Fake Rhetoric

We could restore debates by an analog to a fight to the death.   The defeated in the debate would have to kill his presence in social media and then build a new presence with a new identity.  Lacking such finality in a debate allows a person to return to the established fortress of his channel with its established subscriber base, and within weeks resume content as if the debate never occurred.

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Is evergreen blogging a contradiction

A couple posts (here and here) on the  dailypost.wordpress.com caught my attention.   The first post follows its own advice to resurrect the second older post by adding some additional information.   The result drove in a point that some blog posts remain interesting and relevant despite being old.   Such posts have what they call evergreen content.…

Reflecting on using Stock Photos for Blogging

This is yet another post I will produce without a stock photo at the top.   I didn’t realize that the modern definition of a blog is that it must have some graphic content at the top (and ideally also in the middle somewhere).   Often this is some stock photo that the author would…

Active Listening is not Listening

Frequently people complain to me that I am a terrible listener.   They claim that I don’t listen.   I admit they have a point. At first I was hurt by the accusation because I think I am listening.   I try to demonstrate that I am listening by responding to what I am hearing…

Illusion of Everyone to Everyone

Early in the tech boom of the 1990s, there were terms like business to business (B2B), business to government (B2G), etc to refer to the electronic commerce possibilities of the Internet, and whatever.   Recently, I saw for the first time Everyone to Everyone (E2E) as both a future goal and a characterization of the…

Working at hypothesis-discovery

Earlier, I mentioned my goal of writing two posts per day.   I made this my goal after I noticed that is in fact what I had been doing.   There was part of the rhythm of the day.   In the morning, I would write something that generalized my work experience.   In the…