Our guest this week is Cal Newport author of Deep Work and most recently Digital Minimalism. He is a Computer Science Professor at Georgetown with a PhD from MIT. We discuss his new book that shines a harsh light on our addiction to technology and how to break it. Plus, why you need a Digital Detox and a change to your digital life.
He also gets into how smart phones have changed from something meant to help us to something engineered to hack our brains into compulsively staring at it. This is a must listen for anyone who feels like they are being used by their smart phone and not the other way around.
Here are the journals that Gib uses: The Best Self Journal and a blank Moleskin
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