Digital Bytes – 7th Jan, 2019


How Photography is Affecting Our Brains

This video from WIRED looks at how photography is affecting our lives.  Learn the difference between how a photographer’s eyes and a non-photographer’s eyes track a subject. See how the wide angle of a mobile phone selfie camera is affecting how people view themselves.

Screen Time? How About Creativity Time?

“Rather than trying to choose between high-tech, low-tech, and no-tech, parents and teachers should be searching for activities that will engage children in creative thinking and creative expression.” Mitchel Resnick shares some insights from his bookLifelong Kindergarten: Cultivating Creativity through Projects, Passion, Peers, and Play. 

Reply All Podcast

Perhaps your New Year’s resolution is to learn more about technology. Or maybe you want to listen to more podcasts.

You can achieve both those goals with one of my favourite podcasts, Reply All. The Guardian says it is “‘a podcast about the internet’ that is actually an unfailingly original exploration of modern life and how to survive it.”

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