Facebook Fails as Open Social
The Problem with Facebook 2022 A few days ago, I was in the process of changing my participation on Facebook. I had gone through some social growth several years ago, to broaden my organic reach on FB. I followed everyone that “People You Might Know” suggested. …
The Secret of the Short Short Story
Here’s what I know about short-short story writing. Both from studying the best (O. Henry) as well as writing tons of them while I was in college. Today I’m up to 60 modern short-short stories. Here’s my cheat sheet. Title — a big part of the appeal, but can’t fix…
Short Short Story #60 (seeking my own adventure) — As a young boy, my family moved out of the city to an affluent house out on the lake. I moved from my local Austin school to the boonies and the “rich kid” school, Westlake High. I learned a bunch of things from that move. An elementary-aged kid does have…
Congrats on the block. Now, if Adobe goes for Miro there's going to be riots, I tell you.
Adobe expressed interest to purchase Figma for $20B thus having one less competitor in the UX/UI design space. I guess when you can’t innovate your way out you buy it.
The killed MacroMedia and the innovative competitors for Photoshop and Illustrator and whatever Adobe's web editor was called before Dreamweaver..
a little bit about energy (a poem)
what if i told you well, actually i’m just making this shit up but… if i told you that the fountain of youth is energy and how you manage yours each and every day that a second cup of coffee placed strategically between lunch and bedtime might impart superpowers powers of insight inspiration poetry…
what if i told you
well, actually i’m just making this shit up
but… if i told you
that the fountain of youth is energy
and how you manage yours
each and every day
that a second cup of coffee
between lunch and bedtime
might impart superpowers
powers of insight
The Hidden Message
Short Short Story #59 (previous lovers) — She picked odd times to tell me about her previous relationships with women. “If you wanted to make that happen… You know, two women, one man… I could make that happen for you.” This was on our first “hello date” after a few explicit phone calls initiated via online dating. …
Yes, for sure it's 100% more complex to manage children without a partner. Some of those things are better. Some of them still suck.