Bits & Pieces 2013-06-06

Links and things that I’ve run across recently. April Fools! A couple months out of date… From the April 1 Twitter blog: Starting today, we are shifting to a two-tiered service: Everyone can use our basic service, Twttr, but you only get consonants. For five dollars a month, you can use our premium “Twitter” service […]

Stories to Evoke Fear; Stories to Inspire Love

This is part 2 of my story of being subjected to the “texting while driving” video making the rounds, the kind of unintended effects videos like this can have, and why the alternative is so much more satisfying. To sum up from yesterday, a friend of mine posted on Facebook the “texting while driving” video, […]

WARNING: Be Inspired Rather than Subjected to the “Texting while Driving” Video

I was going to write about something else today, but now I’ve forgotten what it is. Instead, I’m going to talk about a personally traumatic experience. Because I was one of the people today subjected to the “texting while driving” video that’s been making the rounds. I say “subjected to,” because I had not heard […]