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Social Media for the Anti-Social

Social Media for the Anti-Social

By Cindy Black / June 23, 2009 /

When I first heard about how the internet was going to bring us closer, by allowing us to be physically further apart while we communicated, I wondered if I was missing something. I usually score low on those Reader’s Digest Mensa sample questions. Still, something felt “off” as I watched a newscaster being “close” to…

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Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice, 2009

By Cindy Black / June 21, 2009 /

“…our Earth is taking part in a fantastic cosmic ballet. First, it pulls us through space at a speed of nearly twenty miles per second during its annual journey around the Sun. The Sun then drags the Earth with it during its voyage through the Milky Way at a speed of 140 miles per second.…

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Welcome

By Cindy Black / June 19, 2009 /

What is the focus here? Please, don’t ask for focus, my mind meanders. Wandering is the best part of a conversation. So, since the “social web” is all about the “conversation” these days, let’s wander together. The explorations in prolonged conversation can bring us all to a deeper and broader place that satisfies a psyche…

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