Tag Archive | "social sharing"

Welcome to the Cultural Singularity

Tuesday, August 28, 2012


I love to read about technology stuff, being the nerdy/inquisitive person that I am. One of the ideas that has been occupying my thoughts recently has been the concept of the Technological Singularity, as described by titan of the computing world Bill Joy. The idea, simply put, is that technological progress will exponentially increase once […]

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You Are What You Tweet: Social Media Is Your Autobiography

Sunday, April 22, 2012


US Twitter Activity

I saw a very interesting tweet the other day. I can’t remember the exact wording of it, and I can’t recall who said it, but the message stuck with me. It went something like: “Your body is the most accurate diary you can keep in your life.” It got me thinking about other things in […]

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Online Inequality: The Widening Content Gap

Tuesday, March 27, 2012


Content Inequality

Normally, I love the brutal honesty and sheer madness of the internet, but there is one thing I’ve noticed that bothers me. There is an increasing disconnect between the people who create and disseminate content, and those who passively consume it. In many ways, the internet functions like a global economy. The only difference is that economies […]

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How Twitter Taught Me the Secret of the Universe

Thursday, March 15, 2012


One of my daily activities that constantly provides me with insights into life is Twitter. In addition to meeting great people and finding useful information, Twitter has taught me a great deal about how to be successful in life’s many ventures. The lessons Twitter has taught me are simple, but the implications are profound. What Twitter has […]

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Facebook’s Frictionless Sharing Is Bad For You

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

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The term “slippery slope” gets thrown around a lot these days, but I feel that I’ve finally found a situation where it can be justly used. Facebook’s increasingly automatic sharing of users content is a troubling development for social media, and for more than the fact that you can now see just how many times your significant […]

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