Category: Social Media

Screaming into the Internet void

Possibly one week into Instagram hiatus now. There definitely was the temptation to log in and just scroll endlessly into the night like before, but upon clicking on the icon app and was met with the sign-in page, I was reminded of my own personal promise to stay away from it as long as I […]

Discarding the ephemerality

It’s my second day of my hiatus from Instagram today. It’s definitely too early to talk about what I have learned over my ‘digital detox’ — if I could call it that, because I still practically live on Twitter — but I have thought a lot about how Instagram Story have somehow rewired my photo […]

NOSMO

I made a decision to log out of my Instagram account, uninstall the app, and go on indefinite hiatus today. There are two reasons mainly. One, is that I decide to place myself within some personal crunchtime towards submitting my thesis in all its entirety. I am happy that this is going well so far, […]

Everything is a Story

Guess who has two thumbs, corkscrew curly hair, tons of coffee on a daily basis, and manages to write 2520 words today for her final two chapters of her thesis? It me! It definitely is a big deal since I could not find myself writing any long-form articles or documents of any kind with proper […]

When technology ceased to be local

If there is one form of technology which I still fail to understand despite numerous readings, it has to be the concept of cryptocurrency. Not only understanding how it works is still vague to me, I do not quite understand what good it does — people keep telling me “because it’s decentralised!” — I still […]