Facebook will remind you how fucked up you are and also try to make money off of it.

Originally posted on The Bloggess:
I was just on Facebook, and this popped up in my feed as something suggested for me personally: And first of all, it’s disconcerting when you get targeted advertising for half a dead squirrel, and it’s not even the good half.   Why send me this ad?  It’s as if Facebook… Continue reading Facebook will remind you how fucked up you are and also try to make money off of it.

The noise and discovery problem

A couple of days ago, Chuck Wendig posted a long expletive-rich rant about the proliferation of low-quality books—which he blames on self-publishing’s lack of gatekeepers—and how that makes it harder for everyone because the signal (quality books) is being buried in the noise (poorly written/edited/packaged books). And despite the high-handed tone so many writers adopt … Continue reading The noise and discovery problem