A Radical Approach to Setting Boundaries with Technology.

We’ll go into the what, why, and how of this addiction, and then look at strategies that will be useful methodologies for shifting our behaviours and habits. I hope to join you in the course very soon.

Course curriculum

    1. Introduction: My Story

    2. We're Addicted, Admit It

    3. The Medium Is The Message

    4. Layers of Attention

    5. Working Out How We're Addicted

    1. Avoidance of Discomfort

    2. Stress & Isolation - how tech promises social reward but underdelivers

    3. Misattribution of the problem - Cruel Optimism and how capitalism promises the answer and doesn’t deliver

    4. Limitations of the answer offered by tech

    1. A Solution

    2. Environment Design

    3. Community + Conviviality

    4. Conclusion: Your Brain As A Plant

About this course

  • £15.99
  • 0.5 hours of video content

Featured People

These are some of the people who's books and works I drew on as inspiration for the design and content of this course.

  • Johan Hari, Author of Stolen Focus

  • James Clear, Author of Atomic Habits

  • Nir Eyal, author of Indistractible

  • Peter Drucker, management consultant, educator, and author

  • Victor Frankl. Psychiatrist & Author

  • Ivan Illich, Philosopher and social critic

  • Oliver Burkeman, Author of 4000 Weeks

  • Erving Goffman, Author of The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life

  • Shoshanna Zuzoff, Author of Surveillance Capitalism

  • Lauren Berlant, Scholar, Cultural Theorist, and Author