Tag: devices

  • Cutting kid device time

    In this great article on letting kids be bored here is one highlight. When not being uberparented, kids today are left to their own devices — their own digital devices, that is. Parents preparing for a long car ride or airplane trip are like Army officers plotting a complicated land maneuver. Which movies to load […]

  • Phones suck the life out of a room

    David James Swanson for raptitude: The no-phones policy illuminated something about smartphone use that’s hard to see when it’s so ubiquitous: our phones drain the life out of a room. They give everyone a push-button way to completely disengage their mind from their surroundings, while their body remains in the room, only minimally aware of…