Traim in cea mai buna din lumile posibile, scria Leibniz. Dar asta se intampla in 1700 si de atunci lumea a devenit de nerecunost. Continua sa fie una dintre cele mai bune posibile, poate, dar si una din ce in ce mai ciudata. Avem tehnologia aproape sa ne faca toate mofturile, dar asta vine cu un pret din ce in ce mai mare. Devenim captivii ei, uitam sa facem lucruri de baza, pierdem controlul si intimitatea, si primim in schimb gratificarea instant. Lista de azi este despre cum a castigat tehnologia pas cu pas acest teren important in viata oamenilor si cum poate fi limitat pretul folosirii ei.
How Is Your Phone Changing You?
Cell Phones, Dopamine, and Development: Barbara Jennings at TEDxABQ
Dr. Barbara Jennings is a member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories, a part-time instructor at Central New Mexico Community College, and a lifelong learner who pursues her interests in the spirit of a knowledge seeker. She has worked as a youth counselor, computer programmer, college instructor, and research engineer. Dr. Jennings' desire to understand why technical professionals were reticent to share knowledge led her to complete a Ph.D at the University of New Mexico.
Is Social Media Hurting Your Mental Health? | Bailey Parnell | TEDxRyersonU
Scrolling through our social media feeds feels like a harmless part of our daily lives. But is it actually as harmless at seems? According to social media expert Bailey Parnell, our growing and unchecked obsession with social media has unintended long term consequences on our mental health. As social media continues to become part of the fabric of modern life – the “digital layer” – abstinence is becoming less of an option. Bailey think it’s high time we learned to practice safe social before it’s too late. What are the common triggers? How are they affecting you over time? How can you create a more positive experience online? Bailey covers this and more in “Is Social Media Hurting Your Mental Health?”
How social media makes us unsocial | Allison Graham | TEDxSMU
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Social Media historian Allison Graham offers a witty and ironic view of a society that feels alone together despite the hundreds of virtual connections we have online. With a global population growing up via Facebook and Twitter and a perceptible shift in human interpersonal connections, the constant need for social self-validation permeates our daily existence.
What you need to know about internet addiction | Dr. Kimberly Young | TEDxBuffalo
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. We are all a bit too connected to our smartphones and web-connected devices. Dr. Young helps identify warning signs of Internet addiction and what we can do to manage technology in our daily lives.
What you are missing while being a digital zombie | Patrik Wincent | TEDxStockholm
In a hyperconnected world, where mobile devices have become appendices to our body and people check their social media accounts hundreds of times a day, human interaction is sacrificed daily in favour of digital exchanges. In his talk from TEDxStockholm event "Generation WHY?", psychotherapist Patrik Wincent takes us on a journey through his own Internet addiction, and gives us valuable tips to avoid becoming digital zombies.
Challenge-ul generatiei noastre | Mircea Bravo | TEDxEroilor
Cu totii primim zilnic o multitudine de notificari pe social media, cu totii suntem conectati si avem posibilitatea sa fim la curent cu experientele altora. Dar cat de benefic este tot acest aport de informatie si cum ne afecteaza el de fapt?
Distracted? Let's make technology that helps us spend our time well | Tristan Harris | TEDxBrussels
Tristan Harris is a design thinker, philosopher and entrepreneur – most recently focused on Design Ethics.
Tristan is rated #16 in Inc Magazine's Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30, a former Mayfield Fellow in Stanford’s Technology Venture Program in Entrepreneurship, and graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University.
Currently he’s developing a framework at Google to help product designers facilitate conscious choices for users. Before this, he was co-founder and CEO of Apture, an instant explanation engine that enabled millions of users to get on-the-fly explanations about any topic without leaving their place on the web. Google acquired Apture in 2011.
Why we should rethink our relationship with the smartphone | Lior Frenkel | TEDxBG
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Lior Frenkel explains why being hooked to our Smartphones is the most interesting - yet silent - addiction of our times. Supposing the Smartphone is here to stay, he urges us to become aware of the addiction - and discuss how a digital diet should look like - a moment before technology becomes a part of our physical bodies.
