Category: Internet Psychology

Internet Psychology

Can you beat an algorithm?

Algorithms frequently get things wrong. You can’t get rid of them entirely. But you can re-focus your business efforts so that you don’t need them so much and don’t get affected by their inevitable mistakes.

Internet Psychology

Have you got “Zoom Anxiety”?

Twice this week I have been on video conference calls when people were reluctant to appear on-screen. They had their cameras off and were replaced with an icon and their name. One said she didn’t want to switch on the webcam because her hair was a mess. The other individual

Internet Psychology

Are you heading to the beach today?

Following the crowds is not a good idea to prevent COVID-19. But equally following the business crowd is not a good idea for your company success.

Internet Psychology

Is your website racist?

Have you checked your website lately to see if you are being unconsciously racist?

Whenever people take a break they reach for their mobile phone and that's a bad idea
Internet Psychology

When you take a break do NOT pick up your mobile phone

It’s a pretty safe bet that whenever you take a break, you reach for your mobile phone. It’s such a habit that it is seen as “normal”. Indeed, just stop off at a motorway service station and you’ll see hundreds of people sitting in cars or at the restaurants all

Internet Psychology

Should you allow your staff to access personal stuff online while at work?

Productivity in the workplace is falling. If people were as productive as they were just ten years ago, businesses would be producing 20% more outputs than the were in 2009. But they are not. Economists are busy discussing the productivity conundrum because what is going on around the world these

Internet stressing woman out
Internet Psychology

Is the Internet stressing you out?

Is the Internet stressing you out? It is causing a large amount of stress. In Stress Awareness Month it is important to re-evaluate your use of the Internet so you can reduce your stress levels.

Rude Emails: Man punching tablet in anger
Internet Psychology

Rude emails have a wide impact

Rude emails have an impact that goes beyond upsetting an individual. The stress of incivility in emails spreads to colleagues, friends and family.