The digital divide is being flipped 🔗

The Digital Divide is Being Flipped - Seths Blog > Today, as digital tools get cheaper and more widespread, a new gap is appearing:

If a parent uses a tablet or a smartphone as a babysitter, it’s a lot easier to get a kid to sit still. As a result, parents who are busy, distracted or can’t afford to spend as much 1:1 time as they’d like are unknowingly encouraging their kids to become digital zombies, with a constant need for stimulation, who are being manipulated by digital overlords to click and click some more.

In the past in Europe, pale skin was seen as attractive, as people who were suntanned worked in the fields. Now, the reverse is true as it is a sign of not working to have travel abroad and obtained your tan. This digital situation reminds me of getting tanned, the element which distinguished you in the past was access to the internet, now it is being able to disconnect.

Also see Deep Work by Cal Newport (affiliate link)

I Checked Lightroom CC when it came out and wasn’t too impressed. Back then I was using an iPhone SE. I downloaded it this weekend on my iPhone Xs and with the combination of new camera and improvements, it’s really a lot better.

The whole “I’m passionate about the Oxford Comma” thing feels very cliche now. So my bio will have “No.1 em dash fan”

I’m really enjoying playing with the iPhone XS camera. It lets me take photos I couldn’t with the SE. Shot with Slow Shutter Cam

Colder weather means porter time. This is a Christmas porter. 1EA2A0BB-F78B-4CAB-89F3-6E04AE88380F.jpg

Any wireless charging recommendations for iPhone Xs? I’m looking at the Anker PowerPort 5, The Logitech Powered for iPhone looks the best…but that price.