Our tech columnist tried to skip digital news for a while. His old-school experiment led to three main conclusions.
In 1998, Swatch proposed a global time called the Internet Time that divided a day into 1000 ".beats". It was meant for people to coordinate time for calls, chats or multiplayer online games. Right
Some people are still holding out that technology will save humanity from itself. But we keep forgetting that the world doesn't run on information-it runs on emotion. And that's why everything is fucked right now.
As an email startup CEO, I hear it every week. "I hate email. Email sucks. Why can't anyone fix it? And why would you want to spend your life working on something everyone hates?" Email is an obvious target for blame, since we collectively send 183 billion of them every single day. But blaming emai
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This year saw the 43rd anniversary of email. Compared to a human working life, email has after more than four decades on the job now reached retirement age. Is it time for email to step aside to allow
I recently invited a top management consultant to give a guest lecture at my course at Copenhagen Business School. I went to sit among the students during the talk. They had been instructed to take notes
Twitter's CFO made some headlines recently by suggesting that Twitter was going to tweak the reverse chronology of the feed and introduce algorithmic curation: Many, like me, though had reasonably
Now that people have several devices at work-a laptop, a phone, a tablet-they're finding new ways to use each piece of hardware for a different purpose. Consider it a new way to manage all the digital demands on our attention.
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Science is an exciting field to work in. There is a whole universe of problems out there waiting for someone to solve. But science doesn't exist in a vacuum.
The unplugging movement, which encourages us to disconnect from technology, is unsustainable and misguided.
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Jeswin proposes that Facebook has failed, explaining that the more you use Facebook, the worse it gets. He describes a login screen with 30 stories on it, four of which are interesting, and blames Facebook for encouraging its users -- especially commercial users -- to share in ways that make the experience worse for everyone.
It's tough to manage one's online personal.
Why the president doesn't necessarily know any more than you do.
Three months ago, I made a decision that drastically changed things in my personal and professional life. I quit Facebook.
I was wrong. One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought it was "corrupting my soul." It's a been a year now since I...