Category Archives: social media

Be Aware Of Your Filters

  By filters, I don’t mean the kind you find under the hood of a car or in your basement furnace, but the kind between your two ears.  Yes, the filters that make you look but don’t see or listen … Continue reading

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Bitcoin For One Dollar

  I can buy Bitcoin for as little as $1.  Yes, that is what the mobile paying service Venmo tells me. In fact, it says I can buy Bitcoin as well as Ethereum, Litecoin, or Bitcoin Cash and other cryptocurrencies  for … Continue reading

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The Olympics Is On

  Today is the opening ceremony for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, delayed a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Kudos to not only the host country Japan but also to all the athletes who have endured the pandemic on top … Continue reading

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More Fires & Floods

  The weather disaster headlines today are concerning:  “The largest wildfire in the US is only 7% contained,” reads the CNN and “Europe floods: At least 120 dead and hundreds unaccounted for,” the BBC.  Are these the writings on the … Continue reading

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The Cicadas Are Gone!

  Believe it or not.  It was all quiet waking up this morning. Yes, the sounds of the cicada chorus that have been hypnotizing me for the past weeks are gone.  Just like that overnight.  Poof. Instead, the familiar birds’ … Continue reading

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“Access Denied”

  Have you ever tried to surf to a legitimate site but received an “access denied” message back?  That was what happened to me today, when I tried to access my bank online.  Yes, no joke. Out of all places, … Continue reading

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Fear – Our Primary Vulnerability

  The headline reads, “US capital running out of gas . . .”  With 88% outage reported in Washington DC, lines at area gas stations are getting longer. The attention grabber headlines attributes the gasoline shortage caused by the Colonial … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 11 Apr 2021

How does one build trust?  Answer: one case at a time.  Simple as that may sound, real world application seems harder. Why so? You ask.  One, human relations are tricky, and it is further complicated by overabundant media channels.  It is … Continue reading

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“Vaccine Hunters”

  Today, I learned a new term, “vaccine hunters.”  The “vaccine” refers to the Cornoavirus pandemic. Currently, three vaccines have been approved for emergency use in the US: Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson.  The “hunter” needs a bit explanations. … Continue reading

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Reliable News?

With fake news, fact checkers, and other social media, it makes one’s head spin as to figuring out which news source reports fact, opinion, or fiction.  Ideally with enough time in reading multiple news outlets, one can make a more … Continue reading

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