This is the only thing keeping me on this network: a nice moment that suddenly reveals itself.
It started with a casual conversation being shared...
I explained in several paragraphs what @firstname.lastname@example.org is to my niece.
Niece: “So, it’s Nerdstagram?”
Me: “That’s fair.”
Then someone failed to actually register `http://nerdstragram.com`, sharing this:
Being answered by the original author:
Who didn't know his joke could not be understood because of the way twitter handles (domain redirects:
Now we all know how to use this joke:
Those serendipity moments used to be more common, or at least I feel like so.
With an ordered timeline, instead of a scrambled one, I would've caught on that. When it happened.
I was hooked to twitter before I could explain why, but I vividly remember when I could: Michael Jackson's death.
For hours, the only source of information was Twitter.
Sharing the actual moment, with a huge number of people was special. It rarely is, now.
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