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Robert Plotkin, co-creator of the “Hack Your Mind” series at MIT, explores the intersection between the practice of mindfulness and the use of technology in the modern age on the Technology For Mindfulness Podcast. Show notes can be found at TechnologyForMindfulness.com/, and you can also follow us at Twitter.com/TechForMindful and Facebook.com/TechnologyForMindfulness/. Come back often and feel free to subscribe in iTunes or add the Technology For Mindfulness Podcast to your favorite podcast application.

Robert Plotkin, co-creator of the “Hack Your Mind” series at MIT, explores the intersection between the practice of mindfulness and the use of technology in the modern age on the Technology For Mindfulness Podcast. Show notes can be found at TechnologyForMindfulness.com/, and you can also follow us at Twitter.com/TechForMindful and Facebook.com/TechnologyForMindfulness/. Come back often and feel free to subscribe in iTunes or add the Technology For Mindfulness Podcast to your favorite podcast application.
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Robert Plotkin, co-creator of the “Hack Your Mind” series at MIT, explores the intersection between the practice of mindfulness and the use of technology in the modern age on the Technology For Mindfulness Podcast. Show notes can be found at TechnologyForMindfulness.com/, and you can also follow us at Twitter.com/TechForMindful and Facebook.com/TechnologyForMindfulness/. Come back often and feel free to subscribe in iTunes or add the Technology For Mindfulness Podcast to your favorite podcast application.

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Episodes

28: Dr. Delaney Ruston, Physician-Turned-Filmmaker Behind “Screenagers”

6/18/2018
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Dr. Delaney Ruston is a filmmaker, Stanford trained physician & mother of two. Through her company, MyDoc Productions, in January 2016 Delaney's latest film was released titled, Screenagers. The film probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including her own, to examine the impact of digital world on today's kids & what can be done to help them find balance. The film is screening to packed audiences in multiple cities across the country & is gaining much attention in the press (Dr....

Duration:00:34:13

27: Josh Clark, UX Designer & Design Leader

6/4/2018
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Josh Clark is a UX designer and design leader who helps organizations build products for what’s next. He is founder of Big Medium, a New York design studio specializing in future-friendly interfaces for artificial intelligence, connected devices, and responsive websites. His clients include Samsung, Time Inc, ExxonMobil, About.com, TechCrunch, Entertainment Weekly, eBay, O’Reilly Media, and many others. Josh is author of several books, including Designing for Touch (A Book Apart) and...

Duration:00:33:43

26: Éowyn Ahlstrom, Mindfulness & MBSR Practitioner & Teacher

5/24/2018
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Éowyn Ahlstrom first encountered meditation and yoga more than twenty years ago and has been practicing avidly ever since. She has made mindfulness practice a central priority in her life, attending many silent meditation retreats and yoga practice courses, as well as deeply studying both ancient and modern texts regarding these practices. Éowyn currently serves as the guiding teacher for the mindfulness communities of the Lancaster First Unitarian Church and the Gardner Unitarian...

Duration:01:15:20

25: Pete Dunlap, The "Digital Detangler"

5/8/2018
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Employees have never had a harder time staying focused on the task at hand. Distractions have become so prevalent that today only 45% of employees' time goes to primary job duties. The average employee wastes more than 8 hours of each workweek, and more than half of that time takes place on a mobile device. All this multitasking and that pile of read-but-not-responded-to emails cause employees significant stress. Unfortunately, two out of three workers say their employer is doing nothing...

Duration:00:48:01

24: Ananda Leeke, Practical Mindfulness Expert

4/25/2018
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Ananda Leeke discovered mindfulness when her career as a young lawyer and investment banker did not produce the level of success she expected. Today, Ananda makes a difference in the world by helping people & organizations outsmart stress & embrace #ThrivingMindfully. As the CEO of Ananda Leeke Consulting, she develops & implements trainings, tools, practices & other resources that promote mindfulness in a way that is practical, impactful & accessible. She also leads the social media &...

Duration:00:53:44

23: Dr. Larry Rosen, 'Psychology of Technology' Expert

4/9/2018
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Dr. Larry Rosen is Professor Emeritus & Past Chair of the Psychology Department at California State University, Dominguez Hills. He is a research psychologist, computer educator, keynote speaker & is recognized as an international expert in the “Psychology of Technology.” Over the past 30-plus years, Dr. Rosen & his colleagues have examined reactions to technology among more than 70,000 people in the United States & in 22 other countries. He has written 7 books including: (1) “The...

Duration:00:45:20

22: Michael Harris, Author of "Solitude" & "The End of Absence"

3/26/2018
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Michael John Harris is the author of Solitude: In Pursuit of a Singular Life in a Crowded World & The End of Absence, which won the Governor General’s Literary Award & became a national bestseller. He writes about media, civil liberties, & the arts, for dozens of publications, including The Washington Post, Wired, Salon, The Huffington Post, & The Globe & Mail. His work has been a finalist for the RBC Taylor Prize, the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction, the Chautauqua Prize, the...

Duration:00:53:55

21: Victor Shoenberger, Author of "Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age"

3/12/2018
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Viktor Mayer-Schönberger is the Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at Oxford, focusing on the role of information in a networked economy. Previously, he spent ten years on the faculty of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Victor has published eleven books, including the international bestseller “Big Data” (HMH, co-authored with Kenneth Cukier, translated into more than 20 languages), “Learning with Big Data” (HMH, co-authored with Kenneth Cukier) and the awards-winning...

Duration:00:41:41

20: Waylon Lewis, Founder of ElephantJournal.com

3/5/2018
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Waylon Lewis, founder of Elephant Magazine, now elephantjournal.com, & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a...

