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4 R’s Meme: Favorite Posts

Ken Allan tagged me to a rather unique meme, the 4 R’s Meme: Favorite Posts. He asks those tagged to select 4 of their favourite posts from their own blog, one from each of the categories: Rants, Resources, Reflections and Revelations. The posts are then listed with a brief summary on each describing: * why it was important, * why it had lasting value or impact, * how you would update it for today. The intrepid bloggers are to tag all of their selected posts with the label postsofthepast and…

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Blogs by Indian Learning Professionals and Companies

Last December I posted top 10 blogs by learning professionals in India. Since then I have come across many other blogs by learning professionals and companies in India. Here are the blogs by learning professionals and companies in India that I read.Individual blogs:Writers Gateway - Rupa RajagopalanSpeak Out - Archana NarayananFree as in Freedom - Sumeet MogheIDiot - Geeta BoseDesigned for Learning - Taruna GoelInstructional Design: On the road to learning - Sreya DuttaViplav Baxi’s Meanderings - Viplav BaxieCube, Collaborative Learning Environment - various authorsRandom Ideas - Mousumi GhoshEducation,Technology,Ideas,India -…

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It is the Content, Stupid!

It must be the technology bug in me or just the man in me wanting to play with new toys. In my quest to explore different blogging platforms, I have tried my hand at Blogger, Wordpress.com and self hosted Wordpress. Typepad required me to provide credit card information to sign-up and other platforms just didn’t seem popular enough. I searched and researched the comparisons between Blogger and Wordpress. Most comparison posts compare Blogger and self hosted Wordpress. However I found this really useful post that compares Blogger and Wordpress.com, which…

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Are job sites encouraging attrition?

I have been fascinated by the recent advertisements of job sites. All bosses are shown as being really mean. Remember Hari Sadu? Or the bosses in ‘Guess whose heard from us lately’ ad. It’s really funny watching these ads. Remind me of old bollywood films (actually true for many new ones too) where characters are shown with exaggerated stereotypical characteristics.And then there is the Happy Kumar ad. It reminds me of a conversation I had with someone who came to me to discuss this ‘fantastic’ offer she had and wanted…

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