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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

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. 11 - Melli O'Brien, "Mrs. Mindfulness" Teacher & Practitioner

10/22/2017
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Internationally accredited meditation, yoga & mindfulness teacher Melli O'Brien draws upon her unique blend of skills to help others via conference presentations, workshops & even festivals. Trained at the Mindfulness Institute of Australia, Melli was selected by the Satyananda Mangrove Mountain Ashram (the largest ashram in the southern hemisphere) to teach mindfulness retreats & is also a regular at other mindfulness retreats & courses in Australia & abroad. Noting that her mission is...

Duration: 00:59:01


Ep. 10 - Nicholas Carr, Author Of “The Glass Cage” & ”Utopia Is Creepy“

10/8/2017
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Author Nicholas Carr writes about technology & culture. His latest book, “Utopia Is Creepy” (http://a.co/7dwlAjY), collects his best essays, blog posts, & other writings from the past dozen years for an alternative history of our tech-besotted time. His previous work, 2014’s “The Glass Cage: How Our Computers Are Changing Us”, examined the personal & social consequences of our ever growing dependency on computers, robots & apps. His 2010 book, “The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to...

Duration: 01:01:52


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


Ep. 7 - Mark Bauerlein, Author Of "Dumbest Generation: How Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans"

8/28/2017
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Mark Bauerlein earned his doctorate in English at UCLA in 1988 & has taught at Emory since 1989, with a two-and-a-half year break in 2003-05 to serve as the Director, Office of Research & Analysis, at the National Endowment for the Arts. Apart from his scholarly work, he publishes in popular periodicals such as The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, The Washington Post, TLS, and Chronicle of Higher Education. His latest book, "The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies...

Duration: 01:05:40


Ep. 6 - Neil Seligman, Founder of The Conscious Professional

8/7/2017
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Neil Seligman is the Founder of http://www.theconsciousprofessional.com , the Author of 100 Mindfulness Meditations and one of the UK’s leading experts in Corporate Mindfulness, Wellbeing and Professional Resilience. In this episode Neil discusses about his work at The Conscious Professional and what his mission and goal is. According to Neil his practice brings skills of mindfulness to professionals. His vision is enlightened executives and conscious businesses. Neil links mindfulness to...

Duration: 00:45:03


Ep. 5 - Tiffany Shlain, Emmy-Nominated Filmmaker Behind "Technology Shabbat"

7/17/2017
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For the past eight years, Emmy-nominated filmmaker Tiffany Shlain, her husband & two children have embraced "Technology Shabbat", a modernized version of the Jewish day of rest, where they break away from digital screens & other technology for 24 hours. Shlain joins host Robert Plotkin to discuss how "Technology Shabbat" works & doesn't prevent her & her husband from embracing technology in their everyday lives. Tiffany Shlain is an American filmmaker, author, & public speaker regarded as...

Duration: 00:27:26


Ep. 4 - Dr. Susan Maushart, Author of "The Winter of Our Disconnect"

5/15/2017
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Journalist, broadcaster & communication consultant Dr. Susan Maushart joins host Robert Plotkin to discuss her internationally acclaimed memoir & BBC Book of the Week The Winter of Our Disconnect: How Three Totally Wired Teenagers (& a Mother Who Slept with Her iPhone) Pulled the Plug on Their Technology & Lived to Tell the Tale. Maushart is the author of five books, including the feminist classics The Mask of Motherhood & Wifework. An independent producer, Susan's popular radio series...

Duration: 00:38:30


Ep. 3 - Dr. Judson Brewer, Director of Research, Center for Mindfulness

4/18/2017
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Dr. Judson Brewer joins host Robert Plotkin to discuss mindfulness training for addiction. Brewer is a thought leader in the ‘science of self-mastery,” having combined nearly 20 years of experience with mindfulness training with his scientific research therein. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles & book chapters, spoken at international conferences, & his work has been featured in 60 Minutes, TEDx, Time Magazine, Forbes, the BBC, NPR, BusinessWeek & others. He is Director of...

Duration: 00:51:19


Ep. 2 - Maggie Jackson, Author of "Distracted: The Erosion of Attention & the Coming Dark Age"

4/10/2017
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Maggie Jackson joins host Robert Plotkin or a discussion on technology in our lives & how too much technology can lead to burn out. Jackson is an award-winning author & former Boston Globe columnist known for her penetrating coverage of social issues, especially technology’s impact on humanity. Her essays & articles have appeared in publications worldwide, including the The New York Times, Business Week, Utne, & on National Public Radio. Her acclaimed book, Distracted: The Erosion of...

Duration: 01:08:58


Introducing the Technology For Mindfulness Podcast

2/17/2017
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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...

Duration: 00:01:52