Tag: social media
Brendan D. Murphy – What neuroscientists have to say about what the web is doing to us.
David Thrussell – We are Pokémon Go-ed into a virtual net of moribund surveillance capitalism.
Christina Sarich – Social media technology allows anyone to be identified with 70% accuracy.
Marie D. Jones & Larry Flaxman – Manipulation of thought and behavior is now a part of daily life.
Daniel Taylor – We need a revolution of true connection before we get to the point of no return.
Video – Is social media really all that bad? Is there a way to share the info you want and need without destroying your soul?
John W. Whitehead – Today, there’s little room for indiscretions, imperfections, or acts of independence—especially not when the government can listen in on your phone calls, monitor your driving habits, track your movements, scrutinize your purchases and peer through the walls of your home.
Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Researchers at the University of California in Los Angeles recently took a look into how media is affecting young people’s social skills. UCLA scientists studied two groups of sixth-graders from the same school: one group didn’t have any screen time for the duration of five days; while the other […]
Soren Dreier, Guest Waking Times I haven’t been writing that much lately. I decided to go stealth for a bit. So I contemplated a while under the Bougainvillea. Sometimes the best way to plug-in into the vastness of the universe is to go introvert, which pretty much could support the reality I subscribe to: It’s all […]
Beverly Blanchard, Contributor Waking Times Every day we are bombarded by a tidal wave of information. Most of it is irrelevant to our immediate lives, yet it influences our lives. We buy products because we are told they will bring us happiness; make us look younger or healthier. We run to our doctors because commercials […]
Christina Sarich, Contributing Writer Waking Times Most of us have just given up. There is a reason our youth are called the silent generation. But we apparently aren’t as jaded and apathetic as one might suspect. Maybe deep down in all of us there is a desperate hope that things really can change. Optimist or fool […]