Where the 5G data storm will hit first, escaping the social media trap, how to step out of the shop-spend-consume cycle, and putting the next market downturn into perspective. This week’s Fresh Finds.

Technology is evolving at an astonishing pace, and the release of the fifth generation of wireless networking technology is going to take it in some interesting directions. If you’re curious about where it’s going next, check out this article from Wired – it covers everything from schools of self-driving cars to remote human heart surgery. Can you guess what else is on the list?

Are you starting to find maintaining your social media presence exhausting? You’re not the only one. Here’s how Instagram and Twitter managed to turn us all into cripplingly anxious PR professionals – and what stepping back can do for your wellbeing.

It’s easy to get caught up in the fast-paced consumerism of the modern world, but the shop-spend-consume cycle doesn’t have to rule your life. This Ted Talk explores how you can consume less and live more – and save some money while you’re at it!

When it comes to investing, did you know that sitting on the sidelines is often harder to recover from than the occasional dip in the market? Read this article to find out why you shouldn’t get worked up every time a hedge fund manager tries to predict the next market crash.

Awww of the week: Who wouldn’t want to play with this clever pup?

See you next week!

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