Just As I Thought

Return of the bubble

I was thinking of joining Twitter, which is all the rage these days — all the cool kids are doing it! But the description of the service says:

A global community of friends and strangers answering one simple question: What are you doing?

… and I realized that we have just gone over that fuzzy line of utility with the web. Who in the hell is the least bit interested in what I am doing right now? I’m sitting in my cubicle, working, drinking tea, and reading newspaper websites.
That little tidbit of topical information was probably worth an IPO, don’t you think?

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