Tag Archives: social media

Twitter is in a death spiral

I’ve worked at a number of Silicon Valley startups and also mature major tech companies and there is one thing I’ve learned over those years – layoffs at a high tech company are the start of slow, sometimes fast, decline … Continue reading

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Blogging and views

Despite doing this blog for nearly three years I find the views I get fairly mysterious. Many years ago I did a blog and got nearly zero attention and thought, WTF, why bother with this. The world is filled with … Continue reading

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A couple of quick comments

While I’d known about this source for a long time I had the time to do more exploration and thus find the RationalWiki an excellent source. While it is heavily oriented toward debunking religion it also deals with other areas … Continue reading

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This generations sees its “flower power” dream end too

For most of you who are too young to remember the summer of love and flower power, you just witnessed a repeat when Facebook bought Oculus VR and thus has destroyed Kickstarter. Every generation has to have its crazy idealism, … Continue reading

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What is the point of blogging?

I don’t have any research (or references) to comment about other bloggers, but at least I can try to address this question for me. Or maybe I can if I think about it hard enough. After 20 months and nearly … Continue reading

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Reasons to unplug

This article is one of these lists about something I should do. Let’s take a look. It’s about health reasons why one should unplug, not a big issue for me, but I’ll comment anyway: Zaps Focus And Productivity: Might apply if … Continue reading

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Maybe it wasn’t worth saying?

You know how sometimes you’re talking about something and you either lose your train of thought and/or you’re interrupted and then you can’t recall what you were saying (I think this happens to everyone, not just me). Well, as they … Continue reading

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Impact of the wired world – 16

Actually a semi-decent article for once, about Facebook addiction and going on a Facebook diet. I really don’t have much to add to the article other than what I’ll be saying in my QuickReaction series today, but just wanted to … Continue reading

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Impact of wired world – 15

I’m surprised to see such an insightful article from TechCrunch, usually just an unabashed supporter of any social media stock scam. Basically this is one of many comments about the new search tool in Facebook, over-hyped as usual. Devin Coldewey … Continue reading

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Impact of wired world – 14

I’ve been so preoccupied with lots of other stuff it’s been a while since I commented on social media, esp. in the context of Dr. Tracy Dennis’ excellent blog. I’d read this post earlier but with more time for reflection … Continue reading

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