When Neil Johnston heads off whale watching in the waters off Vancouver Island, he is in for a bigger surprise than he ever bargained for.
Has the current North American diet — often processed, packaged, and high in sugar and preservatives — led to decreased attention spans, the decline of literate and critical thinking, and potentially even the decline of political conversation and rhetoric? The psychological symptoms of malnutrition after all are unresponsiveness, disinterest in one’s surroundings, listlessness, weariness, apathy, irritability and poor memory. If we are what we eat, most of us are in trouble.
Too many social media accounts? Too many personalities to maintain on Twitter? Neil Johnston has figured out the cure, and it’s relatively painless.
What device do you take with you when you’re biking across the Baja, sleeping in tents and raising dust and craving convergence? iPhone? Kindle? iPad? Neil Johnston does the road test.
As Twitter readies itself for the plunge into advertising, Neil Johnston explores the impact on social media. Is this going to be a big yawn or a big wave? And what will it mean for you?