Monthly Archive: May, 2017

The news…via Twitter

  My responses to a Twitter Insider survey about the news. I would like to apologize, in advance, for the way Twitter capitalizes “Tweet.” How, if at all, has Twitter changed the way… Continue reading

A Difficult Conversation Gets Back On Track, Even At Harvard, Of All Places

  Dear readers, I am filled with a sense of purpose. What follows is my re-written version of this Harvard Business Review article, which Google couldn’t help linking, much like relatives at Thanksgiving… Continue reading

The Ten Rules For Writing Better Facebook Posts

  Dear readers, I’m inspired by this YouTube video, which Google posted to its new “hey, waste your time on this” BoingBoing imitation, currently featured at the bottom of http://www.google.com. (Actual quote from… Continue reading

Pyrrhic Victories: An Essay On Polite Differences

Pyrrhus, sir? Pyrrhus, a pier. All laughed. Mirthless high malicious laughter. Armstrong looked round at his classmates, silly glee in profile. In a moment they will laugh more loudly, aware of my lack… Continue reading