Musical geek mash-up brightens up the day

Posted by admin on Jul 23, 2009 in geekery

Combining two of my favourite things in life (musical theatre and the internet) is genius, and I smiled the whole way through this video!!

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Internet Addiction: It’s ruining my life

Posted by admin on Apr 28, 2009 in geekery, news, opinion

imhavingagooddayHas the World Wide Web made you a World Wide Wreck?

I can’t sleep, I can’t breathe properly, my eyes are sore and red rimmed and yet there remain twenty tabs open that I have yet to read. My biggest fear is the browser will have a meltdown and my painstakingly opened tabs will somehow disappear leaving me with an empty hole that only a couple of hours searching through my history pages will fill.

I wake in the morning with a slightly clawed hand and a blurry haze around my retinas from staring a an LCD screen for so many hours; then I go on to repeat these actions at work during the day and then continue longĀ  into the night.

Yes, hands up, I admit it, I’m addicted to the internet. But surely you can understand my dilemma. It is after all the world wide web and contains more useless information at my fingertips than Ill ever have time to search through, so you can see why I panic when away from my computer for too long- what if something happens and I’m not there to ‘see it?’ Will life stop being experienced the minute I turn off the screen? And I must see the latest funny YouTube video before everyone laughs at it and I’m out the loop…

People have actually started to my question my internet habit and it’s got so bad that I find myself lying about time spent on the net. I was recently sent a quiz to take that monitored various levels of internet usage, and was shocked when it revealed my score was 85, and that I placed web-time over social activities and exercise. Read more…

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