Live traffic updates: Gotthard tunnel traffic update Everyone talks about smart phones today. What about smart blog posts ? I am just testing this new idea of intelligent blog posts on ppalme.blogspot.com. It is not just a post on a blog with text and pictures.Iit also contains small little widgets. One widget for example is showing all the twitter tweets with the hashtag #Gotthardtunnel. Additionally it displays live webcams along the way and has a link to the google traffic map showing the area of the Gotthard tunnel motorway A2. Blog posts are easy to display on smart phones and won´t require any apps programming and downloading for the end user. So drivers can easily get an update on how the traffic flow is towards the Gotthard tunnel and away. Other drivers can use the hastag #Gotthardtunnel to update on the traffic along the way. I can add at any time more and more intelligence to the blog post as I go along. I just did. Now it includes a google news rss feed on the latest news on the Gotthard tunnel. Please see my example : Gotthard tunnel traffic update
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The role model for New Business Development is without doubt Steve Jobs and his biogrphy is now avialable Steve Jobs
. Here are some of his top inspirational quotes and they might help to guide you in your visionary journey:
“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life”. (Steve Jobs, Standford commmencement ceremony 2005). Reference: CNBC
“Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarassement or failure — these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.” (Steve Jobs, Standford commmencement ceremony 2005). Reference: CNBC
“Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.” (Steve Jobs, Standford commmencement ceremony 2005). Reference: CNBC
“You’ve got to find what you love”. (Steve Jobs, Standford commmencement ceremony 2005). Reference: Stanford University
“I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life and no idea how college was going to help me figure it out.” (Steve Jobs, Standford commmencement ceremony 2005). Reference: Stanford University
“So I decided to drop out and trust that it would all work out OK. It was pretty scary at the time, but looking back it was one of the best decisions I ever made. ” (Steve Jobs, Standford commmencement ceremony 2005). Reference: Stanford University
“And much of what I stumbled into by following my curiosity and intuition turned out to be priceless later on.” (Steve Jobs, Standford commmencement ceremony 2005). Reference: Stanford University
“Again, you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. (Steve Jobs, Standford commmencement ceremony 2005). Reference: Stanford University
“I didn’t see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.” (Steve Jobs, Standford commmencement ceremony 2005). Reference: Stanford University
” Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. I’m convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did. You’ve got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” (Steve Jobs, Standford commmencement ceremony 2005). Reference: Stanford University
“”If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.” It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” And whenever the answer has been “No” for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.” (Steve Jobs, Standford commmencement ceremony 2005). Reference: Stanford University
“Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.” (Steve Jobs, Standford commmencement ceremony 2005). Reference: Stanford University
“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” (Steve Jobs, Standford commmencement ceremony 2005). Reference: Stanford University
“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” Reference: BrainyQuote
“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” Reference: Brainy Quote
“Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.” Reference: Brainy Quote
“To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.” Reference: Brainy Quote
“Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me … Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful… that’s what matters to me.” Reference: Wikiquote
There are so many excellent videos for learning on youtube. It is difficult though to make the selection all by myself. Therefore I invite you to enter your favourite youtube videos in the comment section below this post.
Below are some suggestions.
With our new ipad we spend half hour on the week-ends with our two children age 3 and 7 watching educational videos that fit to our conversations. They are interested in the cosmos and solar sytem, volcanos, rockets, cars, ….
I found an excellent video of a rocket flying into space. The video camera is outside of the rocket filming the whole journey from earth into space.
There is the ABC Song
The eruption of a volcano
Why papa was delayed on his last flight due to the eruption of a volcano in iceland
The current oil spill explained:
I get seldom exited about new technology, but when I do I do.
I just watched this video on YouTube:
Looking at the ease of use, the size of the device and the way people work with it I just see a quantum leap in man machine communication happening which will alter the way we do things in the future, the way we work and learn.