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Nouns, Verbs, and Hashtags

May 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips The more things change, well, you know, they don’t change. The world is now ruled by hashtags. There are no more standard categories for anything. Everyone makes their own category when they want. This was all described several years ago in Everything is Miscellaneous by David Weinberger. Since nothing has a category, […]

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Tags: Communication · Web 2.0 · Writing

Permission to do Your Job

August 15th, 2011 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Recent events bring an old saying to mind: you don’t need permission to do your job. You don’t need permission to do your job1 This thought hit me last week. I was working in a different office and was struggling to get anything done. One of the things that bothered me was […]

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Tags: Web 2.0 · Work

Rules, Regulations, and Cheaters

June 8th, 2009 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips The current administration is running into all sorts of obstacles that it didn’t have during its campaign. There are countless “stupid rules” inside government. These rules were created because at some time in the past someone cheated. Cheaters are the origin of rules and regulations. The Obama administration has been criticized for […]

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Tags: Culture · Government · People · Web 2.0

I Got a Job through LinkedIn

March 10th, 2009 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I just got a job through LinkedIn. That Web 2.0 stuff may actually work. I retired from my government job several months ago after 28 years of “government service” (as we fondly like to call it). I had some skills and qualifications and wanted to work a few more years, and my […]

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Tags: Employment · Web 2.0