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Amanda Quraishi @ImTheQ The Internets

The Q abides.

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Joined Twitter 4/29/08


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7/12
2020
@buss_patriarchy That's one hell of a Venn diagram you're living in. 🤣 @ImTheQ I’m my life there’s unfortunately too much overlap btw the “social media is bad” folks & the “sunshine & ka… https://t.co/a6BgDXQpAw
Retweeted by Amanda Quraishi @lavagabondia Perhaps. I think the superusers also do their part to stay addicted. Ego is one helluva drug. ;-) @buss_patriarchy I appreciate your points. In my fantasy world, digital media would make things *more* accessible f… https://t.co/yPF9lfUYhw @ImTheQ I agree w that. My point is that the ppl writing a lot of these articles when they casually pontificate abt… https://t.co/sZe1aRjY9T
Retweeted by Amanda Quraishi @buss_patriarchy It's a fair criticism. @buss_patriarchy Yes, agreed. I feel somewhat vindicated by how many people/orgs are now trying to find ways to mak… https://t.co/sIskFOVwsM @ImTheQ Employers have discovered remote work is actually good. Doctors have discovered Telehealth is actually good… https://t.co/JmLvBkZF8f
Retweeted by Amanda Quraishi @ImTheQ It’s like all the stuff ppl thought was awful before the pandemic & wouldn’t work leading to denial of acco… https://t.co/dpqtW72QoX
Retweeted by Amanda Quraishi @buss_patriarchy And I *do* see enormous value to online community. It's why I do what I do. I just feel like we (… https://t.co/DneOBM1bVl @buss_patriarchy Understandable. I often think of you when I'm talking about ways to make things more accessible on… https://t.co/k49RKrtCU7 @ImTheQ I have to admit I do spend a lot of time culling my online connections for quality. Periodic mass unfollows help me alot.
Retweeted by Amanda Quraishi @lavagabondia I also removed the apps from my phone. And I use demetricator apps that remove notifications and metr… https://t.co/tp7oWcvRrB @lavagabondia I've found as I've put space between myself and social media that it *is* manageable if I prioritize… https://t.co/Q5brp7z15v @buss_patriarchy I'm not sure I understand what you're saying here. @lavagabondia 500 people is a lot of people. Dunbar's number says our cognitive limit to the number of people we ca… https://t.co/HB26fIKfBy @lavagabondia It's like being at SXSW all day, every day. Even if someone isn't talking directly to me, I'm consu… https://t.co/BItseSNZkn @lavagabondia The point is that just because you're online doesn't mean you're not being taxed by engagement, and m… https://t.co/UVWxh6aZN5 @lavagabondia Part of it is what you're acclimated to, part of it is your own predisposition for introversion/extroversion. @lavagabondia On a social platform like Twitter - you can post something public and even if you're not a influencer… https://t.co/ggCHVrqu0F @lavagabondia Even if you only get a fraction of the engagement someone else does, it's still exponentially higher… https://t.co/38WCnEDtR7 @buss_patriarchy It's absolutely possible to offer the benefits of open, online support communities without deliber… https://t.co/oiVseBUCCJ @buss_patriarchy I'm not sure anyone is saying social media is inherently terrible. I think the criticism comes in… https://t.co/JH9gq1VG16 @lavagabondia I think the basic need is the same, but the scale, speed and scope at which engagement happens online… https://t.co/5BMygeSRoiTexas is not doing well. https://t.co/UVfg0HqbfA @PamelaGrow @ctassaf It was when we were little - as we got older (and less sociable at breakfast) they stopped. Bu… https://t.co/3VjPrhabSfRead more about building trust with audiences: https://t.co/rObq2yO5pB https://t.co/Jl6PB3b3iA
Retweeted by Amanda Quraishi @rossramsey I have always contended that Twitter isn't the problem. We just really suck at using it for what it's good for. @ctassaf When I was a girl my parents used to read a chapter from some book during breakfast each morning - and thi… https://t.co/hguZlzfSqF"Stay out of this. This is not your problem." – 8 yo when I told him he needed a haircut
