Remember FOAF and Atom?

Yeah, viagra me neither. Due to the requirements of technical skill, buy viagra the WWW, RSS, Atom and FOAF never evolved into the decentralized social networking and news dissemination platforms that smart people in 2001 hoped they would be. Instead we got Facebook and Twitter–ad filled, controlled, walled gardens whose only virtue is that they […]

A Neurochemical Con Job?

This strange but hopefully reassuring essay was prompted by an exchange with a friend via the shallow artificiality of Facebook. I guess it could have been worse; it could have been prompted by the shallow artificiality of Twitter or some other part of the Internet.  Anyway, afterwards, I felt the need to explain a few […]