I notice that in terms of distraction FB is the ‘gateway drug’, it’s pretty innocent, just to have a quick look. But then you are down the rabbit hole of internet prapanca!Read More
Our smart phones have a lot in common with the pull lever slot machine, even the action, ‘pull to refresh’, mirrors that of the gambling machines. Irresistible.
Mm so how could I replace this kind of treat, a break, that is also a bit of a gamble? Where I get something amazing or, I get nothing much.
What's the adult equivalent of 'playing out'? I've been trying to find out. I’m on Cal Newport’s digital detox for the whole of January.
Here's how it's going, so far.Read More
I am temporarily giving up facebook and all social media, online news and using the internet as 'entertainment'. I don't want to give these up forever, but I want to be free of the compulsion.Read More