Quora: The Facebook for the inquisitive among us

I must admit. Quora still baffles me. It baffles me because I’m flabbergasted at the willingness of people to provide such exhaustive answers to questions from posters, many of whom appear anonymous. It baffles me that Quora is also getting closer to a saturation point, meaning why bother answering questions that have ...Read More
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Harley Wishner, MD, and what’s wrong with private health insurance

I’ve never been a fan of private health insurance. Why? Oh, a host of reasons. But one in particular is because a private health insurance company can still determine whether or not it wants to pay for a procedure it does not deem “medically necessary.” You see, I suffered from terrible pain ...Read More
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How Hillary Clinton lost me… and Bernie Sanders won me over

The first presidential election I voted in was back in 1992. I voted for democratic party candidate, Jesse Jackson. You see, I remember seeing Jesse Jackson back in 1984 at the Democratic National Convention held in San Francisco. His keynote address electrified the convention floor. His impassioned plea for more government expenditures ...Read More
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Facebook irritates users with commenting failure

Facebook commenting must improve     Back in April of 2015, I wrote about Facebook not being the world’s biggest waste of time and to this day still feel essentially the same. That doesn’t mean, however, the social media platform falls short on a few specifics as far as functionality is concerned. Today’s post has ...Read More
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Bernie Sanders is the Kvetch we’ve been waiting for!

I’ve contemplated Bernie Sanders entrance into the 2016 presidential race for some time, trying to understand what truly distinguishes him from any previous contender. And what I’ve concluded is that aside from his socialist leanings, he’s the most down to earth candidate to grace the national political stage in a long time. ...Read More
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Twitter must reinvent itself as a public benefit corporation

Twitter announced layoffs last this past week. It caught a few people by surprise. But it didn’t catch me by surprise. That’s because I’ve long had a love/hate relationship with Twitter since its very inception back in 2006. Jack Dorsey, Twitter co-founder, was originally inspired to create Twitter as a dispatch platform ...Read More
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