good at this sort of thing, but why not try it? It worked! I have my own LibraryBox2 (see photo). LibraryBox […]

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Tags: Communication · Internet · Library · Meetings · Technology · Wikipedia

AWS EC2: Hello World – Forward to the Past

December 12th, 2013 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I enter the world of cloud computing and learn that, once again, we go forward to the past. I finally did it. I entered the world of actual virtual cloud computing. Not just Facebooking or DropBoxing, but actual computing. Well, not much computing, but making a few bits move. Earlier this year […]

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Tags: Computing · Internet · Learning · Linux · Technology

Your Personal Google Machine

June 16th, 2011 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips The personal computer, the laptop computer, the home computer, the netbook – whatever title we use, they have all become the personal Google machine, i.e., the window into the knowledge of mankind. I live in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington D.C. Tony Kornheiser, one of those guys on ESPN’s “PTI,”  has […]

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Tags: Change · Communication · Computing · Internet