Retweeted by Amanda QuraishiOne of the best things I've read about how/why we struggle to maintain our limits when it comes to using digital me… https://t.co/2bWes3tCal“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time. You have to write up, not down.” E.B. White, born… https://t.co/qGnmy7A0pv
Retweeted by Amanda Quraishi @2oolAmeen Ameen."The medium was no longer the message, it was just an asshole. I want my attention back." https://t.co/aTejj1BEqPNews, insights and learning opportunities - sign up for the Institute for Digital Civic Culture's monthly newslette… https://t.co/OAEGMGrgJy"We are obsessed with the illusion that we can be more, do more and fix more than we can because the Internet has e… https://t.co/x9JpcMqmsf"MAD is a cessation of active conflict by means of threat of annihilation. That's not the same thing as peace. Not… https://t.co/suJgWQeLkQ
7/11
2020
Dis my new jam. ht @brieloskota Avenue Beat - Lowkey Fk 2020 (Lyrics Video) F2020 https://t.co/u4WmQ15LSd via @YouTube @Hipstercrite This explains... so much.While I was on my two-week social media break, I attended a virtual meditation retreat. It was just what I needed. https://t.co/fdyDrmKdsc @AmyVernon @mochamomma @usccrcc EXCELLENT. I have one more episode for this season. Then I'm taking a short break,… https://t.co/VKAzzZjth4 @AmyVernon @mochamomma @usccrcc But will you be a guest?!"And so it goes. Each nation, each party, each person maintaining an arsenal and a defensive posture, assuring ours… https://t.co/6HH40QSgGQI'm working on season 2 of @LWTUApodcast and here is a sneak peek at some of the couples I'll be discussing. https://t.co/O3MzL4fRkJ
Retweeted by Amanda Quraishi"Due to security risks, the TikTok app is no longer permitted on mobile devices that access Amazon email. If you ha… https://t.co/eCWzHY7tuo
Retweeted by Amanda QuraishiAnother: “About 1.5 years ago, my husband & I bought a small community newspaper in NE Texas … Since we have a very… https://t.co/LK0wbqqbo0
Retweeted by Amanda QuraishiHow Would You Reimagine Learning? 5 Visions for Our Post-COVID Future via @IDEO https://t.co/9QJl1q1HUn @Kisa_Dreams @blantonmuseum This is beautiful!Pretty happy with how my land art sculpture turned out! 💐🌹🌷🌼 It's amazing how much you miss in nature if you're no… https://t.co/uUskzKeGye
Retweeted by Amanda QuraishiThe bad news is: Everything is impermanent. The good news is: Everything is impermanent.
Retweeted by Amanda Quraishiomggggg. I am listening to @ImTheQ and @mochamomma talk to each other on the #DigitalPeoplePodcast from @usccrcc's… https://t.co/5Jkaq3CMgo
Retweeted by Amanda Quraishi @AmyVernon @mochamomma @usccrcc YAY! Thank you for listening to us Amy! It was such a pleasure to finally sit down… https://t.co/EPodEZls6LThis was such a great conversation. @martinriedl really knows his stuff! https://t.co/D7xiXPKoDq"If we're serious about using digital spaces to do the things that are important to us, we have to be flexible with… https://t.co/yRlfjeQSaJ @fmbutt ALAS.Episode 10: Trisha Daho In this #podcast episode, Trisha Daho offers her perspective on how doing business has cha… https://t.co/kP9gXwmLct @fmbutt Sure. You'd think actual media critics would be a *little* more tuned in to the less obvious, though.https://t.co/BUiE5dTJQi
Retweeted by Amanda QuraishiMillions of Americans Depend on #libraries for Internet. Now They’re Closed. https://t.co/UYicVvsJU5
Retweeted by Amanda QuraishiI think it's interesting that Instagram doesn't get the same level of public and media criticism that other social… https://t.co/qONZTonmJfThis is brilliant. #disinformation #elections #democracy #digitalcivics #digitalculture https://t.co/M4YfqOHCgE👇👇👇 https://t.co/52NpBr6GVxNews, insights and learning opportunities about digital culture - sign up for the IDCC Newsletter:… https://t.co/z5Nf64KnM9 @elvialimon https://t.co/yW8x22Xt7h"A pervasive anxiety that has taken over and drives public discourse. Anxiety that, as it becomes exacerbated, turn… https://t.co/9DaPLZMGElMorning walk view! https://t.co/BHFreQosfq
