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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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...

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The NoSurf Smartphone Guide

The NoSurf Smartphone Guide

The NoSurf Smartphone Guide is a way to set up your phone so that you have all the essential conveniences of modern life such as Google Maps, Uber, Venmo etc. while reducing or eliminating the effects of addictive time sinks and mindless distractions such as...

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