addiction

A Bad Case of NOMO

I’ve got a bad case of NOMO. You probably already heard of FOMO — ‘Fear of Missing Out — the phenomena of social media addiction increasingly studied by psychologists. According to MyLife.com, 56% of social media users suffer from FOMO.… Read More »A Bad Case of NOMO

In Darkness Find Freedom

Given the Independence Day holiday, let’s discuss a modern freedom that comes with going dark on the Internet.

turn off your phone.
Image by Anna Douglass

I’ve been enjoying a vacation for the past few days, in large part because I don’t feel the need to be online.

Electing to go dark for extended stints has been hard. There were emails I wanted to respond to, updates to post, and conversations that seemed interesting and worth joining.

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