Quo Vadis Quora?

Quo Vadis Quora?

Quora floated to the top of my Google search results  recently thanks to an article published by ZDnet. The author, Violet Blue, focuses around misogyny, trolling  and other problems Quora is facing relating to online abuse.

What women have been going through on Quora is harrowing: Harassment and threats, stalking on and off the site, and an atmosphere that enables ongoing targeting with moderators that don’t understand, or help.

I, on the other hand, wanted to write about something that’s been on my mind for a while now. Read More

Mobile Optimization – Irish Rail – Really?

Mobile Optimization – Irish Rail – Really?

On my way home yesterday, I decided to catch up with my news. Turns out, for some reason, I couldn’t access most economy, or politics-related sites because they are “restricted content over 18”.

Vodafone really needs to reassess how content is classified. Apparently, blog of Paul Craig Roberts, chairman of The Institute for Political Economy in the US is classified as over 18 only. This is the kind of content that should be available to everyone so they can educate themselves. I leave that to Vodafone, though. Read More

Why I stopped using Dropbox

Why I stopped using Dropbox

Everyone’s favourite – Dropbox. Praised for incredible acquisition plan, ease-of-use, smart business decisions, great design and 3rd party integration.

I agree with all of this. I believe Dropbox is an amazing service run by amazing people (from what I can tell reading some of their stuff online, never met anyone personally). I was telling people they should register, sent countless number of invites to friends and family and used word of mouth probably like never before when it comes to online service. You could call me brand evangelist, or some other fancy term used for a happy customer simply telling others how happy he is with the service. Read More

Hello world… again…

Hello world… again…

Well, here we are again. That WordPress “Hello world” post again.

After I stopped any activity on my old blog (graviton.me – there wasn’t much there anyway) I decided to start all over again. It’s much easier to think about blogging, and setting up the blog rather than actually writing those posts. Read More