READY TO MAKE YOUR TECH MORE MEANINGFUL?

Here is a selection of Texistential's favourite resources to continue your journey towards a meaningful relationship with tech:

 

“The ultimate freedom is a free mind, and we need technology that’s on our team to help us live, feel, think and act freely."

Tristan Harris - Founder of Center For Humane Technology

 

GREAT CONTENT FOR GREAT HABITS

HOW TO UNHIJACK YOUR MIND FROM YOUR PHONE

Tristan Harris

A list of actions you can do in under 10 minutes to minimise unconscious or compulsive tech use and confront psychological concerns when using tech.


27.1.16

RAISING CHILDREN IN A DIGITAL PRESENT

Sonia Livingstone

Research based advice for how children can use tech healthily, focussing on why screen time alone is not a good metric to measure healthy tech usage - part of 'The British Academy 10-Minute Talks.

27.5.20

AMY ORBEN - INTERVIEW

The Guardian

An excellent interview transcript discussing why it is important not to jump to conclusions regarding smartphone addiction - mainly the lack of scientific evidence!
1.2.20

 

IT’S NOT YOU. PHONES ARE DESIGNED TO BE ADDICTING

Vox

Fun and informative video running through the key topics on how phones are made to be addictive and what you can do to mitigate the downsides.
23.2.18

HOW DO WE TAKE BACK CONTROL OF OUR ATTENTION?

NPR & Adam Alter

Professor of Marketing at New York University talks about our dependence on mobile phones and how our time spent on devices has increased by a multiple of between 9 and 18.

3.20.20