Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick
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Social networking: the death of creativity

The modern dilemma of creatives: staying in touch with your audience - increasingly expected these days - versus actually, y'know creating stuff. As always, xkcd speaks most clearly in its minimalist way:

Constraints
Click the image to see the xkcd website.

LJ and other blogs often require a lot more thought and attention per entry to update and read than the other social-networking sites, but Twitter requires constant attention to make any sense of at all.

The most productive I ever am is when I'm offline.

How about you?

If so, why are you reading this? ;-)

Chris
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