Dear The Public, With all the new technology that's out and about these days, how is it that people can stay on top of the latest trends?!?
Dear The Public, With all the new technology that's out and about these days, how is it that people can stay on top of the latest trends?!? I find it hard to keep updating my iPhone, let alone scour the web, magazines, articles, blogs, websites, etc. to read up on and learn about what the 'latest', 'hottest', 'newest' tech out there to date.
It's hard enough to keep track of the people in my life and what's new with them! :D Working at Garage Society has opened my mind to this tech world that everyone seems to live in now a days. Seriously, everyone is on their phone, all the time. -_- Ok, except when they're sleeping...but even then there's app to track your sleep etc. So I think it would be beneficial to just have handsets inserted into your hand, it'll save a lot of time digging through your purse or searching your flat for it! Going out to dinner, a movie, for a run, everyone is somehow connected.
What happened back when we didn't have cell phones? People had to make a commitment and stick with it, or give advanced notice of a cancellation or change. Now everything is instantaneous, right at your fingertips. This is useful as well (how many times have I gotten lost, only to be saved by the wonderful Google map app?!) But I think people also need to disconnect, take some time alone, and relax or meditate or just 'shut down' for a little bit. We're only human, not electronic!
So chill out, calm your mind, and breathe for an hour or two ;). Have a great weekend everybody!! ~ ENK
As part of our #BeTheChange series, we sit down and discuss how people and business have evolved, with change-makers in our Garage Community.
This week, we sit down with Michelle Hong, co-founder of Rooftop Republic, a social enterprise on a mission to introduce the joys of urban farming to the city folk of Hong Kong.
Rooftop Republic has been part of the Garage Community since 2018, and they have a rooftop farm on the terrace of our Wan Chai Lockhart space.
It was great to catch up with Michelle over sustainability, social entrepreneurship, and the joys of growing your own food.
The advent of user-friendly e-commerce tools has made starting your own small business easier than ever.
With so many people embarking on their entrepreneurial journey, we thought we’d give you a reminder on how to support small, local business owners.
We encourage everyone to be conscious consumers - whether this means voting with your dollar for locally farmed vegetables, or writing a positive review for the indie coffee shop in your neighbourhood.
Here are a few ideas to get started:
As part of our focus on growth, we asked the Garage Community what areas they would like they spend more time developing. It was very clear that you all wanted to dedicate more time to your mental and physical health!
Considering that Hong Kongers have some of the longest working hours in the world, it’s important to carve out some time for yourself.
Here is a comprehensive wellbeing toolkit with guides, recommendations, and resources for bettering your mind and body.
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