Are our social media mistakes really mistakes?

smthree.wordpress-social-media‘Sigmund Freud, the Austrian neurologist who founded psychoanalysis, famously believed that there is no such thing as an accident. To Freud, any human behavior we consider an accident or a mistake really reveals a subconscious motive from the id, the chaotic, buried part of human personality that comprises our basest desires. That’s Freud 101.

‘So what do our social media mistakes tell us about our subconscious desires? To find out, we contacted William Braun, a Manhattan-based psychologist and psychoanalyst, to decipher the real motives behind some of our most common internet mistakes…’

Americans Oppose Cellphone Calls During Flights, Poll Finds
‘As U.S. government agencies consider more aviation rule changes, the American public appears to have made up its mind when it comes to gadget use during flights.

‘More Americans oppose allowing voice calls during flights than are in favor of it, according to a newly released poll. The poll, conducted jointly by The Associated Press and market research firm GfK Group, found that 48% of respondents oppose allowing calls, 19% are in favor and 30% are neutral…’

Eyeglass Fogs Up to Protect your Eyes from Computer

Wink Glasses help protect your eyes when staring at a screen all day.

‘Industrial designer Kazuo Kawasaki has designed a pair of glasses to combat computer vision syndrome, a condition which can cause a range of temporary symptoms from headaches to dry eyes to double vision. The Wink Glasses 2013 “fog up” for 0.1 or 0.2 second every 10 seconds, which forces you to blink, and hopefully prevents any nasty side-effects from prolonged computer use…’

Simple LED Desk Light
‘I was tired of having to get new light bulbs and having to readjust my desk light, so I built my own easily movable LED desk light.’


About DigitalPlato

Poch is a Bookrix author and a freelance writer. He is a frequent contributor to TED Conversations.
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