Monthly Archives: March 2011

Twitter numbers

 Ok, so here’s where I am on twitter,  I follow 97 and am followed by 45. (97-45). My son, who has not been on twitter as long as I have follows 240 and is followed by 88. (240 – 88). … Continue reading

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Out of the “box”

So, who’s out of the box these days? I’ve heard that phrase for 20 years now, ever since the Quality wave started, and I’m still not sure what it means. I just heard the phrase again the other day, so … Continue reading

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Off the grid part II

Certainly, 300 facebook friends is worth…how many real relationships? Dunbars numbers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunbar’s_number) doesn’t apply to our facebook/twitter/social media relationships. “Friends” in the historical use now must take on a different connotation? Of course, Dunbars term is “social relationships” which certainly … Continue reading

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Off the grid

http://kaneconsulting.biz/blog/2011/five-lessons-i-learned-from-my-week-off-of-the-grid What does this blog post about being “off the grid” teach us about being “on the grid?” Are the virtual relationships now worth more (or as much) as our real relationships? Putnam’s “Bowling Alone” always makes me wonder where … Continue reading

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