Tag: social media

 

Reading is dead

What a bold assertion – ‘Reading is dead’? I’ll explain what I mean as I go on. Experiences in the last few years have led me to conclude that people actually: Don’t read Don’t find information to read of their own volition. Even if they read, quickly report ‘It’s confusing‘Read More

Proved: Social media turns people into idiots

Oh dear – in the last week the meme factory has been in overdrive after Nicky Minaj tweeted as below.   This sparked side splitting laughter all over the net! Minaj is such an expert that, the Minister of Health in Trinidad had to fact check what she said onRead More

Is learning to type a good investment?

As usual I’ll start with what investment means. Loads of people will have jumped to thinking of £ or $ signs instantly, I just know it. Investment in the context of this post means putting in some effort, time or work and getting some advantage out of it. The advantageRead More

How to talk down to people

Right – so I’m at a hotel over a few days for the purposes of work.  Yesterday 30th June 2021 around 19:00PM, I asked the receptionist if I could have a small package delivered from Amazon. She said “Yes – no problem I’ll put it on the system“.  I sawRead More

The truth is almost dead in a modern world

In general people say that they value the truth. However, when a would-be truth is unpalatable or does not fit with their individual values or knowledge-base, it is not allowed. I’m speaking in general of course, so unable to cater for obvious exceptions. The word ‘truth’ has become closer toRead More

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