Social Media Take the Wheel

When you’re in times of trouble, document your rage online. Daniel was tired. I was tired. The customer service call was just going round and round in circles. He kept telling me there was nothing he could do. My claim had been rejected. I calmly repeated that by law I was entitled to that refund. The airline had lied. I’d had a flight cancellation the month … Continue reading Social Media Take the Wheel

It’s Everyone’s Problem

  I’m a people person. Everyone knows this. There’s nothing that warms my heart more than meeting a kindred spirit.  There’s something reassuring about finding another person whom you have something in common with. All it takes are two little words of solidarity to make a large and anonymous world less lonely: Me too. But when that common ground is a collective experience of harassment and … Continue reading It’s Everyone’s Problem

Life as we know it

The future looks more like the past than the past did. When I was a kid, I thought that in 2005 I would have those self lacing hi-tops from Back to the Future and be living in a Jetsons style apartment in space. The technological advancements have been amazing. Even if I do seem remarkably underwhelmed a lot of the time. Why can’t I Whatsapp underground? Why … Continue reading Life as we know it