Cam Pegg Twitter

As someone grappling with some soft tissue issues at the moment, I can appreciate the content of the message, but the acronyms are just a little too cheesy.

@campegg June 17, 2019 at 9:05a.m.

In reply to @notrevol:

@notrevol Or in other words: this is why we can’t have nice things 🙂

@campegg June 16, 2019 at 3:24p.m.

RT @JamesClear: Most people need consistency more than they need intensity.

-run a marathon
-write a book in 30 days
-silent me…

@campegg June 16, 2019 at 3:21p.m.

Word: ‘’By failing to address collective suffering, and systemic change that might remove it, they rob mindfulness of its real revolutionary potential, reducing it to something banal that keeps people focused on themselves.”

@campegg June 15, 2019 at 8:29p.m.

You know things are kinda messed up when Hawking’s “A Brief History of Time” is an easier read than the majority of privacy policies:

@campegg June 13, 2019 at 9:19a.m.

RT @mcmubria: I’m giving names to all 3,501 of the Cheerios in a large (12 oz) box. You’re welcome to suggest Cheerio names. (Some of these…

@campegg June 12, 2019 at 4:53p.m.

Scathing. But (from what I can see) also accurate.

@campegg June 12, 2019 at 2:02p.m.

A withering critique of Uber. “Uber’s most important innovation has been to produce staggering levels of private wealth without creating any sustainable benefits for consumers, workers, the cities they serve, or anyone else.”

@kottke June 12, 2019 at 9:51a.m.

RT @MeredithFrost: Chuck Jones’ rules for writing the Road Runner & Wile E. Coyote cartoons. Brilliant. https://t.c…

@campegg June 12, 2019 at 11:19a.m.

😱 “…you would have to use an organic cotton bag 20,000 times more than a plastic grocery bag to make using it better for the environment”: (But less plastic in the ocean would still have to be a net positive, no?)

@campegg June 11, 2019 at 2:13p.m.

Well worth taking eleven minutes out for your day to watch this…

@campegg June 11, 2019 at 1:33p.m.

This NBC LeftField story describes how with the invention of pioneering apps & can’t-put-down devices, a small group of people in Silicon Valley set the wheels in motion for society to become distracted, disconnected & depressed. (11 min view)

@HumaneTech_ June 11, 2019 at 12:11p.m.

In reply to @campegg:

Related: I’m looking for interesting, smart, preferably low-volume accounts to follow. Hit me up with suggestions.

@campegg June 11, 2019 at 11:16a.m.

In reply to @campegg:

And guess what? I kind of like Twitter again.

@campegg June 11, 2019 at 10:31a.m.

In reply to @campegg:

And then I deleted all of my tweets… all the way back to 2007.

@campegg June 11, 2019 at 10:30a.m.

I declared Twitter bankruptcy last week and went and did this:

@campegg June 11, 2019 at 10:30a.m.

I listened to this on the way to work this morning… both enlightening and somewhat depressing.

@campegg June 10, 2019 at 5:43p.m.

Tons of good tidbits in here from Natasha Schüll, author of “Addiction By Design”:

- Avoidance of right angles in casino design (even carpet patterns) to reduce decisions.
- “Tinder is a slot machine for faces…”
- time-on-device is the new time-on-site

@MarkMulvey June 10, 2019 at 11:52a.m.

In reply to @campegg:

@notrevol I would also like to see how (e.g.) politicians function using one of the languages where ‘evidential’ constructions exist.

@campegg June 10, 2019 at 10:32a.m.

In reply to @notrevol:

@notrevol Hah! It is a challenging read, but he’s not wrong… and I’m probably going to spend the next little while second-guessing every decision I make 🙂

@campegg June 10, 2019 at 10:27a.m.

Whoa. “…the concept of knowledge is a hangover from a stone-age way of thinking that has long outlived its usefulness. We’d be far better off without it.”

@campegg June 10, 2019 at 9:14a.m.