Efficiency vs. Sizzle

Jerry Greene, a sports writer for the Orlando Sentinel wrote a very interesting piece on the lack of respect the public generally pays to professional sports teams like the Detroit Pistons and the New Englad Patriots: But speaking of being disrespected, let’s switch channels to catch a good portion of the second half between the […]

Does greatness rely on R-directed thinking?

I finished reading *[A Whole New Mind](http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1573223085/mrchompersnet-20?dev-t=0M00SM3RY3CJEJYMF282%26camp=2025%26link_code=xm2)* and *[Good to Great](http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0066620996/mrchompersnet-20?dev-t=0M00SM3RY3CJEJYMF282%26camp=2025%26link_code=xm2)* and this thought occurred to me: In *Good to Great*, Jim Collins talks about a Hedghog Concept — that organizations should do that which they can do better than anyone else in the world. Now, to me, it seems pretty obvious that organizations are […]

SCORM 2004 Plug-In Technologies Example

After a long wait for deployment, my work on a plug-in example that clearly demonstrates the use of ActionScript classes in Flash to work in a Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) 2004 Run-time Environment is finally [released](http://www.adlnet.org/news/articles/312.cfm) on ADLNet.org: This content package demonstrates the development of SCORM conformant content using a plug-in technology, (Macromedia’s […]

Idea #2: (from the globalization series) The Distributed Recording Studio

Imagine a global world where one can pick up and move to anywhere at any time. You simply enter in your priories given a long questionnaire, and the computer picks your best place from the globs of demographics data and trends available on the internet. Then you enter your name and credit card into the […]