The Beauty of Boredom: How Technology Can Ruin Your Creativity

When was the last time you were bored? Really truly stare-at-the-wall, might-as-well-do-your-ironing-or-reorganise-your-kitchen-cupboards bored? If you’re like most of us, it’s probably been a while. Possibly that day the Internet went down, the cable went out or that time on holiday in 2005 when the wifi was dismal. It’s extremely difficult to be bored these days. […]

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Can We Disconnect? Prince Ea Says “Yes We Can”

American rapper and activist Richard Williams, known as Prince Ea, is the latest public figure to express concern about the state of our technology-inundated world. The video, “Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?” comes, somewhat ironically, via YouTube, and in just under two weeks has received nearly 5 million hits. In the video, Williams addresses issues commonly […]

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Technology Addiction Treatment Centres Open in India

India is the latest country to open treatments centres exclusively for the purpose of treating technology addiction. This spring, Dr. Manoj Kumar Sharma opened the Services for Healthy Use of Technology (SHUT) Clinic in Bangalore with the aim of combating technology addiction. This summer, a similar clinic opened in Delhi, an NGO aimed at treating […]

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