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You Hate Your Cell Phone

Max Cantor | Posted 11.04.2016 | Technology
Max Cantor

You hate the way it vibrates. It sits in your pocket, drumming up against you like a friend you don't know how to break up with. Bobbing up and down. An abscess. Churning against you. Everywhere you go.

17 Signs You're Actually In A Serious Relationship...With Your Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

The new Spike Jonze movie, "Her," tells the story of a man who falls in love with his computer. The film has critics blogging and tweeting about what ...

11 Things I Gained When I Lost My Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 11.04.2013 | Technology

Like 56 percent of the American adult population, I used to be a dependent smartphone user who never went anywhere without Yelp-ing it first. That was...

48-Hour Experiment

Minh Chau | Posted 01.12.2013 | Technology
Minh Chau

Being disconnected from the Internet, whether it's for 48 minutes or 48 hours, was a refreshing slap in the face that life doesn't happen online: it's present, it's now, and it's going on with or without you.

The Attraction of Distraction

Brian K. Pinaire, Ph.D. | Posted 08.14.2012 | College
Brian K. Pinaire, Ph.D.

Students today, particularly those in their first year who have not learned how to adapt to the demands of college life, appear to have been "rewired" by their proximity to and predilection for various sorts of gadgetry.

Hi, My Name Is Tom and I'm a Techno-Addict

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

Maybe the answer is for all of us to unplug completely for a day, a week, or even a month. Maybe we should declare technology-free days to promote human connections.