12/05 (Tue) Tech Addiction in Digital World (Host: Anne)

12/05 (Tue) Tech Addiction in Digital World (Host: Anne)

文章Anne Lin » 週六 12月 02, 2017 11:40 am

Hi Guys,

Let's talk about how we cope with tech addiction and cyber crime in digital world.

Session 1

Modern dating

Why our screens make us less happy?

1. Are you addicted to social media?
2. Do you experience FoMO ?
3. What are some practical ways we can loosen the hold of addictive technology?
4. What would drive someone to reject the social media?

"FoMO" or "Fear of missing out"
(1)anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may currently be happening elsewhere, often aroused by posts seen on social media. (Source: Oxford English Dictionary) ; (2) "the uneasy and sometimes all-consuming feeling that you’re missing out – that your peers are doing, in the know about, or in possession of more or something better than you’’. Under this framing of FoMO, nearly three quarters of young adults reported they experienced the phenomenon. “ (Source: Time Magazine)

Session 2

Taiwan's Statistics:
1. With 23 million populations, over 30 million personal data stole by hackers in 2016.
2. Risk of personal data breach ranking: No.5 in worldwide, and No. 1 in Asia.
3. Facebook penetration rate: 82% (highest in the world)
4. Line Penetration rate: 69%.

Everyday cybercrime and what you can do about it?
What your casual online behavior reveals to hackers (and what to do about it)

1. What casual online behavior reveals to hackers?
2. Is your password safe?
3. How to protect your data safely in digital world?
4. Where is high risk place or platform of exposing the personal data? ( such as: online shopping platform, hospital…..)

6:45 ~ 7:00pm Greetings & Free Talk / Ordering Beverage or Meal / Getting Newcomer’s Information
7:00 ~ 7:10pm Opening Remarks / Newcomer’s Self-introduction / Grouping
(Session I)
7:10 ~ 7:50pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
7:50 ~ 8:10pm Summarization (20 mins)
8:10 ~ 8:25pm Regrouping / Instruction Giving / Taking a 10 Minutes Break (Intermission)
(Session II)
8:25 ~ 9:05pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
9:05 ~ 9:25pm Summarization (20 mins)
9:25 ~ 9:30pm Concluding Remarks / Announcements ********************************************************************************************************************************************
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Re: 12/05 (Tue) Tech Addiction in Digital World (Host: Anne)

文章Kooper » 週一 12月 04, 2017 9:38 pm

The first video clip is hilarious - by today's standard, but the moment may come some time in the near future when a man looks suspicious and even scary if they leave no digital footprint on the Internet. :lol:

BTW, here is another one with subtitle if their British accent troubles you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMtbGy3BThc

Some expressions from the clip:

He is completely off the grid, a ghost if you will.

Clearly he is catfishing you - in reverse.

if you will (also if you like): used to say that a particular expression is one way of saying something, especially to suggest that some people may not choose to say it that way (Cambridge)
e.g. I did very well in school , with a "genius IQ" if you will.

Off The Grid: The term for a person who is not on a social networking site (Urban dictionary)

catfishing: the practice of lying about yourself on the Internet in order to make people admire you, especially so that someone will start a relationship with you (Longman)
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Re: 12/05 (Tue) Tech Addiction in Digital World (Host: Anne)

文章Iris Wu » 週二 12月 05, 2017 9:51 am

Nice heads-up for our reflection on how we live in this tech world. The plots in the first video theatrically highlight the new “identity crisis” in the world of social media. The TED talk gracefully points out that our “white personal space” has been quickly invaded or colonized, of course, without our consensus. The speaker advises that people should once a while consciously restrain ourselves from using digital devices and get a true self retreat.

But for the sake of discussion, is technology (or any advancement) always an easy target to be blamed for any human society changes? What is the true identity? Can a person without anything prove he is himself? Long ago, people were fine in their immediate circle, but once they left their own village, the same wonder and skepticism (as today's) applied. They had to merge into the new “practice” in the new village and prove who they are and win the credibility over time under an ancient “surveillance” system. For me, the social media may be just a new tool, a new platform and with a more global scope, but the underlined spirit has been the same. We’d lost our true identity probably long before the internet age.

The “stopping cues” is a good concept, but it is easy to assume that before the new technological invention, people were good at utilizing the “white personal space” for any self-cultivation. Is it true? Were people in previous generations really wiser, more artistic, more philosophical or more appreciative? I don’t know the answer, but just thought it may not be the quantity of our white space, it is the quality. It is probably hard to quantify if we will get better results by spacing out for four hours for just one hour for our retreat, but I do think the abundance advice and tools available on the virtual world enlighten me more, even with the less stopping cues.
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Re: 12/05 (Tue) Tech Addiction in Digital World (Host: Anne)

文章Kooper » 週三 12月 06, 2017 12:04 am

Attendees(16): Rock, Iris, Amy, Nathan (new comer), Steve, Lester, Christine, Kooper, Sunny Sr., Way, Momo, Yvonne, Ken, Wen-han, Shirley, Liwen
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Re: 12/05 (Tue) Tech Addiction in Digital World (Host: Anne)

文章Kooper » 週三 12月 06, 2017 12:12 am

Wow, Iris is back with her iconic writing - thought-provoking, inspiring and with elegance. Hope to see more from Iris to enrich the forum. :mrgreen:
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Re: 12/05 (Tue) Tech Addiction in Digital World (Host: Anne)

文章Iris Wu » 週六 12月 09, 2017 9:25 am

Thanks for Kooper's comments and encouragement! It means a lot to me! (Who doesn't like to get compliments from Kooper? :) )
Nowadays we all like to have short chat on LINE, Messenger, WeChat, etc., because it is more direct, quicker and less troublesome. Writing on the forum is very time-consuming, but it lasts. There are a few English clubs in Taiwan, but it seems YoYo forum is the only one with more active comments or thread of comments. I am glad to be part of this group.
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Re: 12/05 (Tue) Tech Addiction in Digital World (Host: Anne)

文章Rock » 週二 12月 12, 2017 11:55 am

Yeah, besides that, writing on the forum is a good way to practice writing. We gotta take advantage of this tool.
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
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