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Monday, December 22, 2014

The new technology is ready for you. Part 2

Posted by William on May 23, 2012

One of the functions I’ll enjoy the most in FitnessWorld will be the InfoExchanges (or forums, or message boards — identified on the map by the push pin in the corner). Fitness centers are widely scattered, which isolates the decision makers from one another. At the local level, it may be awkward to share business talk with someone who is your competitor, and those farther away whom you consider to be helpful colleagues are not easy to reach. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

The new technology is ready for you. Part 1

Posted by William on

Don’t ask me if I am ready for the new technology. That’s a burdensome, if not downright scary, question. There’s so much going on “out there” and so much hype about “cyberspace” and the “information superhighway” that it makes the mind want to look for a quiet place where it can think familiar, comforting thoughts. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

Delusions of regulating the Internet. Part 2

Posted by William on November 4, 2011

Excuse me? Canadian content!? If she has her way, then we will soon see a tax on your usage of the Internet. The monies that you pay will go into a giant, Ottawa controlled, politician-accessed slush fund, to be parceled out to those Canadian multimedia companies best equipped to work the political system. That particular slime of the earth — lobbyists — will have particular influence on the types of Web pages we will see.

WAIT! There is more to read… read on »