everybody knows this; we are able to feel it into the redness that is burning of times. And, while text and images appear to be solid and unmoving, they’ve been, in reality, constantly flickering; blinking a large number of times minute like strobe lights on amphetamines.
The brightness and color temperatures of our display can disrupt our circadian rhythms and in change, disrupt our sleep. Irregular circadian rhythms lead to insomnia and have now been connected to obesity, diabetes, despair, manic depression and regular affective disorder.
Benefits of Digital
Despite each one of these facts, electronic technology provides undeniable benefits which paper just is not with the capacity of and do not is supposed to be.
It backs it self up.
Though files may corrupt and platforms will become outdated, paper is not totally safe either. One rogue match in a wastebasket can quickly digest a space with flames, wiping out orderly stacked shelves of structure publications, incinerating many years of diligence. Binders could easily be kept on automobile roofs ( as a filmmaker friend of mine did previously, absentmindedly scattering months of movie-prep across mid-day traffic.) Such accidents can’t be prevented. Continue reading