Social Networks Are Making Us Lonely – JacksGap.
This was pretty much my reaction when I saw the Israeli Defense Force’s blog last night.
A little bit about me: I went to a University with an adjunct program that allowed students to create their own individualized majors (it’s called the Johnston Center). You see, my interests and passions were too diverse for me to settle with one single field of study. We didn’t have letter grades — that doesn’t… Continue reading Netlabel
You are a Twitter addict. You maintain multiple blogs, connect with friends and classmates on Facebook, are never far from your iPhone to check in to Foursquare and are a frequent reviewer on Yelp. In short, you are a social networking junkie. In that case, probably you don’t need to read this post, because probably… Continue reading Empire Avenue: The timesuck that capitalizes on your social media empire
Author Nicholas Carr: The Web Shatters Focus, Rewires Brains | Wired Magazine. This article has forced me to think hard about a couple things: 1) that I should reconsider my notification settings for Twitter and other social media. As the article says, most of those live, up-to-the-minute updates aren’t actually all that interesting; most of… Continue reading The web is a distraction engine
i seriously don’t know whether to applaud this or groan loudly. YouTube – THE NEW DORK – Entrepreneur State of Mind Jay-Z ft Alicia Keys Spoof | Grasshopper.com via @mashable
this was a big deal on twitter a couple weeks back and i never had time to check it out. you can watch the full film (it’s 35 minutes) on hulu, and i recommend it. it’s a great look at the emerging economy of new startups that are coming out of people who’ve been laid… Continue reading lemonade
yesterday, SocialToo announced they were discontinuing the auto-unfollow feature associated with the services they offered. this more or less confirms my own suspicions when i went to clean out the people @ArcanePalette was following a few days ago and get rid of the spammers, marketers, and others that, from a reading and using Twitter standpoint, weren’t really adding… Continue reading Twitter kills bulk and automated unfollows…and we’re disappointed why?
I met a high school girl today when erin and I were going to pick gavin up from his first day of preschool. Mostly she and erin talked, I just quietly carried lilah on my shoulders. She introduced herself (her real name escapes me) and she said something that struck me instantly as a bit… Continue reading a girl named jinx