The fundamental purpose of the exercise, or Russian disinformation, experts said, is to undermine the official version of events — even the very idea that there is an actual version of the facts — and foster a kind of policy paralysis.
The result of the introduction of new technologies is a change in what we perceive as real. We begin to see the world differently than we did before the launch of the technology. It’s inevitable.
Every time I allowed myself to think I had arrived, I hadn’t. Every time I called myself a failure, I wasn’t. Every moment – each high and each low – was simply a step on the path to this moment. Period.
After a full year off from blogging, it turns out that I didn’t need a break … what I needed was a focus.
Just as focusing solely on being happy won’t make you happy, focusing solely on creating a quality experience won’t deliver that experience. Happiness is a by-product of living life in sync with your core values. So is creating and delivering a quality experience. It is a lifestyle, not a destination.
Social automation at any level is a bad thing in a lot of people’s minds. But it doesn’t have to be. As with everything else, our behavior makes a tool good or bad. If your social streams are valuable to you, automation can be a huge help in creating content.