"Digital cognitive technology has the potential to change the world profoundly. What should concern us all is that, like the proverbial frog in slowly boiling water, we are all subjects in a huge and partially uncontrolled experiment in individual and social change and we don’t realise it clearly". Article by Marc Atherton.
Adam Alter takes us on a deep dive into behavioural addiction and why so many of us are addicted to the internet. It's a compelling read, ironically hard to put down.
This review by Common Sense Media aims to give a balanced view of the current situation and covers questions around concentration levels and productivity, empathy and relationships, and problematic media use.
Jean Twenge's book, iGen, is for those of you who like your facts to be thoroughly backed up with stats. It will be of particular interest to those of you with children born after 1995, and perhaps help you understand a bit more about their world view. It reveals how iGen are actually quite different... Continue Reading →
How To Break Up With Your Phone is a well written, fun-to-read book by journalist Catherine Price. It is the kind of book you can take with you on your commute to work, or read in your lunch breaks, because it can be read in short bursts without the risk of losing your thread. The... Continue Reading →