25 Apr

Karate-do & Social Media: Going Full Circle

Remember in the early 1990s when listserv was a new and exciting way to interact and exchange information on Karate-do. I remember logging in on my old modem in front of my giant green lit monitor and looking forward to reading what other like-minded people had written. Then came online groups like Egroups in the late 1990s and then blogs in the early 2000s. Although there was disagreement, in both of these platforms there was a sense of community. All of these have been eclipses by social media like Facebook, Instagram, Pintrest and others. Admittedly I tried some of these platforms and came away from them a little shocked and disappointed. Read More