Posts Tagged: Social Media

The Human Selfie Stick

I love this video from InstagramHusband.com; whilst it looks at the loneliness of the Instagram Husband, I’ve seen as many of these Instagram clichés from men as women. I particularly like the scene that shows the single most annoying Instagram cliché: the shot of lifestyle accessories on wooden background shot from directly above ideally including small batch artisanal coffee.Continue Reading ›

Black Mirror White Christmas

Black Mirror White Christmas is the latest drama in Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror series, and it’s superb. Charlie Brooker is possibly most famous for his acerbic comedy shows such as Screen Wipe, but Black Mirror shows he is a great science fiction writer. Brooker has a brilliant view of the possible near/alternate future and it’s technology,Continue Reading ›

Look Up

See also Right Here, Right Now.

Higby

I’ve talked before about the distraction of the many elsewheres your smartphone tempts you with. Well it seems that Wolff Olins have come up with a ‘hardware solution’ to this modern day challenge in the form of Higby:

Other People’s Moments

You’re fucking swimming in everyone else’s moments, likes, and tweets and during these moments of consumption you are coming to believe that their brief interestingness to others makes it somehow relevant to you and worth your time. — Michael Lopp