Tag Archives: Twitter

You Are Hired – Welcome To the New Media

There are plenty of bumper stickers prominently posted on the back of vehicles across the United States declaring we should distrust purveyors of information. “Don’t believe the media.” “Kill your Television.” This is all good and well. But there is … Continue reading

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Never Predict the End of the World. . . Twice: 5 Things 2011 Taught Us About Tomorrow

We are all living in the sonic boom of acceleration. It’s created when the bullwhip cracks, temporarily breaking the sound barrier. These little snaps are all around us now. 2011 saw the death of Apple Computer’s co-creator and visionary Steve … Continue reading

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The Beatitudes of the Inverse-Net

Rare books are made common. Hard to find music is laid at your fingertips. Old photographs. Out of print magazine articles. The internet is slowly gobbling up all these things and making them available to the world. At the touch … Continue reading

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The Internet Does Not Take Sick Days

Admit it? Sure, I admit it. I tend to take on too much. It’s not that I am necessarily an over achiever. I wouldn’t even say that I’m “driven,” or a “go-getter,” or any other descriptor that workaholics take on … Continue reading

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Death – The Last Internet Taboo

Here is a sad thought. After your death, more people will post condolences on your Facebook page than actually visit your real, dead, analog, human body in the funeral parlor. The internet is no longer an invention. It is now … Continue reading

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Three Cups of Sham. The Twitter Syndrome?

Greg Mortenson’s book “Three Cups of Tea” has recently come under fire for distorting facts. The supposed memoir is about Mortenson’s journey through Afghanistan, from near death, being nursed back to life by villagers, his alleged kidnapping by the Taliban, … Continue reading

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Dying In Real Time

A Southwest Airlines 737 flying from Phoenix to Sacramento was forced to make an  emergency landing in early April, 2011. A five foot hole ripped in the plane’s skin due to metal fatigue. Luckily, the plane landed and all the … Continue reading

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