Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

13 November 2019 | By Cal Newport | Filed in: social media.

Minimalism is the art of knowing how much is just enough Digital minimalism applies this idea to our personal technology It s the key to living a focused life in an increasingly noisy world In this timely and enlightening book, the bestselling author of Deep Work introduces a philosophy for techn

The Cows

13 November 2019 | By Dawn O\'Porter | Filed in: social media.

COW n ka A piece of meat born to breed past its sell by date one of the herd Women don t have to fall into a stereotype The Cows is a powerful novel about three women In all the noise of modern life, each needs to find their own voice It s about friendship and being female It s bold and

Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

13 November 2019 | By Jaron Lanier | Filed in: social media.

A blisteringly good, urgent, essential read ZADIE SMITH Jaron Lanier, the world famous Silicon Valley scientist pioneer and high tech genius Sunday Times who first alerted us to the dangers of social media, explains why its toxic effects are at the heart of its design, and explains in ten simp

How to Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life

13 November 2019 | By Catherine Price | Filed in: social media.

Packed with tested strategies and practical tips, this book is the essential, life changing guide for everyone who owns a smartphone Is your phone the first thing you reach for in the morning and the last thing you touch before bed Do you frequently pick it up just to check, only to look up fort

Crudo

13 November 2019 | By Olivia Laing | Filed in: social media.

A brilliant, funny, and emphatically raw novel of love on the brink of the apocalypse, from the acclaimed author of The Lonely City She had no idea what to do with love, she experienced it as invasion, as the prelude to loss and pain, she really didn t have a clue Kathy is a writer Kathy is get

The Hive

13 November 2019 | By Barry Lyga | Filed in: social media.

Cassie McKinney has always believed in the Hive Social media used to be out of control, after all People were torn apart by trolls and doxxers Even hackers like Cassie s dad were powerless against it But then the Hive came A better way to sanction people for what they do online Cause trou

How to Disappear

13 November 2019 | By Sharon Huss Roat | Filed in: social media.

Vicky Decker has perfected the art of hiding in plain sight, quietly navigating the halls of her high school undetected except by her best and only friend, Jenna But when Jenna moves away, Vicky s isolation becomes unbearable So she decides to invent a social life by Photoshopping herself into o

Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe

13 November 2019 | By Roger McNamee | Filed in: social media.

The story of how a noted tech venture capitalist, an early mentor to Mark Zuckerberg and investor in his company, woke up to the serious damage Facebook was doing to our society and set out to try to stop it If you had told Roger McNamee even three years ago that he would soon be devoting himself t