Saved by S.U.P.E.R.

Got an audio file that Audacity can’t import?  Got a video file and need to grab the audio off it for a podcast?  Did you ask the sound guys at your conference to record the speakers onto DVD — and they created a DVD with VOB files? The last was my situation yesterday.  Having inadvertently deleted an audio file I recorded at the Global Summit, I dipped into the DVDs expecting data DVDs and found…

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Social responsibility: whose business is it?

A Reuters’ “Newsmaker” event that ties together news stories, blogs and a live online debate. The live debate is sponsored by Reuters, The Conference Board and the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative at Harvard University.  The panel will include a wide range of executives from the corporate and not for profit worlds. The live debate is going to happen at 6:30pm ET in the United States on 9 November, but if you miss that perhaps they’ll…

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Cultural ignorance and eBay Australia

Could eBay be any more out of touch with Australia?, originally uploaded by kerryank. As part of an international community, whether you sell, teach, or learn online – you need to take the culture and current events that affect people in other countries into consideration. Especially if you’re providing a service or trying to sell to them. One would think that a huge organisation that’s supposedly built on facilitating communications and sales would have this…

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