I had a fun day today – I got invited to give a talk to a local organization about media and social media. I’ve done similar things a couple of times, now, and I always walk away with the feeling that I just babbled like a fool for entirely too long, but people seem to like the talks and respond well to them, so I assume that’s just me being self-conscious.
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When it comes to Reddit, you should always have a salt block handy, because there’s nothing but the hivemind to stop people from pulling their answers directly out of their asses. Be that as it may, there’s a seriously cool AskReddit thread happening right now, and you should go give it a look, because there’s some super-neat stuff there.
Welp, the Supreme Court upheld “Obamacare.” For the record, I’m still pissed we didn’t get a single-payer system or a public option, but this’ll do for a start. Here’s a pile of related links. The Mashable story at the beginning is particularly fun. Good job, CNN. Way to verify.
I’ve got three articles here, and in them the comments sections are just gorgeous, gorgeous piles of crazy and the poor souls desperately trying to outshout the woo. Apparently, there’s a smallish contingent of folks who think the radiation from cellphones, cellphone towers, WiFi and suchlike are harmful and carcinogenic and cause all sorts of diseases and health issues and whatnot, and one of ‘em has sued a school here in Oregon over the school WiFi.
Two great photos from Reddit, some social media news like updates on Facebook’s Instagram buy-out and the new blogging and social media policy for the New York Daily News, a word on Game of Thrones and a post about racism, sexism, and etc in fantasy stories, and more.