Monthly Archives: September 2010

Netflix | Reference Guide on our Freedom & Responsibility Culture

The following is a presentation from Netflix’ “Why Join Netflix?” http://www.netflix.com/Jobs?lnkceData=22&lnkce=ftrlnk&trkid=992959. I was so impressed, I transcribed the whole thing below the slide presentation. Reed Hastings has been commended for the kind of company Netflix has become. Reading below, I

Netflix | Reference Guide on our Freedom & Responsibility Culture

The following is a presentation from Netflix’ “Why Join Netflix?” http://www.netflix.com/Jobs?lnkceData=22&lnkce=ftrlnk&trkid=992959. I was so impressed, I transcribed the whole thing below the slide presentation. Reed Hastings has been commended for the kind of company Netflix has become. Reading below, I

The Sabbath | Notes & Review

Abraham Joshua Heschel. The Sabbath: its meaning for modern man. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1951, 1979. (118 pages) [VIA: This is one one of the few books in my library where every page is worth quoting. Below is a small

The Sabbath | Notes & Review

Abraham Joshua Heschel. The Sabbath: its meaning for modern man. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1951, 1979. (118 pages) [VIA: This is one one of the few books in my library where every page is worth quoting. Below is a small

American Teen | Notes & Review

http://www.americanteenthemovie.com [PG-13] — VIA — A bit voyeuristic, this documentary may be more accurately entitled “White Mid-Western American Teen.” I mean no disregard to the producers or the subjects of the film by that qualification, but simply as an observation

American Teen | Notes & Review

http://www.americanteenthemovie.com [PG-13] — VIA — A bit voyeuristic, this documentary may be more accurately entitled “White Mid-Western American Teen.” I mean no disregard to the producers or the subjects of the film by that qualification, but simply as an observation

TED Talks Worth Talking About | Chris Anderson: How web video powers global innovation

http://www.ted.com/talks/chris_anderson_how_web_video_powers_global_innovation.html There are 9 billion people coming our way. Dancers have created a whole global laboratory online. Kids in Japan are taking moves from a YouTube video created in Detroit, building on it within days and releasing a new video,

TED Talks Worth Talking About | Chris Anderson: How web video powers global innovation

http://www.ted.com/talks/chris_anderson_how_web_video_powers_global_innovation.html There are 9 billion people coming our way. Dancers have created a whole global laboratory online. Kids in Japan are taking moves from a YouTube video created in Detroit, building on it within days and releasing a new video,

Leaving Church | Notes & Review

Barbara Brown Taylor. Leaving Church: A Memoir of Faith. HarperOne, 2006. (252 pages) “You do not have to die in order to discover the truth of this teaching, in other words. You only need to lose track of who you

Leaving Church | Notes & Review

Barbara Brown Taylor. Leaving Church: A Memoir of Faith. HarperOne, 2006. (252 pages) “You do not have to die in order to discover the truth of this teaching, in other words. You only need to lose track of who you

Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits

Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits, NYTimes.com, September 6, 2010. A few quotes worth highlighting: For instance, instead of sticking to one study location, simply alternating the room where a person studies improves retention. So does studying distinct

Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits

Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits, NYTimes.com, September 6, 2010. A few quotes worth highlighting: For instance, instead of sticking to one study location, simply alternating the room where a person studies improves retention. So does studying distinct

Poets, Prophets, & Preachers | Notes & Review

As I listen through the presentations, I’ll be taking notes, and inserting my notes within brackets [VIA: …]. Please note that this is not an exact transcript. I take full responsibility for any misrepresentation of content. https://www.robbell.com/work/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=3 1 – The

Poets, Prophets, & Preachers | Notes & Review

As I listen through the presentations, I’ll be taking notes, and inserting my notes within brackets [VIA: …]. Please note that this is not an exact transcript. I take full responsibility for any misrepresentation of content. https://www.robbell.com/work/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=3 1 – The

Book of Eli | Notes & Review

The Book of Eli [R]. Perhaps I am reading way too much into this, but this one main interpretation came to mind: ESSENES. From what we know of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Essenes — the Jewish separatist sectarian group

Book of Eli | Notes & Review

The Book of Eli [R]. Perhaps I am reading way too much into this, but this one main interpretation came to mind: ESSENES. From what we know of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Essenes — the Jewish separatist sectarian group

Radical Evolution | Notes & Review

Joel Garreau. Radical Evolution: The Promise and Peril of Enhancing Our Minds, Our Bodies — and What It Means to Be Human. Broadway Books, 2005. (384 pages) http://www.garreau.com/index.cfm Prologue: The Future of Human Nature Confusion is a word we have

Radical Evolution | Notes & Review

Joel Garreau. Radical Evolution: The Promise and Peril of Enhancing Our Minds, Our Bodies — and What It Means to Be Human. Broadway Books, 2005. (384 pages) http://www.garreau.com/index.cfm Prologue: The Future of Human Nature Confusion is a word we have

Logos 4 giveaway

Logos Bible Software is giving away thousands of dollars of prizes to celebrate the launch of Logos Bible Software 4 Mac on October 1. Prizes include an iMac, a MacBook Pro, an iPad, an iPod Touch, and more than 100

Logos 4 giveaway

Logos Bible Software is giving away thousands of dollars of prizes to celebrate the launch of Logos Bible Software 4 Mac on October 1. Prizes include an iMac, a MacBook Pro, an iPad, an iPod Touch, and more than 100