#CNMAC14: Digital Health Check with @drbexl

This afternoon’s session at #CNMAC14, encouraging us to think about healthy habits online… hoping plenty of time for discussion! #CNMAC14 – Digital Healthcheck with @drbexl from Bex Lewis Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

#DigitalParenting "This Day I Will" H/T @fullofchocolate

Lovely piece, this is towards the end: So I guess my heart is that you don’t give up the social media. It’s the same reason I want my kids to know how to use it – we live in a digital age and it’s something they need to know how to do. But maybe, just maybe, I want you to have that breath in the midst of your day when you hear the words of I Continue Reading →

My Year Unplugged: How I Found My Off Switch

An interesting piece on taking time out (longer than intended) by this author: As I sat there listening to the panel, I also realized we still had a great deal of work to do in all our communities and much of that work had to do with helping people learn to not only not fear technology but create more balance in their lives. I had that a-ha! moment in my own life, in fact, about Continue Reading →

Smartphones… Can you really get away from it all?

There should by rights be a team of holiday police who wrestle your tech from your grasp as you pass through customs. At the very least there should be an amnesty box, in which you can deposit your phone and/or personal organiser for the duration of your trip. But alas, there is none of these things. And so a combination of modern communication infrastructure and weak will have allowed the tentacles of work to extend Continue Reading →