Facebook is that social media platform that it’s cool to love to hate. Personally, I don’t hate it, per se–it has its (constructive) uses–but this is probably only because I’ve figured out how to make it work for me (before I reached my frustration threshold), which, for many, might be a case of trial-and-error, with … More Don’t be that guy [Facebook edition]
It’s been almost nine months since that fateful September day when I had finally had it up to here (points to the chin or the eyebrows, or somewhere in between) with my iPhone 5. Its agonizing decline was so gradual and, well, agonizing that I felt compelled to write about it at the time, since … More iPhone hygiene: how I make (and keep) my phone tolerable
It’s been a long-arse time since I’ve written a post like this (try 4.5 years since the last post lol, which had come 2.5 years after the first edition), and so much has changed since then, giving me that much more material to pick apart, so I thought a more current edition of this phenomenon was in … More 7 Annoying habits of highly-defective websites [May 2017 Edition]
Dear Twitter and Firefox: Stop it. I don’t know which one of you started it. But I’m pretty sure that you’re both at least partially to blame. In a previous post, I discussed my disgust with constant technology upgrades, and how they screw users in favor of device manufacturers and advertising firms. I totally understand … More Dear Twitter and Firefox – Stop It
Remember back when a new operating system release was a big deal, and software developers went to huge lengths to prevent unauthorized (read: non-paying) people from getting their hands on it? “We need to get paid,” they reasoned. Fast forward a few years (or a couple decades). Remember the surprise you probably experienced in more … More Tired of the Technology Arms Race
I was born in the later ’70s, which means that I did most of my growing up in the ’80s and ’90s. The technology of the time was bigger, bulkier, and more rudimentary. I loved it. I could make anything work. I hooked up my Nintendo and VCR to separate channels on TV, which also … More I have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. And I screw up electronics.
Dear CEOs of SEO/Marketing companies, Guys (and it’s usually guys, although occasionally, some women get in on the act as well) we need to have a talk. You keep following me on Twitter. I don’t know why. My Twitter account blatantly states that I’m Aspergian/autistic. That is to say, in more common (but less correct) … More SEO / Marketing people on Twitter, you’re doing it wrong