Monthly Archives: May 2010

The paralizing quality of choice

By Garbage Only Options, choices and time constraints In the past week I was contacted by XYZ again, to do the job I was initially called for: building the graphs representing statistics about people, publications and references. The paralyzing quality of choice Choice becomes paralyzing when you can not define priorities. In my case I […]

Social in the new era

By now we know Twitter, Facebook, MSN, Skype and the likes. Many of us share our thoughts and connect through them.

Like telephony does not replace physical contact, neither do these tools. They are – in a way – autistic. We make contact by blurting out our thoughts and opinions and responding to others and their thoughts and opinions, without making “real” contact on a social and our human-as-animal level.