Apps I Downloaded in China

It’s April 1, which means it’s April Fools and I have spent a month in China (I can probably say that I’m officially moving to China and you won’t believe me. I’m not, so far).

China and its technology always gave me a Black Mirror vibe and I was quite excited to be immersed in it all. Here are just some of the apps that I downloaded while I’m here.

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Visiting Exhibits in Shanghai – Yayoi Kusama and teamLab

I am spending more than a month in Shanghai and I decided to scout some visiting exhibits and see if it’s worth it for my sisters to visit (because they are quite pricey, and since Shanghai has almost the same number of the whole of Australia, places tend to be really crowded on weekends). I have never actually been to a Yayoi Kusama exhibit before, … Continue reading Visiting Exhibits in Shanghai – Yayoi Kusama and teamLab

Apps that can help with your mental health [Part 2]

This is a continuation of my post about apps that can help with your mental health. The first post focused more on peer to peer support apps, while this post will focus more on apps that provide tools that can help you manage some mental illnesses such as anxiety or depression. Some of these apps have the peer to peer support element as well. 1. … Continue reading Apps that can help with your mental health [Part 2]

Apps that can help with your mental health [Part 1]

I haven’t written app feature or review posts in a while. Even though I use the term app, I will also include some websites.

I’ve been working on my own platform but I’m taking longer that I expected because of my own personal issues.

So in the mean time, here are some that are pretty great. There are two general types of apps, consumer apps that are based on peer to peer support, and apps aims to help you cope with mental illness and improve your overall well-being.

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Constructing a Story: Advanced Visual Storytelling

7 Little Children Every night,Β  the teacher closes the lights and locks up the nursery for the day. After the lights are closed and the nursery is locked, six little children will file out of the two closets in two straight lines. The girls from the closet on the right in one line, and the boys in the closet on the left in the other … Continue reading Constructing a Story: Advanced Visual Storytelling

Photo Caption Apps

Photo Caption Apps, apps that literally just put, well, captions or text on photos. I think it’s those emo/inspirational quotes all over Tumblr that inspired these text over photo meme(?) thing. So a seemingly simple purpose, actually has quite a few apps that are dedicated solely to it. I went to Beitou, Taiwan today and took a couple of pictures, and placed a couple of … Continue reading Photo Caption Apps