Being Understood #2 “Imagine Being Understood - Again” Good evening! I want to spend one more blog entry on the topic of "context." In the last blog I introduced you to the phrase "I didn't steal your wallet." and I showed you how if you repeated the phrase several times with emphasis on different words each time, you could convey different meanings. For example, below I've written the same phrase over and over again. I've made one of … [Read more...] about #22 Being Understood #2
Archives for December 2006
Being Understood ”Imagine Being Understood” Good day! Imagine… imagine what it would be like if whenever you communicated with anyone, you were… completely understood. Imagine what it would be like to say something to someone face-to-face, and… be completely understood. Imagine writing a memo or speaking on the phone and always being clearly and… totally understood. In fact, imagine the unthinkable… imagine sending an email and always, … [Read more...] about #21 Being Understood
Why be a Technologist? ”What made you choose to be a technical professional?” Good evening! Do you believe in accidents? Do you believe in choice? When you go to an ice cream store, (assuming you like a particular ice cream) do you always select the same flavor? Do you really select that “favorite ice cream (or food) or does it select you? Does your physiology begin the cascade of chemicals as soon as you see that favorite flavor and … [Read more...] about #20 Why Are You A Technologist?