Tag: Social media

Facebook’s Data Mining

If a church or government were doing these things, it would feel authoritarian, but when technologists are the culprits, we seem hip, fresh, and inventive. People will accept ideas presented in technological form that would be abhorrent in any other form. It is utterly… Continue Reading “Facebook’s Data Mining”

Running Amok with Social Media

~What you hear depends on what you were thinking before you heard it~ I’ve sat on this one for awhile because I had to sort out what I thought about the whole deal. Read the post for yourself (Sexist Joke whistle-blower fired) but in summary,… Continue Reading “Running Amok with Social Media”

5 Lessons from Dr. Seuss (reblog)

5 Lessons from Dr. Seuss. One of the really nice things (I think) is the serendipitous way connections are made through social media. I liked Annie Murphy Paul‘s blog, signed up for her newsletter, and reblogged her latest newsletter today. One of her followers… Continue Reading “5 Lessons from Dr. Seuss (reblog)”

Therapy via @marcandangel

If you haven’t heard of Marc and Angel, you’ve been living in a cave or under a rock. Their ubiquitous lists are everywhere. Tweeted daily by their gazillion followers (think ‘groupies’) on nearly every form of social media out there, these snips of self-help,… Continue Reading “Therapy via @marcandangel”

Unintended Consequences

When I was a growing up, I did some pretty stupid things. Childish things. Behaviours that came from a place of immaturity, emotional hijack, or just plain establish-my-independence rebellion. And, I survived them all. Most Marvelous Parents also survived this process, eventually sending me… Continue Reading “Unintended Consequences”