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Technology Addiction

Confessions Of A Technology Addict

Caleb Kinchlow | Posted 07.09.2016 | Technology
Caleb Kinchlow

Source: Chronicle News Network Don't get me wrong. I love technology as much as the next guy, (hence being a Digital Lifestyle Contributor) but somet...

We Spend More Time Watching Netflix Than With Our Friends

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living

There's a saying that goes, "You're the average of the five people you spend the most time with." If that's really the case, then most of us must be a...

Arianna: This Is A 'Key Moment' For Breaking Our Addiction To Our Devices

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living

This week, HuffPost editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington sat down with journalist David Gregory to talk about the importance of sleep, looking inward, a...

Half Of Teens Say They Feel Addicted To Their Devices

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living

Research is still emerging about whether technology addiction fits the classic definition of an addiction disorder, but many people certainly feel add...

The Amazing Thing That Happened When I Locked My Cell Phone In My Car

Teresa Kindred | Posted 12.19.2015 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

I was mad that my cell phone was locked in my car. I couldn't scroll Facebook or other social media. I couldn't check my email. I couldn't even call someone or text without asking to borrow a phone. Without my cell phone I felt like I was sitting in that restaurant stark naked and I didn't like it one bit.

We Can Choose Between Being Immortal on Social Media and Dying on Facebook

Inverse | Posted 12.09.2015 | Technology
Inverse

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Yasmin Tayag In one of Black Mirror's near-future dystopias, dead Domhnall Gleeson lives on throug...

One Photo Sums Up The Problem With Smartphones At Weddings

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 11.11.2015 | Technology

Think about the last wedding you attended. How many guests had their smartphones out, immortalizing every second of the special day with their digital...

You Hate Your Cell Phone

Max Cantor | Posted 11.04.2015 | 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.

Is Your Addiction to Technology Ruining Your Relationship?

Andrea Cairella | Posted 11.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrea Cairella

If you find yourself being less present with live human beings, getting swept away by the technology tornado or just feeling ready to break up with technology so you can feel more connected with yourself and loved ones, then the following tips will help you get back online with life.

Babies And iPads Might Not Be Such A Great Combination After All

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.24.2015 | Science

Many modern parents have a love-hate relationship with the iPad. The device can be great to keep a child occupied and some interactive games may car...

Technology -- Our Untreated Addiction

Zane Rubin | Posted 09.01.2016 | Teen
Zane Rubin

We're a permanently lit, constantly over stimulated, and always connected without any connection culture.

6 Ways to Break Your iPhone Addiction (That Actually Work)

Supercompressor | Posted 08.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Supercompressor

Rule 1. Never use your phone as your alarm clock. We all know how it goes: once you're done dealing your standard wave of 20 snoozes, you flick off the alarm, and go straight to browsing: Instagram, email, videos of baby elephants.

Challenging Digital Boundaries

Jill S. Goldsmith, J.D., LAC, NCC | Posted 07.30.2016 | Business
Jill S. Goldsmith, J.D., LAC, NCC

If your surgeon greeted you and told you that he was awake all last night answering emails from the hospital's chief of staff, you'd likely jump off the operating table and run. Yet, in the name of customer service, we expect lawyers, accountants and other professionals to be available 24/7.

12 Hilariously True Cartoons That Skewer Our Addiction To Tech

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 07.21.2015 | Technology

Our relationship with technology has gotten a little out of hand. We agonize over Instagram followers and Facebook likes. We cannot take our eyes off...

Master Your Mind

Mila Atmos | Posted 06.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

Choose to spend a lifetime of growth towards attaining a nimble mind. It's time we reclaim our lost souls from mass productions of any kind, and become masters of our lives, our destinies and our selves.

Facebook - The New Social Contract

Lauren Murphy | Posted 06.23.2016 | Technology
Lauren Murphy

Deleting Facebook seemed to be a way to reclaim some sort of simplicity (as did turning off my phone for a two-week break). I made the decision at a time when life seemed too much.

At Tribeca: "Aphasia" Warns, "If the Apple Watch Gives You the Heebie-Jeebies Now, Just Wait until 2018!"

Brandon Judell | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

"The filmmakers respectfully ask the media to not discuss the film's ending" is a sentence included in the press notes for Luke LoCurcio's twelve-minute short "Aphasia."

Is Facebook Making Us Stupid, Boring and Insecure?

Carla Poertner | Posted 06.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Carla Poertner

The answer to whether our social media use is harmful or benign might just lie in the question we need to ask ourselves: "How good do I really want to feel?"

Tethered To Tech And Resenting It

Next Avenue | Carol A. Cassara | Posted 04.06.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Carol A. Cassara Dawn, Sunday morning, sitting at my desk in front of my computer screen, a thought crossed my mind....

Technology Is Taking Over The Most Human Of Jobs, And I Am Not Okay With It

Alena Hall | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Alena Hall

Call me old-fashioned. Call me intolerant. But I want to order and pay for my coffee with another human being, not a collection of cold, redundant and incredibly irritating glowing machines. Is that so much to ask?

This Is What's Ruining The World's Sleep -- And It's Not Our Technology Addiction

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.13.2015 | Healthy Living

Between keeping our smartphones by our pillows and binge-watching Netflix before finally closing our eyes, you'd think our ever-growing connection to ...

Even When You're Not Using It, Your iPhone Is Distracting You

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.10.2014 | Science

Smartphones are a near-constant source of distraction in our daily lives. We check them an average of 110 times a day, according to a 2013 study, set ...

Electronic Etiquette in the Digital Age

Dr. David Greenfield | Posted 02.01.2015 | Technology
Dr. David Greenfield

My prediction is that many pubic places will begin to develop digital use policies--just as some restaurants are offering meal discounts if you agree to leave your phone in the car! In fact, that might not be a bad idea... to be in the social world without the intrusive digital distraction.

Immediately Responding To Work Email Is Actually Making You Worse At Your Job

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living

There's a very good chance you obsessively check and immediately respond to your work emails. In fact, our constantly connected society tends to th...

The Secret Lives of LinkedIn Users

Brian Hanley | Posted 01.25.2015 | Comedy
Brian Hanley

I have over 1,250 LinkedIn connections. Most people would consider me an active LinkedIn user. Still, I don't have the faintest idea what I'm doing on LinkedIn. In search of answers, I surveyed hundreds of fellow users.