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Twelvetide 19:03 and so to the land of the eagles

Dave Snowden

While my the first hill was Moel Fammau, my first mountain was Yr Wyddfa, the name being a reference to a legend of it being a cairn thrown over the giant Rhitta Gawr after his defeat by Arthur. It’s English name Snowdon means snow hill in Old English.

The Puzzling Economic Impact of Transformative Technologies

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

“General purpose technologies (GPTs) are engines for growth ,…” wrote Erik Brynjolfsson , Daniel Rock , and Chad Syverson in The Productivity J-Curve , a working paper recently published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). “These are the defining technologies of their times and can radically change the economic environment.

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best finds of 2019

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. Here are some of the best for 2019. Word of the Year.

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How to Manage Corporate Training When Your Company is Growing Fast: Part 1


Managing employee training when a company is growing rapidly can be a challenge. Many organizations are already working within a limited training budget and/or have a smaller training team than they need. Despite this, employee training is critical.

The Xmas 12: 1 It all starts with sausages

Dave Snowden

I finally decided on the theme for my traditional (well I’ve done it more than once) Twelve Days of Christmas post. I got a myriad of good suggestions in so I am sorted out for a few years to come!

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Upcoming TK2020’s new approach

Clark Quinn

Amongst the conferences I go to (frequently the eLearning Guild events, others as invited or doing something) is ATD’s Techknowledge. And I’ll be there again this coming year (get 10% with this code: 30TK2020). And while I think both offerings are of interest, one is more problematic. So I’m asking your help in dealing with the upcoming TK2020’s new approach. It’s in San Jose, which is always nice since it means I don’t have to get on a plane. (I

Graham McTavish Watt

Harold Jarche

The only person to ever have guest blogged here is Graham Watt, a friend for almost 20 years. I met Graham as I was beginning my freelance career in 2003. With no commute or regular hours I could cycle during the day and drop by the local café for a chat.

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The Xmas 12: 2 A place of pilgrimage

Dave Snowden

I have vague memories of early holidays. I know, because I have been told, that the first was in Tenby. I also have vague memories of a guest house in Rhosneigr on the west coast of Anglesey.:

releasing the Evil Spirits

Dave Snowden

I can’t say that 2019 has been the best of years.

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Releasing the evil spirits

Dave Snowden

I can’t say that 2019 has been the best of years.

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