A recent article in Business Insider tells the tale of brothers John and Bert Jacobs, founders of the $100M “Life Is Good” t-shirt company. The brothers felt like they were being completely devoured by email. They write in their book “Life.
There is a new software system called Phylter developed by a group of scientists at Tufts University. Phylter is meant as an accompaniment to wearable tech, which poses the risk of non-stop notifications of texts, emails, twitter updates and the.
It’s becoming harder to ignore the fact that pervasive technology use is having a corrosive effect on our ability to connect with other humans. Current research bears this out. One study found that the presence of a cell phone, even.
Few words sum up the current pace of modern life like the word “fast.” From processor speed to 0-60 mph automotive times to Amazon Prime package delivery, everything seems to move a lot faster than it did 10 or 20.
For all the wonders the Information Age has afforded us, it has also provided us with infinite possibilities for constant activity and distraction. Whatever gaps of inactivity that might have existed in days before pre-internet (and particularly pre mobile tech)–waiting.
It’s no big news that we as a species are becoming ever more glued to LCD screens of all sizes–from that big monitor to our little ‘wearables.’ The occasions we find ourselves offline are becoming fewer and farther between. And.
In celebration of its new Galaxy Note 4, the Samsung corporation has set up something called the Eureka! Room. The room, located in London’s Proud Archivist gallery/restaurant/event space and developed by O2 and London Science Museum’s Inventor in Residence Mark Champkins, channels all of the latest.
We wonder if Moby Dick, The Great Gatsby and many other canonical books would have been written in today’s technological distraction-fest? Would Melville spent his days clicking on threads linking off the various Wikipedia whale entries? Would Fitzgerald have spent his days.
If you’ve been around the social media, new media sphere for a while, you probably know the name Clay Shirky. Perhaps best known for penning, “Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations,” he is a Fellow at the Berkman Center for.