I do wish I’d said that..#4 – “Do we have to pander? by Seth Godin”

Do we have to pander? (link to Seth’s Blog here) The road to the bottom is paved with good intentions, or at the very least, clever rationalizations. National Geographic goes into a cable TV partnership and ends up broadcasting shameless (shameful? same thing) reality shows, then justifies it as a way to make money toContinue reading “I do wish I’d said that..#4 – “Do we have to pander? by Seth Godin””

The Monday Morning Quote #172

“Don’t Eat Fortune’s Cookie” Michael Lewis (Princeton University’s 2012 Baccalaureate Remarks) Link here. Video here. Thank you. President Tilghman. Trustees and Friends. Parents of the Class of 2012. Above all, Members of the Princeton Class of 2012. Give yourself a round of applause. The next time you look around a church and see everyone dressedContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #172”

The Monday Morning Quote #170

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination are omnipotent. The slogan “press on” has solved and always willContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #170”

Grant for new device to monitor gum disease

From the newsletter of my old university, Newcastle upon Tyne or Newcastle University as it has been re-branded. When I was a student periodontology (study and treatment of gum disease) was poorly taught and it took me nearly 10 years to realise the importance of gums to both dental and general health. I’m pleased toContinue reading “Grant for new device to monitor gum disease”