Solipsism, Politics and Facebook

I read a lot. This is not meant as a brag or a boast but rather something that has occurred with this addiction I have formed to my tiny black information box called the Iphone.  Over the past couple of years I have come to the habit of repeatedly pressing the home button, entering my…… Continue reading Solipsism, Politics and Facebook

Internet Overload plus random thoughts

A very heavy workday has ended and now I have a few minutes before I go into the evening routine.  Usually this time would be reserved for playing World of Warcraft but thankfully I think that addiction is starting to wane.   Or, it could be that I’ve created a nice little space for myself…… Continue reading Internet Overload plus random thoughts

Random Thoughts – Internet

1. Internet These days it is hard to open the newspaper without seeing an article about Facebook, Twitter or the myriad of other internet websites.  Everyone is tweeting, Facebooking and posting away it seems. I wonder if I’m just getting old (at the ripe age of 34) but I find myself becoming less enthusiastic about…… Continue reading Random Thoughts – Internet

Anonymous and LulzSec

Well, I was just about to fall asleep while reading the news on my iPad and caught the story about LulzSec hacking into the Arizona Police department, “because we are against SB 1070 and the racial profiling anti-immigrant police state that is Arizona.” Don’t feel like writing an in-depth post tonight so just going to…… Continue reading Anonymous and LulzSec

Does the internet make us smart, stupid or just more informed?

There has been an ongoing debate in the past few years about what the internet does to our brains. Some would argue that due to the sheer volume of information we consume on a daily basis we are actually becoming smarter. While the other opinion is that we have lost the ability to concentrate due to the constant e-mails, messages and scrolling sidebars which distract us.