Posts Tagged "communication"


I’m not vegetarian, but I am allergic to fish sauce. This may affect the dining experiences of vegans and vegetarians. My adventure took place in a highly-rated Thai restaurant in San Francisco this year. There was a menu item that sounded great. It had an asterisk that meant “can be made vegetarian.” My immediate thought […]

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Slacktivism is my new fave word. I previously blogged about how raising awareness often doesn’t create action, but people think they’re acting upon some injustice. I wasn’t sure what this was called, so I started calling it self-deceptive action. But it has many terms. Once upon a time, it was called being an armchair warrior. […]

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I’m Raising Awareness!

09 January 2014

Breast cancer! Pink ribbons. Autism. Puzzle ribbons. Hunger. Homelessness. AIDS. International factory slave workers paid $80/month. Other cancers. Heart disease. Other diseases. Wounded soldiers. Organ donation. Bad puppy mills. Gun control. Some of them get ribbons. Some of them don’t. But they all have one thing in common. You already know about them. I’m sure […]

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Today, 26 April 2011, was the big product launch for the Asus Transformer. It’s their first Android tablet. Got great reviews. Had an amazing price point ($399), and some interesting accessories. Everybody wanted it. I was waiting for it. Had my trip to Best Buy blocked out in my calendar. Asus’s Facebook fan page laid […]

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