TECH TOOLS & RESOURCES
Some technology is really useful and can help us without being super time suckers.
Here are some tools to help you with screen time management so you have less distracted time.
Tech Companies Control Billions of Minds Every Day
A handful of people working at a handful of tech companies steer the thoughts of billions of people every day, says design thinker Tristan Harris. From Facebook notifications to Snapstreaks to YouTube autoplays, they're all competing for one thing: your attention. Check out the Center for Humane Technology whose mission is to advance thoughtful solutions to changing the system. They are pressing the big tech companies to realign technology with humanities best interests.
How Tech Has Kids Hooked
Are your kids addicted to technology? Six teens speak openly and honestly to Common Sense Media about their relationship with social media, gaming and getting caught up in technology.
The Secret to Living Longer May be Your Social Life
The Italian island of Sardinia has more than six times as many centenarians as the mainland and ten times as many as North America. Why? According to psychologist Susan Pinker, it's not a sunny disposition or a low-fat, gluten-free diet that keeps the islanders healthy -- it's their emphasis on close personal relationships and face-to-face interactions. Learn more about super longevity as Pinker explains what it takes to live to 100 and beyond.