Tag: Facebook

The Sadness of the Movie “Her”

I saw the movie Her a couple of weekends ago and have thought a lot about it over the last few days. While the movie has a thought-provoking plot, great acting, and was very well done, I can’t say that I loved the movie, primarily because it was really, really disturbing to me. If you haven’t […]

Everything is getting smaller and shorter – how small is too small, and how short is too short?

“I just got back from swimming in the pool, and the water was cold…significant shrinkage!” – George Costanza, “Seinfeld” Everything is getting smaller and shorter by the minute. True to Moore’s Law, we now have powerful computers in the palm of our hands. Our primary forms of communication are now 160 and 140 characters long. […]

Facebook – Making You More Social, Less Personal?

There was a great article in the NY Times the other day about how some people are refusing to sign up for or are unsubscribing from Facebook, stating how “it’s a little unhealthy” and how they’re not “calling their friends anymore.” I wouldn’t go so far to say it’s unhealthy, but I do agree that Facebook has […]