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Smartphones use outside work hours cause exhaustion: the case against mobile learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

We talked about the storm on Thursday which caused the complete halt of the train system in the Netherlands. You can only do one thing at the time, hence engaging in smartphone activities often implies not being their with your attention for your family or friends.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

There’s increasing acceptance that it is a disease — that our globalized industrial society is inherently debilitating and requires us to spend our whole lives attempting to heal from its negative effects (video elaborating on this here — thanks to Susan Nelson for the link).

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Facebook Eavesdropping Patent and Congress Questions

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Why does Facebook have patents to listen (eavesdrop) through the microphone for ambient sound if they are only using it for uploading your video? So why did you say that the only audio Facebook has access to is uploaded videos from phones, and Messenger? Asking for a friend.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Food as Medicine: Nutritionfacts.org’s Michael Greger’s TEDx talk about why almost all the major causes of death in western society are attributable to poor nutrition and the industrial food system. image via Ulf Parczyk on Jim Newman’s Facebook Page.

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Even Microsoft Struggles With It

Michael Sampson - Currents

But there’s also the more formalised artifacts that are produced that cause the major problems: the help videos, user guides, screenshots, scenario explorations, and much more that need to be kept up-to-date.

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