Privacy and the amount of information companies such as Facebook and Google have on their users has been brought to the forefront with the Cambridge Analytica debacle. This has been a catalyst for me to reevaluate how I use the internet and where I want to go from here. Frankly, I’m bored with the internet. […]
This past week I finally got around to organizing yet another part of my life. This time it was my internet bookmarks; not the browser bookmarks as I had done that previously but more specifically the once I had on del.icio.us. I noticed in December that his site was often down and remains so! This […]
I had my first website in 1997. It was composed using Microsoft World and simply hitting the “translate to html” button. I used free hosts like Geocities, Angelfire and Lycos. Back then it was kind of a badge of honor as most people were not yet online and most people didn’t know what URLs were nor HTTP.
As I am most knowledgeable from a linguistic perspective, I would argue that it makes us neither cocky nor stupid but rather more informed.
For the first time in my life, I feel as though I am truly addicted to something. Yet, I’m a bit confused on the nature of this addiction and thus feel the need to write in the hopes of getting it sorted out. This monster is always on, always there continually calling me to it. […]