Terry Waite: “Survival in Extreme Situations”

A great talk at the University of Winchester last night by Terry Waite. Terry was in Winchester for a dual purpose for the day, opening a new housing project with Emmaus during the day, and giving an interesting lecture in the evening to a packed-out audience.HighlightsI wasn't taking notes, so this is simply a brief summary of the 4 things that really struck a chord which have remained in mind overnight:In hostage negotiation, Terry Waite…

Academic Social Networking

Although I've been playing around with a number of social networking sites, trying to identify their potential, I've not look for any specific academic networking sites, and wondered if there were any.What is academic networking?Academic networking has a long tradition, both within and across institutions."Academic Networking is the development and maintenance of a network of contacts of people who have access to different sources of potentially useful information. These information sources may be related to…

I can’t believe it’s not Facebook

I love meeting new people, and I love making connections, therefore networking must be the thing for me, right? If I'm unconsciously networking, that's works, but at some point we need to shift to consciously networking, and I'm looking to ways to do this. FacebookI have used Facebook for online networking since end of 2006, although I didn't really get into it until about April 2007, since when I have used it quite a lot. Great…