Carl T. Holscher is a compiler, writer, tinkerer, coder, designer, thinker living in Bethesda, MD.
Social Media is all about more.
Tumblr adds posts to my Dashboard in trying to get me to follow more blogs.
Twitter adds paid advertisements in trying to sell me things.
Facebook is one giant ad.
All of these services constantly recommend people they feel I’d enjoy following.
What if there was a site that gave you less? What about instead of recommending new people to follow or ads to buy from…
Since a worker is basically knackered and good for nothing but a quick dinner and a DVD box set after eight hours of work, she might as well go the extra mile and work into the night if it results in fewer commutes and a routine four-day weekend.
— Billionaire Calls for Three-Day Workweek | New Escapologist
Having an extra day or two off would make a huge different to quality of life.
This morning a friend Tweeted in horror that managing wireless profiles in Windows 8 required using the Command Line. Windows had decided to hand on to a wireless network so she couldn’t connect to a new access point.
Are you shitting me, Windows 8? I have to remove wireless profiles via COMMAND LINE???? Sweet Thor’s nipples, I hate this operating system.— Reesa Herberth (@reesah) July 24, 2014