Favstar gets even better if you sign in.
Joining a Facebook group about creative productivity is like buying a chair about jogging.
Oh, look. Another $30 million fighter jet, buzzing my house at 7:30am.
I hope it's a Transformer that turns into libraries and health care.
I say: "No, sorry. I'm not on Facebook at all."
They hear: "I live amongst hill people where The Goat we worship has forbidden friendship."
NPR says one key to a social media strategy is being "authentic."
I'd say one key to being authentic is avoiding a "social media strategy."
As a nerd, you can spend a lot years feeling kind of alone.
Then, you find a few other nerds, and suddenly you feel a little less alone.
Imagine a guy who's REALLY into panties who makes ALL his money selling data about panties. Now he offers to store your panties.
Apparently, Google had wanted to turn Wave off weeks ago, but nobody could figure out how.
Another salient difference:
Google: Thanks for looking at 100s of ads you hate.
Apple: Thanks for buying 100s of dollars of stuff you love.
Facebook goes into a bar. Then, the bar was ruined.
USER: I want your new burger.
DEV: It isn't cooked yet.
U: So what?
D: It's literally raw.
U: You DICK–This is RAW!
Ayn Rand goes into a bar. Bartender goes, "What'll you have?" Ayn Rand goes, "Anything I want." Then, TONS of college freshman were selfish.
Q: How many nerds does it take to ruin a joke?
A: So. Unless I'm missing something here, I think you meant "geeks." And, "riddle." Proceed.
If you want to learn what someone fears losing, watch what they photograph.
My Twitter Guide:
1. Be yourself
3. Take breaks
4. Follow what you enjoy
5. Unfollow whatever tempts you to write a Twitter guide
Java®. Write Once; Hog 80% of CPU Everywhere™.
If you're proud of your work, don't worry whether everyone loves it.
If you're not proud of your work, worry a LOT that YOU don't love it.
Why didn't you "like" my "star" of your "fave" of my reblog of your tweet about social media?
I thought we were "friends."
Theory: As long as strangers hold the power to affect your mood, you are deeply and fundamentally fucked.
Today, Congress learned that a billion-dollar industry of lobbying & influence-peddling is no match for a 24-hour CSS tweak.
The more you love your decisions, the less you need others to love them.