Category Archives: Digital culture
Spoiled for choice today. First, a study by Oxford University suggests that the average Facebook user has 155 friends (close to the ‘Dunbar number’ of 150, which anthropologists suggest is the maximum number … Continue reading
French photographer Antoine Geige has created a series of pictures featuring people having their faces sucked into their phones. This project, called SUR-FAKE, examines issues like technology addiction and dependence (Thanks to Babycakes for … Continue reading
“The more you put your life in the public domain, the smaller your life becomes. ” Kevin McCloud. (Daily Telegraph, 30 October 2015, P29)
This is starting to get interesting. Digital detoxes, which I was speculating about back in 2010, are starting to become mainstream. A ski company used the phrase in a recent press advertisement and someone in NZ seems to have registered … Continue reading
I totally love this! I know I’m supposed to be posting the new version of the money chapter but I’m afraid that this is too good to ignore. I’m not usually a fan of things like this, as some … Continue reading
Hard to believe, but apparently more people have died taking selfies this year than from shark attacks. More on mashable. Thanks Lynda.
Hate to say this, but I told you so…. Computers do not improve pupil results according to OECD study of 70 countries.