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Another year of Chinese

Term is starting for Mandarin eveningclasses and I had better dust off last year’s work and see if any of it isstill lodged in my long-term memory. Of the class of eight, only two of usdecided to sit, and happily pass, the GCSE exam at the end of last term. My twospeeches on “My holiday […]

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Comments are a private matter

Friendly or informative comments on the Bloghave always been welcome, so it is a matter of some disappointment that thecommenting function on the ICIS blogs has been switched off. It seems that theservers were being swamped with spam. If you would like to post a comment on aposting, you can take the alternative route and […]

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MOVES: LinkedIn friends moving jobs

LinkedInhas just sent out this pleasant photo collage of all the Blog’s friends whomoved jobs in 2011. Apparently80 of you moved jobs, some voluntarily, some not so voluntarily. The Blog’snext quiz will be to spot who jumped and who was pushed …

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Showing off on LinkedIn

 A weekly LinkedIn Network Update has just landed in the Blog inbox, showing how industrious all my contacts have been in joining groups, connecting with each other, updating their profiles, linking to news articles, reading books, updating their status, and planning their trips via TripIt.   The TripIt application has testimonials or “Raves” from users […]

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Best Chemicals Trade Publication poll on LinkedIn

SOCMA, the US speciality chemical trade association is holding a poll to see which is the best chemicals trade publication.   You can vote if you have a LinkedIn account, and naturally you will want to vote for ICIS.   FAVORITE TRADE PUBLICATION QUICK POLLhttp://polls.linkedin.com/p/50851/gppih    

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Persecution via LinkedIn

There’s more persecution from LinkedIn on Tuesday morning at NPRA when Andy and I both get LinkedIn requests from a former Russian employee who has sent us an “invitation to connect.” At first sight, says Andy, the email with its smiling photo looks like it’s for Russian mail-order brides.   I’m already being pursued via […]

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Get unsubscribing

Even sophisticated spam-filtering fails to protect the Blog inbox from about ten emails a day from sources which are slightly relevant to petchems but unwanted nonetheless.   I never signed up for any of this stuff, so this week I made a concerted effort to unsubscribe to all junk email, rather than just delete it […]

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