Johan Versteegh

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Don’t Outsource Your Brain, Your Phone is Not a Good Substitute

  Our smartphones do a lot of work for us.  That’s great, it really is. That’s why technology has loads of advantages and is still developing rapidly. Our lives will only get easier because of it. Look at how tech is facilitating our lives now, look at how fast we can access information for example. …

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Don’t Suffer from the Dreaded Text Neck, Hold Your Smartphone Properly!

  You like your privacy. I can’t blame you. Now that we use our smartphones not only on a daily basis but pretty much on an hourly basis, our screens can’t complain about the amount of attention they get from our eyes. We immerse ourselves in our screens in such a way that people can’t …

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Why We Can’t Ignore the Red Notification Bubbles and Badges

  There are many tricks tech companies have implemented to monetize our eyeballs. This means they had to find ways to make us use their apps and smartphones as much as possible. In the casino and slot machines you see flashy (red) colors, pings, tunes and moving objects which stimulate more risky decisions. All these …

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If You’re Reactive, At Least Witness Your Phone Claiming Your Awareness

  There are zillion of things to think about. When you are aware or focus on one thing whether that is someone or something, then all the other zillion topics don’t experience that privilege. The question is where is your awareness most of the time? We differentiate ourselves from animals in many ways. One of …

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Are You Ready for Social Connectedness Outside Your Home?

I don’t know about you, but when this pandemic is over I want to embrace the outdoors. I want to travel to different cities, eat outside, have a coffee with friends, basically enjoying myself in the fresh air. If the coronavirus has one positive element, it’s that we appreciate the lives we were living before …

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How An Innocent Obedient Cell Phone Has Transformed into a High-Level Attraction Dominant Master

Our phones are fantastic when used as a tool, aren’t they? We consider our phone as a dear friend when we are the dominant one in the relationship with our device. When they are loyal and supportive of our endeavors, then a phone is a fantastic fan you want to have. Back in the 90s, …

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Time To Reveal the Truth: Do the Social Media Addiction Test

You probably know you should cut down on your social media activities right. Unfortunately, most of us know better but don’t do better. In such cases, we often need more clarity when it comes to the truth. That’s why we have Apple, Google, Facebook and Instagram introducing features to make you aware of your social …

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Who is the More Dominant One: You or Your Phone?

Using the internet is inevitable. It is part of our daily lives and honestly, we can’t live without anymore. It has facilitated our lives a lot, and the advancements are just introducing themselves at a high accelerating speed. Using the internet just because it makes life easier, doesn’t mean it is not counterproductive. Just because …

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