Social media addiction is a growing phenomenon. It is a problem-space defined by the deep irony that the more connected we all become by the putatively “social” information and communication technologies, the more isolated we all feel ourselves to be. In this context, expectation is fundamentally, foundationally discontinuous with experience. Continue reading Social Media Addiction
Instagram does not only generate dissatisfaction, it thrives on it. Continue reading The Hard Facts of Cultural Selfies
Sometimes the most profound truths (or at the very least – facts) emerge not from what does exist, but from what does not. Continue reading On the Presence of Absence
Ideological turbulence, media distrust, fake news and the hyper-inflating bias towards successfully self-propagating inflammatory rhetoric in (or as) social media is one instance of a broader principle through which life and intelligence negotiate and harness or exploit entropy in information and energy processing systems. Continue reading The Implicit Psychological Entropy of Social Media
You can not actually detox from digital hyper-connectivity using digital devices, but who would be willing to let the truth get in the way of a good business model… Continue reading Mobile Device Digital Detox ?
The influence of popular communications and media is an effect measured by the relative simplicity of the associated communication method. Continue reading The Challenge of Communicating Complex Concepts
Personality or persona is the most concise form in which a reflexive attitude and interpretation (both from and) towards the world can be captured… Continue reading On Personality