Thanks to a recommendation from my fellow sociologist of guns, Jennifer Carlson, I was asked by the digital content manager for PBS’s FRONTLINE to participate in live Tweeting before, during, and after the premier of their upcoming episode, "Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA." The episode airs at 10:00am Eastern Time on Tuesday, January … Continue reading Live Tweeting PBS Frontline Episode “Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA”
A.J. Jacobs, in Esquire magazine, has once again published his year end obituaries. Among the sad deaths he notes for 2007: The Street Cred of Facebook, at 4 The street cred of Facebook, a popular social-networking site, died Wednesday in St. Louis. It was four years old. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 2004, Facebook gained … Continue reading Facebook, R.I.P.
So, I avoided joining Facebook for some time. In the first place, I thought it was lame for a grown-ass man to be on there. It's for kids, not a twenty-eighteen year old like myself. In the second place, I already have a web presence for posting ideas and pictures and the like. And I … Continue reading Facebook? Fine by Me