For your lunch time reading, or dinner, or breakfast, whatever time it may be:
• Much respect for this artist (Atlantic Cities)
• Who uses social media passively? (Cyborgology)
• How suburban schools and communities handle demographic change… (Education Week Commentary)
• Election Hackathon [...]
News, opinions, essays, and whatever else:
• the form of cities matters to the success of faithful practice (The Atlantic Cities)
• What if children were given the tools to be successful in the school environment? (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
• social media rufusers, or “refusenicks” [...]
It’s been a few months since I started using Tumblr, and I’ve grown an appreciation for the site, and the tool that it has become for me. In my Tumblr usage, I’ve also noticed a couple of things, and since we can’t seem to get away from nitpicking social media platforms, today’s post will be a compilation of my many thoughts on Tumblr.
Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.
-Andre Dubus (writer)
My “brother”, Derek posted an interesting opinion about Tumblr (on his Tumblr), Twitter and Facebook, and his thoughts on each of [...]
As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves.
-Daniel J. Boorstin (historian)
I wrote [...]
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