Archive for December 2nd, 2004

Knowledge as Company Property

Thursday, December 2nd, 2004

Christina points to an interesting post on Mopsos about the legal obligations of logging information and how our employers might own even our thoughts. Mapsos connects it to employers owning company blogs. I read it almost twelve hours ago and it’s something I’m still pondering without forming a coherent, solid response.

Putting Math Online

Thursday, December 2nd, 2004

During the question period of the panel I was on at the ASIST Annual Meeting, someone asked about ways to put mathematical notations online. The other day, a physicist just happened to mention something that caught my attention and I learned a bit about LaTeX, which allows mathematical and scientific notation. He mentioned the Wikipedia […]

Why Do People Blog?

Thursday, December 2nd, 2004

I get asked this all the time, so it’s nice to be able to point to a list of answers by thirty-six bloggers. Frank Paynter, whom I think I met over dim sum, started the conversation. Since the initial post, he’s received more responses. Among the commenters: Berkman fellow David Weinberger, Enoch Choi, and Seth […]