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...
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...
12 Lessons From Beating Internet Addiction

12 Lessons From Beating Internet Addiction

1. You’ll need more than willpower   Willpower is like a muscle. The more you use it, the stronger it gets. The problem is that like muscles, willpower can become fatigued when overused. Exams, deadlines, and the other realities of daily life can chip away at our...