Tagged: conversation

tweaking my twitter feeds

tweaking my twitter feeds

I have 2 twitter feeds: @djchuang and @djchuang247. When I first forked my original @djchuang feed in July 2009, it was to keep my personal asides and live tweets at events from overflowing the home feed of 5,000+ followers. Didn’t think they...

Convos at Urbana 09 in St. Louis

Convos at Urbana 09 in St. Louis

This week I’m in St. Louis for a large students mission convention called Urbana 09, click on this twubs to follow twitter conversations in real-time. I’ll be hangin’ out at the Pan Asian North American Student Lounge, located at The Holiday Inn...

Impact matters more than intention

Impact matters more than intention

Wow. These blog post comment threads at here and here about unintentional racial stereotypes is blowing up. Big. Time. [cf. summary] I think that discussing highly-emotionally charged issues in an asynchronous public forum like the online blogosphere is mostly ineffective. One party...

philosophy and religion have a place

philosophy and religion have a place

Small talk is not my forte’. I can talk about weather or sports for maybe 30 seconds tops. Those are the conventionally safe topics. Work usually comes up early in the conversation, as in “what do you do?” People too quickly associate...

why talking about sex is so hard

why talking about sex is so hard

In this video conversation with Becky Knight, a sexologist and sex educator in the Charlotte, North Carolina area, we breach an often uncomfortable topic, “Why talking about sex is so hard?” Her website is www.livingsexuality.com and she twitters at twitter.com/livingsexuality There you...

debrief on the Fuller conversations

debrief on the Fuller conversations

I got an invite from Daniel Lee [facebook profile], a Th.M. student at Fuller Theological Seminary, who is coordinating a newly-formed group on campus called Asian American Theological Fellowship. Last night was quite the privilege for me to share a presentation titled...

how to have constructive conversations in cyberspace

how to have constructive conversations in cyberspace

Justin Taylor posted this gracious plea titled “Should You Pass on Bad Reports?” by Tim Keller & David Powlison. Permission is granted to mirror the article, and I’ve chosen to extract several excerpts: … One obvious genius of the internet is that...

orange you the conversation starter

orange you the conversation starter

This polo shirt has been quite the conversation starter. Wore it on Sunday for church and home-hunting in Orange County, and effortlessly picked-up conversations with people along the way all day. (photo by Jeremiah) After church, ran into Stanley & Leslie Jee,...