Articles Posted in the " Digital Living " Category

  • #DigitalParenting: Safer Internet Day (#SID2014)

    Safer Internet Day is tomorrow – look out for lots of good advice flying around the internet, to ensure a more positive experience for all. I’ll be live on Premier Inspirational Breakfast 8-9am tomorrow, and on Steve Wright in the Afternoon at some point in the afternoon. See the teaser video produced by the organisation: Like It? […]



  • Art and Technology: Can they work together?

    Interesting piece from the Guardian: Technology and art have enjoyed a tempestuous relationship over the years. Fine art purists have demonstrated a wary scepticism towards the use and abuse of new technologies, and tech-heads have been staunchly resistant to art’s whimsical influence. But as the pressing issues of privacy and identity, addiction and dependency, and […]



  • [VIDEO] Apple Holiday Ad

    So, does this Apple advert confirm all your fears about tech-addiction, or do you see how tech is just a tool for creativity? Here’s what Huffington Post had to say about it. Like It? Share it...


  • Some Advice re: Cyberbullying

    Some thoughts for parents on dealing with Cyberbuyllying If you or someone you care about has been cyberbullied, bullied in-person or both, it doesn’t matter whether you’re part of an “epidemic” — as some people claim — or if you’re in a minority, any more than it matters to cancer patients how common their condition […]


  • My Year Unplugged: How I Found My Off Switch

    An interesting piece on taking time out (longer than intended) by this author: As I sat there listening to the panel, I also realized we still had a great deal of work to do in all our communities and much of that work had to do with helping people learn to not only not fear […]


  • Will Technology Replace Thinking?

    Interesting piece from Kirk Douglas, aged 96 – observing technological changes: The first thing you come up against is technology. One night we took our grandchildren out for dinner. I looked around the table. Jason, the youngest, was playing games with his cellphone; Ryan, 12 years old, had his head under the table and I […]


  • The Positives of Suicide Forums #DigitalParenting

    An interesting piece from the BBC (H/T Maggie Barfield): Joe Ferns of the Samaritans added: “We should acknowledge that many people are using suicide forums and chatrooms to anonymously discuss their feelings of distress and despair, including suicidal thoughts, which may have a positive impact on the individual. They may be expressing feelings that they […]


  • [INFOGRAPHIC] Linked In

    I’ve never been the world’s biggest user of LinkedIn, but if you’re looking to connect with senior managers/corporates, this is the most likely place to find them. Great article on Social Media Today on getting the most out of it – and the infographic they use: Like It? Share it...