Tag: twitter

Tackling Twitter – How I Cut My Daily Usage

Continuing with my series of becoming less distracted, this post will be about Twitter. To learn how I defeated Facebook and Instagram see these posts:

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Distraction Diet 2

Last year I announced that I was going on a Distraction Diet.

For the month of August, I am going to stay off Facebook and Twitter*, as I believe those are the two sites that are doing the most

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Facebook Won. I Surrender.

I tried to go 30 days without connecting to Facebook. I failed. Besides being an agent of distraction, Facebook is the best contact management system ever created. I was receiving emails for events that required a response before September. And … [continue reading]

Going on a Distraction Diet

I just finished reading the book The Shallows: What the Internet is doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr. He articulated brilliantly what I have been suspecting. The Internet, in addition to being a great resource for research, is also … [continue reading]

Is Twitter The Borg?

A few months ago I realized that Twitter could be The Borg. Star Trek has a long history of creating things before they become reality. Could it be that The Borg which debuted in 1989 predicted Twitter? Millions of status … [continue reading]

The Email Rant

It is time for a good old fashioned rant. This is not targeted at any one person. This rant is against the increasing trend of not being able to send a proper email response. If I sound like an old … [continue reading]