Here’s a good read, by Ruby on Rails developer Simon Hørup Eskildsen, on how liberating it is to disconnect from the time-eating temptations of having a smartphone:
“A few spare minutes would usually result in checking my email, Twitter and Facebook. I was a little bit everywhere, all the time. But not truly anywhere. Without the temptation available from my pocket, I feel like I am more present being wherever I am.”
Read the full story here.
The Onion parodies social media consultants:
“The world’s most successful companies know that social media is a powerful marketing tool, and Cameron Hughes knows how to make social marketing even more effective: by never injecting an ounce of effort into it.”
I’ve listed a few of the funny bits:
What The Interpipes Are Leaking Today – Found floating around online on the Facebook Page of Bogart the Explorer from Davao City:
“What if I told you,
You CAN eat without posting it on Instagram?”
Remember this one?
If it’s true that, “we are what we eat,” then back in college I was, “easy, fast, and cheap.” 😀