Recent posts tagged social media


Leaving The Nest

When a Tweeter considers exiting.


Intake And Output

If I were to make a Venn diagram with two elements labeled Things I Have Fun Watching/Reading and Things I Want To Bring Into The World, one would be an entire subset of the other.


Four Years Of Facelessness

According to the fossil record, I quit using Facebook about four years ago, give or take a month. I'm still off. I regret nothing.



A photographer deleted his social media presence to save his creative instincts. A wise idea.



Notes on a single point of failure.

Nobloggy But Me

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.

The Problem With The Rat Race Is That Even If You Win, You're Still A Rat

On media both social and antisocial.

Philosophizing With A Megaphone

On Twitter as a case study in technical non-solutions to social problems.

The Attention Thieves

Boredom's not a burden anyone should bear.

The Loud And The Desperate

"Your image does not need curation, because all you are doing is broadcasting your desperation."


Face Down In The Cesspool

A year and change ago, I mostly quit social media. I don't think that's likely to change.


My New Brain Dept.

On life without Facebook. (It's pretty good.)


Medium, Neither Rare Nor Well Done Dept.

They were complaining about the movies being scorched earth in 1937.

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