Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

On Facebook and Narcissism: When Crafting Your Own Self-Image Goes Too Far

I’ve always had an odd relationship with Facebook. I joined as a freshman in college, fresh out of the MySpace era, more concerned with who was in my Top 8 than whether or not I should “like” someone’s status. Back then, you had to have a .edu e-mail address just to join the mighty...
August 14th, 2013 | Culture, Media, Social Experiments | Read More

Twitter: Narcissism Meets Networking

Is twitter the next best marketing and networking tool, or merely another way for that annoying guy at work to brag about his mundane life? It’s really up to you. Dustin’s post about the iphone-skype marriage reminded me of what Os Guinness had to say at a recent conference on Francis Schaeffer....
April 2nd, 2009 | Blogging, Technology | Read More

A Dream of Mars

By Joi Weaver In 2008, thousands of people fell in love with a robot, far from its home, out in the cold of space. No, I’m not talking about Wall-E: I mean the Mars Explorer, nicknamed “Phoenix.” Aside from its obvious purposes of space exploration and study, the Mars Explorer was also...
February 4th, 2009 | Science | Read More