Disconnect, be content

Have you ever gone somewhere and accidently forgotten your phone? How did that make you feel? Uneasy?

If you want to transform your relationship with technology, embrace the separation anxiety. Leaving your phone at home while you run an errand occasionally is a great way to cultivate intention. You don’t need to go on a digital detox to improve your tech habits!

Time to unplug.
December 3, 2019




A Unified Theory of Everything Wrong with the Internet

TL;DR: Our screens are providing escape from every hint of loneliness, but only highlight our differences and drive us apart with polarizing content that confirms our beliefs. It’s up to us to choose what technology we engage in going forward. 


Ethics Alone Can’t Fix Big Tech

TL;DR: Talk is cheap, and simply talking about ethics in tech won’t fix anything. Here’s what we should actually do. 

I Invented the World Wide Web. Here’s How We Can Fix It.

TL;DR: Here’s what Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the web, wants to do to save it.



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