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colinwalker
colinwalker
This blog is more like a trilogy than a single work, (or at least the first three parts in a series: Book 1 (parts 1 & 2) are all about social media - it's two parts because I took a hiatus, Book 2 - ownership, control and the Indieweb, setting the scene Book 3 - more personal, more ab... colinwalker.blog
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MitchWagner
MitchWagner

@AlanRalph Same. I haven't reviewed my own blogs but I know that I walk away from nearly all arguments on social media now, whereas I dove in back then. And I barely feel the upgrade tug anymore, whereas in the past I HAD to have the latest gadget.

colinwalker
colinwalker

@AlanRalph I've always been geeky but 2003-2007 that geekiness was a lot more genuine, it was purely for the love of the tech. It was pretty much all Microsoft based (Exchange, SharePoint) as I ran my own network and servers at home and hosted my own blog.

The shift to focusing on social and the journalistic approach to blogging (2008 and after) really changed things and, looking back, was more a false approach compared to the joy and naivety from the earlier blog.

There are now elements of the two but both more refined and genuine.