## ODonnellWeb – Tag Internet

The world needs blogs again

Posted on 05/20/2020 in misc • Tagged with Coronavirus, Internet, Blogs

Like everybody else, the pandemic is "top of mind" 24 x 7 for me. I'm writing to help myself not internalize all of it. You can find other posts in the series at https://odonnellweb.com/pelican/tag/coronavirus.html

This is a really great point

Nowadays especially it's nice …


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How To Do Nothing

Posted on 08/25/2019 in misc • Tagged with Books, Facebook, Twitter, Internet

How to Do Nothing book cover

Book Review: How to Do nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny Odell

I get the feeling that her publisher titled the book, as “How to do nothing” is not a descriptive title. I was expecting a how-to book more along the lines of Cal Newport’s Digital Minimalism. Instead …


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Amazon is tracking us offline

Posted on 08/11/2019 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Privacy, Amazon, Facebook

It's not paranoia if they really are watching you.

Yesterday I bought this plumbing part at Lowe's. I did not search for it online, watch a YouTube video or in any way disclose online that I had a need related to plumbing repair. It's a $7 part and I knew …


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Viral on Twitter

Posted on 07/29/2019 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Twitter

In my 12 years on Twitter I've gone viral twice. The first time was 2015 and it was a stupid Dilbert cartoon. At least this time I added a line of my own commentary to a retweet. My tweets self-destruct after 14 days so this is mostly just to save …


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Less Internet Leads to Happier Honeymoons

Posted on 06/03/2019 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Marriage

Less Internet = Better Honeymoons?

It’s not often I write a blog post and the world validates my opinion so quickly the next post is on the same subject. But here we are. This NYT article is nuts. It’s about some couples who feel like they ruined their honeymoons …


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Less Internet Leads to More Happy

Posted on 06/03/2019 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Amazon, Facebook

I read an article over the weekend about how the overwhelming number of choices you get when using Amazon and other sites is causing people to turn away from those sites. I just spent 15 minutes trying to find that article again and I can’t. So maybe I dreamed …


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