Her Chic Geek
Sometimes, a deal is just too good to pass up. Like getting your hands on an Amazon Kindle for just $114.
I was guest lecturing on Social Network privacy at a high school technology class when a voice from the back said, “Look, just because Facebook asks for my home address, birthday and phone number, doesn’t mean I have to give them up. Gah.”
About once a year, go on an UNSUBSCRIBE! tear. This week is apparently that time. I have taken my name off of no less than 13 listservs the past two days. And I've only just begun.
For the sake of digital brand consistency, individuals and companies should try to use the same username or “handle” across their social networking, blogging and video sharing accounts. But how do you know if your desired doppelganger is available? Surf on over to Namechk.com.
The iPhone 4 is my soulmate and the Kindle is my crush. That, among other things, is what you'll learn about your Chic Geek in this month's issue of Her Nashville magazine. Here's a teaser:
If you're thinking of starting a blog—or just wish you had a place online to share your favorite pictures, links, videos and inspirations—consider Tumblr. Millions of people, companies and news organizations already do; and they're sort of obsessed with it.
You know I'm all for your obsession with Internet-based communications tools. When used thoughtfully and purposefully, new media platforms like Twitter, Facebook—and enabling Smartphones and tablets—can do wonders for your productivity and social life.
Attention, People of Earth: please, for the love, save your office gossip and snark for face-to-face conversations and after-work happy hour. Do not communicate these thoughts via email.
The specter of heredity has lurked in the darker corners of Cheryl Perkins’ mind for as long as she can remember.
Her mother died of colon cancer four years ago, and nearly all of the women on her mother’s side of the family had hysterectomies between age 45 and 50 because of cancer diagnoses.
To read this and other Her Well-Being stories, click here.