Reader View · ~19 min read · Jun 26th · I recently realized that absorbing the constant inflow of information from my smartphone, always readily available in my pocket to capture any free moment of attention, had fragmented my attention… · Shared by 405, including hiten.eth, Beate Jordaan, Ines Bieler
Williams asks to a room full of designers: “How many of you want to live in the world you are designing?” No one raised their hand.
Reader View · 4 min read · 2020-12-13 · Computing has always moved forwards in jumps of scale, but smartphones reach everyone on earth, so what’s the next jump? AV and VR? Cloud, machine learning and crypto? Or is that the wrong model to… · Shared by 211, including Gabriele, Lelio Simi, Johannes Dornisch, blinch, Michael Grupe, Merkstatt@troet.cafe, Brian Halligan, Scott Brinker
Reader View · ~17 min read · From 2019 · The computer scientist on his new book "Digital Minimalism," why workplaces may go email-free, and why the tech backlash is about to go mainstream. · Shared by 207, including Vikram Dutt, Rodolphe Dutel, swissmiss, Sibylle Peuker, Guy Kawasaki, Tauno, Mark Kaigwa, Michelle Boisson, Mathew Ingram, Kiki, Bjorn Larsen, Liv 😷, Tom Connor, Azeem Azhar, Todd Henry, Mike Taylor, Chris Schultz✌️ & ❤️, Paulius Friedt, Ward Plunet
Reader View · ~11 min read · May 31st · “That’s great work you’re doing there. It really is the most neatly arranged stack of loaves of bread I’ve seen in a long while…” These... · Shared by 2050, including Jeremy Caplan, Nir Eyal
“Start with easy stuff, like talking to the barista at the coffee shop, or the checkout person at the store, where you know you both have a limited time.”
Reader View · ~16 min read · 2021-08-03 · Digital distractions such as social media and smartphones wreak havoc on our attention spans. Could they also be making us less ethical? · Shared by 659, including Scott Monty, Dr. Alec Couros, Merkstatt@troet.cafe, Claudio Noguera, Nick Diakopoulos, Jessy Lane, Dj Mckenzie, Sherry Turkle, Andreas Staub, Thomas Power, Gerd Leonhard, Brian Ahier, Tactical Tech
I began to notice that digital technology often seems to make it harder for us to respond in the right way when someone is suffering and needs our help.
Reader View · 4 min read · From 2017 · A new paper suggests that an increase in mobile phone ownership could have led to a rise in mental health problems in young people. · Shared by 46, including Karl Schwaier, @firstname.lastname@example.org, Thomas Power, David Cant ~👷🏻♂️, Martina Grolimund, Education Architects, Bilal Aslam, Florian Hanke 🍎, 𝐦𝐫𝐯𝐧 , John Hues, Rodrigo Prior
Reader View · 4 min read · From 2020 · A strange phenomenon has emerged near Amazon.com Inc. delivery stations and Whole Foods stores in the Chicago suburbs: smartphones dangling from trees. Contract delivery drivers are putting them there… · Shared by 233, including Dr. Roman Yampolskiy, Jose Luis Calvo, Mike Butcher🇬🇧🇪🇺, Brooks Rainwater, Evan Kirstel the $B2B Techfluencer, Michael (मुकेश), Dr. Janet D. Stemwedel, PhD 🏳️🌈, 𝚛𝚘𝚐𝚎𝚛, Roland Wyss-Aerni 😷, Katja Evertz, @email@example.com, Paul Roetzer, Merkstatt@troet.cafe, Michael Seemann, Oliver Reichenstein, Xose Alberte Cea, Frederic Filloux, Mathew Ingram, Howard Getson
Reader View · 4 min read · Jul 7th · The brain’s somatosensory cortex may help enrich our emotional experiences and improve our mental health. Mindfulness and dance movement therapy may be effective ways to activate it. · Shared by 1664
Those factors can enhance overall self-awareness, which contributes to improvement of mental health through potential reorganization of the somatosensory cortex.