Posts Tagged ‘digital vacation‘

At Tech-Free Camps, People Pay Hundreds To Unplug

Link: At Tech-Free Camps, People Pay Hundreds To Unplug infoneer-pulse: The overwhelming and endless stream of electronic alerts and messages on our computers, phones and tablets is driving demand for a new kind of summer camp for adults. “Technology-free” camps that force their campers to

fastcompany: Baratunde Thurston unplugged from his digital life for 25 days and is sharing his experience. “The greatest gift I gave myself was a restored appreciation for disengagement, silence, and emptiness. I don’t need to fill every time slot with an appointment, and I don’t

As every aspect of our daily lives has become hyperconnected, some people on the cutting edge of tech are trying their best to push it back a few feet. Keeping their phone in their pocket. Turning off their home Wi-Fi at night or on weekends.

thisistheverge: I’m still here: back online after a year without the internet Paul Miller returns after a year off the internet. I was wrong. One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought