How social media manipulates us

I’ve started another Humanity Hiatus. A time when I pull away from social media and news and concentrate on my life and work for a time.

Last time it was for about six months, this time I’ll be going for at least the same amount of time, and at the end of it will see if I want to come back.

I used to watch TED talks all the time, but they fell away to Facebook, YouTube and others over time, but I do love TED. And today, while having lunch I found the following videos that likely encompasses the WHY I (and others) need to take these breaks.

Let Sleeping Dogs (and Cats) Lie

Is it “lie”, or “lay”, I always get them confused. It matters not, the title gets the point across.

 

Below are our pets, as they like to sleep while hanging out with me while I work at home.

 

Bill likes to be real close. I’m not sure how this is comfortable.

Ever the little lady is Joey.

Edie didn’t like being flashed!

More of Jo laying about, it’s her favourite thing.

Porter on the shelf above my desk.

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