Category Archives: communication overload

Banal Status Updates

2004 – That was the year Facebook started, and now 845 million use it to connect with people all around the world, people they haven’t met for years and friends they want to socialise with. But there is a growing … Continue reading

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DigitalSilentNight Christmas Special

This Christmas why not try and go 3 hours without your mobile so you can invest quality time with your family or friends. Nothing is worse than sitting down for your christmas meal and having someone more intrested in updating … Continue reading

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It’s Official: To Protect Baby’s Brain, Turn Off TV

A decade ago, the American Academy of Pediatrics suggested that parents limit TV consumption by children under two years of age. The recommendations were based as much on common sense as science, because studies of media consumption and infant development … Continue reading

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What is DigitalSilence?

  DigitalSilence is committing to 3 days without technology and reconnecting with reality. We all recognise the importance of the digital world around us and for most it seems impossible to live without. Checking social updates, surfing the web, watching … Continue reading

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Are Social Networks Actually AntiSocial?

With todays use of social media are we more or less likely to see people in the flesh? The use of the mobile or even email has become unfashionable, so has meeting up with a friend become less important to … Continue reading

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Organise Your Working Day

Could dividing your working day up into sections help you realise your potentional. Not checking/repling to your emails every 5mins, or being a slave to your blackberry. Over at 99% is a short post entitled:   A Day Without Distraction: Lessons … Continue reading

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Technology Making You Lose Sleep?

Could using playing Angry Birds, watching CSI or surfing the web before bed really cause you to lose sleep? The National Sleep Foundation seem to think so: “Americans report very active technology use in the hour before trying to sleep. … Continue reading

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