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Category Archives: Silliness

Sometimes what happens out there in the world is just plain silly. Sometimes we forget that. Here are some reminders.

Once a scammer, always a scammer?

On the web you get to pick your audience. If you are brick & mortar, and you move online, your audience is defined for you. But Internet pure-plays like, oh, say a blogger self-help site, get to pick their audience. Look at the blogger community as a pie, and grab a slice. So do you […]

MySpace Girls get Suicidal

In a flip of the words, look at the hit count for mentions of suicide on MySpace: Google shows 29.1 million pages for site:myspace.com Google shows 1.86 million of those include the word “suicide” If you remove “goth” you still get 1.75 million, so that’s not it. Adding “depressed” didn’t do much to the count […]

I’m a technologist blogger writer artist Internet guy bum.

Since I re-started this blog under my own name I have been reading a few more blogs than usual. It dawns on me that this Internet thing that transformed our work environments, and transformed our careers, has simply removed inhibitions. The latent artists and writers that failed to “be themselves” but instead went onwards with […]