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Social Media How It Should Be

I'm really enjoying Mastodon, well... Jawns.Club's version of Mastodon. When I started out on Twitter back in 2007/8 I loved the local feel of the site and followed people I knew in real life or in the local area. As Twitter grew in popularity, it got cluttered for...

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Mastodon… My Take.

Mastodon, the social network, not the Heavy Metal Band, came on the social media scene just over 2 years ago. It was immediately embraced by those who felt Twitter had sold out to to corporate interests and wasn’t what it once was. It also seemed and still seems to...

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A Vermont State Of Mind

I'm sitting on the top of a mountain in the Green Mountains of Vermont. On my computer writing.  The air is crisp and the foliage is green. As I'm writing I'm realizing that Vermont is special place. A place where natural world meets the modern world. Bears, Deers and...

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Guns, Newspapers, The NRA

This article was first published on the Raging Chicken Press The shooting at The Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday, where 5 people were killed, hit me hard. As a recovering newspaper journalist, I used to work for papers about that size. I covered...

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Digital Identity in 2018

I've been thinking a lot about online identity, especially  this month. I have a habit of segmenting my identity across multiple platforms and domains. Part of me likes the categorization of this method, but I am realizing that it's not necessarily the best method of...

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Zwifting It Through The Winter

So it's in the single digits outside with negative wind chills. So clearly I'm not going out to ride. But I need to exercise. I tried the fitness videos. Man I'm not coordinated off my bike. So I decided to try Zwift. It's a computer program that you use in...

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Musings At The End of 2017

Featured Image: Mohamed Hassan on Pixabay A lot has happened personally and professionally for me in 2017. It's been a while since I've blogged on my site and I think bullets are probably the best way to convey my thoughts as of now. So here goes: Personal...

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[Review] The Age of Influence by Ted Rubin

Publisher: Substantium Price: USD $16.95 (via Amazon) Overall Rating: 4/4   Ted Rubin isn't your average marketer. Avid social media engager, Return on Relationship evangelist, and brand strategist only hits the top of the iceberg when you're talking about Ted. I...

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