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When I stop spending my time to make money, and can afford to spend money to save time.
Came over just now, myself. Don't intend on posting anything any time soon, but i am more likley to do so when I grok the organization around here, I'm sure.
I'm surprised to see that Krugman doesn't go into a lot of depth here - MK posted the closed thing to real meat the article had.
Which is a shame, beacuse I'd love to have an economist's take on a transition from capitalism to a post-scarcity world. (If, in fact, a post-scarcity world is where we are headed.)
You bring up a point - I can easily see people abusing the tagging system to just slap commonly followed tags on their stuff. #funny #humor #atheism #kittens #followthis #OHGODWHYWONTYOULOVEME
I deleted my facebook. The utility of it was negligable, and my constant issues with the privacy and oversharing finaly made me throw up my hands.
I still have a twitter account, but I rarely use it. I find the reverse-cronological order of short comments makes it irritatingly difficult to peice together coherent thoughts of it's posters. I also don't like sharing with the draconian character limit.
Reddit: A combination of utlity and time-wasting. I have my own private subreddit for passing notes to myself, and I kill a lot of time on the site in general - though I've long since stopped following any of the default subreddits but askreddit, since it's the best time-killer amongst the defaults. Seeing an image macro in any subreddit I follow makes me automatically itch to unsubscribe it. I do use it to keep an eye out for useful utility sites for my writing. I hope to use Hubski for the same purposes - though less of the generic time-wasting, and more utility.
You Tube: Only very rarely.
Any I'm missing? Frankly, the truth is I don't like sharing myself on the internet very much.
It's my favorite christmas special that the've done yet. Damned with faint praise, though - I haven't really enjoyed any of their christmas specials very much.
It was a solid episode, that avoided the tendancy to feel "excessivly fairytale" that the last two christmas specials have had. My primary complaint was that I didn't buy the doctor's motivation for... what we will call the first half of the episode. (to avoid spoiling anything.) Not that I feel that such motivation is impossible, but it was seriosuly undersold.
I'll comment that YTMND is much slower today then i remember it being. It's ads really slow down the experince, and I can't imagine that it makes it easy to be a regularly repeating visitor. Even with Adblock, the website just seems to load even easy content incredibly slowly. Frankly, It usually feels that I could start watching someting on youtube in the time it takes a YTMND to load and launch.
Got me started on Tom Wait's massive discography.