I have always been a big proponent of following your heart and doing exactly what you want to do. It sounds so simple, right? But there are people who spend years—decades, even—trying to find a true sense of purpose for themselves. My advice? Just find the thing you enjoy doing more than anything else, your one true passion, and do it for the rest of your life on nights and weekends when you’re exhausted and cranky and just want to go to bed.
Apparently the Onion and I were on the exact same wavelength today.
Tweeria is a game with minimal user’s involvement. Everytime you tweet, your alter ego finds adventures, kills monsters or gets items. Every tweet you post can change his life. At the time you tweet “Good morning” your character finds a new sword.
I was thinking I would become immortal because my tweets about cats would live on forever. Instead, my tweets have made me into an undead mage battling celebrities across Twitter. Finally!
Stolen art assets aside, this is a really cool use of the Twitter API. Definitely a much cooler use of a social network as a game platform than Farmville.
Yes, Randi Zuckerberg, speak to us about human decency.
Because a photo that you posted on Facebook got shared on the Internet.
How awful this must have been for you! How… invasive. What aviolation. How terrible that someone might take something that belongs to you and use it in ways that you had not anticipated, and for which you had not given explicit permission!
Dan Lyons kills it with the hubbub about Randi Zuckerberg’s photo getting shared.
I know, I know. You have children. It hits close to home. And we are all part of one great community in this world. But not every national event benefits from instant commentary or overly emotional responses. In fact, the world benefits from calm and amazing people who stay off social media and seek to find solutions in the real world.