Experience People Movement to Combat Digital Addictions
Entrepreneur embarks on US tour to explore negative implications of technology on society and offer solutions for change
In an age permeated by digital, technology has changed the landscape of society and negatively impacted our interpersonal relationships. The millennial generation openly suffer from a digital dependency: an addiction to email, tweets and SMS that have deep and harmful implications for the future. Accordingly to Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Annual Internet Trends Report, people check their phones an average of 150 times per day, or once every six minutes.
Rehab was once associated solely with alcohol and narcotics. As reliance on our mobile devices and tablets continue to develop, digital detoxes are increasingly necessary and popular. Detoxes allow people to turn-off at retreats and workshops, and a new initiative aims to make that disconnected lifestyle intuitive.