Identity Crisis: We are more than a slave to appearances
What is left of me after I shut down my computer, turn off my phone, or wipe away my makeup? What about after I quit my job, after I move, after I lose my health, after I get older? What if no one knew me—would I still be someone?
Facebook, the metaverse and a falsely promised future
Facebook is dead and Meta has risen from the ashes. But is the Metaverse the next step in the future of the internet or just another pipe dream?
Facebook is not your friend
“Big tech” companies are slowly gaining more control over our lives, leading some to call them “Digital Lords”. But how do they stack up against the actual Lord?
The illusion of connection
Loneliness (n): a feeling of sadness because one has no friends or company. But you are not alone.
How to fight on Facebook . . . and win
The internet can be a cesspool for strong opinions and aggressive arguments. How can you have a respectful discussion with someone on social media?
The challenge of voluntourism
How to help, rather than hinder, on your next overseas trip
Are you being watched?
Your electronic devices are your window to the world. But who's looking back?
Selfies, scalpels & soul surgery
These days, just about anyone can Photoshop their selfies to perfection. But that's no solution for the ugliness of self-loathing.
Feeding the homeless or the ego?
The "humble-brag" — is it a way to feed one's ego, or is there a greater benefit behind sharing good deeds.
Connected but lonely?
The busy activity on your Facebook newsfeed may belie a more sobering reality.
Your child’s online footprint
Parents' duty of care to their children extends to the potentially dangerous digital space.
A Selfie of the Heart
What if you could post a photo of who you are, not what you look like? Would you "like" that photo?