Just finished Nicholas Carr’s The Shallows… The first 50 pages almost made me quit reading it. And I highly suspect he wrote them that way on purpose (in the style of Eco’s The Name Of The Rose) to underline his point about our diminished reading skills. Since the internet is changing our brains, our reading, thinking & remembering.Fortsæt læsningThe internet is rotting your brain?
My selection from the SXSW bookstore – whether you’re into marketing, our mysterious brain, content/curation or just sorting out your work & life.Fortsæt læsningBooks to improve you digital life & work
McGonigal is famous for her ideas about harnessing the skills and powers of the gamers of the world to make it a better place (Reality is Broken) But back in 2009 she had a concussion – and the treatment is basically: Do nothing, have no entertainment. No wonder the suicide rates for concussed people are 3x average. McGonigal felt her choice was to either kill herself, or turn it into a game – and so many people used the idea to improve their live quality. She’s now made it more easily adaptable in cooperation with university researchers. It’s all about building up resilience: physical, social, mental and emotional!Fortsæt læsningA Crash Course in Becoming SuperBetter – Jane McGonigal
I feel the same dilemma every time I attend a conference and particularly sales exhibitions: I want to document what I see, and what I think about it, but they’re exhausting to begin with, so tasking yourself with writing comprehensive blog posts or anything beyond twitter updates seem impossible. I found a different solution.Fortsæt læsningA catch-all for your thoughts
Keeping up with your new years resolution to get your digital life in shape? Did you clean up your app permissions and your digital past? Well it’s time for step 3: Present your digital present – in one place. Why leave your digital identity to strangers? Take control, claim your digital content and give people an single…Fortsæt læsningPresent your digital present -in one place
Keeping up with your new years resolution to get your digital life in shape? Did you clean up your app permissions already? Well it’s time for step 2: Cleaning up your digital past. Still have that MySpace account moulding away in the back of you digital closet? Not sure if you ever left that photo-sharing…Fortsæt læsningClean up your digital past
More about the case Europe Vs Facebook. (Via Eyesinthenet – even if you don’t understand Danish, check out their great links on internet & privacy)Fortsæt læsningWhat facebook knows about you
Since January is 7 days old, I’m sure you’ve already started running, you’re eating healthier and are meditating daily. But how is your digital self? Still bloated, unsafe and out of shape?
Start this year with a health check of your digital identity – and get in shape, be happier and healthier! The first step is easy: Clean up your app permissions.Fortsæt læsningA New Year’s Resolution for your digital identity?
This Ph.D has an interesting idea. Why just like things on the internet, why not use the same game-like mechanics to learn things. Maria Andersen’s idea: Let’s put a “Learn This”-button on the web. Well I for one would like to see an implementation of this. More from Maria Andersen here: http://www.wfs.org/content/world-is-my-schoolFortsæt læsningA “Learn This”-button?
With all your good intensions of burdening your fellow humans with less email, and spending less of your valuable time on automated emails – ever wonder how you’re really doing? Well I did, and here’s my numbers: I dealt with 7,479 emails this year!Fortsæt læsningInbox Zero – and the 2011 stats…