This is a relatively new term. Coming up through the ranks of corporate training during the 80s and 90s, we just called it new employee training. Back then, software as a service (SaaS) wasn’t a thing, so we called new user training, um, new user training. Like I said, onboarding wasn’t invented back then. After all of these years of doing this kind of work, I can tell you it is exactly the same thing.
This one should really come as no surprise to anyone that has been following me on the bird site for the past year and change. During that time, I allowed the angry bike part of twitter (which lines up nicely with the we hate suburbs part of twitter) to influence me. There is a lot of very interesting things out there in regards to micro-mobility, and I’m jumping into it with both feet, mostly.
I think I’ve mentioned somewhere that I’m cutting back on using Twitter and Facebook. To that end, I’ve started using Mastodon. I’m still not sure if it’s a good fit yet. That said, this post is acting as a test to see if it appears over there by subscribing to this blog. Let’s go see …
Dammit! I thought for sure I made it. Since 2019, hiding, wearing a mask, being careful. All that. Still, I walked through a sneeze or touched something I shouldn’t have and managed to catch Covid.
With Twitter finally turning into a dumpster fire, and Meta sites already a dumpster fire, maybe it’s time to ditch social media altogether. Go back to RSS feeds from blogs and Flickr.