Duration:00:49:00

19: Dr. Catherine Steiner Adair, Author of "The Big Disconnect"

2/26/2018
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Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair is an internationally recognized clinical psychologist, school consultant & author of the award-winning book, "The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood & Family Relationships in the Digital Age", where she examines ways in which the wonders of technology & media also change how children learn & grow to show parents & educators how to reap the benefits of tech while reducing the risks it poses at every stage of child development. Through the past 30 years, Dr....

Duration:01:02:36

18 - William Powers, Author of “New Slow City: Living Simply in the World's Fastest City”

2/12/2018
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William Powers has worked for two decades in development aid and conservation in Latin America, Africa, and North America. From 2002 to 2004 he managed the community components of a project in the Bolivian Amazon that won a 2003 prize for environmental innovation from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. His essays and commentaries on global issues have appeared in the New York Times and the International Herald Tribune and on National Public Radio’s Fresh Air. Powers has worked...

Duration:00:43:58

17: Christopher Plowman, "Insight Timer" Meditation App Co-Owner

1/29/2018
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Christopher Plowman is the co-owner of Insight Timer, a home to more than 1,300,000 meditators that is rated as the top free meditation app in the Android & Apple stores. Four years ago, Christopher’s brother, Nicho, quit the corporate world to become a meditation teacher, & in 2014, they decided to merge experiences by launching a meditation company. Christopher believes meditation is slowly (but surely) becoming mainstream, not just in Silicon Valley, but in regional communities all...

Duration:00:53:28

17: Christopher Plowman, "Insight Timer" Meditation App Co-Owner

1/29/2018
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Christopher Plowman is the co-owner of Insight Timer, a home to more than 1,300,000 meditators that is rated as the top free meditation app in the Android & Apple stores. Four years ago, Christopher’s brother, Nicho, quit the corporate world to become a meditation teacher, & in 2014, they decided to merge experiences by launching a meditation company. Christopher believes meditation is slowly (but surely) becoming mainstream, not just in Silicon Valley, but in regional communities all...

Duration:00:53:28

16: Liza Kindred, "Mindful Technology" Fashion & Tech Expert

1/15/2018
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Liza Kindred is an author, speaker & founder of "Mindful Technology". She's worked with some of the top companies fashion and tech companies like VOGUE Magazine, Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdales, Hearst Media, Time Inc, Microsoft, Cisco, Vodafone & Amazon. Liza has also appeared in the The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Financial Times, Market Watch and other publications. After spending twenty years working in fashion & technology, eventually specializing in wearable tech, Liza...

Duration:00:47:03

A Mindful New Year: A Technology for Mindfulness Special Episode

12/30/2017
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Happy 2018! In this episode, Technology For Mindfulness Host Robert Plotkin offers tips for a new tradition in 2018. Rather than picking one or more New Year's "resolutions", try focusing on New Year's "intentions". On each episode of the Technology For Mindfulness Podcast, Robert Plotkin, co-creator of the “Hack Your Mind” series at MIT, explores the intersection between the practice of mindfulness & the use of technology in the modern age. Show notes can be found at...

Duration:00:05:29

Ep. 15 - Bill Davidow, Author of "Overconnected: The Promise & Threat of the Internet"

12/18/2017
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Bill Davidow has more than 30 years of experience as a high-technology industry executive & venture investor. He's the author of "Overconnected: The Promise and Threat of the Internet" & "Marketing High Technology" as well as the co-author of "Total Customer Service & The Virtual Corporation". Bill earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Dartmouth College, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from both Dartmouth College & the California Institute of Technology, & a...

Duration:00:57:59

Ep. 14 - Carl Honore, “Slow Movement” Global Spokesman

12/4/2017
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Carl Honoré is an award-winning writer, broadcaster & TED speaker. As the global guru on the Slow Movement, he travels the world to teach individuals & organizations how to power forward by slowing down. Carl’s audiences range from C-suite executives, entrepreneurs & IT professionals to clients like Microsoft, Barclays & Reuters, having been featured in a series for BBC Radio 4 called “The Slow Coach” as well as Australian TV (ABC 1) show “Frantic Family Rescue”. He hosts a podcast called...

Duration:00:50:54

Ep. 13 - Linda Stone, "Continuous Partial Attention" Writer & Consultant

11/20/2017
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Widely recognized visionary thinker & thought leader Linda Stone is a writer, speaker & consultant focused on trends & their strategic & consumer implications, innovation & the physiology of our relationship with technology, & how our relationship with technology can evolve. Articles on her work have appeared in the New York Times, Newsweek, The Economist, Boston Globe, Harvard Business Review, & hundreds of blogs. In her 7+ years at Apple, she had the opportunity to do pioneering work in...

Duration:00:58:17

Ep. 12 - Holland Haiis, Digital Detox & Connectivity Expert

11/6/2017
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Known as the “Digital Detox & Connectivity Expert”, Holland Haiis often appears on CNN, CBS, NBC, Sirius Radio & other media outlets to explain how to increase connection within ourselves while finding a technological balance. Haiis is a dynamic speaker, corporate trainer & author of the book “Consciously Connecting: A Simple Process to Reconnect in a Disconnected World”. She speaks on how to work & live more human, why playtime is imperative to drive creativity, & the neuroscience of too...

Duration:00:55:34

Ep. 9 - Dave Crenshaw, Time Management Coach & Author Of "The Myth Of Multitasking"

9/24/2017
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Time management author, public speaker, coach & trainer Dave Crenshaw has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, the BBC News, & his courses on LinkedIn Learning have received millions of views. Crenshaw's three books, including “The Myth of Multitasking“ & his newest, ”The Power of Having Fun: How Meaningful Breaks Help You Get More Done”, are in stores now & can be purchased online at http://a.co/1f44cqo/. The irony of Dave’s mission is that he considers himself very chaotic...

Duration:00:44:44