If you let your smartphone dominate your free time to the exclusion of all other interests and hobbies then you’re doing yourself a disservice. Is playing Angry Birds really better than reading a book? Is tweeting all about your life better than eating out at a restaurant? Is surfing pointless websites for hours on end better than learning to speak another language?
Except for eating at a restaurant, I do everything on either side of those comparisons on my smartphone.
Everyone to whom this applies: Put a frackin' photo in your LinkedIn profile!
Caring enough about “career” and “networking” to join LinkedIn, but not enough to bother with putting something—anything—in your profile pic seems like an awfully particular level of caring for so many People I May Know™ to be sharing.
“Nearly 60 years after his death, Alan Turing, the British mathematician regarded as one of the central figures in the development of the computer, received a formal pardon from Queen Elizabeth II on Monday for his conviction in 1952 on charges of homosexuality, at the time a criminal offense in Britain.”—At last, justice for the computing pioneering, an eccentric genius who suffered greatly and took his own life after merciless persecution and torture by the UK government on charges of homosexuality. (via explore-blog)