Retweeted by Amanda QuraishiHow do I join this club? https://t.co/OmHRxBYDsmMy patience for logical fallacies seems to be inversely proportional to the intelligence of the person employing th… https://t.co/NLRMxzOOIBA new 8-week course will examine the roles #philanthropy plays before, during, and after crises like we are current… https://t.co/irTJwrYxzs
Retweeted by Amanda Quraishi @JeffQuestad They are beauties! Did you grow from seeds?I see now where I've gone wrong. #motherhood https://t.co/JKVQmcjtz4My Friday Reflection: We're All Mad https://t.co/uvO9E0UCYT @MeredithGould I'm pretty sure 280 characters would not suffice.Excited that @usccrcc has launched online leadership courses for American Muslim professionals! Check out courses w… https://t.co/zCQmP9rIOj
Retweeted by Amanda QuraishiGet The Q's Letter - my personal newsletter full of reflections, tasty links, photos and other random stuffs - deli… https://t.co/ZqvSy05Tcg"Growth - whether physical, emotional, intellectual or spiritual - is not easy or fun. It takes energy. It takes de… https://t.co/awA48D1ljz
7/10
2020
Thrilled about this! @nbmbaacharlotte has offered 20 spaces for @stanfordccsre @DigCivSoc @StanfordHAIhttps://t.co/Y9mQqQOlTi
Retweeted by Amanda QuraishiSubscribe to my personal newsletter - The Q's Letter! It arrives once a month with all kinds of random goodies in i… https://t.co/kd3hN5xPrA @digitalfatemeh The book we all could have written.Police Are Buying Access to Hacked Website Data https://t.co/nCN1Z4RBBX via @vice @monicaisliberal Oh no! This happened with my MIL a few months ago. It's super scary. The good news is that it was really easy to treat.Looking forward to getting my hands on this book by @sarahfrier: https://t.co/jnNqhZ77OR #digitalculture #digitalcivics #socialmedia[The French philosopher Blaise Pascal pointed out that “All of humanity’s problems come from man’s inability to sit… https://t.co/VgIlag6LnPDon't miss my #podcast conversation with @martinriedl about the state of deliberative democracy online, free speech… https://t.co/VJ3EBez1jvThis starts in about 90 mins; join us! https://t.co/7ptW7VjjQ7
Retweeted by Amanda QuraishiIs Mindfulness Online an Oxymoron? https://t.co/8py52w7XES https://t.co/tpUrNfMbfv @sadiatiramisu Yay! Then I can text you all my not-safe-for-social-media comments. :)If you don't get in on this, you won't understand anything on my Twitter feed during the month of September. https://t.co/RKBkTjFMseCongrats to @JoyAnnReid! 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 https://t.co/j5WDwJA2G7
Retweeted by Amanda Quraishi @bobbycblanchard Bobby, I have that exact same duvet cover.Odie says he’s sleeping in today https://t.co/vvkLwyhCEP
Retweeted by Amanda QuraishiIt can't be a matter of simply transferring the same kinds of communities, meetings, classes and organizations that… https://t.co/uQq9XjbTrV @deighton_rose Thank you!"Rather than seeing trolls as scary monsters waiting to attack us, we recognize trolling as a set of behaviors that… https://t.co/2MuvvwCO4UMeditation. It's good for what ails ya: https://t.co/cPVpw4iouf
7/9
2020
“To see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.” Georgia O'Keeffe on the art of seeing… https://t.co/WOkvHgezfj
Retweeted by Amanda Quraishii just tried to explain my job/journalism to my dog and i said: "you know when you go sniff another dog's butt to… https://t.co/mdklm4GEmr
Retweeted by Amanda QuraishiI'm not saying that WFH life can be a little boring, but I'm getting to the point where I want to burn popcorn or h… https://t.co/nVbFQ7rPPa
Retweeted by Amanda Quraishi @judetx Ahhhhahahahaha
7/8
2020

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