Could you live without a smartphone? | Anastasia Dedyukhina | TEDxWandsworth
Anastasia Dedyukhina ditched her smartphone, together with her senior international career in digital marketing, when she realized how dependent she had become on the gadget. Today she acts as a business mentor, supporting ethical tech startups, and runs Consciously Digital, helping companies and individuals be more productive and less stressed in an age of digital distraction. In her talk, Anastasia will explain why we feel the uncontrollable urge to check our smartphones all the time and share the valuable lessons she learned and the tips that helped her find the balance between her online and offline life.
Why I Don’t Use A Smart Phone | Ann Makosinski | TEDxTeen
Imagine all the things you can do…off of your phone. Parents be warned.
Technology Addiction and What you Can do About It. | Ben Halpert | TEDxSaintThomas
Society is guiding our children mindlessly towards technology at an alarming rate, without taking a step back to examine the potential impact this could have. For many, technology flooding starts very early in life, and is hard to escape as we become increasingly dependent on technology for even the simplest of tasks.
Hooked, Hacked, Hijacked: Reclaim Your Brain from Addictive Living: Dr. Pam Peeke at TEDxWallStreet
Dr. Pamela Peeke is an internationally renowned physician, scientist and expert in the fields of nutrition, metabolism, stress and fitness. Triathlete and marathoner, Dr. Peeke is nationally known as the "doc who walks the talk" inspiring through example. Dr. Peeke is the lifestyle expert for WebMD's 90 million members, and a regular blogger on cutting edge science in health and wellness. Presently, Dr. Peeke is Senior Science Advisor to Elements Behavioral Health, the nation's most preeminent network of eating disorders and addiction centers. Her current research focuses on how addictive behaviors have subtly and often profoundly penetrated daily lifestyle habits.
Empowering Kids to Rise Above Technology Addiction | Lisa Strohman | TEDxPasadena
After overcoming a family background rife with addiction, psychologist, attorney and concerned mom Dr. Lisa Strohman, examines the science emerging from society’s newest vice: technology. In her passionate and inspiring talk, Dr. Strohman explains how technology overuse impacts developing brains, and shares hope in a successful approach that demonstrates how the power of awareness and education can help prevent it.
Escaping video game addiction: Cam Adair at TEDxBoulder
Today, millions of people around the world from all ages struggle with video game addiction. This issue affects all of life including school grades, job retention, career aspirations and even marriages yet too often the conversation focuses on whether we should play games instead of helping those who want to stop but cannot. A video game addict for more than ten years, Cam joins us to share his story on overcoming and how he changed his life.
Inside America's First Video Game Addiction Rehab (HBO)
Inside a spacious home in the suburbs of Seattle, a group of young men are going through a technology detox.
China's Web Junkies: Internet Addiction Documentary | Op-Docs
A short documentary about a Chinese boot-camp-style treatment center for young men "addicted" to the Internet.
Boot camp to help kick Internet addiction
CNN's David McKenzie visits a school in China devoted to helping children kick their addiction to the Internet.
What I learned from my social media fast | Amber Quinney | TEDxYouth@Buffalo
Take a social media break as you explore the dangers of social media addiction on the human brain and it's harmful effects on society. College scholar Amber Quinney shares with you how she lost her appetite for virtual interaction through her year-long social media fast. Through her talk, learn how to be more mindful of your social media presence and how to be more present in your own life.
A year offline, what I have learned | Paul Miller | TEDxEutropolis
Paul Miller is an American Technology Journalist from Springfield, Missouri and senior editor for The Verge. During the past year he decided to disconnect from the hyperconnected world in an attempt to 'find himself' and become more productive. He abandoned the internet and disconnected from all Social Media, returning to a life before the net, apps and smartphones.
I'm off-grid and I'm not crazy | Esther Emery | TEDxBoise
Esther Emery had just made the switch from workplace high achiever to stay at home mom when she decided to go for a year without the Internet. For 365 days she lived without Wikipedia, social media or electronic communication of any kind, only to realize that the true challenge had never been digital. Five years later, Esther reflects on the whim that changed her life, and the shape of a personal transformation she never expected.