Category: Social Media
The Role of the Audience
A Paradox William Zinsser, the author of On Writing Well, says that there is only one person you should write for, and that is yourself. It is your job to please yourself first, then worry about the reader (Zinsser, 2006). This is a true statement in a perfect world, but in reality, it is not. In…
Is Knowledge Still Power?
The use of smartphones has changed our ability to acquire knowledge. When almost everyone has access to the Internet, is knowledge still powerful?
Living by Deep Work
For the past couple of weeks, I have been writing about deep work and how great ideas come from focused work. This week I decided to write about the same stuff, but I want to give an update on how deep work has affected my life. Newport has challenged me to think, work, and live…
Goodbye Wild West
Will I be able to give up my favorite mobile game? Read to find out!
Hacked to Distract
Are big tech companies getting us addicted to our phones on purpose? Every morning when I wake up, the first thing I do is shut off my alarm and check my notifications. If any news articles catch my eye, then I check them out. Otherwise, I immediately check Instagram to see how many likes I…