It all depends on the context. How you define “safe” and “sorry”, the time scale in which you’re working. What you want to have written across your tombstone, or in the history books, when your time on this earth inevitably ends.
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.
There are many ways to use Twitter, and at least as many ways to (try to) explain Twitter to people who haven’t yet given it a try. The one I’m most often faced with is from an “average Joe / Jane” that isn’t interested in knowing what someone is having for lunch or that they […]
Occasionally I’m asked what I think about being the parent of an autistic son. Over the years (about 16 now) I’ve had the chance to give it some thought, and I have to say that although my opinions on quite a few things related to autism have evolved – and some have outright changed – […]
In a tweet earlier today, @Think_Better makes the following suggestion: Next time someone says, “That’s just the way it is,” try asking, “What would be an alternative?” It is all too easy to get stuck in the rut of doing things the way they’ve always been done just because that is the way it has […]
After 10 days on Twitter I have 31 followers, am following 19, and have posted 74 updates. As one of his 100 conversations, Tony Karrer is interested to know how I use twitter for personal learning. I’m not sure I’m to the point where I’m doing any real learning through twitter yet, but here are […]
It has taken me a while, but I’ve finally joined Twitter. The catalyst behind getting me to join at this time is an event being organized by Bonnie Sayers called Autism Twitter Day, scheduled for Tuesday 16 December, a week from today. Mark your calendars! (Thanks to Kev and his post Autism Twitter Day for […]
In Communications During Terrorist Attacks are Not Bad, Bruce Schneier calls Twitter a “vital source of information” during the recent attacks in Mumbai. But not everyone agrees, as there were reports that Indian authorities were trying to get people to stop posting information, apparently fearing that the terrorists would be able to use this information. To that, Bruce […]