The Social Dilemma

This week, I watched The Social Dilemma for the first time, it is a documentary that examines how social media and technology continue to do harm, polarize society, and abuse their influence to make money through surveillance. The growth of conspiracy theories, the exploitation of social media for political purposes, and its detrimental effects on […]

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The Social Dilemma

Major Takeaways from the Documentary The documentary examines how social media’s design nurtures addiction to maximize profit and its ability to manipulate people’s views, emotions, and behavior and spread conspiracy theories and disinformation. We call ourselves “Users.” The documentary was overall shocking and disturbing. One thing that stood out to me was the term “users.” […]

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Productive or Destructive…

Your Brain on Technology Before the invention of the clock, humans perceived time very differently than we do now. To them, time flowed like a stream of water; the transition from one moment to the next was seamless and imperceptible. Once people started tracking time, that all changed. When we invented the first time-keeping devices, […]

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