Seize The Internet!

Seize The Internet!

Last year, I set out on a journey. That day, I decided I was going to change the way I used the internet. No longer was I going to spend most of my day mindlessly surfing the web, or spend every idle moment checking my phone— I was going to change. I was going to be...
The NoSurf Software Guide

The NoSurf Software Guide

This is my RescueTime report from slightly over a year ago. I was spending almost over 7 hours a day nearly motionless, staring at a small, glowing rectangle. The thing is, I wasn’t even aware of how much time was slipping by until I installed this software. It showed...
How The Internet Changes Your Brain

How The Internet Changes Your Brain

When I was younger, I could sit and read for hours. I still remember getting Harry Potter and The Order of The Phoenix and reading the 800 or so pages in one sitting. Fast forward a few years to my freshman year of college and this ability was completely gone. I...
The NoSurf Manifesto

The NoSurf Manifesto

The internet should be a tool. We believe that the internet should be used as a tool to better our lives and empower us, rather than serve as a source of mindless distraction and shallow entertainment. There is freedom in missing out. We live in a world of excess and...

Dopamine & Motivation

Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that makes us want things and *work* to get them. Dopamine is what creates the feelings of motivation and drive when we pursue a goal. It’s what gets us off the couch to go to the library and study. It’s also what makes us...