Videos about why and how to unplug...

 

Gavin
Pretor-Pinney

Gavin Pretor-Pinney's TED Talk about cloud spotting. A great reminder to slow down,keep your head up and look at the clouds. Because "cloud spotting legitimizes doing nothing." Being in the present is good for your ideas and creativity.

Sherry Turkle

"Sherry Turkle really got us thinking about how our need for technology has interfered with our need for each other."

http://www.ted.com
As we expect more from technology, do we expect less from each other? Sherry Turkle studies how our devices and online personas are redefining human connection and communication -- and asks us to think deeply about the new kinds of connection we want to have.


Simon Sinek

"This video clip went absolutely viral!! I had tons of people message me about it. "

- Founder, Kim Cavallo

Author and TED speaker Simon Sinek talks with Tom Bilyeu on Inside Quest about millennials and how addiction to technology is leading to addiction and costing them relationships, jobs and personal satisfaction.

Text Addiction

"This video showed us what's going on in our brain and why it's so hard to stop checking our phone!"

Can People Become Addicted to Texting? Brain Signal is a collaboration between Dr. Susan Weinschenk and TruScribe to present bite size brain science you can apply in your life. http://www.TheTeamW.com Susan "The Brain lady" has 30 years of experience as a behavioral psychologist. She is the founder and principal of Weinschenk Institute, an author, and a mentor.

Tristan Harris

For Sunday night's "60 Minutes," Anderson Cooper got a rare insider's look at how Silicon Valley gets users glued to their phones. He spoke with former Google product manager Tristan Harris, who quit and now advocates for better use of smart devices. Harris joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the "attention economy" and companies' engagement strategies.