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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…

Cost of Smartphone Notifications

Data is cheap now, in fact raw cheap if I compare it from ten years down the line. For the price of a meal or less you get Internet data for almost full month. ISPs has there own ways of making holes in every pocket. No one is spared. Data has become basic need of the times and ISPs making good profits. But question is how much data? Are we not overusing it. Shall there become a time when data will be in danger of becoming extinct and we will need to make campaigns same ways as we do it today for air, water or electricity? Time will give the answer.

Stories are served day and night and we are using data mindlessly without thinking how much we are paying for it. Android Smartphones has added opium to data consumption and Push Notifications given that extra mileage. Many smartphone users subscribe to notifications unknowingly. Once smartphone is hand you get many things which you want or don’t want. There is an impression that I am paying for data only, that too very small sum, smartp…