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Boring Labourious and Overly… what? (BLOG)


I read a funny joke called BOOK (Bio-Optic Organised Knowledge) – here’s a taster:

BOOK is a revolutionary breakthrough in technology; no wires, no electric circuits, no batteries, nothing to be connected or switched on. It’s so easy to use even a child can operate it. Compact and portable, it can be used anywhere, even sitting in an armchair by the fire, yet it is powerful enough to hold as much information as a CD-ROM disc.

Don’t forget to scroll down and read the “rebuttal”:

But, as the record clearly shows, this BOOK technology has no useful market
outcome, in that during the entire period of the Renaissance, historians can
find no evidence of a single IPO.

Before investing in BOOK I recommend you ask some hard questions – is it Web2.0 compliant? How does it deal with version control? copyright? is it friendly to the environment? portable in quantity? distribution channels low cost? Collaborative features?

I remember the old Apple joke acronym for MACINTOSH – Machine Always Crashing If Not The Operating System Hangs. Anyone got any others? Maybe for the TELEVISION or BLOG?
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Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

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