Tiffany Shlain admittedly loves technology. She has made a career of exploring how technology impacts our brain, our society, and our relationships. And yet, she says that the weekly Technology Shabbat she and her family practice, from Friday sunset to Saturday sunset, is “the best day of the week. Unplugging for a day makes time slow down and makes me feel more present with my family.” Annie talks with Tiffany about the benefits of unplugging from the screen and tips for parents on how to bring the gift to of Technology Shabbat to every family.
About Tiffany Shlain
Tiffany Shlain is a filmmaker, founder of The Webby Awards, author, and speaker whose work explores navigating our connected world and thoughts on how to shape our future. She has been honored by Newsweek as one of the “Women Shaping the 21st Century” and singled out by NPR on their list of “Best Commencement Speeches, Ever.” Tiffany’s Emmy nominated hit series on AOL, The Future Starts Here, received over 20 million views and was just renewed for a second season launching Fall 2014. Check out two of The Future Starts Here episodes, Technology Shabbat and Tech Etiquette. Learn more about Tiffany Shlain at MoxieInstitute.org and TiffanyShlain.com
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