Category Archives: Connected life

A suggestion for Facebook

OK–I’ll get off of my Facebook rant after this one, at least until the next time I’m provoked. I have a suggestion that might actually improve things. As Jeron Lanier and others have pointed out, the problem with Facebook is … Continue reading

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A social media suggestion

Every “share this” meme you see on Facebook is put there by someone with an agenda. In some cases the agenda is commercial (more clicks = more money). In some cases it’s political. In some cases it’s trolls trying to … Continue reading

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Facebook, it appears we must redefine the nature of our association

In this wonderful scene from the movie Tombstone, Doc Holliday, played by Val Kilmer, learns that his tuberculosis is getting worse, and he decides to send his girlfriend away. But first, she denies that there’s a problem and feeds one … Continue reading

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Lessons I’ve learned the hard way #69

We’re never going to agree about everything, but we can continue to talk.

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Lessons I’ve learned the hard way #19

Making plans by phone is probably 100x more efficient than doing so by text or email.

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Lessons I’ve learned the hard way #16

Big tech companies and social media platforms are not our friends.

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