Tag Archives: Social media

A lament for the Millennials

Economic, political, social and psychological factors are combing to create a historically unique time to become an adult. It isn’t all bad. It is just different. Continue reading

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Book review: It’s complicated – the social lives of networked teens by Danah Boyd

Listen: if you want to feel sorry for young people, Danah Boyd’s It’s complicated is a good place to start. Continue reading

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64 things you need to know now for then, Ben Hammersley

A unifying theme is that “…etiquette around usage lags way behind the technological capabilities”. We’re in the midst of profound technological shift and are still working out the right balance in many areas of our lives. Continue reading

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You are an individual. Just like everybody else.

The core idea in Mark Earls’ most recent book “I’ll have what she’s having” is that the unit of analysis for social behaviour should be the group not the individual. Collaborating with Anthropologists Alex Bentley and Michael O’Brien the book … Continue reading

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