Elon Musk versus Hank Green, the online influencer who is everything Elon pretends to be. Since I left Twitter I’ve been fulfilling my social media dopamine needs elsewhere, which is how I learned that yesterday Elon Musk got in a fight about his new toy with Hank Green. It wasn’t a big fight. Elon is […]
I joined Twitter in 2009, after most of my tech oriented friends, and I thought I was late to the game. I had no idea what the platform would become. In the early days most tweets were experiments, as users wondered what the platform might be good for. We were still in the last dying
Online platforms are not owned by their users, and that’s something the users working to make them special must remember.
For every queer person, coming out is a defining experience, not unlike a volcanic eruption. It is preceded by a slow build of pressure as we come to terms with our own identity and consider the potential ramifications of telling the people most important in our lives. Next comes the moment of declaration, a release