In our grim meathook dystopian future after all nation-states have collapsed and multinational corporations rule all, the infrastructure will be maintained entirely by UPS and FedEx (or whichever delivery service wins the Global Delivery Service Nuclear War.)
I know we've had this discussion before. It's not just the whole privacy thing (or lack thereof). Facebook just feels like a different space. A lot of it is obviously because there are a bunch of people over there that aren't over here, but even in the confines of the FF group following a lot of the same people, I can already guarantee…
Read a few older posts/threads earlier today, and I fell out laughing again. :D When I have my 'moment before death' montage, I wonder how many shots will be me LOLing in front of a computer screen. Thank you, ff!
So since this place is going into obscurity shortly, as good a place to share as any. It's amazing the impact that, even if briefly, people have on your life. An old friend and coworker took his life yesterday and it's been much harder than even I would have thought. He was one of the most quirky, brilliant people I ever had the chance to know.
I wouldn't feel bad about being at work today if I were actually saving lives or something. If I hear one more person complain about having a stomach ache after stuffing themselves yesterday, I will scream.