What a writer, an engineer and a bomber have in common, and why we can’t rely on science

What a writer, an engineer and a bomber have in common, and why we can’t rely on science

Philosophers of the past century cautioned on the risk of surveillance, data ownership and information curation that the internet would bring. But none of them foresaw that the apps and devices of our time would also be designed to addictive.

Whilst the jury is out on how much dopamine it takes to change our brains, I argue that technology is evolving too quickly for us to rely on ‘objective science’ to give us the answer. To find phone/life balance, we can do only one thing - look around.

SPACE is back! An update on our discussions with Apple.

SPACE is back!  An update on our discussions with Apple.

We are pleased to say that Apple have contacted us to confirm that we can continue to use location based services. Great news! It’s given us confidence that our product is useful, reliable, user - friendly and something Apple wants to continue to support. Onwards!

In the Kill Zone - An update for SPACE on iOS

In the Kill Zone - An update for SPACE on iOS

These are dangerous times when it seems that Apple is systematically targeting apps that compete with Screen Time. We believe that the future of digital wellbeing depends on a healthy and vibrant competitive landscape. It’s not right that Apple should control the only keys to solving phone addition.

The Secrets we Keep - the loss of balance in our 24/7 world

The Secrets we Keep - the loss of balance in our 24/7 world

For many of our users - particularly the Busy Bees - work life balance is so closely related to phone/life balance, and it's time for an open and frank conversation about the life we really want to live. In this article from The Australian, we get just that.