Moments are where you discover some distant acquaintance’s fascinating urge to share what song played to their morning workout; follow the nascent start-up activities of a random bloke you met in a pub, whose name you can’t quite remember; or learn more about the quiet guy that left early without saying anything, but insisted on getting your contact (he has a family he enjoys photographing very much).
Weibo, China's microblogging platform that's a hybrid of Twitter and Facebook, was the hot place to be as recently as last year.
Ian Mc Shane’s character Mr Wednesday – actually the Norse Woden/Odin, although the series has yet to make this formally known – has a plan to take back control, and he wants an ex-con called Shadow (Ricky Whittle, once of the British teen soap “Hollyoaks”) to help.
This, it seems, involves driving very slowly through middle America, stopping off at a succession of motels and backwoods shacks so that Whittle can have visions, the directors can drop in flashbacks and flash-forwards, and everyone can wonder what on earth or in heaven is going on.
Recently, I found myself carrying on conversations on We Chat with emojis late into the night because neither party wanted to be rude and end the conversation first. Then, I stared at the thing, in its bizarre muted state.
It felt so strange not to have any bells or whistles that immediately demanded my attention.