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Is push mail notification a non sense

Automation is good but is it reliable too?
For very long time Android phone was alien to me. But considering public demand of SEND ME Whatsapp rants lastly I invested in this idiot gadget.
Not more than 24 hours and I realized it's a complete waste of money given if you do not take too many photos and if you do not work in an android environment. But anyway hole was already burnt in my pocket.
Only one thing become easy for me that is reading email. I kept only emails on and relied on email notifications. However today no mails popped out. I thought may be everyone celebrating India's Republic Day.
I text message to CEO of reputed company regarding a pending email answer. He is a busy fellow. You can get him easily. Since matter was important I thought to give a text message.
Out of nothing I opened my email and found his reply which he did early morning.
SHOCKED.
Lesson learnt check your mail box manually before texting.

Information War, Personal Security and Me

Too much of anything is just bad. You cannot consume too much in your tummy, you cannot consume too much in your mind. I was never a social media person because if I don't know a person how can I interact and share my personal interests. However, at one point I worked for a social media company and created many accounts, written many social media guides and published online.
The noise that social media creates gives an illusion that you can make big things out of it. Though I never spend many hours on social media but I started sharing content on it, on and off, and with certainty I can say my own sites performed better without social sharing.
From my experiences I found going on many social channels means dilution of ideas. Because I am individual and not a company I cannot go to many social channels and create content. I don't have budget to appoint someone who can work for me on social media. If you are individual blogger like me and creating many social channels for sure…

Why I am not a medium.com member anymoe

Blogging is way of living for me. Whether I blog here or for my employer, in either case I am getting something. Medium has choice to go for a free or paid version. Since I publish content and keep it open for public viewing, I would expect to at least read articles of my liking from it. Going for a subscription is one option but for a price of $5 a month I can buy a book, read it, re-read it and preserve it to be read by future generations.
I will like to extract maximum from 5 bucks and not just to spend on a monthly subscription.
In addition, since I give away content free on my medium.com I would expect to at least have privilege of reading. If I can't have this luxury why I will keep staying at any such platform and give them profit without return.
Yes, you heard it right, when I sign up for any social media or any website or app, I give them one customer. There number of user increases by one. Number attract more numbers. More people show interests, as business…