Notes on a single point of failure.
Blogging never "died"; it's just become harder to see. But it's as crucial as ever.
With Facebook out of my life, it's all the easier to spot unproductive discourse of all kinds, because of what else it reminds me of.
Outside of the social media bubble, the void.
A year and change ago, I mostly quit social media. I don't think that's likely to change.
On life without Facebook. (It's pretty good.)
On the hazards of being someone else's product via social networking.
Diaspora*: The escape hatch from Facebook, et al. (And maybe also from the dead end that LiveJournal is turning into.) Even the New York Times is interested. Is it feasible? Yes; everything I've seen tells me this is not just...