Tag Archives: Culture

Obituary for Social Media in the early 21st century


I like YouTube for two reasons. It’s simplistic and fast to use as a viewer and it’s easy to upload content if you’re a private creator. I also like the possibility for the common people to publish their knowledge and opinions. In fact, when publishing my Computer Magazine in Iceland, from 1993 through 1997, I often reflected that this option was only a matter of time. It … Continue reading

Where is my browser when Firefox is dead


One of the first things that I do after installing new software on my computer, is to disable Automatic Updates and if possible to also disable Update Notifications. Obviously it’s nice to be informed when new – and sometimes critical – updates are available to the software that you use. Sometimes months could go by without you remembering that it’s wise to check. On the other hand … Continue reading