Twitter: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The other day I turned on Twitter and was confronted with this tweet: "Your next 10 minutes would be far better spent meditating than reading your Twitter feed." — The One You Feed (@oneyoufeed) September 3, 2017 That morning I ended up spending only a few minutes on Twitter before turning it off to do…

Wednesday on the Web 30 Aug: Hurricane Harvey edition

Today’s news is all about Hurricane Harvey, which caused major damage to Rockport and Port Aransas, and massive flooding in Houston and surrounding areas. There are many great stories out there about the weather, the flooding, the historical perspective, the record-breaking rain, the role of climate change, etc. I’ve collected a few about the flooding…

How’s Your Inner Life These Days?

Today instead of a Wednesday links post I’ve decided to write a regular post with a few links thrown in. —- Over the past few weeks I’ve been moving my office from our large spare room to our small one, in preparation for my mother-in-law moving into our home in September. Initially I liked having…

Wednesday on the Web: 16 Aug Edition

This week’s Wednesday on the Web is basically a list of things that make me shake my head. And then some. In the US: 1. Charlottesville – and the fallout, including Trump’s tacit approval of neo-Nazis. 2. The defunding of a US group that fights white supremacy, the de-staffing of a US State Department office…

Wednesday on the Web – 9 Aug edition

Better late than never, right? This past week I’ve been out riding my bike on the local rail trail, and it’s been smoky from the BC wildfires the whole time. Sometimes it smells as though they’re right here, that the flames must be licking at the forest just a few hundred metres away. But we…