rolling with the haters, and begging for feedback or questions

While not getting too specific about who it was who irritated me the other day, while I was doing this roku account on twitter, I’d like talk about criticism and how I’ve chosen to use social media. To be clear, I’m neither a good American nor a well-integrated German visitor. Other expats or immigrants or… Continue reading rolling with the haters, and begging for feedback or questions

Hiding behind the curtain

A┬átopic that I find myself thinking about when considering what to write about here has to do with the ‘Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain‘ line that I’ve had on this blog since I started it. See, I’ve talked with plenty of people about online privacy and blogging and how much of… Continue reading Hiding behind the curtain

Why do people take the wrong things about Facebook so seriously?

  Ok, the first thing I want to say is that when it comes to Feckbook, people just need to settle down. It’s a platform that has changed not just the landscape of the Internet, but has altered the way many people live their lives. It’s not going anywhere in the foreseeable future, so either… Continue reading Why do people take the wrong things about Facebook so seriously?

Social media strategies: what NOT to do

  Have been doing more freelance work with┬ásocial media recently, and this cartoon had me chuckling. How many times have you been stumbling round the web, and one of your friends, that you thought wasn’t so bad, made one of these blunders. No emo status updates people. Truly – it’s just bad form. The Complainer’s… Continue reading Social media strategies: what NOT to do

when you’re gone spending ends, they don’t come no more

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXg83FnUbKc&w=420&h=315] (not sure why they include the photo of Josephine Baker with this tune on You Tube, but I chose it for the performance not the picture) Several different places the last several days, I’ve seen it mentioned and I didn’t want to let it go by without saying something myself. This is the… Continue reading when you’re gone spending ends, they don’t come no more