February 11, 2016 We know, we know. Digital distractions make us less focused. In a challenge from WNYC's Note to Self podcast, NPR staff come face to face with their consumption addictions.
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January 25, 2016 Ever feel like you can't handle all the information pouring toward you from all the screens? But you keep reading and watching anyway? This five-day experiment from WNYC may just be for you.
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The crew of Star Trek: Voyager
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May 17, 2014 Life's many entanglements are demanding, never more so than now. Commentator Alva Noë finds himself fantasizing about what it would be like to suddenly and unexpectedly be cut free from those ties.
Green time, not screen time.
December 11, 2013 We have a vice: an addiction to screen time and digital linkage. Not a moment is allowed to go by without tapping into some free-flowing source of information. The antidote, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser, is renewal of our links to the natural world.
January 14, 2013 Just when we were patting ourselves on the back for avoiding the end of the world, the folks at The Edge offer more than 150 reasons to worry this year. Commentator Tania Lombrozo identifies some common areas of concern.
November 29, 2010 In our first hour, the significance of the Wikileaks cables, and climate change on the Opinion Page. In our second hour, comedian turned novelist Steve Martin, and dealing with information overload.
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