Wearable Technology: Helping Society?

The next item on our Christmas lists is set to be wearable technology. Apple and Samsung has revealed its new watch range which links to your phone, to give you all of your notifications that are usually in your pocket, on your wrist – whilst Google is making its ‘Google Glass’ which is in essence a head display for our everyday lives.

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Candy Crush Addiction

While traveling on the tube to work I noticed the amount of people playing a puzzle game on their phone. Maybe 7 or 8 people all playing the same game, matching coloured gems together. Very odd I think, until I tell a friend and she says ‘Oh that’s candy crush’.

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What Makes Social Media so Addictive?

I have introduced the topic of Social Media; but why is it so much more compelling than real life interactions for many of us?

On one hand social media is a positive, cost effective way that many of us keep in contact with friends and family all over the world. Here’s my thoughts on the negative impact social media has on us and on our society.

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Social media : “Like real life but better” Introduction

The way social media has established itself in our lives is remarkable.
The gestation from solitary profile websites such as ‘Facepic’ and ‘Myspace’, in the early 2000’s is a new type of social media. This new type of social media is advocated by Facebook and Twitter. Changing the landscape of not just social media but  i our usage of technology and the internet in general.

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