When People Think the Worst of You

Typically, I don’t care one bit about what others think about me. The reality of that situation is that it’s none of my business. However, the internet is a place where large groups of people can think the worst of you, band together, and then attempt to destroy your life. When I worked at MySpaceContinue reading “When People Think the Worst of You”

Blocked by Formal Education

Once it became obvious that my teachers were of inferior intellect, I became an autodidact with a mentor who lacked experience. THE END OF HIGH SCHOOLIn 1982, my senior year had just begun in high school. The impetus for me to put forth anything resembling effort was almost non-existent. But there was ONE thing thatContinue reading “Blocked by Formal Education”

Facebook Manipulation

PREFACESocial networking was truly fun in the 90s. I made my own NEW connections, joined my own groups, and was never in anything resembling an echo chamber. One great example was mIRC. I had joined a group called “Married But Flirting.” Of course, very few people were married, and nobody was flirting. It was namedContinue reading “Facebook Manipulation”

Online Insults

It’s a truly rare event when I see a comment. Not too long ago, I got a comment on one of my videos. “Sounds like you need some drum lessons. Hit me up if you’re in the area.” This is the kind of comment that I can see being taken as an insult. To me,Continue reading “Online Insults”

Thoughts: “The Social Dilemma” on Netflix, Modern Social Networking, and a Brief History

I watched The Social Dilemma on Netflix yesterday. What these tech workers said struck a major chord with me, and I think that it is something worthy of discussion. The Netflix DocumentaryIf you have not yet seen this, below is a clip from YouTube. In The Social Dilemma, a variety of Tech workers discuss theirContinue reading “Thoughts: “The Social Dilemma” on Netflix, Modern Social Networking, and a Brief History”

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