Despite threats, people crave digital connection
Despite threats, people crave digital connection

Despite threats, people crave digital connection. At least that’s the clear suggestion emerging from a recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center. As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to expand, connecting more and more devices to the interconnected digital world, the threat of hacks and potential for real damage also expands but those […]

It’s the new Google Earth
It’s the new Google Earth

It’s the new Google Earth – and we’re just livin’ on it. Seriously, the new Google Earth is nothing short of spectacular and destined to become an even bigger time suck than it’s been over the __ years since it was launched. Warning: let your family know you’re headed on a Google Earth voyage. They […]

Attention spans are decreasing…wha? Squirrel!
Attention spans are decreasing…wha? Squirrel!

Attention spans are decreasing due to our tech gadgets, digital life and the…wha? Oh, look over there! Well…if you’re still with me…a new research report from Microsoft says our attention spans are decreasing. They are now one second shorter than the attention span of a goldfish, according to the Microsoft study (which doesn’t actually explain […]

Social Media & Stress? Relax…mostly
Social Media & Stress? Relax…mostly

Social Media & stress is a favorite link of nattering nabobs and Luddites but does a heightened digital life really lead to heightened levels of tension and anxiety? Mostly no, suggests some recent research from the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project, but sometimes – and for some people – an overdose of, um, empathy and […]