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The Attention Economy

Posted on 04/29/2018 in misc • Tagged with Business, Facebook, Twitter

Help Wanted sign

The entire attention economy is based on the idea that "engagement" (whatever that is) has some monetary value. Likes and favorites are worth something, and thus brands are willing to …


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City

Posted on 03/02/2018 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Facebook, Twitter, Books

City Book Cover

I read City by Clifford Simak recently. If you haven't read it, it is a dystopian cold war era novel in which man abandons the cities due to fear of …


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The Problem With Algorithms

Posted on 02/18/2018 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Facebook, Twitter, Medtronic

Algorithms

Facebook's algorithms are in the news a lot these days, and with good reason. But this isn't about Facebook. I've been thinking about algorithms in general lately. This has been …


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Social Media Still Sucks

Posted on 02/08/2018 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Facebook, Twitter

social media still sucks

It's been about 5 months since The Great Facebook Unfollowing. If you are wondering how its going, you probably aren't subscribed to my newsletter, as the evils of Facebook and …


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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 …


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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 …


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