Three digital wellness apps I use to tame my digital addiction

Isn't it ironic that there are apps designed to help us navigate our addiction to the digital world? Fight fire with fire, I guess. Anyway, as mentioned in previous posts (here for instance), it is entirely impossible for me to use willpower or self-control to manage the time and energy I spend on mindless online activities. … Continue reading Three digital wellness apps I use to tame my digital addiction

NoSurf: A guide for minimizing mindless browsing

My introduction to the NoSurf community, ironically, happened as I was mindlessly browsing through Reddit, my favorite guilty pleasure, and stumbled upon the NoSurf subreddit, a community for people who want to become more productive by wasting less time mindlessly surfing the internet. The NoSurf movement does not advocate for quitting the internet altogether. Instead, … Continue reading NoSurf: A guide for minimizing mindless browsing

The attention economy and the ‘coolest monkey in the jungle’

In today's episode of Corporate America Foolishness, H&M, a retail company known for its trendy and affordable clothing, has come under scrutiny for using a black child to model a sweatshirt sporting the phrase 'coolest monkey in the jungle.' In today's political climate... My initial reaction was, now they're trolling us. This is not the first time a … Continue reading The attention economy and the ‘coolest monkey in the jungle’