I find myself not visiting Twitter as much over the past couple of weeks. Call it conversation burn-out, and to be honest I think the Twitter craze is starting to cause me to have a shorter attention span and I that scares the crap out of me.
I have always been very proud of the fact that I have been very efficient in anything I do, and that I multi-task at a very high level for extended periods working on complex projects. I feel the 140 character limit of twitter has the high potential of re-wiring people’s brains in a negative ways. Would love to see someone do some clinical examinations of Twitter addicts.
What made me really realize this is that I don’t communicate well in a 140 character world. After all I do a 1 hour and 15 minute podcast twice a week that is widely followed in a world where getting anyones attention for 75 minutes twice a week is a magnificent feat.
Considering the show broke the 125k Listener barrier recently, the more I think about it the more I really am shocked at the success of the show. My brain was definitely not meant to work in a 140 character world.
So with the re-launch of this blog I am vowing to move away from the 140 character world although the temptation will remain high to keep on tweeting I know that I need to move back to what I love doing most, and that is talking about tech and looking at the bigger issues we are facing today.