Posts Tagged: Social Media

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

Ten Years

October marked the tenth anniversary of this blog, and of the many iterations and designs it has been through. I remember being excited when I heard about new blogging platforms such as Blogger, as they felt like a move back to the web as it had been envisaged by Tim-Berners Lee, and that entranced me Continue Reading

Right Here, Right Now

99U tweeted a link to this rather interesting article earlier today, which reminded me of a blog post I started writing earlier this year, but didn’t finish. Here is that unfinished and unedited post: Do you remember people watching? You’d be sitting somewhere, waiting for someone or something, and have nothing better to do than Continue Reading

Giving Up Twitter For Lent

I’ve never given anything up for Lent before, but this year I’m giving up Twitter. Over the last few months I’ve found Twitter less engaging, and less rewarding, and after the latest round of hoo-hah I’ve decided that a longer break is in order. Related to this is the realisation that the ‘signal to noise’ Continue Reading