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Introducing Contemplative Computing

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Old Solutions To A Modern Problem

Contemplative Computing: How to use information technology and social media so they're not endlessly distracting and demanding, but instead help us be more focused and creative.

This is the work of author Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, who wrote The Distraction Addiction.

In this presentation he offers plenty of helpful suggestions and insights to those of us struggling with the way digital technologies intrude on our mind's ability to focus and be creative.

We are a culture now immersed in smartphones, increasingly craving that dopamine shot that comes from a new text message.

Perhaps we can even use technology to reclaim control over how we manage our time?

--Bibi Farber

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