Social Media: Generation of Self-obsessed Narcissists

“[T]hese tech giants have quietly crept into our minds and rewired our brains. They have engineered a generation of self-obsessed narcissists. […] Registration might be free, but long-term use quite evidently comes at a price.” A well-written article on Highsnobiety about the world in which we live.

Douglas Rushkoff About the Retaking of Now

In this 45-minute TV show Douglas Rushkoff reflects on a world where everybody is in an always-on state, about how modern communication technology does not aim at connecting people, but at keeping the marketplace alive, about eyeball hours and the colonization of human attention, and how a zombie apocalypse might even become a more desirable…

Look Up

I love the internet. It is an essential part of my professional life as a journalist and writer, it enables me to work wherever it is available, and it makes my journeys much easier. However, I hate the omnipresence of smart phones. It keeps people away from living in the moment, and it makes people…