Entries by Simon Lockett

How Does Social Media Affect Dating + Relationships in 2014?

When it comes to dating and relationships, we live in a confusing time. The world is digitizing before our very eyes, making correspondence lack any shred of a personal touch. In terms of courting, dating, or finding that life-partner you dine out with and argue over movie selections, more and more of us are ditching […]

Facebook or Fakebook?

When it comes to managing personal social media accounts, particularly on Facebook, we are engaging in “marketing of the self” to the world at large, whether we acknowledge it or not. Content that goes through this type of filter has useful applications, particularly for job-focused platforms such as LinkedIn. The dark side, however, is the […]

The Tech to Life Ratio: What Is Considered a ‘Healthy’ Balance?

Whether we like to admit it or not, the human body, as it exists in the modern world, represents convergence of the human and the technological. While I don’t mean this in a pro-robot dystopian Brave New World or alarming “Stepford Wives” kind of a way, we have certainly adapted our lifestyles as humans such that we cannot […]

Our Parents Are On Facebook…Help!

There comes a time in every young adult’s life when we’re faced with the hard reality that our parents are on Facebook. Yes, your dorky creators have worked out how to use a computer, started up a Facebook account, and worse, are requesting to be your newest online buddy! That glowing red notification up the […]