Why You Just Can’t Let Go Of Internet Personalities

Why You Just Can’t Let Go Of Internet Personalities

"Hey what’s up guys, my name is ____, and now I’m showing you guys…"   This, or a variation of it, is usually what we hear when we click on a suggested YouTube video. We don’t know this person, but soon we will feel like we do. Immediately, they share a lot of...

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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...

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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...

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NoSurf vs. Adderall

NoSurf vs. Adderall

On the spectrum of motivation, there are two poles. On the left, there is a rat laying immobile. Food is right in front of him but he is unwilling, no unable, to reach out and grasp it. On the right, there is a college student sitting at a desk. He has been there for...

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The $11 BlackBerry That Changed My Life

The $11 BlackBerry That Changed My Life

This story was submitted by one of our members, stdin_stdout_stderr. On March 13th 2016, I placed a winning bid on a seven year old dumb phone from eBay. At the time I had no idea that this one small action would mark the beginning of the rest of my life. But first,...

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