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So when I first started this blog more than 6 years ago, the idea of blogging seemed very strange, so I put the form through its paces with a kind of meta-blog sideshow with two fictional roomates, Evening and Quail. It was…rather strange. Oh, and there was an AI created from a VIC-20, I think (?!?) called Hypergolem. Good times. There was a running theme of government website “kids pages” and the strange, strange mascots therein. The pallette widened after a few months but I’ll always look on those first few months fondly, though upon further reflection, you might read those posts (categorized to the right) and think of it pure amateur hour. Which it was. Still is!

Anyway, I’ve started Twittering and I feel myself on much of that same precipice. I am just poking at it at this point. There are possibilities, there, but I don’t quite know what they are. I find the “What are you doing now?” above my little text-technology box immensely bewildering — although I’m not adverse to first person minutiae per se, it seems like it’s like putting a Mini Cooper on a go-cart track. Why? Why not crash through the gates? Which, it seems, plenty of people are doing anyway (if anyone comes across any second-person Twittering, please let me know!).

Anyway, amateur hour will be on tap there as well. It’s not exactly going to be a consistent array of factoids, by any means!

Wed, December 3 2008 » Meta/Logistics, Uncategorized

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  1. Leeroy Glinchy December 7 2008 @ 10:30 pm

    I felt the same way. During my bike trip, I got rid of all technology. That is until we got to the midwest where there weren’t a lot of campsites. Then we stayed in hotels, and I started to watch a lot of TV. Really a lot.

    For some reason, all the pain of TV didn’t bother me like before. I was just tired. I liked everything.

    Now that I have access to a computer, I decided to embrace all technology. All of it. I’m getting a car, twitter, texting (when I get money), and so on.

    Before, I thought that this would make me frantic, but then I realized that it’s not the technology, it’s one’s attitude toward it. And my attitude is that I gotta have it!!

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