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When I Grow Old and Wear the Bottom of My Trousers Rolled: Gravity Free

June 25th, 2022 Comments Off on When I Grow Old and Wear the Bottom of My Trousers Rolled: Gravity Free

The latest in my “When I Grow Old and Wear the Bottom of My Trousers Rolled” series.

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Facebook Got Sucked into the Metaverse

October 30th, 2021 Comments Off on Facebook Got Sucked into the Metaverse

A lay explanation of what happened to Facebook with a few detours along the way.

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Social Media: Puppies, Parenting and the Wind

April 27th, 2019 2 Comments

Is the social media phenomenon a good thing, a bad thing or something in-between?

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Facebook: Caught in the Virtual Vapour Trail

May 13th, 2017 4 Comments

Hmmm, is there a place for an aging baby boomer in the king of social networks? I learned this week that Facebook is about the break the 2 billion mark in users. Do you need to see that figure in numbers to grasp it? Here you go: 2,000,000,000. What’s more, Facebook is still growing at […]

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Ode to Windows, Antisocial Media and Timelines That End in Rhyme

June 11th, 2016 Comments Off on Ode to Windows, Antisocial Media and Timelines That End in Rhyme

A digital immigrant’s Ode on no-choice software upgrades and the constantly evolving world of social media.

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Facebook: From Virtual Space to Outer Space

April 29th, 2016 Comments Off on Facebook: From Virtual Space to Outer Space

A brief look at the exploding star of Facebook and its 10 year plan.

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Digital Immortality: Avatars Populated by Facebook and Twitter

April 22nd, 2016 Comments Off on Digital Immortality: Avatars Populated by Facebook and Twitter

Pondering the prospect of “digital immortality”, how social media would be an enabler and questioning whether it is a time and place we really want to go.

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Shape-shifting Villains in the Lawless Ether of Cyberspace

February 14th, 2016 Comments Off on Shape-shifting Villains in the Lawless Ether of Cyberspace

The risks of having a virtual presence and a new interpretation of cyberspace.

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W4: The War of the Algorithms

March 1st, 2014 2 Comments

A tongue-in-cheek look at what a simple bug in a social media application could unleash.

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Social Media: The 200 Tentacled Octopus

September 22nd, 2012 54 Comments

A brief foray into the social media phenomenon. What came first? The technology chicken or the social egg?

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