Content management à la office

Imagine a box. A container rather. It stands in the middle of your office. Whenever someone on your team finishes some task, she throws the notes and related information into this container. Everyone does it. Whenever the box is about to overflow, someone comes and builds up its sides. Hence, files and information do no overspill. And you continue throwing things in. Imagine you are trying to find something in this container, something particular… I have recently landed up in a place of no organisation — absolute chaos of administrative and operational information with no structure and no point of … Continue reading Content management à la office

Houellebecq, Michel “Submission”

The special thing about literature, the major art form of Western civilisation now ending before our eyes, is not hard to define. Only literature can give you access to a spirit from beyond the grave – a more direct, more complete, deeper access than you’d have in conversation with a friend. Even in our deepest, most lasting friendships, we never speak as openly as when we face a blank page and address a reader we don’t know. Continue reading Houellebecq, Michel “Submission”