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National Unplug Day

So Close And Yet So Far: Reconnecting To Our Fellow Person

Rabbi Avi Weiss | Posted 11.25.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Avi Weiss

How many friends on Facebook are really friends? On this Yom Kippur, let's resolve to connect, really connect with our fellow person -- our siblings, our children, our spouses, all people.

Can You Unplug for 24 Hours?

Heidi Sinclair | Posted 05.22.2012 | Technology
Heidi Sinclair

By letting technology into our lives in an unbounded fashion, we are not only losing the art of conversation, we are losing our emotional lives. The answer is putting the technology in its place. It is time for all of us to unplug for one day.

Why I'm Not Observing National Day of Unplugging

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

On this day, people across America are supposed to "reclaim time, slow down their lives and reconnect with friends, family, the community and themselves." Forget it.