The Future As Seen By Me In 2010

Well looky here, things one has scanned in eh. (ignore the photo, that's some guy that made some accounting software, not sure what became of him ;) MIKE RIVERSDALE is fuming. The expensive headphones he bought in Sydney three weeks ago have just died. His first reaction is not to randomly spill expletives into his coffee, but to use his iPhone to vent his frustration to his Twitter con- tacts, under the moniker Miramar Mike. "I will also put, 'What should I do?' It's a conversation. I'm reaching out to the people following me." The council predicts hand-held digital devices such as smartphones will rule the world in 2040. They already rule the life of Mr Riversdale, whose company WaveAdept helps businesses adapt - their computing sys- tems to allow staff to work from anywhere - and with anyone. In order of fre- equency, he uses his iPhone to tweet (1136 followers; 8363 tweets since joining), e-mail, make phone calls and use online services, such as checki

50 reasons not to change

Change should always be from one way to a better way.

If it's change because it's newer, trendier, keeping up with the Jones' or because the IT Department want to play with new toys then I say, don't both changing.

However all change ("good" or "bad") is scary and involves fear and apprehension on those going through it - that includes those instigating the change and those having the change "applied" to them. Sometime the fear is too much and the response to a proposed change is one of the below (click for bigness):


Thanks to the Biocultural Science & Management blog for this article

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