Idea: if aggregated feeds are here to stay, I say abandon the algorithm. Social media algorithms curate content, so we’re not overwhelmed by disparate and disengaging posts. But we’re better without them. We can curate our own feeds. If there’s too much junk, then unfollow or unfriend. Choose only the most important or relevant accounts to follow. And realize you can’t keep up with everything. … Continue reading Abandon The Algorithm
Having just finished my 5th cozy mystery by Baker, I can say this: the author keeps changing things up! You’d think she would settle into a formulaic pattern, especially within a single series of cozies. But no. She keeps you guessing about more than just whodunnit! Continue reading Reviewing The Case Of The Karaoke Killer
I think I know why our brains hurt. Instead of reading, we’re scanning thousands of text snippets. Headline after headline, tweet after tweet. You and I over-process; the brain-filter is clogged. It’s time to stop feeding on all the feeds, not just social media. Continue reading The Zero Feeds Experiment
Guess what? My blog theme is changing – again – like the seasons. If I found the perfect theme, I’d likely switch it later out of boredom. What do you do when fresh turns stale? Refresh! Besides, blog themes make an important statement on the web. Continue reading Summer Blog Theme Revamp
Is Summer the best season to read books? Because I’m kind of on a reading kick. So I was wondering what books I’d like to read next. One of the most popular and prolific authors of our time is Stephen King. Yet I’ve never read a single one of his books! Shouldn’t I read such a widely known writer as King? Otherwise I feel like less of an acculturated reader. Continue reading My First Stephen King Read
Apparently my blog theme changes with my mood! Expect to see an overhaul in the near future 😊. (I need an “Under Construction” banner from the 90’s.) Continue reading Blog Theme Overhaul
I played a lot of Nintendo earlier this year. But lately I’ve given over to reading. Video games tell stories. So do books. But I’m reminded how simple and easy book reading is and also how wonderful and fulfilling it is to enjoy a good book! So game on, read on. If I had to choose just one..? Books. Continue reading Books Or Video Games? Yes.
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