Last night I attended the Social Media Club – St. Louis (@smcstl) happy hour in celebration of Social Media Day. The event was held at Filament, an incredible new meeting and conference space in downtown St. Louis from my friend Matt Homann and his partners.
Like modern musicians, bloggers and others using social media have an almost unfathomable selection of tools available. But in the end, it is about making music, not using the tools.
A common misconception about autistic individuals is that they shun social contact, that they are all introverts. But in many cases it is simply the means – not the desire – to be social that eludes them. Face-to-face, real-time conversation can be difficult, but it is not because their there is no interest in communicating. […]