I am fortunate. I am thankful, and I take responsibility for being where I am at any given point in time. I sat down to write something very different an this is what is coming out.
I app.net (ADN) a new remote friend, @bojan, was inspired to write an article when we got on the subject of burnout. I was very curious as to his perspective. About a decade ago, I heard from a psychologist that many of her patients in Santa Clara that suffered from burnout where from one field: IT. I was surprised, truly surprised that this field of “smarter than the average bear” professionals would have such a high rate. But then I reflected on my own experience well over a decade ago with burning the candle at both ends and having my inner Scotty giving me more power to work 10,12 even 16 hour days at a great little start up, that still exists to this day.
A few years ago, I started leaving Social Media because the social media left me… While people are aware of what is happening in SoNet space, the idea of what and why they are doing this has not been crystalized and formalized. Late last year, I wrote a piece that I decided to sit on and let gel a bit more. Then a few announcements were made in the past month that lend credibility to my hypothesis that SoNetCorps are engaging in WebFracking. Read more on Dice. And look at the link storm of references to support the article’s accuracy below if you wish.
I went to the Macworld Expo earlier this month and wrote a wrap-up. It weighed in at over 3400 words. Instead of post it here, I offered it to DiceNews in hopes to reach a wider audience. It went live 2 weeks ago, and I have been so busy with projects I hadn’t had time to mention it here.
Check it out part 1: “Truly Great Mac Products for 2013” and part 2: “MacWorld Makes it Harder to Be Cynical About Apple”
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