Sep 302010
Surprise or Illusion?

Tweet I love Seth Godin because his posts, although usually short, tend to linger in my thoughts.  I have been thinking about one post in particular since I read it last week: Do you actually care about privacy? I like privacy.  I’m evenly divided when it comes to surprises.  I like them when they’re good.  I don’t like them when they’re bad.  What I don’t care for is the illusion of privacy. Facebook does not [Read more…]

Mar 292010
And then I realized that I was right and Seth Godin was wrong

Tweet I love vacations and Seth Godin disagrees with me.  In Tribes he relays the story of being chided by a woman for checking his email while on vacation in Jamaica.  He writes, “Isn’t it sad that we have a job where we spend two weeks avoiding the stuff we have to do fifty weeks a year?”  And then several paragraphs later, “Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you ought to set [Read more…]