Author: The Deletist

Let’s Keep Everything, Just In Case

I hear this phrase a lot in both my personal and professional life. I’m continually amazed at the reticence people have to delete anything digital, especially email.  It’s not uncommon for me to see email accounts with thousands of read/unread messages. Whenever…

Music

Last Thursday I performed Mahler 2, The Resurrection Symphony, with a local orchestra and choir.  For the first time in years, the concert was not recorded.  I made sure to pay close attention to what was happening around me, not…

Snapchat

Snapchat is a social media application that allows people to share pictures/video with each other on a temporary basis.  Once the image, called a Snap, is received it can only be viewed once for 10 seconds before being deleted from…

Social Media & Vampires

Usually when somebody mentions vampires, people picture an undead bloodsucking creature, who can’t be exposed to sunlight.  I’m talking about real vampires, not the ones from Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series who sparkle in sunlight and survive by sucking the blood…