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Technology Overload

How To Concentrate When The World Intrudes

Entrepreneur | Edward G. Brown | Posted 11.19.2014 | World

“The world is too much with us,” Wordsworth lamented. And that was more than 200 years ago, when he didn’t have to contend with 24/7 cable, smar...

The Fault In Our Email

Medium | Sanders Kleinfeld | Posted 09.30.2014 | World

Conventional workplace wisdom declares email a daily scourge. We receive too much of it. We spend too much time replying to it. We concoct elaborate s...

How To Connect With Your Technology-Obsessed Kids

OWN | Posted 09.22.2014 | OWN

When it comes to her 11-year-old and 13-year-old children, Louise feels like she’s losing the battle against video games and social media. With her ...

How To Keep Your Devices From Controlling Your Life (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living

The ubiquity of technology has made it quite simple for us to manage just about everything. Everything, that is, except our own attention. The...

It's A Brave New World, We Just Live In It

Zach Hindin | Posted 08.18.2013 | Politics
Zach Hindin

Almost immediately, the press invoked George Orwell to characterize the drama unfolding around Edward Snowden's revelation of the NSA's digitally omniscient domestic surveillance program. It should have been Aldous Huxley.

5 Ways To Be More Mindful With Technology

Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace As if there weren't enough ways to avoid what’s going on in our minds, e-mail and social media are now routed to our mobiles to dis...

The Electronic Sabbath Challenge

Abdi Assadi | Posted 09.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Abdi Assadi

The past couple of years have been brutal on all of us -- and it is only partly to blame on the economy. In our ever-shifting world, when all else fails, how do we heal ourselves?

Missed Connection: Take a Digital Detox

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tanya Schevitz

Bucking the trend of technology that allows people to tell everyone that they've checked into their local restaurant, café or bar, the creators of the National Day of Unplugging have developed a smartphone app that helps users "check out".

Take Back Your Attention

Tony Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tony Schwartz

Something insidious has happened. The same device most of us use to get our primary work accomplished is also now the repository of 1,000 distractions and every imaginable source of immediate gratification.

REBOOT: Disconnect to Connect on National Day of Unplugging

Tony Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tony Schwartz

The more hours we spend plugged in, without real renewal, the more we begin to default reflexively into behaviors that reduce our effectiveness and take a pernicious toll on others.