The other day, I had an interesting conversation with a friend of mine who I first met via social media, but has become a close confidante and teacher. We were talking about the various changes we’ve seen in the time we’ve known each other (close to 10 years now) and how these changes have impacted […]
In my last post on here, I talked about why hate isn’t born with us – instead, it’s fostered by actions and words, often by our parents and those who have an impact on us. While that post spoke specifically about whether we hate someone (or something) because of a genuine malice or because we’re […]
If you find content of yours that’s been stolen, don’t be afraid to challenge the thief. Because, regardless of their proffered innocence/ignorance, it’s theft, pure and simple. You work hard to create your content – don’t let others take that away from you.
After thinking about where content was heading, and talking with some fellow bloggers whose work and style I admired, I launched the Pure Blogging project. And it’s one of the most enjoyable projects I’ve been part of.
Personal notes for personal readers. Personal replies from personal thought providers. No mass sharing. No mass consumption. It’s the antithesis of the chase for social proof and maybe – just maybe – the way forward as we look to reclaim the magic of intimacy on the social web.