The Internet is a 12-year-old boy
Would you pretend to blow up your son for the clicks?
On Oct 16, 2015 by Zan McQuade
Your selfie might kill you
Is the perfect Facebook post really worth dying for?
On Oct 9, 2015 by Zan McQuade
Your opinion doesn’t matter
It’s not just about whether or not you have a voice—it’s how you use it.
On Sep 22, 2015 by Zan McQuade
Drivers, don’t let Google take the wheel
Why are we willing to put so much faith in technology?
On Aug 1, 2014 by Zan McQuade
By eliminating discomfort, is the Internet killing our ability to wonder?
We are so used to knowing that it has become distinctly uncomfortable not to know the answer to something.
On May 2, 2014 by Zan McQuade
For my father, Spike Jonze’s future can’t come soon enough
While some might see the attachment to technology in Her as a prison, to me it was liberating.
On Feb 7, 2014 by Zan McQuade
How we can make the Internet better in 2014
To make my own experience a source of joy and enlightenment, I’ve laid some very general ground rules for myself.
On Jan 1, 2014 by Zan McQuade
Open up your Internet and let me in
We need to be active in our selective Internet curation, keeping a check on ourselves so that our circles don't continue to shrink.
On Nov 26, 2013 by Zan McQuade
The comfort of pages: Why a Kindle will never be perfect
The world is continuously making the move towards an entirely digital life easier by allowing it to take up more of our lives.
On Nov 19, 2013 by Zan McQuade
We binge, we consume, we mainline … then we do it again
Are we in love, or are we just addicts, consuming without thinking about what it is we're consuming, what we're watching, or hearing, or obsessing over?
On Nov 1, 2013 by Zan McQuade
Grappling with mortality in the Facebook era
We'll all live on as digital ghosts. In a nitty-gritty sense it sounds awful, but in the long term, I think that it sounds a bit wonderful.
On Oct 29, 2013 by Zan McQuade
Is Instagram ruining the art of photography?
In the world of traditional arts, it’s those who aren’t doing what everyone else is doing that receive the highest praise. Online, that's not the case.
On Oct 22, 2013 by Zan McQuade
Why I stopped following celebrities on Twitter
Is the at-reply the new fan letter?
On Sep 18, 2013 by Zan McQuade