Browsing All Posts filed under »Internet Drama«

Welcome to the first day of the rest of your unfinished novel….

September 13, 2010

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As Darren Barefoot said on Twitter: Funny because true. But I’m looking at this and thinking I DESPERATELY WANT THAT WOMAN’S JOB. I mean, she knows she’s going to be fired within six months or a year, two if the company’s terribly inefficient or it is in fact the civil service, but in the meantime, […]

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Internet Needs

July 21, 2010

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Just a simple graphic sometimes explains so much. We’ve seen Maslow’s Hierarchy of Writer’s Needs; now here’s the eternal triangle, updated for the Digital Age: Firmly resting on a foundation of lolcats. There is no way this could possibly be more true to life unless the very tip of the pyramid were reserved for Unicorn […]

Adding mine to the Northern Voices

May 6, 2010

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You free this Friday and Saturday? You shouldn’t be: you should have tickets to this: Northern Voice, May 7th Northern Voice is the best little blogging conference on the planet, and it’s happening this weekend, featuring speakers of…this caliber. Yes, I’m speaking at Northern Voice in two separate sessions: Social Media Speed Dating: Dealing with […]

Comments and Community Management: A raincoastermedia Workshop at WordCamp Victoria

April 7, 2010

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Image by Kjirstin via Flickr Yes, I’m teaching at WordCamp Victoria again, May 15th. I love Victoria, and it’s an easy day trip from Vancouver; moreso for us carless ones now that the Canada Line connects with the bus out to the ferry terminal. I’m really looking forward to this and to spending another day […]

Man Offline: could you endure?

March 19, 2010

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Don’t try to tell me this hasn’t happened to you. If you’ve got a blog, a Facebook profile, and more than one email address, I have some bad news for you: THIS IS YOUR MIND ON INTERNET WITHDRAWL DCLugi aka Dave Coyne brings another short masterpiece to the Extremely Small Screen. Here, one poor sap […]

When You Stare Into the Facebook, the Facebook Stares Also Into You

December 23, 2009

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Nothing more nor less than it says: a year of my Facebook status updates, or at least most of a year of my Facebook status updates. Apparently I update rather too often to include all of them; imagine that! In any case, it’s a cool app which I can recommend to all the exhibitionists I […]

The Wisdom of the Ancients

December 22, 2009

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Aw geez, I wish I’d thought of that. I could save SO MUCH TIME in the technical help forums.

The Venn Diagram of Internet Awkwardness

November 12, 2009

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This about says it all. Hi Mom!

Tech Strikes Back

October 2, 2009

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Sometimes you’re the Operator, sometimes you’re the Operand.

What NOT to do on Facebook, part 2: the Boss

August 31, 2009

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The commenters in the thread on BritishExPats seem to think the problem is that this hapless whiner added her boss on Facebook before venting about him. They are wrong. The problem is: she vented in public, using her real name. If you do this, whether on a Facebook page or in a restaurant, assume that, […]

Oh, Tracy! What NOT to do on Facebook

August 30, 2009

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What not to do on Facebook. And don’t laugh too hard; if you haven’t done this yet, you will Grasshopper. You will. Update: the original posting was a Facebook hacker from 4chan, so my Facebook friends tell me. My Facebook friends would never let me make a mistake like this; they’d correct me immediately. Howcum […]