A passing thought on Twitter

After complaining about the dehumanizing effects of social media in posts such as this [one](http://voices.kansascity.com/entries/social-media-and-human-experience/), I finally threw in the towel and joined the Twitterverse (or is it Twittersphere?). As a professor/writer/politics junkie, it has become a professional necessity. But a few days after joining the social networking site, I ...