Taking Your Time With Your Time

Time Well Spent is a movement to change what we get out of technology. As mentioned in The Interface, Tech companies, [the movement] argues, have “downgraded” humanity by promoting shortened attention spans, outrage-fueled dialogue, smartphone addiction, vanity, and a polarized electorate.  Image: humanetech.com It’s not without its critics, one executive was moved to comment that it […]

New Kick Off

Author, Andrew Mueller started his career as a rock music journalist. Not satisfied with the accolades that usually don’t come their way for such a vocation, he moved to travel and foreign correspondence. That helped him get a gig at hosting the Monocle 24 podcast, The Foreign Desk and that did win him an award. […]

An Eye On Monocle

After giving an email newsletter recommendation recently, here’s another: The Monocle Minute. Sent out daily thought out the working week plus an expanded weekend edition, The Monocle Minute gives you snippets of news and analysis from around the world. With a look at the stories that are just off to the side of the screaming […]

Bug Park

A holiday weekend is a time to take stock, have a look around, and appreciate what’s around us. Getting a little closer nature can also mean some of the local wildlife taking a visit too, but that just means another photo opportunity.

Save The Internet

Facebook is now facing a bewildering level of accusations up to and including privacy breaches and even interfering with the democratic process. It’s more important than ever that we keep an careful eye on social media and other major technology companies. Doing just that is The Verge’s Casey Newton with his regular report, The Interface. […]

Off The Beaten Virtual Track

The Savoy Ballroom, known as, The Track, to the regulars, was a ballroom famed for creating many a swing dance including the spectacular Lindy Hop. Sadly, the ballroom was demolished in 1958 as so modern dancers can no longer strut their stuff on the famed dance floor. Jazz Mad London are set to give us […]

Cats In The Cover

The album cover is an integral part of the music listening experience. Even though it is relegated to just an image on a music player, it still tells you much of the intent of the performer and the style of the music. So that intent and style can change somewhat if you take the people […]