## ODonnellWeb

SECRETS ARE LIES- SHARING IS CARING - PRIVACY IS THEFT

Posted on 06/21/2017 in misc • Tagged with Books, Internet, Facebook, Twitter, Google

The Circle

SECRETS ARE LIES
SHARING IS CARING
PRIVACY IS THEFT

That is the mantra of The Circle, the fictional but all too plausible social media company that destroys Facebook, Twitter, Google and Instagram in the social media game in the Dave Eggers novel, The Circle. (It was also just released as ...


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A sneak peek at intelligent healthcare reform

Posted on 06/18/2017 in misc • Tagged with Healthcare

Lewis Peak 1

My imaginary Internet friend Paul McAleer wrote a blog post about the pain of simple health care tasks like using your FSA account. Been there, done that, have the scars from bashing my head against my desk. However, it sparked a connection in my brain. Due the the high cost ...


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Lewis Peak Hike and Camping Trip

Posted on 06/11/2017 in misc • Tagged with Hikes, Travel, Camping

Lewis Peak 1

I talked my wife into camping with me this weekend. This is a big deal because the last time she agreed to camp was 1999. That trip was a bit of a fiasco as we weathered the worse thunderstorm I've ever camped in, and we had a 5 year ...


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Is Twitter Direct Mail for Attention?

Posted on 05/21/2017 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Twitter

Is Twitter Direct Mail

I was clicking around Twitter earlier today and I ended up on my analytics page, which I never look at because Twitter is entertainment for me, and as long as I'm entertained my ROI > 0. My Twitter stats indicate the following over the last month.

  • 1.5% engagement rate ...

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The Right To Be Forgotten

Posted on 04/22/2017 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Privacy

Forget-Me-Not

Back in the olden days, (defined as the beginning of human communication to about 2005), 99.9% of anything you ever said or did would be quickly forgotten by anybody that heard it, yourself included. A stupid comment, tasteless joke, or even just an opinion you might later change wasn ...


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About That Facebook Login Icon

Posted on 04/17/2017 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Facebook, Privacy

Happy Easter or Passover or whatever you may be celebrating today. In our home, today was Chris sitting on the couch recovering from food poisoning day. I did most of my suffering between 2 AM and 6 AM, so I was able to enjoy a traditional Easter ham dinner with ...


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