Jeffrey Mann

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2014’s New Years Anti-Resolutions

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 1, 2014  |  Submit a Comment

For the past several years, I have written a series of blog posts on anti-resolutions for the new year. Publishing predictions in a blog or video post around this time of year is easy and predictable. So I won’t. If lots of people do something, that usually is enough reason for me not to do it. My resolutions are “anti” […]

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TED Global: Day 0

by Jeffrey Mann  |  July 12, 2010  |  4 Comments

I arrived in Oxford, UK today for the TED Global conference  have been looking forward to this specifically for almost a year, and generally since I first heard about from friends who went to one one of the first TED (technology, education, design) conferences organized by Richard Saul Wurman. The conference’s influence has grown enormously […]

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Reassuring Ambition and Activity at PCC Conference

by Jeffrey Mann  |  June 15, 2009  |  Submit a Comment

We went into this year’s Portal, Content and Collaboration (PCC) Summit event with a bit of trepidation, or at least I did. With the somber economic news leading to reports of spending cuts and travel bans, I expected light attendance and listless participants with no room to initiate new activities. That is what I remember […]

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