Disconnected – “digital detox”

Disconnected, a documentary by Carleton College students that follows 3 students in their effort to go 3 weeks without computers (and smartphones, and other web-enabled devices?). Understanding the role of media and technology in our lives by going without. Reminds me of a “day without Facebook” exercise that I and several students did as part of an inquiry group, to try to understand the nature of our attachment. May use a version of this exercise in future freshman seminar (Technology and You).

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One response to “Disconnected – “digital detox”

  1. I showed this doc in my Media Technology course last week right before spring break, and challenged them to “disconnect” from some technology that they usually use over break. We’ll see the results next week…

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