Some insights on meeting people from the fediverse in the real world.
A rant about how we tend to see toxic stereotypes everywhere, even in people who don’t necessarily have toxic intentions.
A couple of quantum woo sites like Collective Evolution and Spirit Science are now in the business of creating inspirational memes with their branding plastered on it. My unsuspecting friends are spreading their brand like a virus all over Facebook. Personally, I view this as a very bad thing. Conflating motivational ideas with brand identity […]
An angry rant about remakes, carbon copies, and the decline in quality storytelling.
Well, I guess this is the closest thing I have to a “brand update”. I’m pretty happy with this, though!
The social web can be a wonderful thing; it connects billions of people together from all over the world. However, problems arise as these social networks continue to grow larger and larger, but the question is, do they have to?.
Whether you’d like to admit it or not, the technology industry is undergoing a rapid paradigm shift from traditional desktop computing to mobile platforms that are growing increasingly restrictive. The embrace of an appified mobile web has made for a lucrative business model for numerous startups, but these platforms are, by design, problematic in regards to user freedom and privacy.
One of the more interesting debates currently raging on in the Piracy vs. The Recording Industry saga is the discussion of content and ideas as property. Some groups of people argue that all media should be free, and distributed all over the world-wide-web for any individual to peruse. Other groups argue that even though digital […]
Twitter is censoring the #occupywallstreet posts, and is preventing the activists from trending and getting the news out there to the people that need to know. They are trying to stifle you, and prevent you from fighting the good fight. DIASPORA and Friendica are social networking platforms that are similar to Facebook, and allow […]
For months, I waited with bated breath to see if Diaspora, touted as the Free Software alternative to Facebook, was living up to its promise to the hundreds of people that invested in the project. Diaspora functions on three basic principles: privacy, control of user-data, and federation. The Social Anti-Network Diaspora approaches the Semantic Web […]