I’m right. You’re wrong. How we misuse information to feed our prejudices

Ben Farrell FAKE NEWS, FAKE NEWS, FAKE NEWS…That’s what we hear right? Donald Trump is pretty upset about it… should we be too? Well, the problem is not so much about whether the news is outright fake or not. That would be easy. A lot Read More …

When I grow up, I want to be a digital nomad: Why aiming to become a digital nomad is the wrong mindset for success

Let’s be honest. The idea of being a ‘Digital Nomad’ is very appealing. Clacking away on your MacBook in a bar by the beach. You breathe in the salty air, exhaled by the crisp blue horizon that stretches across the top of your laptop screen Read More …

Are We Really Living in the End Times?

I sit, watching the hour of unconscious chaos on my TV that is the evening news. A macabre carousel of tragic scenes from around the globe fill my lounge room. Live crosses to crisp-suited reports standing among chaos consume my evening, delivering stories of terror Read More …

Do you push people to email or text? Are you scared of real-time conversations?

I’ve never liked phones. I get anxious as soon as I feel my iPhone arrogantly vibrate in my pocket demanding attention with no consideration for my surroundings or situation. I feel dread as my sweaty palms grasp it to silence its rudimentary ring as I glance Read More …

Social Media: The New Mob Mentality?

6 Minute Read There’s a new mob mentality forming. An anonymous, negative, collective consciousness that greys and smudges the crisp horizons between actions and personal accountability. Now, cowards sit behind illuminated screens, their beady eyes dark and spiteful as they clack at keyboards with numb, Read More …

Why can’t I hold the things I love?

What happened to my physical world? My study room was full of the things I love. Records with their scratchy sound, followed by CDs that I could stack in towers of musical categorisation. I had photos on the wall and in albums that reflect my life. Read More …

Did ‘Mindfulness’ Exist Before Technology?

When you think about it, I mean really think about it, the concept of Mindfulness (to be ‘present’ and aware of your surroundings and senses) is quite ridiculous. Don’t get me wrong. I’m a believer and have probably read every major book written on the Read More …