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]
So anyway, I had a totally amazing phone conversation with an equally-amazing friend last night. It lasted for four hours (although it didn’t feel like it at all, and the only way I knew this was by sneaking a glance at my cell phone’s clock and the runtime on the call just before hanging up). … More The lost art of being in the Here and Now
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
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
I didn’t mean to. Really, I didn’t. It just sort of happened. A little over a year ago, I was quite the regular on Facebook. I posted a lot, shared a lot, commented on a lot, participated in several various groups, and so on. Then came the realization that I’m an Aspie (Asperger’s) and the … More Pulling away from social media
You may know the type… You’ve posted something on Facebook or Twitter (or insert your social media of choice here), or perhaps your blog. You posted it because you had read it and thought it was cool. Or you wrote it because you felt like it had to be said. You were doing what you … More The “Swoopers”
So anyway, my big honking exam took place this morning. I have no idea how I did. I’ll find out in May. Yep, May. It’s a little frightening how three and a half years of various classes and conferences and three solid weeks of relentless studying get distilled down into just about three hours. Those … More Where was I?