You’re inevitably late to your 9:30 a.m. class and pedaling as fast as your legs can allow. Your phone slips out of your pocket, but your case wasn’t rated for bicycle drops. You pedal back, embarrassed and turn your phone over to an ornate (and expensive) spiderweb on your screen. With new flexible phones, you…
Featured in a recent National Public Radio (NPR) article about smartphone usage and addiction, psychiatrist Anna Lembke M.D. sat down with The Daily to discuss her clinical work and how it relates to the increasing prevalence of technology addiction.
Stanford researchers found Americans are widely distributed in terms of physical activity, a trend that correlates with high obesity levels. The study reveals the desired, lower activity inequality can be achieved with more “walkable” environments.
I don’t want to be contactable at every instant, or ever-present in the virtual world. We have adopted a new lifestyle without giving enough thought to what it means to be constantly sharing aspects of our lives on our thin simulacrums online.