“Part of the problem with people based following models on social networks is
that you follow the whole person so see everything they post whether it is
relevant to you or not. There is no filtering system.”
I don’t consider this to be a problem. I prefer to follow people rather than
topics. People are more interesting. It’s the same for me with musicians or
artists or directors. If I like what the person is doing, I want more of it, no
matter the topic.
Perhaps it’s time for blogrolls and OPML files to make a comeback too.
Consider this my semi-regular reminder to caption your photos. Even though
Google Photos can figure out what is in photos, it can’t (yet) know why or
what it means. Take a few minutes and add a caption to at least some of your
And while you’re at it, print a few of them. Your grandkids will thank you.
In case anyone’s keeping track, the Apple Watch has helped me spend
approximately zero more time running, walking, etc.
Fortunately, browsers support add-ons and extensions, so we installed our own
ad and tracking blockers. In doing so we acted as free and independent beings,
just as we do in the everyday world with our clothing, our shelter and our