Category Archives : technology


Puppies of Instagram: Social Media Safezone

  The other day I had coffee with Patrick who hates social media. “Everything, EVERYTHING is a contentious issue online. Here, pick something.” So I picked puppies because in life choosing ‘puppies’ when ‘puppies’ exists as an option is just something I swore to 7 year old me that I would always do. And Patrick […]

social media negativity

Notifications, Off

Press home to unlock. How many articles are there online about the social media addiction? If you’re one of the people they’re written about, you’ve probably spent enough time browsing to actually field a good guess. GuyYouMetAtTheBarButDidntGiveYourNameTo liked a photo you’re tagged in. Even as I type this, I can see my phone flashing out of the […]


5 Reasons to Attend the 2015 Digital Media Summit

One question you hear a lot in digital media has to do with advice: in a world where over 100,000 Twitter accounts identify themselves as “social media gurus”, how do you know who to listen to? The answer is to stop looking to individuals who boast their expertise, and focus instead on gatherings of professionals. […]

adam rodricks digital media

WhatsApp Web Review: Access from Your PC

If you’re anything like me, you need to be connected to your contacts, especially when you’re working. This gets particularly difficult during office hours, when people condemn the person who is addicted to their Crackberry, constantly tapping through meetings and taking frequent breaks to get into their phone.   So what’s a better way to […]


Fitbit Flex Review

In 2012, I was at a CES keynote when I first heard “wearable tech” as one of the big bets for the next five years. I scoffed at the idea of people opting to shed their jewelry and fashion statement-making accessories for tech products. Two years later, I’m writing this review while my Fitbit Flex […]

CNN fitbit flex