- Some contemplations on the past 13 weeks…
- … am I STILL banging on about Facebook? I might look at David Brin as well.
- We still can hide – but only for as long as we defy the will of Zuckerberg.
- After nearly 30 years, suddenly I’ve apparently decided to trust Steve Jobs.
- At the risk of straying from the topic of online trust – sometimes, just sometimes, joining a FB page isn’t a waste of time.
Author Archives: timimus
… in which the reader encounters a reflective author attempting to honestly assess his success or lack thereof, and to plot his engagement levels throughout. *Ahem* As MST2/3DMC draws to a close, we must now consider how we approached our … Continue reading
Apparently, I still am. In this piece in The Age recently, ‘arf’ commented “I first encountered this notion in ‘The Transparent Society‘. The author (David Brin) is better known for his sf, but is quite up to writing a serious … Continue reading
Facebook places got some scrutiny when it was launched last month, as one would expect. The Guardian’s had a look at “Facebook’s latest scheme“, as they put it, and it’s not too impressed – “The biggest threat to Facebook, Twitter … Continue reading
Well, to be more accurate, the decision’s been made for me. My wife had an Apple IIe back in the day, so this is nothing new for her. I’m just along for the iRide. I’m typing this on our iPad. … Continue reading
At the risk of straying from the topic of online trust – sometimes, just sometimes, joining a FB page isn’t a waste of time.
Facebook brought Stephen Fry to Melbourne. Thank you, Stephen. Thank you, Facebook. The rut I live in was too deep and wide for me to consider escaping for a night. Bugger. I didn’t really need to see him live, though. … Continue reading
Below is a conversation I stumbled over on a commercial site’s facebook page which was posted an hour or so ago between persons A & B. A] i do not want to use a credit card on the internet so … Continue reading
Someone made a comment the other day which I found interesting. They claimed that “An assumption of trust is central to all participation online.” (OK, I’m being a tad disingenuous – it’s an essay topic set by my lecturer. Still, … Continue reading