Category Archives: social media

Occupy #Other!

The Shorty Awards has an Other category. Sounds like the perfect award for me. Nominate Thomas L. Strickland for a social media award in the Shorty Awards

Smart, Amazon … Very Smart

I just added something to my Amazon Wish List, and look what happened: Well played, Amazon. Between this move and the new Flow app, you just keep making shopping (and spending) easier and easier … (Damn you.)

The Future Is

It was just last week that I wrote about the future of social media, how it is going to become automatic and almost passive, particularly where check-in applications were concerned. Turns out, the future is closer than I thought. Sort of. Behold: Future Check-In. Now, this is an iPhone only application. It runs in the […]

Relax, It’s Only Your Future

I’m far more of a nostalgist than a futurist. My fascination with the yet-to-be has been either far-flung into the future or within the scope of a few months. That practical middle-ground of time, I’ve always thought it better left to financial oracles or mad inventors, both of which shape as much as they predict. […]

Is Twitter Killing My Blog?

It’s a good question. I’m not the first to ask and I won’t be the last. As kind of an object lesson, I’m posting this entry from my Blackberry. I can remember thinking all I really needed to become a more prolific blogger was a more portable, more immediate platform. Something that would put some […]


I debated about whether or not I could contribute anything further to the post-SoCon ’09 conversation. I was there to absorb and learn, after all. And yet, there was something … But first, a story. I moved to Atlanta during the same year I started spending more and more time online. As much as I […]