This falls under the “old dog, new tricks” conversation. After several months of fighting the good fight as tBBC’s resident Luddite, I finally signed up for a Twitter account, @KenKohl1. I think that’s the handle, anyway.
I “got with the program”, quite honestly, because of my involvement with this site. I know that several staffers had suggested to me to get up to speed with social media (you know who you are, so don’t stand there shuffling your feet and staring at the floor) just to get a sense of the new media information flow.
Although my wife and I have had home computers (desktops => laptops) for several years, there were really a couple turning points; all family related, of course. First, my mom bought a laptop and learned to do a bit of web surfing (NY Times articles, recipes, etc.) to supplement the daily hardcopy medium. She moved from cutting out clippings in the local paper and snail-mailing to me to emailing articles and attachments. Read More
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