Recently I saw that Facebook has now made videos autoplay with the volume on, let’s explore why this is a bad idea. First off, most people don’t like autoplay, especially if they’re on limited data. Second, there’s a respect issue. Autoplay literally forces people to automatically view their content. This skews data as to views, […]Read more "Why Autoplay is a Terrible Idea."
So one of my associates bought to my attention a particular individual that doesn’t want their artwork shared on blogs and other places. Now as a content creator I want my stuff to be shared. It’s why I put stuff out so that people will see it, like it, share it, benefit from it, and […]Read more "Sharing things online."
So I was cleaning out my inbox and spam when I came across an interesting fake email. Obviously, I had to use it as example because they failed on so many levels to be convincing. So here’s the email (edited for details) ” Hi (actual email used as my name) I just wanna tell you […]Read more "An Interesting Bit of Spam"
So since I had gotten on Facebook, fighting tooth and nail to be able to have the privilege, I had never changed my password. NEVER. Recently, I had gotten a smartphone, and of course I had to get Messenger in order to make the most of it. Then there was a problem with Messenger. A […]Read more "So Called Improvement"
It’s been a year… A year since I started blogging and started what I hope to be the empire of the Irreverent Gentleman. I feel when I make these posts, especially with the titles, that I am beginning a a story, a “Once upon a time….” like statement that I hope brings in views. There […]Read more "The Irreverent Gentleman and the Beginning."
“You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can drip and it can crash. Become like water my friend.”– Bruce Lee This […]Read more "The Gentleman and Debating with Water"
I’m going to coin this term. It is based on a character in the movie The Mummy. The character is named Benny, he was a former associate of one of the main characters, O’Connell. Throughout the movie we see a conflict of morality between these two characters. O’Connell’s experience with Benny has taught him that he […]Read more "The Gentleman and the “Benny Syndrome”"