Monthly Archives: March 2015

Pride and media consumption

I enjoyed reading the Unbearable Lightness of Being so much that I read every book by Milan Kundera. I also read every book by Albert Camus because I enjoyed reading La Peste so much. Laura M. Holson wrote an article about “Unplugging without FOMO” which I skimmed after someone on twitter commented on twitter that  and… Read More »

Setting up Chromecast

Setting up Chromecast takes four steps 1. Plug it in 2. Connect to chromecast wifi 3 type appropriate wifi password for home network 4. wait as chromecast updates Now you can use it from your devices. It’s like setting up a gopro camera. If you’ve managed that you can do this-

Social media, loneliness and isolation.

“The pathology of social media is all about loneliness” Social media professionals take the weekend off. Twitter users use hashtags so that their content can be found without being followed. Everything is turned towards discoverability rather than commitment and conversation. Social media practitioners know that people aren’t listening attentively so they repeat and repeat in… Read More »

The apple watch will put no one out to pasture. Have you seen how many people from my generation can’t even read books on a kindle? What will put the web out to pasture is the tabloid/gossip magazine style of writing. Too many mainstream media hubs and blogging platforms write for the clueless and emotional… Read More »