Category: Miscellaneous

How Google Plus won me over and made me forget Facebook

Google Plus
gplus.to/jasonhubsch As mentioned in a previous blog post, the primary "sacrifice" that I gave up for this past Lent was Facebook in its entirety. It was quite the ride, and I decided that I would give Google Plus another shot and hope to really explore and learn more about it.   Initial Reaction When I first told people about giving up Facebook, they seemed surprised. The reactions I received were along the lines of "oh wow," implying that the notion of daily life without Facebook

gplus.to/jasonhubsch As mentioned in a previous blog post, the primary "sacrifice" that I gave up for this past Lent was...

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Lent 2012: A Reflection on giving up Facebook, profanity, and AdBlock

Being raised Catholic, it is customary that I give something up each season of Lent. Previously, I have given up such things as television, video games, profanity (swearing/music/video/etc), shaving, all forms of sex, and meat. And, in one season, all of the above at once! This season's primary item was Facebook. Facebook When I first told people about this, they seemed surprised. The reactions I received were along the lines of "oh wow," implying that the notion of daily life without Facebook

Being raised Catholic, it is customary that I give something up each season of Lent. Previously, I have given up such th...

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The New DC 52

So several months ago, DC Comics announced that they would be relaunching 52 new #1s of their comics. Some were actual relaunches, while others were brand new solo series. As someone that is a DC fanboy, but primarily follows Batman, I figured it would be a good point to jump in and see these other series -- some of which I have previously checked out, usually when the heros' path crossed with Batman at some point. Though it's about a month after the fact, here are my quickie thoughts on each of the new 52.

So several months ago, DC Comics announced that they would be relaunching 52 new #1s of their comics. Some were actual r...

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