Podcast: Cal Newport on Digital MinimalismMarch 18, 2019
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Cal Newport suggests a radical notion: Do we really need our smartphones?
Rabbi Rami talks to Cal Newport about the ways different digital social networks manipulate and monetize us and how to construct a philosophy of technology use that better serves us. His feature "7 Tales of Digital Minimalism" appears in the March/April 2019 issue of Spirituality & Health.
Cal Newport is an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University and the author of six books, including Deep Work and So Good They Can't Ignore You and his latest Digital Minimalism. You won't find him on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, but you can often find him at home with his family in Washington, DC, or writing essays for his popular website calnewport.com.