Social Media and Isolation

Faced with another article on technology and isolation, my hands run down my face. It has become tiresome.

Person in a buble
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The idea that we are more connected and yet more alone than ever perhaps reached its zenith with the video “Look up”.

It engaged a lot of us and I’ll admit to being one of those who originally shared it. I’ve since regretted that. Continue reading Social Media and Isolation

Is there a human right to broadband?

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When I first heard about the idea of access to affordable broadband being a basic right, I’ve got to admit I thought it sounded a bit daft. More recently, I’m inclined to think that it was this immediate brain jerk of a reaction that was daft. The more I think about it, the more it makes sense. Continue reading Is there a human right to broadband?