6 July 2012 ............... Length about 300 words (3,000 bytes).
(Document started on 23 Aug 2010.)
This is a WWW document maintained by
Steve Draper, installed at http://www.psy.gla.ac.uk/~steve/best/newthoughts.html.
You may copy it.
How to refer to it.
Web site logical path:
Thoughts for any day
Department of Psychology,
University of Glasgow.
Time management: "... the tumult and boredom of everyday life -- itself
an unceasing and futile pursuit, consumed by plans"
"Our job is not to be teacherly, but enabling"
What if they drop out after a year? Will they have 0.25 of each graduate attribute?
Sarcasm at work: "How are you?" "Exhausted from happiness."
Candidate terms for a rapidly spreading kind of trauma which now affects
millions of people every day: when your ITC stops working
[copied from Donald Knuth http://www-cs-faculty.stanford.edu/~uno/news08.html
- notwork failure (Joshua Levy)
- cyber despair (David Eisenbud, Talin)
- technitis (Chuck McManis)
- compu-terror (Steve Diamond)
- cyber burned or cyburned (Betsy Zeller, Dave Marvit)
- techno lost (Ned Holbrook)
- byte-bitten (Robert Sapolsky)
- digital dread (Aza Raskin)
- techno angst (Jono DiCarlo)
- irritable bit syndrome (Charles Merriam)
- bot rot (Bruce Baumgart)
- PC panic (J. H. Quick, student)
- PCsick, rhymes with seasick (Bruce Baumgart)
- Vista-vexation (Ryan Zoerner)
Extradited to the land of no return.