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On Selfies from the 9/11 Memorial

This is a great meditation on this "phenomena."

But you have to forgive "tweet culture," when it's in its infancy. The rules of appropriate decorum for our new ability to take pictures anywhere/anytime and then transmit them both instantaneously and globally have been clearly defined and distributed.

Culturally, we're making terrible mistakes with this newfound power- like a simian with a gun, but I'll keep a candle burning in the window that people will figure out how boneheaded this type of behavior is.

The internets love to correct one another.

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 3:49 pm 0

On Is The "Simpsons Land" Theme Park Real?

The fact someone can go to Simpsons Land and write a poignant article about its innate and meta irony, makes it all the more worthwhile.

So yes, Aaron, I can see through the Looking Glass, smile and even laugh a few good chuckles.

I don't think I'd pay a premium for the experience, but there's obviously a lesson in there a few of us can appreciate.

Per much of the crux of the thesis of the article, the Experience Economy is contemptible, but its existence or right to exist should not be denied, nor should the experimentation with cease.

Posted on October 3, 2013 at 1:46 pm 0