What do you think? What do we actually lose if Facebook goes away? Do we lose anything? I’m starting to think not.
I deleted the app from my phone yesterday (but have not, yet deleted my account), and I already feel more present and mindful. If you’re of the opinion that “present” and “mindful” are trippy buzzwords, you still have to admit: we’re trading information from which Facebook makes billions for the “free” use of a service that most of us don’t really like.
Mark Zuckerberg is stuck in a catch-22. Any fix for Facebook’s previous big problem — fake news — would make the current big problem with data harvesting worse.As a media company and one of
Source: Between fake news and data harvesting, Facebook has no way to win | New York Post
DC is publishing a Superman Zero Hour trade. CBR explores the timing:
This is a repost from a few weeks ago, because now I am thinking KFC should havr delpoyed these during last week’s KFC run in the UK.
Marvel is refreshing their superhero line again.
This is cool and all, but isn’t it time to get rid of the Punisher?
Why ‘Superman Smashes the Klan’ by Gene Luen Yang is Set in 1946
When faced with the truth, she said, “well, that’s not nearly as impressive.”
Today’s prompt is insist.
I read a story earlier today about a student at Southern New Hampshire University who failed a comparative culture essay because her professor didn’t know Australia was a country. “It’s a continent,” the instructor said. “Yes,” said the student, “but it’s also a country.” The student sent links from Australia’s “about us” page, but the teacher was adamant. The story went viral, the student got reimbursed for the entire class, and the teacher got fired.
I’m sure you’ve been in that student’s shoes to one degree or another.
When I was in kindergarten, my teacher taught us that Thomas Jefferson was on the quarter. This is not so. I corrected her, but she would not relent. The same thing happened in second grade with a different teacher in a different school in a different district.
Sometimes, people learn the wrong thing so well, it’s very hard to learn the right thing.
I know of someone else who believed well into her 40s that the presidents’ heads on Mt. Rushmore were naturally occurring. When faced with the truth, she said, “well, that’s not nearly as impressive.”