With great frivolity comes great responsibility

[Editor’s Note: I shared a little rant on Facebook this Sat night which attracted a fair bit of attention. I figured some of you ‘Twitter people’ would enjoy it too.] Dear Facebook, Have you noticed that the news feed has become boring, bloody predictable, and nauseatingly egotistical? Same old profile picture changes, same old likes, …

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I don’t NEED…

To err is human, to forgive divine. – Alexander Pope To iterate is human, to recurse divine. – Peter Deutsch To add is human, to subtract divine. – Old uLaaR saying I don’t NEED meat. I don’t NEED eggs. I don’t NEED dairy products. I don’t NEED to be a glutton. I don’t NEED leather products. I …

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Of leaky boats and writing in the connected age

A writer is tasked with writing an article. His progress is akin to a man’s exertions on a paddle boat. Smooth rowing strokes at rhythmic intervals gets him closer and closer to his island┬ádestination. So what’s the catch in the analogy? Why are so many writers and bloggers struggling in the age of Facebook, Twitter …

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Decoding a power-packed Facebook status update

After a long time, I came across a Facebook status update which deserves highlighting. Here’s the 45-word beauty sans PII: Watched Mamma Mia in SF today and loved it. It made me want to hit the dance floor. Will try to get some sleep (hopefully I don’t need to nurse [Infant_Name] four times tonight) and …

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