Taming Technology: Setting Boundaries With your Devices for Maximum Productivity
By: Arianna Huffington & Sherry Turkle
Duration: 39m 18s
Released: January 5, 2018
Improve your well-being by discovering how to manage your time and energy. Learn how to become your most productive self. Thought leader Sherry Turkle shares how to set boundaries with your devices and technology, to live a life with less stress, more empathy, and better health.
- Putting technology into perspective
- Becoming more empathetic
- Increasing creativity
- Balancing work
- Valuing your time
- Prioritizing friends and family
- 1. Takeing Charge of Technology
Arianna Huffington is the founder of The Huffington Post, the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, and the author of 15 books, including, most recently, Thrive and The Sleep Revolution. In May 2005, she launched TheHuffingtonPost.com, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely-read, linked to, and frequently-cited media brands on the Internet. In August 2016, she launched Thrive Global, a corporate and consumer well-being and productivity platform with the mission of changing the way people work and live by ending the collective delusion that burnout is the price one must pay for success.
Time named her in the 100 Most Influential People list, and Forbes named her in The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list. Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Cambridge University with an MA in economics. At 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union.
She serves on numerous boards, including Uber and the Center for Public Integrity.
Her last two books, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder and The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night At A Time, both became instant international bestsellers.
She is a mother, sister, flat shoe advocate, and sleep evangelist.
Sherry Turkle is the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé professor of the social studies of science and technology at MIT.
Sherry is a consultant, researcher, social psychologist, and best-selling author. She has spent the last 30 years researching the psychology of people’s relationships with technology, investigating the intersection of digital technology and human relationships from the early days of personal computers to our current world of robotics, artificial intelligence, social networking, and mobile connectivity. She is also the founding director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self, a center of research and reflection on the evolving connections between people and artifacts.