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  • Liking Ourselves to Death

    The past two days we’ve been looking at the power of the Internet and social media to ensnare our brains and polarize us against one another. Truth be told, this is all coming from…

  • Confirming Our Bias

    Yesterday I ranted a bit about the Internet and its effects on us all. Turns out I’m not the only one. There are a number of Silicon Valley pioneers regretting…

  • YouTube and you

    At the risk of sounding like an anti-tech curmudgeon, I am growing more and more concerned about the www (Wild, Wild, West) of the Internet. Facebook is putting out TV commercials to…

  • Your Most Prized Possession in the 21st Century

    In a recent article, former Facebook President Sean Parker shockingly…

  • Advertising is not innocent

    One of the most surprising effects of the Internet has been the radical shift from an information age to an advertising age. Think about how many tech giants gain almost all of…

  • Does Facebook make you feel better, or worse?

    I used to refer to Facebook and other social media as “Timesuck,” for obvious reasons. But I have to confess that lately…

  • screamfree following

    Thanks for Following Me???

    I don’t know about you Android folks, but sometime last year my iPhone graduated from auto-correct to auto-suggest. Whenever I’m typing an email on my phone, Siri starts to insert suggested words above the keyboard, generously offering to complete my sentences. I do not find this appealing; perhaps I now know how my wife feels when I do the same with her. (I apologize, Jenny).

  • ICYMI — 11

    Most Fridays you’ll find me here posting links to interesting things I found while looking around the internet. I post them here just in case you missed it. Hence the title of the post. Get it? I don’t think it’ll come as a shock to hear that people are often less than completely truthful when […]

  • ICYMI — 7

    Most Fridays I try to post links to interesting things I found while looking around these internets. Here’s this week’s list: Nick Gillespie writes a pretty “on the nose” article in the most recent issue of Time Magazine titled “Millennials are Selfish and Entitled and Helicopter Parents Are to Blame” — of course, I’d like […]

  • ICYMI — 6

    Most Fridays I try to post some links to interesting things I’ve found while looking around the internet. Glennon Doyle Melton over at Momastery did the ultimate kitchen makeover this week. It’s probably not what you think. Most of us know the old saying, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” What […]