Digital Lifestyle

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How Social Media is Rewiring the Human Brain

  The way we consume information effects our brains. This is not science fiction but the result of several studies of the effect of social media on the brain. There is a deep concern that the these changes may cause problems with concentration and that the younger generation will be “less likely to undertake deep, critical analysis of issues and challenging information.” There is worry that this could also lead to problems with obesity, a need for instant gratification, lack of conversational skills, inability to analyse and problems with a...

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Crossing the Social Media Rubicon into The New Digital Mindset

There is a big discussion about where UX is going and about the impact Social Networking is having. When it comes to Social Media we have crossed the Rubicon (metaphorical point of no return). There is no going back. There is nowhere to hide. Social Media and the explosion in tools in the last of 6 months have changed the industry. Some people also argue it is changing our brains as well as our entire ways of working. Thomas Power has a 16 minute video, called “Do you have a digital...

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Epson MegaPlex turns an iPhone or iPad into a big-screen projector

I have been looking at docking stations for a while and always left the store empty handed. Now Epsom has come out with one that fits the bill of what I am looking for. The Epson MegaPlex. I want one that is more than just a set of speakers and a charger. It is a projector that just happens to be also a docking station. After video, DVDs and then Blue Ray I am well past the point of being a movie collector. I am very selective now of which...