Technobiophilia and why our digital lives don’t need to be frantic

According to Author Sue Thomas who wrote the book Technobiophilia: Nature and Cyberspace there’s an intimate relationship between the language we use online: clouds, rivers, streams, viruses, and bugs and the way that we use our devices to reconnect with nature. … Continue reading Technobiophilia and why our digital lives don’t need to be frantic

Creepily Correct Predictions Circa 1880 About The World in the 21st Century

Creepily Correct Predictions Circa 1880 About the World in the 21st Century

Albert Robida was born in 1848 and died in 1926. A French illustrator, etcher, lithographer, caricaturist, and novelist, he came up with some creepily accurate predictions about World War II and also how our world would look like in the … Continue reading Creepily Correct Predictions Circa 1880 About the World in the 21st Century

Content Is Big Business, The Challenge Is Knowing Who Can Create It

Content Is Big Business, The Challenge Is Knowing Who Can Create It

A key take-away at this year’s Digital Cream in Sydney was about content. It’s the buzzword of the past few years in digital marketing circles. The hunger for content pervades every business and it outpaces agencies’ ability to create it. Key … Continue reading Content Is Big Business, The Challenge Is Knowing Who Can Create It

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How to find the right music for coding, writing or any other absorbing activity

A playlist can have magical import upon your creative output. Here’s some music styles that have helped me for writing, creating, sorting and doing the more mundane but necessary tasks in daily life. A few tips on selection 1. Seek … Continue reading How to find the right music for coding, writing or any other absorbing activity

Healthcare Marketing Tools to Revolutionise Your Healthcare Business

Technology is rapidly accelerating and changing beyond all recognition every few years. So the healthcare industry mustn’t only keep up, it must be at the forefront of these changes. Doctors and medical practitioners everywhere would do well to stay on the pulse of these changes. So here’s everything you need to know about technology for marketing purposes in 2014 and beyond. It will help you to inform, persuade and inspire your key constituents. Image Source Human Computer Interfaces The beloved and ubiquitous iPad has actually only been around since 2010. This was closely followed by the iPad 2, 3, 3.5, … Continue reading Healthcare Marketing Tools to Revolutionise Your Healthcare Business

Are Smart Solutions Making Us Dumber?

As the problem-solving ability of technology becomes ever more sophisticated, are we losing our ability to discern between vital and trivial problems? Seemingly insignificant problems are elevated in importance, while more serious problems down-played or ignored. This modern day conundrum is lampooned well in a meme floating around about First World Problems. It’s Not A Bug – It’s A Feature Just because we have a smart solution or a life hack for certain things, doesn’t mean that we must use it. Some things shouldn’t even be considered problems. Here are some examples: Awkward situations Noisy or messy situations Imperfect situations … Continue reading Are Smart Solutions Making Us Dumber?