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For some, we get lost in media

I opened up a copy of the New York Times today, and in an empty space within an article, there was a blurb that reads Social networks put individuals at the center of their own media universes — I am … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Rationality of Algorithms: Facebook Algorithm, Google Algorithms or No Algorithm at All?

If you could choose any of the following three options, which one would you pick? Facebook Algorithm Google Algorithms No Algorithm whatsoever Granted: You probably have more choices than that – I’m just trying to keep it simple (stupid 😉 … Continue reading Continue reading

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Sign My Guestbook + The Rationality of the Written Word

I enjoy following Chloe Thurlow’s writings and musings very much. Whenever I start reading, then I am quite sure that my time will be well spent. I am sad that her chloethurlow.com website is sometimes blocked when I am at … Continue reading Continue reading

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Delusions of Grandeur

Wikipedia.org has two articles that seem somewhat related — one is about “delusions of grandeur”, the other is about “grandiosity”. From the latter: A distinction is made between individuals exhibiting grandiosity, which includes a degree of insight into their unrealistic … Continue reading Continue reading

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To Read or to Be Read

When I was a kid, I used to go to the library a lot… and read books. Before reading them, I would need to find them. For those of you unfamiliar with this process: This was the prototype for most … Continue reading Continue reading

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Communication, Being a Communal Activity, is Community-Oriented — Is to Share an Act of Communism?

Sharing is a confusing concept — on the one hand, shares on Wall Street are perhaps the most iconic symbols of far-right capitalism and libertarian ideals, but on the other hand to share information… to present it to someone, apparently … Continue reading Continue reading

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Unternehmungslustig

“Unternehmungslustig” is a German word for which there does not seem to be a semantically close English equivalent. It is a mixture of “adventurous”, “enterprising”, “thrill-seeking”, “fun-loving” and perhaps also some other concepts. One reason why this word might not … Continue reading Continue reading

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Imagine only two worlds — one is private, the other is shared

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I– I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. If you had to choose between two worlds — one in which everyone exclusively followed their own dreams, … Continue reading
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One Hell of a Story

You become yourself by telling your story, filling your blank page, drawing upon your empty canvas. Don’t copy and paste someone else’s life story into your own private space. Continue reading

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The Bad Old Days of New Media

John Battelle fondly remembers “the way it used to be”, and goes out on a limb: I believe that the personal-site-based essay is making a comeback I won’t say that I totally disagree (after all, not only is remediary precisely … Continue reading
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