“Are you afraid?”

I made a big decision recently: I bought a 23andMe DNA kit and have submitted my saliva sample so I can learn more about myself — at least the stuff that DNA testing can tell. One of the things it can reveal is my proclivity to contract certain diseases and/or health conditions. This is a […]

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Pokémon Go is actually two different games

Confession: I’ve been playing Pokémon Go almost since it launched last July. Maybe in a separate post I’ll explain why I started; but once I did start, I really found the game enjoyable and addicting, even though I knew nothing about Pokémon. With that out of the way, here’s the thing about Pokémon Go: It’s […]

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The Secret to Twitter Engagement

Brands and marketers have been trying for years to crack the secret to Twitter success. What does it take to get a tweet noticed in such a fast-moving stream of messages? How do you get noticed in a world of information overload? Wonder no more!!! I’ve found the secret to uber-enormous Twitter engagement!! Have a […]

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Hypocrites everywhere

RETWEET if you agree White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer used his first press briefing to lie to the American people He should RESIGN pic.twitter.com/opXrv7t5y5 — The Hummingbird (@Alifaith55) January 22, 2017 That’s very representative of the kind of things I’ve seen for the past 24 hours all over my Facebook and Twitter feeds. You […]

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Second thoughts on social media

Two weeks away from Twitter? Yep, I did that recently. It was two of the most enjoyable weeks of my life. Part of the hiatus was because I was out of the country on vacation with my wife, and even though we had plenty of internet access, family policy is that we don’t advertise when […]

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