The Psychology of Digital Addiction

Final one in this series on neuroscience and digital for the moment. This is a slightly extended version of the piece I wrote for the Sunday Business Post last week, to include so tips on using digital most effectively in your day to day life. Interestingly, these guys really seem to know what they are…

Look Who’s Talkin – What Irish Mobile Data says About Our Habits

So, yesterday I put together the below charts on Irish mobile data quarterly, since 2009. It certainly makes a case for mobile advertising – just look at our data consumption! But the other things which are far more interesting to me is how they clearly show the rapid fall off of SMS traffic (does this…

Teaching Gender Inequality – the Simple Irish Stats

So I’m trying to hack my way through my readability list of unread articles from 2014 and a few on gender in the workplace are in there. I thought I’d pull together this table on gender and equality in the educational employment. Unlike many careers, education tends to have very clear labels or ‘stages’ of…

Microtrend: Bitchin’ Beanies and Two Finger Tees

So I think the humble slogan t-shirt is making a serious come back – revamped with fresh slogans, sayings and ‘in’ jokes of a new generation. T-shirts, I guess, are a super quick way for a company to take a cultural trend or idea and interpret it in fashion. I mean all they have to…

Is it Time to Try a Different Sort of Diet?

Ever think you consume too much crap, too often… that is never really good for you and you never really enjoy anyways? You’re not alone. People all over the world are talking about the consequence of the modern fast food lifestyle. Maybe it’s time for a diet – an information diet that is! The ways…