All posts for “opinion”


Disinterest in Academic Discourse

Posted by: leelefever on August 8, 2005- 5:00pm


Categories: academia, opinion, personal


From time to time, I participate in conference calls and online discussions that are focused on subjects that I should care about: knowledge management, communities of practice, online learning, etc. More often than not I find that these discussion become academic discourse and generally make me feel the same. I honestly respect academic discussion and I believe academia lays the foundation for what we know and understand. But man, that kind of discussion is just not for me- and perhaps I'm... Continue Reading

Project Platform Wars

Posted by: leelefever on July 20, 2005- 5:00pm


Categories: opinion, ourwork, technology


This is a story about something that many of us are faced with – the dominance of the PC and the appeal of the Mac. I’ve worked on a project at a local Fortune 50 company on-and-off for over a year. When the project started, we all had PCs. We didn’t have a hard time getting onto the company Intranet, using VPN, sharing docs, etc. It worked pretty smoothly. Along the way, the team morphed and a Mac user came on. He struggled with integration, downloading multiple tools and using virtual... Continue Reading

On GnomeDex Wifi (or lack thereof)

Posted by: leelefever on June 23, 2005- 5:00pm


Categories: conference, event, opinion, wifi


I've learned that I prefer either good wifi access or no access at all. Having the constant prospect of a page reloading 1 in 5 times is just enough to keep on trying to make it happen. I feel bad for Chris, I know he's doing everything he can. It'll be interesting to see if Bell Harbor gets it figured out for tomorrow...