Social Media Is A Social Disease

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Notes from the HIPEVAN

Went to see Oppenheimer yesterday with our son Justin at the IMAX. BTW. Did Jobs get "i" from IMAX? The movie is a must see. Anyway, on the way back Justin blew my mind. He turned me on. In his words and his way he showed me that social media,

27 Jul 23 3 min read

Welcome, Robot Overlords. Please Don't Fire Us?

I wrote this in 2013 on heyheyrenee. I wouldn't change a word. Here's a great piece by Kevin Drum on Mother Jones on what the not too distant future will look like, technology wise. It's about what technology will do, the jobs that'll be eliminated. Not just a few jobs,

25 Apr 23 3 min read

Twitter is cryptos death knell

Howdy, Before I go on, I'm in no way pronouncing doom for crypto. But there's so many problems. People have got to see them and make changes. First, read this: From the report: "Although bitcoin was designed to rely on a decentralized, trustless network of

11 Dec 22 3 min read

Content Marketing on Twitter is a Mistake

From my keyboard it appears that 99.9% of NFT projects rely on Twitter for their marketing, or to get their message out. I think this is a big mistake. A much better approach is build all marketing and messaging on their website. If you have something to promote or

08 Aug 22 3 min read
Social Media Is A Social Disease

The high costs of free

This week's Medium post from young brother Insight [] points out some glaring contradictions of the crypto world. Namely, IMO, that on balance the community doesn't practice what it preaches re: decentralization. NFTs: on identity and platformsNFTs are taking the digital world by storm, the meteoric rise

16 Jan 22 4 min read
Social Media Is A Social Disease

The Metaverse Can Wait

The Western United States is on fire and the hottest months still ahead. Here in the mountains of CO it hasn't rained in 2 years. Snowpack is down 40% over the past 60 years. We're one lightening strike from our homes burning to the ground. The water level at Lake

06 Jul 21 2 min read
Field Notes

Very few are talking about what’s ailing us

The beginning of the end was early on in dotcom, when newspapers sucked up to the search and ad engines. Newspapers should have put up paywalls. But instead they listened to the mob, who told them, “paying for stuff is out. Now you give away what you have and sell

24 May 21 2 min read