That is problematic for any frank descriptions of class activities, for sincere and heartfelt expressions of self-doubt, for honest critiques of my own practice and the behavior of others.
I don't write many more blog posts than I do write. My internal censor stops me before I start, or makes me quit after the first paragraph. Am I wimping out? Well, yes. Is that still the right thing to do?
Oh yeah, I also have school-work to do ... a family to support and connect with ... and my personal sanity/health to maintain.
Twitter has its own problems which will likely lead to its doom in the near future:
- bot accounts often spam hashtags, especially the popular ones during chat sessions (like #satchat)
- the company's inconsistent application of bullying/harassment policies make it feel less like a safe place for many users
- the 280-character expansion last summer changed the genre significantly (and made the #flipblogs concept somewhat obsolete)
So we need a new "thing" -- a new platform to connect, communicate, collaborate, commiserate. I don't have the answer right now. I'm just the annoying guy asking all the questions. And I'm probably just in an echo chamber so