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Twalk Radio

by Michael Benidt on January 10, 2013

Lately I’ve been ignoring Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and pretty much the rest of the “cloudy with a chance of anything” world of technology. I’ve been hiking, listening to music and reading books.

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Twitter Cynicism Runs Rampant

by Michael Benidt on December 14, 2011

No one seems to care anymore that tons of folks are following slimeballs on Twitter. I’ll bet you’re doing it, too. But, you couldn’t be broadcasting your disdain for others, and for Twitter, any louder than by doing this.

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Ed Abbey and Me

by Michael Benidt on October 13, 2011

It’s time to admit something. It’s time for therapy. It’s time to let you all know just how disappointed I am in you. Don’t take it personally. It’s my problem. I’m getting help for it. Promise.

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Twitter Hashtags are Mishmash

by Michael Benidt on March 18, 2011

You’ve probably seen them. People write a tweet and include a word with a symbol like “#Libya” or “#pajamas” or “#mendacious.” That “#” character on your typewriter…. (oh, excuse me) keyboard, is what is called the “number sign” “pound” or “hash” symbol. Thus, the Twitter term, “Hashtag.” It’s meant to facilitate discussion. But, it’s overrun by the most cynical Twitter Clicksters.

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Elvis Has Left the Twitter Building

December 3, 2010

There are millions of people in the world. And there are millions of people on Twitter. Sort of. But not really.

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